When it comes to providing quality educational experiences in schools - some would say, students need more than a strong curriculum, good teachers and time in the classroom to succeed. That's where after-school programs come in. The important role they play was highlighted at a rally Thursday at Lincoln park high school.
Every community wants livable, bikeable and walkable streets; however, in Duluth's Hillside neighborhood, simply crossing the road hasn't been easy. That's why the Places for People campaign stepped in with a demonstration project trying out curb extensions or "bump-outs."
Lester Park Golf Course will be closing for the season after Sunday, but Duluth Golf representatives say Enger Park Golf Course will stay open as long as the weather permits. According to Duluth Golf General Manager, Gary Nelson, an extremely wet summer has affected the total number of rounds played between the two courses, but that number is still higher than past years.
The Northland's pleasant fall temperatures make it difficult to start thinking about winter, but for mushers, they're more than ready for the first snow fall. On Sunday, they built on that enthusiasm as it was the first day racers could register for the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.