Minnesota

Glensheen Mansion’s Pumpkin Hunt Returns

DULUTH, Minn. – The Great Glensheen Pumpkin Hunt has returned to the popular tourist destination. Visitors taking a tour can try their luck at finding as many pumpkins as they possibly can. Tons of pumpkins are hidden within the mansion and around grounds of the estate. Many believe this family-friendly Halloween activity might be what people need during these tough…

Fundraiser Hopes to Educate About Pitbulls During Pitbull Awareness Month

One Northland Pitbull organization held a fundraiser Saturday to educate more people about the dog breed. 

DULUTH, Minn.- For this October’s Pitbull Awareness Month, one Northland Pitbull organization held a fundraiser Saturday to educate more people about the dog breed. PJ’s Rescue held a barbecue fundraiser outside of GB Schneider’s in Duluth’s Denfeld neighborhood. The group sold hot dogs and chips, as well as raffle tickets for gifts and local art, to raise money to help…

Annual Church Harvest Bazaar Brings Holiday, Halloween Goodies to Duluth’s Norton Park

Norton Park United Methodist Church's Harvest Bazaar was held outdoors this year. 

DULUTH, Minn.- On Saturday an annual Halloween and Holiday Bazaar in Duluth’s Norton Park neighborhood found a way to bring their goodies to the area during the pandemic. Norton Park United Methodist Church’s Harvest Bazaar was held outdoors this year. Fall and Scandinavian treats along with decorations for Halloween and Christmas — all homemade by church-goers — were on sale…

7-Year-Old from Virginia, MN Collects Truck-Load of Donations for Homeless at CHUM

"Because there are homeless people in the world and they had nothing, they had to dumpster dive to get food," said Grayson Zebro.

DULUTH, Minn.- With a pandemic-ravaged summer coming to an end and another cold Minnesota winter around the corner, the homeless population in Duluth is getting some help from a small but mighty source. “I’m collecting donations, for homeless people, said 7-year-old Grayson Zebro. A room fills with donations at the CHUM Shelter in downtown Duluth, gathered by the 7-year-old Iron…

President Trump Hospitalized After Testing Positive For Covid-19

Sources say no transfer of power is expected to happen.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sources are reporting President Donald Trump is feeling “feverish” and “fatigued” after being strickened with COVID-19. Friday night, Potus was flown to Walter Reed Military Hospital in Washington, where he is undergoing an experimental treatment. The president is expected to stay for a “few days” at the hospital and will continue to work from a presidental suite,…

Some Folks Find Time To Make Glass Pumpkins

Later this month Lake Superior Art Glass in Duluth will be hosting a great pumpkin hunt.

DULUTH, Minn.- As we inch closer to Halloween, Lake Superior Art Glass in Duluth is offering classes for those looking to get into the spirit of the holiday. Photojournalist Adam Jagunich gives a look at some people making glass pumpkins.   Categories: Community, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News

Update: Congressman Stauber Says COVID-19 Test Negative

DULUTH, Minn. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) reported Friday afternoon that his COVID-19 test came back negative. Earlier in the day, Stauber released a statement upon learning that the President and First Lady tested positive for COVID-19: “Before embarking to Duluth on Air Force One two days ago, I tested negative for COVID-19. After learning about the President’s diagnosis earlier…

Possible 911 Phone Outages Reported in Moose Lake

MOOSE LAKE, Minn. – Carlton County 911 Dispatch was notified by phone provider, Lumen (formally Century Link) of a possible phone outage in the Moose Lake area of Carlton County. 911 calls by landline and cell phones for the state of Minnesota are having routing errors and delays. The call provider is aware of the situation and is working to…

St. Louis County Health Officials Recommend Testing for Trump Rally Attendees

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Minn. – St. Louis County health officials say after recent news of President Trump testing positive for COVID-19 following his visit to Duluth they are strongly recommending attendees consider getting tested. “Based on the ‘six feet for 15 minutes’ assessment, the likelihood of someone in the audience catching the virus from someone on stage is fairly minimal,”…

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson Makes Statement About Trump’s Recent COVID-19 Diagnosis

