Coleraine project changes course

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NRRI's biomass research pivots to new opportunities

COLERAINE — It’s not easy to give up on a project. But the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) and project partners knew when it was time to take research on solid biofuels in a new direction. Research is rarely a straight-forward path to success. In fact, sometimes more is learned in the process of failing than succeeding. As inventor extraordinaire […]

Biwabik native receives alumni achievement award

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MINNEAPOLIS – SiebenCarey recently announced that James P. Carey, firm president and managing partner, will receive the 2022 Alumni Achievement Award from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, during a 40th class reunion dinner on June 25. “Jim has always had the courage and dedication to the client to do the right thing, even if it’s the hard thing,” said […]

Grant funds available to local communities for main street revitalization

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REGIONAL — Northland Foundation is seeking input from northeastern Minnesota communities that are interested in being part of a Main Street Economic Revitalization Program. Northland could serve as the fiscal agent on behalf of area communities to tap into a second round of statewide funds being made available for projects in the region. If awarded a grant from the state, […]

Consumers in control of debt collection process

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New debt collection rules now allow debt collectors to use email, text and social media messaging to track down consumers in seeking repayment of debts. While the new rules change how Minnesotans can be contacted by debt collectors, consumers are still in control to specify which communication method a collector can use. The Minnesota Department of Commerce, which licenses individual […]

Multiple agencies addressing workforce shortage

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January declared Health Care Month in Minnesota

St. Paul – The critically important role of health care workers has never been more apparent than now as we enter a second winter with COVID-19. Minnesota’s nursing assistants, RNs, respiratory therapists and many others have saved thousands of lives during the pandemic. They need more Minnesotans to join them in this noble and lifesaving work. That’s why Gov. Tim […]

IRRRB meeting summary

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Agency approves over $34 million in economic development funding

REGIONAL — At the Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board’s December 14 meeting, approximately $3.5 million in loans, $4.1 million in community grants, $18 million in K-12 school collaboration funds, $1.4 million in higher education funds, an… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Trenti attorneys Persson and Leoni receive accolades

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Darrold E. PerssonHIBBING/VIRGINIA — Darrold Persson of Trenti Law Firm has been included in both the 2021 and 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers has published its peer-reviewed annual list since 1983. “Best Lawyers was founde… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Biwabik Main Street project supports businesses, residents, tourists

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Biwabik’s Main Street (pictured here looking west) was recently reconstructed. The project included new pavement, lighting upgrades, and Americans with Disabilities Act compliance. Photo courtesy of MnDOT.BIWABIK — The Highway 135/Main Street corrido… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Rick Horton named new executive VP of Minnesota Forest Industries

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Rick HortonLongtime Minnesota forest management professional Rick Horton has been named executive vice president of Minnesota Forest Industries (MFI), the association representing Minnesota’s forest products companies. Horton, who for the past three … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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