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Quote Me, Howie: 'Risky Roger' Reinert, Loren Martell

Duluth mayor-elect 'Risky Roger' Reinert on what he's been up to since blitzing incumbent Emily Larson in the November 8 general election – "If possible, I'm busier now than I was during the campaign. Actively winding up my legal work, and finishing the semester at CSS, while also actively engaging in

Hunters senior defenseman Nolan Udd. Howie /

Howie's Sports Notebook, Sunday

Class 1A/top-rated Hermantown clipped 2A/No. 7 Cretin-Derham Hall 2-1 and skated to a 3-3 overtime tie against 2A/No. 5 Hill-Murray in a high school boys hockey season-opening road back-to-back this weekend. The Hawks, skating with six sophomores who gained their first varsity experience since moving up from

Lynn Gevik, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Essentia Health, speaks at a press conference announcing a union drive by hundreds of advanced practice practitioners on Nov. 28, 2023. Screenshot from Minnesota Nurses Association.

Health care unions fight stagnant pay and rising burnout — and other labor news

By Max Nesterak, Minnesota Reformer Take a seat in the Break Room, our weekly round-up of labor news in Minnesota and beyond. Essentia nurse practitioners and physician assistants file for union More than 350 Essentia Health nurse practitioners and other advanced practice providers could vote to unionize with the Minnesota

Duluth Denfeld's young, ultra-talented girls basketball team defeated host Silver Bay 61-52 on Tuesday night, improving to 1-1 overall. Hunters practice photo, 2023-24 preseason. Howie /

Howie's Wednesday Prep Sports Notebook

Updated Top-5 Team Rankings Boys Basketball 1. Cherry 2. Duluth Denfeld 3. Esko 4. Hermantown 5. Cloquet Girls Basketball 1. Cloquet (3-0). Hosts Grand Rapids Saturday. 2. Grand Rapids (4-1). At Cloquet Saturday. 3. Esko (2-2). 4. Duluth East 5. Hermantown Boys Hockey 1. Hermantown 2. Cloquet 3. Duluth East

With family and commissioners looking on, Nadine Wells was sworn in by Auditor Nancy Nilsen as the Director of the Veterans Service Office for St. Louis County. Submitted by St. Louis County

Wells selected as new Director of Veterans Service Office

By Dana Kazel The St. Louis County Veterans Service Office has a new director. The County Board on Tuesday approved

On the Record: Roger Said

EXPECT MORE. DO BETTER. A city that works Streets and utilities. Public safety. Parks and libraries. Tax-base development. Housing. These

Denfeld Sports Tonight

Denfeld visits Silver Bay in girls basketball, 6 p.m. Game Notes: The Hunters (0-1) lost their 2023-24 season and

Hermantown Sports This Week

TUESDAY Boys Basketball – host Duluth Denfeld, 7 p.m. Game Notes: A possible preview of a Section 7AAA playoff game,

Friday Prep Notebook

TODAY'S GAMES BOYS BASKETBALL Duluth Denfeld vs. Kasson-Mantorville, Hermantown Big Lake at Hermantown Grand Rapids at Little Falls Cook County

Today's Prep Sports

BOYS HOCKEY Bemidji at Duluth East. Game Notes: The Class 2A/No. 14-ranked Greyhounds are 0-3, including overtime losses at