DULUTH, Minn. – On Friday morning Duluth Mayor Emily Larson released a statement regarding the recent news that President Trump, and others traveling with him, have tested positive for COVID-19. Trump traveled to Minnesota on Wednesday for a fundraiser event in Minneapolis as well as a campaign stop in Duluth. Larson issues the following statement: “The news of anyone contracting…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Friday, October 2

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 101,366 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Friday morning and 10 new deaths bringing the death total to 2,059 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 2,086,963 tests have been completed to date. There are 90,492 patients who no longer require isolation. So far, 7,793 patients have required hospitalization…

Congressman Stauber Releases Statement After Trump Tests Positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) made the following statement upon learning that the President and First Lady have tested positive for COVID-19: “Before embarking to Duluth on Air Force One two days ago, I tested negative for COVID-19. After learning about the President’s diagnosis earlier this morning, I immediately contacted the House Attending Physician and I am following their strict recommendations,…

UMinn Expects to Cut 98 Athletes, Including 41 Women

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota plans to have 98 fewer athletes on its non-revenue teams next school year. According to data obtained by the Star Tribune, the athletics department is trimming 41 female players from women’s athletics in addition to the 57 men cut by the elimination of men’s track and field, tennis, and gymnastics. Besides eliminating the three…

President Trump, First Lady Test Positive For COVID-19

(Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images/CNN) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has tweeted that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump’s positive test comes just hours after the White House announced that senior aide Hope Hicks came down with the virus after traveling with the president several times this week. Trump is 74 years…

Councilor Medved: Mayor Larson Crossed The Line Calling Pres. Trump A ‘White Supremacist’

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth City Councilor Derek Medved is condemning Mayor Emily Larson’s recent comments that called president trump a “white supremacist” after Tuesday’s debate in Cleveland where Trump refused to directly denounce groups centered on racism and hate, such as the Proud Boys. You’ll hear Medved’s reasons why below, but first Mayor Larson’s comments from the press call hosted…

Recap: Pres. Trump Rallies Thousands in Duluth Hoping to Flip Minnesota Red

"I lose Minnesota, I'm never coming back," he said.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Northland is hot off President Donald Trump’s campaign stop in Duluth Wednesday — one night after his fiery debate with Vice President Joe Biden. This was the President’s second visit to Minnesota, the first being in Bemidji two weeks previous, on the trail to get Trump the states he says he needs to be reelected this November….

New Car Wash Set To Open In Duluth

The company originated in Holland, Michigan and currently has two other locations in Minnesota in New Hope and Rochester.

DULUTH, Minn. – Tommy’s Car wash will soon be coming to Central Entrance in Duluth right next to the Vietnamese restaurant Phoholic. The company originated in Holland, Michigan and currently has two other locations in Minnesota in New Hope and Rochester. Construction is already well underway, and the grand opening is scheduled for February 2021 Categories: Business, Minnesota, News Tags:…

Bentleyville Setup Gets Underway

The setup officially started September 26th and will go up until the its opening in late November.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s that time of year again the setup for Bentleyville Tour of Lights is officially underway. The setup officially started September 26th and will go up until the its opening in late November. The Executive director of the tour of lights says, this year is more challenging then others with figuring out logistics for each display so…

U of M Medical School Researchers Found Traces Of COVID-19 On Beaches

DULUTH, Minn. – Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth are reporting they have found traces of the COVID-19 virus in water from four area beaches. The group has been taking samples from eight local beaches since July. Researchers have found evidence of the genetic makeup of the COVID-19 virus at Leif Erikson, Park Point, Brighton, and 42nd…

Male injured from Self Inflicted Gunshot Arrested for Possession of Meth

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth police say a 23-year-old male that presented to the emergency room in Duluth Thursday morning was later arrested for possession of methamphetamine. According to police, officers responded to the emergency room around 12:36 a.m. on reports that a male had arrived at the ER with a gunshot wound to the thigh. After police interviewed the male…

Duluth Police: No Citations Issued in Reported ‘Disturbance’ at Trump Rally

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Police Department said on Thursday that there have been no citations issued in connection to a ‘disturbance’ that was reported Wednesday evening near the Duluth International Airport. According to the police department, an incident was reported to police shortly before 6:00 p.m. in the area of Airport Road and Venture Avenue. Reports state that a…

