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Two Harbors Chamber to host information meeting about sales tax

The Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce will host an informational meeting for its members Wednesday, March 7, at 4 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Center. The City of Two ...
Katie Rohman

Katie Rohman is regional editor of the Eastern Observer and Western Weekly in Duluth, the Pine Journal in Cloquet, the Lake County News-Chronicle and the Superior Telegram. She joined Forum Communications Company in October 2017. Rohman previously served as managing editor of newspapers in Blair, Neb., and Niles, Mich. She also worked at newspapers in Park Rapids and Austin, Minn., and Mayville, N.D. The South Dakota native has a bachelor's degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead. 

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Home destroyed by fire northeast of Duluth

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A structure on Hegberg Road northeast of Duluth was fully engulfed by flames on Sunday morning. (Photo courtesy of Cameron Bertsch)2 / 5
A structure on Hegberg Road northeast of Duluth was fully engulfed by flames on Sunday morning. (Photo courtesy of Warren Lind)3 / 5
Firefighters douse hot spots in the remains of a building destroyed by fire in Duluth Township on Sunday morning. (Andrew Krueger / / 5
Smoke billows across Hegberg Road northeast of Duluth as fire crews work at the scene. (Andrew Krueger / / 5
A home was destroyed by a fire northeast of Duluth on Sunday morning. Fire crews battled the flames — and subzero conditions — at 1713 Hegberg Road, in Duluth Township ...

Patience pays off: More training, new strategy lead Redington to Beargrease crown

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John Beargrease champion Ryan Redington shares a moment with Archer while Rumba sniffs a snack. (Steve Kuchera / / 6
Ryan Redington nears the Jean Duluth road crossing on the John Beargrease trail shortly after 4 a.m. on Wednesday on his way to a first-place finish. (Steve Kuchera / / 6
Ryan Redington smiles and waves as his team crosses the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon finish line in first place Wednesday morning. (Steve Kuchera / / 6
2018 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon champion Ryan Redington speaks to the media after crossing the finish line near Duluth at 5 a.m. Wednesday. (Andrew Krueger / / 6
Ryan Redington crosses the finish line to win the Beargrease at 5 a.m. Wednesday near Duluth. (Andrew Krueger / / 6
Musher Ryan Redington won his first John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon title this morning, crossing the finish line near Duluth at 5 a.m. Redington, who is from Alaska and has ...

Schouweiler wins fourth consecutive Beargrease mid-distance title

Martha Schouweiler waves to the crowd as she starts the John Beargrease mid-distance race on Sunday. On Monday, she won the race for the fourth straight year. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com1 / 2
Volunteers help bring John Beargrease mid-distance racer Martha Schoweiler's team to the starting chute on Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com2 / 2
Musher Martha Schouweiler has won her fourth consecutive John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon mid-distance title. Schouweiler, of Irma, Wis., and her team crossed the finish line of the 120-mile mid-distance ...

If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, speaks at a convention in San Francisco, April 30. Copyright 2018 New York Times
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you. In a post Friday, ...

Authorities ID Two Harbors man who died in crash

A 39-year-old Two Harbors man was killed on Friday morning in a head-on collision northeast of Two Harbors. Jason Paul Wilkes died in the crash that occurred on state Highway ...

‘It could have been my life’: Bear injures two people near Isabella; victim recounts attack

Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Mike McGregor (right) and a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Sean Williams pose with the bear who attacked three men, injuring two Tuesday morning near Isabella. (Photo courtesy of Lake County Sheriff's Office)
Authorities shot and killed a black bear near Isabella on Tuesday afternoon after the bear apparently injured two people Tuesday morning. The incident was reported just before 11 a.m. near ...
Adelle Whitefoot

Adelle Whitefoot is a Michigan native who moved to Minnesota in Sept. 2014 when she started as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle. She graduated from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich., in 2012 with a bachelor's in English writing and has been a professional photographer since 2011. Whitefoot is the night general assignments reporter for the Duluth News Tribune. 

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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service1 / 2
With her family on one side and Gov. Mark Dayton on the other, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith accepts Dayton's appointment of her to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service2 / 2
ST. PAUL — Mrs. Smith is going to Washington. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will replace U.S. Sen. Al Franken once he resigns after eight sexual misconduct allegations. Smith plans ...
Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.

Two injured in crash near Lafayette Bluff Tunnel

Emergency crews work at the scene of a three-vehicle crash on Tuesday on Highway 61 northeast of Two Harbors. (Jamey Malcomb / Lake County News-Chronicle)
Two people were injured when their vehicle was struck head-on near the Lafayette Bluff Tunnel on State Highway 61 in Silver Creek Township on Tuesday morning.

Authorities ID body found near Split Rock

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body that was found washed up on the beach near Split Rock Lighthouse over the weekend. Derek Sigurd Hansen, 45, of Minnetonka, ...


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