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Daily Briefing

Superior Street project enters detail stage

Two new challenges were detailed Thursday when planners of the Superior Street reconstruction project held their ninth group meeting… Read more

Stoneburner to succeed Deitner at TKDA

TKDA announced that Tom Stoneburner, PE, LEED AP, will become the new president and CEO of TKDA in 2018. Read more

Sappi North America invests $5.94 Million in Cloquet mill

Sappi North America announced a $5.94 million capital investment in its Cloquet,  paper mill to replace the headbox on Paper Machine… Read more

Wal-Mart will offer customer pick-up space for online orders

Shoppers at the Grand Rapids Wal-Mart will soon have another option for taking home their purchases. Read more

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Around the Region

Housing development will open in June

A $14 million housing development in Duluth Heights will be completed in about a half year, representatives of Melhus Management, th… Read more

City, GDC reveal new parking options

A new parking option will become available during the three-year reconstruction of Superior Street in Downtown Duluth. Seven parking… Read more

U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes up 7-plus percent in October

CLEVELAND — U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 9.5 million tons of cargo in October, an increase of 7.1 percent compare… Read more

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Noteworthy Events

Weekend shuttle service for Bentleyville

The Greater Downtown Council will again offer free shuttle service on Friday and Saturday nights for those attending the Bentleyvill… Read more

Newsmakers

Graftaas named to College of Fellows

At the Society of American Registered Architects National Conference, Melissa Graftaas of Architecture Advantage was elevated to the… Read more

Dr. Normand returns to Essentia

Dr. Anne Normand, an orthopedic oncology surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Read more

Fitzsimmons named Bridgeview GM

ZMC Hotels, LLC announced Anna Fitzsimmons was named general manager of the Best Western Bridgeview in Superior.  Read more

CW Technology names staff appointments

Tiffany Erickson joined CW Technology as a vCIO in the Twin Cities office. Her background includes more than 10 years of experience … Read more

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BusinessNorth Exclusives

PLAN3T Extreme Trampoline Arena: A bouncing good time for all ages

PLAN3T Extreme Trampoline Arena, with more than 15,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines, has opened in Duluth at the former… Read more

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News from other media

UW study finds carbon emissions increase when land is converted into ethanol crops

A University of Wisconsin-Madison study shows that the shift of more than 7 million acres into cropland led to massive releases of c… Read more

Canada helping to boost traffic out of the port at Duluth

Iron ore shipments traveling from Minnesota across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway are at the highest level they have been in a … Read more

Apple pushes HomePod release to early 2018

So much for the holiday rush. Apple announced this morning that its premium HomePod smart speaker won’t be making the company’s init… Read more

FCC begins scaling back internet subsidies for low-income homes

The Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to begin overhauling a program known as Lifeline that provides discounted inte… Read more

Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill Reported In South Dakota

TransCanada, the company that owns and operates the Keystone Pipeline, says that an estimated 210,000 gallons, or 5,000 barrels, of … Read more

Cliffs' stock could rebound if economies remain strong

There is simply no way that commodities are rallying when China is contracting. That being said, China is growing and its environmen… Read more

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Weather Today

Snow showers early

Today

29° 17°

Snow showers early

Humidity: 67%
Cloud Coverage: 42%
Wind: WNW at 16 mph
Chance of Snow: 0%
UV Index: 0 Low
Sunrise: 07:15:34 am
Sunset: 04:30:51 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Snow showers early Sat
40% 29° 17°
Considerable cloudiness Sun
0% 33° 25°
Mix of sun and clouds Mon
10% 44° 24°
More clouds than sun, windy Tue
20% 26° 18°
Mostly cloudy Wed
10% 28° 19°
Plenty of sun Thu
10% 25° 19°
A mix of wintry precipitation in the morning Fri
60% 33° 28°