Peter Passi covers city government for the Duluth News Tribune. He joined the paper in April 2000, initially as a business reporter but has worked a number of beats through the years. Passi is a graduate of the Blake Schools and Carleton College, class of 1989. He has worked for a number newspapers, including the Mankato Free Press, the Faribault Daily News, the Marshall Independent and the Spencer, Iowa, Daily Reporter. In his spare time, Passi enjoys gardening, canoeing, cross-country skiing, cooking and biking.