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Hockey Day Minnesota Notebook

Volunteers were busy Wednesday afternoon clearing the ice surface of a few inches of snow having fallen since Tuesday afternoon at a temporary rink at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, which will host Hockey Day Minnesota on Saturday featuring two high school boys hockey games, Duluth Denfeld vs. Eveleth-Gilbert at 10 a.m. and Duluth East […]

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Making ice for Hockey Day Minnesota

Bulldogs men’s hockey assistant coach Brett Larson, a graduate of Duluth Denfeld who played youth hockey at Merritt, took a turn to volunteer to flood the natural ice at Bayfront Festival Park late Wednesday afternoon. Mike Hoffman added an assist with the hose. The temporary outdoor rink, which will also include plexiglass above the dasher […]

Wednesday Notebook

MnDOT will close the ramp from 27th Avenue West to northbound I-35 at 9 p.m. on Thursday. The ramp will reopen at 5 a.m. Friday. The closure has been requested by the city of Duluth so that city crews can replace a water main that runs under I-35. . . . UCare has honored Integrity […]

Nicholas David, from The Voice, performed at the Howling Moon Festival on Saturday night at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Howie / The Howie Blog

Howling Moon Music Festival off to strong start

The inaugural Howling Moon Music Festival at Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park on Friday and Saturday drew a total paid gate of nearly 4,000, event co-promoter Walt Aplin of TwinPortsNightlife.com said today. Major performers included The Guess Who, Nicholas David and Brandi Carlile. “Attendance was approximately 3,000 on Saturday, which was a positive, but while The […]