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Antony Ferguson, Jace LeGarde and Hope Nordquist. Terry Cartie Norton / The Duluth Playhouse

The Sound of Music opens Friday

The Duluth Playhouse's much-anticipated production of The Sound of Music opens Friday night at the NorShor Theatre in Downtown Duluth. Two Wednesday night performances have been added to the nearly sold-out run to ensure everyone gets a chance to experience the world's most beloved musical. Based on a true story,


Duluth Winter Village, St. Louis County in the news

Duluth Winter Village 2023 – an outdoor and indoor event featuring shopping, dining, bonfires, carolers, open skating and activities by Lake Superior at the DECC – runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., both days. Parking is $10 at the DECC and admission is free. Dr. Timothy

Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings

Vikings activate Jefferson, waive Harry

Jefferson started his fourth pro season ablaze with 36 catches for 571 yards and three scores on 53 targets, good for an average of 114.2 yards per game that is even higher than his 106.4 to lead the league last season.

Rep. Andy Smith, DFL-Rochester, takes a picture of a model of Mayo Clinic’s proposed $5 billion expansion at its flagship campus in Rochester on Nov. 28, 2023. Photo by Max Nesterak/Minnesota Reformer.

Mayo Clinic leaders unveil $5 billion in infrastructure investments with political leaders

Construction for the new buildings will be spread out over six years beginning in 2024 and include two new clinical buildings in downtown Rochester nearly as tall as the hospital’s 21-story Gonda building.

Cherry sophomore power forward Noah Asuma reached the 1,000-point plateau for his career in tonight's victory. Submitted

Thursday Night Prep Scoreboard

BOYS BASKETBALL Cherry 109, Deer River 50. The Tigers (1-0) will host Mountain Iron-Buhl on Monday at 7 p.m. Cloquet 76, Hibbing 70 Northwestern 103, Hayward 64 BOYS HOCKEY 2A/No. 16 Duluth East 4, Bemidji 0. The Greyhounds (1-3) visit 2A/No. 4 Wayzata Saturday afternoon. Class 2A/

With family and commissioners looking on, Nadine Wells was sworn in by Auditor Nancy Nilsen as the Director of the Veterans Service Office for St. Louis County. Submitted by St. Louis County

Wells selected as new Director of Veterans Service Office

By Dana Kazel The St. Louis County Veterans Service Office has a new director. The County Board on Tuesday approved

On the Record: Roger Said

EXPECT MORE. DO BETTER. A city that works Streets and utilities. Public safety. Parks and libraries. Tax-base development. Housing. These

Friday Prep Notebook

TODAY'S GAMES BOYS BASKETBALL Duluth Denfeld vs. Kasson-Mantorville, Hermantown Big Lake at Hermantown Grand Rapids at Little Falls Cook County

Today's Prep Sports

BOYS HOCKEY Bemidji at Duluth East. Game Notes: The Class 2A/No. 14-ranked Greyhounds are 0-3, including overtime losses at