Duluth students joined the rest of the world Friday in holding a global climate strike. The students say the goals of the movement include environmental justice, protection and restoration of biodiversity, respect of indigenous land and sovereignty, sustainable agriculture., and the controversial Green New Deal backed by some Democrats in congress.
The Northland has many non-profits that work to make their communities a better place. And a specific organization is a big part of that. The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits is being honored for their work by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.
Minnesota food pantry officials are opposing a federal proposal that could take away food stamp benefits from more than 35,000 state residents. The Trump administration wants to close what it calls "a loophole" that automatically deems some people eligible.
Duluth Police have provided the sequence of events regarding a stolen vehicle that was involved in a 2-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in West Duluth. Police say a 29-year-old man was driving the stolen vehicle that hit another car in the oncoming lane. Both of the men involved in the crash suffered severe injuries and are expected to survive.
Minnesota Senate Republicans want to require drug makers to provide free insulin to qualifying residents who can't afford the high cost of the life-saving medication. Senate GOP leaders unveiled the plan Thursday.