Jobs

Kwik Trip Hosts Job Fair in Proctor

Proctor, MN – Kwik Trip hosted a job fair Tuesday afternoon at the Blackwoods in Proctor. It’s in preparation for their new store opening on Boundary Avenue. That location is the first in Proctor area, and one of 21 in the Twin Ports. “Turnout’s been phenomenal. We’ve had a lot of people every day. We’re hiring part-time, full-time and leadership…

Duluth WorkForce Center Gets a New Name

The WorkForce Center is now know as Career Force

DULUTH, Minn.- Same place, new face. The Duluth WorkForce Center is now know as Career Force. The change is part of a transition for Minnesota’s entire workforce system, bringing multiple partners under the same brand. Career Force will still offer the same amount of services to career seekers while hoping to continue to make sure the economy stays thriving. Elena…

The Arc Northland Looks to Help Navigate the Workforce, Benefits

The Arc Northland Provides Resources and Assistance to People Living with Disabilities in the Region

DULUTH, Minn. – A free workshop happening on Tuesday, September 18 will help people with disabilities learn the possibilities of working and also keeping the proper benefits. The workshop will take place at the Duluth Workforce Development Center located at 402 West First Street. Folks are also able to participate via video conferencing. The workshop will provide information to people…

Fond Du Lac College is Helping Connect Students with Local Jobs

Officials say the expo shows students other routes their degree can take them.

CLOQUET, Minn.- One local college is helping health and nursing students get a foot in the door for jobs after graduation. Fond Du Lac Community College is hosting a Nurse and Health Sciences Expo. The event brings local organizations in the industry to show students the many job opportunities in their field locally. “It’s great to have the local job fair…

9th Annual Northland Job Fair Provides Training

The event is sponsored by the Minnesota Workforce Center

DULUTH, Minn.- More than 130 organizations met with possible future employees at the 9th annual Northland job fair. The event is sponsored by the Minnesota Workforce Center, which aims to connect people with the right job for them. Those attending were also provided tools and training, such as mock interviews. “You really need to prepare because it’s a lot like…

Plans Underway for New Unique Hotel

Officials say the hotel aims to attract millennials to Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn.– New details are being revealed for a new hotel like no other planned for Duluth’s central entrance. The hotel is called “Tru by Hilton” it’s aimed at giving young professionals, a fun affordable place to stay.  The rooms will cost $100 a night and be smaller than an average hotel room. City officials say although there are many hotels, none…

Vision Jet Becomes Reality for Duluth Based Cirrus Aircraft

New Vision Jet by Cirrus Aircraft Proves to be Popular with Consumers

DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth aircraft manufacturer, founded back in 1984, is now skyrocketing to new heights in the Northland. Cirrus Aircraft recently unveiled the company’s latest product and company officials say demand is already taking off. “There’s not a better place to be than up above the clouds,” said Matt Bergwall, Director of Cirrus’ new Vision Jet. Northlanders woke…

North Shore Adventure Park Enters Phase One

Four Investors Break Ground on Multiphase Adventure Park in Silver Bay

SILVER BAY, Minn. – Monday was the end of an era for one decades old pit stop on the North Shore. The old Spur gas station off of Highway 61 in Silver Bay is now demolished, making way for new opportunity. Four developers are now climbing toward new adventures, hoping the community and tourists will enjoy the development. “It just needs…

SOAR Career Solutions Recognizes Hired Clients at Celebration

The non-profit has helped employ 11,000 people since it started in 1980

  DULUTH, Minn. – SOAR Career Solutions recognized the hard work of its newly hired clients. The Duluth-based career planning center held its 2nd Annual Reach Hire! Celebration & Fundraiser Tuesday night at Zeitgeist. SOAR has been in the community since 1980 and has helped more than 11,000 individuals gain employment. The non–profit organization works with people of all backgrounds…

Duluthians Fight for Earned Sick and Safe Time

Final Listening Session Takes Place in Duluth for Earned Sick and Safe Time

DULUTH, Minn. – The Earned Sick and Safe Time Taskforce in Duluth hosted their final rally and listening session Wednesday morning outside Grandmas Sports Garden. You may recall, the sessions were set up to hear input from workers within the City of Duluth. The Duluth City Council originally set up the taskforce after learning nearly 46 percent of Duluth workers…

U-Haul to Settle in Vacant Superior Kmart Space

The Development will Invest Six Million Dollars in the City of Superior, Adding 35 Jobs

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – After closing its doors nearly a year ago, the Superior Kmart building will soon have a new beginning. U-Haul is set to be moving into the location off Tower Avenue. The building has been on the market for over two years, and vacant for one. Florida based Kin Properties currently owns the property, but will soon finalize…