Melissa Cramton stopped to chug a free beer as she ran down London Rd during Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday morning.    ] ALEX KORMANN • alex.korm

Recovery run: Grandma's Marathon brings the crowds back to Duluth

"I think we saw the community had missed the event maybe just as much as the runners."
The pandemic caused rental vacancies to rise and rents for some units to fall in Duluth as students stayed home and more buyers entered the housing ma

Pandemic made 'unusual' Duluth rental market

June 19
Fewer college students in the area meant more options for renters
Runners took off along the start of the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon on Saturday morning.

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About 4,000 runners ran in Grandma's Marathon from Two Harbors to Duluth, with a similar number in the Garry Bjorklund half-marathon.
A runner touched his forehead to the ground after crossing the finish line in Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday morning with a time of 2:29:04.

Rotich wins Grandma's; Lindwurm of Eagan tops women's field with best finish ever for Minnesotan

June 20
No state woman had won since 1987; Milton Rotich earned his first U.S. title.
Minnesota authorities warned that there is still a high risk of wildfires as dry, windy weather continues.

Crews battling 60-acre wildfire in northeastern Minnesota

June 18
Widespread showers on Sunday expected to reduce fire danger.
Bhupesh Pattni

Bhupesh Pattni tapped to be Iron Range district judge

June 17
"In a lot of ways it's a privilege to help diversify the judiciary and the bench," Pattni said.
The closure of The Hills Youth and Family Services’ residential program will displace 34 kids and 100 employees.

Longtime youth treatment facility in Duluth to close

June 17
The Hills Youth and Family Services hopes to continue day treatment.

'Let's start the party': Hopes high for Grandma's Marathon to kick off Duluth summer tourism

June 18
Businesses are expecting a typical Grandma's Marathon weekend after the pandemic forced the race to be run virtually last June.

As Grandma's returns, so do two marathon men

June 18
Jim Nowak and John Naslund have run in all 44 races from Two Harbors to Duluth.