Duluth has won Outside Magazine’s online contest for Best Town, outpolling fellow finalist Provo, Utah in a social-media driven competition. Read more →
Online voters took to virtual polls on a national outdoors magazine website and voted Duluth the winner of Outside’s Best Town 2014 contest.
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Duluth has made the final two in an on-line vote to be named Outside Magazine’s Best Town, something Mayor Don Ness said could help bolster the city’s reputatation as an outdoor recreation hub and attract talented entrepreneurs and professionals. Read more →
A $18 million initiative to bolster Duluth’s western corridor along the St. Louis River depends upon the City Council reauthorizing a half percent sales tax on food, beverages and lodging. Read more →
An art exhibit called “Hero/Villain/Savior/Scoundrel: Portraits of Jim Carlson & Don Ness” opens in Duluth Saturday, featuring portraits of the two main players in a long public battle over the sale of synthetic drugs at Carlson’s Last Place on Earth in Duluth. Read more →
Crack photographer Derek Montgomery braved the bitter cold this morning in Duluth and sent us these shots.
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Jay Cooke State Park’s swinging bridge reopens today, more than a year after it was destroyed by the St. Louis River’s raging floodwaters. Read more →
An effort to raise $159,000 to fund the completion of a giant bronze sculpture of Bob Dylan, to be placed in the songwriter’s hometown, has fallen well short of its goal. Read more →
St. Louis County commissioner and longtime community organizer Steve O’Neil died Tuesday from a rare and aggressive form of thyroid cancer. He was 63. O’Neil moved to Duluth in the 1970s to earn his master’s degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He went on to help form Minnesota COACT, an advocacy group focusing on Read more →
One of the last remaining damaged bridges from last year’s devastating flooding in Duluth was reopened today – a year and a week after up to 10 inches of rain fell across the region, ripping up infrastructure and drowning hundreds of basements. Read more →