Cory Kolodji, 65 of Hibbing, at the end of his hike of the Appalachian Trail.

What's a 65-year-old retiree to do? Hike the Appalachian Trail

Cory Kolodji grew up in Baltimore, it had been his dream to hike the trail that covers 2,194 miles and traverses 14 states. But then things got in the way.
Derek Malevich was sentenced for 40 years in prison for the death of his former girlfriend.

Virginia man sentenced in the death of former girlfriend

Derek Edward Malevich gets 40 years for stabbing Kristen Bicking.
Ice teams from four Lake of the Woods fishing resorts in the Wheelers Point area now stand united as a result of the $20 million buyout.
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New owners make cold-blooded investment in ice fishing on Lake of the Woods

November 26
A pair of private investors is betting a cool $20 million after buying four distinct resorts on Wheelers Point.
Glensheen mansion’s holiday tour is among its most popular draws. Visitors to Duluth make up about 90% of the people who tour the mansion.

After strong late summer and fall tourism, 'Christmas City' lures people back to Duluth

November 24
Bentleyville, Glensheen and the Winter Village are expected to draw well this holiday season.
This Lincoln Park neighborhood fourplex in Duluth is under renovation. The owner was given a $600,000 Housing Trust Fund loan from the city to help th

Duluth tackles housing crisis with trust fund

November 21
The $16 million fund is intended to catalyze housing growth with low-interest loans.
Churchill Elementary fourth-grader Ryleigh Shoberg taught her math group the steps to a problem last week in Cloquet. The school was named a national

Northern Minnesota elementary school named a national Blue Ribbon winner

November 19
Cloquet's Churchill Elementary School was among eight in Minnesota lauded for student success.
Duluth Public Schools Superintendent John Magas spoke to members of the media Friday as demolition work of the former Central High School went on behi

Demolition of Duluth's Central High School 'a bittersweet day'

November 18
Central has been closed since 2011, and its prime hilltop property is expected to hold a new housing development.

Cliffs CEO: Hibbing Taconite will close without Mesabi mineral rights

November 17
Cleveland-Cliffs, the major Iron Range player, needs the minerals to extend the life of the plant, Lourenco Goncalves said at a Chamber of Commerce event.

Superior diocese publishes list of credibly accused clergy

November 23
The Catholic Diocese of Superior published names late Tuesday of almost two dozen clergy that it says have had credible claims of sexually abusing minors made against them.

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