A groundbreaking was held Friday to celebrate a new housing development at Weeks Avenue and North 14th Street in Superior. The future 54-unit market rate housing development by P&R Properties Twin Ports LLC will be named Onyx. 

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A ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate Duluth’s new intermodal service. Officials said a partnership between CN and Duluth Cargo Connect has opened the door to this new way of transporting containers. It connects the region to containerized imports and exports via its rail network that s…

Grand Rapids Economic Development Authority commissioners have approved a preliminary agreement with a developer interested in constructing a hotel near the city’s riverfront. The authority previously had a developer interested in constructing a hotel on the 1.5-acre site located north of th…

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The Great Lakes Commission and regional officials on Monday endorsed an expensive but necessary plan to upgrade the Soo Locks, the system by which cargo vessels travel between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes.

An Oct. 12 conference may be the first of its kind. Organized 100 percent by people having Parkinson’s disease who want to know more about their disease themselves, they are also gearing the conference to their friends and anyone else in the community who wants to learn more about the disease.

Minnesota Public Radio continues its 50th Anniversary celebration in Greater Minnesota with a MPR Connects! event in Duluth this Fall. It will feature the hosts and producers of MPR’s popular kids’ science podcast Brains On!. More than 300,000 listeners each month listen to this award-winnin…

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The booming local arts and culture scene will soon welcome Joseph Nease, a Kansas City, Mo., gallery owner, to its midst. His Joseph Nease Gallery (version 2.0) is a contemporary art gallery set to open Oct. 21 in the former Arthur’s Formal Wear building in downtown Duluth at 23 W. First St.

“I think of myself as a public servant who has always looked for ways to give back to my community,” said Karen Diver. Whether as executive director of Duluth’s YWCA, Chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, special assistant to the President for Native American Affairs,…

The state of Minnesota on Wednesday presented Sappi North America with an award recognizing the company’s economic and community contributions in Cloquet. The award was given by the Minnesota Office of Foreign Direct Investment, a unit of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic D…

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HIBBING, MN - Fairview Range Medical Center (FRMC) was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administ…

Board members, dignitaries, donors and friends gathered recently for a groundbreaking celebration for a 2,100 square foot addition to the Evelyn Goldberg Briggs Library in Iron River.The expansion is the result of a communities, in which it became evident the library is serving more people w…

Over the last 19 years, mining for metallic minerals like copper and gold in Wisconsin has been effectively banned by state law. But an effort to clear the way for sulfide mining is picking up steam and reopening decades old fault lines between environmentalists and the mining industry.

DSGW Architects announced that four staff members have logged thousands of hours in training and have passed the Architectural Registration Examination (ARE) and the National Certified Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) Examinations. 

iEmergency Medicine Physician Dr. Peter Coenen has joined St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center. 

Steve Oberstar has joined Lake Superior College as a full-time unlimited faculty member. He will teach commercial and residential wiring.

Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital announced the addition of full-time athletic trainer, Ashley Palmer, ATC, at Grand Rapids High School. The Floodwood native attended Bemidji State University, where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. She received her Masters of Athle…

On September 20, 2017 WITC-Superior’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) students took a break from their studies to help the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. Students assembled hundreds of boxes for the elderly nutrition program’s food distribution, la…

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