Duluth Budgeteer News
After a year of collaboration, design and testing, the Duluth Shines! solar application is live and ready for use by Duluth's citizens curious about the viability of including solar in their home or business energy mix.
With more frigid temperatures here, the Minnesota Department of Commerce wants to remind low-income Minnesotans on how to get help paying their heating bills through the state's Energy Assistance Program. "Energy assistance helps pay energy bills so that low-income seniors, veterans and families do not struggle keeping their home heat on during our cold winters," said Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. "Heating your home is a necessity in Minnesota, and we don't want anyone's health or safety put at risk because they can't afford to pay for heat."
A long-term study of the area's economic indicators was released Dec. 20. The Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF) focuses on the economic performance of a 15-county region that includes Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin.
Now that our calendar has started 2017, it's time to look back at the photos that graced our publication during 2016. The Budgeteer staff picked photos from the past year, focusing on community events and stories. We reminisced about the events we attended, the stories we wrote and the news we brought to you, our reader. We hope you enjoy this journey down memory lane. 0131.N.DBN. Bernie anticipating .jpg
As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.
CHUM (Churches United in Ministry) will hold a legislative send-off 10-11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 29 at 120 N. First Ave. W.
Free showing of "The Santa Clause" Join the Zeitgeist Theater on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. for a special holiday screening of "The Santa Clause." There will be free popcorn during the film and hot cocoa and cookies afterwards. The screening is free and open to the public. Donations will be collected for Juvenile Diabetes. This event is sponsored by John and Julie Foucault. Film is rated PG. Holiday recipe exchange at Duluth Public Library