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Ruling on Line 3 leaves both sides seeing benefits

Supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline in northern Minnesota both saw something to like in a long-awaited report released late… Read more

Recent storm raises Lakewalk repair cost

Lake Superior’s fury a week ago has raised the cost to repair damaged portions of Duluth’s Lakewalk. Read more

Wells Fargo closing four regional offices

Wells Fargo is closing offices in Eveleth, Silver Bay, Blackduck and Bemidji, officials of the firm confirmed this week. Read more

UW-Superior names Dr. Molly Smith new provost

The University of Wisconsin-Superior announced the appointment of Dr. Molly Smith as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. She … Read more

Around the Region

Cliffs' first quarter 'better than expected'

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF) on Friday reported a net loss of $84 million in the first quarter, which included $71 million related to discon… Read more

Phifer drops out of 8th District race

Leah Phifer has made the decision not to move her candidacy for 8th Congressional District representative forward into a DFL primary electi… Read more

Superior Street detours set to begin Tuesday

The City of Duluth and Northland Constructors announced detours will be installed Tuesday afternoon to catch up on lost time for the start … Read more

Noteworthy Events

St. Scholastica president to address Hermantown Chamber

The Hermantown Chamber of Commerce will hear from the College of St. Scholastica's 12th President, Dr. Colette Geary, at its monthly lunche… Read more

Newsmakers

TKDA’s Duluth office adds staff

TKDA, an employee-owned provider of engineering, architecture and planning services, announced that several new staff members have joined i… Read more

Essentia Health pediatrician earns national award

Dr. Nancy Monaghan Beery, a pediatrician at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic, has earned a national award from the American College of Ost… Read more

Stariha joins Superior Fuel

Joe Stariha has joined Duluth-based propane provider Superior Fuel Co. as chief financial officer. In this role, he is responsible for the … Read more

St. Luke's announces staff moves

Dr. Andrew Nisbet with St. Luke’s Urology Associates is now seeing patients at St. Luke’s Chequamegon Clinic in Ashland. He received his me… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

Adventure touring on a Border to Border OHV route

“You might expect pines and lakes,” Ron Potter said about the proposed adventure touring route across northern Minnesota, “but I think peop… Read more

News from other media

Appeals court allows unusual 'necessity' defense for Enbridge pipeline protesters

Four protesters charged with felonies for turning off emergency shut-off valves on two Enbridge Energy oil pipelines can use the threat of … Read more

Towering transmission line in western Wisconsin sparks questions over need and nearly half-billion-dollar cost

The developers of a controversial power line through southwestern Wisconsin said Friday their preferred route would cost $492 million, a pr… Read more

Iron Range man admits illegally harvesting hundreds of birch trees

An Iron Range man will pay a fine and restitution for cutting down and stealing roughly 1,200 birch trees from state land in northern Minne… Read more

U.S. Steel Producers on a Roll as May 1 Deadline Approaches

The U.S. steel industry is buoyant in the backdrop of a favorable regulatory environment. The goal of the government is to revive the indus… Read more

Don't Fret About Cleveland-Cliffs' Ugly First Quarter Results

At first glance, Cleveland-Cliffs' (NYSE: CLF) most recent earnings report might make shareholders want to push the sell button as fast as … Read more

Secure Gmail Accounts Appear to Be Emailing Spam

Google is currently dealing with one of the more bizarre cases of email spam we've seen. Gmail users with completely secure accounts are di… Read more

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