One of the worst roads in the Twin Ports - at least when it comes to potholes and surface area - will be seeing some much needed improvement. Work begins on Arlington Avenue starting Monday morning, August 10 - a project that will resurface almost 3 miles of roadway - from Trinity Road to Arrowhead Road.
A bad economy, an increase in drug crimes, and warmer summer months have seen an increase of tresspassing and theft situations at solid waste sites throughout Saint Louis County. Officials with the county remind residents that access to these sites is only permitted during normal business hours and that there are strict guidelines as they pertain to salvaging materials.
Here's a road project that you'll need to be aware of if your route includes Highway 61 near the Lester River on the eastern edge of Duluth; Workers will be doing culvert, curb and gutter, and guardrail work on the stretch now through August 15.
Later this year, the Duluth International Airport will be renamed in honor of the late Jim Oberstar - the congressman from Chisholm who championed Northland causes during his 36 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Saint Louis County Commissioners have pledged $30,000 to help the project - a dollar amount that will be added to the $30,000 the City of Duluth has already pledged. The Monaco Air Foundation is in charge of collecting public and private donations to fund the renaming of the terminal.
The Duluth Police are advising drivers to be alert to several street closures this evening in connection to National Night Out events. These closures will occur between the hours of 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM.
Duluth is a great place to live - but we didn't need to tell you that. It appears that many people have positive things to say about the City of Duluth according to the results of a National Citizen Survey performed by the National Research Center, Inc.
The two-year project to revamp the Bong Bridge between Duluth and Superior is mid-way through its second summer. As drivers look forward to the November completion date, this is a good time to get an update on the work as it progresses.
Bayfront Blues Festival promises to be the biggest and best ever, and being that KOOL 101.7 is the official radio station of the 27th Annual Party, I have prepared a list of things you should bring/expect, and things you shouldn't
Twenty four miles of Townline Road - otherwise known as County State Aid Highway 16 - are set to see a new surface; The project that begins Monday, July 26 represents the single largest paving project in Saint Louis County history.
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