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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (LPX) reported net sales for the second quarter were $811 million,  a 17 percent increase compared with the year ago quarter. Income from continuing operations was $163 million, $1.11 per diluted share. 

United States Steel Corp. reported lower net earnings for the quarter but higher net earnings for the half year. Net earnings were $214 million compared with $261 million during Q2 of 2017. Year to date, the net was $232 million versus $81 million during the first six months of 2017.

United States Steel Corp. (X) reported second quarter 2018 net earnings of $214 million, or $1.20 per diluted share.  That compares with second quarter 2017 net earnings of $261 million, or $1.48 per diluted share. Net Q2 sales were $3.6 billion versus $3.1 billion one year ago.

The Entrepreneur Fund announced five business professionals completed the spring session of Be Strategic: Grow Your Business in Grand Marais. Be Strategicis for established entrepreneurs seeking 25 percent revenue growth over three years. In addition to the skills and resources learned durin…

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