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Oliver Bridge Project Extended Into November [Update]

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...

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Superior’s Calumet Refinery Sold To Husky Energy

A $553-million deal will see the new owners for the Calumet Refinery in Superior.  Husky Energy - a company located in Canada - will absorb the refinery into it's operation - increasing its capacity by 50,000 barrels a day.

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Manholes Pop Up Near Empire State Building
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South Superior Tower Avenue Sees Roadwork

If you've driven through South Superior during the last week or so you've probably noticed the road work  that is happening on Tower Avenue.  According to the City of Superior, the project is related to manhole and pavement work in the area.

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Urban Gardening Growing In Popularity
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Downtown Duluth Farmers Market Happens August 8

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.

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IRS Facility Processes Tax Returns A Week Before Filing Deadline
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Deadline For 2015 Minnesota Property Tax Refund Approaches

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.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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Duluth’s “Can Of Worms” Intersection Continues Its Path Towards A Rebuild

Dallas has "The Zipper".  Boston has "The Big Dig".  Duluth has the "Can of Worms" intersection.  One of the iconic on/off-ramps in the Twin Ports continues its path towards a rebuild or replacement.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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Highway 73 Roundabout Project Starts August 14

A major road project kicks off on Monday, August 14 in Chisholm, Minnesota.  Work crews with St. Louis County will begin the process of constructing a roundabout on the south end of town where Highway 73 meets up with the new route of Highway 5.  A detour will be in place during the two-month process.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
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MDA Fill The Boot Campaign Kicks Off August 8

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.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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What Are The Top Five Suggested Names For The New Highway 53 Bridge?

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.

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Duluth Police Department
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Duluth Police Unveil Monitored Meet-Up Spot For Online Transactions

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.

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DTA Offers Free Trolley Service To Canal Park

In an effort to increase use of the Port Town Trolley service around the Canal Park area, the Duluth Transit Authority has taken away the fare for the service - making it free to ride.  The move is effective immediately.

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Galloway Astronomy Society Prepare For Friday's Eclipse
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How Visible Will The Solar Eclipse Be In Duluth-Superior On August 21?

It seems like everyone is talking about the upcoming solar eclipse that is set to occur over North America on August 21.  Part of what makes this such a big deal is that an eclipse of this nature hasn't happened since 1979.

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