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  1. KMDA of Bovey serves anglers nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Business North

    Derek Vekich of Bovey is co-owner and co- founder of KMDA, Inc. The Bovey business manufactures 400 sporting goods products, primarily for the fishing industry. Derek Vekich of Bovey is co-owner and co- founder of KMDA, Inc. The Bovey business manufactures 400 sporting goods products, primarily for the fishing industry.

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  2. Lawmakers crafting subsidy package to lure mystery plant to Iron RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Business North

    Minnesota lawmakers and economic development officials are working on a multi-million-dollar incentive package to lure a major manufacturing operation to the Iron Range. The company's identity remains under wraps.

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  3. Millennials changing the hospitality industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Business North

    According to travel industry sources, sometime between now and 2020, millennials will comprise the largest spending demographic in tourism travel. Megan Christianson, executive director of Visit Grand Rapids, said millennials are the new "buzzword" in the hospitality industry.

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  4. Grand Rapids grapples with housing shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Business North

    Pressure for affordable housing is on the rise, said Ron Oleheiser, executive director of Grand Rapids' Grace House homeless shelter. Not enough rental units are available in the area, and more people than ever are looking.

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  5. Six in Grand Rapids graduate from - Be Strategic' programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Business North

    The Entrepreneur Fund announced graduates for their 2015-2016 "Be Strategic: Grow Your Business " program in Grand Rapids, which is designed for established entrepreneurs seeking 25 percent revenue growth over three years. Owners of six businesses completed the program, which started in September and finished in January.

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  6. Magnetation secures $736,000 reinvestment fund rebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Business North

    Magnetation Inc. will receive a rebate of $736,349 from the Mining Reinvestment Fund and contribute a matching amount to purchase and install a flotation bank at its Grand Rapids facility. The equipment produces iron ore concentrate and simultaneously reduces its silica percentage.

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  7. Range Regional terminal enhancedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Business North

    The new terminal features a number of amenities that are likely to appeal to travelers including a luggage carousel, airplane boarding bridge and a TSA screening area with more privacy. The new terminal features a number of amenities that are likely to appeal to travelers including a luggage carousel, airplane boarding bridge and a TSA screening area with more privacy.

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  8. Colter joins Industrial Lubricant Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Business North

    Industrial Lubricant Co. has added Sean Colter as human resources and safety director.

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  9. Economic development is a moving targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Business North

    The nature of economic development is changing. That's the message Area Partnership for Economic Expansion President and CEO Brian Hanson delivered to a business audience in Grand Rapids last month.

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  10. Magnetation's Bovey facility will temporarily shut down as expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Business North

    The move was expected. In November, the company filed a required notice that a mass layoff could occur.

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  11. L&M Fleet Supply will open Ashland storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Business North

    L&M Fleet Supply will open a store in Ashland, the Grand Rapids company announced. It will be L&M's ninth retail outlet.

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  12. Haarklau to succeed Oja as Industrial Lubricant's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Business North

    Gary Oja, president of Industrial Lubricant Co. since 2004, will retire after 25 years of service.

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  13. IRRRB fund request delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Business North

    Magnetation LLC will not receive $736,349 from the Mining Reinvestment Fund until company executives meet with Iron Range Resources officials to explain past-due financial obligations. The company's request was delayed by at least a month Monday when the IRR board tabled Magnetation's request by motion of State Rep. Jason Metsa.

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  14. Magnetation repares for possible layoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Business North

    Magnetation has filed a mass layoff notice, as required by federal law, in case the layoffs are needed. They could occur as early as Jan. 31. "While any operating curtailment is unfortunate, we must balance our current production with our customers' needs to sustain our business in these challenging markets.

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  15. Minnesota Power seeks rate shift to help global industrial customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Business North

    Minnesota Power seeks to raise electric rates for some of its largest industrial users while adding a monthly charge on smaller commercial users and raising residential rates. The utility, a division of ALLETE Inc., said the reduced rate will assist critical industrial companies "uniquely exposed to global competitive pressures."

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  16. Woodland Bank's new Grand Rapids location now openRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Business North

    Woodland Bank has opened a new full-service branch in Grand Rapids. Located on highway 169, the bank is located on the main highway through town.

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  17. MDI experiences growth thanks to large government contractRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | Business North

    Photo submittted by MDIMDI earned a sole source contract from the United States Postal Service and is currently manufacturing 4.5 million tubs and 3.5 million trays due in mid-September. Photo submittted by MDIMDI earned a sole source contract from the United States Postal Service and is currently manufacturing 4.5 million tubs and 3.5 million trays due in mid-September.

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  18. U.S. Bank Home Mortgage hires six employees in Northeast MinnesotaRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Business North

    Matthew "Matt" Hodge, Anne Palladino-Janecek, Nicole Beam and Troy Deadrick are responsible for originating home mortgage loans, inclusive of purchase and refinance mortgages, with a concentration on servicing the local Community Reinvestment Act communities. Hodge works at the U.S. Bank Lincoln Park office in Duluth.

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  19. Area counties challenge tax court decision on paper company valuationsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Business North

    Officials of four area counties announced plans last week to pursue further review of a recent tax court decision that greatly reduced the value of hundreds of thousands of acres owned by Blandin Paper Co. If allowed to stand, the ruling would mean a multi-million-dollar loss to the affected counties.

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