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David Montgomery announced today that effective October 1 he is retiring after serving nine years and two mayors as Duluth’s city administrator. Montgomery was first hired in April 2009 by former Mayor Don Ness. In the wake of the global financial crisis, one of his first tasks was to restore the city’s financial stability, rebuild…

Employees at ALLETE Inc. (NYSE: ALE) recently donated more than 1,400 new and used children’s books to several Twin Ports nonprofits in memory of the late John Galo. The book drive and this week’s John Galo Memorial 5K in Duluth both honor the legacy of Galo, who was director of employee/labor relations and talent acquisition…

The Duluth Police Department has asked for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in an armed robbery Monday at Short Stop convenience store at 906 Central Entrance Drive in Duluth. One of the suspects brandished a pump-style shotgun and demanded money while the other suspect removed money from the cash register. Both left…

By Maureen Talarico Essentia Health is now making it easier than ever for students to get ready for school and sports by offering evening appointments and walk-in back-to-school and sports physicals. “In an effort to offer a more convenient time for working families, we are excited to offer evening physicals,” said Dr. Jane Rudd, who…

Robyn Rohweder has been appointed as an academic advisor at Lake Superior College. She will work with students who plan to earn an AA degree at LSC and then transfer to a four-year college or university. Lake Superior College has a variety of transfer agreements and pathways with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system…