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Duluth Business University will close after 126 years, which DBU said is a period of service longer than any other college or university in the Twin Ports.

Peter G. Haines was named chief executive officer at GPM Inc., a Duluth manufacturer of industrial slurry pumps. He replaces Rob West, CEO for the past five years. West will continue to serve the organization as a Board director.

North Shore Health will host a “Sneak Peek” open house from 1-5 p.m. on July 28 to share construction progress and Care Center transformation. Everyone is invited to attend and see first-hand the impressive health care facility serving the region.

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. 

Tim Bungarden spend his childhood in a family-run foundry owned by his parents.

Kwik Trip is adding four new northwest Wisconsin locations to its fleet of stores in the region this fall. District Leader Layne Froehlich, who oversees operations in northern Wisconsin, reports the three stores in Ashland will open in August, October and December, with a fourth opening this…

Culver’s of Grand Rapids will open its doors on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m.  Franchise owner Brian Polister, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce representatives and city officials will participate.

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) reported 8 percent growth in second quarter revenues versus the same period one year ago. Much of the growth was fueled by its Optum unit, which reported 21 percent growth in earnings from operations.

Property care and repair contractor Building Logic celebrated its new headquarters and dispatch center Wednesday. It’s located at 631 Piedmont Ave. in Duluth.

Duluth native Chase Fjelstad, a Duluth native and architectural graduate, has joined TKDA’s Northland office. He holds an Associate Degree from Lake Superior College and a Master’s in Architecture from North Dakota State University.

The Duluth certified public accounting firm announced Aaron Illikainen and Naomi Vagts recently passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant exam. 

Dr. A.J. Hegg has joined the Critical Care Medicine Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. The Cook, Minn. native earned a medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He completed a combined residency in internal medicine and emergency medicine…

LSC has hired three TRiO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) temporary advisors. EOC provides perspective students with the support to enter or reenter higher education through services such as financial aid counseling and helping with the admissions process.

July 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of “The best paper money can’t buy” being the Northland’s alternative for news, arts and entertainment. To celebrate this milestone, the Reader is presenting 20 family-friendly “ReaderFest” activities that include concerts, Huskies baseball, train rides, …

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