Adelle Whitefoot is a Michigan native who moved to Minnesota in Sept. 2014 when she started as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle. She graduated from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich., in 2012 with a bachelor's in English writing and has been a professional photographer since 2011. Whitefoot is the night general assignments reporter for the Duluth News Tribune.
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More than 50 people attended a Speak Out for Justice rally Friday afternoon at the University of Minnesota Duluth after two inflammatory comments were posted to Snapchat in the last month. The crowd included students, staff and faculty, as well as UMD Chancellor Lendley Black, who listened to the speakers but did not speak at the event.
The 2018 shipping season in the Twin Ports is looking to be as strong as last year, according to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. During the "Blessing of the Port" event Thursday night, Port Authority public relations director Adele Yorde gave an overview forecast of what the 2018 shipping season is expected to look like.
The lowest bid for the proposed Grand Avenue Nordic Center at the bottom of Spirit Mountain came in slightly over the estimated cost.
Canal Park and Brighton Beach were packed Saturday, with traffic at a slow crawl, as people flocked to the big lake to feel high winds and view large waves on Lake Superior. Wind speeds were as high as 48 mph on Park Point with gusts up to 54 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Gale warnings on Lake Superior were put in place early Saturday morning and will continue through 10 p.m. Sunday with waves from 10 feet to 15 feet high expected to crash on the shore.
Tony Barrett has dedicated his life to economics and has been a source of knowledge for many in the area on local and national economic outlooks and analysis. Now after 28 years at the College of Saint Scholastica, Barrett is retiring and starting a new chapter in his life. Barrett, 66, taught for 10 years at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., before coming to St. Scholastica in 1990 as an assistant professor of economics.
Hundreds of University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldog fans gathered at Amsoil Arena Tuesday night to celebrate the men's hockey team's second national championship. Fans were able to take pictures with the 2011 and 2018 championship trophies, climb on Zambonis, buy merchandise and get autographs from the players. Kelly Borough of Duluth has been a season-ticket holder with her husband for 12 years now and watched the NCAA Frozen Four championship game Saturday from Roscoe's Pioneer Bar in Duluth. She came out to the celebration to show her continued support.
ST. PAUL — With just 2.1 seconds left on the clock, a timeout was taken on the ice. University of Minnesota Duluth men's hockey fans were on their feet and chanting: "UMD, UMD" Some fans were already celebrating the win Saturday night as UMD was leading Notre Dame 2-1 — but others were more cautious. They needed to see that clock hit zero. Zero. That's when the entire Xcel Energy Center erupted in deafening cheers. The Bulldogs did it: They won their second men's hockey national championship.
ST. PAUL — On its road to Saturday night's national championship game, the University of Minnesota Duluth men's hockey team traveled all over the country — and fans have been on hand to cheer on the Bulldogs every step of the way. One of those fans is Dan Jacobsen of Duluth, who has been traveling to see the team at venues near and far for years, and also is pursuing a goal to visit all 60 Division I hockey arenas in the country. "Some of (the arenas) look pretty similar but they're so unique of a place to watch hockey that every place is different," Jacobsen said.
ST. PAUL — They built an early lead, withstood a late charge — and now the UMD Bulldogs are back in the national championship game. The University of Minnesota Duluth men's hockey team beat Ohio State 2-1 on Thursday night in a Frozen Four semifinal at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The last time college men's hockey's Frozen Four was at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, the University of Minnesota Duluth men's hockey team won their first national championship. Seven years later, the Bulldogs have a chance at repeating that success this week. The Bulldogs take on Ohio State at 5 p.m. today in the first of two national semifinals; Michigan and Notre Dame play at 8:30 p.m. The winners of those two games play for the national title on Saturday.