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Tom Olsen

Reporter

Tom Olsen has covered crime and courts for the Duluth News Tribune since 2013.

A lifelong Duluthian, Olsen studied communications and journalism at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he got his start at the student newspaper.

Olsen first joined Forum Communications in 2012, writing for the Duluth Budgeteer News, Lake County News Chronicle and other publications.

Readers can contact Olsen at 218-723-5333 or tolsen@duluthnews.com.

Languages: English

Incorporating features such as large solar panels and double insulation, Green New Deal Housing aims to construct affordable homes for middle-class families. Next on the horizon are plans to build on three sites in Superior.
A jury in Hibbing reached the verdict Tuesday in the case of Michael Carbo Jr., more than 36 years after Nancy Daugherty was raped and killed.
Randy Erickson faces up to 60 years in prison for the May 2020 shooting death of Michael Kinney.
Tommi Hintz described how she became increasingly suspicious of her two friends, eventually learning of the homicide but still assisting in the disposal of Ricky Balsimo's remains in Lake Superior.
Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision was widely expected, but comments from local Democratic and Republican leaders point to a long fight ahead.
Alec Baney will avoid prison if he complies with terms of probation, but he must also register as a predatory offender.
A jury had been expected to determine this month whether the former manufacturer of a dust remover product was responsible for Ashen Diehl's injuries.
Alec Baney's case will remain in juvenile court, but he will receive a stayed adult sentence under the terms of an agreement reached Tuesday.
President Joe Biden made Superior his first stop following his State of the Union address.
The president was met by the Minnesota and Wisconsin governors and Duluth and Superior mayors ahead of a speech at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.