More and more people in the Northland are finding that their check isn't going as far as it used to, and are having to lean on food shelves. Based on third quarter statistics, CHUM’s Emergency Food Shelf has seen an increase of 327 families seeking emergency food as compared to the same time period in 2012. During that same time CHUM has had a 48% decrease in cash donations to the Food Shelf.
There are more and more places to bike in the city and now Duluth is planning some more and some share roadways and wants to unveil the plan. Those who are bicyclists are invited to come and other interested community members who want to voice their opinions. They will have the opportunity to learn about the on-road bike lanes being proposed for city-wide implementation.
As the time draws near, the Christmas Season is almost here. The Christmas City Of the North Parade, Snow, the Christmas Music on KOOL 101.7, Bentleyville. It all means we are nearer to Christmas Day. The Season wouldn't be complete without the Holiday Banquet and Bentleyville Tour of Lights.
Have you raked your yard and haven't dealt with the leaves yet? The City of Duluth is in need of bagged leaves to place on top of the roses at the Rose Garden. All the beautiful roses need to be covered by bagged leaves annually to protect them from the harsh Northland winters.
To say it is a tap dance show is doing the show a disserviec. This is Tap, Singing, Percussion, a Rock Concert, Talent show, well....it's a show like no other, it's a Rhythmic Circus. November 1st, they come to the Mitchell Auditorium.
It's Halloween and you are looking for something fun, there are a lot of other things around from walking to getting scared. It's Halloween so the folks at the Haunted Irvin Ship are in overdrive, so are the public libraries.
Food For Thought is serving the public. It is Duluth’s only student operated restaurant located in the newly remodeled East High School.This program is under the management of Duluth’s own Culinary Instructor Glen D’Amour who has both owned and operated restaurants in Duluth.
The City of Duluth golf courses announced they will be closed this week. If you want to play golf you have to go outside right away. October 30th will be the last day at Enger Park, Lester Park is closed as of the 27th.
Proctor schools would like your help. Are you a Kelly Clarkson fan? You might be after you hear this. Proctor schools is asking for you to vote once a day for a contest and it could bring Kelly and $100,000 to the Northland. Here's how it works.
Taste of Home Cooking School is coming October 30th to the Marshall School. Tickets can be purchased here. The Taste of Home Cooking School Chefs stress kitchen safety at all times. Know where your escape route is and know where to find your fire extinguisher, or Baking Soda.
After several years of reduced library hours due to city budget challenges, the voters of Duluth passed a referendum in 2011 that freed up additional funding for the library. This vote of confidence inspired the library’s staff and supporting organizations to take library services to the next level by not only restoring the hours that had been lost, but by organizing more programs and free events at the library than ever before.
All kinds of problems have befallen the Minnesota Slip Bridge (also known as the Pedestrian Blue Bridge) in Canal Park. With crews working on it, it is estimated that the bridge will be out of service and pinned in the upright position at least until Friday morning August 16th, to allow crews to do maintenance repairs and inspect overall bridge operations.
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