Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten

Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten

Regional Editor

Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten serves as regional editor, overseeing online and print production for the Cloquet Pine Journal and the Superior Telegram.

A journalist with more than 10 years of experience in the industry, she has covered education, general assignment and solutions stories during that time. She has also edited opinion content and focused on audience engagement.

Zettel-Vandenhouten's work has received awards from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association. Her teams have received recognition from WNA and the Minnesota Newspaper Association.

She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

She speaks English and just enough Spanish to navigate her way through Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Reach her at 218-720-4102 or jzvandenhouten@duluthnews.com.

Read the latest news in the Carlton County, Dontcha Know newsletter published every Thursday.
Read the latest news in the Carlton County, Dontcha Know newsletter published every Thursday.
Read the latest news in the Carlton County, Dontcha Know newsletter published every Thursday.
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"Our job is to report what’s happening in the community fairly and accurately. If at any time you have questions about our coverage or how we do things, please contact me," writes editor Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten.
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The action paves the way for the city to acquire the building through eminent domain.
A lack of available child care slots has been an issue in Carlton County since before the COVID-19 pandemic began. But the pandemic thrust the issue into the spotlight and has spurred some action by local officials.