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Jana Hollingsworth is a reporter covering a range of topics in Duluth and northeastern Minnesota for the Star Tribune. Sign up to receive the new North Report newsletter.

Jana Hollingsworth spent more than a dozen years covering education and Native American issues for the Duluth News Tribune. She began her journalism career with the University of St. Thomas campus newspaper, the Aquin, and has also worked for the Superior Daily Telegram. She grew up in Proctor, Minn., and lives in Duluth with her husband and daughter.


Duluth considers one-way loop for deadly section of Skyline Parkway

Two traffic-related deaths this winter prompted a study of the famous roadway.


Minnesota school board bars tribal drum group from graduation performance

The Hinckley-Finlayson school board said its participation may violate the U.S. Constitution.


Duluth schools' $52M levy fails for second time

"We have some difficult decisions ahead," Superintendent John Magas said.


New high-end Duluth development poised to change low-key neighborhood

RiverWest Duluth is a mix of housing and retail with a hotel next to the St. Louis River and at the base of Spirit Mountain.


Itasca County paints over jail's Ten Commandments

The commandments and other religious quotes found inside the jail divided many in the northeastern Minnesota county.


Duluth electric utility owner Allete to go private after $6.2 billion sale

A Canadian pension board and an investment fund partnered to buy the company, which will keep its headquarters in Minnesota.


Black nonprofit sees investments in Duluth's Central Hillside as 'catalyst'

A major 'transformational' grant awarded by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation is its largest to date.


Thou shalt not blend church and state, new Minnesota jail is told

Residents on tours who discovered religious quotes lining cellblock walls of the Grand Rapids facility allege First Amendment violation.


Duluth Homegrown Music Festival kicks off without mayor for first time in two decades

New Duluth Mayor Roger Reinert declined to participate, organizers said.


Federal funds to help restore Lake Superior sandbar

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will partner with a University of Wisconsin research reserve to preserve the western end of popular Wisconsin Point.