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TKDA expands in Technology Village

TKDA celebrated its Duluth office expansion Thursday with an open house and tours. Read more

Concerns high, stakes even higher in complicated Essar bankruptcy

After spending nine months under bankruptcy court protection, Mesabi Metallics could see its fortune decided next week. Read more

Cliffs' CEO keeps focus on long-time core product

Mining can simultaneously be sustainable and environmentally friendly when pursued by companies that make a long-term commitment to … Read more

DNR: Deny mineral leases, reject Essar restructuring plan

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has objected to the plan for Essar Steel Minnesota (now called Mesabi Metallics)… Read more

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Around the Region

Fraser expands use of fire-retardant suits following worker death

Fraser Shipyards Inc. said Monday it has made voluntary safety enhancements and will pay a reduced fine to the Occupational Safety a… Read more

Revenue, net income increase for CN

CN reported record first quarter volumes and revenues. Read more

Superior ranked as business friendly

Superior has been named one of the Best Small Cities to Start a Business in a 2017 study conducted by WalletHub.  It was ranked 16 o… Read more

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Noteworthy Events

Knutson Custom Construction to hold open house

After being in business for over 13 years, Knutson Custom Construction has built their own custom office and shop. Read more

Newsmakers

TKDA expands Duluth staff

TKDA’s Duluth office adds staff Read more

Dayton appoints Judge Florey to fill Court of Appeals vacancy

Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Judge James B. Florey to represent the Eighth Congressional District on the Minnesota … Read more

Minnesota Trade Office names new director

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) named  Gabrielle Gerbaud, executive director of the Minnesota… Read more

North Shore Mortgage lenders named Minnesota Housing top producing loan officers

Kris Koth, Julie Reinemann and Chana Stocke of North Shore Mortgage were named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officers for the… Read more

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BusinessNorth Exclusives

Restoring Harleys is a passion at Superior shop

Many motorcycle shops have come and gone in Superior. In a region where motorcycle riding is a six-month endeavor at best, and in a … Read more

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News from other media

Bankrupt Gander Mountain might have a buyer

Gander Mountain Co., the bankrupt retailer of hunting and fishing gear, has attracted buyer interest that could keep most of its sto… Read more

Wells Fargo shareholders disrupt meeting as fate of board members awaited

Wells Fargo & Co's (WFC.N) annual meeting was repeatedly interrupted on Tuesday by angry shareholders seeking answers about the … Read more

Canadian lumber industry hits back at `unfair' Trump tariffs

Canadian lumber companies criticized new tariffs on imports of softwood lumber to the U.S., calling them unfair and unwarranted, whi… Read more

Oil price declines but retail price rises

Oil fell below $50 a barrel as investors lost faith that an extension of OPEC-led supply cuts will overcome growing U.S. production … Read more

Volkswagen hit with largest-ever fine for automakers

A federal judge in Detroit Friday signed off on what could be one of the last big developments in the Volkswagen diesel emissions sc… Read more

Are universities complicit in muzzling free speech?

Berkeley: Colter can speak after classes let out Read more

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Weather alert

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7:00 pm Wednesday for Carlton/South St. Louis, MN

Weather alert

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7:00 pm Wednesday for North St. Louis, MN

Weather Today

Windy, a mix of rain and freezing rain

Today

34° 26°

Windy, a mix of rain and freezing rain

Humidity: 96%
Cloud Coverage: 99%
Wind: NE at 25 mph
Chance of Snow: 0%
UV Index: 2 Low
Sunrise: 06:01:05 am
Sunset: 08:11:56 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
Rain and wind Tue
100% 43° 32°
Windy, a mix of rain and freezing rain Wed
90% 34° 26°
Mostly cloudy Thu
20% 34° 29°
Times of sun and clouds Fri
20% 48° 32°
Partly cloudy Sat
10% 47° 36°
Mix of rain and snow showers Sun
60% 39° 35°
Rain mixed with snow Mon
80% 40° 35°