Nathan Schroeder

'Mission accomplished': Northland musher Nathan Schroeder talks about finishing Iditarod

Traversing Alaska’s forbidding Bering Sea coast this week, with swirling 40 mph winds pushing his sled in all directions, Northland musher Nathan Schroeder glanced back and caught a strange sight: His lead dogs. The wind had pushed him ahead of his team.

Tina Gjessing and her two sons

Through hockey, Northland family gets a helping hand

Alone in Duluth with two young boys and 5,000 miles from home, Alevtyna “Tina” Gjessing turned to a common passion in both places for help. Hockey.

Best Bets: Welcome to the '60s

Tracy Turnblad wants to be famous, and she wants to get there by appearing as a dancer on “The Corny Collins Show,” a sort of reimagined “American Bandstand.”

Esko state boys basketball

High school boys state basketball: Esko pulls off win in OT

MINNEAPOLIS — It wasn’t pretty and it won’t ever be featured in a basketball for beginner’s video, but Esko’s 57-54 victory over East Grand Forks on Wednesday nonetheless accomplished the Eskomos’ chief objective — to return to the semifinals of the Minnesota Class AA boys basketball tournament.

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Duo behind Duluth's Change of Pace Productions to retire from dinner theater

Twenty years ago, Tim and Peggy White kicked off a new dramatic venture with a musical that considered a fictitious couple’s 50 years of marriage.