Reader's View: West Duluth loses with skating rinks

Skating rinks at Memorial Park and Irving Park no longer exist for kids.

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Years ago, the building and warming house at Memorial Park was torn down with the promise of a new one being built. It hasn’t happened. Skating rinks at Memorial Park and Irving Park no longer exist for kids.

The city makes a big announcement about a new rink on Grand Avenue (“ Skating rink set to open at Spirit Mountain ,” Jan. 7), but what a joke it is at the base of Spirit Mountain. It’s very small. And how many kids are within walking distance of it versus within walking distance of the Memorial and Irving parks and their rinks?

West Duluth loses again.

Leo Oliver



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