Duluth Federal Dart Earliest Arrival

(Duluth, MN) — March 31, 2023 — Arriving March 28 at 3:30 p.m. under Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge, the Federal Dart from Fednav Limited became the earliest-arriving oceangoing vessel on record in the Port of Duluth-Superior. The previous record belonged to another Fednav vessel, Federal Hunter, which arrived March 30, 2013. Carrying approximately 23,000 short tons of Turkish cement, Federal Dart made the trans-Atlantic journey to North America’s furthest-inland seaport in 25

Glensheen Mansion Duluth

(Duluth MN) — March, 2023 —  One of the true treasures and can’t miss places of Minnesota is Glensheen Mansion Duluth.  With 39 rooms and 27,000 square feet of living space, this mansion sits on 12 acres of land and is truly a destination worth going out of your way to find.  If you’d like to know more about Glensheen, including information about tours, visit their website here. All pictures

Glensheen Mansion

(Duluth, MN) — Oct 10th, 2022 — After being under construction since July 2021, the formal garden publicly reopened in September 2022. The brick walls in the formal garden and vegetable garden had deteriorated substantially over the years since they were first constructed due to water intrusion. This preservation effort allowed for the walls to be rebuilt, new drainage systems to be installed, and stairways to be rebuilt. An added

Viking Cruises Great Lakes

(Las Angeles, CA / Duluth, MN) — May 26, 2022 — Viking® (www.viking.com) continues to mark new milestones for its expedition voyages, as the new purpose-built Viking Octantis® kicks off its inaugural season in the Great Lakes. Designed specifically to reach the Great Lakes region, the Viking Octantis recently completed a roundtrip through the Welland Canal—a key section of the St. Lawrence Seaway connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie—making it the largest passenger vessel ever to

Lake Superior Railroad Museum

(Duluth, MN) — May 13th, 2022 — Celebrate all things train at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum on National Train Day!   153 years ago they struck the golden spike to complete the Transcontinental Railroad and connect the east and west of the United States. At the time it was one of the biggest engineering achievements in the world! To celebrate the Lake Superior Railroad Museum is hosting some special events,

Longtime North Shore Conservation Officer named CO of the Year

(Duluth, MN) — May 6th, 2022 — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan has been named the 2021 DNR Conservation Officer of the Year, which is an annual award presented to an officer for outstanding overall career performance. Duncan works the Duluth East station, where he’s been since 2007. He was stationed in Two Harbors from the beginning of his DNR career in 2001 until transferring to

The Zenith Apartments

HIT’s Midwest@Work Initiative closes in on goal of $2 billion investment well ahead of schedule (Washington, DC – Duluth, MN)  May 4, 2022 — The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust announced three construction projects it committed to finance in Q1 2022 will bring it significantly closer to its $2 billion multiyear investment goal to spur economic development and create well-paying union jobs in the Midwest. The three projects—the adaptive reuse of a historic Toledo, Ohio, civic structure into an

Charter Communications

Charter’s $30 Million Philanthropic Program will Invest in 100 Community Centers and Local Job Training Programs over Five Years (Duluth MN) — April 4, 2022 — Charter Communications, Inc. today announced it will launch Spectrum Community Assist programs in 20 new markets this year, adding momentum to the company’s $30 million, five-year philanthropic initiative to revitalize 100 community centers and invest in job training programs in underserved communities across its 41-state footprint.