Author: Zach Richie

Northlanders Share their Cuba Experiences

In wake of President Obama's recent visit to Cuba, Northlanders share their stories of recent visits to Cuba.

Several Northlanders have celebrated President Obama’s recent visit to Cuba. They call these times exciting and a step forward for the island country.

Last Fish Fry of the Season

St. Benedict's Hosts their last fish fry for the season of Lent.

The season of Lent is wrapping up and many of those Friday night fish fries have come to their last supper.Members of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church and the community have come together the last three weeks for faith, fish, and a whole lot of fellowship.

I-35 Tunnels Reopen

Tunnels reopen after they closed earlier due to flooding

I-35 tunnels have reopened in Duluth after being closed. The interstate had been closed between Lake Avenue and 26th Avenue East.

UMD Clean Snowmobile Team

Team comes home with an award for their engine design.

Having good clean fun is the mission for some UMD civil engineering students. Members of the Clean Snowmobile Challenge team just got back from Michigan after a week’s worth of competitions in Michigan.

Fighting the Heroin Epidemic

Law enforcement looks for public's help in dealing with the heroin issue.

Law enforcement officials have called heroin an epidemic affecting nearly every Minnesota community. Seven heroin-related deaths over just the last few weeks have caused police and other agencies to ask for the public’s help in dealing with the problem.

Math Knight

Students celebrate national pi day with medieval fun

In honor of March 14th being National Pi day, students at Duluth Edison Charter Schools got in on their slice of the action.

Eat Downtown Week

Greater Downtown Council promotes downtown restaurants this week.

Now in its seventh year, Eat Downtown Week promoted by the Greater Downtown Council in Duluth gives many a chance to chow down on something new without breaking the bank..

Max Gets a New Home

Cougar moves permanently to Wildcat Sanctuary as the zoo upgrades its facilities.

As the Lake Superior Zoo continues to upgrade its facilities, it waved a goodbye paw to a familiar face. The zoo is still finalizing plans on a $15 million renovation, but those new ideas won’t include an old cat.

What’s Left-Lives Touched by Suicide

Art exhibit features the works of those who have been affected by suicide.

The American Indian Community Housing Organization hosted What’s Left-Lives Touched by Suicide. The traveling art exhibit features forty-one regional artists, all whose lives have been touched by suicide.

Robotics Regional Day Two

Teams from around the world compete head to head with their robots.

Day two of the Northern Lights and Lake Superior Regional Robotics Competition is in full gear. High school teams from around the world have come to see if their bot has what it takes.

Robots Take Over the DECC

Teams from around the world come to Duluth with their robots for competition.

Robots have taken over the DECC, but not the world just yet. They’re here for the Northern Lighs and Lake Superior Regional Robotics competition.

More Housing Coming to Duluth

State grant helps get $13 million project started.

Officials have named housing as one of the biggest challenges facing Duluth. To address the problem, the city unveiled a future development with 72 housing units.