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Duluth officials conduct initial assessment following storm surge

By Pakou Ly City of Duluth officials have conducted a very preliminary assessment of the damages as a result of yesterday’s storm surge. During the assessment, the city reviewed multiple areas such as Park Point, Brighton Beach, the Lakewalk Trail and western neighborhoods. Erosion, downed trees, flooding, and dislodged boards and amenities were prevalent. Additional and more thorough assessments will occur in the coming days. The city continues to communicate with its county and state…

Thursday: Essentia Health, Duluth to advance Vision Northland with long-term energy plan

The City of Duluth, its utility provider Duluth Energy Systems and Essentia Health have reached an agreement that creates mutual benefits and exciting prospects for the community energy infrastructure over the next 20 years. The terms of the agreement were finalized by the parties last week and ensures that Essentia’s Vision Northland project has the reliable infrastructure it needs to provide the highest quality patient care. By partnering with Essentia, the city and DES can…

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 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…