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August 4, 2016
A microphone stands ready for comedian Jerry Seinfeld to use during his recent show at Symphony Hall at the DECC. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Going behind the curtain at the DECC
August 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
Karen McTavish (left) and Claudia Clark Myers repair a boot owned by KISS bass player and vocalist Gene Simmons at McTavish Quilting Studio Wednesday afternoon. Simmons was in town with KISS to perform at Amsoil Arena Wednesday night. (Submitted photos)
Duluth quilter, costume designer come to Gene Simmons' aid
August 4, 2016 - 2:42pm
August 3, 2016
A painting by Duluth native Don Esse depicts Elvis Presley. Mural reproductions of Esse's paintings of iconic celebrities who have performed at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center are being hung at the DECC Arena. (submitted photo)
DECC arena welcomes new artwork picturing iconic performances
August 3, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 31, 2016
The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center as seen from the air in July 2016. The DECC is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. (Clint Austin /
A timeline of 50 years of the Duluth Arena-Auditorium / DECC
July 31, 2016 - 8:58am
Micah Miller (20) and Eric Soderberg (14) of Grand Rapids celebrate after they defeated Duluth East in the final seconds of regulation during the Section 7AA championship game on Feb. 25, 2016 at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Grand Rapids beat East 6-5 to advance to the state tournament. (Clint Austin /
50 years of the DECC: Home to high school hockey drama
July 31, 2016 - 8:10am
John Landsteiner (from left), Jared Zezel, Jeff Isaacson and John Shuster pose for a group shot during a media event for the Olympic-bound rink at the Duluth Curling Club in January 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
50 years of the DECC - DECC memories: Linda Christensen / Duluth Curling Club
July 31, 2016 - 8:02am
Minnesota Duluth head coach Shannon Miller and Karine Demeule celebrate after defeating Wisconsin 4-0 to win a national title at the DECC in Duluth on March 22, 2008. (News Tribune file photo)
50 years of the DECC - DECC memories: Shannon Miller
July 31, 2016 - 7:59am
50 years of the DECC - DECC memories: Brian Matuszak
July 31, 2016 - 7:49am
University of Minnesota Duluth Provost Raymond Darland (center) performs the ceremonial drop of the puck at the first hockey game played at the Duluth Arena, now part of the DECC, on Nov. 19, 1966. The players are UMD’s Huffer Christiansen (left) and Jim Branch of Minnesota (right). (Photo courtesy of UMD)
50 years of the DECC: For UMD hockey, Duluth Arena was big step to the big time
July 31, 2016 - 7:47am
The construction of the new arena and parking ramp in button
DECC has endured challenges, changes over five decades
July 31, 2016 - 7:45am
The Duluth Arena-Auditorium Administrative Board on Nov. 26, 1963, completing transfer of deeds for the property: seated from left. T.O. Kirkvold, F.S. Laskowski, Louis Z. Zalk, Robert Prescott, A.C. Josephs. Standing are, from left, Thomas Plante, John Killen, Leonard Underdahl, J.E. Montague, Robert Dettman, Annabelle Gallagher, Paul Miller and Manley Goldfine.
New Arena-Auditorium altered Duluth's future 50 years ago
July 31, 2016 - 7:45am
Sister Mary Charles McGough of St. Scholastica Monastery, sculptor of the granite relief outside the Arena-Auditorium, chats with Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Mayor George D. Johnson at the facility's opening. (News Tribune file photo)
50 years of the DECC: The story behind the sculpture
July 31, 2016 - 7:42am
Minnesota Ballet dancer Suzanne Kritzberg performs a jump while dancing her role of Swanilda in the production of Coppelia at the DECC Auditorium in 2012.
From ballet to B.B.: DECC provides a 'home' for high-quality entertainment
July 31, 2016 - 7:40am
Jim Heffernan
Jim Heffernan column: Former reporter remembers covering progress of Arena-Auditorium, exciting opening week
July 31, 2016 - 7:40am
July 20, 2016
Dan Russell, executive director of the DECC, stands in in the main lobby at the entry of Amsoil Arena. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Pressroom Podcast:The DECC celebrates 50 years
July 20, 2016 - 12:28am