Economic Gateway http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com APEX News RSS Feed Wed, 22 May 2019 08:38:32 -0700 en-us St. Luke's breaks ground for campus expansion http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20840 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 St. Luke’s celebrated the next phase of its campus expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday. Many community representatives attended, including Duluth’s Mayor Emily Larson and Du... Minnesota Power offers new way for customers to go renewable http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20836 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Minnesota Power has introduced a new renewable energy program and exceeded a state energy-savings goal as it continues to help customers meet their sustainability goals and make progress toward a clea... LSBE’s Marketing Analytics Program team wins competition http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20837 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Four students from UMD's LSBE’s Marketing Analytics Program (MAP) won first place for data visualization in the eighth annual Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition (MUDAC). This i... U.S. Bank begins year with strong results http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20838 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 U.S. Bancorp reported net income of 1.69 billion on $5.57 billion of revenue during its first quarter of 2019. Diluted earnings per common share were $1.00  The Minneapolis-based bank holding ... ALLETE Clean Energy partners with Tecsis to produce wind turbine blades http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20808 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 ALLETE Clean Energy has received the 45th set of new wind turbine blades from international blade manufacturer Tecsis for its refurbishment initiative at Storm Lake and Lake Benton wind faci... Wells Fargo earns $5.9 billion in quarterly net income http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20807 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 In its first quarter report, Wells Fargo reported net income of $5.9 billion compared with $5.1 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Revenue was $21.6 billion, down from $21.9 billion a year ago. The... LHB receives Governor’s Safety Award http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20809 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 LHB will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the Governor’s Safety Awards ceremony on May 8. LHB is one of 294 employers to be honored through the awards program, ... North Shore Mortgage Lenders Named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officers http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20767 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 North Shore Mortgage Lenders Named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officers To read the entire article, visit the Duluth News Tribune. ... APEX Strengthens Economic Growth Strategies with New Business Developer http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20768 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) is pleased to welcome Matthew Shermoen to the APEX team as a Business Developer. Shermoen is passionate about helping our region and its communities ... APEX announces 2019 Executive Committee officers, at-large members http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20713 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) Board of Directors announced 2019 Executive Committee officers and At-Large members. Election results were shared at the APEX annual meeting and rece... Allete closes on sale of water company http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20699 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Allete Inc., the Duluth-based parent company of Minnesota Power, has closed on its $270 million sale of a water subsidiary to Tokyo-based Kurita Water Industries. The sale was first announced&nbs... PUC again reaffirms Line 3 approval http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20700 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission again on Tuesday stood by its decisions to permit Enbridge's contentious Line 3 oil pipeline in northern Minnesota. In late June, the Public Utilities ... APEX Announces 2019 Executive Committee Officers and At-Large Members http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20682 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2019 Executive Committee Officers and At-Large Members. Election results were shared at the APEX annual... Private equity firm to acquire majority stake in Maurices http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20695 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 OpCapita, a private equity firm based in the United Kingdom, has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Maurices Inc.  Ascena Retail Group will become a minority owner and p... Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors expanding http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20696 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Administrators at Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors have announced an expansion that would connect the hospital and medical clinic into one contiguous campus. Lake View is a wholly owned subsidiary... Pro Print acquires Jiffy Print http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20697 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Pro Print, which began in Duluth in 1977, has purchased Superior’s Jiffy Print from Marcia Manion, who is retiring. The Superior location’s name has been changed to Pro Print, but the comp... New leader named for Lake Superior College http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20684 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 An administrator with experience at other Minnesota schools was appointed as the new president at Lake Superior College. Patricia Rogers’ tenure will begin July 1, according to a news release... Army Corps OKs PolyMet's wetlands permit http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20688 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE ) has issued the last remaining major permit for PolyMet’s NorthMet project near Hoyt Lakes. The company now holds all necessary permits to cons... Barr earns national recognition http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20686 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Barr Engineering, Inc. of Duluth has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 52nd annual Engineeri... Small Business Development Centers recognized Wednesday http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20687 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) in Northeastern Minnesota have been highly successful, their executives said at an afternoon news conference in Duluth. The centers assisted 821 area busin... Duluth City Council approves St. Luke's project http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20683 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 St. Luke’s hospital may now move ahead with plans to relocate and expand its emergency room, as well as its catheterization lab. By a 6-2 vote Monday night the Duluth City Council upheld a Pl... Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior designated Level IV Trauma Center http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20531 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior has been designated as a Level IV trauma center by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Level IV facilities provide stabilization and advance... Cirrus increases production http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20532 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Cirrus Aircraft saw strong growth in 2018, boosting production of its SR22 piston-engine airplanes by 7 percent and delivering nearly triple the number of turbine SF50 Vision Jets it did the previous ... PolyMet permitting caps years of hard work http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20685 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The PolyMet nonferrous mine project near Hoyt Lakes was pretty much on life support in 2012. And its prognosis was bleak after the federal EPA rejected as “inadequate” an initial Environme... North Shore Bank Honored for Community Involvement http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=20432 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Sun, 03 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 DULUTH, MN - The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) has recognized 35 Minnesota banks for their community involvement. Banks play a vital role in their communities and to honor and recognize their in...