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.


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.


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.


Duluth groups launch program to provide boost to local restaurants

Businesses and individuals can purchase $20 vouchers through the Strong Northland initiative.


BWCA, Voyageurs to open for overnight campers; state park campgrounds remain closed

Just ahead of the holiday weekend that often feels like the start of summer for lovers of Minnesota's outdoors, the state's two premier camping destinations are allowing overnight visitors.


Duluth police officer hangs on for dear life as assailant attempts to steal his squad car

The officer dove into the accelerating vehicle and escaped serious injury.


Not canceling summer yet: Duluth parks, beaches to remain open, but upkeep will suffer

"This year, those summer parks experiences are more important to the community's well-being than ever before."


St. Louis County facing $15M-20M revenue shortfall, provides temporary property tax relief

The county has implemented a hiring freeze that leaves 65 positions empty.


Small-business owners say Wis. reopening order is a lifeline

On Monday Gov. Tony Evers allowed nearly all retail stores to reopen to five customers at a time as the state eases off restrictions meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus.