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Before joining the Star Tribune in 2022, Christa Lawler was a sports reporter-turned-arts and entertainment reporter at the Duluth News Tribune. She started at the Rochester Post-Bulletin, her hometown newspaper, after graduating from the University of St. Thomas. She has lived in Duluth since 2000 and likes trail running, yoga, paddle boarding and reading.

Duluth City Attorney's Office will prosecute men in Rustic Bar assault case

Two men have been charged with fifth-degree assault.

In Bemidji, hundreds of volunteers combed 150 acres for any sign of Nevaeh Kingbird

It's been nearly two years since the then-15-year-old disappeared into a cold night.

Keewatin man dies in early morning crash on Iron Range

Kevin John Jurek was dead at the scene.

After 'lifeline,' thousands of Duluth area youth hockey players will soon need ice

A new sports-oriented task force might lead the way to new or improved athletic facilities built with an already-approved half-percent tourism tax.

Paul Bunyan State Forest grows by 4 square miles after land donation

The gift from Trust for Public Land includes 'rolling hills of forest, lakes, ponds, and wetlands.'

Duluth East coach with 'signs of impairment' asked to leave school grounds, suspended

Joseph Hietala, head football coach for more than 20 years at the high school, is on paid administrative leave.

Duluth roads reopen after weekend flooding as rain continues

It's been the wettest three-day period since historic 2012 flood.

St. Louis County said no to glamping sites on Lake Vermilion; she's doing it anyway

Christine Wyrobek said her campsites fall securely within the county ordinance allowing short-term rentals for fewer than 180 days on residential property — which also allows for VRBO and Airbnb rentals.

Bar assault that left Black woman bloodied, injured under investigation

In a Facebook post, the woman said she was beaten up by two white men last week.

Duluth Police Department's top priority after racial bias audit: Honing pedestrian stops

The 90-page Racial Bias Audit has had three public presentations; now the department is set to implement fixes.