Open Close
  • DSC_5474

    Duluth’s Andi’s Closet takes on Uptown Minneapolis style



    It looks like a small boutique that would be at the corner of a busy intersection somewhere in a big city. Upon entering Andi’s Closet, located in …

  • nun

    A dying sisterhood? Today’s nuns are older, and there are fewer of them

    Jennifer Basham is a 35-year-old ex-nun from the Mount Saint Benedict Monastery in Crookston, Minn. She entered the sisterhood in 2007 and left in 2012. The median …

  • DSC_5091

    Downtown Duluth street fashion

    Like in any other city, I experienced the mad rush of traffic in the morning when driving into downtown Duluth. The streets begins to fill up with men clad in …

  • Carl's picture

    Treatment center lets patients choose path to recovery


    Before I began my interview with client advocate Kim Davis, I took her up on her offer to fetch some coffee from the lounge. I had just met her …

  • In the Northland, heroin was once unique to hardcore drug users. Today, the highly addictive powder can be found in dozens of local homes and in every Duluth neighborhood. Photo courtesy of

    A pervasive problem: Local leaders say collaboration needed to fight Northland heroin outbreak


    Kevin Beck stole from his 13-year-old brother.

    If his brother had no money, he stole from his brother’s friends.

    If they had no money, he got …