It was Easter Sunday when a family in Duluth lost everything they had in a fire. Now the Duluth Police Department is helping that family out. On Saturday, officers with the Duluth Police Department took the two children, 5-year-old Aurora and 3-year-old Kayden, on a trip to Walmart.
Conservationists say two piping plovers have been spotted in Duluth, and they are hoping that means the endangered bird will decide to nest in the area.
A Minnesota woman who says she was sexually abused by a priest in the 1960s has filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Duluth. In the lawsuit, Quin Buchtel accuses the Rev. Charles Gormly of abusing her while he was at St. Francis of Assisi in Brainerd. She says it took place from about 1960 to 1961, and that she was 12 to 13 years old at the time. Gormly died in 1968.
The Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”
Firefighters in Duluth rescued a woman from her burning apartment.
Authorities say heavy fire broke out on the second and third levels of the three-story buildin Thursday afternoon. Firefighters found a woman whose exit was blocked by falling burning debris. They were able to help the woman out of the building. She was treated at the scene by paramedics.
Authorities are investigating after a 27-year-old Duluth man fell ill and died while hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Monday.
A retiring Duluth police lieutenant will return belongings of a teen murdered 34 years ago to her family as one of his last duties on the job.
ALLETE Clean Energy is buying a wind generation facility near in southwestern Minnesota for $47.5 million.
Duluth police say a city bus driver suffered a medical emergency before crashing into another bus, killing a passenger. The crash happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Duluth. According to police, an eastbound bus struck a stoplight and then collided with another bus coming in the opposite direction.
A Duluth transit official says one person has died and others were injured in a crash between two city buses. Duluth Transit Authority administrator Jim Heilig says the crash happened about 5 a.m. Tuesday downtown.
A 69-year-old Minnesota man accused of running an illegal bookmaking operation for about a dozen clients in North Dakota must pay back $250,000 and serve an additional four months in prison on top of the nearly six years he is serving on a separate case.
Rochester would get a reprieve under a House Republican’s bill to cut state payments to Minnesota’s largest cities. GOP lawmakers have long taken issue with big local government aid to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester.
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Police in Duluth are asking for the public’s help in locating two young children who they say were taken by their mother against a court order.
A 31-year-old Grand Rapids man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed a family member several times early Wednesday morning. Grand Rapids Police were called to a home in the northwest area of the city at about 1:47 a.m. on a report that a family argument turned into a knife attack.
More than a dozen people are facing behind bars after a two-day prostitution sting by police at a Duluth area motel late this week. Fourteen men face charges for soliciting prostitution, one of whom faces additional charges for sex trafficking and selling methamphetamine. A woman was also taken into custody for offering prostitution services.
A Pinewood woman is hospitalized after leading authorities on a high-speed chase down Highway 37 in Hibbing Saturday morning.
On Thursday, an 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists will ask a federal appeals court in Ohio to overturn convictions for sabotage and destruction of government property.
Spring break doesn’t have to be sun and sand. Minnesota offers one of the more unique getaways for those free days.
A little boy is recovering after falling more than 20 feet off the chairlift at Spirit Mountain. Cameron Jones was at the Duluth ski hill with other homeschool students on Friday when he fell.
Authorities are investigating after a vehicle crashed into the side of a library in downtown Duluth. According to police, the vehicle rolled through an intersection Tuesday afternoon and crashed into the Duluth Public Library. Two 20-year-old women inside the vehicle weren’t injured in the crash, but police say they were taken to a hospital for treatment of apparent drug overdoses.
WCCO investigates how a gun once in police custody was used to hurt two officers. The shooting happened last month at New Hope City Hall, and the man responsible wasn’t even allowed to own guns.
Democratic state senators are pressing for more answers on why the coach of Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team is being let go.
Spirit Mountain in Duluth will host a new snowmobile endurance racing event next month, Red Bull Snow Boundaries. It’s open to pro and amateur racers alike with more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.