TKDA celebrated its Duluth office expansion Thursday with an open house and tours.

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After spending nine months under bankruptcy court protection, Mesabi Metallics could see its fortune decided next week.

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Mining can simultaneously be sustainable and environmentally friendly when pursued by companies that make a long-term commitment to the industry, Cliffs Natural Resources’ chairman, president and chief executive told the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Wednesday.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has objected to the plan for Essar Steel Minnesota (now called Mesabi Metallics) to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Arguing the plan isn’t feasible, the agency asks the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware to deny Essar the right…

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The UMD Center for Economic Development (CED) has announced a record 75 businesses have been nominated to receive honors during the 25th Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards program, which recognizes entrepreneurs and business owners from throughout the Twin Ports and Northeas…

Many motorcycle shops have come and gone in Superior. In a region where motorcycle riding is a six-month endeavor at best, and in a smaller city, the low level of business volume makes success somewhat illusive.

Marketing master Tracy Lundeen carves out a singular business niche

Carrie Claybundy is dealing with issues that many rural small businesses are faced with: workforce retention. The acting administrator at Koochiching Health Services – a non-profit, religious based organization – has staffing shortages because new employees lack necessary skills.

Superior has been named one of the Best Small Cities to Start a Business in a 2017 study conducted by WalletHub.  It was ranked 16 out of 1,200 small cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000. 

An activist investor has called on Golden Valley-based Buffalo Wild Wings to oust CEO Sally Smith, but the sports-themed restaurant company has said no. The company's share price closed up 6 percent Thursday. Marcato Capital Management has been pushing Buffalo Wild Wings for improved financi…

TKDA’s Duluth office adds staff

Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Judge James B. Florey to represent the Eighth Congressional District on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He will be replacing the Honorable Lawrence B. Stauber, who is retiring at the end of May.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) named  Gabrielle Gerbaud, executive director of the Minnesota Trade Office.

Kris Koth, Julie Reinemann and Chana Stocke of North Shore Mortgage were named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officers for the second half of 2016.  Reinemann achieved platinum level, Stocke gold level and Koth a silver level.

Investing in people and communities for a thriving northeastern Minnesota, the Northland Foundation approved a total of $406,120 in 33 grants during the first quarter of 2017. Of this total, $260,000 was awarded as part of the Northland Foundation’s Social Enterprise Initiative. Nine nonprof…

MADISON, WI, April 17, 2017 – Wisconsin companies seeking to start or grow their exporting efforts are invited to join Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) on a global trade mission to Mexico from June 11-16.

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