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Wagner Zaun Architecture joins LHB Inc.

Wagner Zaun Architecture Inc. of Duluth is joining LHB, Inc. in a deal structured as an asset purchase designed to strengthen Wagner Zaun's… Read more

Interest emerges in Duluth aircraft maintenance base

There’s new interest in the city-owned aircraft maintenance base at Duluth International Airport.  Read more

Potential Telemark developer withdraws offer

Telemark Redevelopment, LLC (TR) said it is notifying the American Birkiebiender Ski Foundation (ABSF) this week of its intention to withdr… Read more

Bayfield wireless ISP wins FCC spectrum auction

Locally based wireless internet service provider Bayfield Wireless announced Friday it was one of the winning bidders of the recent Federal… Read more

Around the Region

Great Lakes iron ore shipments decline 40.3 percent

Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 3.6 million tons in August, a decrease of 40.3 percent compared to a year ago.  Shipments … Read more

Virginia selects Lundeen Group as marketing/wvent coordinators for MECC

By unanimous vote of the Virginia City Council, the Lundeen Group has been selected as emarketing and event coordinator for the new Miners … Read more

Minnesota’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.4% in August

Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to move lower, falling to 7.4% in August, according to numbers released today b… Read more

Noteworthy Events

Frost River Trading Co announces retail store grand reopening

After a six-month closure for COVID and extensive physical renovations, the Frost River Trading Co retail store located at 1910 W Superior … Read more

Newsmakers

Dr. Taivan named Labovitz MBA program director

Dr. Ariuna Taivan, associate professor of economics, has been named the new director of graduate studies (DGS) for the Labovitz School of B… Read more

Reinert selected for Post 9/11 taskforce

America’s longest war – the Global War on Terrorism – started with the attacks on American soil on Sept. 11, 2001. Read more

Donahue receives Excellence and Innovation Center Award

Andy Donahue, Small Business Development Center director at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, was presented the Small Business Administ… Read more

Bell Bank hires Sarver to lead community development efforts

Bell Bank has hired Katie Mattis Sarver, a former two-time Executive of the Year for Major League Soccer – Corporate Partnerships, as commu… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

COVID business assistance has tax implications

“It’s going to be a tough tax year; it’s going to be brutal.” Read more

News from other media

Pine-Sol cleaner has been approved to kill coronavirus

Pine-Sol's original cleaner has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a product that can kill the coronavirus on… Read more

Canada Border With USA Staying Shut at Least Another Month

Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the temporary restriction of all non-essential travel across the Canada-U.S. border unti… Read more

Fed signals interest rates to stay near-zero through 2023

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept rates steady at near-zero, suggesting that interest rates will likely stay there through the end of 2… Read more

A new venture fund to start investing in entrepreneurs at Wisconsin's colleges

A new venture capital fund will start investing in Wisconsin's university and college entrepreneurs this fall after closing on $6 million i… Read more

MPR reporter quits, saying bosses covered for DJ accused of sexual misconduct

Minnesota Public Radio’s award-winning arts reporter Marianne Combs announced her resignation from MPR News on Monday morning, saying its m… Read more

Rio Tinto CEO to leave company after destruction of sacred sites

Rio Tinto (RIO) CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques has resigned under pressure from investors over the company's destruction of a 46,000-year-old s… Read more

Weather alert

Small Craft Advisory until 7PM CDT SUN

This bulletin remains in effect until 7:00 pm Sunday for Two Harbors to Duluth MN,

Weather Today

Scattered showers

Today

63° 46°

Chance of showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Humidity:58%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:W at 16 mph
Chance of Rain:40%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:07:02:34 AM
Sunset:06:55:03 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Scattered showersSun
40%63° 46°
Mostly cloudyMon
20%53° 46°
ThunderstormTue
30%58° 44°
ThunderstormWed
40%55° 43°
CloudyThu
20%48° 34°
Partly cloudyFri
10%45° 34°
Mostly cloudySat
10%46° 36°