Author: Natalie Noury

Lake Superior Reserve Debuts New Boat Launch

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — After two years of work, a new boat launch is complete on the Pokegama Bay in Superior. The Lake Superior Reserve held a ribbon cutting ceremony to present the new launch Wednesday where a grant from the Wisconsin Coastal Management program, along with contributions from the Reserve System and City of Superior made this $200,000 upgrade possible….

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Remembered in Vigil

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A vigil was held today by advocates to continue the work to bring awareness to Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, and to promote healing for those who have been affected. Rene Ann Goodrich started her advocacy in 2014 in the Twin Cities, and brought her movement up to the Twin Ports. Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous…

DWP Trail Re-Opens with Better Access for Disabled

DULUTH, Minn. — The city of Duluth is celebrating upgrades to a 10-mile trail that’s now more accessible to people with disabilities. The Duluth Winnipeg and Pacific trail, as it’s known, runs from 63rd Street West to Becks Road. Today the Duluth Parks and Rec Department showed off infrastructure repairs there to make it ADA compliant. There’s a newly graded…

Duluth Still in Search of Sheila St. Clair, Six Years Later

Six years ago, the Duluth Police Department received a missing persons report of 54 year old Sheila St. Clair, today, they are still looking for her.

DULUTH, Minn. — Sheila St. Clair was last seen in the Central Hillside neighborhood in August of 2015, a month later she was reported missing. This case is still active six years later, and the Duluth Police Department along with national advocates are still trying tirelessly to get her home. Across the state of Minnesota, the unknown numbers of missing…

New Affordable Housing Opens on Decker Road

DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth’s newest affordable housing development is officially open for tenants. Tuesday, One Roof Community Housing cut the ribbon for Decker Dwellings, on Decker Drive. It’s a three-story building with 42 units including one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Construction started last September, all with a goal of helping addressing the affordable housing crisis in the city of…

Twin Ports Gearing Up for Winter

TWIN PORTS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is estimating the first snowfall in almost a month, and different businesses around the Twin Ports are already shifting gears getting ready for this years winter season. There is a lot to prepare as the seasons and weather start to change, and MnDOT is already on it, switching their focus to be…

Duluth Fall Wedding Show Returns to DECC

DULUTH, Minn.– The Lake Superior Ballroom of the DECC transformed today as Lundeen Productions held its annual Duluth Fall Wedding show. Flower arrangements, wedding and bridesmaid dresses, and plenty of other items were set up today to help brides find ideas and inspiration when planning for their weddings. The expo not only shows couples what they might need, but it…

25th Annual Inline Marathon Rolls Through Northland

DULUTH, Minn.– Close to 2,000 racers of all ages sped down the North Shore Saturday morning for the nations largest Inline Marathon that makes it’s in person return after being held virtually last year. It was a beautiful fall morning to mark the 25th annual North Shore Inline Marathon. “It is just wonderful to finally have a good outdoor event,…

36th Annual Chester Bowl Fall Fest Returns

DULUTH, Minn.– The 36th annual Chester Bowl Fall Fest drew in thousands of people Saturday. The event featured more than 130 local vendors who showcased their handcrafted goods, and provided information and facts about local programs. Chester Bowl also collected donations for their seasonal children’s programs, a large part of their initiative, to provide everyone with equal and affordable opportunities…

Oktoberfest Makes Strong Return to Bayfront Festival Park

DULUTH, Minn.– The Duluth Oktoberfest is in full swing as people slipped on their lederhosen’s, and took in the authentic German culture. The sights and sounds of Bayfront Festival Park took its members to Munich for the day. Barrel rolling, helicopter rides, and an authentic beer hall are few of the many attractions at the fest this weekend, giving people…

Minot State Blanks UMD Women’s Soccer in NSIC Opener

The Bulldogs have a second chance this weekend to come back as they play the University of Mary at home Sunday at noon.

DULUTH, Minn. — The UMD women’s soccer team were not able to defend home turf as the Bulldogs fell to the Beavers 2-0 Friday night at Malosky Stadium. The Bulldogs have a second chance this weekend to come back as they play the University of Mary at home Sunday at noon. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports, University of Minnesota…

UMD Volleyball Falls to Wayne State in NSIC Opener

UMD will look for better results as they play Augustana on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Romano Gym.

