Northern Minnesota Correspondent

Gene Rebeck

Gene Rebeck, a former Twin Cities Business senior editor, serves as the magazine's northern Minnesota correspondent

Phone: 612-336-9299

Gene Rebeck, a former Twin Cities Business senior editor, serves as the magazine's northern Minnesota correspondent. Now a resident of Duluth, he covers established and emerging businesses in the region and also works as a freelance editor. His writing work has won several awards from the Minnesota Magazine Publishers Association and the American Society of Regional Business Publications. Before joining TCB, he was editorial director for a St. Paul trade publisher, as well as a freelance business and travel writer.

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Bemidji 2.0

Bemidji 2.0

A special report on how this former lumber town has rebuilt itself as a high-speed, regional center of enterprise.
Quest To Be King

Quest To Be King

Dairy Queen has reinvented itself by leveraging its heritage. Now the 75-year-old franchisor is out to become the world’s best-performing fast-food chain.
A New Image For Ikonics

A New Image For Ikonics

A quiet publicly traded Duluth company is shaking up its business model with partnerships in the aviation and automobile industries.
Lock Up Your Data

Lock Up Your Data

Online security is more challenging than ever, but there are smart strategies that can safeguard company data from global cyber-crooks.
Valley Cartage Crosses The River

Valley Cartage Crosses The River

Todd Gilbert walked into the building and thought to himself: This is perfect. Well, almost perfect. Gilbert is the third-generation president of Valley Cartage, a trucking company founded in Hudson,
Social Drinking In HTML5

Social Drinking In HTML5

Think of it as a drinking game for grownups. As a holiday-season gift to friends and clients, Minneapolis marketing agency Zeus Jones put together a mobile app called Proof that
See And Be Heard

See And Be Heard

Though the last few years have been tough on numerous marketing firms, they turned out to be a boom time for Bloomington-based Morsekode. And the agency has the video to