By Dana Kazel St. Louis County has hired Dusty Letica (right) as the new Financial Assistance Division Director for Public Health and Human Services. He oversees a staff of 180 working out of offices in Duluth, Hibbing, Virginia and Ely. Letica, of Duluth, previously worked in St. Louis County’s Financial Assistance Division in various roles…

By Dana Kazel People looking for information about St. Louis County government, programs and services will soon have an easier way to find it. The county is about to launch a new website that includes improved design and organization of information, and a faster search function. The shift to the new website will take place…

A new opportunity to access fresh produce and other homemade treats is coming to downtown Duluth, organized by St. Louis County. The Civic Center Farmers’ Market opens today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse in Duluth. It is open to the public and will continue every Thursday…

The houses were popular. So were two lots with frontage on Lake Superior. Today’s St. Louis County Tax Forfeited Properties Auction resulted in 33 sales, for a total of $855,935. Among those sales: nine homes were purchased in seven different communities, including Duluth, Hibbing, Ely and Virginia. Two North Shore properties, each approximately three acres…