Reporter | Duluth/Superior

Jana Hollingsworth writes about the Duluth/Superior region. She joined the Star Tribune in 2021. Sign up to receive the new North Report newsletter.


'Let's start the party': Hopes high for Grandma's Marathon to kick off Duluth summer tourism

Businesses are expecting a typical Grandma's Marathon weekend after the pandemic forced the race to be run virtually last June.


Longtime youth treatment facility in Duluth to close

The Hills Youth and Family Services hopes to continue day treatment.


Duluth reopens Lakewalk in Canal Park, and it's megastorm-ready

Braced by boulders, it's built to weather megastorms.


Greater Minnesota colleges look to attract students after enrollment drop amid pandemic

Free applications, no testing requirement and new scholarships are expected to help bring back students.


Manslaughter charge upgraded to murder in Hibbing death

A DNA match led investigators to the suspect in the 2017 case.


Ham Lake man killed in crash north of Cloquet

Authorities said alcohol appears to be a contributing factor.


Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth welcomes a baby monkey

The black-crested mangabeys are among only 28 in the United States.


The century commemoration of Duluth lynching victims was postponed; now 101 is planned

Keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson founded human rights organization Equal Justice Initiative.


Duluth Entertainment Convention Center leadership considers a new waterfront promenade

Nearly 40 events are scheduled for Duluth's Bayfront Park this summer.


Longtime Duluth East hockey coach: 'Parental pressure' led him to quit

Mike Randolph, who resigned this week amid a Duluth school district investigation, said "without administrative support, it's a losing battle" to be a coach.