Blacklist Artisan Ales held its grand opening celebration from 3 p.m. until midnight Wednesday at its manufacturing facility and pub, 120 E. Superior St.
The Hermantown Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Barbara Carr has been hired as executive director. Carr will succeed Karen Pionk who announced in November she would be leaving the position.
Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Quinn has promoted Stephanie Balmer to full partner. A graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law and native Duluthian, she joined the law firm in 2005.
The Northland Foundation has hired Alex Bastien as loan portfolio manager. He will work with the foundation’s Business Finance Program to provide flexible lending, in partnership with banks or other development lenders, to businesses and nonprofit organizations to start up, maintain and expa…