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Kraus-Anderson named construction renovation partner

Holiday Inn & Suites-Duluth and the Lion Hotel Group announced Kraus-Anderson will complete their restaurant transformation proj… Read more

DBU announces plans to close; campus president blames Obama

Duluth Business University will close after 126 years, which DBU said is a period of service longer than any other college or univer… Read more

Former Magnetation officers form new firm, buy Canadian mine

Tacora Resources Inc., a new Grand Rapids firm, has acquired the assets of the Scully Mine located in Wabush, Newfoundland, and Labr… Read more

Haines named GPM's chief executive

Peter G. Haines was named chief executive officer at GPM Inc., a Duluth manufacturer of industrial slurry pumps. He replaces Rob Wes… Read more

Around the Region

Grand Rapids Culver’s opens Monday

Culver’s of Grand Rapids will open its doors on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m.  Franchise owner Brian Polister, Gra… Read more

Revenue grows 8 percent for UnitedHealth

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) reported 8 percent growth in second quarter revenues versus the same period one year ago. Much of the growt… Read more

Building Logic opens new headquarters

Property care and repair contractor Building Logic celebrated its new headquarters and dispatch center Wednesday. It’s located at 63… Read more

Noteworthy Events

North Shore Health announces community open house

North Shore Health will host a “Sneak Peek” open house from 1-5 p.m. on July 28 to share construction progress and Care Center trans… Read more

Newsmakers

Fjelstad joins TKDA's Duluth team

Duluth native Chase Fjelstad, a Duluth native and architectural graduate, has joined TKDA’s Northland office. He holds an Associate … Read more

Two Kolquist, Seitz, & Goldman workers pass CPA exam

The Duluth certified public accounting firm announced Aaron Illikainen and Naomi Vagts recently passed the Uniform Certified Public … Read more

Essentia adds three around region

Dr. A.J. Hegg has joined the Critical Care Medicine Department at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. The Cook, Min… Read more

Three join LSC's EOC program

LSC has hired three TRiO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) temporary advisors. EOC provides perspective students with the support… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

Younger generation invests in North Shore resorts

Classic retreats along the North Shore of Lake Superior are in various stages of changing hands, and a spirit of revitalization in t… Read more

News from other media

Chipotle consumers are abandoning the brand, and it could get worse

It's likely that diners have begun to avoid Chipotle Mexican Grill. Read more

Wisconsin firm to implant microchips in employees

A Wisconsin company is about to become the first in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees.Yes, you read that right. … Read more

U.S. home sales stumble as prices hit record high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales volumes fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties pushed house prices to a … Read more

Council Approves Gender-Neutral Bathrooms on Park Point

There will be gender-neutral bathrooms constructed at the Lafayette Community Center on Duluth's Park Point later this summer.   Read more

Are iPads and laptops improving students’ test scores? Not yet

Five years after Twin Cities schools began transforming classrooms by putting computers in the hands of students, there is little ha… Read more

Minneapolis Couple Restoring Superior's Raspberry Inn

A Minneapolis couple has decided to take on the project of restoring the Raspberry Inn in Superior.  The building was condemned earl… Read more

Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms

Today

70° 67°

Scattered thunderstorms

Humidity: 91%
Cloud Coverage: 82%
Wind: SSW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain: 60%
UV Index: 0 Low
Sunrise: 05:40:24 am
Sunset: 08:48:34 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Scattered thunderstorms Tue
60% 70° 67°
Partly cloudy Wed
20% 83° 62°
Mostly sunny Thu
10% 72° 58°
Sunny Fri
10% 76° 58°
Mix of sun and clouds Sat
10% 74° 62°
Times of sun and clouds Sun
20% 80° 63°
Plenty of sun Mon
10% 76° 58°