The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled an April 19 virtual meeting to discuss the second year of construction on Highway 61 in the Grand Marais area. Stretches of the highway will be closed or have limited traffic.
A new state park campground is expected to open this fall on the North Shore, adding dozens of drive-in sites in one of the highest-demand areas in the state. The Shipwreck Creek Campground is under construction at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.
With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the Northland now, efforts are underway to get more and more priority groups vaccinated. Local hospitals are urging those 65 and older who haven't been vaccinated to schedule an appointment soon.
The 24th annual Duluth and St. Louis County at the Capitol Days kicked off Wednesday and ended Thursday with a legislative virtual gathering. Local elected officials discussed priorities like improving and expanding broadband access across the state.