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This Weekend on the Arctic Riviera!

Are you depressed because winter where you live is a “no show”? Is snow a fabled substance that lightly falls from the sky only in Hollywood movies? Well, here in the Northland on the Arctic Riviera, Duluth, Minnesota’s Lake Superior

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Sheet Metal Solutions grows from entrepreneurial tenacity

Mark LaTour contacted the UMD Center for Economic Development (UMD CED) to receive Small Business Development Center (SBDC) consulting assistance a number of years ago. At that time he and a partner wanted to discuss starting a HVAC/sheet metal fabrication

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Duluth’s Entrepreneurial Spirit is Growing

© Alex Ganeev. Used with permission. See more at We love sharing stories about the great things going on in our community and surrounding areas. Why? Because it is Destination Duluth’s mission to share those stories with others.. The

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The City that made a Flightless Bird (and a whole lot more) Soar

By: Lucie B. Amundsen The Twin Ports is probably best known for a couple things: undisputed beauty and its postindustrial economic apocalypse. In the 1980s, it once sported the billboard, “Will the last one leaving Duluth please turn out the light?”

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The Revival of West Duluth

If ever you were looking to get in on the ground floor of an up and coming neighborhood, now would be the time. And West Duluth would be the region.  But you better hurry! Businesses and homebuyers are going to

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