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There are 4,600 city-owned lead service lines still in use, largely in pre-1930 homes.
City to gain 2,400 acres in tax-forfeit land transfer with St. Louis County.
Project would be "the biggest development in the forest products industry in 40 years."
"I think we saw the community had missed the event maybe just as much as the runners."
Fewer college students in the area meant more options for renters
"In a lot of ways it's a privilege to help diversify the judiciary and the bench," Pattni said.
DULUTH – The winding line through the DeWitt-Seitz Building was long a hallmark of the Northern Waters Smokehaus experience. Now it's just a memory.The Canal…
Crowdsourced data will help inform decisions that affect waterways.
Several shots were fired toward homicide suspect Patrick W. Battees Jr. as he fled, police say.
The letter said it's a 'false narrative that there is no Native American support for this project.'
Kevin Ingles, of Superior, Wis., had tried to save two children.
The city may also request $44 million in additional funding from Congress.
Dubbed the "Treaty People Gathering" and organized by a host of Indigenous, environmental and faith groups, Monday's protest was split between the peaceful march and pump station confrontation.
But lawyer wants state to retract new release announcing settlement.
The affected stretch is near the shipping canal.
Federal and state laws, Indigenous concerns make sale an impractical answer.
Shawn Pearson has been active in child protection cases and as a mediator.
The state of the city address highlighted broadband, policing and housing plans.
Median home sale price in the Twin Ports region passed $216,000 in April.
Pandemic restrictions are easing, although masks still required at some sites.
Police records identify the victim as 22-year-old Juamada K. Anderson, of Duluth.
Tonya Sconiers said she is "happy to be moving forward."
Dennis J. Hannuksela was convicted of murder in 1987.
Essentia acquisition of Minnesota, N.D. clinics and hospitals off the table for now.
COVID border closure isolated Northwest Angle, stifled tourism.
Derek E. Malevich of Virginia was charged Friday.
The precious metal has not been mined in Minnesota since the turn of the 20th century.
$12 million in state bonding money will be requested.
The Duluth-based health system's merger leaves some staff skeptical.
State says company had "no more than $100 million" available of a $200 million requirement.
The William A. Irvin floating museum opens for normal tours on May 21.
Redevelopment plans for the building fell through.
DULUTH – Evan Jamar didn't know what his dream job was until his dream came true."It's like waking up for Christmas every morning," he said…
Local producer calls the region an "untapped frontier for production."
ST Paper plans to convert the shuttered mill to make tissue paper.
Police say there is no current threat to the public.
Outside audit to examine lopsided demographics.
A fund set up by the state PUC reimburses agencies for enforcement tied to project.
St. Luke's and Essentia are both seeking to increase the reach of the local supply.
Homes for sale dropped by half between March 2020 and last month.
The ruling benefits Minnesota Power, which plans to build a $700 million plant in Superior, Wis.
City Council President Renee Van Nett said "There is always work to do."
The Federal Biscay was the first overseas vessel to arrive this season.
Four of 13 rooms will be "affordable hostel-style"; summer opening set.
Catalyst Content Festival returns to Duluth theaters this fall
The local NAACP reissued its demands for Duluth Police Department reform.
More beach nourishment will close a stretch of the beach this summer.
Authorities said alcohol and high speeds were likely factors.
New amenities will be coupled with increased prices.
An ACLU suit sought release for inmates, which the Minnesota Court of Appeals denied.
It's a busy year for road work around Duluth.
Pressure from U.S. officials has not yielded concessions from Canada.
Customers, for a cost, could recharge across the service area.
Another man died in an accidental fire at the same apartment building in August.
No "vaccine passport" for travelers to or from Canada yet.
Equity and sustainability were themes of Monday's state of the city address.
600 jobs lost, contribution to state economy slips.
The resolution will require city officials to outline "concrete steps" toward
Fire damage in the city more than doubled from 2019 levels to $3.8 million.
Thousands have yet to rejoin the workforce as employers in the region seek more applicants.
Local nonprofit promotes health equity in diverse Hillside neighborhood.
Thomas A. Micklewright accepted a plea deal Tuesday that brings a sentence of seven years in prison.
A partnership with Sun Country was just starting to roll when the pandemic hit.
High waves and frigid temps made the lake attractive for surfers Wednesday but potentially deadly for others.
The Port of Duluth-Superior is coming off its lowest tonnage year since 1938.
Until then, officials say to keep off the unfinished trail in Canal Park.
The median sales price in Duluth jumped 22% in February to $174,000.
DULUTH – Restaurant and bar owners are calling the $28 billion in grants included in the federal coronavirus stimulus package a lifeline for Duluth's hard-hit tourism…
Essentia and St. Luke's both made major cost cuts to weather a drop in patient volumes.
They have led the regional health system on an interim basis since December.
A report recommended investing another $23 million in the ski hill.
After maxing out at 50% coverage two weeks ago, the lake has lost nearly all of its ice.
Saturn Systems will remain in Duluth as an RBA subsidiary.
St. Luke's will be distributing its initial batch of 100 doses on Saturday. The hospital's vaccine clinic has averaged 450 shots per day and can handle 600.
City contends injuries caused by her negligence.