Business

Kari Toyota Celebrating 50 Years of Service

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Exciting news for a Twin Ports business Kari Toyota in Superior is celebrating 50 years of service. The dealership is family run, the 50 milestone means a lot to the Kari…

Students Prepared for Jobs After Completing Welding Program

DULUTH, Minn. - After completing a short summer program, 15 welding students are now prepared and equipped with the necessary tools to fill jobs in the Wisconsin area. The "Weld Now" program, partnered through Northwest Wisconsin CEP and WITC-Superior, is…

Planning Ahead to Cope with Market Volatility

DULUTH, Minn. - Ongoing market volatility is the new reality in 2018. Massive swings in both directions have occurred multiple times in the last five months leaving investors nervous and unsure about their…

Summer Technology with Verizon Wireless

DULUTH, Minn. - Hanging out in the backyard with the barbeque going is a summertime favorite for many. But with today's technology, it can be easier to sit back, relax, and enjoy yourself…

Starbucks is Ditching Plastic Straws

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls to cut waste…

CBD Oil Store to Open in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. - A new store in Superior will soon be selling hemp-based CBD products. CBD is said to treat everything from pain to epilepsy to anxiety and doesn't give users a high…

Minnesota AG Swanson Sues OxyContin Manufacturer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota is suing the major painkiller producer of OxyContin, alleging the pharmaceutical company misrepresented the medication and contributed to overdose deaths. Attorney General Lori Swanson filed the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma on Monday. It comes…

Community Supported Farms Fill Niche in Minnesota

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Community-supported agriculture farms in the Midwest have been putting fresh boxes of produce on the doorsteps of their urban and suburban neighbors since the 1990s. The volume of farmers trying their hand at the cooperative-based…

Amazon to Acquire PillPack

SEATTLE & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--Amazon and PillPack today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire PillPack. PillPack is a pharmacy designed to provide the best possible customer experience in the U.S.…

Another Lawsuit Challenges Proposed Mine Near Wilderness Area

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Environmental groups have filed two more lawsuits challenging the Interior Department's decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. One of the lawsuits was filed Monday by…

Ryan, Walker React to Harley Moving Production

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wisconsin's top Republican leaders are not criticizing President Donald Trump's trade policy or Harley-Davidson's decision to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. The Milwaukee-based company said Monday it's making…