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  1. Next REIF forum will feature noted economistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Business North

    The next Regional Economic Indicators Forum will be held from 7 - 9 a.m. on March 29 in the DECC Harbor Side Ballroom. Mining will be the featured topic and Toby Madden will give the keynote address.

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  2. Cartier receives CIC designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Business North

    Matthew Cartier, president of Cartier Agency, Inc. in Duluth, has received the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor following his successful completion of an insurance education program sponsored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. The Society of CIC is a member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, which conducts more than 2,500 programs annually.

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  3. Burns & McDonnell design new Cirrus facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Business North

    Burns & McDonnell, an international architecture, engineering, construction and consulting firm with a local presence in both Duluth and Minneapolis-St. Paul, is providing key design services for the $12 million Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet facility in Duluth.

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  4. Silver Bay removes Bent Paddle from muni's liquor shelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Business North

    Bent Paddle Brewing has become a lightening rod for controversy over proposed nonferrous mining in northeastern Minnesota, now drawing a boycott by the city of Silver Bay. The city voted 3 - 2 to pull Bent Paddle beer from their municipal liquor store under pressure from laid-off taconite miners and mining supporters.

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  5. Opportunity Gap findings reveal need for urgent attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Business North

    The Twin Ports currently is suffering an alarming opportunity gap between low-income and well-off children and families in Duluth and Superior. 50 percent of all households headed by a single female with children under age 18 were at or below the poverty line And a whopping 70 percent of all households headed by a single female with children under age five were at or below the poverty level Among these disappointing statistics, 61 percent of African American Duluthians and 65 percent of Native American Duluthians live in poverty.

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  6. United Way selects Mendelssohn & Co. to promote campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Business North

    Head of the Lakes United Way, one of the largest United Way organizations in the U.S. geographically, has chosen Superior-based marketing and PR agency, Mendelssohn & Co., to coordinate, design, and promote its 2016 annual campaign, "Plus You." In July 2015, the United Way of Greater Duluth merged with the United Way of Superior-Douglas County, Ashland/Bayfield United Way, and North Shore United Way to become Head of the Lakes United Way, serving communities throughout Duluth, the Arrowhead up to the border and down through Superior, Wisconsin into Ashland and Bayfield County.

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  7. BHS nurses receive new training resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Business North

    Nursing staff throughout Benedictine Health System communities now have the ability to gain valuable on-site training after receiving a life-like geriatric medical training mannequin. To allow both current and new nursing staff to practice for specific clinical situations, the mannequins have features such as a blood stream, heart and lung sounds, injection sites, blood pressure, IV sites, joints that flex and bend realistically, and ostomy and wound care options.

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  8. Schwarzkopf, Reese join Meyer GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Business North

    Erik Schwarzkopf is a graduate of North Dakota State University and Hermantown High School. He is currently pursuing his license as a registered Architect.

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  9. County Board denies right to repurchase tax-forfeit Kozy propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Business North

    The St. Louis County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to place the Kozy Bar and adjoining apartments on a list of tax forfeited properties to be withheld from repurchase by their former owner. went tax forfeit last November after former owner Eric Ringsred failed to pay property taxes for the past five years.

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  10. GPM, Inc. announces new employee rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Business North

    Gemuenden became vice president and general manager of GPM Distribution. He has been with GPM for 18 years and since 2012 has led distribution and agent sales.

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  11. Pier B adds new dimension to waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Business North

    When it opens in June, the redeveloped Pier B will encompass nearly every element of Duluth's new economic model on one site: a resort hotel, restaurant, meeting and convention space, a marina, outdoor recreation, tourist vistas and a window to the working waterfront. "We know that by adding these amenities a we will draw more people to our community," development partner Sandy Hoff said last month during a Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce address.

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  12. Greater Minnesota Agency merges into Otis-MagieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Business North

    The 24-year-old Greater Minnesota Agency has agents in Virginia, Silver Bay, Eveleth, Blue Earth, Duluth and Minneapolis. In addition to Duluth, 129-year-old Otis-Magie has offices in Hibbing, Grand Rapids and Virginia.

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  13. Baker succeeds Hibbard as Pioneer Bank CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Business North

    Baker has been with Pioneer National Bank for nine years, most recently serving as the bank's president. He has 27 years of local business banking experience and is a graduate of The College of St. Scholastica.

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  14. 'Locally Laid': The story of a very plucky chicken farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Business North

    In 2010, on a rare date night over dinner in Duluth, Lucie Amundsen's husband made a less-than-romantic proposal: Let's start a chicken farm. The couple already had five chickens, but Jason wanted more - 1,795 more, to be exact.

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  15. KKR completes Mills Fleet Farm acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Business North

    Duncan Mac Naughton, former chief merchandising and marketing officer at Wal-Mart, will assume the role of CEO. Hugh Leasum, currently a member of Mills Fleet Farm's executive management team, will assume the role of chief operating officer.

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  16. Market-rate apartments to be constructed near Miller Hill mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Business North

    With the job growth and job creation that Duluth has had over the past three years, at about a thousand per year, multi-family housing is something that everybody has said we need within our community, said Keith Hamre, director of planning and construction for the City of Duluth. Mayor Emily Larson and St. Louis County Administrator Kevin Gray are in the background.

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  17. Two attorneys receive board appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Business North

    Terry A. Trogdon, an attorney with Gerlach Beaumier & Trogdon, Duluth law firm, was recently reappointed to serve an additional three-year term with the Board of Directors of Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. representing the Douglas County Bar Association. Judicare Inc. is a nonprofit organization serving the legal needs of under privileged persons in Wisconsin.

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  18. Riemer joins Northspan GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Business North

    The Northspan Group, Inc. has hired Justin Riemer as a business developer/analyst. He joins Northspan in providing economic, business and community development support services for public and private clients.

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  19. DEED Awards housing grant to DuluthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Business North

    The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded a $1 million grant to Duluth to develop housing for local employees. It will assist the construction of 72 units by PLB Miller Hill II LLC. The apartment building will cost is $13.1 million, and DEED funding provides $13,889 per unit or 8 percent of the total project cost.

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  20. St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center launches STAR ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Business North

    St. Luke's on Tuesday celebrated the launch of its new Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation program for cancer patients and survivors at its regional cancer center in Duluth. STAR is designed for patients who are currently undergoing treatment and are struggling with some of the related harsh side effects.

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