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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…

Lakewalk restoration below Fitger’s to begin Monday

By Pakou Ly DULUTH, Minn. — As the one-year anniversary of the October 2017 storm surge approaches, the City of Duluth is making it a priority to ensure that an essential segment of the Lakewalk Trail is restored before the full onset of winter as part of a multi-phase restoration. Starting Monday, the city’s contractor will be mobilizing equipment, installing protective fencing around the project zone and temporarily removing the boardwalk as part of an…

UW-Superior Jazz Band to hold special performance in Duluth

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Jazz Band will perform with the home-grown rock band the Circuit Breakers in a special concert Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at The Rex in Duluth. The Jazz Meets Rock show will include the two bands each playing a short set before finishing the evening with a combined performance that will include music from James Brown, Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, among others. “Several years ago I hit upon the…