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City Plans for Alternate Cross City Trail During Twin Ports Interchange Project

City and MNDOT met with residents and business owners to discuss which alternate trail is best.

DULUTH, Minn.- City of Duluth crews met with those living near and those using the Cross City Trail to discuss it’s future during the Twin Ports Interchange Project. That plan to modernize the current infrastructure of the can of worms will cause part of the Cross City Trail to close, from 22nd Avenue to east of Garfield Avenue, for bridge…

Lincoln Park Stabbing Update

A woman was injured in a suspected domestic assault

DULUTH, Minn.- A 33 year old woman is recovering after a suspected domestic assault in Lincoln Park. Police responded to a scene around six last night on the 500 block of 22nd Avenue West. They found the women with non-life threatening injuries. A 46 year old man was taken into custody. Police initially reported the incident as a stabbing, but…

Meet on the Street Brings Out Lincoln Park Businesses, Community Members

This year Meet on the Street merged with last year's Solstice party, organizers combining.

DULUTH, Minn.- On Sunday Meet on the Street took over West Superior Street in Duluth’s Lincoln Park Neighborhood. The event brought out local businesses, community members, and local authorities to eat some food, play some games, and celebrate all the neighborhood has to offer. “We’ve had so much growth in the craft district itself that people have sort of had…

Knowing Your Neighbor: Fairchild Equipment

A new business has come to Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- It’s a company specializing in forklifts and other warehouse supplies, and Fairchild Equipment now has a location in Duluth. Fairchild Equipment provides warehouse equipment, forklift rental and forklift parts. Now with a new brick and mortar location here in Duluth, hard to find parts are easier to locate. “A big forklift like this, if it breaks down it’s…

Fishing and Fundraising Saturday on the St. Louis River

The Lincoln Park Business Group is Hosting the 19th Annual Lincoln Park Walleye Open Saturday, June 22

DULUTH, Minn. – Eager anglers are invited to register for the 19th annual Lincoln Park Walleye Open happening Saturday, June 22 on the St. Louis River. Tournament participants will begin casting at 8:00 a.m. anywhere on the St. Louis River. Each angler is welcome to weigh-in one walleye at the weigh-in station on Rice’s Point Landing off Garfield Ave. Weigh-ins…

New Heavy Equipment Shop Opens in Duluth

Fairchild Equipment opens it's tenth location, but first in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- Today, a new heavy equipment shop opened its doors in Duluth. Fairchild Equipment provides warehouse equipment, forklift rental, and forklift parts. Company officials are excited to bring their unique style of customer service to Duluth. “When we are calling on a customer, or we are sitting with you, we want you to know you are a customer for…

Tacos and Arcade Games Come to Lincoln Park with Taco Arcada

Owners of Duluth Grill Family open up fourth establishment.

DULUTH, Minn.- The expansion of the Lincoln Park Craft District is continuing with the grand opening of Taco Arcada, bringing a twist to your traditional taco restaurant. The owners of Duluth Grill, Corktown Deli and Brews, and OMC Smokehouse debuted their newest hotspot in Lincoln Park, and the place was packed. The pixelated sounds of old games and the clicking…

Residents Rid Central Hillside of Needles and Trash

Natives Against Heroin and other groups pickup trash.

DULUTH, Minn.- As the snow melts, it’s revealing some of the effects of the opioid crisis we don’t always see during the winter. Discarded needles. So residents decided to do something about it. The group is called Natives Against Heroin, and a couple dozen people came out to help clean up trash and needles. They don’t want to see anyone…

Knowing Your Neighbor: Corktown Brews and Deli

We check out new local restaurant for this week's Knowing Your Neighbor

DULUTH, MINN.- Whether it’s fresh oysters, pastrami, or fresh salami, Corktown Deli and Brews on West Superior Street in Lincoln Park has something for everyone. After coming off the boats from shipping in Lake Superior, ‘Corkies’ would wine and dine right in the area of Corktown. If you go and visit, make sure you look at the cork life vest…

Taco Arcada Coming to Lincoln Park

May 5th is the expected opening day for pinball and taco restaurant

DULUTH, MINN.- The owner of Duluth Grill, OMC Smokehouse and Corktown Deli is getting ready to open another business in Lincoln Park and this time it’s all about tacos and pin ball machines. Taco Arcada plans to open on West Superior Street on Cinco de Mayo and it’ll be connected in the basement by a hallway to nearby Corktown Deli…

Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

Dovetails Cafe has special treats the rest of the month

DULUTH, MINN.- Dovetails Cafe in Lincoln Park is getting ready for a busy day as people stock up on treats for Valentine’s Day. Among some baked good they have been selling lately for the holiday include some special cup cakes with hearts on top, along with true love raspberry brownies. All of the treats come from their small batch from…

West Duluth’s Pop-Up Valentine’s Day Shop

Two Loons Gallery and Boutique Showcases Local Artist for V-Day

DULUTH, Minn.- With Valentine’s Day coming up, Two Loons Gallery and Boutique in West Duluth set up a hot-spot for anyone still looking for a gift. They hosted their Valentine’s Artisan Pop–Up. 20 of the gallery’s artists shared their Valentine’s Day inspired works, to help spread the love, and local art. “I’m hoping to give a lot more exposure to…

Candlelight Vigil Honors Memory of Shooting Victim

Victim Shot in Gary New Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.-  Over two weeks have past since 35–year–old Kevin Weiss was shot outside a home in Gary-New Duluth. On Saturday night, the community turned out to honor Kevin with a candlelight vigil. After losing one of their own, the community as well as friends and family of Kevin John Weiss came out to celebrate his life, and bring awareness…

New Store Brings Thrifty Prices to Lincoln Park

Thrifty Bowtique Opens in West Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- At the height of the holiday season, most stores and businesses look to make as much cash from their community as they can. But one thrift store is doing what it can to give back to the community. “The people love coming here, and they say I’m very chipper, and, y’know, nice.” The chipper owner, Bobbie Shevchuk, isn’t…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Dovetail Cafe

New Cafe and Marketplace Opens In Lincoln Park

DULUTH, Minn.-Many big coffee shops like Starbucks, and smaller niche cafes like to boast of their organic, single origin coffee. But how many can boast that their entire coffee shop is homegrown? One cafe in Lincoln Park sure seems like it can. “That’s something we really believe strongly in, and if we can re-purpose something so that it’s not going…

Dovetail Open for Business

New Cafe Opens in Duluth Folk School

DULUTH, Minn.- A new cafe has opened at the Duluth Folk School in Lincoln Park. Dovetail Cafe and Marketplace opened their doors and welcomed first customers last week. The Folk School says, they hope to provide a space for the community to come together, being the only coffee shop in Lincoln Park. Almost everything in the cafe is handcrafted by artists…

Follow the Green Balloons this Saturday in Lincoln Park

The Third Annual Lincoln Park Open House is Happening Saturday, October 13 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Local business owners in Duluth’s Lincoln Park Neighborhood invite you to stop by and explore their space this Saturday, October 13. The third annual Lincoln Park Open House is taking place from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Activities and great deals will be offered by local businesses such as Ursa Minor Brewing, Corktown Deli & Brews, Love…

AmeriCorps Presents at City Hall

Volunteers Introduce Themselves, Talk Future Projects

DULUTH, Minn.- The Northland’s AmeriCorps VISTA program introduced itself to the public today during a special presentation at City Hall. Local politicians and leaders met with Americorps VISTA members to learn all about what they do. If you didn’t know, VISTA–which stands for Volunteers In Service To America–is a one year commitment young people take at non-profit organizations or local government…

URSA Minor Brewery Steps Closer to Opening its Doors

URSA Minor Brewery will serve up nearly eight beers on tap, but they're not ready just yet.

DULUTH, Minn.- A new brewery preparing to open in Duluth’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is making a lot of progress. URSA Minor Brewery will serve up nearly eight beers on tap, but they’re not ready just yet. The craft brewery is now installing its brand new equipment and getting all the finishing touches to open in the near future. “That first…

Duluth Man Found Not Guilty of Murder

Aaron Humphreys was charged with shooting Eric Burns at the front door of the Bedrock Bar in October of 2016 after an argument. 

