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Christa Lawler covers Duluth and surrounding areas for the Star Tribune. Sign up to receive the new North Report newsletter.

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.


Search continues for Peter Martin, missing from Fond du Lac reservation since March 8

More than $10,000 has been raised for a reward fund.


Former Duluth ski coach indicted on federal child pornography charges

John David Degelau allegedly had images on his cell phone and an external hard drive.


U.S. Attorney's Office adds Duluth office in time for indictment of 8 alleged drug traffickers

According to an indictment, the Chicago-based traffickers had been distributing meth and fentanyl.


First saltie of the season cruises under Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge

The Barbro is picking up a load of wheat, then heading off to Algeria.


Kathy Cargill's Cheerios statement leads to donations for Duluth nonprofits

The Cheerio Challenge asked residents to donate cereal or money to groups with food shelves or meal programs.


Northern Minnesota city lands in contempt of court over bids for city garage

Proctor said the lowest bidder to build a garage wasn't a 'responsible' bidder and awarded the project to a competitor.


Duluth Art Institute, pushed out of the historic Depot, finds a new home

Exhibitions will move to the fourth floor of the U.S. Bank building.


Warrant: Stolen ruby slippers were buried in suspect's backyard for seven years

A woman says she saw the slippers, one of many things stolen by a criminal ring of which she says she and Jerry Hal Saliterman were members.


Expedition is planned to find wreckage of Wisconsin WWII ace pilot's famous plane

The P-38, nicknamed Marge, crashed without pilot Richard Bong in March 1944.


Transportation officials will take vessel collisions into consideration in designing new Blatnik Bridge

MnDOT officials say they are mindful of disasters like the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore.