A study commissioned by the Blandin Foundation and released last month found that while the national and Minnesota economies have improved in recent years, rural residents still list economic factors as top concerns.
Local stakeholders gathered on Sept. 19 in Grand Rapids to break ground for Swan Machine. The company’s new, permanent manufacturing facility will be located on Sixth Avenue SE, behind the Sherwin Williams paint store.
The Blandin Foundation and the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board are teaming up to spur better broadband access and use in northeastern Minnesota.
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.