Vikings Back at Practice After Precautionary Virus Pause

(AP) – The Minnesota Vikings reopened their headquarters for team activities on Thursday, following another morning of zero positive COVID-19 test results four days after playing a Tennessee Titans team that experienced the NFL’s first outbreak. The Vikings announced their resumption of practice shortly after the league postponed Tennessee’s home game on Sunday against Pittsburgh. The Titans, who were hoping…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Thursday, October 1

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 100,200 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Thursday morning and 13 new deaths bringing the death total to 2,049 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 2,055,888 tests have been completed to date. There are 89,980 patients who no longer require isolation. So far, 7,758 patients have required hospitalization…

Fond du Lac Funeral Shooting Suspect Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The 29-year-old Minneapolis man accused of shooting a man during a funeral on the Fond du Lac reservation last October pleaded guilty to one felony charge on Wednesday. According to court reports, Shelby Gene Boswell announced his guilty plea to illegally possessing and discharging a firearm in a school zone in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis….

One Dead, One Seriously Injured in Itasca County Head-On Crash

ITASCA COUNTY, Minn. – According to the Minnesota State Patrol one person is dead and another person suffered life-threatening injuries following a head-on crash in Itasca County Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say the crash happened on Highway 2 near Hummingbird Drive in Blackberry Township just before 3:00 p.m. Reports state a Chevy trailblazer was traveling eastbound on Highway 2 when it…

Duluth Police Respond to Wednesday Night Vehicle Crash on London Rd

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. 

DULUTH, Minn. – Wednesday night Duluth Police were called to a truck versus bicycle crash with injuries. It happened in the 1800 block of London Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. When speaking with the driver of the truck, she says she believes she had a medical issue and lost control of the vehicle. Alcohol is not believed to be a…

DFL Leaders Speak On Trump’s Leadership Ahead Of Visit

DULUTH, Minn- Ahead of President Trump’s visit local DFL leaders joined together virtually to highlight their displeasure with the leadership from the Trump administration. Leaders such as House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, and others expressed their feelings on the recent presidential debate and confirmed their support for Joe Biden during the press conference. Those key elected…

Trump Administration Shares Vision For Northeast Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn- The White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing joined President Trump on  his visit to Duluth on Wednesday. The administration shared their vision for the Iron Range and Northern Minnesota with Fox 21. Navarro  says the goal is to keep the Iron Range booming. The administrations vision includings building on trades like mining and manufacturing. The hope is…

President Trump Returns to Minnesota for Duluth Rally

DULUTH, Minn. (FOX 9) – President Donald Trump is returning to Minnesota Wednesday for a campaign rally at the Duluth International Airport. Doors open for the event at 5 p.m. The president is expected to speak around 8 p.m. This is Trump’s second trip to Minnesota in less than two weeks. He campaigned in Bemidji on Sept. 18. The Biden campaign is also making a return…

Duluth Man Previously Convicted of Vehicular Homicide, Pleads Guilty to Driving While Impaired

DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth man who was sentenced to four years in prison in 2016 for killing a pedestrian while driving under the influence of a controlled substance pleaded guilty on Tuesday to first-degree driving while impaired. According to the criminal complaint, a concerned driver called police on the afternoon of March 9, 2019, due to a vehicle that…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Wednesday, September 30

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 99,134 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday morning and 16 new deaths bringing the death total to 2,036 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 2,030,167 tests have been completed to date. There are 89,392 patients who no longer require isolation. So far, 7,701 patients have required hospitalization…

Nfl: Steelers and Titans Will Play Monday or Tuesday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pittsburgh-Tennessee NFL game will be played either Monday or Tuesday due to positive coronavirus test results among the Titans. The NFL announced the switch on Wednesday. The previous day the NFL said that three Titans and five other team personnel had tested positive for COVID-19. The Titans have closed their facility at least through Friday…

Update: Missing Hibbing Man Found Dead

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Itasca County Sheriff’s announced Wednesday that the body of a missing Hibbing man was found on the shoreline of Lake Pokegama near Grand Rapids. Authorities say trained K9 dogs along with search team volunteers located the body of 29-year-old Jeremiah Eliapoi Uti on Tuesday. Uti was reported missing on Sunday and was last seen around Pine…

Trump Returns to Minnesota for Post-Debate Rally, Fundraiser

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Fresh off the first presidential debate, President Donald Trump is returning to the battleground state of Minnesota. Trump will address a rally at Duluth International Airport on Wednesday night. Doors open at 5 p.m. The campaign has pushed the start time back to 8 p.m. from the originally announced 5 p.m. Trump will also attend a fundraiser earlier…

Clyde Malting Building Provides Safe Venue for Architecture, Design Expo

All vendors and attendees took COVID-19 questionnaires and had their temperatures checked before entering. 

