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Maurices fashions ‘have never looked better’ as company reports record profits for second quarter Fiscal 2015

Maurices achieved record profit results and had industry-leading comp store sales results for ...
Jaiden Cofield (left) and Thunder Coach Sylvester. Submitted

Take a Bow: Cofield earns three postseason honors

By Tom Urbanski Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thunder women’s basketball ...

Loll Designs and Minnesota Power Foundation donate $65,000 to COGGS’ Duluth Traverse trail project

On March 3, 2015, Duluth Mayor Don Ness, Loll Designs, the Minnesota Power Foundation and Cyclists ...
Duluth Mayor Don Ness. Howie /

Howie: Former councilor says ‘Ness will be remembered as the most outstanding leader Duluth has known in several generations’

Former Duluth City Councilor David Wheeler on Don Ness’ accomplishments in his first ...
Conversations With Harley

Alice Skadsberg’s Conversations With Harley: Kill ‘em with kindness

We have all heard the expression, “Kill them with kindness.” What does it actually ...
Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week returns to Downtown Duluth

By Kristi Stokes For the sixth year in a row, the Greater Downtown Council is pleased to announce ...
Hermantown junior forward Brendan Baker fended off Duluth Marshall defenseman Lane Krenzen on a move to the Hilltoppers' net in the Section 7A championship game Wednesday night at Amsoil Arena. The Hawks won 4-0. Howie /

Howie: Hermantown blanks Duluth Marshall, Section 7AA final tonight

Hermantown qualified for a sixth straight Minnesota Class 1A high school boys hockey tournament ...

Event: Lake Superior College Foundation fundraiser tonight

By Janet Blixt The Lake Superior College Foundation 2015 Vine & Dine Gala will be held ...
Duluth Public Schools Superintendent Bill Gronseth presented the award to Reiner. Submitted

Duluth Public Schools honors Renier for accomplishments in science

By Katie Kaufman During their regular February meeting, Duluth School Board members honored ...

Essentia Health recognized as national leader in hypertension control

By Maureen Talarico The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts initiative ...
Alison Haider (Princess) and Alex Clennon (Frog Prince). Submitted

University Theatre presents The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

By Tom Hansen Join UW-Superior University Theatre for some madcap fun as The Brothers Grimm ...

Bulldogs use long ball to sweep Mustangs

By Bob Nygaard The Bulldogs flexed some serious muscle and belted eight homers while cruising ...

Spring Community Day has St. Scholastica students helping out

By Bob Ashenmacher Students at The College of St. Scholastica are taking a break from their ...
Duluth Mayor Don Ness. Howie /

Howie: State of the City Address Monday

Good afternoon from my home office in Duluth. I’m assisted today by Winnie, my rescued ...

Soul Food dinner returns to UWS on Saturday

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Black Student Union (BSU) organization will again be offering their ...

Summit School

Summit School is an independent Infant-Kindergarten school located at 1600 North 8th Avenue East in Duluth.

Florist/Garden Centers

Engwall Florist, Greenhouse and Garden Centers

City of Duluth

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Division is preparing a mini-master plan for the West Duluth Sports Corridor which includes Wheeler Athletic Complex, Wade Stadium Complex and the Duluth Heritage Sports Center. A public open house is scheduled for Tuesday from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Wheeler Field House. Read more.

Twin Ports Colleges

Fond du Lac
St. Scholastica


Boys Basketball Grand Rapids 64, Duluth Denfeld 62 (Section 7AAA quarterfinal)

Fond du Lac Ojibwe 93, Lakeview Christian 91 (Section 7A quarterfinal)

Esko 54, Moose Lake-Willow River 33 (Section 7AA quarterfinal)

Virginia 47, Proctor 41 (Section 7AA quarterfinal)

Boys Hockey
Superior 2, Hudson 1 (Sectional 1 championship)


The Los Angeles Kings on Friday reassigned Derek Forbort to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. The 6-4, 219-pound former Duluth East defenseman, a first-round (15th overall) selection by the Kings in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, had hoped to make his National Hockey League debut during a recent call-up.
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