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
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.
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After 2020 arrest, former treatment director sues East Grand Forks, police
Amber Hardtke, who now works at a different treatment center in Minnesota, alleges her constitutional rights were violated.
The Air Force is working to recover the drone, which has a 130.9-foot wingspan and weighs about 14,950 pounds.
Eric Reinbold, of Oklee, Minn., was apprehended early the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 4, in rural Red Lake County.
Authorities are still searching for Eric Reinbold, an Oklee, Minn., man who they claim is the primary suspect in the murder of his wife.
Mark Lindquist, a motivational speaker and Air Force veteran who belts out the national anthem across the country, hopes to unseat Rep. Michelle Fischbach in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hopes state lawmakers approve a $2.9 million proposal that would help pay for cities and tribal nations to put together plans to beef up their sewer systems and other infrastructure.