Economic Gateway http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com APEX News RSS Feed Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:22:31 -0700 en-us 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 ... In Case You Missed It: Workforce Dialogue Sets Foundation for Assessment http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18214 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Workforce has been a cornerstone of the APEX work plan since 2013. Low unemployment, anticipated retirement rates and increased workforce demand have created the perfect storm for employers in need of... Member Connection: Cirrus Aircraft http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18215 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Congratulations are due to the many APEX investor-members who worked collaboratively to bring the Cirrus Aircraft Completion Center from concept to reality. This outstanding project was recognized by ... Mass Timber Resources in Minnesota http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18216 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Does Minnesota have what it takes to become the country’s next mass timber producer? That’s precisely what APEX, the MN DNR, the US Forest Service and the University of Minnesota, Duluth h... Meet the New APEX Intern http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18217 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In May, APEX welcomed Kristie Slindee to the APEX team as a Business Development Intern. A current student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Slindee holds leadership positions in her service... ALLETE donates retired jet to LSC program http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18129 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 ALLETE Inc. (NYSE: ALE) today announced it is donating a retired corporate jet to Lake Superior College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Donation of the 1981 Hawker 700, the largest do... Minnesota Power, Grand Rapids utility and Itasca County partner to preserve Ainsworth site http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=18114 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota Power is investing $2 million in a new electrical substation at the former Ainsworth oriented strand board mill site in partnership with Grand Rapids Public Utilities (GRPU) and the Itasca E... Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior receives dementia training to better serve patients http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17958 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Knowing the best way to care for patients requires expert training and staff from St. Mary’s Hospital in Superior recently received specialized education to care for patients with dementia. The ... Teberg fund gains 10.12 percent http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17781 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Hermantown-based Teberg Fund gained 10.12 percent during the 12-month period from April 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018, according to the fund’s annual report. Its share price rose 96 cents, from... United adds fourth daily Chicago flight http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17717 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 United Airlines has brought back a fourth daily, nonstop flight from Duluth International Airport to Chicago O’Hare. The flight will operate through the end of October during the peak ... St. Luke’s Regional Cancer Center celebrates new linear accelerator http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17719 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 St. Luke’s Regional Cancer Center celebrated the opening of its news linear accelerator this week with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. Construction for a vault to house the new acce... Minnesota Power, SWL&P honored for Puerto Rico power restoration http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17718 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) on June 6 presented Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power (SWL&P) with the association’s special 2018 Emergency Assistance Award for Puerto ... MILE: A New Loan Program for Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups from DEED http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17597 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota Innovation Loans for Entrepreneurs (MILE) was launched June 4th by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).  It is a new competitive loan program, designe... Delta Air Lines Announces National Partnership with Lake Superior College http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17622 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 After a year-long extensive evaluation process, Delta Air Lines has selected Lake Superior College as an approved partner college in training future aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs).  Delt... An Essentia Health patient’s journey to conquer dysphagia http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17722 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700  was odd, thought Dean Grace of Duluth, to be diagnosed with mononucleosis at age 62. “But I didn’t really worry too much about it, because I never got sick,” Dean ... Lake Superior College and Hibbing Community College partnership addresses dental assistant workforce shortage http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=17723 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Dentists in the Arrowhead region are experiencing a critical shortage of trained dental assistants. In response, Lake Superior College and Hibbing Community College have developed a dual campus partne...