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Minnesota Power earns Emergency Recovery Award for restoration efforts after severe thunderstorms

The Edison Electric Institute on Wednesday presented Minnesota Power with the association’s Emergency Recovery Award for its outstanding power restoration efforts after severe thunderstorms hit Minnesota in July 2016. Minnesota Power is a utility division of Allete Inc. The award is presented twice annually to EEI member companies to recognize their extraordinary efforts to restore…

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U.S Forest Service OK’s PolyMet land exchange

The U.S. Forest Service today issued its final record of decision authorizing a land exchange for PolyMet’s NorthMet copper-nickel-precious metals project located in the established Mesabi Iron Range mining district in northeastern Minnesota. PolyMet Mining Corp is receiving approximately 6,650 acres of surface land above and around the NorthMet ore body. Upon completion of title…

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Duluth-based manufacturer Frost River a finalist for national award

Frost River, a manufacturer and retailer of rugged and reliable waxed canvas outdoor gear in Duluth, is a finalist for the American Made Outdoor Gear Award. The annual award celebrates domestic manufacturing excellence in the outdoor industry. Frost River is a finalist in the 10-50 employees category. Other finalists — all American manufacturers — make…

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Prep Sports Notebook

Hermantown’s Class 1A top-ranked high school boys hockey team posted its 10th straight victory Friday night, clubbing 1A fifth-ranked St. Cloud Cathedral 7-1 in St. Cloud. Cade McEwen stopped 19 of 20 shots for the Hawks (10-1-1), and Tyler Watkins, Parker Simmons and Matt Valure scored two goals apiece. Hermantown will play host to Class…

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WITC to host high school Career Day

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Ashland is holding a Career Day for high school students, including those who are home-schooled, on Tuesday, February 7. Career Day is a chance for students to get a glimpse into the many career opportunities available at WITC. Students will be able to meet instructors and students, gain in-depth knowledge…

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