Reporter | Duluth/Superior

Raised in Fargo and educated at the University of Montana, Johnson worked at newspapers in Idaho and Washington state before heading to the Duluth News Tribune in 2016. He lives in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood with his wife and son and can often be found hiking, running, reading or doing other Duluthy things.


Doctor's articles on Parkinson's retracted

For more than 20 years, Dr. Martin C. Hinz has been an advocate and researcher in the use of nutritional products and urinalysis for people…


Duluth Council approves plan for $58M in federal aid

Affordable housing and infrastructure are the biggest line items.


Tiny 'cottage homes' with big views planned for rocky hillside in Duluth

Developer could break ground next spring on Point of Rocks Cottage Home Neighborhood.


Grand Portage Band may acquire beach near Grand Marais

MnDOT weighs returning site near Grand Marais to the Grand Portage Band.


Minnesota Power moving to rates that vary by time of day

Utility aims to persuade customers to use lower-cost power at off-peak times.


MPCA investigating Enbridge Line 3 nontoxic spill

Up to 100 gallons of a clay, water and xanthan gum were spilled into the Willow River.


Superior refinery reaches $1M settlement, will pay residents who evacuated

Proposed settlement would net $150 payments for those evacuated after the Husky refinery fire in April 2018.


'Father' of Superior Hiking Trail dies at 76

Peterson worked for the Minnesota DNR and the Superior Hiking Trail Association as the dream of a North Shore hiking trail was becoming a reality.


Duluth looking at film, TV production incentives

The Legislature passed $5 million in new tax credits for productions this year.


Lake Superior warming quickly this year — good for swimmers and algae

Nice for swimmers, but ideal for algae blooms, too