Skip to main content

Protesters get approval to rally in Duluth plaza

Occupy Duluth is the latest group preparing for a long-term demonstration. The Duluth News Tribune reports the city has give protesters their approval to converge at Lake Superior Plaza.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Occupy Duluth is the latest group preparing for a long-term demonstration. The Duluth News Tribune reports the city has give protesters their approval to converge at Lake Superior Plaza.

Next Up

Pixabay - emergency room ambulance hospital

Uber passenger dies a week after fiery crash in St. Paul

Her Uber was struck by a suspected drunk-driver.

target

Target profits plunge as it takes hit from shedding excess goods

The retailer announced earlier this year it would be slashing prices.

police lights

Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago

The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.

unnamed-5

Beloved Eagan Dairy Queen says goodbye

A summer staple has shuttered in Eagan.

Screen Shot 2022-08-16 at 3.44.22 PM (2)

Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.

Michael Miller

Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce

Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.

Related

Duluth protest group staying all day

Duluth protesters supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement plan to stay at Lake Superior Plaza all day Saturday. Statewide demonstrations have been organized in other cities, including Minneapolis, St. Paul and Rochester. Protests are in response to perceived social inequality and corporate greed.

City administrator wants Occupy Duluth protest out of civic center plaza

City Administrator Dave Montgomery says the plaza is not designed to be a campground and negotiations on moving the protest will begin early this week. Surprised demonstrators say it's the first they've heard of a move.

Law enforcement agencies prepare for Wall Street-like protest in Minneapolis

The demonstration is expected to be similar to the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York -- which calls for the end of corporate greed. Organizers of the protest say they're planning for a long-term occupation of Government Plaza in front of the Hennepin County Government Center.

Occupy Duluth protesters say they'll comply with police orders but will maintain a presence

A police order effective Sunday night forbids protesters from spending the night at Duluth's Civic Center Plaza. Leaders of the Occupy Duluth movement say the group will abide by it, but hinted some individuals may challenge it on their own. The group says it will maintain some presence in Duluth through the winter.

Jesse Ventura mingles with protesters as hundreds turn out for demonstration

One of many protests across the world inspired by "Occupy Wall Street" began Friday in Minneapolis, with hundreds of demonstrators arriving downtown to occupy Government Plaza.

Hundreds of protesters march from plaza to Wells Fargo in Minneapolis

About 200 demonstrators, chanting 'Banks got bailed out, we got sold out,' marched from the Hennepin County Government Center plaza to Wells Fargo Bank in downtown Minneapolis today.

Logging truckers plan protest in Duluth

Roughly 50 logging trucks are expected to travel from across northern Minnesota and converge in Duluth on Thursday for a caravan downtown to protest federal weight restrictions on the Interstate highway system, the Duluth News Tribune reports.

11 OccupyMN protesters arrested at U of M rally

The demonstration shut down traffic for about an hour Thursday afternoon. Minneapolis police arrested the activists for 'creating a public nuisance.' The protesters marched to the bridge to celebrate the two-month anniversary of the anti-Wall Street movement.