Democratic Sen. Al Franken and his Republican challenger Mike McFadden spent their first debate clashing over how to address problems in President Barack Obama’s health care law and mining on Minnesota’s Iron Range.
The largest freighter on the Great Lakes was stuck for about three hours after it ran aground near Bayfront Park in Duluth.
The Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth has received a $1 million donation that will be used to kick off a $4.2 million renovation project. Chancellor Lendley Black announced the gift Thursday at the museum on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus.
A 37-year-old Duluth man is accused of fatally stabbing his mother earlier this week.
Police are holding a man in the stabbing death of a 71-year-old Duluth woman. Officers were called to a Duluth home early Tuesday and were met at the door by a man who said they should arrest him. Police entered and found a woman dead from stab wounds. The victim is identified as Mary Margaret Mosqueda.
With cameras and binoculars in hand, bird lovers are starting to flock to Hawk Ridge, a scenic overlook on the edge of Duluth.
Sen. Al Franken’s TV ad skillfully weaves the campaign’s own video and real TV news broadcasts, adding a narrator’s voice that sounds like a newsreader and morphs into actual TV anchors.
It’s the kind of air plane ride that’s not for the faint of heart. The U.S Navy Blue Angels gave me a once in a life time ride in an F-18 Hornet, and it was an unforgettable experience.
After being grounded last year because of the government’s sequestration, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels have returned to Minnesota. They will be flying this weekend as one of the most popular performers in the Duluth Air Show.
A new survey ranking the most livable cities in the country placed Duluth, Minnesota at the very top of the list. Outdoor Magazine unveiled the results of its “Best Town Ever” contest and argued that no amount of Minnesota cold can keep the people of Duluth indoors.
A 38-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly shooting a man, who first told authorities his wound was self-inflicted. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says they received report of the shooting on Tuesday at about 6:05 p.m. at 23285 Farm To Market Road in Sturgeon Lake.
The fire that damaged a historic house on one of Duluth’s busiest streets has been ruled arson. Damage to the red sandstone Traphagen House is estimated at over $150,000. It was built in the 1890s and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided against opening more of Minnesota’s scientific and natural areas to hunting and trapping. The agency announced Tuesday that it won’t loosen hunting restrictions in 10 of the 159 areas, which are known as SNAs. The areas are protected because they contain rare native plants and undisturbed shorelines.
Authorities are investigating after a historic Duluth landmark was damaged by a fire. Crews were called to the Oliver G. Traphagen House early Monday to find two stories of the mansion on fire.
Duluth police say a 6-year-old boy was killed when he was struck by a van while crossing a street on his bicycle. A police news release says it happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday.