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Sammy’s Pizza voted “Best Pizza in Minnesota” in monthly pizza challenge

HIBBING – Sammy’s Pizza, which has sold more than 20 million pizzas to date, was recently voted Best Pizza in Minnesota” in Minnesota Monthly’s Pizza Bracket Challenge. The first inaugural Bracket Challenge, which was comprised of 32 of the most popular pizza restaurants throughout the state of Minnesota, took place June 18 – July 29, with a final round victory […]

Aug. 15 filing deadline for homeowners and renters approaches

Department of Revenue offers tips for property tax refund filers

The Minnesota Department of Revenue reminds homeowners and renters to file for their 2016 property tax refund before it expires on Aug. 15, 2018. Claims for 2017 property tax refunds can also be filed on or before Aug. 15, 2018, though those claims for refund do not expire until next August. “Last year, we sent over $645 million in property […]

Back-to-school shopping? Saving the receipts can mean valuable tax benefits!

For many Minnesota families, it is time to start back to school shopping. The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding parents that most school supplies could qualify for valuable K-12 tax benefits on their 2018 Minnesota income tax return. Parents should remember to save the receipts for school supply purchases to claim the tax credit or subtraction. There are two […]

Swenson, Carlos, Peuranen and O’Neil hired as LCP tree crews

GRAND RAPIDS/MT. IRON – Lake Country Power welcomes four new tree crew employees to the co-op’s engineering department: Josh Swenson of Cohasset, Lucas Carlos of Grand Rapids, Jay Peuranen of Tower, and Sean O’Neil of Eveleth. Swenson and Carlos will report to the co-op’s Grand Rapids Service Center, and Peuranen and O’Neil will report from the Mt. Iron Service Center. […]

Phony IRS calls spike in Minnesota; BBB says to remain alert

Over the last couple of weeks, Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) has noted a recent spike in phone calls to the public falsely claiming an affiliation with the IRS. Calls of this nature, where consumers are told a debt is owed and must be paid immediately, are not legitimate. Callers play on fear to pressure consumers […]

Matt Rengstorf joins Perrella & Associates

HIBBING – Perrella & Associates announces one of its newest associates, Matt Rengstorf. Rengstorf is a Hibbing native and has spent a large portion of his life on the Iron Range. He likes spending time with people and is well connected within the community. In his free time, he enjoys both playing and watching sports. Rengstorf joined Perrella & Associates […]

Lobo Gun Leather opens store in Ely with handcrafted items

ELY – Crafting leather products is a passion for Matthew, son of Mark and Alethea Fedders. Barely out of high school, Matthew started his own business, Sioux Leather, and his skill and devotion to the craft continued to grow. When the family poultry farm was hit with the avian flu in early 2015, wiping out the entire flock, the Fedders […]

State gains 6,600 jobs in June; unemployment rate is steady

Minnesota employers added 6,600 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). In addition, the agency said May’s employment figures were revised from 1… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Commerce Department launches first online auction for unclaimed property

The Minnesota Department of Commerce has launched the state’s first online auction of unclaimed property from abandoned safe deposit boxes. The auction features jewelry, coins and collectible items, including a Joe Montana rookie sports card and vint… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range session scheduled for Aug. 22

On the Road with Administration session offered in Mt. Iron

The Department of Administration’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the Office of Equity in Procurement (OEP) are hitting the road to talk about resources that are offered to businesses wishing to work with state and federal governm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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