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.


Duluth expands vacation rentals

Short-term rental permits will be available, and the full-time rental cap is set to expand.


Bigger is better, Lutsen says, but resort's plans draw pushback

A proposal to double the size of the state's largest ski resort over many years has attracted opposition by those who want the operation to keep operations off the Superior National Forest.


Calling all containers: Duluth port expands capabilities

Container shipments could prompt new imports and exports


Visit Duluth signs on for reduced marketing role with city

Officials proposing a record $13.3M in tourism tax payouts next year.


Minnesota Power selling leased lots to reservoir residents north of Duluth

Nearly 900 residents will be asked to buy the land they now lease north of Duluth.


Raj Karim, professor and scientist who inspired students at University of Minnesota Duluth, dies at 83

"His passion really was working with students," a colleague said.


Regulators say former Duluth paper mill owner must continue paying Minnesota Power

Verso sold the mill in May but must continue to make payments, the Public Utilities Commission ruled Thursday.


Minnesota border communities celebrate impending return of Canadian visitors

With nonessential travel closed off since March 2020, it will be the end of a 20-month separation.


Duluth City Council condemns legacy of Indian boarding schools

The resolution calls on Congress to set up a Truth and Healing Commission.


$6 million housing trust fund proposed in Duluth

Projects with high rates of affordability could receive forgivable loans or grants.