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Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce elects board officers

November 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce has elected board officers for 2012-13.
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Duluth businesswoman dies in boating accident in Greece

September 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Robin Ongaro is remembered as a passionate visionary and advocate for Northland business. Continue Reading

Enbridge plans 100 new jobs in Duluth’s Old Downtown

May 20, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

With a pressing need for more space, Enbridge Energy is expanding to downtown Duluth, probably bringing more than 100 good-paying, professional jobs with it.
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Duluth, St. Louis County to take Capitol by storm

February 27, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

More than 500 business leaders, students, local elected officials and other residents of Duluth and St. Louis County will converge on the Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday and Thursday to plead the cause for a variety of Northland projects.
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Dangers of sulfide mining being swept under the rug

December 15, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

According to Friends of the Boundary Waters, sulfide mining has “caused environmental and financial problems all over the world.” The group states this type of mining contaminates drinking water and destroys fish and wildlife habitats. Oftentimes, sulfide-mining companies go bankrupt, leaving local taxpayers with millions of dollars in clean-up costs.
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Anti-mining rally targets Duluth Chamber

December 6, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

A presentation by PolyMet president to Duluth Chamber members draws Occupy and environmental activists opposed to proposed copper mine. Continue Reading

Dayton praises Duluth for ‘triumph over adversity’

October 20, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

In his second visit to Duluth this month, Gov. Mark Dayton pointed to the city’s successes in bouncing back from a dark time 30 years ago. Continue Reading

Growing data-storage firm eyes Duluth for expansion

March 1, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Involta, an Iowa-based data storage company ranked 40th on the 2010 Fortune 500 list of fastest-growing private companies, is eyeing Duluth’s Technology Park for expansion.
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David Ross: Respectful conversation contributes to community

January 14, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

It is my privilege to interact regularly with our community’s elected officials. These interactions have heightened my appreciation for the value of effective and respectful communication. Continue Reading

Ness to Duluth: 90,000 residents or bust

January 11, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

For more than two decades, Duluth’s population has stagnated around the 85,000 mark, but Mayor Don Ness aims to push that number notably northward during his tenure.
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