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 Northland’s only abortion clinic is readying for an influx of patients. Abortion is no longer legal in South Dakota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.
A 6-0 vote during a special meeting on Monday was essentially symbolic, but the message was clear
National Weather Service staff confirmed Thursday that tornadoes touched down across northern Minnesota.
Utility companies working to restore electricity; National Weather Service unsure, yet, whether a tornado touched down
School leaders offered condolences and reassurance.
"What I think is super cool about music is we can all hear the same song and think of different things and feel different emotions," Lea told a class of fourth graders at Churchill Elementary on Tuesday.
Jan Sherman, of Kettle River, aims to be a licensed drug and alcohol counselor.
Harvey "Ace" Dilly's absence was first noted April 5 by a home health care worker, police said Thursday.
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.