Joe Bowen

Joe Bowen

Joe Bowen is an award-winning reporter at the Duluth News Tribune. He covers schools and education across the Northland.

He's previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, the Bemidji Pioneer in northwestern Minnesota, Sun Newspapers in suburban Minneapolis, and the Perham Focus in a different part of northwestern Minnesota. Joe grew up in south Minneapolis and graduated in 2009 from the College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University with a degree in English and Philosophy.

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The union represents about 1,500 custodians, cooks, groundskeepers and other service workers at the five campuses, including the University of Minnesota Duluth.
Union members are set to vote on the new agreement in the next few weeks. It includes a $20 minimum wage for union members and at least 13% pay hikes over the next three years.
Flight tracking data indicates it crashed into the house shortly after taking off from Duluth International Airport late Saturday night.
The activisit is set to speak on Oct. 1 in Duluth. His presentation, rally organizers said, is called “Engage in the Change: Our Generation Must Own Democracy.”
A school district in southern Minnesota offers online, career-minded coursework for students statewide.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted 9-2 despite allegations of impropriety, or at least the appearance of it.
St. Louis County's flood response is moving into “recovery mode."
The Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police sent a tweet just before 12:30 p.m. stating that Highway 75 is "clear."
The attack happened on May 5, 1992. It shocked the city of Grand Forks and ushered in the first meaningful security measures at the courthouse.
Eric Reinbold, of Oklee, Minnesota, was apprehended early Wednesday morning, Aug. 4, in rural Red Lake County. He was arrested without incident, according to the Red Lake County Sheriff's Office.