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.


Moose Lake rallies to keep prison program in town

Officials said a $14 million budget shortfall is forcing cuts.


St. Louis County divides up $24.5M in COVID-19 aid

The County Board voted Tuesday to send $6 million of the relief money to small businesses.


BLM sign repeatedly vandalized at Gunflint Trail lodge

Sign moved, hit by truck, but resort owner says most feedback is positive.


Duluth school board approves hybrid plan for fall

The plan is different from the one Superintendent John Magas had presented Tuesday calling for a full-time return at the elementary level.


New cocktail lounge brings retro feel and frozen drinks to West Duluth

The Jade Fountain is opening Friday with hopes of becoming a neighborhood staple.


St. Louis County shows fastest Minnesota virus case growth

There's still at least a month left of peak tourism season for northeastern Minnesota, and fall colors draw large crowds to the North Shore through October.


Duluth considers hybrid learning for secondary students, in-person classes for elementary schools

Officials urged a more cautious plan following uptick in local COVID-19 cases.


Duluth Denfeld finds its way through new fall sports landscape

Athletes at Duluth Denfeld want to play — if they can.


Iron Range school district strikes deal to end property dispute with charter school

A judge chastised both parties, writing he "sincerely hopes the swords are sheathed."


Iron Range cold case cracked with genealogy databases; Chisholm man charged with murder

A suspect was arrested Wednesday after investigators used genetic genealogy to find a DNA match to evidence collected from the crime scene.