New Hotel Could Come to East Hillside

Hotel would serve students, hospital workers, construction workers.

DULUTH, Minn.- A new short-term stay hotel could be coming to Duluth’s East Hillside Neighborhood. Developer Nick Christensen wants to convert the old commercial building at 808 Second Street into a 6-unit hotel for students, hospital employees, and construction workers to stay in, while they find a place to live nearby. “People will come form out of area to do…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Endion Station Goes from Pub to Inn

New hotel set to open later this week.

DULUTH, Minn.- Later this week Canal Park will welcome a new boutique hotel, or “brew-tique” as the owner calls it, making use of the previously empty Endion Station building. “People are hungry for a boutique hotel, and a boutique experience,” Rod Raymond said. Last February Raymond, owner of Fitger’s Brewhouse, Burrito Union, and the Rathskeller, branched out of his wheelhouse…

Woman Shot at the Econolodge Hotel in Hermantown

The Hermantown Police Department Reports the Suspect as 21-Year-Old Benny Ray Urrutia of Duluth

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Officials with the Hermantown Police Department report one woman is now hospitalized after suffering a gunshot wound early Friday morning. Officers first responded to the Econolodge Hotel in Hermantown on reports of shots being fired and a female screaming. Witnesses report seeing a male wearing a red sweatshirt shove a female into a dark colored SUV. Witnesses say…