DULUTH, Minn. —  The UMD volleyball team took on 5th ranked Wayne State on Friday evening in the NSIC opener and it would be the Wildcats over the Bulldogs 3-1. It was a packed house for the first regular season home game in nearly two years. UMD will look for better results as they play Augustana on Saturday afternoon at…

Duluth Drawing up Ways to Highlight Impact on Local Waterways

DULUTH, Minn.– The City of Duluth just received a $9,000 grant to support a new local initiative called the Lake Superior Stormwater Chalk Fest. This is a week long event meant to encourage chalk drawings from local schools, businesses and community members to help bring attention to the ways we impact local water sources. The City of Duluth is providing…

Duluth Public Library Introduces Teen Advisory Board

DULUTH, Minn.– Because so many young kids are brought to libraries with their parents, the Duluth Public Library is finding ways to keep these kids coming back, especially as they get older. The library’s downtown branch held an open house today for its newest installment of a Teen Advisory Board (TAB). They’re hoping teens join this new board to give…

Duluth Waterfront Expecting Thousands for Packed Weekend of Events

DULUTH, Minn. — The Inline Marathon celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend, while Oktoberfest returns to Bayfront Festival Park for its 2nd year. But combined, Duluth might see close to 10,000 people between events, and through the weekend. The Inline Marathon kicks off on Friday with an expo starting at noon at the DECC where racers are able to receive…

Local Direct Service Provider Recognized for Quality Care

DULUTH, Minn.– It is Direct Support Professional Recognition Week and Trillium Services in Duluth is honoring those who work with patients who have may have physical and-or intellectual disabilities. Trillium Services held a gathering Wednesday to highlight DSP appreciation week and to present one of their own with an award from the Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota. Steve Halvorson…

Duluth Police Department Honor Lives Lost on 9/11 at Ceremony

DULUTH, Minn.– After the firefighters annual stair climb, fire officials gathered with the Duluth Police Department, along with Mayor Emily Larson and other community leadership at the DECC to hold a ceremony acknowledging those who lost their lives 20 years ago. Police Chief Mike Tusken says its important to pause and reflect on this day, but also to move forward together….

Earth Rider Brewery Celebrates 4th Anniversary

SUPERIOR, Wisc.– Earth Rider Brewery in Superior celebrated its 4th anniversary on Saturday with their annual Earth Rider Fest. Earth Riders outdoor space had a lineup full of artists performing on stage, joined by local vendors, games, and some rare beer releases. The day full of celebration honored the businesses anniversary, but the Director of Brands at the brewery says…

Mayor Paine Proposes 2022 Budget, No Tax Increase for Superior Citizens

SUPERIOR, Wisc.– Superior Mayor Jim Paine is touting his 2022 budget proposal as one that won’t increase taxes or fees. He says it eliminates $3 million in debt, improves areas of public transit, invests nearly a million dollars into public art and community grants, and fully funds the street maintenance program in 2022, and for the next 5 years. “Citizens…

Friends of Duluth Public Library Host Book Sale

DULUTH, Minn.– The Friends of the Duluth Public Library are holding a modified, outdoor version of their annual book sale this weekend on Michigan street, with rows and rows of great reads. The library has started accepting donations again, which has fed many of the options at this book sale. The purchases made, help fund the library’s reading programs. Staff…

Twin Ports Prepare for 9/11 Rememberance

DULUTH, Minn.– Saturday marks the 20th anniversary commemoration of 9/11, and local law enforcement is coming together to honor the thousands who lost their lives. On the eve of the September 11th attacks, Duluth Police and Fire Departments spoke out on Friday, about what this anniversary means. Saturday morning, the Duluth, Cloquet, and Superior Fire Departments will begin the day…

Vue at Bluestone Celebrates ‘Grand Opening’

DULUTH, Minn.– The Bluestone property has continued to expand, and become a more vibrant and sought-after area to live over the past years. Today, Bluestone, which opened back in late July, held the official grand opening of its most recent luxury apartments called the ‘Vue at Bluestone’ where both residents and contributors came together to officially celebrate this new property….

Wade Stadium Hosts Local Artists in ‘Season Splash’

DULUTH, Minn. — Wade Stadium was filled Thursday evening for what’s called the “Season Splash”, bringing together all type of local artists to showcase their skills. The Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Wise Fool Theater, and Minnesota Ballet were among the performers. Organizers say being able to come together and perform on stage sheds light on the talent in the Twin…

UWS Hosts Welcome Back Concert, Bayside Sounds with GB Leighton

SUPERIOR, Wisc.– UWS put on a welcome concert outside of the Yellowjacket Union with “Bayside Sounds” featuring GB Leighton. GB Leighton is an American artist and rock band, and listed among Billboard.com’s Top 10 Artists to Watch. Close to 250 students and people in the neighborhood showed up for the concert, along with food trucks and an inflatable obstacle course….

