The College of St. Scholastica invites local music fans to celebrate the season in song with the 37th annual Handel’s “Messiah” Sing-Along at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 in the Mitchell Auditorium. The Sing-Along is directed once again by music department emeritus faculty member Shelley Gruskin, who has been with the event since its start…

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Department will host three holiday senior parties in December. The scheduled parties: . Morgan Park Senior Center — Tuesday, December 5 from 4-6:30 pm. Turkey/ham dinner and live entertainment by Todd Eckart. . Evergreen Senior Center — Thursday, December 14 from 4-6:30 pm. Swedish meatball/ham dinner and live…

The College of St. Scholastica will host singer Katie McMahon’s “Celtic Christmas” performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. Back by popular demand, McMahon will celebrate the season with performances of favorite Christmas carols backed by her band. The show will also feature lively high-stepping Irish dancers. McMahon first…

UMD Athletics releases economic impact study results
UMD’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research announced today that UMD Athletics, through its annual hosting of athletic contests and operational spending, creates more than 250 jobs and brings nearly $26 million in total economic output to the Arrowhead region’s economy. BBER conducted the study for the UMD Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and UMD’s Marketing…