abc
QUICK LINKS:

New Duluth City Councilors Sworn In

Updated: 01/07/2014 12:07 PM
Created: 01/06/2014 10:42 PM WDIO.com

Two new Duluth city councilors will take part in their first meetings later this month after a swearing-in ceremony Monday.

Councilors Zack Filipovich and Barb Russ will take the seats of now former councilors Dan Hartman and Jim Stauber. The event at the Sheraton Hotel recognized new councilors, and those leaving.

"I have never been more excited about a council coming in. I think we have a really good mix of folks that are dedicated to the operations of city government," Duluth Mayor Don Ness said.

Filipovich said "I want to use some of the economic development tools that we have in the city to make sure it continues to grow and prosper like it has been."

Howie Hanson was also sworn in at ceremony, although he has been filling Garry Krause's 4th District seat since November.

Front Page

  • One Dead after Home Invasion in Ray, Minn.

    The Koochiching County Sheriff's Office responded to 5741 Highway 53 around 6 a.m. on Saturday in regards to a shooting that was a result of a home invasion. The suspect later died from his injuries at the Rainy Lake Medical Center.

  • Search for Missing Hurley Man May Be Over

    Ironwood officials said that the search for a missing Hurley man may be over after a vehicle was found submerged in 10 feet of water. The Public Safety Department posted to their Facebook page that the vehicle was found in Ironwood in the caves near Alfred Wright Boulevard.

  • DFL Makes Campaign Push in Minnesota

    Summer is here to enjoy, but an election is just 100 days away so politicians and their supporters are ramping up campaigns in Minnesota. DFLers gathered in Duluth to hit the streets and win over voters on Sunday.

  • Car Accident Near Moose Lake Injures Three People

    A serious two vehicle accident on County Road 61 south of Moose Lake brought three people to the hospital Sunday afternoon.

  • Virginia Fire Under Investigation

    A porch fire in Virginia Sunday morning is currently under investigation. The Virginia Fire Department responded to a fire at 309 1/2 6th Avenue North in Virginia around 6 a.m.

 
Advertisement