Duluth’s popular Canal Park area was busy ahead of Grandma’s Marathon on June 19, 2021. The city’s nonprofit tourism bureau will continue provid

Visit Duluth signs on for reduced marketing role with city

Officials proposing a record $13.3M in tourism tax payouts next year.
Nearly 900 residential lots surrounding Island Lake, pictured here on Monday, as well as Fish Lake and Whiteface Reservoir will be sold to leaseholder

Minnesota Power selling leased lots to reservoir residents north of Duluth

October 18
Nearly 900 residents will be asked to buy the land they now lease north of Duluth.
Provided by Duluth Fire Department  A fire burns underneath Interstate 35 in Duluth Monday night.

Fire destroys Duluth homeless encampment

October 19
No injuries were reported.
After GOP gains in northern Minnesota in recent elections, the state DFL opened a new outreach office in Ely, Minn.

Brooks: In the red spaces on the election map, the DFL makes its pitch

October 16
The 11 offices outside the Twin Cities are places to organize volunteers, hold meetings and distribute yard signs ahead of next year's midterm elections.
While working near Clearbrook, Minn., Enbridge dug too deeply into the ground and pierced an artesian aquifer. This image is from the site on Sept. 28

Enbridge fails to meet aquifer cleanup deadline

October 16
An aquifer near Clearbrook, Minn., was ruptured during construction of the Line 3 pipeline. The DNR is investigating two other sites where the company may have caused additional groundwater damage.
A Canal Park Brewery offering is pictured along the shores of Lake Superior.

What to drink this weekend at Twin Ports breweries

We are launching a weekly feature to tell you about what's new at the many breweries and cideries in the Twin Ports.
Raj Karim

Raj Karim, professor and scientist who inspired students at University of Minnesota Duluth, dies at 83

October 16
"His passion really was working with students," a colleague said.

A new Catholic high school to open in Duluth

October 14
Stella Maris Academy added 50 new students to its classrooms this year.

Ex-Proctor football coach says he's a 'scapegoat' as investigation continues

October 13
Derek Parendo, who resigned this week, said he's been the target of death threats in the wake of the investigation and slanderous taunts by students.