UWS Welcomes New Yellowjackets to Campus

SUPERIOR, Wisc.– Across the bridge, the newest generation of Yellowjackets were welcomed to campus for the last day of move in at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. After a difficult year and a half of online or hybrid learning, getting to see classmates in person again is what most say they’re looking forward to this year which starts this Wednesday the…

35th Annual Pride Fest Takes to Bayfront Festival Park, Record Breaking Crowds

DULUTH, Minn.– The 35th annual Duluth-Superior Pride Festival is in full swing here in the Twin Ports and a little bit of rain didn’t prevent crowds from coming out and enjoying live music and celebration here in Bayfront Festival Park. After hosting the events virtually last year, the chance to gather and celebrate in-person again, meant that much more to…

Duluth-Superior Pride Weekend Kicks Off In The Twin Ports

DULUTH, Minn.– The 35th annual Duluth-Superior Pride weekend kicked off Thursday at The Duluth Depot for the Mayor’s Opening Reception. Mayor Emily Larson and other political leaders were on hand for the event celebrating the LGBTQ-plus community. “How amazing it is that Duluth and Superior have an event where all of the area leaders come to help start the event…

Cirque-Italia, United States’ only Travelling Circus Lands in Twin Ports

DULUTH, Minn.– The only traveling water circus in the United States is in Duluth through the weekend, showcasing 8 shows of European performers. Cirque-Italia is set up under massive tents in the parking lot of the Miller Hill Mall, and is a unique experience on a stage that holds 35,000 gallons of water. You’ll see people swinging from ropes, dancing,…

Wheeler Athletic Sports Complex Updating Courts

DULUTH, Minn.– Wade Stadium and the Wheeler Athletic Complex have seen about $1.6 million dollars in athletic improvements as a result of the West Duluth Sports Corridor Plan set back in 2015, today, Duluth Parks and Rec began another major improvement there. The Wheeler Athletic Complex Sport Courts have needed a little update for quite a while now. What were…

Companies to Classrooms Providing Teachers with Free Supplies

DULUTH, Minn.– Teachers spend close to $700 dollars a year trying to stock their classrooms, but a local store called Companies to Classrooms is supplying what they need for free. This non-profit store has been providing these services to teachers from 15 different local school districts for the past 9 years, and on Wednesday, they opened it for its 10th…

Mark Wick Named Interim Head Coach of Augsburg Men’s Hockey

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– Hermantown native Mark Wick has been named Interim Head Coach for the Augsburg Men’s Hockey Team. He takes over for Chris Brown, who resigned on Friday, to pursue an assistant coaching job at Alaska-Fairbanks, a Division 1 Hockey School. Wick was the head coach of Men’s Hockey at Saint Scholastica for 14 years, and an Assistant Coach for…

Goalies Inc. Returns for Skills Camp at AMSOIL Arena

DULUTH, Minn.– This weekend at AMSOIL Arena, about 40 young goaltenders not only sharpened their skates, but their skills as well, in a unique two-day goalie camp that travels through the country. Goalies Inc. based out of Marquette, Michigan is a goaltending and power skating skills camp that makes its second return to AMSOIL this year and 7th return to…

Duluth East Blows Past Forest Lake in Season Opener

DULUTH, Minn.– The Duluth East Boys Soccer Team opened their regular season this afternoon at Ordean Stadium against the Forest Lake Rangers. The Greyhounds went up early in the first half with goals from two different seniors, Kai Hoffman and Amma Okoro. Hoffman Scored from a Penalty Kick while Okoro’s came from a breakaway and assist from Jackson Descombaz. The…

Full Business Liquidation Sells off Last Parts of Ganucci’s

DULUTH, Minn.– A local family favorite restaurant since the 70’s closed its doors about a week ago here in Duluth, and Nordic Auctions went in today to sell the last parts of Ganucci’s. West Duluth’s’ Ganucci’s Italian Market and Restaurant held a full business liquidation today selling off all food stock, kitchen items, dining room furniture and other décor to…

YMCA Hosts Back to School Resource Fair

DULUTH, Minn.– The Harbor Highlands YMCA held their annual back to school fair this evening, preparing and supplying kids with the materials they might need before the year starts. There were multiple tables set up outside teaching the kids about areas of health, safety and wellness, and they were able to receive backpacks and other school supplies too. According to…