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While thinking of shipping disasters along the Great Lakes with loss of life, Duluthians tend to think of the Edmund Fitzgerald. The Budgteteer editor was recently in Chicago and happened to see a memorial with fresh flowers commentating the 100th year anniversary of the Eastland disaster. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)
Great Lakes' greatest tragedy subject of exhibit and play
3 hours 38 min ago
Kyle Roskoski, Todd Baker and his son Langston Baker at Grant Community Recreation Center's National Night Out in 2014 (Photo by Richard Thomas)
Neighbors gather together on National Night Out
July 31, 2015 - 11:18am
 Juggler Sean Emery will perform at the downtown library plaza Tuesday, Aug. 4.
Duluth Public Library events
July 31, 2015 - 10:30am
Duluth parks sponsors free activities
July 31, 2015 - 10:35am
West Duluth baseball team, approximately 1895. (Photo courtesy of the University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections)
Nothing says summer like baseball
July 31, 2015 - 10:46am
Members of the St. Lawrence Church served breakfast to 30 cyclists last weekend. The bikers are traveling across the country to raise money and awareness for affordable housing. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)
Church bakes breakfast for bikers
July 31, 2015 - 10:41am
Evaluating the impact of vacation rentals
July 31, 2015 - 12:56pm
The power of place
July 31, 2015 - 1:20pm
Duluth News Tribune file photo
It's you we worry about in work zones
July 31, 2015 - 1:00pm
Home-equity loans: the good, the bad and the risky
July 31, 2015 - 1:08pm
The meek Slip Bridge. (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
Broken bridges, broken promises ... We need Trump!
July 31, 2015 - 12:53pm
A group of five harvestmen rests under the eaves of a building. They are not spiders. Groups like this do not happen with spiders. (Photos by Larry Weber)
Harvestmen show up at harvest time
July 31, 2015 - 1:28pm
Kindness is the greatest evolution
July 31, 2015 - 1:11pm
Rain clouds over Lake Superior ended a hot day on Tuesday, July 28. (Photo by Richard Thomas/Duluth Budgeteer)
Photos: August 2 issue
July 31, 2015 - 11:32am
Amanda Saari reacts as she is crowned Miss West Duluth in 2006. (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
Festival opens with Miss West Duluth Pageant
July 31, 2015 - 3:58pm

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This year is the second annual Pet Parade. Last year's inaugural parade had around 20 entrants, but this year that number is expected to double. (Photo submitted), Children manning last year's Pet Parade registration table. (Photo submitted), Kim Madill of K9 Dynamix sits with her dog at last year’s DBU Pet Fest. K9 Dynamix is a local business that deals with animal behavior and exercise. (Photo submitted)

On Friday, Aug. 7, as a part of Spirit Valley Days, the second annual Pet Parade presented by From Top Knots to Tails and Duluth Business University, will celebrate all ...

Taxi vouchers will be offered during Spirit Valley Days through the JOYRIDE Program. The vouchers will be available at area bars and Duluth Police will be handing them out at ...

As part of the annual Spirit Valley Days celebration, the St. Louis River Alliance will hold its 2015 Canoe and Kayak Tour and Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m. ...

Ongoing events

Vendors: Open at noon daily. Arts, crafts, games and more.

Magic show: 1 and 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday.

Free climbing wall. Ages 4 and older. Noon to ...

Kyle Smalley with his 1948 Jeep Willy, which was featured in several national car publications in 2011. (Photo by Richard Thomas), Cofounders of the Spirit Valley Days Classic Car Show in 2014: Tom Langlois, Al Terwey and Kyle Smalley. (Photo by Richard Thomas), A 1953 Henry J Kaiser owned by Kyle Smalley races down Garfield Avenue in 2007. (Duluth News Tribune file photo), The Northland's largest car show is sure to be bigger than ever this year. (Photo submitted), An entry in a previous year's car show. (Photo submitted)

For many years running, the Spirit Valley Days Car Show has been the largest car show in Duluth, with 200-300 cars and many more spectators. This year, organizers are expecting ...

Amanda Saari reacts as she is crowned Miss West Duluth in 2006. (Duluth News Tribune file photo), Kassi Habert, Hannah Carlson, Jenna Unden, Taylor Johnson<, Janessa Kuhlmey

The 27th annual Miss West Duluth Pageant kicks off the Spirit Valley Days festivities at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 on the Spirit Valley stage outside Mr. D's. This ...