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December 30, 2010
Don Ness: The 2010 Budgeteer interview, Pt. 2
More from the Budgeteer's annual sit-down chat with Duluth Mayor Don Ness: Budgeteer: What do you think can be done to make Duluth a more welcoming...
December 30, 2010 - 4:33pm
November 21, 2010
Duluth Public Library almost as old as city
The other day, I stopped by the reference desk at the library. "I'm looking for information on the history of the Duluth Public Library," I...
November 21, 2010 - 7:32am
October 23, 2010
An evening with Duluth's 'first family'
It's safe to say that most people in Duluth and its surrounding communities know who Don Ness is. It's also fair to say that the average person...
October 23, 2010 - 1:19pm
August 9, 2010
Remembering 'The Forgotten War' 60 years later
On Aug. 21, 1950, 227 pairs of government-issued boots could be heard moving in lockstep along the streets of Duluth. The men, clad in green...
August 9, 2010 - 1:44pm
July 15, 2010
Preserving history by connecting to the past
This summer, consider building your family tree. Sharon Finch, the president of the Twin Ports Genealogical Society, says learning about one's...
July 15, 2010 - 6:56pm
July 8, 2010
Duluth in '68: A look back at 'The Year that Changed the World'
So begins an article that ran in the Jan. 1, 1968, edition of the Duluth News Tribune: "A plane carrying four Duluth passengers, a pilot and...
July 8, 2010 - 7:12pm
June 4, 2010
The time is right for Old Downtown
There was a time -- not so long ago -- when a person could walk down the sidewalk in Old Downtown and not pass another soul. Not anymore. In...
June 4, 2010 - 12:28pm
June 1, 2010
History: Changing Duluth's waterfront from junk to jewel of the North
At 8 a.m. nearly every weekday morning of the year -- rain, snow, wind or sunshine -- Jerry Kimball and a group of friends meet at the Rose Garden...
June 1, 2010 - 10:11am
May 21, 2010
Seeing Amsoil Arena through the architect's eyes
SJA Architects' Brian Morse is the only person from the design team involved in the day-to-day activities at the new DECC arena from beginning...
May 21, 2010 - 11:26am
May 13, 2010
5Q :: French River's nuclear missiles reach big audience
Most visitors to North Shore are unaware that the area was once home to 16,000-pound anti-aircraft missiles. That's right; there were 28 Boeing-produced...
May 13, 2010 - 1:41pm
May 7, 2010
Interstate 35 brought controversy, opportunity
While many Duluthians lived through the nearly 30-year period that Interstate 35 was being planned and constructed through Duluth, others who...
May 7, 2010 - 1:18pm
April 30, 2010
The long and storied life of the NorShor, Part II
In 1982, Eric Ringsred purchased the NorShor, primarily, he said, to keep the building out of the hands of those who might destroy it. The emergency...
April 30, 2010 - 11:41am
April 23, 2010
The long and storied life of the NorShor, Part I
If the NorShor Theater were the religious type, it would have to be Hindu, because it's been reincarnated as much or more than any other building...
April 23, 2010 - 12:03pm
March 5, 2010
Want to contact your elected official?
Duluth City Council Jeff Anderson Councilor at Large; Precincts 1-36 730-5351 firstname.lastname@example.org Patrick Boyle Second Council District; Precincts 8-13 728-4185 email@example.com Tony Cuneo Councilor at Large 730-5352 firstname.lastname@example.org Todd Fedora First...
March 5, 2010 - 1:51pm
Interstate 35 'megaproject' will be a
Beware, Duluthians: This summer's road-construction season is going to be a doozy. Picture the morning rush hour from West Duluth and Proctor...
March 5, 2010 - 1:20pm