Author: Dan Hanger

Zeitgeist Evolving For Healthier, Vibrant Duluth

Arts Building Houses Zinema, Cafe, Teatro Performance Theater

There is growing excitement in the Historic Arts and Theater District of Downtown Duluth.  One of the city’s top arts and community non-profits – known as Zeitgeist – is working harder than ever to deliver more than just its Café, Zinema 2, Teatro performance theater. Zeitgeist is focusing hard on growing a connected, healthier Duluth empowered to create and thrive….

St. Louis Co. Board Approves 8.5 Percent Property Tax Increase

(PRESS RELEASE) The St. Louis County Board has approved it’s 2017 budget, totaling $387,159,183. The budget includes an 8.5 percent property tax levy increase, with much of the increase necessary to fund skyrocketing out-of-home placement costs and other investments in children and family services. During a presentation at the Board meeting, County Administrator Kevin Gray highlighted three significant cost drivers…

Cloquet Community Band Gets Festive

Cloquet, Minn. — The Cloquet Community Band played a free concert Sunday featuring many holiday favorites. This is the 15th year of the concert. “It’s just really fun to get together and I suppose, like they call it — jam. And I think a lot of the older people in the community like that. I think they like coming and…

Last-Minute Shoppers Go Local For Holidays

DULUTH, Minn. — With only one week to go before Christmas, it’s crunch time for some last minute shoppers. The Fitger’s Complex was packed with people today, looking around for some of the more unique stores that the building has to offer. For some shoppers, supporting small businesses is important this holiday season. “I love Fitger’s shopping,” said shopper Doreen…

Superior Murder Suspect Posts Bail, Walks Free

Kyham Dunn's Felony Murder Trial Set For January 2016

Superior murder suspect Kyham Dunn, 21, of Duluth, who is accused of being one of the five suspects involved in the shooting death of Garth Velin, 20, more than one year ago, walked out of jail Tuesday night on “$1,000” bail for an unrelated “warrant,” a jail supervisor told FOX 21’s Dan Hanger late Tuesday.

Union: Duluth Postal Center To Stay Partially Open

Duluth’s mail processing center is now positioned to sort some types of mail, according to a union official, and that means many workers will keep their jobs at the facility – even after the U.S. Postal Service announced the Duluth processing center would be closing April 18.