J.R. Jensen unveils new office, warehouse

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

J.R. Jensen Construction hosted a fall open house last week for the Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) investor-members. Nearly 50 business and community leaders...
St. Mary's designated in top tier for trauma care

Thursday, October 25, 2018

A six-year-long effort culminated Monday in an email that arrived in Jim Garvey's inbox. That's how Garvey, administrator of Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, learned that...
Lakehead Constructors plans move to waterfront

Sunday, October 21, 2018

With plans in motion for Husky Energy refinery in Superior to purchase Lakehead Constructors facility at 2916 Hill Ave., the 100-plus year old construction company...
UMD planning new dorm, dining facilities

Sunday, October 14, 2018

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...
St. Luke’s opens fitness center in Proctor

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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...
Essentia Health Expansion Project

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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...
Mass Timber Study Garners National Attention

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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...
Connection Results in Win for Grand Rapids Company

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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...
APEX Board Exclusive Meeting

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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...
Port supports 8,000 jobs, generates $1.4 billion

Friday, September 07, 2018

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...
RSM September Insider

Friday, November 30, 2018

On September 26, 2018, RSM celebrated 100 years of serving the region with tax, audit and consulting services at the APEX Insider Event at their...
J.R. Jensen October Insider

Friday, November 30, 2018

Photo Credit: Steve Isola   On Thursday, October 25, J.R. Jensen Construction (J.R. Jensen) hosted an Insider event for APEX investor-members. Nearly 50 business and community leaders...
PolyMet Receives Permits to Mine

Friday, November 30, 2018

November marked a major milestone for industrial job creation in northern Minnesota. On November 1, 2018, the Minnesota DNR issued PolyMet a permit to mine, six water...
Enabling Technology on the Railroad

Friday, November 30, 2018

At the September APEX Board of Directors meeting, investor-members had the opportunity to learn more about how the BNSF Railroad is leveraging technology innovation to enhance safety...
Future Forest Stewards Host North Star Expo

Friday, November 30, 2018

Wood and timber products are one of Minnesota’s valuable natural resources. The forestry industry provides a wide variety of good-paying jobs in the region with...
Essentia Health Expansion Project

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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...


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