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Daily Briefing

NORTHFORCE begins second year of Mentor Connection

Year Two of Mentor Connection coordinated by NORTHFORCE began with an Oct. 10 gathering at The Great Lakes Aquarium. Read more

WEDC pursuing legal action against Kestrel Aircraft Co.

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is pursuing legal action against an aircraft company that once planned to build a pla… Read more

Enbridge says rebuttal evidence reaffirms need for Line 3

Enbridge on Thursday disputed the lack of need to replace its Line 3 – a conclusion drawn by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commissi… Read more

Martinetto joins Northrock board; firm acquires Lehtinen's shares

Bill Martinetto was elected to the board of directors of Northrock Development Co. in a unanimous Oct. 6 vote. He is the general man… Read more

Around the Region

WITC joins Top 150 list, eligible to compete for Aspen prize

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College was named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Comm… Read more

Two Harbors newspaper office to close Oct. 20

The Lake County Chronicle newspaper will no longer have an office in its hometown of Two Harbors. Read more

Large crowd greets Duluth Aldi

Aldi Food Market opened its second store in the Twin Ports Thursday, attracting a line of people that stretched for more than a block. Read more

Noteworthy Events

Duluth Chamber's annual meeting scheduled Thursday

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 147th Annual Meeting and Dinner Celebration from 4-9 p.m. on Thursday at the Dulut… Read more


Attorneys at Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick named best lawyers in America

Stephanie Ball, Paul Kilgore, David Oberstar and James Stewart of Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith and Frederick, P.A. were recently selec… Read more

Fairview Range earns accreditation

Fairview Range Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent revi… Read more

Burgstahler, Widstrom join Duluth Clinic

Physician Assistant Laura Burgstahler has joined the General Surgery Department at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Read more

Lapcinski joins Sterling Bank residential loan team

Sterling Bank has named of Aerial Lapcinski as a loan officer at its Rice Lake branch. Lapcinski, will primarily be helping customer… Read more

BusinessNorth Exclusives

Hospital expansion nears completion

After being under construction for more than two years, Northshore Health hospital and care center in Grand Marais is nearing the co… Read more

News from other media

The Kobe Steel scandal: What we know so far

Kobe Steel, a century-old industrial giant, has admitted to falsifying data on products sold to top customers like Boeing and Toyota. Read more

Business lobby: Remove 'America's Dairyland' from Wisconsin license plates

The head of the state's business lobby, Kurt Bauer, said Monday that Wisconsin should consider removing the slogan "America's Dairyl… Read more

Drone collides with commercial aeroplane in Canada

A drone has collided with a commercial aircraft in Canada, the first such incident in the country, according to the Transport Ministry. Read more

Spectrum could cut Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and more

Spectrum customers watching Viacom channels such as Comedy Central, VH1 and Nickelodeon this weekend were warned via a screen crawl … Read more

Telemark Resort closer to being purchased, redeveloped

CABLE, WI - The former Telemark Resort is one step closer to being purchased and redeveloped.  Read more

Wells Fargo hit by surprise charge from pre-crisis mortgages

Nearly a decade after the financial crisis, Wells Fargo & Co. is getting stung by bad behavior in the housing bubble. Read more

Weather alert

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement remains in effect until 5:00 am Wednesday for North St. Louis, MN

Weather Today

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70° 51°

A few clouds

Humidity: 74%
Cloud Coverage: 12%
Wind: SW at 9 mph
Chance of Rain: 0%
UV Index: 0 Low
Sunrise: 07:28:57 am
Sunset: 06:17:17 pm

This Week's Forecast

Day Precip Temp
A few clouds Tue
0% 70° 51°
Mix of sun and clouds Wed
0% 67° 41°
Mainly sunny Thu
0% 65° 50°
Partly cloudy Fri
10% 69° 59°
Periods of rain during the afternoon Sat
80% 63° 45°
A few clouds Sun
0% 60° 48°
Partly cloudy Mon
10% 54° 41°