Duluth News


07/20/2018 08:09 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New children's psychiatric treatment center opens in Duluth 

Northwood Children's Services has opened a 48-bed psychiatric treatment center for children and adolescents in Duluth. It is the first of three such facilities planned across the state that will eventually have up to 150 beds.


07/20/2018 08:09 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth Facility First in Minn. to Offer Kids Residential Psychiatric Treatment 

As mental health continues to be a focus for government officials and providers alike, Northwood Children's Services made history Friday. Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Emily Piper came up to Duluth for the celebration and said this is something the state's kids have needed for years.


07/20/2018 03:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Planned Parenthood cautions against 'gag rule' 

This map shows the number of visitors to Rochester's Planned Parenthood clinic by zip code in 2017. The clinic served more than 2,800 visitors in nearly 6,200 visits last year.


07/20/2018 10:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Trump's 2020 campaign wants to just how unpopular the media is 

People at a June 20 rally staged by President Trump in Duluth, Minn., boo members of the media after Trump invites them to do so. People at a June 20 rally staged by President Trump in Duluth, Minn., boo members of the media after Trump invites them to do so.


07/20/2018 05:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pizza Chain Delivers Advertising Challenge 

A cease and desist letter from Domino's Pizza hasn't deterred a small pizza chain from continuing to challenge the national company in its advertising. In June, Toppers Pizza opened a new store in Duluth, MN.


07/20/2018 01:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Montgomery announces retirement 

He was hired in April 2009 by former Mayor Don Ness. In the wake of the global financial crisis, one of his first tasks was to restore the city's financial stability, rebuild its reserves and improve the City's bond rating.


07/19/2018 08:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Burned items led to Indiana woman's buried body in Minnesota 

Burned items in a fire pit eventually led investigators to a shallow grave in northern Minnesota containing the wrapped and bound body of a missing Indiana woman, according to a murder charge against the woman's boyfriend. Daniel Lynn, 40, of South Bend, Indiana, is charged in Minnesota with second-degree murder in the death of Christina Woods, 28, also of South Bend.


07/19/2018 02:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Video shown as Duluth murder trial starts anew 

A Duluth jury spent about three hours Wednesday reviewing surveillance video from the Bedrock Bar, where 47-year-old Eric Wayne Burns was fatally shot in 2016. The video is key evidence in the murder trial of 44-year-old Aaron Demetrius Humphreys, but that it was even shown in court marked a significant development in the case.


07/18/2018 11:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Johnson, Carlson receive professional engineer licenses 

Twin Ports Testing announced Jim M. Johnson and Brett M. Carlson have received licensure as professional engineers in Minnesota. Both geotechnical engineers for TPT, they passed the Principals and Practices of Engineering Exam administered in April.


07/18/2018 07:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth's Chief Administrative Officer Retiring 

In a room full of leaders from many departments, Dave Montgomery announced he is retiring from his position as Chief Administrative Officer for Duluth. Mayor Emily Larson told the group she'd like to have a new CAO in place by the time he leaves.


07/18/2018 04:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains 

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who traveled to Pyongyang this month to press the North Koreans further, said Wednesday the return could begin "in the next couple of weeks." But it could take months or years to positively identify the bones as those of specific American servicemen.


07/18/2018 04:54 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Twin Ports Residents Voice Lingering Husky Concerns at Superior City Council 

"I am super concerned about the hydrogen fluoride, of course, I'm sure we all are," said one Duluth resident at Superior's City Council meeting Tuesday. She along with some other frustrated residents expressed their lingering concerns regarding the use of Hydrogen Fluoride at the refinery.


07/18/2018 12:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two Duluth Short Stop Gas Stations Robbed in Three Week Span 

Duluth Police are searching for two suspects that they say robbed the Short Stop gas station located at 906 Central Entrance Drive on Monday night. "They came in, and they were in and out within 20 seconds, said Short Stop Vice President of Operations Brandon Kaisersatt.


07/17/2018 12:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth 2018 Primary Election Sample Ballot 

The last day to pre-register to vote is July 24. Voters who miss this deadline may still register at their polling place on Primary Election Day. Fill out a Voter Registration Application on the City Clerk's webpage and deliver it in person or by mail to the Duluth City Clerk at 330 City Hall, 411 W. First.


07/16/2018 01:22 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Kemp joins Lake View Medical Clinic 

She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. She is a family nurse practitioner and is certified as an advanced practice registered nurse by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.