I go there. Duluth is a couple hours away because there isn't really a straight shot to get there.
There's a small ski hill 15 minutes north of campus, and when I say small, I mean small. There is one park run with about 4 hits of features but they usually set up a pretty nice jump around 40 feet to the knuckle with a MASSIVE landing. There is rumor of towropes and a actual jump line going in next year but who knows if they will actually do it..
If you're heading up there next year for college, I'm planning on making a bunch of trips back to the cities and skiing troll and afton so carpooling is always an option.