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Lakewalk stops short at Lester River crossing

October 12, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Obstacles to crossing the Lester River have pushed back plans to finish the Duluth Lakewalk’s eastward expansion to Brighton Beach another year.
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Cycling group working with Duluth to make city a major trails destination

September 15, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Mayor Don Ness wants to make Duluth a leading trails destination in the country, and he believes the city is well on the way to that goal. Continue Reading

Council action clears way for Lakewalk extension to Brighton

April 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth City Council called a special meeting Thursday night to keep an extension of the Lakewalk to Brighton Beach on track.
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Duluth council moves forward on Lakewalk extension easements

April 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Council action next week will be needed to get rolling on the project so that grant funding is not put in jeopardy by delays.
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Duluth trail projects win state grants

December 29, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Duluth organizations have been awarded more than $500,000 in grants to help extend and connect the city’s network of recreational trails.
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New Duluth school springs from ashes

October 22, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Fueled by a volunteer work force of parents and teachers, the rebuilding of the fire-destroyed Lester Park School playground gets under way. Continue Reading

Two teens face charges for burning playground

October 5, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

A police crime scene investigator said two 14-year-olds and an innocent 12-year-old began experimenting with fire by burning items including clothing and paper in a yard at one of their parents’ properties on Friday night. Continue Reading

Update: Lester Park playground arson investigation

October 3, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

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Lester Park students play game of improvisation

October 3, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Faced with the demise of their playground at the hands of an arsonist, kids find old-school ways to fill recess. Continue Reading

Autopsy confirms Duluth teen lost in Amity Creek drowned

August 8, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

The body of Jefferson Bowen Jr., 13, was recovered Sunday afternoon after a recreational boater reported a body in the lake up the shore from the mouth of Lester River.
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