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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 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.
Protesters marched into the night Saturday in cities across Minnesota and North Dakota, chanting and carrying signs to mark the memory of George Floyd, a black man who died Monday after he was pinned down for nearly nine minutes by a white Minneapolis police officer.
CLEARWATER COUNTY, Minn. -- Roadwork that crosses the early stages of the Mississippi River was halted briefly on Tuesday morning, Sept. 18, by protesters who object to a plan to install an oil pipeline nearby and a similar plan in Louisiana, whe...
BEMIDJI, Minn.--Nine Minnesota schools have formally agreed with the state on a plan to reduce the district's discipline disparities. The Minnesota Department of Human Rights has been pressuring school districts to reconsider their disciplinary p...