The city of Duluth is seeking public input at a Wednesday meeting on the conversion of outdoor lighting to energy efficient LED lights. The meeting will take place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Duluth City Hall, Room 303, said a city news release. City staff will provide an overview of current conversions around the city, the city’s recent initiatives to convert to LED lighting, and the proposed decision-making guidelines for new lighting spectrums on public property and along public streets. This meeting is open to the public.
Duluth’s Parking Services will host a community forum Tuesday to discuss potential changes to the East High School residential permit parking zone. The forum will be held at 5 p.m. at the East High School media center, 301 N. 40th Ave. E. Neighbors and other attendees will have an opportunity for input. This forum will be followed by a presentation to the parking commission on June 2, a public hearing and potentially a vote by the City Council. For more information, contact Mark Bauer at (218) 730-5177.
District Court St. Louis County May 15 Douglas H. Coleman, 63, Duluth, two counts trespassing, disorderly conduct, assault in the fifth degree and fleeing a peace officer, continued for dismissal on one-year probation with conditions including complete treatment and no same or similar offense. May 16
Ted McKnight, the former Duluth Central, Minnesota Duluth and NFL running back who was nicknamed 'Touchdown Teddy', gestures while giving his acceptance speech at the DECC Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Wednesday in Duluth. McKnight joined former UMD men's hockey coach Mike Sertich, former Division I athletic director Joel Maturi of Chisholm, former Cloquet and Minnesota basketball standout Deb Hunter and the late brother-sister figure skating duo of Bob and Ruby Maxson in being inducted. Find more details on the recipients here:
Elizabeth White, of Grand Rapids, shares this painting she did called "Celtic Cows."
Opening Friday "Baywatch" Lifeguard Mitch (Dwayne Johnson) and a brash new recruit (Zac Efron) uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay. R, run time 1:59, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10 "The Lovers" A man and his wife (Tracy Letts and Debra Winger), each embroiled in an extramarital affair, are sent reeling when they suddenly fall for the least likely person imaginable — each other. R, run time 1:34, Zinema 2 "Pirate of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"
Today Duluth entry Morning: Mesabi Miner departing with iron ore pellets. Afternoon: James R. Barker arriving to load coal. Superior Afternoon: CSL Assiniboine departing in afternoon with iron ore pellets; Stewart Cort arriving to load iron ore pellets. Two Harbors
May 25, 1977 A grim picture of budget year 1977-78 was presented to the Duluth School Board yesterday. School administrators told the committee of the whole the district will have about $350,000 less to work with next school year than was originally anticipated. Bowing to community sentiment, the Lake County Board of Education voted 3-2 yesterday to remove a controversial sex-education textbook from a senior-level course. The board also agreed to remove the book, "Life and Health," from the school library.
Hibbing senior Jake Jolowsky is heading back to the Minnesota Class A high school boys tennis state tournament in doubles for a fourth consecutive year, though this time with a new partner. Jolowsky and fellow senior Reece Blagoue captured the Section 7A doubles title Wednesday with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Virginia senior Connor Croft and junior Ethan Youso at Longview Tennis Club in Duluth.
BASEBALL Duluth Denfeld 11, Moose Lake-Willow River 2 At Moose Lake. WP: Jantzen Levy 4IP, 0ER, 3K. DD: Payton Budisalovich 3x5, 3RBIs; Logan Jasper 3R; Nick Hargraves 2RBIs. MLWR: Mark Fossum 2x4. Duluth East 4, Irondale 1 At New Brighton, Minn. WP: Tyler Seymour 7IP, 0ER, 6H, 3K, 3BB. LP: Joe Hatten 6IP, 1ER, 3H, 3Km 2BB. DE: Jake Dubla 3B; Nick Swor 2R, 3SB. Duluth Marshall 7, Proctor 1