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.


Veteran Duluth judge to step down to lead community foundation

Judge Shaun Floerke hopes to attack the issues he sees in his courtroom from a new angle.


Duluth police officer charged with felonies after shooting unarmed man in apartment

Tyler Leibfried fired six shots through closed door, one hitting man inside, after believing he heard gunshots.


As veteran police officers retire across state, recruiting is a tough sell

"We are about to lose hundreds of years of experience."


Where have all the workers in Duluth gone?

Unemployment rate shrinks again, but largely as more people leave the workforce.


Live-streamed and socially distanced, Duluth traditions carry on

Bentleyville Tour of Lights can't be walked this year, but many are happy to see it on wheels.


Fire strikes downtown Duluth warehouse

Part of the roof collapsed, but officials do not believe anyone was in the building when it caught fire.


Duluth airport refused to host Pence after Trump rally flouted safety rules

After Trump event flouted safety rules, vice president had to move to Hibbing.


North Shore's balancing act: How to 'stay safe and stay open'

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise, northeastern Minnesota officials are grappling with how to promote public health without hurting the local businesses in desperate need of tourism traffic.


Northern Minnesota on defense as virus rages unabated

Community spread is rampant in Duluth and beyond.


With chief, a fourth of staff in quarantine, Duluth police switch to emergency footing

DULUTH – The police department is switching to an emergency staffing schedule after roughly a quarter of employees were forced to quarantine due to COVID-19.Duluth…