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January 17, 2018
The Verso Corporation paper mill, with Minnesota Power’s M.L. Hibbard Renewable Center behind it, sprawls across West Duluth. Verso is asking the city to submit an application for a $1 million forgivable state loan to help upgrade the recycling capacity of the mill. The project would likely require a total investment of $21 million. Steve Kuchera /
Duluth could seek $1M forgivable loan for Verso paper mill upgrade
January 17, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 16, 2018
The Fiat Chrysler 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Limited pickup truck is unveiled during the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 15, 2018. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
GM, Dodge trucks will stick with steel
January 16, 2018 - 5:42pm
January 9, 2018
An employee climbs up to the cockpit of a crane at the IPS Crane shop in Duluth Tuesday afternoon. IPS Cranes rebuilds railroad cranes from the ground up at its Duluth facility. (News Tribune file photo)
Duluth business receives state funding
January 9, 2018 - 6:38pm
January 7, 2018
R.J. Matson/Cagle Cartoons
Local View: Manufacturing is not returning to the U.S.: Here's why
January 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
December 28, 2017
Outdoor furniture maker Loll Designs is expanding into an 80,000-square-foot warehouse at 6100 Waseca St. next to its headquarters in Duluth. Bob King /
Loll Designs poised for expansion on Waseca Street
December 28, 2017 - 8:36pm
December 27, 2017
A worker at ASV Inc in Grand Rapids gets a machine ready to run after its assembly. (News Tribune file photo)
ASV opening distribution center in Grand Rapids
December 27, 2017 - 7:11pm
December 20, 2017
Phil Doud, a safety trainer with Altec Sentry, enjoys looking at the various types of aerial lift trucks manufactured by Altec. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will offer to lend the company $550,000 to assist with the expansion of its Duluth facility. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Loan to spur Altec's growth: Duluth manufacturer expects to add 100 jobs
December 20, 2017 - 6:56pm
December 10, 2017
Jeremy Lehman, TriTec of Minnesota
On Manufacturing: Trade groups help drive workforce development
December 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
January 6, 2011
Dick Palmer: State exports may be up but nation still hurting
January 6, 2011 - 3:28pm
December 23, 2010
Letters to the Editor - Dec. 26, 2010
December 23, 2010 - 5:27pm
June 15, 2010
Mountain Iron attracts manufacturer of photovoltaic solor panels
June 15, 2010 - 3:20pm
February 27, 2010
BIZ Blog: Manufacturers expect a better 2010
February 27, 2010 - 11:16am
October 16, 2009
BIZ Blog: Chisholm manufacturer plans to add up to 75 jobs
October 16, 2009 - 2:34pm
August 3, 2009
Summer program teaches teens about careers in manufacturing
August 3, 2009 - 12:00am
May 11, 2009
Boise Inc. uses black liquor, a byproduct of its pulp mill, as fuel to power many of its operations in International Falls. The company has begun to add diesel fuel into the mix and has subsequently been able to collect tax credit payments. 
Submitted by Boise
Tax credits for 'black liquor' might help Northland papermakers stay out of the red
May 11, 2009 - 12:00am