Believe it or not, belly dancing may help raise money for the local Animal Allies Human Society thanks to an event called Shimmy for the Shelter.
A committee of six has been working countless hours since the spring to put together the fifth annual event in hopes that it will be their biggest and best yet.
Four nonprofit groups were honored with Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Touchstone Awards on Tuesday.
The four winners represent three categories: generosity, civic engagement and inclusiveness.
So, what’s the deal with all the bears in the paper lately? Seems like every time I open my Duluth News Tribune, there’s another story about these furry creatures attacking someone (bad bear!), strung up as hunting trophies (poor bear!), or giving birth live on camera (too much info, bear!).
When Carinda Horton joined the Army National Guard nearly 25 years ago, becoming a heavy equipment machine wasn’t exactly what she had in mind.
But she says she followed orders and completed the tasks assigned to her during her 12 years of service.
Over the course of those 12 years, she was on two separate deployments for Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield.
Now, after a 12-year hiatus from the military, the 42-year-old Duluth mom has re-enlisted and will be working the job she says she’s always dreamed of — and it doesn’t involve heavy equipment.
With thousands of local fans and many more watching from around the country, Kyle Schmidt became an instant sensation when he scored the winning goal for the University of Minnesota Duluth’s first NCAA men’s hockey championship at St. Paul’s Xcel Center on April 9.
Back home in the Northland last week, Schmidt appeared humble, grounded in family values and his Hermantown roots. For his success he gives credit to the tightknit community of hockey moms and dads.
Local viewers receiving television programs free via over-the-air signals have hit the “mother lode.”
The number of over-the-air channels in the Duluth-Superior market has more than doubled in the last few months.
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