The multi-year project to rehabilitate the Oliver Bridge will last a little longer this season. The original timeline for this years project had it ending in September; a new post on the Douglas County Highway department's Facebook page now says that work will continue until November 1, 2017...
The pick of the crop is yours - Tuesday, August 8 - as the Downtown Duluth Farmers Market returns to Lake Superior Plaza. From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, shop the harvest you'll find from local farmers and gardeners.
Who wouldn't like a little extra cash in their pocket. Officials with St. Louis County are reminding homeowners that the deadline to apply for a 2015 Minnesota Property Tax Refund is approaching; applications need to be filed by August 15.
The annual "Fill The Boot" campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association - staged by Duluth Firefighters - kicks off Tuesday, August 8. The three-day campaign helps raise money for MDA in a fun way.
Back in June we reported that Explore Minnesota was having a contest to solicit names for the soon-to-open bridge east of Virginia - part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project. While the winner wasn't guaranteed that their submission would be the final name chosen by state authorities, they would win a gift card and their name would be forwarded to the state legislature for consideration.
Online-selling websites like Craigslist are great ways to get money for the old stuff you don't want. But after negotiating a purchase price comes the next hurdle: Where to meet to make the transaction.
This time of year is made for legitimate outdoor projects; from roofing and siding to asphalt and landscaping, the mid-summer months are a hive of activity for contractors. Unfortunately, it's also prime season for scammers.
Social media has brought success for local law enforcement as they try to solve recent crimes. That's why the Duluth Police Department is turning once again to their Facebook page to help identify a person wanted for questioning.
Authorities in the area are looking for a missing Duluth couple who haven't been seen since July 29. According to the Duluth Police, Ron Tarnowski (age 82) and his wife Mary (age 78) are most-likely driving a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe 4-door S-U-V - silver in color, with black plastic fender flares. License plate number is MN 852JXG.
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