Author: Zach Richie

Parents Of Man Found Dead Talk Stigma Of Mental Illness

Death Of Zakayo Magomolla, 24, Believed Accidental

New details emerged Monday about the man who was found dead in the rail yard behind the Duluth Depot. Duluth police believe the death was accidental. FOX 21’s Dan Hanger talked exclusively with Zakayo Magomolla’s parents about their son and his recent and serious troubles with mental illness – an illness they ultimately believe took his life.

UMD Students Fear Cuts Could Come to Campus Farm

Students have created a petition to stop potential cuts to the SAP Farm. University says no decision has been made on where cuts will be made.

The SAP Farm is a hands-on learning experience for UMD students. The farm produces nearly 30,000 pounds of food for Dining Services. Students feel potential cuts could come to the farm.

First-Time Voters React to Debate

Many students will vote in their first election this November. Some hope the candidates clarify their stances on the issues.

First-time voters attended debate viewing parties throughout the Northland. Many said they were decided on which candidate they were voting for. However, some wanted the candidates to clarify their stances on the issues.

Imagine Duluth Celebrates Kickoff

The plan will help guide the city towards future goals.

The Imagine Duluth comprehensive plan kicked off at Denfeld High School. The plan serves as a guide for the city as they look at current and future needs of the community.

Moose Lake Hosts Opioid and Heroin Abuse Forum

Forum informs the community on how they can prevent the growing drug problem from spreading.

Community members in Moose Lake attended a opioid and heroin abuse forum to learn ways on how to prevent the growing problem in their community. Several agencies worked together to spread awareness on the issue.

Living History Walk Final Dress Rehearsal

Living History Walk will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Superior Saturday, September 17th.

The actors and actresses for the Living History Walk in Superior held their final dress rehearsal. The walk happens at the Greenwood Cemetery on September 17th from 2-5 p.m.

Visitors from Hawaii Help Ojibwe School

Immersion language schools help each other grow and learn.

The Waadookodaading School outside of Hayward is an immersion school that celebrates the culture and language of the Ojibwe people.  A similar school in Hawaii has seen much success and shared some of their thoughts and ideas with the Waadookodaading School through a visit this week.

Special Use Permits Approved for Kenwood Village

The use permits allow a Crooked Pint Ale House, Little Caesar's Pizza, and Caribou Coffee to occupy the space.

Planning commission in Duluth approves the special use permits for a Crooked Pint Ale House, a Little Caesar’s Pizza, and a Caribou Coffee with an Einstein Brothers Bagels at the Kenwood Village property.