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St. Louis County seeks proposals for Aquatic Invasive Species prevention

St. Louis County is looking for ideas on how to prevent the introduction or limit the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in lakes, rivers and other bodies of water. The County has $711,323 to award in grant money through the state’s AIS Prevention Aid Program. Projects should focus on the protection or maintenance of aquatic resource, and social or economic impacts of AIS. To be considered, projects must address one or more of the seven…

Mark Brown eMail: ‘Safe and Sick time should remain a business decision’

Mark Brown of Duluth sent the following eMail to Duluth city councilors on Friday, regarding upcoming initiatives for council considerations: Several of the things that you have up for consideration will have negative impacts on Duluth’s businesses and the local economy. I hope you will carefully weigh the effect each of your causes will have on our community. Safe and Sick time should remain a business decision. A great many companies already offer this type…

Community choir rehearsals this week

The 2018 Twin Ports Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Mass Choir is now forming. Rehearsals are scheduled for next Monday through Friday at 6 p.m. at Peace United Church of Christ located at 1111 North 11 Avenue East in Duluth. The Mass Choir is open to everyone. Johnny Barker, of St. Louis, Missouri, is the guest clinician. Local singers and musicians will be assisting. Invited musicians include Michael K. Anderson, Diona Johnson, Jennifer Lien,…

St. Scholastica hosts health information management forum

The College of St. Scholastica will host a free public forum on health information management on Friday, Oct. 20, and will welcome alumni of one of its longest-running programs as part of the event. Health Informatics and Information Management is one of the fastest-growing occupations in the country, as healthcare organizations continue a shift toward electronic health records. St. Scholastica has taught classes in this field since long before records were computerized; its program started…

Quote City: Kings coach Stevens on Iafallo

Los Angeles Kings Coach Scott Stevens on rookie forward and former Bulldogs standout Alex Iafallo’s progression (Source: LAKingsInsider.com): “He’s been terrific. I think you’re always looking for a pleasant surprise in training camp, and we were kind of cautiously optimistic about Alex, seeing him in development camp and then rookie camp, and you want to wait to see him with the pros and see how he does and see if he can be the same…