Construction of an $8 million La Quinta Inn and Suites near Miller Hill Mall can now move forward after the project plan was approved by the Duluth Planning Commission on Tuesday.RELATED CONTENT
TODAY: Southern flow will return as a clipper system enters the region. This will get our highs up to 25. With warmer air reaching us, we’ll see mostly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of snow showers.RELATED CONTENT
The Duluth school district’s share of property taxes will increase by nearly 12 percent for the second consecutive year.
Bob McDonald moved to within one of career victory No. 1,000 as Chisholm went on the road to down Hibbing 59-53 on Tuesday night.RELATED CONTENT
Visit Duluth has appointed Scott Keenan to serve as its interim director and has hired a recruiter to help find a successor for Terry Mattson, who stepped down Dec. 6 from his post at the local tourism organization he had led for the past 28 years.RELATED CONTENT
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Coast Guard Petty Officer Jon Bauer (left), with the help of a line pulled by two other Coast Guard members, drags Chief Petty Officer Thomas Sands out of the waters of the Duluth harbor Tuesday morning. In keeping with the Coast Guard motto of Semper Paratus (always ready) the four members of the USCG Cutter Katmai Bay’s crew conducted ice rescue drills near the ship. (Steve Kuchera / firstname.lastname@example.org)