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BREAKING SPORTS: Skenzich steps down as Bulldogs tennis coach

Duluth East Greyhounds Nation Notebook

East Greyhound Nation Athlete Meeting Fall/Winter/Spring Athletes & Parents August 20, 2015 – Duluth East Auditorium 6:00-7:00pm Team Breakout Meetings: CROSS COUNTRY: 5:00–5:50pm – Auditorium GIRLS TENNIS : 7:15 – 8:30pm – [...]

Duluth’s 2015 Citizen Survey results are in

By JESSICA TILLMAN The City of Duluth has received results from the annual National Citizen Survey™ (NCS™) conducted by The National Research Center, Inc. (NRC). The purpose of the survey is to gauge public perception across a range of [...]

Zenith City Style website supports urban fashion, style and culture

The former editor of the Reader Weekly, an alternative city newspaper, Dennis Kempton, officially launched a new digital city publication Wednesday after eight months of development. The publication is titled Zenith City Style and is found online [...]

Family Health Notebook

Dr. Ramesh Tentu, a hospitalist, has joined Essentia Health-Virginia in Virginia. The hospitalist team offers compassionate and comprehensive medical care for all hospitalized patients and their families. “I love the teamwork aspect of working [...]

Duluth-based Lion Hotel Group begins construction of Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel in Hermantown

By STEVE GREENFIELD Duluth-based Lion Hotel Group has begun construction of a five-story, 80-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Hermantown. Located near the intersection of Haines Road and Mall Drive, the hotel is scheduled to open in [...]

Western Duluth to open against Kentucky in Junior League Baseball Central Regional

Minnesota champion Western Duluth will face Kentucky in a Junior League Baseball Central Regional opener Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joe Central Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Read more. Minnesota champion Western Duluth will face Kentucky in [...]

2015 Spirit Valley Days Schedule of Events

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 Valley Youth Center Golf Scramble 11 a.m. at Enger Golf Course, 5 p.m. banquet at Gopher Bar Ramsey Square Stage Entertainment, Noon to 10 p.m. Noon to 1 p.m. — John & Andy 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. — Magician Kelvin [...]

Skenzich resigns as Bulldogs tennis coach

By BOB NYGAARD Bob Skenzich, who has presided over the University of Minnesota Duluth tennis program for the past three seasons, has announced his resignation as head coach of the Bulldogs. “This was a difficult decision for me, but it [...]

Knutson Construction promotes Christenson to project manager

Knutson Construction has promoted Ryan Christenson to project manager. He has worked at Knutson as an assistant project manager for more than two years. “We are proud of the work Ryan has done with Knutson and are confident he will be successful [...]

Chicago men arrested in Duluth park zone heroin drug bust

Duluth Police and the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force arrested Calvin Golar, 26, Robert Burgess, 22, and Leonard Tillman, 34, all from Chicago, for selling heroin near the Endion Park located near 18th Avenue East and 3rd Street. [...]

Homicide arrest in Duluth

By Ron Tinsley On May 30, Duluth Police responded to an address in the 100 Block of Fir Avenue on a report of a deceased person. Fifty-two-year-old Lisa Jean Isham of Duluth was found deceased in her residence under suspicious circumstances. [...]

2015 TRiO Awards Day at UW-Superior

Outstanding students and tutors in the University of Wisconsin-Superior Student Support Services (SSS) programs were honored at the university’s annual TRiO Awards Day in the Multicultural Center in Old Main. TRiO programs at UW-Superior [...]

Spurrell receives hardship waver and another year of hockey eligibility

By Bob Nygaard Sammy Spurrell, who saw his second year with the University of Minnesota Duluth hockey program come to a premature halt due to a season-ending injury, has been granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA and the National [...]

Bulldogs earn NABC Team Academic Exellence Award

By Bob Nygaard The University of Minnesota Duluth is one of some 175 colleges and universities nationwide — and the lone Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference member — to earn a 2014-15 National Association of Basketball Coaches Team [...]

Brees makes Fred Mitchell Award Watch List for second straight year

By Bob Nygaard University of Minnesota Duluth senior Andrew Brees is among 41 placekickers nationwide who have made the Watch List for the 2015 Fred Mitchell Award for excellence on the football field and in the community. This marks the second [...]

The puppets have arrived at the Duluth Playhouse

By Ashlee Hartwig Everyone’s favorite fuzzy (and filthy) musical is back! AVENUE Q opens Thursday night in The Underground and is best described as Sesame Street for grown-ups. With puppets singing songs called “The Internet is for Porn” [...]

Duluth Public Schools Community Education receives award

Duluth Public Schools Community Education Director Jay Roesler and Duluth School Board member Annie Harala recently accepted the 2015 Community Services Award from Duluth Area Family YMCA award on behalf of the department. The award is presented [...]

Howie: Heikkinen throws out first pitch at Twins-Yankees game at Target Field

One of my close, personal friends and a former baseball teammate at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Scott Heikkinen, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Twins-Yankees game last Saturday at Target Field. “It was the game [...]

UMD Athletics caps off another record-setting year for fundraising

By Bob Nygaard University of Minnesota Duluth Athletics not only enjoyed a record-breaking year in the three C’s — classroom, competition and community — during the 2014-15 sports season (for a complete UMD year-in-review click [...]

Utility repairs to impact travel on section of Arrowhead Road on Wednesday through Friday

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth Public Works and Utilities is informing the public that work crews will be out fixing and adjusting manholes starting Wednesday along Arrowhead Road between Carver Ave and Columbus Ave. Due to some unforeseen circumstances, [...]