Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards nominees announced

UMD CED today announced the 44 companies nominated for the 23rd annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards. Award recipients will be announced at a luncheon and awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 22 at the DECC’s Harbor Side [...]

Denfeld, East students learn about career opportunities

Students from Denfeld and Duluth East attended Construct Tomorrow, an event providing local high schoolers with an opportunity for free, hands-on exploration of careers in the construction trades. Duluth Mayor Don Ness and ISD 709 Superintendent [...]

Child Care Providers’ Appreciation & Training Seminar set for Saturday

By Jeanine Dahl Over 350 child care professionals who provide care and education for our region’s youngest children will fill the Lake Superior Ballroom at the DECC for the 8th annual Child Care Providers’ Appreciation & Training Seminar. [...]

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra 1001 Nights concert Feb. 28

The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will present 1001 Nights, an imaginative evening of melodies and a mesmerizing performance by the Minnesota Ballet, on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the DECC’s Symphony Hall. The 7 p.m. concert shall commence [...]
Amsoil Arena at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. DECC.org

City of Duluth 2014 tourism tax allocations

How the City of Duluth allocated its 2014 tourism taxes of hotel-motel and food and beverages: DECC Amsoil Arena debt service: $2,858,600 Visit Duluth: $1,600,000 Transfer to general fund: $827,900 Lake Superior Zoo: $510,000 Spirit Mountain [...]
State of the City

State of the City Address at 5 p.m. at DECC

At his first State of the City Address in 2008, Duluth Mayor Don Ness predicted challenging times ahead for the community as the time had come to address legacy problems that had burdened the community for decades. He paraphrased a well-known [...]
Duluth Mayor Don Ness.

Howie: Ness homers in Greater Downtown Council Annual Dinner speech

Duluth Mayor Don Ness knocked one out of the park during his keynote address at the Greater Downtown Council’s (GDC) 30th annual Dinner Meeting last night at the DECC. Over 540 guests, a record attendance for the popular event, would likely [...]

Duluth mayor highlights GDC Annual Meeting

By Kristi Stokes Duluth’s Greater Downtown Council will be hosting its 30th Annual Dinner Meeting on Wednesday night at the DECC. A record crowd is expected at the event with more than 570 people registered to attend. Serving as [...]
Shannon Miller's Bulldogs womens hockey team will play host to North Dakota at Amsoil Arena on Jan. 30-31. Howie / HowieBlog.com

DECC Events in January 2015

Jan. 21-25 — Arrowhead EMS Association Conference & Expo Jan. 23 — Cheech & Chong and War: “Up in Smoke”, 8 p.m. Jan. 24 — Cloquet High School Sno-Ball Dance, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25 — City of Duluth [...]
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UMD Athletic Hall of Fame to induct five on Saturday

By Bob Nygaard Four former All-Americans — the late Gary Birkholz (football), Matt Christensen (hockey), Brett Hauer (hockey) and Kendall Kelly (basketball) — along with long-time volleyball head coach Pati Rolf will be paid a lasting [...]