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75th Anniversary of Wade Stadium Logo Contest Winner Announced

Duluth Huskies LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Duluth Huskies Baseball Club is pleased to announce Eric Lichtenberg as the winner of the contest to design a patch to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Wade Stadium. Continue reading

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Huskies Announce Logo Contest for 75th Anniversary of Wade Stadium

Duluth Huskies LogoPRESS RELEASE – This upcoming July 16th marks the 75th anniversary of Wade Stadium! In honor of it’s birthday we’d like to invite all area graphic designers to help us celebrate! What we’re looking for is a logo design that could be used as a patch on our uniforms as well as being used on our schedule, program and t-shirts! Continue reading

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Wade Stadium Renovations Ready for Debut

Duluth Huskies LogoWhen the Duluth Huskies (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) take the field this season, it will be a new experience for both players and fans, as $2.3 million in renovations have been completed at historic Wade Stadium.  Improvements include new artificial turf and drainage system, new padding on the outfield walls, relocated lighting, and a new state-of-the-art scoreboard.  Read more and watch news report here.

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‘The Wade’ Gets New Artificial Turf

Duluth Huskies LogoArtificial turf and a new home plate have been installed at historic Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League).  The field has been designed to handle even the most extreme weather Duluth (MN) can experience.  This is just one of many upgrades eventually coming to The Wade.  Read more and watch news report hereView photo of the completed field here.

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$2.3 Million in Renovations Coming to Wade Stadium, Courtesy of State

Duluth Huskies LogoThe state bonding bill signed into law by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday provides $2.3 million in General Fund non-bonded support for renovations to Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League).  Because the Huskies’ season begins next week, improvements will have to wait until after the season.  Read more here and here.

Duluth Huskies State GF for Wade Stadium 5.20.14

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Duluth Will Take Another Run at Bonding Dollars for ‘The Wade’

Duluth Huskies LogoWith the 2014 session of the Minnesota Legislature fast approaching, Duluth (MN) will take another run at securing state bonding money for refurbishing historic Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League).  Read more here.

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‘The Wade’ Gets a Little Love in House Bonding Bill

Duluth Huskies LogoThe Minnesota House of Representatives has proposed $250,000 in bonding for the city of Duluth (MN) to design improvements for historic Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League).  The Minnesota Senate has yet to unveil its bonding proposal.  Locals are working toward a multi-million dollar renovation project.

MN House Bonding Proposal - Wade Stadium 4.17.13

 

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Mayor, Councilors Spar Over Wade Renovations

Duluth Huskies LogoAfter chunks of a wall collapsed at historic Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League), Duluth Mayor Don Ness still plans to stick with the  timeline to renovate the facility.  City Councilors Jim Stauber and Garry Krause want a more urgent response to save The Wade.  Read more hereWatch news report here.

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Wall Collapses at ‘The Wade’

Duluth Huskies LogoNice timing!  Just as the city and summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League) are making another run at the Minnesota State Legislature for $5.8 million in bonding to renovate historic Wade Stadium, the top 4 to 6 feet of the 20-foot-tall first base brick wall collapses.  The damaged section reportedly stretches 200 feet.  Read more here and hereView photo here.

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Duluth to Pursue Grant Funds to Renovate ‘The Wade’

The City of Duluth (MN) didn’t receive any bonding dollars from the state legislature this session to renovate Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League), but officials are optimistic about securing a $4 million grant award from the new $47.5-million DEED fund set up for economic development projects.  While this is possible, don’t hold your breath.  Duluth is not alone Continue reading

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Huskies, Duluth Seek State Funding for Ballpark Renovations

Last January, the Duluth (MN) City Council voted to seek $3 million from the Minnesota Legislature to renovate historic Wade Stadium, home of the  summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League).  They received nothing last year, but area lawmakers and the Huskies are gunning for $8.1 million in state bonding this year.  Read more hereView renderings and cost estimates here.

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: Three Older Ballparks, Worth a Second Look

Marc Viquez

I have been traveling to various ballparks this summer with each one giving me a different perspective. They are three older facilities that are a combined 220-years-old and are home to collegiate wood baseball leagues that could be the future of older ballparks in North America. Older ballparks can still be great places for entertainment and with proper management Continue reading

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Duluth Huskies Get New Owners

The summer collegiate Northwoods League’s Duluth (MN) Huskies are under new ownership.  At a news conference on Thursday at historic Wade Stadium, new co-owners Michael Rosenzweig and Andy Karon were introduced to fans.  A third owner has chosen to remain a silent partner.  The group bought the team from Bobby McCarthy, who owned the franchise since it was launched in 2003.  Read more here.

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Duluth Seeks $3M to Save ‘The Wade’

The Duluth (MN) City Council has unanimously approved a resolution to support pursuing $3 million in state bonding to help pay for needed repairs to historic Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Northwoods League’s Duluth Huskies.  The resolution hitches council support for this project to legislative efforts to advance a new stadium for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings.  View resolution here.  Read more here.

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