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Our View: Let the legislative fireworks begin
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Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
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February 18, 2018
Pilot program could help Duluth restore old homes
Duluth's large inventory of old homes is sometimes considered a handicap, but At Large City Councilor Zack Filipovich views it as a potential...
February 18, 2018 - 8:06pm
Local View: We can preserve 'local' and also protect what is truly all of ours
In the United States, there is a growing battle between the ideals of "local" and "federal." This struggle is seen particularly in the use and...
December 18, 2017 - 6:46pm
October 29, 2017
NorShor nears finish line: Final push to restore historic theater by December deadline
After years of planning and 16 months of construction, the renovation of Duluth's historic NorShor Theatre is finally nearing completion. It...
October 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 24, 2017
Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad seeks 'landmark' status
Supporters of the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad, an all-volunteer scenic rail service that runs through Duluth's westernmost neighborhoods,...
October 24, 2017 - 6:25pm
July 12, 2010
City warned: Preservation changes could be costly
Changes in the role of Duluth's Heritage Preservation Commission could potentially weaken its authority and threaten the city's ability to tap...
July 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
The long and storied life of the NorShor, Part II
In 1982, Eric Ringsred purchased the NorShor, primarily, he said, to keep the building out of the hands of those who might destroy it. The emergency...
April 30, 2010 - 11:41am
April 29, 2010
BIZ Blog: Preservation gains and loses
Business, consumer and economic tidbits from DNT reporter Candace Renalls. Click here to view previous posts or additional resources.
April 29, 2010 - 3:25pm
March 2, 2010
Group that bid on St. Louis County jail has good history of renovation
An old school in Plymouth, Minn., that was headed for the wrecking ball now bustles with a private school, child care and community and athletic...
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Our View: A better plan for the jail
History lovers, don't go strapping yourselves to the snow fence in front of the old jail yet, because Duluth City Councilor Dan Hartman is a man with a plan. Granted, that's all it is at the moment: a plan. But it's the best one yet for the former St.
February 12, 2010 - 11:43am
January 31, 2010
Local view: Duluth will be a richer city by preserving Enger's gift
Handcrafted of native Duluth seam-faced bluestone, Enger Tower stands 75 feet tall on a peak within Enger Park, 583 feet above St. Louis Bay,...
January 31, 2010 - 12:00am
Our view: We must help Enger Tower in its hour of need
The far-too-lengthy list of Duluth's grand, but lost, landmarks includes the elegant Spalding Hotel, the famous Incline Railway, the Grand Opera...
January 31, 2010 - 12:00am
December 6, 2009
Local view: Save old jail, save millions in tax dollars
St. Louis County recently reapplied for a permit to demolish the historic St. Louis County Jail and extended its contract with a real estate...
December 6, 2009 - 12:00am
November 22, 2009
Local view: Soul and future of Old Downtown rests in Zeitgeist's hands
Now that the Zeitgeist Arts Building "officially" has thrown open the doors to its Old Downtown digs, only one question remains: Does Progressive Action have enough members to keep it in the black for the long haul? Sure, that's a crass assumption about Zeitgeist's target patron...
November 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 12, 2009
Commissioner's view: Jail has had its chances, and no buyer surfaced
This spring, the Duluth City Council expressed its intent to issue a demolition permit after Nov. 15 for the old St. Louis County jail -- provided the county could show there's no feasible or prudent alternative and could demonstrate a good-faith effort to market and sell the jail...
July 12, 2009 - 12:00am
On the Web: More about the jail
A host of information about St.
July 12, 2009 - 12:00am