The ceremony to unveil an outsized coin-like marker in the front walk of Bob Dylan’s first home in Duluth’s Central Hillside stopped Lindsay Munson in her tracks. Jogging in the...
DULUTH, Minn. -- Tim Pohl woke up Monday at his home in Duluth and drove his children to school before he noticed something peculiar about his neighborhood: Merritt Creek was running green. “I’ve been here since ’92 and had never seen anything like this,” he said, looking over the creek that runs adjacent to his yard. “This isn’t normal.
DULUTH -- The titans of industry converged on University Minnesota Duluth’s Kirby Ballroom in the name of railway safety Tuesday. But all anyone wanted to talk about were the hardships brought to bear by Minnesota rail lines clogged with oil being transported from North Dakota’s Bakken oil field. U.S.
DULUTH -- Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden, his challenger in the race for U.S.
Hibbing police are searching for a man who is allegedly impersonating a police officer in his attempts to lure children into his car. The initial call from witnesses came August 29, according to Officer Adam Kladivo, who added that there have been some subsequent calls. There have been no reports of anyone missing. Kladivo said the man is driving an older white car that looks like a squad car with the words “Police” on its side. He is described as being between 20 and 30 years old with a white or light skin complexion.
DULUTH -- Police and fire officials are investigating the origin of a fire early Monday morning that caused significant damage to a historic mansion on East Superior Street in Duluth. Authorities also are investigating an apparent Molotov cocktail found Monday morning in a building across the street from the mansion. Officials with the fire department declined to say if the two cases are related. “I can’t fathom why somebody would do this,” said 67-year-old Frank Messina, owner Real Living Messina & Associates where the Molotov cocktail was found.
DULUTH -- A hummingbird in a person’s hand was the ripple that started the wave that overcame a Duluth schoolgirl named Sarah Knutie and set her on the path to becoming a biologist. “As cheesy as it sounds, it was the first time I went to Hawk Ridge,” said Knutie (pronounced Kuh-newt-ie).
DULUTH -- High winds brought down trees and limbs, causing power outages Monday across Duluth’s east side. East Duluth resident Linda Nervick said her bed “shook and shimmied all night long,” the winds keeping her up in her 100-year-old home.