Author: Emma Propp

Job Posting For Chief Of Police Announced

DULUTH, Minn. — On Friday, the City of Duluth announced the job posting for the Chief of Police position opened up. This position will be vacant due to Chief Mike Tusken retiring August 1. The City of Duluth is looking for someone to provide strong and clear leadership to it’s police department. As well as ensure the health and safety…

Mesabi Family YMCA Closing End Of July

Photo taken from the Mesabi Family YMCA Facebook page. VIRGINIA, Minn. — An important part of the Iron Range community says it will be closing this summer. The Board of Directors of the Mesabi Family YMCA announced that they will be dissolving their operations. A statement on their Facebook page said it was not an easy decision, but the cost…

Water Main Break In Front of 2202 East Second Street

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth operations crews are responding to a water main break in front of 2202 East Second Street. The City of Duluth says water has been turned off on East Second Street between North 21st Avenue East and North 23rd Avenue East. It is unknown how long it will take to repair the break. The crews are working…

Northwood Technical College Received Donations For New Mobile Welding Lab

SUPERIOR, Wis. — Northwood Technical College received a total of $90,000 in donations for their new mobile welding lab predicted to be up and running in early 2023. Cenovus Superior Refinery donated $50,000, while Enbridge Energy donated $40,000 for the campus to buy a generator that will fuel the welding lab. The college was able to buy the trailer for…

Power Line Crews In Hopes Of Full Restoration By Friday

MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. — Lake Country Power line crews have been working to restore power after severe thunderstorms occurred Monday night. The crews have already restored electric service to over 13,000 members. There are currently 3,100 members without power at 187 outage points in St. Louis County and Itasca County. Other areas impacted are parts of Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Lake,…

Crews Continue To Restore Power In The Northland

MINNESOTA — Storms from Monday night have been keeping Minnesota Power crews busy from storm-related outages. At the height of the storm, 11,000 customers were without power during a bad time with extreme heat. The largest outages happened in the Nisswa area and in Deerwood, where strong winds knocked down trees. This caused significant damage to infrastructure including 38 downed…

DTA Pausing Bus Routes Starting Sunday

DULUTH, Minn. — The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) announced they are pausing certain bus routes starting Sunday. Route 5, which connects West Duluth to the Miller Hill area will be paused as well as the Port Town Trolley by the waterfront. This is due to the DTA facing a lack of bus drivers. With Route 5 pausing this will impact…

Weekend Promo

6-17-2022

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Friday’s Lunchtime Update

6-17-2022

Here is Friday’s Lunchtime Update! Fox 21’s Dan Hanger and Meteorologist Ken Slama give you a rundown of Grandma’s Marathon weekend events and weather. Friday Events- Michelina’s All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner: 11:00am-9:00pm YAF Festival for Kids: 12:00pm-4:00pm Whipper Snapper Races: 1:00pm Rock the Bayfront: 5:00pm-9:45pm William A. Irvin 5k: 6:00pm Saturday Events- Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon: 6:00am Grandma’s Marathon: Wheelchairs &…

Water Main Break In Front Of 1727 Tyrol Street

DULUTH, Minn. — The City of Duluth operations crew are responding to a water main break in front of Tyrol Street. The water turned off is on Tyrol Street from Hutchinson Road to Selkirk Street. It is unknown how long the break will take to repair. The operations crew are working to repair the break as fast as possible. Categories:…

“Free Park Day” In Minnesota Happening Saturday

MINNESOTA — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this Saturday, June 11 is “Free Park Day”. Free admission is being offered to all of the 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas. This is just one of four days that MN DNR waives requirements for permits and fees for state parks. “Minnesota state parks and recreation areas are open…

Duluth City Councilor Renee Van Nett Dies At Age 52

DULUTH, Minn. — The City of Duluth shared the heartbreaking news Friday that Fourth District City Councilor Renee Van Nett passed away peacefully during the morning hours after fighting a terminal illness. Van Nett was surrounded by her family and friends in Duluth.  She was 52 years old. Mayor Emily Larson released the following statement: “Renee Van Nett was an incredibly powerful woman who lived…

UWNEMN Looking For Volunteers To Sign Up For “Sandbag Bus”

CHISHOLM, Minn. — United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) is hoping to send four buses full of volunteers and sandbags to and from International Falls in June. The UWNEMN has been donating food and beverages to volunteers as they are almost four weeks into filling sandbags in the International Falls/Kabetogama area. “After speaking with county officials, it was clear volunteers…

St. Louis County Encourages Residents To Apply For HomeHelpMN Assistance

The deadline to apply is June 17 at 5:00p.m.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Minn. — Residents of St. Louis County are being encouraged to apply for HomeHelpMN assistance if they need help with past due mortgage payments or other housing expenses due to the pandemic. If you would like to apply you need to own and live in a home in Minnesota and meet certain income requirements. St. Louis County…

Water Main Break On North 59th Avenue West

DULUTH, Minn. — The City of Duluth operations crew is responding to a water main break on 3401 East 1st Street. Water that has been turned off is located along East 1st Street between 34th Avenue East and 36th Avenue East. The amount of time it will take to repair the break is unknown. Crews are working to repair the…