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A high number of low-demand courses and majors means less revenue, officials say.
The downtown building in a historic district needed millions in renovations.
The city of Nashwauk operates the emergency service but faces a growing deficit from escalating costs and unmatched reimbursement rates.
A grassroots coalition formed a nonprofit, bought a building and will open a new community fitness center in January.
Essentia Health's new St. Mary's Medical Center opened July 30.
Girls varsity hockey coach David Marvin filed a civil defamation lawsuit this week against several parents of current and former players.
The pit bull was largely confined to a crate for more than a month.
Roger Reinert's mayoral win and a City Council that's mostly centrist could mean spending priority changes for Duluth.
Voters in Duluth decided an intense race over the next leader of the city of 86,000: the two-term incumbent or a former state lawmaker.
A downtown Duluth parking lot that serves people who live in their vehicles has finished its first season of operation.
Mayor Emily Larson and challenger Roger Reinert have raised about half a million dollars combined, records show.
Family found the capsized canoe of the two men shortly after midnight.
The Minneapolis-based buyer has a vision that includes pickleball courts inside the former big-box store.
The 92-acre U.S. Steel Superfund site in Morgan Park opens next summer with new trails and wildlife habitat.
A union for the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. in Canada went on strike Sunday following a 72-hour notice.
Pandemic aid that allowed schools to build up mental health and academic support runs dry next year.
"This project is going to create a very distinctive and compelling new Duluth space," Mayor Emily Larson said.
Two-term Mayor Emily Larson faces former state lawmaker Roger Reinert.
The catch breaks a 53-year record.
The publicly funded entertainment complex secured a $1 million line of credit from the Duluth City Council last week.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources owns the Knife River Marina on Lake Superior, and is eyeing a sale as costs to maintain the basin escalate.
Duluth sold the building to Cirrus for $1.
The Duluth City Council approved a $1 million line of credit to the publicly funded entertainment center, good for one year as the DECC looks to reduce spending.
The Catholic group opposes gender-affirming care, sparking concern for future patients.
Duluth is exploring the potential to replace vacant office space with places to live.
Two-term Duluth Mayor Emily Larson faces off against Roger Reinert, a former state legislator.
Tribes like the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe blend modern life with old traditions as they gather for powwows.
A new library would house several city entities, including police units.
Hot and dry conditions contributed to rapid spread of flames on Labor Day.
The fire, estimated to be between 40 and 70 acres, was detected Monday.
Steven Cooper's attorney said he will argue for probation at the October sentencing in Duluth.
Six marathon swimmers swam the relay to raise awareness about a warming lake.
The group aims to shed light on a warming lake.
He is remembered as a "true Iron Ranger" who leaves long-lasting benefits to northeastern Minnesota.
The Superior Fire Department said the public isn't in danger.
The number of people paddling, hiking and boating in the BWCA last year returned to pre-pandemic levels and was in line with a reduction in the number of available permits.
Cenovus Energy's own crews handled the leak at the refinery.
Footage of the unusual sight was taken Aug. 20 near McQuade Harbor on the North Shore.
The proposed budget, presented to the City Council on Monday night, follows her stunning defeat in the primary earlier this month.
The incident happened around 5 p.m. Sunday.
A roundabout at an intersection leading out of the city and up the North Shore would have meant the demolition of a house.
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision led to the Iron Range lawsuit.
The City Council approved an ordinance Monday night that leaves people with sidewalks and streets when it comes to smoking in public.
The August Lake Fire was detected Monday.
Commercial property owners in the city each stand to recoup thousands of dollars.
Roger Reinert and Mayor Emily Larson, who is running for a third term, both advance to the Nov. 7 general election.
The wreck happened around 8 p.m. Sunday night.
The Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad returns with improvements to both the train cars and the scenery.
Paris Allen, 19, was killed Wednesday.
A 19-year-old died and an 18-year-old was injured but is expected to survive.
The only primary election in Minnesota this year is in Duluth, which is Aug. 8. Find your precinct, and learn more about the candidates running for mayor, City Council and school board.
A 19-year-old was killed and a second man, age 18, was shot and wounded, police said.
The resort had hoped to add 495 U.S. Forest Service acres to expand its offerings.
The northern Minnesota reservation opened the first recreational marijuana dispensary in the state Tuesday.
The downtown property has been on the market since 2017.
The asking price of the 205-square-foot home has drawn wide-ranging criticism.
The law would extend ban to cigarette and vape smoking as well.
The Department of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation has a new, homegrown leader.
The project is the largest private investment in Duluth history.
Both suits allege retaliation for raising concerns about a toxic industrial chemical.
The proposed hotel would be built near an impaired trout stream.
More than $8 million in federal money paves the way for 2.5 miles of improvements for the city's trail along Lake Superior.
The 40-acre plot is largely undeveloped.
A luxury condo complex overlooking Lake Superior will open in 2024.
A free, on-demand car service makes public transportation more accessible in Grand Rapids.
DULUTH - A Hibbing air tanker base used for fighting wildfires will get a major overhaul thanks to more than $6 million set aside in…
The bond payment hinges on a Minnesota Court of Appeals decision.
A new 34.4 kilowatt solar array will provide 40% of the power for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation.
Schools from Warroad to Sleepy Eye will need to change Native American-themed nicknames and logos — or go through a process to win an exception that involves working with the state's tribes.
The men were both employees of Cirrus Aircraft.
A wildfire that began last week is completely contained.
The Forest Service detected the Spice Lake Fire last week. On Monday, it was 22 acres and 80% contained.
No one was injured in the Friday afternoon incident.
An auction of school memorabilia last summer galvanized alumni of the now defunct school in the center of Duluth.
Air quality is expected to be "moderate" Friday and Saturday with some lingering smoke.