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Anonymous donor gives $1 million to Duluth sports foundation

December 14, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

An anonymous donor has given $1 million to the Duluth Heritage Sports Center Foundation in memory of local youth hockey advocate James H. Claypool.
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Duluth School Board to address retaining wall at Congdon Park Elementary later

September 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth School Board approved the final major bid package for Congdon Park Elementary School and the Red Plan on Tuesday night, leaving the option of a retaining wall untouched for now.
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Third rink likely too pricey for Congdon Park Elementary School

September 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The final major bid package for the Duluth school district’s Red Plan will go to a vote next week, and it leaves little room for that third rink at Congdon Park Elementary School.
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Duluth’s new middle schools ready for their debut

August 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Goodbye to the mobile classrooms, meandering hallways and years of temporary fixes at Duluth’s Morgan Park and Woodland middle schools.
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Retaining wall under repair at Duluth McDonald’s

July 31, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The wall was installed two years ago along with a new restaurant building on the longtime McDonald’s site at 21st Avenue East.
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Planning commission OKs treatment center in Duluth mansion

July 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The public meeting and vote came after a sometimes contentious meeting last week between neighbors and staff of the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment, which would lease the property for treatment of up to 24 women at a time for 60 to 90 days.
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1960s educational pioneer Thorwald Esbensen dies

June 15, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A former Duluth resident credited with creating an individualized instruction model that became nationally recognized has died.
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Bids approved for last two schools in Duluth Red Plan project

June 11, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The board also authorized the issuance of $19.3 million in bonds to pay for the remainder of those projects. Continue Reading

Duluth police chase burglary suspect into Lake Superior

March 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

A 63-year-old grandmother couldn’t get the burglar, but a cold Lake Superior did.
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Duluth board member advises state to deny board request

March 21, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth School Board approved a new review and comment plan for Congdon Park and Myers-Wilkins elementary schools, but board member Art Johnston wants the state to reject the plan and force the district to stick to its original budget for the schools. Continue Reading