Recent storm raises Lakewalk repair cost
By Ron Brochu, BusinessNorth.com Lake Superior’s fury a week ago has raised the cost to repair damaged portions of Duluth’s Lakewalk. Following an October storm, repair costs had already reached several million dollars. The storm from April 13 to 15 added about $600,000 to $700,000 to the total, Mayor Emily Larson said this morning. “This…

The 9th annual Northland Community Wellness Day runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in a new location this year – the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center, at 120 N. 30th Ave. W. Admission and parking are free. Northland Community Wellness Day is committed to providing a free and inclusive community event that…

Mayor Larson to speak at St. Scholastica’s spring commencement
The College of St. Scholastica will welcome alumna and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson to deliver the commencement address for its spring graduation ceremony. Commencement will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 in the Amsoil Arena at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Larson received her bachelor’s degree in social work from St. Scholastica in 1995…

Superior Street reconstruction kickoff event next Thursday
By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth is excited to kickoff the transformation of downtown Duluth with a special “Kick up the Bricks” event on April 12 at 11 a.m. right outside the downtown Duluth Library on Superior Street at 5th Ave West. Superior Street will undergo construction in three phases over the next three…