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Joe Bowen

Joe Bowen

Joe Bowen is an award-winning reporter at the Duluth News Tribune. He covers schools and education across the Northland.

He's previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, the Bemidji Pioneer in northwestern Minnesota, Sun Newspapers in suburban Minneapolis, and the Perham Focus in a different part of northwestern Minnesota. Joe grew up in south Minneapolis and graduated in 2009 from the College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University with a degree in English and Philosophy.

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School leaders offered condolences and reassurance.
Staff are accepting nominations for the school's interim head through June 3.
Police claim a man with a gun approached a DoorDash driver on Monday night and demanded the driver's wallet and keys.
Teens host weekly “Anchor Down” on Hibbing Public Access Television.
Sam Schlater went back to college in his 30s, juggling parenthood, classes and a part-time job on his way to a bachelor’s degree
Piper Barcus is set to earn an associate degree Monday, about two weeks before she crosses the stage at her high school graduation.
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