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Theologian speaks on ‘The logic of love,’ hosts workshop

An internationally known theologian will give a free talk at The College of St. Scholastica and host a two-day workshop on campus. Ilia Delio, OSF, of Villanova University, will address the topic of “The Chaotic Path to Wholeness: Catholicity and the Logic of Love,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Mitchell Auditorium on the St. Scholastica campus. The talk is free and open to the public. Dr. Delio, a Franciscan Sister of Washington, D.C.,…

Thursday Community Notebook

The Duluth Area Family YMCA kicked off its annual community support campaign Wednesday with a playful presentation from staff and volunteers, decked out as Super Heroes. The Y also announced that it has reached 84% of its $150,000 fundraising goal to ensure that everyone in the community has access to vita programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Funds raised provide financial assistance to afterschool programs, youth and family membership,…

19th Avenue East intersection in Duluth to temporarily close for reconstruction

Part of the East 8th/9th Street road preservation project in Duluth, the intersection of 19th Avenue East (at East 8th Street) will be completely reconstructed next week. The work entails excavating and replacing sidewalks, road surface, and failing storm water utilities with new concrete to be installed. The work is anticipated to start Monday and will take about two weeks to finish before the road can reopen to traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down…

Wednesday Community News Notebook

The City of Duluth Public Works and Utilities department is planning to upgrade a gas main in downtown Duluth on East 3rd Avenue between Superior Street and Michigan Street to improve service and as a preparatory step before the commencement of phase 2 of the Superior Street Reconstruction in 2019. The gas upgrade will ensure that properties served by this gas main will have long term reliable service. The city anticipates starting the project on…

Photo of the Day

Snapped this photo of the Duluth East football cheerleaders before Friday night’s home game against North Branch at spiffy Ordean Stadium.

Glensheen Estate part of every leaf-peeper’s ‘picture perfect’ itinerary

With the view of Lake Superior and the majestic mansion itself, it is easy to overlook Glensheen as the stunning autumn destination that it is. However, the 12-acre estate truly shines during these fall months. And it’s a great time of year to visit with a little more elbow room on the estate and plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy the lake or some quiet contemplation. “It’s a great place for photographers of all levels,”…