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Duluth law firms merge

Thibodeau, Johnson and Feriancek, PLLP and the Reyelts Law Firm announced the formation of Trial Group North.  The merger pairs firms that … Read more

Cirrus Aircraft honored with APEX Summit Award

The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) recognized Cirrus Aircraft with the organization’s Summit Award citing it as a global in… Read more

Youso named CEO at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake

The Board of Directors of Mercy Hospital has named Michael Youso, MBA, to the position of CEO, effective April 2. Youso will replace Michae… Read more

Frandsen to buy Duluth branch of Alerus

Frandsen Bank & Trust plans to purchase the Duluth banking operation of Alerus Financial, N. A. including the branch office located at … Read more

Around the Region

Regional Shopko stores will remain open

Shopko, which declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday, won't be closing its area stores. Read more

U.S. Bancorp sets records for quarter, year

In its year-end report, U.S. Bancorp reported record net income of $7.1 billion on revenue of $22.6 billion during 2018. Fourth quarter net… Read more

Shopko files for bankruptcy protection, will restructure

Shopko has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  In a Wednesday statement, the company said it was filing “voluntary petitions for a… Read more

Noteworthy Events

MLK events scheduled

Duluth and Superior are honoring and celebrating the legacy of Civil Rights Movement leader, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in a series … Read more

Newsmakers

Community Memorial announces new hires

Laurie Korby has been named the new Executive Director of the Cloquet Community Memorial Hospital Foundation. Read more

Fitzer joins Out There Advertising

Out There Advertising announced Marta Fitzer has joined the marketing and advertising agency as an art director. Read more

Duluth Seaway Port Authority names Stollenwerk to key post

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has selected a new director of government and environmental affairs. Jeff Stollenwerk joins the leadership… Read more

Thornton joins Community Memorial Hospital

Dr. Verna Thornton, board certified OB/GYN specialist, has joined the staff of Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

Trends: Demand outstrips supply in health care industry

The ratio of population to geography is an often quoted reason for both the pros and cons of living in the Arrowhead. Low density of humans… Read more

News from other media

For drug companies, making shareholders happy is more important than treating the sick

Hypothetically speaking, if a drug company is sitting on a huge pile of cash, can it justify steadily hiking the price of a well-establishe… Read more

Sherwin-Williams To Open On London Road In Duluth

Duluth’s first-ever Sherwin-Williams is coming to a section of town that’s seeing more commercial development. Read more

France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s data protection watchdog fined Alphabet’s Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European… Read more

Whitecap Mountains Resort Staff Remains Positive Following Resort Fire

Whitecap Mountains Resort has been staying positive and optimistic despite the damage a fire caused to their main lodge on Friday.  Read more

PG&E, largest power utility in U.s., preparing bankruptcy filing

PG&E Corp, the biggest U.S. power utility, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for all of its businesses a… Read more

GM, Honda, Ford, Toyota are bringing dead cars back to life

As the 2019 Detroit auto show begins this week with media previews, dead cars are coming back to life with a supernatural vengeance. Read more

Weather alert

Winter Weather Advisory until 12PM CST TUE

bulletin remains in effect until 12:00 pm Tuesday for Carlton/South St. Louis, MN

Weather Today

Snow early. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the upper single digits.

Today

21° 

Snow early. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the upper single digits.

Humidity:73%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 6 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:44:00 AM
Sunset:04:56:34 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Snow early. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the upper single digits.Tue
90%21° 
A few clouds. Highs in the upper teens and lows in the low single digits.Wed
10%19° 
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid single digits and lows -18 to -14F.Thu
0% -16°
A few clouds. Highs -6 to -2F and lows -19 to -15F.Fri
10%-4° -17°
Cloudy. Highs in the upper single digits and lows -9 to -5F.Sat
20% -7°
Afternoon snow showers. Highs in the low teens and lows in the low single digits.Sun
40%10° 
Morning snow showers. Highs in the upper single digits and lows -15 to -11F.Mon
40% -13°