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May 6, 2014
Developer plans large housing project at Haines and Arrowhead roads
Some developers already are beginning to respond to the market opportunity for new housing in Duluth. Perhaps there is no stronger evidence of this fact than plans now being drawn for a 396-unit rental housing development proposed on a 54-acre site at Haines and Arrowhead roads. Aaron...
May 6, 2014 - 10:42pm
May 2, 2014
School Board Member's View: Red Plan grew $11.2M via secret change orders
Some things are changing in the Duluth public schools. We have three new School Board members improving the demeanor of the board and a modest...
May 2, 2014 - 10:22pm
April 30, 2014
8th District DFLers to meet for Nolan endorsement
Delegates to the 8th Congressional District on Saturday will make their official endorsement of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to serve another term. Democrats will gather for a one-day convention at the Nashwauk Recreation Center. Nolan, elected in 2012, is facing a challenge from Republican...
April 30, 2014 - 6:41pm
April 29, 2014
Bygones for Tuesday, April 29, 2014
News Tribune, April 29, 1974 * A group of Morgan Park High School students is helping the city of Duluth in cleaning up Chambers Grove Park, which was damaged by vandalism last winter. The students are raising money to replace broken windows and repair other damage. * Thirty-six...
April 29, 2014 - 9:36am
April 26, 2014
Demolition to start next week on KDLH building
The old KDLH-TV and Palladio buildings in downtown Duluth are coming down. Demolition of the KDLH building is scheduled to begin May 5, with...
April 26, 2014 - 11:12pm
April 22, 2014
Heavy snow exposes weakness in new Lincoln Park school roof
The cafeteria of Lincoln Park Middle School will be closed for most of July through mid-August while repairs are made to some of the wooden trusses supporting the ceiling. In early February, district employees noticed a deformed connecting plate on a truss, and had it inspected by...
April 22, 2014 - 8:05pm
NorShor Theatre project awaits word on state aid
The timeline for renovating downtown Duluth’s iconic NorShor Theatre could be pushed back slightly once again tonight. The Duluth Economic Development Authority is slated to take up a resolution that would amend its memo of understanding with developer Sherman Associates, providing...
April 22, 2014 - 7:59pm
April 21, 2014
Duluth mayor wants to change course on bike trail
Duluth Mayor Don Ness proposed Monday that the city shelve plans to push a Cross-City Trail through the Irving neighborhood this summer. But...
April 21, 2014 - 10:32pm
Our view: Skepticism abounds over container homes
The News Tribune isn’t alone with its healthy dose of skepticism when it comes to this idea of converting hulking, ugly scrap shipping containers...
April 21, 2014 - 8:33am
April 20, 2014
Our View: Converting shipping containers into low-income housing is a tough sell
No question Duluth architect Doug Zaun is as creative and brilliant and good as it gets. But look what he’s taking on: He’s drawing designs...
April 20, 2014 - 12:01am
Smart design creates successful housing units
The concept of utilizing used shipping containers for housing typically conjures up appalling images of transporting people who are marginalized...
April 20, 2014 - 12:01am
April 19, 2014
Study highlights deficiencies in Superior school buildings
A referendum may be on the horizon for the Superior school district following the results of its latest facilities study. Engineering and architectural firm LHB presented its preliminary recommendations to the Superior School Board earlier this week, after a nearly year-long study...
April 19, 2014 - 10:49pm
April 16, 2014
After overseeing UMD's science boom, dean to step down
Undergraduate enrollment in the University of Minnesota Duluth Swenson College of Science and Engineering has grown by nearly 50 percent since...
April 16, 2014 - 7:18pm
April 12, 2014
North Shore School addition will gather students under one roof
For the students who learn in the portable classrooms at North Shore Community School, a restroom break means heading outside and swiping an...
April 12, 2014 - 9:35pm
April 7, 2014
Part of Duluth Armory roof caves in
The Duluth Armory building experienced a partial roof collapse over the weekend, according to Duluth firefighters. Emergency workers were called to the building shortly after 2 p.m. Monday to check out the hole in the center of the roof. “There is a hole in the roof that stretches...
April 7, 2014 - 10:48pm