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Nova, a 120-pound Newfoundland, is a new therapy dog at Solvay Hospice House in Duluth. Her trainer and owner, Jack Lee, is a graduate student at the College of St. Scholastica and volunteers his time with Nova at Solvay once a week. Solvay is an ongoing project of the Miller-Dwan Foundation, with care provided by Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospice.
The University of Minnesota Duluth's six senior men's hockey players - Avery Peterson, Karson Kuhlman, Jared Thomas, Blake Young, Sammy Spurrell and Nick McCormack - share their favorite Bulldogs memories and what they will miss most about playing at Amsoil Arena.
Wednesday's warm weather set records in parts of the Northland. International Falls recorded a record high of 48 degrees on Wednesday, the National Weather Service reported. That broke the previous Feb. 14 record of 43 degrees, set in 1999, and was 26 degrees above normal. Ashland set a record with a high of 48 degrees; the previous Feb. 14 record was 45 degrees, set in 1999.
The Kids Championship Power Racing Organization has begun its 2018 ice racing season on area lakes. On Saturday, Jan. 13, around 30 kids ages 4-14 braved below zero temperatures for a few laps on Pike Lake in Duluth. The races, which run through March depending on ice conditions, change locations each week. The kids race as far north as Ely and as far south as Rice Lake, Wis.
Three of the five Minnesota Duluth men's hockey players who competed in the World Junior Championship for Team USA recount their experience.
For News Tribune photographers and videographers, 2017 will go down as the “Year of the Drone.” In the spring, all five visual journalists on staff became FAA certified remote pilots. With a little practice the crew was soon flying the drone around Duluth and the Northland for various photo and video assignments.
Duluth military members currently serving overseas share holiday messages with their loved ones back home. Maj. Jodi Grayson, a single mom with the 148th Fighter Wing who is currently deployed in the United Arab Emirates, had a special message for her 11-year-old son, Tallon Kiminski .
The Minnesota Duluth men's hockey team is on the road this weekend in Omaha, Neb. We caught up with Blake Young, Billy Exell and Jared Thomas to ask them who is the best (and worst) roommate when traveling with the team.
Minnesota Duluth men's hockey players Karson Kuhlman, Avery Peterson and Parker Mackay share their pre-game rituals. And all three have something in common when prepping for a big game.
Duluth folk musician Charlie Parr plays the song "Hobo" off his newest album "Dog" after talking with News Tribune reporters during a recent recording of the Pressroom Podcast. Parr's podcast interview will be live Wednesday, Nov. 29 on iTunes or at duluthnewstribune.com