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Print It! Yvonne Prettner Solon’s letter to Duluth City Councilors in support of Spirit Mountain

Former Minnesota Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon submitted the following letter to Duluth City Councilors on Monday afternoon: “I was compelled to speak at the Council meeting tonight after hearing concern about the prudence of providing [...]

New installation at Spirit Mountain Grand Ave Chalet features local artist Adam Swanson

The Duluth Public Arts Commission (DPAC) will officially present its newest art installation, recently created by local artist Adam Swanson, during a reception at the Spirit Mountain Grand Ave Chalet on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The public [...]
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Print It! Spirit Mountain executive director’s eMail to city councilors

Brandy Ream, executive director of the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area, sent the following eMail to Duluth city councilors on Wednesday: “I hope this message finds you all doing well. I wanted to give you all a quick update on the happenings [...]
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State of the City Address today

Duluth Mayor Don Ness will deliver the annual State of the City address at 5 p.m. today at Grand Avenue Chalet at Spirit Mountain. Ness will incorporate a visual presentation in addition to providing brief remarks. The presentation will be [...]
Duluth East senior defenseman Phil Beaulieu. Howie Blog staff

Duluth East activities for Monday, Feb. 10-Saturday, Feb. 15

Monday, Feb. 10 7:00am-3:00pm — Orchestra Rehearsal, Auditorium 1:00pm — Nordic Championships, Spirit Mountain 3:30pm-7:30pm — Basketball practice, EHS Gym All 3:30pm-6:00pm — Driver Education, 2021 3:30pm-5:30pm — [...]
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Howie: Shockwave to perform at Duluth Airshow

Shockwave, a jet-powered semi-truck that reaches speeds up to 375 miles per hour, will perform at the Duluth Airshow on August 23-24. “Shockwave has more than 36,000 horsepower and also features three aircraft jet engines. It is one of the [...]
Spirit Mountain's new base chalet. Submitted

Spirit Mountain to close Sunday

Spirit Mountain will close Sunday due to the predicted extremely cold temperatures. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning for Northeastern Minnesota with wind chill values lowering to 40- or 50-below zero early Sunday [...]
Under Ness' leadership, Duluth continues to see tremendous growth in the aviation sector. Submitted

Duluth City Council agenda for tonight

FYI » Duluth City Council Meeting Schedule » Duluth City Council Roster » eMail all councilors » Howie Hanson’s Duluth City Council page on Facebook AGENDA FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING Monday, October 14, 2013, 7 p.m. Council [...]

Spirit Mountain hosts Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Spirit Mountain is inviting families to try out is new lift-access mountain bike trails on Saturday at the 10th annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. All children, ages 18 and younger, will get half-price lift tickets with the purchase of [...]
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Mattson leaving Visit Duluth after 28 years

The face of Duluth’s booming tourism industry for nearly a quarter of a century is moving on. Visit Duluth President & CEO Terry Mattson, who earlier this year was named Minnesota’s “Outstanding Individual in Tourism,” is leaving [...]
The Duluth Huskies, a summer college baseball team, plays its home games at Wade Stadium in West Duluth. Howie / HowieBlog.com

Committee eyes $13 million in Duluth bonding requests

The first leg of an extensive statewide bonding tour will be stopping in Duluth next week. The City of Duluth has a number of high-profile bonding projects that will be presented to the Capital Investment Committee on October 1 at the University [...]
Hansi Johnson. Published with permission, Spirit Mountain.

Bike trails open at Spirit Mountain

Spirit Mountain Recreation Area today announced the opening of the area’s first lift-access downhill mountain bike trails. The trails will open to the public for the first time at 4 p.m. today. A grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting [...]
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Spirit Mountain opens new base chalet

Construction is complete on Spirit Mountain Recreation Area’s new 10,650-square-foot base area ski chalet. The building opens for the public Monday. This building will serve as a base for many operations — and offers a full line of [...]