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Duluth’s Third Dog Park Is Officially Opened On Riley Road

I grew up in the country, the whole world was my dog's "park".  It wasn't until I moved to the city and saw the smaller yards that I understood the need for dog parks.  The first dog park in Duluth was introduced in 2004, the next in 2011, now we have a third.

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Possible Expansion Around O'Hare Airport
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When Cleaning Up Road Sand, People Are Asked To Use Collection Sites

I was on a walk with my son Sam when he noticed all the sand and garbage along the side of the road and Sam asked me, "Dad, I know where to put the garbage, but what do we do with all the sand?". I thought it was a good question, and now just days later the City of Duluth issued a statement for residents.

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Road Construction Projects Will Impact Travel In Duluth

The city of Duluth reminds us that Kenwood Avenue, 10th Avenue East and East 4th Street will be worked on next week, some will alter travel and some will entail a complete closure.  Here are the full details so you can plan ahead accordingly.

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Dancers From The Scottish Ballet Prepare For The Christmas Season
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50 Years Of History Will Be Featured At The Fall Gala Performance For The Minnesota Ballet

Congratulations to the Minnesota Ballet, to be around for 50 years says you are doing something right, and doing something the people want to see. To celebrate that many years of putting on productions showcasing the talent of the Minnesota Ballet, they are putting on a show of shows, to bring back the history,the people that were a part of it, and debut a Robert Gardener Original.

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Totally Unsolicited Endorsement from Rich Cole from the Romantics [VIDEO]

Last Thursday night we all partied with Rick Springfield and the Romantics at Bayfront Festival Park. When the Romantics were done onstage; they signed a guitar for us, and we ask Rich Cole for a some P.R. work for us.

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Traffic Advisory For Grandma’s Marathon Weekend Festivities, See All Traffic Closures

Getting around Duluth gets hard every year for the Grandma's Marathon Festivities. Duluth Police have released how they plan to deal with the traffic problems. They have included  the race times and then the traffic closure times.

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This Just In, Local Singer Songwriter Rachael Kilgour Wins Award

Rachael Kilgour was in studio about a month ago talking about her music and raising money to compete in a music competition in North Carolina. I am proud to say she has let us know she won the event.

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Status Quo Performs in Australia
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Be A Star, City Of Duluth Is Looking For Chester Creek Acts

If you have something entertaining that would be good for a night out in the park or you're in a band that is coming up, why not apply to play the Chester Creek Series.

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Al Franken Was The Duluth Answer Man Before He Was A Senator [VIDEO]

In the 1980's Al Franken used to be a pitch man for the City of Duluth. Before he did some of his famous work on national tv and some of his congress work...

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Aerial Lift Bridge to Commence Summer Schedule on May 23

With Summer coming to the Twin Ports, people start sailing and using their vessels on the lake, and there are rules with the amount of times the bridge opens and who it opens for, the official word from the city is as follows.

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Last Meeting For Hartley Mini Master Plan March 27th

I have noticed that the city has been very open since Mayor Ness took over. When they fixed the woodland area they had many open forums to get opinions. The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Division invites the public to attend a meeting Thursday, March 27th,   regarding the development of the mini-master plan for Hartley Park.

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Duluth Mayor Don Ness Puts State Of The City Online, See It Now [VIDEO]

Mayor Don Ness did something for the first time. Not only did he put the state of the city online but it's up for everyone to see. In this look at the State of the City, Don posts pictures, movies, and invites you to see everything he plans.

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