St. Louis County sheriff honors two groups with 911 Lifesaver Awards

By Dana Kazel Two separate car accidents came close to resulting in fatalities — in both cases the vehicles started on fire with occupants trapped inside. But thanks to heroic passersby who stopped to help, and the coordinated effort [...]
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News & Sports Notebook, May 28

Andy Welinski will serve as captain and Tony Cameranesi, Cal Decowski and Austin Farley as assistant captains for the Bulldogs hockey team in 2015-16, the school announced today. All are seniors. . A recent Continental Ski & Bike-sponsored [...]

Howie: Huskies open tonight at Ray Adameak Field at historic Wade Stadium

Duluth Huskies Field Manager Daniel Hersey put his players through a final second preseason workout Tuesday morning, as the team prepared for today’s 7:05 p.m. 2015 Northwoods League season and home opener against the mighty Willmar Stingers [...]

Highway 23 pavement rehabilitation starts Monday in Duluth

Motorists traveling on Highway 23 in Duluth will be restricted to a single lane beginning Monday as a major rehabilitation project begins. Traffic will be placed in single, 11-foot-wide lanes on the south end of the project near the Duluth Zoo. [...]
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Book sale begins June 8

The Friends of the Duluth Public Library Book Sale begins Monday, June 8 with a members only pre-sale from 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Memberships can be renewed or purchased at the door. The sale is open to the general public on Tuesday, June 9 from [...]

Reinert endorses Emily Larson for mayor

Senator Roger Reinert endorsed City Council President Emily Larson in her bid to become Duluth’s next mayor. The pair spoke at Chambers Grove Park in Fond du Lac, a site greatly damaged in the 2012 flood. “Three short years ago, the Fond [...]

Duluth News Tribune staff honored with statewide Page One Awards

The Duluth News Tribune received several first-place honors in the 2015 Page One Awards hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists Tuesday night at the Commons Hotel in Minneapolis. Competing in the small-newspaper division (circulations [...]
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CHUM Spring Assembly and Temple Israel to host speaker

Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein is the keynote speaker at the CHUM Spring Assembly at 7 p.m. today at Temple Israel. The event is open to the public. Rabbi Shavit-Lonstein will speak on Planting Beyond Ourselves: An Ancient System of Growing a Caring [...]

WDIO receives nine Page One Awards

By Jeff Laundergan The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has awarded WDIO/WIRT-DT’s Eyewitness News with nine Page One Awards, including six 1st Place Awards. The awards were presented at the annual awards banquet on Tuesday [...]
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Road construction begins Tuesday on Highways 16 and 25 near Forbes and Cherry

By Dana Kazel Two major road resurfacing projects are about to get underway on the Iron Range, and they will result in nearly 21 miles of smoother roads. Both projects, which together total $5.2 million, are scheduled to begin Tuesday. Running [...]