DULUTH, Minn.- An annual architecture and design expo found a way to showcase this year’s newest products in a safe way during the pandemic. The third annual Duluth Design Expo at the Clyde Malting Building in Lincoln Park was modified this year to be a trade show only. All vendors and attendees took COVID-19 questionnaires and had their temperatures checked…

Duluth Folk School Looking To Expand

The school hosts popular hands on courses from soap making to sewing.

DULUTH, Minn. – After starting in May of 2016, the Duluth Folk School is now looking to expand The school hosts popular hands on courses from soap making to sewing. After evolution of the dovetail cafe, directors of the school realized it was time for an expansion so it can host more of a variety of courses in a rural…

Superior Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing His Mother

Robert Bennett III, 39, of Superior, accused of first-degree intentional homicide of his mother Cindy Bennett. 

SUPERIOR, Wis.- A Superior man is behind bars, accused of the city’s first homicide since 2017. The victim, police say, is the suspect’s own mother. The prime suspect under arrest is Robert Bennett III, 39, of Superior, who is accused of first-degree intentional homicide of his mother Cindy Bennett. The call for help came in just before 7 a.m. Tuesday…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Tuesday, September 29

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 98,447 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Tuesday morning and 5 new deaths bringing the death total to 2,020 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 2,017,350 tests have been completed to date. There are 88,380 patients who no longer require isolation. So far, 7,633 patients have required hospitalization…

The Latest: Titans, Vikings Suspend In-Person Activities

(AP) – The NFL says the Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings are suspending in-person activities after the Titans had three players test positive for the coronavirus, along with five other personnel. The league said Tuesday that both clubs are working closely with the NFL and the players’ union, including their infectious disease experts, on tracing contacts, more testing, and monitoring…

2,000-Plus Saliva Tests Given in First Week of Pilot Program at DECC

DULUTH, Minn. – The first week of COVID-19 testing by saliva in Duluth is complete and thousands showed up. St Louis County confirmed to FOX 21 Monday that 2,374 tests were given out between Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 27. There was no immediate word on how many tests came back positive, but county officials said they were working…

Owner of Duluth Storefront Smashed by SUV: ‘It Could Have Been A Lot Worse’

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Police Department says an SUV crashed into a storefront in downtown Duluth Monday morning. According to police, officers responded to the incident around 7:30 a.m. in the 100 block of West 1st Street. The 53-year-old male driver told police he lost his brakes at the stop sign on 3rd Street while traveling down 2nd Avenue…

MDH Warns Against Large Unsafe Gatherings as State Nears 100,000 COVID-19 Cases

Seven new deaths were also reported Monday, meaning 2,015 Minnesotans have now lost their lives to the virus, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota Department of Health leaders spoke out Monday, as the total COVID-19 cases statewide gets closer to 100,000. After reaching a milestone over the weekend of 2,003,115 tests performed so far, 936 new cases were reported Monday, bringing the total to 97,638 since the pandemic began. Seven new deaths were also reported Monday, meaning 2,015 Minnesotans have now…

SUV Crashes Into Building in Downtown Duluth

1/4 (courtesy: Duluth Police Department) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Police Department says an SUV crashed into a storefront in downtown Duluth Monday morning. According to police, officers responded to the incident around 7:30 a.m. in the 100 block of West…

Council Approves Funds to Re-Open Spirit Mountain This Winter, Tables Lakewalk Extension Talks

The Duluth City Council voted unanimously to fork over $300,000 to Spirit Mountain to help it re-open this coming winter, and tabled a resolution which would cancel work on the Lakewalk by Beacon Pointe.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth City Council voted unanimously to fork over $300,000 to Spirit Mountain to help it re-open this coming winter. Council also tabled another resolution Monday night which proposed leaving some homes and condominiums along the lake disconnected from the main Lakewalk. The $300,000 to Spirit Mountain is to reimburse most of the $340,000 the Mountain spent on…