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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Sen. Tina Smith met with retired Teamsters on Saturday, Jan. 6, to talk about a proposed solution to the problems facing their pensions. The Teamsters she met with are part of Central States Pension Fund, which is on its way to being insolvent as it pays out $3.46 for every dollar it takes in. There are 21,000 members in Minnesota affected by this, with 3,624 of them in the Eighth District, according to Sherman Liimatainen, vice president of National United Committee to Protect Pensions.
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Tina Smith made her first public appearance in Minnesota as a senator Friday in Duluth, meeting with community members and leaders and outlining a priority of advocating for economic opportunity for all.
Authorities shot and killed a black bear near Isabella on Tuesday afternoon after the bear apparently injured two people in two different incidents earlier in the day. The incidents happened near McDougal Lake off State Highway 1. It’s not clear why the bear was out of hibernation and aggressive.
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - A Two Harbors parent spoke out at a Lake Superior School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12, regarding concerns over a movie played in class.
TWO HARBORS, Minn. — A Lake County District Court jury has awarded Rohl Networks LP more than $2 million in the company's lawsuit against Lake County regarding work done on Lake Connections, the county's broadband network. Jurors ruled in favor of Rohl Networks LP on Friday, Nov. 3, after five days of testimony and presentation of evidence.
TACONITE HARBOR, Minn. — Minnesota Highway 61 reopened to traffic at Taconite Harbor at about noon Friday, Sept. 1, after an all-night effort to remove a railroad overpass that was struck and damaged by an oversized truck the previous day. Safety concerns about the damaged bridge — and then the fast-moving operation to remove the span — closed the highway and forced North Shore traffic onto a 27-mile, mostly gravel detour route just before the start of the busy Labor Day weekend.
A fire destroyed the restaurant portion of the Dixie Bar, Grill and Bottle Shop north of Two Harbors early Monday morning, and caused damage to the rest of the structure.