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Duluth Denfeld, Duluth East Activities on Thursday, Aug. 27

Today’s Duluth Denfeld, Duluth East Activities Varsity Boy’s Soccer Andover at Duluth East, 1 p.m. Ordean Stadium Duluth Denfeld at Cambridge-Isanti, 7 p.m. Varsity Volleyball Duluth Denfeld at Virginia, 7 p.m. Looking Ahead to [...]

Sen. Tomassoni wins another award

State Sen. David Tomassoni, DFL-Chisholm, was presented with the Public Service Award from Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA). The annual award recognizes federal, state, or local government officials who have demonstrated a commitment [...]

Essentia Health awarded federal grant to help make communities healthier

By MAUREEN TALARICO A lot has changed in medicine over the years. It used to be that you went to the doctor when you were sick and doctors would treat you reactively. Now, healthcare is trying to be more proactive, by studying health trends [...]

Bradley Alan Anderson Memorial Highway to be dedicated Wednesday

By DANA KAZEL On September 2, 2002, while responding to an emergency call, St. Louis County Sheriff’s Deputy Bradley Anderson died when the patrol car he was riding in collided with a minivan. Next week, on the anniversary of his death, [...]

Bridge to Health Survey seeks to find out ‘How healthy are we in the Northland?’

Starting the first week in September, thousands of Northland households will open their mailbox to find the 2015 Bridge to Health Survey. This survey, which has been conducted every five years since 1995, seeks to answer the all-important question [...]

Children’s Museum hosts Bubble Festival

Nothing says summer like the simple fun of kids blowing bubbles. For the seventh year, the Duluth Children’s Museum will celebrate the end of summer by hosting their annual Bubble Festival. This free community event takes place this Sunday, [...]

St. Scholastica breaks ground on new Health Science Pavilion

The College of St. Scholastica ceremonially broke ground today on a new building to house some of its growing graduate health science programs. The Health Science Pavilion at BlueStone, located at 940 Woodland Ave., will be St. Scholastica’s [...]

UW-Superior named the 25th Safest College Campus in the United States

By DANIEL FANNING When it comes to student safety, the University of Wisconsin-Superior is among the safest places in the United States to live and go to school in a recent national ranking. UW-Superior ranked 25th in the country as the Safest [...]

Heroin drug arrest in West Duluth

By RON TINSLEY On Friday, Duluth Police arrested 19-year-old Christopher Pargo, aka “C”, of Chicago, for selling heroin in West Duluth. During an investigation it was determined that Pargo was meeting customers and selling them [...]

Superior Street Reconstruction Project meeting Monday at Duluth City Hall

The Duluth City Council has scheduled a Committee of the Whole meeting for Monday, from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., to discuss the proposed Superior Street Reconstruction Project. The meeting will be held in the 3rd floor Council Chambers at Duluth [...]

Essentia Health will participate in National Falls Prevention Project

By MAUREEN TALARICO Each year in the U.S., 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 falls. Twenty to 30 percent of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries. These injuries can make it hard to get around or live independently and increase the [...]

Essentia Health-Ashland Clinic welcomes family medicine physician

Dr. Jill Schenk, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-Ashland Clinic in Ashland, Wis. “I found an opportunity where I can use all of my skills in a rural area,” says Dr. Schenk. “I really like Ashland and I look [...]

Essentia Health welcomes hospitalist at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth

Dr. Josh Wiederin, who specializes in caring for cancer patients who have been hospitalized due to illness, has joined the Hospitalist Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. “I have a special interest in hematology [...]

Denfeld students finish third in high school fishing tournament

By KATIE KAUFMAN Alex Jenko and Riley Jenko, Denfeld High School, took third-place in the 6th Annual High School Muskie Tournament on Lake Vermillion. Alex and Riley earned their spot with 29 and 25 inch northern. Twenty-two youth grades 9-12 [...]

Howie: Greyhounds girl’s tennis team sets lofty goals in 2015

As expected, Duluth East posted a pair of easy team victories in opening-season high school girl’s tennis matches Saturday at Longview Tennis Club. The Greyhounds blitzed Hastings 6-0 and Virginia 6-1. Howie on Sports has Duluth East [...]

Prep Sports Notebook: East’s Rashid named Howie on Sports Prep Athlete of the Week

Duluth East junior quarterback Jack Rashid, who threw for 128 yards and rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns in a 33-13 opening-season victory over Duluth Denfeld last Saturday, has been named Howie on Sports Prep Athlete of the Week. Duluth [...]

Resolution supports Tribal Sovereignty Institute at UMD

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, which represents members from each of Minnesota’s 11 tribes, has signed a resolution to support the establishment of a Tribal Sovereignty Institute at UMD. This is the result of a three-year consultation [...]

Duluth School Board, superintendent thank Cub Scouts of Pack 13

Duluth School Board members and Superintendent Bill Gronseth recently thanked and recognized the Cub Scouts of Pack 13, Gary-New Duluth for helping to improve the nature trail behind Stowe Elementary School. Earlier this year, Pack 13 members [...]

Work begins Thursday to replace timber bridge on Echo Trail

A bridge replacement project on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 116, also known as the Echo Trail, is scheduled to begin Thursday. The road will be closed at the project site where the bridge crosses the Moose River, approximately 18 miles northwest [...]

Bluebird Foundation announces 2015 Audrey A. Lundeen Scholarship application process

The Bluebird Foundation announced the awarding of the Audrey A. Lundeen Scholarship at the Christmas by the Lake CD release party on Wednesday at the Clyde Iron Works Event Center. The mission of the Bluebird Foundation is to advocate for area [...]