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Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power earn industry award for assisting power restoration efforts after Hurricane Irma

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power with the association’s “Emergency Assistance Award” for their outstanding work assisting customers affected by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. The award is presented to EEI member companies to recognize an outstanding response in assisting other electric companies in power restoration efforts after service has been disrupted by severe weather conditions or other natural events. The winners were chosen by a…

Minnesota Power crews to travel to Puerto Rico, joining industry power restoration mission

Nearly 20 Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power lineworkers and support staff will be traveling to Puerto Rico in early January to help restore power as part of the first major wave of mainland industry assistance for the U.S. territory hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Twelve Minnesota Power lineworkers, one Superior Water Light and Power lineworker and one supervisor will be departing on Jan. 12 for Puerto Rico, where they will be…

Duluth Chamber announces 2018 luncheon schedule

Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 Let’s Do Lunch, Duluth luncheons: Let’s Do Lunch, Duluth All luncheons at Greysolon Ballroom, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m January 9 — Mayor Emily Larson, City of Duluth – Moving Duluth Forward, Our Shared Challenge February 13 — Christine Gradl Seitz, The Duluth Playhouse – Restoring Duluth’s Historic NorShor Theatre, A Legacy Years in the Making April 10 — David McMillan, University of Minnesota Board of Regents –…

Dead-On Shooting Range opens west of Proctor

The spacious and versatile Dead-On Shooting Range, northern Minnesota’s first indoor shooting range, has just opened at 6552 US Hwy 2, eight miles west of Proctor. The facility has 10 lanes for target practice, firearms for rent, a firearms-safety classroom and a retail store selling firearms, ammunition and related equipment. Construction on the $1.9 million, 9,600 square foot facility began in May 2017, and was completed on schedule. Chad and Laura Walsh, a husband and…

UMD Athletics releases economic impact study results

UMD’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research announced today that UMD Athletics, through its annual hosting of athletic contests and operational spending, creates more than 250 jobs and brings nearly $26 million in total economic output to the Arrowhead region’s economy. BBER conducted the study for the UMD Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and UMD’s Marketing and Public Relations department to gauge the economic benefits generated by Athletics. “We wish to thank the community for their…

Otis Magie’s Paul A. Johnsen recognized for leadership and advanced knowledge

Paul A. Johnsen of Otis Magie Insurance Agency has been recognized by The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors for his 35 years of committed professional leadership and advanced knowledge. He has earned the designation through a series of rigorous examinations and has maintained the designation by annual attendance at an approved CIC continuing education program. “The continuing commitment and professional dedication represented by Paul A. Johnsen sets a high standard within our industry,” said Dr.…