Author Archives: Tony Dierckins

Zenith City’s publisher Tony Dierckins has written or co-written over two dozen books, from the ridiculous Duct Tape books and calendars to regional histories such as Lost Duluth and Crossing Canal, a history of Duluth's Aerial Bridge. He has been twice nominated for the Minnesota Book Award and is the 2012 recipient of the Duluth Depot Foundation’s “Historic Preservation and Interpretation Award.” Historic Glensheen is his most recent book.

The Many Dukes of Duluth

The Many Dukes of Duluth

From actors to ambassadors, and of course baseball players, Duluth has had many "Dukes"

Policing the Parks

Policing the Parks

For nearly 40 years, special police patrolled—and maintained—Duluth's parks