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Duluth P.D, Mayor Talk Transparency

Back in March, the Duluth chapter of the NAACP called for more engagement between police and the public. 

DULUTH, Minn. — On Friday, city leaders provided an update on how area law enforcement will provide more transparency in several areas of their department. Back in March, the Duluth chapter of the NAACP called for more engagement between police and the public. They asked for bi-annual reports on traffic stops, use of force, and arrest rates more proportionate to…

City Leaders Discuss the Proposed Affordable Housing Work Act

Duluth city leaders speaking out Wednesday believe the proposed bill would affect over 900 households in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth city leaders gathered discussing how the Affordable Housing Work Act 2018 proposed bill could potentially affect the area if passed. The Trump administration’s making Affordable Housing Work Act 2018 proposal aims to increase the minimum rent paid by low–income households. It’s estimated over than two million people would be affected by the increase nationwide. The proposal still…

First Bricks Removed in Superior Street Construction

Road closures will begin on April 16th.

DULUTH, Minn.- It’s finally here, construction signs and crews are chipping away at Superior Street. The construction in downtown Duluth is taking place over three years, the city celebrated removing the first bricks. “We are going to embark on a project that is going to be inconvenient and exciting,” Duluth’s Mayor Emily Larson said.  On Thursday, the first bricks on…

Mayor Larson to Give State of City Address March 15

Speech Will be Held at NorShor Theatre

DULUTH, Minn.-Duluth Mayor Emily Larson will deliver her third State of the City Address on Thursday, March 15, at the NorShor Theatre. “The Norshor Theatre and Historic Arts Theatre District represent Duluth’s long term vision, and its willingness to lead with patience and persistence to overcome challenges,” Larson said. “They are iconic symbols of Duluth’s revitalization, and our shared values…

Twin Ports Honor MLK

A mayoral reception in Duluth remembers Martin Luther King Jr's message.

DULUTH, Minn.-Thursday night the Twin Ports remember Martin Luther King Junior during a mayoral reception. This year’s moto is “The Birth of a New Nation” which came from a speech MLK gave in 1957. “He has the spirit of nonviolence and just excepting everybody for their own beliefs and we’re coming together as a community,” co chair MLK planning committee Salaam…