James Fallows, the correspondent for The Atlantic, has always had a soft spot for Duluth. The plane that he flies around the country, reporting on America’s overlooked communities, was built there.
So it’s not surprising that he gave the city a heaping helping of love in the CBS Sunday Morning segment on towns on the rise that included a beermaker in Duluth.
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.