DECC 50th Anniversary Celebration events

The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center 50th Anniversary Celebration on Aug. 6 features an open house, all-employee reunion and concert with the Beach Boys and Temptations. Speaking of the DECC, upcoming events include the 2016 NPC Iron Viking of the North Bodybuilding Championships on June 4 and Jerry Seinfeld on July 22.

DECC to celebrate 50th anniversary August 6

By Steve Greenfield When the Duluth Arena Auditorium opened in 1966, the grand opening featured a speech by Vice President Hubert Humphrey, appearances by Paul Harvey and Lorne Greene, and a performance by Buddy Hackett. In the half-century that has followed, the harbor front landmark now known as the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center has expanded … Continue reading “DECC to celebrate 50th anniversary August 6”

Quote City: Rob Link on the DECC’s Dan Russell eventual retirement

Duluth business mogul Rob Link on DECC Executive Director Dan Russell: “This town is in serious trouble when Dan Russell retires. If you think the mayoral election is a train wreck, wait until Dan Russell leaves the DECC. We’ll miss him, when he retires. That guy is one extraordinary individual. He can have a group … Continue reading “Quote City: Rob Link on the DECC’s Dan Russell eventual retirement”

Grandma’s Marathon Essentia Health Fitness & Health Expo today at DECC Arena

Grandma’s Marathon weekend officially kicks off this afternoon with the Essentia Health Fitness & Health Expo. The free event is open today from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The expo is held in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) arena and is open to the public. Exhibitors will be showcasing the latest products and services … Continue reading “Grandma’s Marathon Essentia Health Fitness & Health Expo today at DECC Arena”