September 18, 2020

Norwegian architecture firm picked to design Roosevelt library in North Dakota

Snøhetta, led by founding partner Craig Dykers, beat out two other world-renowned firms, Chicago-based Studio Gang and Copenhagen-based Henning Larsen, in a final design competition […]
August 25, 2020

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center contemplates change in leadership

The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center soon could be under new leadership. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that DECC Executive Director Chelly Townsend confirmed her contract […]
August 15, 2020

New zoo CEO focuses on the positive

“We were up at the grizzly bear exhibit and the bears jumped up at us and the parents were all nervous, but all of us […]
July 25, 2020

Step inside the Merryweather: Duluth woman converts Olcott house into new B&B

Koralia bought the former Olcott House in December. She opened in February, and was booked for Valentine’s Day. Then, COVID-19 hit. A pandemic was not […]
July 22, 2020

Woman and son climb into Minnesota gator pit to retrieve wallet

The pair jumped into the fenced-in, cordoned-off outdoor alligator pit to retrieve her wallet and were able to escape injury but not the infamy that […]
July 14, 2020

Carlton's Black Bear Casino going smoke-free

Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton announced via a social media post Tuesday that it will be 100% smoke-free starting Wednesday, July 15. “Guests will […]
July 11, 2020

No vacancy: Northland lodging booked as tourists seek getaways from isolation

Minnesotans and visitors from out of state are coming to northern Minnesota in throngs this summer, eager to get outdoors and escape the trappings of […]
June 30, 2020

Some Duluth museums, railroad reopen with cautions in place

The Duluth Children’s Museum opened its doors last weekend with a soft opening for museum members only. The museum officially opens to the public Thursday. […]
June 29, 2020

RV rental shops, dealers see surge in business as people look to low-risk summer vacations

Motorhomes and travel trailers aren’t just making a comeback. The RV industry is booming as vacationers look for low-risk ways to travel amidst the coronavirus […]
June 27, 2020

Legion of lumberjacks: Celebrate National Paul Bunyan Day around Minnesota

Our love and pride for the over-sized, burly lumberjack is apparent in towering statues found along roadsides and in the businesses, trails and byways that […]