DULUTH, Minn.-  Not guilty is the verdict for a Duluth man who had been accused of a Lincoln Park murder. Aaron Humphreys was accused of killing 47–year–old Eric Burns at the Bedrock Bar, back in October of 2016. The jury was sequestered overnight and came to a verdict early Thursday morning. Humphreys found not guilty of second-degree murder but found guilty of illegal…

Lincoln Park Meets on the Street

Neighborhood Hosts Activities on 3rd Street

Duluth, Minn.- Police officers got an opportunity to spend some time getting to know the residents in Lincoln Park as the Lincoln Park Children and Families Collaborative hosted the 5th Annual Meet on the Street. Cars on part of 3rd Street were kicked out to make room for food, celebration, and fun on Sunday. Residents were invited to play, dance, and…

Lincoln Park Restoration Plans To Begin In 2019

The $1.5 million needed for restoration will come from community and business donations and grants like the Super Bowl Legacy Fund.

DULUTH, Minn. – By 2019 Lincoln Park in Duluth will have a new and improved look after securing funding for its restoration. The plan is to relocate the playground, fix the fire damaged WPA Pavilion and repair the failing infrastructure. The $1.5 million needed for restoration will come from community and business donations and grants like the Super Bowl Legacy Fund. City…

Summer Celebration to Kick Off Lincoln Park Farmer’s Market

The Celebration is Happening Thursday, June 14 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Harrison Community Center in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Join residents, volunteers, organizations, and community leaders for the annual ‘Summer Celebration.’ The event serves as the annual kick-off to the Lincoln Park Farmers Market season. Organizers say there will be free food from local restaurants, live music with DJ Annu, children’s activities with the Lincoln park Children and Families Collaborative, and a bike blender with Whole…

Two New Business Join in on Revitalizing Lincoln Park

Owners of both Corktown Deli and Brews and Love Creamery are celebrating their grand opening in Lincoln Park on the 1900 block of West Superior Street.

DULUTH, Minn.- Two new businesses opened their doors in Lincoln Park Wednesday. These businesses are part of a larger movement to transform a section of Duluth, which hasn’t seen much new development in a long time.  The Lincoln Park district continues to grow, and neighborhood residents are excited to see more accessible food options. Many business owners are collaborating to…

The Bedrock Bar Transforming into the Caddy Shack Indoor Golf and Pub

The revamped expansion sports bar will have virtual golf simulators.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Bedrock Bar is under new ownership, a new name, and adding a new feel to Lincoln Park. The Sweet Spot Indoor Golf is expanding at what use to be the Bedrock Bar. The property will now be called the Caddy Shack Indoor Golf and Pub. The new owners tell us they wanted to keep their business in the…

New Plans for Affordable Housing Unit Move Forward

The Garfield Square Apartments will replace the Esmond Building; formally the Seaway Hotel

DULUTH, Minn.- New details involving for new affordable housing complex in the works for the Lincoln Park neighborhood. This 50 unit building will replace the nearby Esmond Building, formally known as the Seaway Hotel, which was known as a hot spot for police calls.  The development property is located at 10 Piedmont Avenue, where W. Superior Street and Garfield Avenue…

New Brewery Opening in Lincoln Park Neighborhood.

Ursa Minor Brewing will be opening this summer in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn. – There is a new brewery opening this summer in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Duluth. Ursa Minor Brewing is the brain child of brothers Ben and Mark Hugus. “We chose the name ‘Ursa Minor’ because of the role craft beer has played in our lives,”wrote Ben. “It is derived from the constellation, Ursa Minor or the Little…

Making Fresh Food Accessible in Lincoln Park

The community is reviewing past efforts to turn the "food desert" around.

DULUTH, Minn.- In recent years the Lincoln Park community has been aiming to make fresh foods more accessible. The area was deemed a food desert, meaning there’s no grocery story within 1.5 miles, but community members say progress has been made. Nearly five years ago a campaign was launched to help create better access to healthy food in Lincoln Park….

New Bent Paddle Taproom Soon to Open

The new location will be welcomed in with Spring.

