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City of Duluth asks residents to conserve water for next 12 hours

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth Public Works and Utilities Department is implementing a water conservation request to Duluth residents for the next 12 hours. With the high levels of the Lake, the water treatment plant is not able to properly treat the intake of water due to an excessive inflow of sediment with current Lake conditions. The city is asking that residents refrain from using large appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines.…

City temporarily closes portions of Lakewalk Trail and Brighton Beach

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth is informing the public that a portion of the Lakewalk Trail is temporarily closed until further notice. The city is closing the portion of the trail from Endion Station to and including the Portland Malte shoppe stairway. The segment from the Malt Shoppe to Water street is open but not passable at 16th Ave due to barriers in place. Brighton Beach is closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic.…

Weather event forces DTA to alter bus routes, renders parts of Canal Park inaccessible

The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) has temporarily switched to mainline-only bus service effective immediately due to today’s winter weather event. The limited service will be frequent, but only run along Grand Avenue in West Duluth and East Superior Street in East Duluth. This temporary service will be run until such time conditions improve and buses can safely return to regular route. Regular-route bus service was suspended at 10 a.m. today due to snow and ice…

Public comment sought on Environmental Assessment Worksheet for Kayak Bay Village

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth is accepting public comments during a 30-day public review period running from Monday, October 30 to Wednesday, November 29, 2017, on an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) that was prepared for the Spirit Valley Land Company, LLC which is proposing a development called Kayak Bay Village, which will include adding parking areas, residential buildings (multi-family and townhomes), commercial buildings, and office buildings in the St. Louis River Corridor. A…

Duluth mayor, Lake Superior College and economic development partners recognize Manufacturing Month with tours of facilities

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson on Thursday joined education, industry, economic development partners and other elected officials to highlight Manufacturing Month as part of a statewide month-long effort. Larson visited the Integrated Manufacturing program at the Lake Superior College campus in Downtown Duluth and privately toured the Altec facilities with special guest Canadian Consul General Khawar Nasim. “Duluth has a rich history of crafters, innovators and vision-driven leaders who have sustained our economic health and built…