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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DULUTH — After seven hours and three rounds of voting, the Minnesota Republican Party endorsed Jeff Johnson as its candidate for governor Saturday, June 2, at the state convention in Duluth.
DULUTH — Three weeks before the Minnesota GOP State Convention, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he would not be attending or seeking the endorsement from the Republican party. Instead, he was going to force a primary. This left many Republicans with mixed feelings about the former governor during the convention June 1-2 in Duluth.
DULUTH — Make Minnesota Red — that was the theme of this weekend's Minnesota GOP State Convention in Duluth. "Everyone keeps saying that there is a blue wave coming across the country this year and that Minnesota will stay blue, but they couldn't be more wrong because there is a red tsunami coming for Minnesota and a tsunami is bigger than a wave," Minnesota GOP chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan told the convention crowd.
DULUTH — The Minnesota Republican Party endorsed its first female candidate for the U.S. Senate Friday night, June 1, at its state convention. Minnesota Sen. Karin Housley will run in the U.S. Senate special election for the seat that was vacated by Democrat Al Franken. Housley was born and raised in South St. Paul, but her husband’s professional hockey career took her all over North America, though she said Minnesota has always been her home.
DULUTH — More than 2,000 delegates from across Minnesota will converge on Duluth this weekend to endorse candidates for the Republican party. The Minnesota GOP State Convention kicks off Friday afternoon, June 1, at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center with U.S. Senate candidate endorsements and continues all day Saturday with endorsements for state auditor, secretary of state, attorney general and governor candidates.
DULUTH, Minn. --- Hundreds of University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldog fans gathered at Amsoil Arena Tuesday night to celebrate the men's hockey team's second national championship. Fans were able to take pictures with the 2011 and 2018 championship trophies, climb on zambonis, buy merchandise and get autographs from the players. Kelly Borough of Duluth has been a season-ticket holder with her husband for 12 years now and watched the NCAA Frozen Four championship game Saturday from Roscoe's Pioneer Bar in Duluth. She came out to the celebration to show her continued support.
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.