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.


500 city employees must take unpaid days off as Duluth faces budget shortfall

Wage and salary steps also frozen through 2021.


Duluth restaurants are largely open for business, filling patios, sidewalks

Salons, operating at 25% capacity, have also reopened.


Duluth protests over George Floyd's death called unprecedented

Police Chief Mike Tusken said in his 28 years on the force, he's never seen civil disobedience like what Duluth saw on Saturday in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.


Protests over George Floyd's death spread to Duluth

Amid anger and tension, a Duluth police officer read the names of people of color killed by police.


Duluth City Council approves $10 million Lakewalk funding despite budget woes

The city plans to use a property tax levy increase of less than 1% to help cover its portion.


After hours of debate, St. Louis County Board delays decision on refugee issue

Vote allows board to avoid roll call on contentious issue of Trump order.


Duluth launches contest to help make kids more comfortable with masks

The city is hosting a coloring contest, and winning designs will be printed on real masks.


Outdoor dining on Lake Superior? Duluth restaurants say new rules a tough sell

Locals living close to Lake Superior are wary of dependence on Mother Nature's mercy.


College of St. Scholastica to open campus for fall semester

Classes will start Sept. 8.


Costco reconsidering same Duluth site for a new store

The membership-only retailer abandoned plans for a project at the same location two months ago.