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U.S. Steel sues MPCA

U.S. Steel Corp. on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), contending the state organization… Read more

Trump to visit the Iron Range? He says so

President Donald Trump said Thursday he would visit U.S. Steel’s taconite operations in Minnesota. Read more

Mesabi Metallics fires back on state objections to its reorganization plan

In a letter dated Feb. 15, Mesabi Metallics CEO Matthew Stock voiced strong opposition to the state’s objections to its reorganizati… Read more

ALLETE, Inc. reports 2016 earnings of $3.14 per share

ALLETE, Inc. (ALE) on Wednesday reported full year 2016 earnings of $3.14 per share on net income of $155.3 million and operating re… Read more

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Around the Region

New data on Minnesota shows economic impact of immigrant population

Minnesota business leaders on Tuesday showcased new research on the contributions of immigrants in Minnesota and highlighted the nee… Read more

Bigfork Valley receives $25,000 grant

LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation has awarded a two year, $25,000 Workforce Solutions grant to Bigfork Valley Senior Services. Read more

Mercy Hospital adds 3-D mammography in Moose Lake

Mercy Hospital announced that state-of-the-art 3-D mammography is now available at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake. Utilizing advanced … Read more

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Noteworthy Events

Klarner to address Entrepreneurs on Tap

Superior Entrepreneurs On Tap announced Dan Klarner of Sweeden Sweets will give an address at 6:30 p.m. on March 14 at Cedar Lounge … Read more

Newsmakers

Orthopedic sports medicine surgeon joins Fairview Range

Board certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon Leo Hise, D.O., has joined the Fairview Range medical staff. Read more

Podiatrist joins Essentia in Superior

Dr. Paul Ouradnik, a podiatrist and podiatric surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Superior Clinic in Superior. He wil… Read more

Dr. Anghel joins St. Luke’s Cardiology

St. Luke’s Cardiology Associates has hired Dr. Anemona Anghel. Read more

Schmidt receives prestigious award

Consolidated Communications employee Heidi Schmidt was presented the company’s highest honor, the Chairman Award, at the company’s a… Read more

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BusinessNorth Exclusives

Northern Minnesota and the ‘digital divide’

It’s the modern-day infrastructure shortfall that some are equating to the lack of electricity available in rural, Depression-era America. Read more

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News from other media

Burger King owner to buy Popeyes fried chicken for $1.8 billion

The company that owns Burger King added to its fast-food empire with a deal to acquire fried chicken chain Popeyes for $1.8 billion. Read more

Obamacare is in a 'death spiral,' says Aetna CEO

More sick Americans are flocking to the Obamacare exchanges, which is pushing insurers' costs higher, Bertolini said at a Wall Stree… Read more

Minneapolis and St. Paul paid sick leave ordinances: What you need to know

St. Paul and Minneapolis both passed city ordinances last year that require private employers to provide their workers with paid sic… Read more

Enbridge closes $2 billion deal buying interest in Bakken pipeline project

Houston-based Enbridge Energy Partners LP (NYSE: EEP) has closed on a $2 billion deal to jointly acquire interest in the Bakken Acce… Read more

Mondale, Kelm-Helgen leave U.S. Bank Stadium panel in wake of luxury suite flap

The two highest-profile public officials on the U.S. Bank Stadium oversight commission stepped down Thursday amid growing legislativ… Read more

Enbridge agrees to sell interstate pipeline in $220 million deal

Houston-based Enbridge Energy Partners LP (NYSE: EEP) has agreed to a $220 million deal to sell one of its interstate pipelines to F… Read more

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