Economic Gateway http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com APEX News RSS Feed Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:52:58 -0700 en-us UMD planning new dorm, dining facilities http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19461 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The University of Minnesota Duluth is planning to construct a new dorm building and a dining facility at a total estimated cost of $59 million. The proposal is in its infancy but was included in th... Study: Duluth’s industrial economy sets strong foundation for future growth http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19320 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A study conducted for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority found Duluth’s industrial sector is an important component its economy. It further concluded it will be the catalyst that spurs equitable f... APEX Insider event celebrates RSM’s 100 years of service http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19264 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 RSM on Wednesday celebrated 100 years of serving the region with tax, audit and consulting services. A celebration was held at the Area Partnership for Economic Expansion’s (APEX) Insider Event ... St. Luke’s opens fitness center in Proctor http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19309 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 St. Luke’s has announced the opening of the St. Luke’s Proctor Fitness Center, located in Proctor High School. It is open to both students and community members. The center aims to fost... Essentia Health Expansion Project http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19099 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On Thursday, July 12, 2018, Essentia Health provided APEX investor-members an update on the approximately $675 million Vision Northland project. Dr. Robert Erickson, Chair of Essentia Health East Faci... Mass Timber Study Garners National Attention http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19100 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In the previous edition of the Pinnacle, APEX shared information about the Mass Timber initiative with investor-members. The mass timber study kicked off in May and is funded by the Department of Iron... Connection Results in Win for Grand Rapids Company http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19101 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 During a business and retention visit early in 2018, APEX Senior Business Developer, Tamara Lowney, learned Rapids Process Equipment, a Grand Rapids-based company, was interested in selling their busi... APEX Board Exclusive Meeting http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19104 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 APEX hosted a Board Exclusive meeting on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at the Kitchi Gammi Club from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. We discussed regional competitiveness in site location decisions with a focus... Enbridge activates solar project in Partnership with Wells Technology http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19073 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Enbridge, together with project partners, flipped the switch on a new solar panel Project on Sept. 5 th in Bemidji. The project is a partnership with local Indigenous owned businesses Wells Technol... Port supports 8,000 jobs, generates $1.4 billion http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19074 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Port of Duluth-Superior generated $1.4 billion in economic activity and supported 7,881 jobs last year, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority said Friday. Handling 35 million short tons of cargo gen... Enrollment at Lake Superior College increases for the second year in a row http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19075 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Fall semester is now underway at Lake Superior College and for the second year in a row the school is reporting an increase in overall enrollment, as well as impressive increases in new degree seeking... St. Scholastica receives largest grant in its history http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=19076 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 St. Scholastica has been awarded $2.76 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — the largest grant in the college’s 107-year history. “This four-year federal i... St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center achieves re-verification as a Level II Trauma Center http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18797 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 St. Luke’s Regional Trauma Center has been re-verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes St. Luke&rsqu... Lake Superior College ranked among best community colleges in the nation http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18791 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Lake Superior College has been ranked among the 20 best community colleges in the nation, according to a new report released by personal finance website WalletHub. WalletHub compared more than 700 ... Entrepreneur Fund, Great River Energy combine resources http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18778 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Entrepreneur Fund and Great River Energy (GRE) are partnering to distribute $1 million of loan financing in rural areas. The money is being provided through Great River’s revolving loan fund... St. Luke’s among top performing hospitals for heart attack patients http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18598 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 St. Luke’s has earned the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. It is one of only 203 hospitals nationwide to receive the h... Minnesota looking to attract 'mass timber' producers http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18580 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A burgeoning industry based on a relatively new type of material may be coming to Minnesota. Known as mass timber, the material is an alternative to steel in building construction. While dozens of ... Duluth law firm celebrates 125 years http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18568 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 How does a business exist for more than a century? "By reputation and accident," said Harold Frederick, an attorney with Fryberger Law. "Well, and community involvement," add... Essentia Health stroke program earns high honor http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18537 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A recent recognition continues to affirm that patients suffering from a stroke are receiving the best care possible at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, according to an award ... Lake Superior College’s online cybersecurity program wins award http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18487 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Lake Superior College’s online cybersecurity program has been ranked among the nation’s top-10 most affordable online associate’s degrees in cybersecurity. The ranking is based on... Essentia Health-Sandstone achieves Level 4 trauma status http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18488 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Essentia Health-Sandstone has achieved Level 4 Trauma re-designation from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Minnesota’s trauma system network identifies hospitals that are organized and ... NRRI proves its mettle http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18443 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 It was the early 1980s. Northeastern Minnesota’s iron mining industry was in the depths of an historic slump. Thousands of miners had lost their jobs. Many were leaving the area with famil... U.S. Bank sets financial records during Q2 http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18378 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 U.S. Bank reported record net revenue of $5.6 billion, record net income of $1.7 billion and record diluted earnings per share of $1.02 during its second quarter. Return on average assets was 1.54 per... AAR ends fiscal year on high note http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18295 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 AAR Corp. reported fourth quarter sales of $474 million, up 5 percent from $451 million in the same prior fiscal year quarter. Full year sales of $1.75 billion were up 10 percent. ... Driving the Economy With a Strong Private Sector http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18213 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For your information, this opinion piece appeared in the DNT on Sunday, July 1, 2018: For over 15 years, APEX has been the business development engine for the private sector in northeast Minnesota ...