Northern Exposure

The Potica Invasion

What are the secrets behind this Iron Range delicacy that is attracting more sales?

by Gene Rebeck

Gateways To The World

In contrast to other parts of the country, Northland regional airports are offering good travel options.

Come Fly With Me

Duluth International, with a new $78 million terminal, is more than a regional airport for business travelers.

Making It

Heavy manufacturing makes a comeback on the Iron Range.

A Greener Dream

If it can unlock the potential from its timber, the Iron Range could become a center for biochemical production.

High-Speed Broadband Is Not A Luxury

For rural areas, faster Internet service is a necessity. More communities soon could be connected.

On The Waterfront

The Port of Duluth-Superior saw increased tonnage last year. But the real story might be its industrial base.

Either/Ore

The news on the Iron Range is mostly good—but what’s up with Essar Steel?

The Northland Gives Rise To An IT Sector

And it’s more vigorous than outsiders might think.

Building An Upturn

Could Lake Superior College presage a new manufacturing boom?

No Business Like Snow Business

Minnesota’s winter tourism industry isn’t as simple as a good snowfall. Look at Lutsen Mountains.

The Future Of Trees

The Natural Resources Research Institute is helping revive timber companies, along with other traditional extractive industries.

Power Of The Sun

Will solar energy production shine a light on the Iron Range?

The Great Northwest

Northwestern Minnesota has low unemployment and booming companies hungry for workers. What is its secret?

Start Them Up In Northeastern Minnesota

Can entrepreneurship take firm root in the tough soil of northeastern Minnesota?

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