Chris Fleege

New City of Duluth Social Media Campaign Highlights ‘Locally Rooted’ Businesses

The city hopes to shed light on businesses the public may have not known existed. 

DULUTH, Minn.- The City of Duluth launched a new social media campaign encouraging more people to shop local. The “Locally Rooted” campaign highlights local restaurants, retail and hospitality establishments by featuring a photo of the business owner, a quote, and a link to the business’ social media pages. The City hopes to shed light on businesses the public may have…

Utah Aviation Company Eyes Abandoned Duluth AAR Hangar

DEDA will vote on a resolution allowing the company Borsight to submit a bid to the US Air Force, to lease out the former AAR building to service aircraft for one year. 

DULUTH, Minn.- There’s growing certainty that a new aviation company will move into a Duluth maintenance hangar that AAR abruptly abandoned earlier this year, forcing people 300 people to lose their jobs. This Friday the Duluth Economic Development Authority (DEDA) will vote on a resolution allowing the company Borsight to submit a bid to the US Air Force, to lease…

City of Duluth Announces New Planning and Economic Development Director

Chris Fleege will be replacing Keith Hamre who recently retired after 22 years

DULUTH, Minn.- The City of Duluth has officially named a new ‘Planning and Economic Development Director’. Chris Fleege will be replacing Keith Hamre who retired after 22 years. Duluth native Chris Fleege brings in 27 years of work at various capacities in the Northland at place like Minnesota Power and Superior Water Light and Power. Fleege is a UMD alum…