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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 construction seasons with new improved utilities, energy efficient closed loop hot water heat system and streetscape amenities that cater to…

Superior Street reconstruction meeting Thursday

The City of Duluth, the Greater Downtown Council and the city’s contractor are hosting a Superior Street Reconstruction meeting with an opportunity for businesses located along Superior Street to meet and ask questions of Northland Constructors (contractor) and City Project Engineer Duncan Schwensohn. The project is tentatively scheduled to commence April 16, 2018. The meeting will take place on Thursday from 8-9:30 AM at the downtown Radisson Hotel, Great Hall. The meeting is open to the public.

Downtown Duluth Public Library treated for bed bugs

By Pakou Ly The downtown Duluth Public Library is operating normal business hours today thanks to astute staff and quick responses after the discovery of bed bugs. Staff discovered a bed bug in one area on the first level of the building on Wednesday and took immediate steps to conduct a full inspection and expedite a treatment plan. The building was treated Wednesday night, ensuring the library is open today for the public as regularly…

Watermain repair underway in upper Lakeside Neighborhood

A City of Duluth Public Works and Utilities crew is currently working to repair a large leak on a watermain in the upper Lakeside neighborhood which is a feeder line that provides water for homes above Glenwood Street. Workers have been working since late last night to locate the leak. Water is currently turned off. The city anticipates water service to be restored by this afternoon. Updates will be provided as staff progresses with repairs.

Update: Duluth boy found safe

Duluth Police is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Hunter Goeden (right), a 14-year-old who is approximately 5-foot-8, 115 pounds with blue eyes and blond hair. Goeden did not return home from school yesterday. He was last wearing purple/green plaid shirt, white jogging pants, Seahawks cap, gray Nike shoes and thick blue glasses. If you have information on his whereabouts please contact the Duluth Police Department. UPDATE: Hunter Goeden returned home Friday morning and is safe,…

Print It! Duluth Local Restaurant Association eMail to Duluth City Councilors

The Duluth Local Restaurant Association sent the following eMail to Duluth City Councilors on Thursday morning: “The Duluth Local Restaurant Association (DLRA) met on March 6 to discuss the earned Sick and Safe Time draft. We were hoping to be able to review the actual proposed ordinance but it had not yet been released. As a reminder, our organization represents over 25 hometown, full-service restaurants that employ over 3,000 full time and part time folks…