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Dennis Hughes waived to the large crowd at Ordean Stadium after being introduced as a 2019 Duluth East High School Hall of Fame inductee before the Duluth East homecoming football game against Duluth Denfeld on Friday night. Howie /

St. Louis County earns Breastfeeding Friendly Award
For the second consecutive year, St. Louis County Public Health has received a Breastfeeding Friendly Award from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in recognition of its work to improve the health of mothers and their babies.

Upcoming Duluth Denfeld Music Activities
Tuesday — Honor Orchestra at UWS
Oct 24 — Honor Orchestra at UMD
Nov 11 — Veterans Day concert at Denfeld Auditorium (band, choir)
Nov 22 — Christmas City of the North Parade
Nov 26 — Band concert
Dec 16 — Holiday concert (All music students)

Grandma’s Marathon registration opens Tuesday
Registration for the 44th annual Grandma’s Marathon Weekend — which includes Grandma’s Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K — will open Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT.

Submitted / Essentia Health

Essentia Health, community leaders celebrate start of Vision Northland
After years of planning, ground was broken Wednesday on Essentia Health’s Vision Northland project.

Hibbing man pleads guilty to first degree murder
Deshon Bonnell pleaded guilty Wednesday to first degree murder while committing aggravated robbery in the January 6, 2019 shooting death of Joshua Lavalley in Hibbing.

Duluth airport to conduct noise compatibility study
The Duluth Airport Authority is initiating a study — commonly referred to as a Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study — to document the levels of noise from aircraft operations at Duluth International Airport.


WLSSD board approves 2020 budgets
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District board of directors approved its 2020 operating and capital budgets — a 0% increase in solid waste management fees and a 1.68% average increase in wastewater rates.

St. Louis County board approves 2020 property tax levy
The St. Louis County board has approved the maximum property tax levy for 2020 at $145.56 million — a 6.45% increase over the current year.


Chastey (right) is a Hunters’ captain and best player. Howie /

Denfeld soccer standout Keegan Chastey, on the Hunters’ 5-4 start including 4-2 home victory against Cloquet in their latest match Monday (Chastey had two goals and two assists against the Jacks): “It’s been an up-and-down season, but we’re improving. We’re young, with only one returning varsity starter, and everyone is growing into their roles. We have excellent team chemistry, which makes it fun, and feature a solid defensive corp and some young, talented players.”


National Hockey League Transactions

. Former Bulldogs D Mikey Anderson (LA Kings), sent to minors Ontario-AHL

. Former Bulldogs G Kasimir Kaskisuo (Toronto Maple Leafs), called up from minors Toronto-AHL

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