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Enbridge Line 3 environmental review released

The Minnesota Department of Commerce released a 5,000-page study of a 340-mile long proposed oil pipeline across the state Thursday,… Read more

43 additional workers sue Fraser

Three personal injury lawsuits representing 43 persons were file on Wednesday against Capstan Corp. and two of its divisions – Frase… Read more

Study finds Twin Ports aviation industry booming

The Duluth-Superior aviation industry is strong and continues to grow, according to a new study. Read more

Cliffs Natural Resources renames itself Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) announces Tuesday that it has re-branded the company to its historical name Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Read more

Around the Region

Kage Innovation relocating operations to Polk County

Minnesota company to occupy new facility in Osceola Read more

Seaway tonnage rises 18 percent

Iron ore, dry bulk cargo and general cargo shipments remain strong on the St. Lawrence Seaway this season, with overall tonnage up 1… Read more

'Thomas' sets attendance record

This was a record-setting year for the Day Out With Thomas event at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum and North Shore Scenic Railroa… Read more

Noteworthy Events

Foxconn is topic of community meeting

The decision by Foxconn to invest more than $10 billion in Wisconsin in a historic economic development project that will create mor… Read more

Newsmakers

Giant Voices expands account and creative teams

Giant Voices announced the addition of Lauren Sandbulte, Kallie Paulsen and Andy Walker. Read more

Two physicians join Essentia in Duluth

Dr. Hilary Reich, a dermatologist, has joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Read more

St. Luke's announces staff changes

Kate Pavlich, NP, has joined St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates. Pavlich received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden Univers… Read more

CSS announces faculty-staff awards

The College of St. Scholastica has announced the recipients of its faculty-staff excellence awards, which were distributed during a … Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

See the river, feel the river, ride the river

Whitewater Rafting offers unique experience on St. Louis River Read more

News from other media

Trump, Bannon part ways

President Trump has told senior aides that he has decided to remove Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled White House chief strategist wh… Read more

Sun Country to go no-frills

Sun Country Airlines, which had managed to distance itself from other low-cost airlines by not charging extra fees, is apparently jo… Read more

There's no decline in US steel imports despite Section 232 threat

Does US Steel Have Room to Run Even Higher? PART 6 OF 12 US steel imports Higher steel imports have been a concern for steelmakers, … Read more

UnitedHealth appoints new CEO

Health insurer major, UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH has appointed David Wichmann, its president since 2014, as its new CEO. He will re… Read more

Iron Ore Shipments Show Steady Increases

Iron ore shipments through the Port of Duluth have shown steady increases this season. Read more

Can or Should Employers Fire Employees Who Participate in Hate Groups?

When one of an employer's workers participates in a hate group's activities, such as the white supremacist rally that occurred in Ch… Read more

Weather Today

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Today

79° 57°

Times of sun and clouds

Humidity: 76%
Cloud Coverage: 60%
Wind: WSW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain: 20%
UV Index: 7 High
Sunrise: 06:13:06 am
Sunset: 08:09:20 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Mostly clear Sat
20% 81° 63°
Times of sun and clouds Sun
20% 79° 57°
Partly cloudy Mon
0% 75° 58°
Mix of sun and clouds Tue
20% 71° 54°
Plenty of sun Wed
10% 69° 53°
Morning showers Thu
40% 69° 53°
Sunny Fri
10% 70° 57°