Opening Friday "Equalizer 2" Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice when thugs kill his friend and former colleague. R, 2:01, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10 "Mama Mia! Here We Go Again" Sophie finds out more about her mother's past while seeking guidance on how to handle her pregnancy. PG-13, 1:54, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10 "Sorry to Bother You"
July 19, 1978 Eight locations along Lake Superior's shoreline have been called pollution problem areas by the Great Lakes Water Quality Board. One location, the Duluth-Superior harbor, has shown greatly degraded water quality due to discharges of industrial wastes and inadequately treated sewage, the report states.
Tony Monroy tripled in two runs in the eighth inning to break a tie game and the Duluth Huskies held on for a 5-3 victory over Thunder Bay in a Northwoods League game before 1,037 at Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Huskies trailed 3-0 heading to the sixth inning when Chris Gilbody singled and advanced to third base on Kyle Jacobsen's double. Both runners scored when Monroy singled with two outs and the Border Cats' third baseman made an error.
The binational shipping industry on the Great Lakes supports almost 238,000 jobs between the United States and Canada and brings in $35 billion annually, according to a new economic impact study released Wednesday. The study, sponsored by the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership, uses a plethora of charts and data to illustrate the 2,300 miles of seaway between the westernmost port of Duluth-Superior and the Atlantic Ocean as a vital economic driver.
A 38-year-old Coleraine woman was charged Wednesday with multiple felonies. Shana Karen Perry was charged in Itasca County District Court on felony charges of second degree possession of a controlled substance and meth-related crimes involving children as well as misdemeanors of child neglect, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Mike Christensen, a two-time state high school golf champion from Grand Rapids, tied for fourth in the Minnesota Golf Association Amateur Championship on Wednesday at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska. Christensen, the 1995 State Am winner who now golfs out of Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn., tied Ben Sigel, whose third-round 69 Wednesday tied for low score in the tournament with an even-par 216. Van Holmgren of Baker National Golf Course won the tournament at 5-under 211, four strokes ahead of runners-up Jacques Wilson and Jesse Bull.
Runners will converge on Park Point this evening for the 47th annual Park Point 5-Miler. The Grandma's Marathon-hosted race begins at 6:30 p.m., with an accompanying two-mile walk going off at 6:35. Free youth races (ages 14 and younger) get the event going at 5:30. Same-day registration for the walk and run is available and costs $35.
Shamanic healer, writer, and friend of nature Sarah Bamford Seidelmann returns to the podcast this time to tell us about her new book "The Book of Beasties: Your A-to-Z Guide to the Illuminating Wisdom of Spirit Animals." Sarah shares how her core beastie ("everything from a bumbled bee to a bear to a dragon") and guest beasties have helped her learn more about herself. She also walks us through an exercise to allow a beastie to come forward during the podcast.
Consider it Homegrown Music Festival during tank top season: The annual fest is teaming up with the Greater Downtown Council for Music in the HART — a five-week lineup of bands playing Lake Place Park. Concerts are 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and include a mix of genres ranging from eerie folk music to electric funk to garbage-picking bluegrass. The lineup: Superior Siren (Aug. 2), Black-Eyed Snakes (Aug. 9), Black River Revue (Aug.16), Prone and special guests (Aug. 23), Teague Alexy, Erik Berry, Sonja Bjordal and Lee Martin (Aug. 30).
Drivers can expect traffic changes during the Park Point 5-Miler, which begins on Minnesota Avenue near Sky Harbor Airport at 6:25 p.m. Thursday. Runners will be on Minnesota Avenue heading north to a turnaround near 22nd Street, then return to finish near the Beachhouse.