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Former Duluth Mayor Joins Communications Agency Tunheim

Don Ness will continue his work as a productive figure in Duluth’s Twin Ports area.

January 14, 2016

DEED Survey: Manufacturing Conditions Look Positive For 2016

Employers in the industry are upbeat about the coming year.

January 12, 2016


Is Steel Dumping The Real Culprit For What Ails The Iron Range?

And if foreign governments are cheating on steel prices, should the U.S. government step in to help support domestic steel producers?

January 12, 2016

Essar Steel announces layoffs of some Minnesota workers

Troubles continue for Essar Steel’s plant in northern Minnesota. In recent weeks, construction on the mining facility in Nashwauk has slowed, WDIO reports, and now Essar Steel has confirmed...

January 09, 2016

All 17 workers trapped in Cargill salt mine have been rescued

Emergency crews have rescued 17 miners who were trapped hundreds of feet below ground at the Cargill salt mine in central New York overnight. The incident happened about 10:20 p.m. EST Wednesday...

January 07, 2016

Magnetation will idle plant this month, citing decreasing demand for iron ore

Layoffs at Magnetation’s plant in Bovey will happen this month. This was expected – the company announced in November potential plans to idle its Plant 2 facility, saying at the time federal...

January 07, 2016


Minnesota On The CES Floor

Dozens of Minnesota companies are making the trip to Las Vegas this week to promote a wide range of products and services.

January 06, 2016

Essar Steel

Essar Steel Agrees To Repay $66M Loan

The company failed to meet the requirements by the state as specified in the loan agreement.

December 31, 2015


3M Sues XPEL Technologies For Patent Infringement

The Maplewood-based manufacturer claims XPEL copied a paint protection film product and “targeted” dealers located in Minnesota.

December 30, 2015

White House chief says Iron Range issues are urgent, but fixes are still fuzzy

Discussing w/ @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff how we can work together to get nearly 2,000 laid-off miners back to work. — US Rep. Rick Nolan (@USRepRickNolan) December...

December 23, 2015

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