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Foxconn Changes Focus of Massive Wisconsin Project

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday it is shifting the focus of its planned $10 billion Wisconsin campus away from blue-collar manufacturing to a research hub, while insisting it remains committed to creating 13,000 jobs as promised.…

Two Midwest-Based Banks Plan to Merge, Headquarter in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) - Two Midwest-based banks plan to merge to create a bank with $45 billion in assets that will be based in Detroit. Detroit-based Chemical Financial Corp. and Wayzata, Minnesota-based TCF Financial Corp. announced Monday the signing of an…

Thirsty Pagan Breaks Ground On New Location

SUPERIOR, Wisc. -- The old Soo Line Freight Depot in Superior is now home to Thirsty Pagan Brewing. The microbrewery broke ground this afternoon after receiving a $148,000 WEDC state grant. "When…

General Mills Recalls Some Flour Over Salmonella Concerns

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - General Mills is voluntarily recalling some bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached Flour because of salmonella concerns. The 5-pound bags have a "better if used by" date of April 20, 2020 and the UPC code 000-16000-19610-0. Customers…

The Lake Superior Ice Festival Cometh

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Every year the Lake Superior Ice Festival promises to be bigger and better, showing that cold and snow doesn't keep Northlanders inside, but brings them outside in a big way.…

Netflix to Reboot ‘Unsolved Mysteries’

(AP) – Netflix is continuing its string of re-boots by bringing back “Unsolved Mysteries.” Netflix says the true-crime and paranormal activity show will follow the original format, but only focus on a single case. The first season will start with…

Free Haircuts For Federal Workers

DULUTH, Minn.- As businesses across the Northland continue to offer discounted or free services to unpaid federal workers during the shutdown, Dapper Jack's barbershop on 47th Avenue East offered free haircuts…

Sherwin-Williams To Open On London Road In Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. - Duluth’s first-ever Sherwin-Williams is coming to a section of town that’s seeing more commercial development. The paint business will be built on the 1800 block of London Road on an…

Shopko to Close 38 More Stores, Files for Bankruptcy

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a Wednesday morning press release. According to the release, “The Company is seeking to facilitate the restructuring as a result of excess debt and ongoing competitive pressures.”…

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