The cycling group COGGS (Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores) has won a semi-final round for a chance at $100,000 for mountain-biking trail construction in Duluth. Now, the group is one of three finalists nationwide for the $100,000 grant offered by Bell Helmets. Voting for in the finals round will take place from May 25 to June 5. To vote, go to voteduluth.com.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness has pledged another $50,000 from the city if COGGS wins the overall grant competition. The money would be used to build more mountain-biking trails at Spirit Mountain, according to the club.