Daily Briefing

Pro Print celebrates 40th anniversary, new press

Duluth commercial printer Pro Print celebrated its 40th Anniversary and the purchase of a new ProTouch Digital Enhancements Press Tuesday. … Read more

Commercial shipping season opens

The anticipated departure of six vessels this week signals a strong start to the 2018 commercial shipping season for the Port of Duluth-Sup… Read more

Wilcox elected vice chair of national bank group

Noah W. Wilcox, president, chairman and CEO of Grand Rapids State Bank and its holding company, Wilcox Bancshares Inc. in Grand Rapids, was… Read more

CSS launching program on sustainability, environment

The College of St. Scholastica  will initiate a new academic program this fall entitled “Sustainability Studies and the Environment.” Read more

Around the Region

Area SBDCs recognized Wednesday

Nearly 750 businesses were assisted by Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) in Northeastern Minnesota during 2017, including 47 busine… Read more

AAR Corp. beats Q3 earnings estimates, revenues lag

AAR Corp. AIR reported third-quarter fiscal 2018 adjusted earnings of 49 cents per share, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 4… Read more

Larson presents State of City address

Duluth Mayor Emily Larson presented the State of the City address Thursday. Click here to see the full text. Read more

Noteworthy Events

St. Scholastica to host Congressional candidates forum March 25

The College of St. Scholastica Student Senate, in cooperation with the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group at the University of Minnes… Read more


Farmakes named to LISC board

Duluth LISC named Jean Farmakes of LHB, Inc. as the newest member on its Local Advisory Board and Marketing and Communications Committee.  Read more

Fryberger’s Stephanie Ball honored as an Attorney of the Year

Stephanie Ball of Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A., has been named one of the 2017 Attorneys of the Year by the publication… Read more

Markham joins Kraus-Anderson Duluth as director of business development

The Duluth office of Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. (KA) has hired Dan Markham as director of business development. Read more

Four join Essentia Health

Dr. Tom Witt, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic in Virginia. In addition to caring for patients, … Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

Venues under pressure when political debate gets emotional

Today’s highly-charged political climate is posing new challenges for those in the events and conventions business.  Read more

News from other media

U.S. imposes sanctions on China, stoking fears of trade war

Fears of a trade war heightened on Thursday as the Trump administration slapped trade sanctions on China, including restrictions on investm… Read more

Steel stocks tumble as U.S. tariff waivers water down benefits

U.S. Steel Corp. led declines by American producers of the metal as the government said it will shield a list of allies from import tariffs… Read more

Duluth Armory receives grant to repair floor

The Armory Arts and Music Center has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society.  Read more

Trump official quietly drops payday loan case, mulls others

The top cop for U.S. consumer finance has decided not to sue a payday loan collector and is weighing whether to drop cases against three pa… Read more

Craigslist shuts down its personals section

Craigslist is shutting down its personals section. The service announced on Friday it will no longer operate the portion of its website tha… Read more

Google News Initiative announced to fight fake news and support journalism

Google is announcing new efforts today to support the media industry by fighting misinformation and bolstering journalism, which will live … Read more

Weather Today

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Mostly cloudy and windy

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Wind:ENE at 22 mph
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UV Index:3 Moderate
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