Duluth News


01/20/2018 12:19 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mail Carriers Remind to Keep Sidewalks Clear 

Adin Briggs delivers letters and packages in West Duluth. He said his day begins at 7:30 a.m., and he has usually amassed 35,000 steps by the end of it.


01/18/2018 08:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth Rage Room Offers Cathartic Stress Relief 

Duluth has been named the Least Stressed City in the past. There's a new business to help us keep that title.


01/18/2018 01:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth human rights officer to give speech at CLC 

Crawford will address the state of our post-racial society in our community, state and nation. This presentation will take place at noon Feb. 1 in the Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus.


01/18/2018 01:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MPCA posts PolyMet draft water quality permit and Section 401 certification 

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has posted the draft water quality permit and draft Section 401 Certification and supporting permit documentation on its website for the NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals project. in Aurora and Feb. 8 in Duluth.


01/18/2018 08:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Breaking the Ice: Judgeship continues public service approach 

Education: B.S., journalism, Boston University; LL.M. international environmental law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland; J.D., University of Minnesota Law School For 10th Judicial District Judge Bridgid Dowdal, seeking a judicial appointment was the next step in a career focused on public service and the law. Before her 2016 appointment, Dowdal's experience included working as a contract public defender, a private defense counsel and an assistant U.S. attorney.


01/18/2018 01:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Duluth could seek $1M forgivable loan for paper mill upgrade 

The Verso Corp. paper mill, with Minnesota Power's M.L. Hibbard Renewable Center behind it, sprawls across West Duluth. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service Long rows of stacked logs sit near the Verso Corp. paper mill in West Duluth.


01/17/2018 06:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two Superfund Sites in the Northland Highlighted by EPA 

Work on cleaning up the St. Louis River has been going on for years. Private citizens, public agencies, and more have been doing what they can to clean up decades worth of pollution from industry.


01/16/2018 06:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dayton Proposes Nearly $100M in Northland Projects 

Gov. Mark Dayton has included nearly $100 million for projects in the Northland as part of his public works proposal. On Tuesday, Dayton released the full list of $1.5 billion in projects he's backing statewide.


01/16/2018 01:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Girl from the North Country: A gut-wrenching, glorious Bob Dylan musical ... ... ... ... 

The music is so staggeringly beautiful in Conor McPherson's play that you don't have to be a Bob Dylan fan to feel knocked sideways by every note. Set in a guesthouse in Dylan's home town of Duluth, Minnesota, Girl from the North Country tells the story of a group of lonely souls by using Dylan songs in unusual, soulful arrangements.


01/16/2018 01:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake Superior caribou helicoptered to island with no wolves 

A caribou helicoptered from Michipichoten Island on lake Superior is released on the Slate Islands over the weekend. Ontario wildlife officials are trying to save some of the region's last caribou herd by moving them to an island with no wolves.


01/15/2018 09:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Hundreds March and Rally in Support of Dr. King's Legacy 

Supporters of all races and ages gathered at the Washington Center in Downtown Duluth. They then marched through the streets braving the cold while holding signs and cheering chants of supports.


01/15/2018 04:57 PM  ~~~Source~~~
The Great Shift and the Hebrew Bible 

Duluth, Minnesota January 15, 2018: The American Jesuit polymath Walter J. Ong devoted much of his mature scholarly life to writing about the great shift that the prolific biblical scholar James L. Kugel , in effect, writes about in his new book The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times . Kugel's accessible book includes detailed scholarly notes , a bibliography of works cited , a subject index , and a very useful index of verses cited .


01/15/2018 12:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Young & Associates promotes Soderberg 

Young & Associates Insurance of Duluth promoted Amy Soderberg to personal aAccount manager. She joined the agency in 2016 and recently became a licensed agent.


01/15/2018 05:07 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Northlanders Celebrate Vikings Win 

It was a game everyone had been waiting for and Vikings fans of all ages took in the game at Grandma's Sports Garden. "Little bit of nerves, just because that last time we played the Saints we all know what happened," Jeff Rosenthal, a fan from Duluth, said.


01/15/2018 12:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota Democrat Governor Candidate Visits Duluth 

Thissen was the former speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives and represents the district 61-B in south Minneapolis. He has been a part of the Minnesota Legislature for 15 years.