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Harley Steelworkers Reject, Machinists Accept Contracts

MILWAUKEE - Steelworkers at Harley-Davidson have overwhelmingly rejected a new contract offer, while machinists have accepted a deal. United Steelworkers Local 2209 in the Milwaukee area and Local 460 in Tomahawk rejected the new deal Monday. WTMJ-AM reports the current…

Vikre Distillery Remodeling in June

DULTUH, Minn.- A popular distillery in Canal Park will be getting a makeover this summer. In June Vikre Distillery will be moving their bar upstairs and adding event spaces throughout the building. They'll also be changing the furniture in their…

Duluth's First Mobile Market in Chester Bowl

DULUTH, Minn.- Those admiring the nature at Chester Bowl could also pick up some locally made goodies at the first ever Duluth Mobile Market. "It really means a lot to individuals and…

Hillside Toasty's Location Closes

DULUTH, Minn.- As of Monday the Toasty's Sandwich Shop on East Ninth Street closed because of structural problems in the building. In one area, the foundation is even caving in. The owner of…

WHEDA Hosts Homebuying Forum for Realtors

SUPERIOR, Wis.- For first-time homebuyers and homebuyers needing assistance in Wisconsin, finding the right property can be difficult, according to the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. So WHEDA and North Shore Bank…

Gov. Walz Talks Healthcare Reform in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.-  Over a month after releasing a new budget proposal, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz shared more about a feature of that proposal, his OneCare health care reform. At a…

Workshop Helps with Climate Change Conversations

DULUTH, Minn.- The American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) and Climate Generation hosted a climate institute in Duluth. The two-day event aims to open up meaningful conversations about climate change, humanizing…

Tyson Recalls Chicken Strips due to Metal Fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal. The U.S. Agriculture Department said Thursday the products were produced on Nov. 30, 2018,…

Facebook Stored Millions of Passwords in Plain Text

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook had stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years, the social media company confirmed on Thursday after a security researcher posted about the issue online. Facebook says there is no evidence that employees had…

Shopko to Close all Remaining Stores

DULUTH, Minn. – Shopko has announced they will be closing all of their remaining store locations by June 16. The company says additional store closings include Ely, Moose Lake, Two Harbors, Aitkin, Spooner,…

Foxconn Says Wisconsin Factory Will be Operational in 2020

MADISON, Wis. - Foxconn Technology Group says its manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be producing liquid crystal display screens by the end of 2020, with construction starting later this year. The news Monday comes after worldwide electronics manufacturing leader sent…

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