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Sammy’s Pizza now open in Hermantown

WDIO-TV Eyewitness News reports a new Sammy’s Pizza restaurant opened today in Hermantown at 4310 Menard Drive.

“It’s been a dream of ours for quite some time to open a full-service Sammy’s Pizza restaurant in this area, and we’re thrilled that the opportunity has finally arrived,” restaurant owner Terry Perrella told WDIO.

Sammy’s had a Hermantown location for 26 years inside a BP gas station, but it closed in 2017 when the building was sold and the restaurant lost its lease.

Hermantown coffee shop changes hands, rebrands

 
In a swift transition of ownership, the two-year-old Pelican Coffee closed Nov. 12 and the new Yellow Bike Coffee opened Nov. 13. There wasn’t a day without caffeination at 5094 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown.

The Story of Hairmantown: ESPN Clip


ESPN’s E:60 premiered its Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament feature tonight, they released this clip on their website specifically about the Hermantown Hawks’ pursuit of the class A championship … and excellence in flowing locks.
 

MinneFLOWta Trailer – ESPN E60 Feature

ESPN’s E:60 will premiere its Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament feature during its May 10 episode.

Producer Mike Farrell and hockey analyst Barry Melrose were in St. Paul for the tournament in March capturing footage for the feature, and the E:60 crew spent time in Hermantown leading up to the tournament, focusing on the Hawks’ pursuit of the class A championship.

Nathan Gustavsson of Hermantown

Since the shooting in the Twin Cities at the Black Lives Matter protest, it was revealed that one of the suspects is from Hermantown.

Nearly 1,000 people marched to City Hall on Tuesday, less than a day after five protesters were shot near a Black Lives Matter demonstration, an apparently racially motivated attack that pushed Minneapolis into the national spotlight.

Minneapolis police said Tuesday that they have arrested three men in connection with the shooting. Allen Lawrence “Lance” Scarsella III, 23, was arrested in Bloomington. Sources said Nathan Gustavsson, 21, of Hermantown, and Daniel Macey, 26, of Pine City, were taken into custody after they turned themselves in. All three suspects are white. Earlier Tuesday, police arrested a 32-year-old Hispanic man in south Minneapolis, but he was later released because, police said, he was not at the scene of the shooting.

Minneapolis Star Tribune: 3 men in custody, 1 released in Minneapolis 4th Precinct protest shooting

A friend of mine in the Cities wanted to know how that revelation played out up here.  To be honest, his question was the first I’d heard.

Thoughts?

Minnesota All Hockey Hair Team 2013

Yes, this weekend marked the crowning moment in Minnesota high school hockey — the opportunity to rank the best flow from the state tourney. Duluth and Hermantown were well represented on 2013 All Hockey Hair Team.

At left, Wyatt Irwin of Duluth East (ranking #8). At right, Jordan Fralich of Duluth Marshall (ranking #5).

Sharing the #3 ranking is the Hermantown Holy Trinity of Joe Muehlbauer, Christain Wasbotten and Jake Zelenikar.

And cheers to the honorable mentions, Brian Bunten and Alex Toscano of Duluth East and Duluth Marshall Head Coach Brendan Flaherty.

Congratulations to all.

Taste of Hermantown

The 2010 Taste of Hermantown is set for Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Shrine Building (5152 Miller Trunk Highway). Admission is $15 or free for children 10 and under. All proceeds benefit the Hermantown Community Fund, an affiliate of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at the door or the National Bank of Commerce – Hermantown location.

Hermantown Fall Fest

Hermantown Fall Fest this Saturday, Sept. 25, 10am-3pm
Over 50 vendors, farmers market and local history displays

Hermantown History Center
5255 Maple Grove Road

Is there a story behind these houses?

Last night while driving on Arrowhead Road, I came upon a series of brick houses that all look alike. They are around Stebner Road and seem to be built in the 30s or 40s. They all seem to be on an acre or so of land and look identical. It seems that since they appear to be built in the 30s or 40s, they would have been out in the country when they were new. Was this an old housing development, kit houses or anything interesting or just a developer with one design?