Enger Tower

Enger Tower Lit Purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

DULUTH, Minn. — On Friday, the city of Duluth lit Enger Tower purple on this pancreatic cancer awareness month. Mayor Emily Larson signed a proclamation declaring today ‘World Pancreatic Cancer Day.’ It’s all to help raise awareness about the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. One Duluth woman was there tonight to honor her father who lost…

People Taking Advantage of Nice Duluth Day

Enger tower is also a popular spot for the Twin ports express food truck.

DULUTH, Minn. — The weather eclipsed seventy degrees today meaning a lot more people were able to experience all the Northland has to offer. Enger tower was packed this afternoon with people experiencing the views, the zen garden and of course the tallest point in Duluth. Whether it’s your first time there or you’re a Duluth parks veteran, there’s something…

Colon Cancer Survivor Hopes Lighting Enger Tower Blue Encourages Early Screenings

Anna Dahlgren was screened earlier than the recommended age, catching the disease in her early 30s.

DULUTH, Minn.-Enger Tower in Duluth was lit up blue Tuesday in honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. It’s an initiative led by the city, and Colorectal Cancer survivor Anna Dahlgren. Dahlgren was screened earlier than the recommended age, catching the disease in her early 30s. Doctors say if she had waited until the typical screening age of 45 — it…

Great Outdoors: Tourists Enjoying Fall Foliage

Tourists are flocking from all over to see the fall foliage. Some are coming from as far away as California to enjoy the brilliant scenery.

DULUTH, Minn. – Over at Enger Park in Duluth, the hillside is full of unbe-leaf-ably vibrant colors of reds, yellows and bright greens. “It’s really pretty. It’s very beautiful. We’ve never been up here in the fall so it’s really cool to be up here. It’s like the perfect time to come to,” Chaska Resident, Josh Wiltsie says. With the…

All Natural Surface Trails in Duluth Closed due to Wet Conditions

Temporarily closure done regularly.

DULUTH, Minn.- All surface trails in Duluth have been closed for a few weeks by the city due to trail conditions. Trails like Superior Hiking Trail are routinely closed this time of year when conditions are too wet for foot or bike traffic. According to city staff, this ensures good quality for the trails once things dry out. “What we’re…

Raising Awareness for Pancreatic Cancer

In Minnesota alone, 780 deaths will occur from Pancreatic Cancer this year

DULUTH, Minn.- Every year, 55,000 Americans are diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. There’s no exact cause known, other than smoking and obesity having a strong link to the disease. And on Monday night, one women affected by the disease hosted an event to raise awareness. In Minnesota alone, 780 deaths will occur from Pancreatic Cancer this year, which is one of…

Duluth Comes Outside After Violent Storms

Enger Park bustling with people enjoying sun and nature.

DULUTH, Minn.- After the storms moved out of the area Sunday morning, the weather turned out pretty nice. Enger Park was full of people enjoying the look of the landscape, the views from the Tower, and the temps from the Sun. This is after storms whipped through the area, whipping lightning, wind, rain and even some hail across the sky…

Geocaching Through Duluth Parks

Duluth Parks and Recreation teaches people how to geocache.

DULUTH, Minn.- The City of Duluth Parks and Rec Department is getting in on geocaching, to encourage more people to check out parks and greenspace. The first GPS navigation and geo–caching meeting was held at Enger Park. To geocache, you need a handheld GPS or a cellphone, and use coordinates to find hidden clues and riddles throughout nature, to lead…

Hundreds Ruck for Veterans in Nearly Naked Ruck March

March held as fundraiser for Veterans with PTSD.

DULUTH, Minn.- On Saturday hundreds got out their walking shoes, pulled on their rucks, and took off their pants for the 23rd Veteran 4th Annual Nearly Naked Ruck March. Community members, active duty military and veterans rucked 10 laps around Enger Tower in nothing but hats, gloves, boots, and long underwear to support veterans. “It’s cold, and motivating. But we try…