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Mining for young employees

Keynote SME conference speaker: Industry needs to show mining as an appealing career Read more

LISC Duluth celebrates 21 years at annual luncheon

Governor Tim Waltz addressed the annual Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today noting that Minnesotans are “strong people,” who… Read more

Wells Fargo closing branch at Duluth Cub Foods

Wells Fargo is notifying customers that it will permanently close its Duluth branch at Stone Ridge shopping center effective July 17. The o… Read more

RSM: Middle market particularly susceptible to cybercrime

The age of big data translates to even bigger risk for businesses of all sizes, but middle market companies are particularly vulnerable, ac… Read more

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Around the Region

ALLETE Clean Energy partners with Tecsis to produce wind turbine blades

ALLETE Clean Energy has received the 45th set of new wind turbine blades from international blade manufacturer Tecsis for its refurbishment… Read more

First saltie of season arrives in Twin Ports

The official 6:48 a.m. arrival under the Aerial Lift Bridge April 15 marked the Maria Gboth as the first saltwater vessel able to make its … Read more

Wells Fargo earns $5.9 billion in quarterly net income

In its first quarter report, Wells Fargo reported net income of $5.9 billion compared with $5.1 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Reven… Read more

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Noteworthy Events

Superior BID to hold annual meeting Wednesday

The Superior Business Improvement District’s 2019 Annual Dinner & Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 24th. This year marks the 30… Read more

Newsmakers

TELLOR CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

Long-time financial advisor Robin K. Tellor celebrates 50 years with Ameriprise Financial on Monday, April 29th at its offices at 394 Lake … Read more

LHB receives Governor’s Safety Award

LHB will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the Governor’s Safety Awards ceremony on May 8. LHB is one of 2… Read more

Padilla to oversee Twin Metals' regulatory affairs

Twin Metals Minnesota has added Julie Padilla to its team as chief regulatory officer (CRO).  Padilla has more than 20 years of legal exper… Read more

Shermoen joins APEX team

The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) has hired Matthew Shermoen as a business developer. He will draw from his 15 years of ex… Read more

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BusinessNorth Exclusives

Delivering Minnesota to your doorstep

Last year, Patrice Bradley, founder and CEO of Swim Creative, went to hang out with some friends at Bent Paddle Brewing in Duluth’s Lincoln… Read more

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News from other media

'National Enquirer' To Be Sold To Hudson News Heir James Cohen

American Media Inc. has made a deal to sell the National Enquirer, following months of scandals involving the tabloid's ties to President T… Read more

In wake of Mueller report, Congress mulls next steps

It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Trump. Read more

Cleveland-Cliffs drops lawsuit against Minnesota DNR

Cleveland-Cliffs dropped its lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this week, ending an eight-month battle in which… Read more

Xcel among the 60 giant companies that paid no federal taxes this year

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UnitedHealth CEO warns against Democrats' push for single-payer health coverage

The leader of UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer and Minnesota’s largest company, said Tuesday that expanding Medicare… Read more

American retailers already announced 6,000 store closures this year – more than all of 2018

America has too many stores. This year, US retailers have announced that 5,994 stores will close. That number already exceeds last year's t… Read more

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Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.

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Mainly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.

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Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the upper 30s.Sun
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Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s.Mon
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Tue
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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.Thu
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