The Barron County Economic Development Commission's 2016 Business Awards and Banquet will be held Oct. 6 at the WITC Conference Center in Rice Lake. A social gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 6 p.m.

The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE), at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD), will present the second annual UMD Entrepreneurship Conference from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Oct. 18 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. The conference is open to the public. Registration is required  and spo…

Ignite your Fuse : Vision For the Future Leaders in Duluth will be presented by Mayor Emily Larson from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at Wade Stadium sponsored by Fuse Duluth. The charge is $18 for Duluth Chamber members, $30 non members. Click here to RSVP.

Davis Taylor, professor of economics at the College of the Atlantic, will speak at Northland College about cooperatives and a sustainable economic future for both rural and urban communities at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute.

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