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Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) on Thursday reported net income from continuing operations of $77 million in the second quarter, including a $5 million, or 2 cents per share, loss on extinguishment of debt. That compares with net income from continuing operations of $30 million recorded …

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U.S. Steel reported net earnings of $261 million, $1.48 per diluted share, substantially beating Wall Street expectations. The corporation’s 2017 net earnings outlook is $300 million. That compares with a second quarter 2016 net loss of $46 million, or 32 cents per diluted share, and a first…

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Hundreds of mining supporters attended a Tuesday rally in Virginia to condemn federal intervention that might prevent copper-nickel exploration near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA).

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…

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Culver’s of Grand Rapids opened its doors on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  Franchise owner Brian Polister, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce representatives and city officials participated.

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.

St. Luke’s Vascular Surgery Associates hired Dr. Duangnapa Cuddy. Dr. Cuddy is a vascular surgeon who received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania. She completed her general surgery residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn…

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…

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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