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Print It! Yvonne Prettner Solon’s letter to Duluth City Councilors in support of Spirit Mountain

Former Minnesota Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon submitted the following letter to Duluth City Councilors on Monday afternoon: “I was compelled to speak at the Council meeting tonight after hearing concern about the prudence of providing [...]

Southbound I-35 lane closures in Downtown Duluth begin Monday

The Phase 2 & 3 nighttime closure of both northbound and southbound I-35 is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. tonight with daytime partial-lane closures of southbound I-35 scheduled to begin Monday. During the Phase 2 & 3 nighttime closure [...]

Railroad Street detour begins Monday

By Heath Hickok Effective Monday, all northbound I-35 traffic that exits at 5th Avenue West with Canal Park or Lake Avenue as a destination will be detoured around the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC) along Harbor Drive. Traffic [...]

Summer 2015 construction project information for Duluth

By Pakou Ly The onset of summer marks the beginning of multiple construction projects in Duluth. Though an inconvenience, these projects are critical to the ongoing maintenance and longevity of our city infrastructure. The City of Duluth encourages [...]

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) [...]
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DSSO inviting bands to enter DSSO Bridge Sessions

The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will be hosting a music competition, the DSSO Bridge Sessions, and is inviting bands from around the area to register. Several bands will be selected to compete for the grand prize of $1,500 toward creating [...]

Duluth Senior Expo date announced

The 13th annual Duluth Senior Expo will be held at the DECC on Tuesday, October 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The events draws upwards of 4,000 attendees from throughout the region and features exhibitors, screenings, live entertainment, seminars [...]

Verizon Wireless presents runner tracking at Grandma’s Marathon

By Bob Gustafson If you’re looking to keep track of your favorite runners during Grandma’s Marathon weekend, Verizon Wireless has the perfect solution. Beginning today, family members and friends can log on to, and [...]

Lake Superior College commencement Monday at DECC

By Janet Blixt Lake Superior College will recognize this year’s graduating class at commencement exercises at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC) on Monday, May 18. Approximately 800 degrees, diplomas, and certificates will [...]

DECC Athletic Hall of Fame to add five new members

By Steve Greenfield Five area legends will be added to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) Athletic Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony on Thursday in the DECC’s Harbor Side Ballroom. The 2015 inductees: . Superior native [...]

Spring commencement set for May 9 at The College of St. Scholastica

By Bob Ashenmacher The College of St. Scholastica will conduct its Spring 2015 Commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at Amsoil Arena. The combined baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral ceremony will have 862 candidates for graduation. A [...]

Tuesday Community Notebook

United Way of Greater Duluth will celebrate the people and organizations who have partnered with them to advance the common good during this last Community Giving Campaign and throughout the year. The Celebration and Award’s Luncheon will [...]
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Ness receives 2015 Building Healthy Communities Award

Three-term former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was on hand to honor Duluth Mayor Don Ness in his keynote address he titled, “Hometown Legacy of a Homegrown Mayor” at the 2015 Duluth LISC annual awards luncheon on Wednesday. The speech [...]

Another beautiful spring day in Canal Park


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.

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 [...]
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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 [...]