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University of Minnesota Duluth staff and faculty said Thursday they want the next university president to support transparency, research and diversity on campus, and to understand that he or she will be leading a system with unique campuses.
The plea was simple: Please come forward if you know anything about the August 2015 disappearance of Duluth resident Sheila St. Clair.
Every fall, University of Minnesota architecture graduate students wrestle with a real-world issue facing Duluth.
VIRGINIA — Wiping away tears, Krista Swanson recalled the moment she was told her 11-month-old son had died in a fire at her Tower home. A man carrying a clipboard told her while she was sitting in a vehicle at the fire scene, she said. She remembered she was concerned that if her son Bentley Koski had been in the house, her boyfriend’s brother, Jesse Lee Bonacci-Koski, had also been there, because he wouldn’t have left Bentley alone while babysitting him.
Lutsen Resort on the North Shore is off the market. The North Shore Resort Company, part of the family-owned Campbell Hospitality Group in Ontario, purchased the historic resort, which includes the lakeside lodge, townhomes and condos, on Aug. 15 after the property was put up for sale last year.
Although St. Louis County has concluded its review of Commissioner Pete Stauber's use of his county email address for his Republican congressional campaign, it was a lingering issue for Commissioner Tom Rukavina on Tuesday.
A Hermantown man serving a total of 60 years in prison for sexually assaulting a pre-teen girl will receive a lesser sentence after appealing his case. The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday upheld one of Brian Arthur Barthman's two 30-year consecutive sentences. However, the appeals court reversed his second 30-year sentence and remanded the case to State District Court to re-sentence him to 24 to 28 years.
It was time to approach the starting line for Jimmy Vokovan in his 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The Duluth resident put on his helmet, rolled up his window and started his engine to line up for the drag race down Garfield Avenue. He enjoys "the thrill of competing and the speed," he said before racing. He has been racing his Monte Carlo, with its license plate "MR MONTE," for 25 years, including every year at the Kia of Duluth Drag Races since it began more than a decade ago.
All Duluth school district students will receive virtual library cards in a new initiative with the Duluth Public Library.
MEADOWLANDS — A dispute between the city of Ely and Morse Township over 60 acres has landed at the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners.