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NRRI develops system to process Iron Range ilmenite

A new substance could expand Northern Minnesota’s mining industry and create jobs near Hoyt Lakes, according to findings of a techni… Read more

Duluth airport to receive high-tech passenger scanner

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is installing an Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) scanner at the Duluth Internatio… Read more

NWWIB and WITC working to increase construction labor force

The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board (NWWIB) and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) have partnered to offer… Read more

Cirrus Aircraft earns EASA approval as first Vision Jet arrives in Europe

Cirrus Aircraft has received Vision Jet Type Certificate approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and delivered the … Read more

Around the Region

Iron Range, Duluth celebrate region as a center of excellence

The contribution of Minnesota’s Iron Range to the region, state and nation is being celebrated in a printed insert. Read more

Artisans Inc. receives WEDC loan to help employees purchase company

Assistance ensures firm will remain in Rusk County Read more

Firms assessed more than $1 million for environmental cleanup

Dale Cich, Diane C. Anderson and J & D Services of Northern Minnesota, Inc., must pay more than $1 million dollars for environme… Read more

Noteworthy Events

Native plant sale set June 3

The Bayfield Regional Conservancy’s (BRC) Annual Northern Native Plant Sale returns on Saturday, June 3 to the Sigurd Olson Environm… Read more

Newsmakers

Kraus-Anderson completes construction of Range Family Dental in Virginia

The Duluth office of Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. has completed construction of the new Range Family Dental located at 727 4th St… Read more

St. Luke’s urologist Dr. Beach to see patients at Miller Creek Medical Clinic

Dr. Rebekah Beach with St. Luke’s Urology Associates will soon start seeing patients at St. Luke’s Miller Creek Medical Clinic in He… Read more

Everett joins AMI Consulting Engineers

AMI Consulting Engineers announced Karl D. Everett was hired as the assistant manager environmental engineering in Superior. Everett… Read more

Duluth South AmericInn earns company’s top honor as property of the year

AmericInn, the largest mid-scale lodging brand in the upper midwest, has honored the AmericInn Duluth South with its top, system-wid… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

NRRI launches Itasca area business assistance initiative

The University of Minnesota Duluth Natural Resources Research Institute recently launched an initiative aimed at helping Itasca Coun… Read more

News from other media

Profile: Sanjeev Gupta, the man behind Liberty House and the Essar Minnesota purchase

In Britain today, Superman isn’t as much the Man of Steel as Sanjeev Gupta is. Read more

Minnesota Lawmakers Push to Finalize Budget Deal

ST. PAUL, Minn. – One-hundred twenty days have passed since the Minnesota Legislature first started work on the state’s budget bill. Read more

Solar jobs growing 17 times faster than US economy

Solar employment expanded last year 17 times faster than the total US economy, according to an International Renewable Energy Agency… Read more

Businessman raised in Northwest Wisconsin puts up $1 million for tornado relief challenge grant

A businessman and philanthropist has put up $1 million toward tornado recovery efforts in the northwestern Wisconsin area where he w… Read more

Minnesota lawmakers reach budget deal

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican lawmakers cut a last-minute deal on $46 billion in state spending and tax cuts with just about an ho… Read more

Barron County organizes tornado relief effort

Barron County officials took the opportunity of Gov. Scott Walker’s visit on Wednesday, May 17, to get the word out on how people ca… Read more

Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Today

65° 50°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Humidity: 70%
Cloud Coverage: 64%
Wind: W at 13 mph
Chance of Rain: 60%
UV Index: 7 High
Sunrise: 05:20:22 am
Sunset: 08:51:09 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Showers late Sat
50% 73° 53°
Scattered thunderstorms possible Sun
60% 65° 50°
Showers ending by midday Mon
60% 57° 47°
Morning showers Tue
40% 52° 46°
Mostly sunny Wed
0% 64° 49°
Sunny Thu
10% 68° 51°
Abundant sunshine Fri
10% 62° 50°