Kestrel Aircraft, led by the founder and former chief of Duluth-based Cirrus Aviation, is negotiating with the city and state over a possible manufacturing facility in Superior. The deal isn't final yet, but the city's mayor says an announcement could come in weeks.
Overturning Roe v. Wade won't do a 'damn thing' to prevent abortions, Walz says
Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Saturday meant to protect abortion access in the state and people who come from out of state seeking one.
Man crossing Highway 13 in Burnsville fatally struck by driver
The victim is a 31-year-old man from Prior Lake.
MNGOP-endorsed candidate Walter Hudson calls for murder charges if people in restricted states travel for legal abortion
"Dick's Sporting Goods desperately wants to kill children," Hudson wrote in a tweet.
Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect
Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville
Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.
Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee
The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.
Minneapolis man dies after crash leaves him pinned under vehicle
Clemente Garcia, 20, died Wednesday morning.
19-year-old gunned down marks 43rd homicide in Minneapolis this year
The victim's identity has not been released.
Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park
The woman was taken by force as she arrived at her work in Plymouth.
Planned Parenthood suspends abortion services in WI due to 173-year-old law
A battle in the courts is likely coming.
How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction
The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Aircraft maker confirms new plant in Superior, will hire up to 600 workers
Wisconsin Gov. Walker and Kestrel Aircraft announced plans Monday morning for an airplane manufacturing center that will bring up to 600 permanent new jobs to the city. The state offered a suite of loans and tax incentives to court the aircraft maker, which was also considering a site in Maine. WDIO says the company will recruit locally and tap area community colleges for training.
Gov. Walker heads to Superior for major job announcement
Speculation is that Superior has landed the aircraft manufacturer Kestral, which the city and Douglas County have been luring. It could bring more than 500 jobs to Superior.
Superior set to see hundreds of new jobs as Exodus Machines expands
The machinery maker is planning a major expansion after striking a global distribution deal with Caterpillar. The company says the expansion will bring up to 300 new jobs to the city over the next six to eight years. It's the just latest in a series of good job news in Superior; Kestrel Aircraft earlier announced it would hire up to 600 workers to staff a new manufacturing center there.
Superior, Wis., mayor says city likely won't qualify for disaster aid
Despite suffering damage in the same floods that devastated Duluth and northeastern Minnesota last month, Superior, Wis., most likely won't meet requirements for federal disaster aid, the city's mayor said Wednesday. The damage the city sustained appears to be far below the Federal Emergency Management Agency's threshold numbers.
Cirrus Aircraft adding new jobs in Grand Forks
Duluth-based Cirrus plans to bring up to 60 jobs at its Grand Forks, N.D., plant as it partners with a company that makes a new type of small "sport" plane. The Grand Forks Herald report Cirrus is taking over manufacturing for a large portion of the Icon A5 -- a plane that can take off and land on water.
Superior mayor wants to bring back arches that once marked downtown
A century ago, a four-pronged archway loomed over one of Superior's main downtown intersections as a tribute to Civil War veterans and an architectural landmark for the city. Now Mayor Bruce Hagen thinks the time is right bring back the arch as a gateway to Superior's business district.
Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival raises thousands
Roughly 2,000 people on more than 100 teams competed in the weekend's dragon boat races put on by the Twin Ports Rotary Clubs. By noon on Saturday, this year's festival had already raised $60,000, the Duluth News Tribune reports.
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