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Duluth Planning recognizes development projects and organizations

By Pakou Ly This year, the City of Duluth adopted Imagine Duluth 2035, a comprehensive plan laying out the city’s vision for the next 20 years. Imagine Duluth addresses the main categories of economic development, energy conservation, open space, transportation and housing. Good development and implementation of the comprehensive plan does not happen without help, dedication, and investment from our institutions, business owners, citizen advocates, developers, and other community partners. Because of this, the Department…

West Superior Street utilities work scheduled for next week in Lincoln Park

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth is informing the public about a temporary closure and detour on West Superior Street between 23rd Avenue West and 24th Ave West. This project involves the installation of a new water line, necessary for fire suppression, at a private business located within the block. The work will start July 9 and run through the 13th. A detour is established for west bound traffic to circulate up to West…

Superior Street Reconstruction Word on the Street Weekly Update

Wrap-up of This Week . The installation of storm sewer pipe continued on 4th Ave. W. . Installation and testing of concrete at 5th Ave. W. was completed. . Sidewalk removal and utility upgrades have begun on the north side of Superior Street beginning on 4th Avenue W (headed East). The project reached the Phoenix Building, The Frame Corner and Duluth Camera Exchange this week. Temporary sidewalks were installed following this portion of utility updates.…

West Skyline Parkway retaining wall restoration to start Monday

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth will be starting the second retaining wall restoration project on West Skyline Parkway at the Oneota Overlook starting Monday. In order to complete the necessary work, West Skyline Parkway will be closed just west of 28th Avenue West and just east of 40th Avenue West. The detour route will be 24th Ave West – Grand Avenue – 40th Avenue West to continue access to either east or west…

Duluth to celebrate Independence Day today

The City of Duluth and the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center announced that the traditional July 4th festivities will be delayed to July 5th in the interest of public safety and due to the high risk of rain and thunderstorms this evening. The “Fifth Fest” events at Bayfront Festival Park will follow the same schedule with gates opening at 4 p.m for the public to enjoy vendors and free musical performances starting at 4:30 until 10…

Duluth police chief releases information on excessive use of force investigation involving a Duluth police officer

By Pakou Ly The City of Duluth Police Department has been investigating a report of an officer using excessive force during a call for trespassing enforcement last year. During a news conference held today, Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken (right) provided an overview of the investigation and arbitration ruling and publicly released police body camera footage from that night. The incident involved Officer Adam Huot and took place on the evening of May 20, 2017…