The MnUSA Winter Rendezvous is back in Grand Rapids this year, and organizers have high hopes for the 2017 gala.
The copier and printer division of Duluth Typewriter & Business Furniture Co. and Coordinated Business Systems merged Jan. 3 They will continue operations under Coordinated Business Systems’ management team and corporate name.
The UMD Center for Economic Development (CED) seeking nominations for the 25th annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards, which will be presented during an April 26 luncheon at the DECC. Nominations will be accepted through Feb. 15 by filling out a form.
The 2016 Great Lakes commercial shipping season is wrapping up this weekend, according to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, with the Soo Locks set to close at midnight Jan. 15.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will be hosting three open houses on the wild rice sulfate standard rulemaking in January 2017.
Over the past year, a debate has been sparked in Duluth about whether the city should require employers to offer paid sick leave as a benefit. Earned Sick and Safe Leave (ESST) has the potential to affect all employers and employees within city limits and possibly the surrounding communities.
The city of Duluth offers its share of amenities, with a unique mixture of city life and wooded areas, wildlife, lake scenery and trails. But many of the city’s residents also feel the day-to-day despair brought on by living life in poverty.
Stainless steel tanks stand like shining beacons at Canal Park in Duluth, signaling continuing growth in the craft beer industry.
With the growth of Duluth’s tourism and hotel industries having a significant ripple effect on nearly every other sector of the community, there is good economic news as 2016 draws to a close.
U.S. Bancorp (USB) on Wednesday reported net income of $1.478 billion for the fourth quarter of 2016, 82 cents per diluted common share, compared with $1.476 billion, or $80 cents per diluted common share, in the fourth quarter of 2015.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced 144 finalists, including three in Duluth, in its third annual Knight Cities Challenge, a national call for ideas to make the 26 communities where Knight invests more vibrant places to live and work.
Wells Fargo Inc. reported a decline in net income for 2016 compared with the prior year. Net income was $21.9 billion compared with $22.9 billion in 2015, the financial services firm said in its full-year report. Full year return on assets was 1.16 percent and return on equity was 11.49 percent.
As the nation prepares to inaugurate Donald Trump its new president, the newest addition to Minnesota's congressional delegation is settling into the House of Representatives.
The majority of 233 workers tested for lead exposure at a Superior shipyard had elevated levels of lead in their blood, according to a report released Friday from Wisconsin and Minnesota health officials.
Lake Superior College has hired Daniel Fanning as director of institutional
The Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Barbara Carr has been hired as executive director. Carr will succeed Karen Pionk who announced in November she would be leaving the position.
Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Quinn has promoted Stephanie Balmer to full partner. A graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law and native Duluthian, she joined the law firm in 2005.
The Northland Foundation has hired Alex Bastien as loan portfolio manager. He will work with the foundation’s Business Finance Program to provide flexible lending, in partnership with banks or other development lenders, to businesses and nonprofit organizations to start up, maintain and expa…