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Duluth Tech Village holiday display honors military

The home of the Christmas City of the North Parade and Bentleyville Tour of Lights now has another memorable, yet more subdued, way of reflecting on the season: a holiday display at the Duluth Technology Village that both honors and assists people in the U.S. military. The building’s large lobby,…

Hermantown announces public hearings on road improvements

By Joseph Wicklund Hermantown will hold public hearings on December 16 at 6:30 p.m. regarding proposed changes to Lindahl Road and Morris Thomas Road/Old Highway 2. On Lindahl Road, the city is exploring the impact and cost of either permanently removing or rebuilding a bridge over the Midway River. Should…

Rock excavation begins for Essentia Health’s Vision Northland project

By Louie St. George III As demolition winds down on Essentia Health’s $800 million Vision Northland construction project, the next phase got underway this afternoon. Crews began blasting to excavate more than 44,000 cubic yards of rock from the site. Blasting is set to occur at noon and 4 p.m.…

St. Louis County to purchase new trucks

The St. Louis County Board has unanimously approved the purchase of 12 new tandem trucks to be used for snow plowing and ice control, as well as hauling gravel. The total purchase price is $1.59 million. The new trucks will replace existing trucks that are all at least 20 years…

Monday Closings

All Duluth Public Schools will be closed Monday. . The College of St Scholastica’s Duluth campuses will be closed until Tuesday.

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