Members of the Duluth City Council from both sides of the political spectrum are supporting a series of amendments to the city's proposed budget to increase funding for police and fire. Federal funding from the American Rescue Plan is making the extra spending possible.
City leaders marked the completion of improvements to a West Duluth trail with a ribbon cutting and a bike ride on Tuesday. The trail includes an adventurous walk through a tunnel under Ely's Peak and spectacular overlooks of the St. Louis River valley.
From September 26th to October 2nd, participants can use chalk to draw something or write a phrase that they believe represents their relationship to local streams and Lake Superior as part of the first ever "Lake Superior Stormwater Chalk Fest" in Duluth.
The Flame of Hope started its journey across Minnesota at the U.S./Canada border Monday morning. Law enforcement agencies from across the state escorted the flame down from the shore, where it reached Grand Marais Monday afternoon.