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Duluth's Timber Lodge Steakhouse is closed for good. Shut down for the winter January 1, owner Bruce Taher said this week a lack of customer parking, "high" rent and the restaurant's large footprint all made staying open a difficult prospect. The 350-seat Timber Lodge has been housed in the Waterfront Plaza building in Canal Park for 20 years. "After 20 years, it's a bittersweet pill," Taher said. "But it's difficult for us to keep it going."
A lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that Duluth’s lowest-performing teachers are concentrated in schools serving the highest percentages of poor and minority students, and it cites Myers-Wilkins Elementary School as one...
Duluth School Board member Harry Welty has asked the board to reconsider its decision regarding an offer on the Central High School property. The board in late March voted against entering into negotiations with Tischer Creek Building Co., doing business for Duluth Edison Charter Schools. The nonprofit Tischer Creek had offered $14.2 million for the 77-acre property listed at $13.7 million to use as a high school. The board has a longstanding policy against selling school buildings to competitors.
Two Area Learning Center students were expelled Monday for possession of a weapon on school property. The Duluth School Board expelled each for one year after meeting in closed session. The expulsions take effect Monday.
While UMD faculty and staff opinion on honesty and communication from the five college leaders has improved, less than half have confidence in them, a drop from last year, according...
A Hermantown Middle School teacher is one of 11 finalists for the state teacher's union's Teacher of the Year award. Jill Hansen, who teaches science to grades six and seven in Hermantown, was picked from 115 candidates by Education Minnesota. The winner will be announced May 15, and is chosen by a panel of 23 education, business, government and nonprofit leaders. Hansen is the only Northland candidate who is still under consideration.
University of Minnesota Duluth professor John Arthur was known for being a humble, peaceful person who brought "reasoned thought" to even the most contentious discussion, colleagues said Sunday.
SAWYER — To prepare his family for his death, Jim Northrup has made a list of potential tombstone epitaphs. They include: “Here’s one deadline I didn’t miss” and “Hey, I...
The College of St. Scholastica’s incoming president is the first laywoman to lead the school in its 100-year history, and the first female president since 1975. Colette McCarrick Geary will...
The Duluth School Board voted against negotiating the sale of the former Central High School property Thursday night in a special meeting. The board intended to vote on whether to suspend policies that prohibit the district from selling a school to another K-12 entity, but a new resolution offered by member Harry Welty to enter into negotiations with Tischer Creek Building Co., the nonprofit entity that serves Duluth Edison's building interests, replaced that vote.