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Allete reports higher first
quarter 2016 earnings

Allete_edited-1Allete, Inc. today reported first quarter 2016 earnings of 93 cents per share on net income of $45.9 million and operating revenue of $333.8 million. Last year’s results were 85 cents per share on net income of $39.9 million and operating revenue of $320.0 million. Net income for 2015 included $3 million, or 6 cents per share, of acquisition costs related to Allete's acquisition of U.S. Water Services in February of last year.

“Allete is off to a good start in 2016. I am pleased with Allete’s performance and strategic direction,” Allete Chairman, President and CEO Al Hodnik said in a company press release. “Minnesota Power remains strong as it works through a downturn in industrial sales and I am pleased with the performance of our complementary Energy Infrastructure and Related Services businesses.”

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Marine General

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Interstate 35, Highway 61, Highway 194 resurfacing project begins Monday in Duluth

Motorists traveling on I-35 in Duluth will be restricted to a single lane in each...

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Mayor Larson appoints Tusken as Duluth’s next police chief

By Pakou Ly Mayor Emily Larson is appointing Mike Tusken to be Duluth’s next Police...

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Video: Duluth Mayor Emily Larson’s first State of the City Address

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Quote City: Local response to Mayor Larson’s State of the City Address

Response to Mayor Emily Larson’s Duluth State of the City Address on Wednesday...

The historic William Irvin iron ore ship near the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Howie / HowieBlog.com

Maintenance work taking place near William A. Irvin in Canal Park

City of Duluth staff is conducting repairs this week on the green space around the...

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Denfeld DNA makes strong showing at First Robotics 2016 World Championships

In their first ever appearance at this international event in St. Louis, MO, Denfeld...

Duluth Denfeld has one of its best teams in recent years this spring. Howie / HowieBlog.com

Hunters, Greyhounds home, away tonight

Duluth Denfeld and Duluth East sports events today (Monday): Baseball . Duluth Denfeld...

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Denfeld News: Taipale tosses perfect game, Hunters 9 blitz Hawks

Ace right-hander Ashley Taipale pitched a perfect game and clubbed a home run and...

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Duluth Denfeld, Duluth East post softball, baseball victories

Duluth Denfeld swept rival Duluth East in a high school softball doubleheader Thursday...

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Duluth Public Schools: HOSA students excel at state leadership conference

Several Duluth Denfeld and Duluth East students will advance to an international...

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Steam Plant project not included in Senate bonding bill

The Duluth Steam Plant project was not included in the final Minnesota Senate bonding...

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2015-16 Duluth East Athletic Awards

Duluth East Glenn Rolle Scholar Athlete Award Glenn Rolle was the Activities Director...

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Allete, Inc. reports higher first quarter 2016 earnings

Allete, Inc. today reported first quarter 2016 earnings of 93 cents per share on...

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Bluebird Foundation announces spring scholarship recipients

Eight area high school students were each awarded $500 scholarships from the Bluebird...

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Quote City: Local response to Mayor Larson’s State of the City Address

Response to Mayor Emily Larson’s Duluth State of the City Address on Wednesday...

Agriculturist Kendall Dykhuis (left) and Horticulturist Bob Olen (right) will talk climate change and the implications for northern gardeners, and other topics during Let's Get Growing, May 24, in Mt. Iron. Submitted

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Is our climate warming and what are the implications for northern gardeners? Educators...

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U.S. Forest Service honors Rescue Squad with Enduring Service Award

By Dana Kazel The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Volunteer Rescue Squad has been...

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County-City partnership wins innovation award from Police Chiefs Association

By Dana Kazel In 2015, the St. Louis County Board unanimously approved funding and...

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Spring load restrictions to be lifted for St. Louis County roads in North-Central and North Zones

Spring load restrictions, which have been in place since March 8, will be lifted...

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County board adds public hearing in Duluth regarding ATV ordinance

St. Louis County commissioners today unanimously approved adding a second public...

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UW-Superior hosting Veterans Expo today

Twin Ports area veterans and their families are invited to attend the 3rd annual...

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Tremblay new vice chancellor of enrollment management at UW-Superior

Christopher W. Tremblay has been named vice chancellor of enrollment management at...

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Stetzer commencement speaker at UW-Superior

Inventor, author and entrepreneur Doug Stetzer will be featured speaker at Wisconsin-Superior’s...

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WITC fills worker shortage in clinics across the region

Local medical clinics are actively seeking Medical Administrative Specialists (MAS)...

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WITC and Superior Middle School provide unique career fair experience for 8th graders

WITC and Superior Middle School will provide a unique hands on career fair experience...