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Daily Briefing


Hillside Makers Market in Duluth opens this weekend

The Hillside Makers Market, located at 931 E 9th Street, was founded by two local business owners, Barbara Bengtson (Perception Coaching, L… Read more

UW-Superior School of Business and Economics establishes new advisory council

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s School of Business and Economics (SBE) has established a new Advisory Council to advise and advocate… Read more

Lake Country Power crews working to restore power

Lake Country Power repair crews will be working until Wednesday to restore electrical power to thousands of members who lost electricity Mo… Read more

I-35 lane closures in Duluth tunnels July 27 - 29

MnDOT maintenance crews will be cleaning the I-35 tunnels in Duluth starting Tuesday, July 27 through Thursday, July 29. Motorists should b… Read more

Around the Region

Xcel working to restore power

Xcel Energy crews are working to assess damage and restore power to customers after a line of thunderstorms rolled through Northern Wiscons… Read more

Steel imports increase in June and on year-to-date-basis

The United States imported 14.8 percent more net tons of total steel in June 2021 compared to May, according to the American Iron and Steel… Read more


Zup’s carts down the street in Ely

Renovation of former Shopko building brings new grocery, dry goods offerings to customers Read more

Noteworthy Events

Grand re-opening of Sheraton Duluth Hotel following renovation

The Sheraton Duluth Hotel honors its recent renovation with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce on July… Read more


Duluth Pack promotes DeMars to website manager

Duluth Pack has promoted Grant DeMars to website manager. DeMars began his career at Duluth Pack in May 2019 as marketing associate. He is … Read more

Teresa Appelwick named president and CEO of Laurentian Chamber of Commerce

The Laurentian Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced today the selection of Teresa Appelwick as the new president and CEO.  Read more

Duluth Police hires new public information officer

The Duluth Police Department has hired Mattie Hjelseth as their new public information officer. Ms. Hjelseth recently started in this posit… Read more

Stephanie Dunaiski to join Swim Creative

Swim Creative announced today their most recent addition of Copywriter and Content Producer Stephanie Dunaiski to their team.Dunaiski bring… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives


Mining town embraces tourists

Poised on the north shore of Lake Superior, Silver Bay is redefining itself as a tourist destination.  Read more

News from other media

US extends Canada border restrictions through Aug. 21

U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed through Aug. 21, according to documents to be published in the Federal Register. The… Read more

Welcome home: Progressives slam Bezos for tax strategy

Soon after Amazon (AMZN) chairman and founder Jeff Bezos returned to Earth from space on Tuesday, the billionaire received sharp criticism … Read more

Raise stop protection on Cleveland -Cliffs

During the Lightning Round segment of "Mad Money" Tuesday a caller asked host Jim Cramer about steel producer Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) . Read more

Wells Fargo shuts down all personal lines of credit

Wells Fargo is shutting down all of its existing personal lines of credit, sparking outrage from consumers and advocates. In notices to cus… Read more

Iron Range legislators move to keep Nashwauk mine site in play

A long-stalled iron mine near Nashwauk will have at least two more years to finish construction — potentially under different ownership — a… Read more

Duluth Schools superintendent Magas should be fired

Duluth Superintendent of Schools John Magas is proud that his “community” shut down a debate before it even started. He should be fired.  Read more

Weather alert

Air Quality Alert until FRI 3:00 PM CDT

This Air Quality Alert remains in effect until 3:00 pm Friday for Carlton/South St. Louis Counties, MN

Weather Today

Clear night


71° 63°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 60s.

Cloud Coverage:44%
Wind:N at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:19%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:43:44 AM
Sunset:08:45:21 PM

This Week's Forecast

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Partly cloudyMon
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Partly cloudyTue
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