LakeVoice publishes second issue of spring

LakeVoice After several weeks of preparation, LakeVoice News published its first issue of the semester Feb. 28. The issue features the kickoff of LakeVoice’s Photo-A-Day project, video and audio pieces, and local issues stories produced by UMD journalism students. Since its launch, LakeVoice has published a second issue that includes a “Duluth on Ice” section, which features the history behind area hockey rinks.

Check out some recently featured articles:

Project Save Our Homes campaigning to save local farm

Duluth man started gun collection as young boy

Out-of-pocket expenses are a reality for today’s teachers

Duluth on Ice featured articles

Lesbians share experiences of living in Duluth

Snowflake Nordic Center hosts annual skijoring and dog sledding events

Glass studio creates art in downtown Duluth

LakeVoice is an online magazine focused on providing the public with community news from throughout Duluth. The publication is advised by professor John Hatcher and is run by the Editing II course at UMD, with content coming from outside journalism courses. The LakeVoice team works together each week to publish entirely original student-produced content, with the mission of telling the untold stories of the community.

LakeVoice would like community members to engage themselves with the publication and welcomes readers to share any ideas for stories or comment on existing pieces. LakeVoice News is present on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Inquiries can also be sent to lakevoicenews @ LakeVoice is looking forward to bringing you community news from the Twin Ports area in the upcoming weeks.

For more information contact professor John Hatcher at jhatcher @ or 218-726-7325; social media coordinator Maeggie Licht at licht096 @ d.umn.eduor 701-640-6038 or community liaison Megan Hopps at hopps010@


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