The College of St. Scholastica will host acclaimed poet Mark Halliday for a reading at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, in Somers Lounge on campus. Halliday will read a selection of his works during the event, which is free and open to the public.
Bikeways in downtown Duluth will be the subject of a public meeting 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3 in room 303 on the third floor of Duluth City Hall, 411 W. First St. New bike accommodations, such as the recently completed 3-mile Cross City Trail in Lincoln Park, newly painted bike lanes on London Road and planned bike lanes on 4th Street, have built momentum for increased use of bikes as another transportation option.
Thanks for Michael Kooi of Sustainable Duluth for his column,"When holiday leftovers linger" (Jan. 25 Budgeteer), reminding folks that they can discard holiday "leftovers" without putting them into the landfill. Kooi ended his column bemoaning the fact that he would have to "trash" leftover candles stuck in thick glass jars.
Hartley Nature Center will celebrate the winter season with the ninth annual Candlelight Ski, Skate and Snowshoe party 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Shake off your cabin fever with two fun free events at the West Duluth Branch Library, 5830 Grand Ave. "Library Luau" will be an indoor beach party for kids in grades 1-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy summer-themed games and crafts, as well as a tropical snack. Plus, we'll talk about favorite "beach books" for kids. No registration needed. Adults looking for a little new year self-improvement are invited to attend "Living on Purpose" on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m.
The Young Athletes Foundation, Grandma's Marathon and University of Minnesota Duluth Athletics invite children 14 and under to take part in a new, free running event scheduled for Saturday, Jan...
The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation division will not be opening the Bayfront Family Center today for recreational activities due to the extremely cold temperatures and below-zero wind chill...
"The hackers are working hard to get some extra credit before 2014 is over," according to Duluth Police Department Public Information Officer Ron Tinsley. He identifies three scams to be...
Western Lake Superior Sanitary District and area partners have kicked off the annual Treecycling program, encouraging residents to recycle their fresh-cut holiday trees. This free program offers multiple locations available 24-hours a day. "Holiday trees, like yard and garden waste, are banned from the trash in Minnesota," said Karen Anderson, WLSSD's director of community relations. "These materials contain valuable resources that can be reclaimed through Treecycling.
1228.O.DBN.vigil for Sally Pionk.jpg The Rev. Cathy Schuyler led a vigil for Sally Pionk on Saturday night in the parking lot of the West Duluth Super One. About 50 people gathered, lit candles and sang "Let There Be Peace on Earth" and "Silent Night." Pionk died Dec. 11 at Super One in what police say appears to be a random attack. Police have taken a suspect into custody. (Photo courtesy of Shawn Carr)