DULUTH, Minn.- Craft brewery lovers can start their count down for spring and look forward to an extra incentive. The new Bent Paddle tap room doors will open this spring. The new location is just one block further down. Officials say the new space is coming along, it will offer more room and a dog friendly patio. “More beer on tap, more…

Stabbing in Lincoln Park Sends One to the Hospital

The Stabbing Remains Under Investigation by the Duluth Police Department

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Police say they responded to reports of a stabbing incident early Thursday around 1:45 a.m. The stabbing involved multiple people, and occurred at North 21st Avenue West and 3rd Street in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood. Officials say they located one male at the scene. The person was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor…

Mistrial Declared in Lincoln Park Murder Case

Defense Claims Another Man Shot the Victim

The trial for a man charged with second degree murder in Duluth has been stalled with a mistrial, even before the first witness took the stand. Aaron Demetrius Humphreys, 43, is accused of intentional second degree murder in the shooting death of Orin Vann outside of a Lincoln Park bar in 2016. Tuesday, a mistrial was declared after Prosecutor Nathan…

Little Northlanders Shop at Holly Jolly

The Holly Jolly Santa Shop helps Northland families put presents under the tree.

DULUTH, Minn.- Little Northlanders in Lincoln Park crossed off all the items off their holiday shopping list. The shoppers attended the 6th annual Holly Jolly Santa Shop at First Covenant Church in Duluth. With around 1,000 donated gifts, and the help of little elves, children go around.. picking out presents for their family. Coordinators said the annual event helps families in need…

Open Studio Invites All Artists

Artists who specialize in various mediums gather to work.

DULUTH, Minn.-  Calling all artists, you’re invited to create in a space together during open studio. Thanks to the Duluth Art Institute open studio happens once a week at the Depot and on West Second Street in Lincoln Park. The art institute says this gives artists of all ages and a variety of mediums a common place to share ideas. “So…

How Sweet It Is Back Open for Business

Two local businesses team up to keep staple eats in the Twin Ports available

DULUTH, Minn.- A popular sweets shop that was forced to close last month after 20 years of business has officially made an unexpected comeback. How Sweet It Is Cakes has re–opened a revised business model inside the Duluth Grill in Lincoln Park. The owner of How Sweet It Is closed in October because of declining sales, after moving into the Holiday…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Hemlocks Leatherworks

DULUTH, Minn. – A business in Duluth’s Lincoln Park Craft District makes custom built shoes and other leather goods for people across the Northland. In this week’s Knowing Your Neighbors, we take you to Hemlocks Leatherworks. Candace Lacosse apprenticed with shoemakers, learning how to craft her own creations. “I love working with leather,” said Lacosse. “It’s very tactile and it’s…

Lincoln Park Businesses Welcome Duluth Pottery

Duluth Pottery Will Host a Grand Opening Celebration Saturday, October 21 Starting at 2 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Lincoln Park neighborhood in Duluth is continuing to expand with the growth of locally owned Duluth Pottery. Owner Karin Kraemer has been creating works of art in the Twin Ports since 1998. For years she operated out of smaller spaces. In February Kraemer decided to purchase a building to call her own. Duluth Pottery is now…

Lincoln Park Businesses to Open Doors for Annual Open House

Deals, Activities and Samples to be Offered Saturday

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Duluth is welcoming Northlanders from all over into their area of town to check  out what they have to offer. This is for the 2nd Annual Lincoln Park Open House. From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, thirty-plus businesses and organizations throughout Lincoln Park will host special…

Midday Update 9-15-17

Local news and weather making headlines in the Northland.

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Morning Update 6-19-17

Local news and weather headlines in the Northland.

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House Fire Spreads Next Door in Lincoln Park

Duluth Fire Causes Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Damage

DULUTH, Minn. – A house in Duluth went up in flames Monday night and the fire spread next door. The Duluth Fire Department got a call at 10 p.m. for a structure fire at 2008 W. 3rd St. While en route, firefighters were notified of possibly trapped occupants. Upon arrival we found heavy fire coming from the rear of the house…

Duluth Stabbing Sends Two to the Hospital

A Stabbing Happened in Duluth's Lincoln Park Neighborhood Shortly after 8p.m. Tuesday

DULUTH, Minn. – A stabbing in Duluth’s Lincoln Park neighborhood has sent two victims to the hospital. Duluth Police responded to Winnipeg Avenue and Sixth Street Tuesday evening on reports of the incident. Officers remained on the scene for some time trying to determine what occurred, and searching for individuals involved.   Categories: Community, Crime, News, News – Latest News…