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Duluth Public Library hosts Academy Awards Film Festival

The Duluth Public Library will host its 4th annual Academy Awards Film Festival on Saturday, February 27 in the Main Library Green Room, located at 520 West Superior Street. This is a chance to see two films that are nominated for the Best Picture award the day before the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony. Bridge of Spies will be shown at 11 a.m. and The Martian will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Each movie will be preceded by 15 minutes of movie trivia, and boxes of movie candy will be handed out to the winners.

Duluth Children’s Museum opens new theatre exhibit

Duluth Children’s Museum will debut its new interactive Marcus Children’s Theatre exhibit on Monday afternoon. The Marcus Children’s Theatre, which is now open and ready for play, features elements including lighting effects and a music control panel featuring several different songs for visitors to sing along and perform to. Large cue cards are also available with suggested scripts, accompanied by a variety of costumes for dress-up and imaginative play.

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Strengthening our region’s health care

When complete in fall 2016, the College of St. Scholastica’s Health Science...

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Duluth Public Library hosts Academy Awards Film Festival

The Duluth Public Library will host is 4th annual Academy Awards Film Festival on...

Pam Kramer (center) presented a replica check for $200,000 to Angie Miller (left), executive director of the Community Action Duluth, during a press event Wednesday afternoon in Lincoln Park. Duluth Mayor Emily Larson (right) also participated in the event. Howie / The Howie Blog

Duluth LISC funds new workforce program at Community Action Duluth

Duluth LISC will invest over $600,000 over the next three years in a new workforce...

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Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line achieves milestone

An administrative law judge has recommended approval of a route permit for Minnesota...

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Allete Clean Energy finalizes sale of Thunder Spirit wind project to Montana-Dakota Utilities

Allete Clean Energy has finalized its sale of the Thunder Spirit wind development...

UMD to host veterans’ forum

An interactive forum, Serving the UMD Veteran & Military Community: How Are...

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Hockey Day Minnesota Notebook

Volunteers were busy Wednesday afternoon clearing the ice surface of a few inches...

An AV-8B Harrier prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently underway conducting operational testing of the MV-22 Osprey. Submitted / United States Marine Corps/Duluth Airshow

Duluth Airshow selected to host AV-8B Harrier Demonstration Team

The Duluth Airshow has been selected as one of only four shows in 2016 to receive...

UMD Music Feb./Mar. Events

Resident Artist Concert: Paula Gudmundson, flute Monday, February 8, 2016 | 7:30...

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Northwood Children’s Services’ Art Sled Rally Saturday

By Steve Greenfield Northwood Children’s Services’ popular (and cute!) Art Sled...

Traffic restrictions near St. Mary’s Medical Center underway

By Maureen Talarico A portion of 4th Avenue East between Third and Fourth Streets...

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Essentia Health welcomes hospitalist in Duluth

By Maureen Talarico Dr. Oscar Quintero, a hospitalist, has joined Essentia Health-St....

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Essentia Health-International Falls Clinic offers new radiology and wound care services

By Maureen Talarico Doctors use a wide range of diagnostic imaging — including...

Essentia Health-Sandstone re-designated Level IV Trauma Center

By Maureen Talarico It’s called “the golden hour,” that precious time between...

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The Victory Fund donates $322,675 towards purchase of new ambulance in Lake County

The health of our region plays a big part in the strength of our region. The Victory...

Hermantown students participating in Scholastic Reading Counts, an interactive reading program supported by a Hermantown Community Fund grant.  Submitted

Hermantown Community Fund seeks grant applicants

By Rob Karwath The Hermantown Community Fund, an affiliate of the Duluth Superior...

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Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce priorities for 2016

A note to Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce members and friends, from Executive...

Hawks coach Bruce Plante watched intently as his top line cycled the puck in the offensive zone against the Lumberjacks on Thursday night. Howie / The Howie Blog

Howie: Hawks dominate Jacks enroute to second straight Hilltopper Holiday Classic title

A few takeaways from the Hawks’ impressive 8-3 victory over Cloquet-Esko-Carlton...

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Tomlin nets scholarship for law enforcement training

Skylar Tomlin of Hermantown is one of nine law enforcement students statewide to...

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Hermantown Area Chamber to host workshop to help small businesses succeed on the web

The Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce is helping small businesses grow their presence...

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St. Louis County Commissioner Rukavina announces February meeting schedule

Continuing his outreach efforts to make it easier for citizens in his large district...

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Ribbon cutting to celebrate new Highway 102 in Mt. Iron

By Dana Kazel A new road is always worth celebrating, but it’s especially true...

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Raukar chosen as 2016 St. Louis County board chair

By Dana Kazel St. Louis County commissioners today elected their longest serving...

Work begins Thursday to replace bridge on Echo Trail

A bridge replacement project on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 116, also known as...

Emergency medicine physician joins Essentia Health in Deer River and Sandstone

Dr. Thomas Osborne has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health-Deer...

Devry watched Trapp as he patiently waited for a pass on a 2-on-1 baseline play, which resulted in a thundering Trapp dunk. Howie / The Howie Blog

Howie: Devney, Trapp are Esko High hoops rock stars

Already-legendary Esko High boys basketball coach Mike Devney has the luxury of...

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Committee formed to review UMD women’s hockey number retirement

By Bob Nygaard The University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Intercollegiate Athletics...

Duluth Denfeld action, 2015-16. Howie / The Howie Blog

Prep Sports Tonight: Regular season boys and girls hoops, 7A girls hockey final

Duluth Denfeld (6-14) will play host to Esko (19-3) and 7-foot-2 sophomore center...

Greyhounds scoring leader Ash Altmann leads his team on the ice for warmups before last Saturday's Hockey Day Minnesota outdoor game against defending Minnesota Class 2A champion Lakeville North. Howie / The Howie Blog

Howie: Stingy Greyhounds poised for 7AA playoff run

Year in and year out, Mike Randolph-coached, defensive-minded Duluth East high school...

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Howie: Locals, elite Bulldogs’ recruit finalists for Minnesota prep boys hockey awards

A trio of Northland players and a marquee Bulldogs’ recruit have been named...

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WITC-Superior welding students create superior sculpture

Superior Business Improvement District, Wisconsin Arts Board, the National Endowment...

UW-Superior host location for Head of the Lakes Spring Job & Internship Fair

The University of Wisconsin-Superior will be hosting nearly 100 employers Wednesday...

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UW-Superior Small Business Development Center and UW-Extension Douglas County hold food truck seminar

The UW-Superior Small Business Development Center and UW-Extension in Douglas County...

Duluth East vs. Hermantown, 2015-16. Howie / The Howie Blog

Monday Sports

High School Boys Basketball Martin Luther King Classic at UMD 10 a.m. — Braham...

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Gov. Walker unveils legislation today in Superior

By Jessica Hehir Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is in Superior today unveiling...