December 11, 2020

Long lines, few donations at Bentleyville

Despite having lines of vehicles that wrap around Railroad Street to Garfield Avenue in Duluth, founder Nathan Bentley said food and toy donations for the […]
December 8, 2020

Duluth prepares to tighten spending in support of tourism

At a Monday afternoon online news conference, Mayor Emily Larson said that with tourism tax collections down about 30% from last year, the city is […]
November 22, 2020

Photos: Opening night of Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Tourism The annual holiday light display at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth welcomed visitors on the first night of the season. This year the display […]
November 20, 2020

Attractions rely on gift shops, virtual education during upcoming shutdown

Due to the “Stay Safe MN” plans, attractions will be closed to the public as of Saturday, Nov. 21. Here’s how some area attractions are […]
October 29, 2020

Duluth's winter tourism promotion gets financial boost

Visit Duluth was running on empty as it headed into the winter season, until Duluth Economic Development Authority commissioners unanimously agreed to provide the organization […]
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 […]