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April 20, 2013
Jamar Company president Mike McParlan holds up a sheet of yellow paper that he called "banana paper" during the 100-year celebration held at the Jamar Company in West Duluth on Tuesday. He said that when he first started with the company he didn't like it. "I didn't have the courage to change it," McParlan said. "Now, it's much too important to our company to change." He said the yellow stationary is used for proposals and cover letters and distinguishes his  company from its competitors. (Photo by Naomi...
Duluth contracting company celebrates 100 years
April 20, 2013 - 9:10pm
Duluth Chamber Ambassador Rhonda Corey visits with Mike Lundstrom after he gave a presentation on the importance of the aviation industry to Duluth's Economy. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)
Aviation industry brings a multiplier effect to Duluth economy
April 20, 2013 - 8:55pm
Pamela Porisch
Beltone announces new hire, promotion
April 20, 2013 - 8:53pm
Nicole Behm
Duluth credit union expands mortgage department
April 20, 2013 - 8:51pm
February 16, 2013
Duluth chefs to team up for Community Garden Program fundraiser
February 16, 2013 - 12:52am
February 9, 2013
A multi-tasking entrepreneur, Amber Griffith, owner of Cake Occasions, talks on the phone while carrying a tray. Griffith was one of the panelists to share her experiences of starting a business during an event sponsored by Twin Ports Connex. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)
Duluth business owners stress networking for young entrepreneurs
February 9, 2013 - 10:11am
Peter Gravett, Sandy Karnowski, and Alison Wood share a laugh before Karnowski presents a $15,000 check to Peter Gravett. Karnowski is Cliffs Natural Resources district manager for public affairs in Minnesota. Gravett is the education director at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, and Wood is a science teacher at Denfeld High School. The donation is allowing 23 Denfeld students to take part in Wolf Ridge's Science Immersion Program. (Photo by Tom Olsen)
Cliffs donation gives Denfeld students new science opportunities
February 9, 2013 - 9:31am
February 5, 2013
Kristi Stokes is president of the Greater Downtown Council.
Column: It takes a team to build a strong downtown
February 5, 2013 - 6:15am
January 7, 2013
Column: Dinner to highlight Downtown successes and future initiatives
January 7, 2013 - 5:49am
December 17, 2012
David Ross is the president and CEO of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce.
Column: Lifting up our businesses, one family at a time
December 17, 2012 - 6:45am
December 15, 2012
Dr. Amanda Bruce opened PetCare of Duluth in May with the goal of providing basic pet care services at affordable prices. She is offering free checkups for cats and dogs every Thursday through the end of the year. (Submitted photo)
PetCare of Duluth aims to bring affordable pet care to Lincoln Park
December 15, 2012 - 8:25pm
December 13, 2012
Kristi Stokes
Column: Thanks for supporting our local businesses
December 13, 2012 - 7:19am
November 24, 2012
Downtown Duluth welcomes new coffeehouse
November 24, 2012 - 11:13pm
November 10, 2012
Mike Abrahamson, Burger King area supervisor; Karin Swor, Veterans' Memorial Hall board member; Kerrie Wittkop, Burger King office manager; and Keith Brodin, Burger King restaurant manager for the London Road location, listen to Veterans' Memorial Hall program director Dan Hartman talk about a new fundraiser going on now at Burger King restaurants in Duluth to support Veterans' Memorial Hall. (Photo by Thomas Vaughn for the Budgeteer)
Burger King restaurants offer a 'Whopping' good way to honor vets
November 10, 2012 - 9:48pm
October 13, 2012
Louise Berg (left) and her husband, Lyle, stand in front of their home in West Duluth before 40 volunteers organized by the Arrowhead Builders Association arrived to re-side and reroof their home. (Submitted photo)
Local builders pull together to help West Duluth veteran
October 13, 2012 - 11:47pm