Duluth Reporter | Duluth/Superior

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.

Minnesota briefs: Southern Minnesota town unveils grain bin rescue response trailer

Plus: Jim Brandenburg earns award from National Geographic; MnDOT to host meeting on upcoming Highway 10/23 project.

Skies aflame: Northern Minnesota at epicenter of explosive aurora borealis

"You couldn't take your eyes off of it."

Duluth mayor lays out vision of 'persistence' in annual address

Emily Larson, who is campaigning for her third term, said she's taken on "generational" issues.

Duluth school district adopts gender inclusion policy

By law, Minnesota schools must allow students to use facilities that align with their gender identity.

Grant to expose Duluth's Black youth to different careers

Money from the Ordean Foundation will help the Family Freedom Center build a trades and technology program at its youth center.

Minnesota briefs: New UMD report suggests larger incentives for film industry

Plus: April 1 deadline for philosophy contest entries; Twin Cities-based LGBTQ mentoring program expanding to St. Cloud.

How important was the Iron Range to winning World War II?

Many of America's WWII-era tanks, warships, guns and ammunition can be traced back to Minnesota's plentiful iron deposits.

Flood watch upgraded for much of Minnesota

The latest outlook for flooding is now "well above normal" according to the National Weather Service.

Wisconsin musher Ryan Redington wins first Iditarod

It's a lifelong dream for Redington, whose grandfather founded the 1,000-mile race.

Large section of Duluth's Miller Hill Mall roof collapsed

No one was injured in the collapse, which happened before the mall opened.