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The Minnesota Department of Commerce released a 5,000-page study of a 340-mile long proposed oil pipeline across the state Thursday, a major regulatory step in Enbridge Energy's 3-year long quest to open a new oil corridor across northern Minnesota.

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Three personal injury lawsuits representing 43 persons were file on Wednesday against Capstan Corp. and two of its divisions – Fraser Shipyards and Northern Engineering Co. – alleging the plaintiffs were exposed to hazardous conditions while working on a cargo vessel at Fraser’s Superior dry dock.

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The Duluth-Superior aviation industry is strong and continues to grow, according to a new study.

The decision by Foxconn to invest more than $10 billion in Wisconsin in a historic economic development project that will create more 13,000 jobs has generated a lot of buzz throughout the state.

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Classic retreats along the North Shore of Lake Superior are in various stages of changing hands, and a spirit of revitalization in the region’s hospitality sector is breathing new life into old favorites. 

Iron ore, dry bulk cargo and general cargo shipments remain strong on the St. Lawrence Seaway this season, with overall tonnage up 18 percent over last year.

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This was a record-setting year for the Day Out With Thomas event at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and North Shore Scenic Railroad, sponsors said in a Monday announcement.  Attendance over the six days covering the first two weekends in August was 21,964 – the best year ever for the festi…

Minnesota's minimum wage for most employers will rise by 15 cents an hour in January.This is the first time that Minnesota's minimum wage will rise automatically to keep in line with inflation. It stems from a law change in 2014.The floor wage for large employers will rise to $9.65 per hour …

Giant Voices announced the addition of Lauren Sandbulte, Kallie Paulsen and Andy Walker.

Dr. Hilary Reich, a dermatologist, has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic.

Kate Pavlich, NP, has joined St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates. Pavlich received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis. She has been with St. Luke’s since 2013 as a registered nurse in cardiology and the critical care float pool.

The College of St. Scholastica has announced the recipients of its faculty-staff excellence awards, which were distributed during a luncheon earlier this year.

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