Reporter | Duluth/Superior Region

Katie Galioto is a reporter covering the Duluth/Superior region for the Star Tribune. Sign up to receive the new North Report newsletter.

Galioto was born and raised in the Twin Cities' southwest suburbs. She was an intern at the Star Tribune in 2018 after she graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science. She reported as an intern for the Chicago Tribune and POLITICO before returning to her hometown paper full-time. She enjoys traveling, good music, good restaurants and her good dog, Tucker.


All eyes on Duluth as Grandma's Marathon becomes one of first big races in COVID era

Organizers of the Duluth event, scheduled for June 17-19, have teamed up with world experts on crowd control to devise a plan to safely host 9,500 runners in the three races.


Duluth officials aim to vacate Historic Old Central by fall to make way for apartments

Staff from programs currently housed in the building expressed concerns about relocation.


On Lake Superior bay, ice racing puts a frozen twist on NASCAR

When temps drop enough, ice racing leagues pop up on frozen lakes in communities across the Midwest


Duluth Entertainment Convention Center seeks more state aid as recovery begins

Revenue at the publicly funded tourism draw dropped $5.8 million in 2020.


Duluth to close Lester Park Golf Course

The city also plans to renovate its Enger Park course, Duluth's other public golf facility.


Embracing Finnish roots, Duluth business builds rare ice sauna

Owner wants to turn Duluth into sauna capital of North America


Ice anglers stranded, rescued near Duluth: 'Lake Superior is not forgiving'

Their fishing equipment and beer are still floating up the North Shore, though.


St. Louis County Board settles lawsuit over former Kozy Bar in downtown Duluth

Separate litigation between the city of Duluth and the property's former owner remains ongoing.


St. Louis County prosecutors say deputies justified in fatal shooting

Two deputies shot and killed Estavon Elioff late last year.


Duluth appeals district court order, again seeks demolition of former Kozy Bar

In late January, a judge ordered the city to brace the damaged property's exterior and prepare for future repairs.