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Daily Briefing

NFIB releases 2016 voting records

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) released its  small business voting record for the 2015-2016 session of the M… Read more

Superior Choice celebrates remodeling project

Superior Choice Credit Union marked International Credit Union Day Oct. 20  by celebrating the remodeling of its Tower branch lobby … Read more

Enbridge will trim staff by 5 percent

Enbridge will cut 530 positions throughout its system, the pipeline company revealed Wednesday. About 50 workers in the Twin Ports a… Read more

Chamber speaker stresses importance of trust, compassion

The importance of customer service was stressed in the Wednesday keynote address at the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting. Read more


Around the Region

Fond du Lac band breaks ground for clinic expansion

Members of the Fund du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa broke ground Friday for a $9.4 million expansion of the Min No Aya Win Hum… Read more

Net income climbs for Steel Dynamics

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) reported third quarter 2016 adjusted net income was $160 million, or 65 cents per diluted share on net s… Read more

Integrity Health Network ACO scores higher in 2015, generates annual savings of $1.1 million

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced the 2015 results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and t… Read more


Noteworthy Events

Criminalization of poverty is topic of discussion

The Volunteer Attorney Program (VAP) is excited to announce their Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event, Criminalization of Poverty… Read more


24hr Bookkeeper named 2016 Global Firm of the Future

At the third annual QuickBooks Connect, Intuit Inc. named 24hr Bookkeeper the winner of its 2016 Global Firm of the Future contest. Read more

Bettendorf joins Essentia -St. Mary's

Dr. Joseph Bettendorf, an emergency medicine physician, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Read more

International event invites Stine to participate

LHB’s virtual design and construction / building information modeling (BIM) administrator Daniel Stine has been invited to participa… Read more

Three join Saturn Systems

Josh Muhich has accepted a full-time programmer position with Saturn Systems. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth… Read more


BusinessNorth Exclusives

Economic issues are top concern

A study commissioned by the Blandin Foundation and released last month found that while the national and Minnesota economies have im… Read more


News from other media

Health, energy stocks hit Wall St, Microsoft lifts Nasdaq

he S&P 500 and the Dow came off session lows in early afternoon on Friday, but continued to be weighed down by energy and health… Read more

Dayton urges legislators to agree on health care fix

Gov. Mark Dayton says he will call a special session to address rapidly rising costs for people buying health insurance through Minn… Read more

Senate DFLers to ask for special session on health insurance rates

Minnesota Senate DFLers on Thursday will ask Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special legislative session to deal with soaring premiums fo… Read more

Hibbing expects tourism boost from Bob Dylan

Duluth isn't the only city celebrating Bob Dylan's most recent award. Read more

Once jobless and uncounted, eager workers could slow Fed rate hike

The crammed-to-capacity parking lot at a job training center in this St. Louis suburb is exhibit A for why the U.S. Federal Reserve … Read more

Apple gives up on making whole car, moves hundreds of employees off the project

Apple (AAPL) executives have given their secret car team, code-named Project Titan, until late 2017 to prove the feasibility of a se… Read more


Weather Today

Times of sun and clouds


51° 43°

Times of sun and clouds

Humidity: 78%
Cloud Coverage: 59%
Wind: ENE at 17 mph
Chance of Rain: 10%
UV Index: 2 Low
Sunrise: 07:40:42 am
Sunset: 06:02:49 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Times of sun and clouds Tue
10% 51° 43°
Cloudy with rain Wed
80% 45° 42°
Mostly cloudy Thu
10% 53° 44°
Mostly cloudy Fri
20% 53° 47°
Mainly cloudy and rainy Sat
60% 49° 43°
More clouds than sun Sun
20% 49° 45°
Chance of showers Mon
60% 55° 47°