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Ashland MMC to expand with $21 million Surgical Center

Ashland Memorial Medical Center’s (MMC) board approved funding in April to support expansion plans for the new Surgical Center created by B… Read more

State Supreme Court sides with Enbridge on Line 3 challenges

Enbridge can move its Line 3 project forward again as the result of a Tuesday Minnesota Supreme Court decision. Read more

Essentia Health unveils orthopedic urgent care

Essentia Health has established an urgent care dedicated solely to orthopedic injuries. Read more

MNA-affiliated nurses at St. Luke's reject offer; negotiating team authorizes strike

Nurses represented by the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) have rejected the latest offer by St. Luke's Hospital and authorized the negot… Read more

Around the Region

Wind energy lifts Great Lakes shipping in August

The St. Lawrence Seaway reported gains in traditional and project cargo for the month of August, Seaway officials said Tuesday. Read more

Orthopaedic Associates announces ‘Healthy Happy Foot Care Program’

Orthopaedic Associates announced they will be offering a new foot care program at their Hibbing clinic starting Sept. 23. New services will… Read more

Nurses' vote ratifies Essentia contract

Essentia Health nurses have overwhelmingly voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached between the hospital company and the Minnesota N… Read more

Noteworthy Events

Chili Cook-Off scheduled tonight

The Lakes United Way will hold its  28th Annual United Way Chili Cook-Off from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Thursday at the Duluth Entertainment Conventi… Read more

Newsmakers

WDIO selects news director

WDIO has named Mike Schram as news director. Read more

Three join Essentia

Dr. Kirsten Indrelie, an obstetrician and gynecologist, has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. She earned a medical degree from the … Read more

Entrepreneur Fund announces hires, promotion

The Entrepreneur Fund has hired Andrea Black as client support specialist, Michael Montgomery as business developer and Miranda Kishel as b… Read more

Vikre announces organic certification of three gins

Vikre Distillery announced the the USDA has granted an organic certification of their Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

RReal gains status in clean energy world

A garage start-up in 2000, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit RREAL (Rural Renewable Energy Alliance) now has a national and international presence as… Read more

News from other media

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it’s ‘serious’

FLINT, Mich. – Adriane Hall screamed as she held her picket sign in the air while drivers passing by honked their horns in support of the U… Read more

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it’s ‘serious’

FLINT, Mich. – Adriane Hall screamed as she held her picket sign in the air while drivers passing by honked their horns in support of the U… Read more

New Senior Living to Open in Carlton

CARLTON, Minn. – A brand new age 55 and older living community called The Willows. is coming to Carlton. Read more

U.S. Steel's dismal guidance underscores fading sector optimism

U.S. Steel (NYSE:X) -12.2% pre-market following weak guidance issued after yesterday's close, after Nucor (NYSE:NUE) and Steel Dynamics (NA… Read more

The Fed cut rates for the second time this year

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point for the second time since July, as concerns grow about a … Read more

Two Wendy's restaurants will be rebranded Burger King

A manager at the Miller Hill Mall Wendy's restaurant confirms that the London Road and Cloquet Wendy's restauants are now closed. Read more

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Today

65° 53°

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.

Humidity:65%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:W at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:06:55:04 AM
Sunset:07:06:16 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.Sun
0%65° 53°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.Mon
10%70° 53°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 50s.Tue
20%74° 53°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Wed
10%62° 46°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 50s.Thu
20%62° 54°
Showers possible. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Fri
40%61° 49°
Chance of afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 40s.Sat
30%56° 49°