For the last week and one-half, the Itasca County Commissioners have been caught between the proverbial rock and hard place.
- Magnetation, contractors at odds over lease amendment request
- Interlake's last steamship repowered, returns to service
- First presidential debate was a bonfire of the inanities
- Minnesota Power Deploys Smart Wires to Optimize its Grid and Save Customers Money
- OPEC's second largest producer has thrown its weight behind an oil output freeze.
The former president of a mining company that once planned to build a $1.5 billion iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin is being fined for polluting an aquifer near a mine in Spain.
There was no decision made Friday about the possible sale of bankrupt Magnetation. As it did Tuesday, the Itasca County Board adjourned again without taking action that is needed before an unnamed investor will purchase the scram mining operation.
Attorney Tom Torgerson of the Hanft Fride Law Firm will give a free presentation from 5:30-6:30 p. m. Tuesday for business owners, non-profits, human resources professionals, supervisors and anyone who wants to learn more about the upcoming Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rule chang…
An annual speaker series showcasing faculty research efforts at The College of St. Scholastica launches Friday with “Cuba Contradictions,” a presentation based on a recent trip to Cuba.
Toby Marcovich has no problem telling you how old he is (he’s 86) - partially because he doesn’t let age define him, but mostly because he has no plans on retiring any time soon anyway. Or maybe, ever.
Three years ago, Brian Forcier announced the construction of Duluth’s largest commercial office building. As president of AtWater Group, he stood side-by-side with then-Mayor Don Ness and outlined details of the $80-plus million project at 425 W. Superior St.
For the first time in this area, a health care provider and an insurance company are working jointly to provide a group plan between a commercial insurer and an Accountable Care Organization.
The newly repowered M/V Herbert C. Jackson departed Fraser Shipyards in Superior, Sunday where it has been undergoing a steam-to-diesel conversion since Dec. 21.
A five-year $1.12 million grant from the U.S. Deptartment of Education will provide community members in St. Louis, Douglas and Carlton Counties free access to services designed to help them reach a better life through college training and education.
NWWIB Rising Star Award
Two environmental groups are asking state regulators to retrace some steps in the evaluation of a controversial proposed oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
University of Wisconsin Colleges are seeing a 12.5-percent decrease in total enrollment this fall. As of Sept. 19, the colleges combined have 10,528 students enrolled. Last fall, that number was 12,044.
ALLETE has announced the planned retirement of Chief Financial Officer Steve DeVinck. He will remain at the company until spring 2017 to facilitate the transition.
The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (NWWIB) announced LeRoy Forslund of Superior will serve another term as chairperson. Michael Bebeau of Ashland was elected vice chairperson and Richard Nystrom of Superior was elected secretary. All three have served for many years wit…
Sarah Hanson has been promoted to agency administrator for McCaffrey Agency Group, Inc.
McGough Construction announced Brian Durand has joined the company as senior project and operations manager. He will be responsible for overseeing and assisting with all construction projects managed by the company’s Duluth office, which opened last spring.