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How Can We Make Our Roads Safer? Distracted Driving Extra Enforcement Week Happens April 13-18

Common sense tells you that you need to pay attention when you're driving.  Unfortunately - too often - many people don't and that leads to elevated numbers of automobile crashes and fatalities.  That's why law enforcement is looking to do something about it.

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Fitger’s 5K To Impact Drivers In Downtown Duluth Saturday April 11

It's one of the sure signs of spring:  The Fitger's 5K is ready to run on Saturday, April 11. Runners will hit the pavement in downtown Duluth with an expected start time of 9:00 AM.

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Oliver Bridge Repairs To Start April 13; Work Will Reduce Traffic To A Single Lane [Updated Information]

 

As reported in an earlier story, there is work planned for the Oliver Bridge starting April 13.  At the time, there weren't a lot of details about the scope of the work or what the suggested "single lane" might mean for drivers.

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Big Wood Brewery Delivers; A Review Of One Of Minnesota’s New Craft Beers

I recently had the opportunity to sample some of the craft beers being made by Big Wood Brewery in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.  The craft beer market is heating up in our region and it's nice to see local companies having success.

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Superior Community Council To Re-establish Neighborhood Watch Groups; Organizational Meeting Happens April 23

As good as our law enforcement agencies are, they work best when the members of the community help them out in the task of keeping our neighborhoods safe. It's in that spirit of cooperation that the Superior Community Council seeks to re-establish the Neighborhood Watch Group.

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When Will It Green Up This Spring? Here Are the Average Dates of When the Vegetation around the Twin Ports Comes to Life for the Year

This spring's constant back-and-forth between 30 degree and 60 degree days is making it seem like it is taking forever for spring to finally show up. Just how far off from average are we from seeing our lawns and trees greening up for the season?

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Oliver Bridge Repairs To Start April 13; Work Will Reduce Traffic To A Single Lane

This is getting to sound like a broken record.  It looks like the spring and summer road construction season of 2015 will not only see traffic impaired on one bridge but two.  Work is expected to start on  the Oliver Bridge - which crosses the Saint Louis River - on April 13.

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Downtown Duluth Street Sweeping Project Scheduled For April 9

Spring's in the air and the City of Duluth is doing some cleaning!  The Greater Downtown Council is reporting on a street sweeping project that could affect traffic on Thursday, April 9.

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It Must Be Spring, Time To “Raise The Roses”, And Your Help Is Requested.

The City Of Duluth Parks And Maintenance staff is requesting your help at the annual "Raising Of The Roses" in the Rose Garden on London Road. Staff will be there to teach you the Minnesota way and offer tips for growing as you help make the Duluth landmark look good.

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Free Antique Appraisal Back At The Depot April 15, Just In Time For Tax Season

Free Antique appraisal at the Depot is back on Wednesday, April 15, 2015! The St. Louis County Historical Society has arranged for Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, will return from noon until 3 PM in the Great Hall.

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Superior Middle School and Other District Buildings Placed on Lockdown For a Few Hours Tuesday

A handful of Superior School District buildings including Superior Middle School and Superior High School were on lockdown this afternoon, following a threat that was reportedly made by a parent.

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