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Beneficial Berries: Good tasting, great for your body

By Maureen Talarico If you’ve bought any fresh fruit lately, you know berries are in season right now. But not only are berries delicious, they’re also a terrific food for getting much-needed fiber and for fighting disease. “Berries are [...]
Old Duluth Central High School in Downtown Duluth. Howie /

Duluth Public Schools 2016 budget includes more investment in the classroom

The Duluth School Board has approved a Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Investments include: . More teacher collaboration time in the elementary schools . Development of another elementary language immersion program . Adding a first grade to the current [...]
The world-famous Duluth Transit Authority Blue Trolley. Submitted

DTA Trolley buses to provide service during Fourth Fest Celebration

By Heath Hickok In an effort to accommodate citizens getting to-and-from Bayfront Festival Park during the Independence Day Celebration, the Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will operate two Trolley buses along the regular Port Town Trolley route [...]
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Free summer concert series starts July 9

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced the line-up of entertainment for the 2015 Hot Summer Nights Concert Series, a series of free concerts scheduled for the college’s outdoor-indoor amphitheater. The popular performances are [...]

City of Duluth unfunded retiree liability reduced by $53 million

By Pakou Ly Ten years ago the Minnesota State Auditor predicted Duluth would go bankrupt and the New York Times featured Duluth as a city on the brink because of its massive unfunded liability related to retiree health care. Duluth’s unfunded [...]

Storm sewer project to start in Lower Chester Park

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth is informing the public of work that will be starting the week of July 6 to replace drawn drains, add rip-rap and turf reestablishment as part of a storm sewer replacement project in the Lower Chester Park area [...]

UW-Superior offers new Data Science master’s degree online

Beginning this fall, the University of Wisconsin-Superior will offer a Master of Science in Data Science degree that is completely online. This program is a collaborative effort of University of Wisconsin – Extension, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green [...]
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Duluth Children’s Museum offers free admission to active-duty military families

By Camille Quarles The Duluth Children’s Museum is proud to join the ranks of over 2,000 Blue Star Museums across the country — including the Glensheen Historic Estate — to offer a special promotion to honor our active-duty National [...]

FDLTCC announces law enforcement graduates

By Tom Urbanski Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College announced the graduation of 40 students who successfully completed program requirements in the Law Enforcement Skills Training Program in June 2015. A ceremony was held at the college [...]

Chester Creek Concert to feature Brothers Burn Mountain

By Pakou Ly Join friends and community members for some music from Brothers Burn Mountain as they perform on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Chester Bowl Park, 1800 Skyline Parkway. The event is free and open to the public. Entrance to the park is only [...]