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Duluth School District Asks for Public’s Help in Finding New Superintendent

Focus group meeting held to build a leadership profile for the position.

DULUTH, Minn.- The public was invited to meet with the consulting firm searching for Duluth Schools’ new Superintendent Monday night, to discuss what kind of person they want to see fill the position. The focus group aimed to develop a leadership profile describing district strengths, challenges, and goals along with the characteristics, abilities, and experiences they want in a new…

Duluth’s Old Central Clock Getting Fixed

Should Be Back to Working Order by Next Week

DULUTH, Minn.-Residents of downtown Duluth may have noticed something off since last week. That’s because the chimes in Duluth’s old Central High School haven’t been playing the right tune as of late. Representatives from Duluth Public Schools today said that a gear broke in the clock,  which was first installed in 1892 when the school was built. No matter the…

Woodland Hills Ready to Move to Rockridge

Renovations Will Cost $2.5 Million

DULUTH, Minn.- The shuttered Rockridge Elementary could soon become the new home for Woodland Hills School. Today a FOX 21 crew took a tour through the building to see what improvements need to be made before it’s ready for use. Twenty percent of the building will need to be completely be renovated while 80 percent of the classes will be reused….

New Logo Wanted at Myers-Wilkins to Build School Pride

$5,000 Needs to be Raised

DULUTH, Minn.- A new initiative is trying to build pride in the students at Myers-Wilkins Elementary School. The project is focused on raising $5,000 to have a local artist design a new logo for the school. The plan is to revamp its current logo of a wolf, as the students will vote on their favorite design, which will be painted at the…

Gronseth Rejected for Elk River Job

Still Has Chance at Twin Cities Post

DULUTH, Minn.-Duluth Schools Superintendent Bill Gronseth was not selected for the superintendent position for Elk River school district. Gronseth was a finalist for the position. He is still vying for the post of superintendent in White Bear Lake. In the past, he’s tried getting positions in Arkansas, Washington state, and the Twin Cities. He could not be reached for comment…

Duluth Schools Superintendent Looking for New Job

Has Sought Other Opportunities Before

DULUTH, Minn.-Duluth Public Schools Superintendent Bill Gronseth is a finalist for that same position for Independent School District 728 in the Twin Cities area. That district includes schools in Elk River, Ostego, Rogers, and Zimmerman. Five other candidates are also up for the post. ISD 728 is currently narrowing down the field of candidates to two or three. Interviews will…