Reporter | Duluth/Superior Region

Katie Galioto is a reporter covering the Duluth/Superior region for the Star Tribune. Sign up to receive the new North Report newsletter.

Galioto was born and raised in the Twin Cities' southwest suburbs. She was an intern at the Star Tribune in 2018 after she graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science. She reported as an intern for the Chicago Tribune and POLITICO before returning to her hometown paper full-time. She enjoys traveling, good music, good restaurants and her good dog, Tucker.


Despite spotlight, Iron Range town still waiting for economic spark

Presidential candidates thrust the Iron Range into the national spotlight this election cycle, claiming credit for its recent successes and blaming others for its struggles. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to hold a rally Monday in Hibbing.


How many WPA projects were built in Minn. as part of FDR's New Deal?

It's easy to stumble across the fruits of the agency's work, however — just look for the telltale bronze plaques.


Massive Minnesota drug bust includes 35 arrests from Rochester to Iron Range

The trafficking group was tied to the Chicago-based Black P-Stone Gang.


Convention centers continue taking financial hits from pandemic

Those in charge are starting to wonder what the future looks like for the car shows, concerts and hockey games they rely on financially.


Developer seeks to turn Duluth's Historic Old Central High School into apartments

A St. Louis Park developer's plans would transform the building into 120 to 140 housing units for a mix of market-rate and income-restricted renters.


St. Paul, Duluth mayors lead widespread Biden endorsement from elected officials

The two were among 61 Minnesota elected officials supporting the Democratic presidential candidate.


Duluth foots $115k bill from presidential campaign stops

Since July, the city has seen five candidate visits.


Deputy shoots, kills suspect on I-35 after Grand Casino Hinckley incident, pursuit

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.


Minnesota man charged with assault of WCCO journalist near Trump rally in Duluth

The 70-year-old man was also charged with disorderly conduct.


Duluth school board nearing sale of Historic Old Central High School

The downtown property houses the district's administration and some academic programs.