Team leader | Duluth/Superior Region

Karen Lundegaard is the team leader for Duluth/Superior.

Before joining the Star Tribune, Lundegaard was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal in Detroit and Atlanta. She started her career with American City Business Journals papers in Cincinnati and then Washington DC. She holds a masters in journalism from Northwestern University and is a graduate of Macalester College. She lives in south Minneapolis with her husband, two sons and a mutt named Dart. After succeeding last year in her quest to see a Roger Federer match, she is now plotting to see Serena Williams play.


Is Minnesota actually more German than Scandinavian?

A reader wants to know: Why do Scandinavians get all the attention when there are more Minnesotans of German descent?


CSA members and fresh-food fans, join our 'Out of the Box' Facebook group

Ever at a loss for what to do with all the kohlrabi in your CSA box? Ever go crazy snapping up food at the farmers market and then wonder, now what? This group is for you.


Readers reveal their most memorable State Fair moments

While some folks were enjoying the rides and mini doughnuts, others were getting engaged, playing pranks or even going into labor.


The State Fair quiz: How Minnesotan are you?

The Minnesota Great Get-Together starts Thursday; so it's a good time to check your State Fair IQ.


Two dogs, three adults, one state park add up to 100 ticks in less than 24 hours

"We could see them everywhere."


Commuters rail against downtown Minneapolis traffic jams

[View the story "Minneapolis gridlock frustrations" on Storify]


What you need to know about Castile's death and case against Yanez

[View the story "What you need to know about Philando Castile's death and the case against police officer Jeronimo Yanez" on Storify]


Importance of vacation becomes clear when a child's schedule prohibits one

For families with children committed to sports or the arts, the prospects of a long stretch with no spring skiing or spring break trip can be hard to take.


In Pequot Lakes, Clamshell Beach for group vacations

Our friends arrived before we did, so the beer was cold. They’d brought burgers and brats for dinner and requested from the resort that a…


Taking a "hawk walk" in Ireland

During a "hawk walk" at a country castle, visitors learn the ancient art of falconry.