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Duluth closes non-essential city offices

Posted at 10:49 AM on February 29, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Weather

Duluth city offices and facilities will close immediately due to the deteriorating conditions from the blizzard, officials announced.

"Essential services" remain operating.

The Duluth Zoo is also closed and skating at the Heritage Center and Bayfront Park are canceled today, the city said.

Officials expect city offices will resume regular business tomorrow.

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Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.