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.

Uptick in St. Louis County virus cases is tied to one facility

Local health officials warned the coronavirus is also spreading through community transmission.

Minnesota child-care providers struggling to stay open during pandemic

The state is currently encouraging licensed providers to apply online for grants from Child Care Aware of Minnesota, the nonprofit administering the $30 million approved by the Legislature as part of a larger aid package.

St. Louis County buying hotel rooms to shelter homeless

– St. Louis County is preparing to spend $450,000 to $500,000 on hotel rooms for homeless people who need to quarantine because of…

Duluth becomes bald eagle hub during spring migration

North Shore city is becoming a main terminal for migrating eagles, other raptors.

Eric Erkkila jumps into St. Louis County Board race

He is the fourth candidate vying for the seat in the West Duluth district.

Free land, loan guarantees, trust fund: Duluth explores ways to tackle housing shortage

A study conducted last year estimated Duluth will need an additional 3,800 affordable units over the next decade.

Grandma's Marathon canceled due to COVID-19

Race organizers ruled out the idea of postponing the races due to the enormous challenge of planning and preparing for the event.

35 Duluth restaurants still serving takeout or delivery

Coronavirus has flipped the service industry on its head, but here are some local spots still operating.

Costco pulls out of plans to build in Duluth

The retailer's site selector said project bids in the city "far exceeded" those elsewhere in the Midwest.

Q&A: Meet Duluth's new school superintendent pick

John Magas, currently an associate superintendent in Green Bay, wants to hone in on "opportunity gaps."