Today Duluth entry Morning: American Integrity departing with coal. Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. VanEnkevort arriving to discharge limestone. James R. Barker arriving to load iron ore pellets. Afternoon: Great Lakes Trader/Joyce L. VanEnkevort departing for Silver Bay to load iron ore pellets.
A Duluth summer tradition reaches a milestone this weekend as Twelve Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church hosts its 25th annual Taste of Greece festival. "We are proud to celebrate 25 years of the Taste of Greece," said Lee Regas, chair of the event. "Our church's youth will be performing dances, dressed in traditional Greek costumes, as will professional Greek dancers from the Twin Cities. We will have an express food tent outdoors and food, pastries, and comfortable seating indoors. It's a chance to have delicious Greek fare in a festive atmosphere."
A 39-year-old Duluth man was arrested after being ordered off a window ledge at the St. Louis County Courthouse in downtown Duluth on Wednesday afternoon. The man apparently climbed up to about the second-floor level, about 20 feet above the sidewalk, before authorities intervened just after 3 p.m. The man offered to climb down on his own but officers called the Duluth Fire Department, which used a ladder truck to let the man climb down.
The Minnesota Mile is getting a makeover. Starting this year, the Grandma's Marathon-hosted event switches from a Sunday morning to a Thursday evening, and leaves behind downtown Duluth for Skyline Parkway. The Sept. 7 race will cover a loop that starts and finishes near Enger Park Golf Course, with views of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River Bay prominent throughout.
Photos of nice fish from 2017.
District Court St. Louis County June 29 John M. Jurek, 19, Hibbing, giving a false name, adjudication stayed on two years of probation with conditions including a $50 fine and 36 days in local confinement or NERCC. July 11 Deresha A. Jackson, 29, Duluth, three counts of driving after revocation, two days in local confinement - per each count. July 14
The Hibbing Police Department is seeking assistance from the public as it continues to investigate a homicide case. Brian Joseph Nelson, 60, was found dead last week in a home at 2408½ First St. Police have yet to make any arrests in the case and have released few details on a suspect, motive or manner of death. Investigators on Tuesday said they are interested in speaking with anyone who may have had contact with Nelson between the evening of Saturday, July 8, and Monday, July 10.
The Duluth City Council is poised to hold a special meeting Friday to revisit its Monday decision to temporarily delay the construction of new public restrooms at Park Point’s Lafayette Community Center. The 7-2 vote to table the resolution authorizing the project came after 1st District Councilor Gary Anderson raised concerns about the lack of a gender-neutral restroom option in the project. “I really think we should be thinking about all of our citizens when we do construction of new restrooms,” he said.
Located in the “cave” of the Duluth News Tribune newsroom is where you’ll find today’s Pressroom Podcast guests. Get to know the two women behind two new community weekly newspapers. Western Weekly editor Teri Cadeau and Eastern Observer editor Elly Power share their journalism backgrounds and what they hope these print-only publications will become for Duluth residents.
News Tribune, July 19, 1977 • Duluth City Councilor Max Rheinberger yesterday announced he will resign from the council as soon as his replacement can be appointed. Rheinberger said he is resigning because of pending conflicts with his business and decisions he would be making as a councilor. • Charles Westin, executive vice-president of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce, yesterday was named executive director of Spirit Mountain. Westin, a graduate of Duluth Central High School and UMD, will replace Clark Dohm, who resigned June 17.