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DeLuca named Port Authority's executive director

An existing member of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority staff has been named executive director. Deb DeLuca, the authority’s government and … Read more

Court sides with Nubai, dethrones Clark at Chippewa Capital Partners

A judge has prohibited Tom Clarke from claiming to be a leader of Chippewa Capital Partners or representing the company in any way. Read more

Superior Fuel acquires Harbor City Oil and Propane

Superior Fuel and Harbor City Oil and Propane announce their companies’ merged on Friday. The two companies will now be operating as Superi… Read more

PolyMet releases quarterly update

PolyMet Mining Corp. (NYSE: PLM), which is awaiting permits to begin nonferrous mineral mining, released its second quarter report Thursday… Read more

Around the Region

Wilderness Wheelers opens ATV/OHM Trail connecting Bigfork to Balsam

“It’s a mission driven trail that has been built here,” said Kacie Stanek, assistant area supervisor of the Department of Natural Resources… Read more

L.P has best Q2 since 2004

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (LPX) reported net sales for the second quarter were $811 million,  a 17 percent increase compared with … Read more

U.S. Steel predicts strong year

United States Steel Corp. reported lower net earnings for the quarter but higher net earnings for the half year. Net earnings were $214 mil… Read more

Noteworthy Events

Ashland presentation will address generational gaps

Workplaces today are comprised of multiple generations in positions throughout every level of the organization. And the mix will only incre… Read more

Newsmakers

Urshan earns CFP certification

Jordan D. Urshan, CFP, Investment Advisor Representative and partner at Urshan Retirement Group, Inc. in Hermantown, has been authorized by… Read more

Essentia Health names new chief operating officer

Essentia Health announced the appointment of Brad Beard as chief operating officer for its facilities in northeastern Minnesota and northwe… Read more

Hanft Fride attorneys recognized

Hanft Fride of Duluth announced the recognition of attorneys Charles “Huck” Andresen, Bill Burns, John Kelly, Jennifer Carey, Cheryl Prince… Read more

Six join Essentia Health System

Dr. Lee Stokes, an anesthesiologist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Dr. Stokes earned a medical degree fro… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

Capital gains break encourages private community investment

Program identifies ‘opportunity zones’ with goal to relieve uneven development Read more

News from other media

New Native American farm fund to distribute $266 million in landmark civil rights settlement

The largest U.S. philanthropy serving Native American farmers and ranchers has been established to distribute $266 million from a landmark … Read more

KQDS Fox21 Broadcast Frequency Changes in Virginia, International Falls

On 8/14/18, television translator stations K47IR-D located in Virginia and K45JD-D located in International Falls, MN, which rebroadcasts t… Read more

UPS Truck Rollover on Highway 53

A UPS truck driver was not hurt during a rollover of his vehicle early Monday morning.  Read more

St. Paul’s Iron Ranger serves up delicious, diverse comfort food from up north

Happily, you can now sample your way through the region, by way of a juicy porketta sandwich, decadent, layered potica coffee cake, rustic … Read more

Harley-Davidson and Indian keep their rivalry alive at Sturgis

Sturgis, S.D. – They’ve banged handlebars for more than a century, and nowhere is the battle between Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle … Read more

Buffalo Wild Wings eyes move into gambling world

Buffalo Wild Wings wants to add another item to its menu: gambling. Read more

Weather alert

Beach Hazard Statement from 5AM CDT WED until 8PM CDT WED

bulletin remains in effect until for Carlton/South St. Louis County, MN

Weather alert

Small Craft Advisory from 7:09AM CDT WED until 4PM CDT WED

bulletin remains in effect until for Two Harbors to Duluth MN County,

Weather Today

More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s.

Today

68° 56°

More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s.

Humidity:80%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:E at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:7 High
Sunrise:06:06:10 AM
Sunset:08:18:48 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 50s.Wed
0%68° 56°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
10%78° 65°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Fri
0%78° 59°
Sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Sat
10%81° 63°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Sun
60%79° 61°
Showers possible. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Mon
60%70° 56°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Tue
10%74° 54°