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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…

Storm raises Lakewalk repair cost

Lake Superior’s fury a week ago has raised the cost to repair damaged portions of Duluth’s Lakewalk. Following an October storm, repair costs had already reached several million dollars. The storm from April 13 to 15 added about $600,000 to $700,000 to the total, Mayor Emily Larson said this morning. “This is a part of what people expect to experience when they come here, so fixing this is not an option. It’s what we’re going…

Our Tax Dollars: Proposed 2018 City of Duluth Tourism Tax Distributions

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center — $3,602,600 Visit Duluth — $2,000,000 St. Louis River Corridor — $1,699,200 Tourism Events Support General Fund — $895,000 Minnesota Slip Bridge — $550,000 Lake Superior Zoo –$510,000 Spirit Mountain Chalet — $500,000 Great Lakes Aquarium — $360,000 Spirit Mountain Operations — $275,000 The Depot — $220,000 Tourism-Related Park Maintenance — $200,000 Business Improve District — $200,000 Undesignated Fund Balance — $195,000 Spirit Mountain Adventure Park — $145,700 Other advertising and…