Sen. Erik Simonson, shown in 2013.

Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo CEO departs for new job

State Sen. Erik Simonson, DFL-Duluth, took a job with Lake Superior College.
Elite runners set their watches as they took at the start of Grandma's Marathon in June 2017.
Duluth

Grandma's Marathon canceled due to COVID-19

March 31
Race organizers ruled out the idea of postponing the races due to the enormous challenge of planning and preparing for the event.
Grandma's Marathon cancellation hits hard at Minnesota running legend
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Grandma's Marathon cancellation hits hard at Minnesota running legend

March 31
The move is especially acute for Dick Beardsley, whose marathon course record set in 1981 stood for 33 years.
Duluth-based Essentia provides services in more than 60 cities.
Coronavirus

Duluth's Essentia Health cuts 500 employees as revenue dries up

March 31
The nonmedical staffers were placed on leave.
Duluth

A free farmers market in Duluth

April 1
A free farmers market was put on by Clyde Iron Works, Bent Paddle and Sysco Minnesota on Tuesday March 31, 2020. Fruit, vegetables, orange juice, coffee, eggs and buttermilk were all available for anyone who needed it. 3400 pounds of food was donated and it was estimated that around 250 people could benefit from it.
FILE: The Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial in 2003, in Duluth, Minn.
Coronavirus

Duluth lynching centennial commemoration postponed due to COVID-19

March 31
A gathering planned for June 15 will now be held in 2021.
Jason Vincent, owner of Vanilla Bean Restaurant in Duluth delivered a curbside order to a customer outside the restaurant Thursday.Vanilla Bean is one
Coronavirus

35 Duluth restaurants still serving takeout or delivery

March 31
Coronavirus has flipped the service industry on its head, but here are some local spots still operating.
Duluth

Duluth looks to forgo rent for major airport employer

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The move could save AAR Corp. more than $111,000 through June.
Duluth

Free land, loan guarantees, trust fund: Duluth explores ways to tackle housing shortage

March 31
A study conducted last year estimated Duluth will need an additional 3,800 affordable units over the next decade.