April 29, 2019

Minnesota adds 1,300 jobs in March

Shane Delaney, Steve Hine State of Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development ST. PAUL – Minnesota gained 1,300 seasonally adjusted jobs in March while the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment…

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April 17, 2019

First saltie of season arrives in Twin Ports

Konnie Lemay Business North The official 6:48 a.m. arrival under the Aerial Lift Bridge April 15 marked the Maria G both as the first saltwater vessel able to make its…

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April 11, 2019

Manufacturing The Old Fashioned Way At Duluth Pack

Jim Vinoski Forbes Tom Sega is a longtime salesman and big believer in American manufacturing. He’s put his money where his mouth is not just once, but twice, in bringing…

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March 24, 2019

APEX Announces 2019 Executive Committee Officers and At-Large Members

Business North Minnesota is positioned well to take advantage of a new manufacturing method utilizing timber, according to a recently completed study entitled “The Economic Feasibility of Mass Timber Manufacturing.”…

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March 18, 2019

Study sees potential for area to profit from new type of wood construction

Business North Minnesota is positioned well to take advantage of a new manufacturing method utilizing timber, according to a recently completed study entitled “The Economic Feasibility of Mass Timber Manufacturing.”…

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February 4, 2019

American Airlines comes to Duluth with nonstop service to Chicago

Adelie Bergstrom Duluth News Tribune American Airlines will begin service to Duluth International Airport in May, with two daily flights each way between Duluth and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Airport…

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January 30, 2019

Port’s 2018 cargo exceeds prior year

Business North The Port of Duluth-Superior finished the 2018 shipping season on a strong note, with cargo totaling 35.9 million short tons. That compares with 35.2 million during 2017. “Shipments…

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August 7, 2018

Minnesota Looking to Attract ‘Mass Timber’ Producers

by Jack Nissen Duluth News Tribune A burgeoning industry based on a relatively new type of material may be coming to Minnesota. Known as mass timber, the material is an…

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July 3, 2018

Minnesota Power, Grand Rapids utility and Itasca County partner to preserve Ainsworth site

From Business North Minnesota Power is investing $2 million in a new electrical substation at the former Ainsworth oriented strand board mill site in partnership with Grand Rapids Public Utilities…

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April 26, 2018

Port Authority Moving Offices to Lincoln Park

by Brooks Johnson Duluth News Tribune The Duluth Seaway Port Authority is moving its offices to Lincoln Park this summer as it makes way for the expansion of Altec Industries…

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