U.S. Bank and the Minnesota Vikings today announced the third and final round of U.S. Bank Places to Play grant recipients, who will receive funding to make possible projects that create or renovate parks, playgrounds and athletic facilities in low- to moderate-income communities in Minnesota. Stowe Elementary School and the Gary New Duluth Recreation Center…

Duluth Denfeld Sports This Week
Monday Boys golf at Duluth East, 8 a.m. Northland Country Club Baseball at Princeton, 6:30 p.m. Girls lacrosse at Hermantown, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday Boys and girls track at Hermantown, 4 p.m. Boys tennis sectionals, 4:15 p.m. TBA Baseball at Proctor, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday Boys golf at Cloquet, 9 a.m. Boys tennis sectionals, 4:15 p.m. TBA…

Duluth East Sports This Week
Monday Boys golf at White Bear Lake, noon Girls lacrosse at Hermantown, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday Boys tennis hosts Chisago Lakes, 4 p.m. Section 7AA Team at Longview Boys and girls varsity track quad at Hermantown, 4 p.m. Baseball hosts Grand Rapids, 4 p.m. Wednesday Girls golf meet at Cloquet, 9 a.m. Boys golf at Cloquet,…

Schingen receives Gold Star Teacher Award
By Katie Kaufman Joe Schingen, Area Learning Center and Academic Excellence Online High School (AEO), is the recipient of the 2018 Goldfine Gold Star Teacher Award. Andy Goldfine made the announcement at a reception at Lincoln Park Middle School on Wednesday evening during which he presented Schingen with a trophy and a $5,000 check. In…

Essentia Health Fit-n-Fun Run held today
About 1,900 Duluth elementary school students participated in the 11th annual Essentia Health Fit-n-Fun Run today at Public Schools Stadium track. Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders from Duluth elementary schools competed in the one-quarter mile races throughout the day, and all students received Fit-n-Fun Run T-shirts and ribbons. In 2008, Grandma’s Marathon and the Young Athletes…

The 2018 Gold Star Teacher Award nominees: . William Zwak, Duluth East High School . Chrissy Valento, Lincoln Park Middle School . Jan Seaman, Duluth Denfeld High School . Ann Ek, Rockridge Academy . Jane Juten, Ordean East Middle School . Joe Schingen, Area Learning Center/AEO The recipient of the 2018 Gold Star Teacher Award…