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2014-09-12 16:21:40

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announces that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted the final necessary federal permits for expansion of the company's Minntac facility, located in Mountain Iron, Minn. The taconite mine extension project received the necessary state permits earlier this year. "We are very thankful for the support of our congressional delegation - Senators Klobuchar and Franken and Congressman Nolan, in...

2014-09-11 12:27:37

Meredith Butulis selected among other fitness professionals to present at Empower! Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meredith Butulis, health fitness specialist program chair for Globe University, has been selected to speak at Empower! Minneapolis, a national continuing education conference for fitness professionals featuring workshops, lectures and master classes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/CG90783LOGO-a "I'm so excited to have...

2014-08-20 16:25:34

Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses now enrolling for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, announced today that it is expanding the School of Nursing to its Kansas campuses. Enrollment for the Professional Nursing Associate's degree program (ADN) is immediately available for qualified students at the Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses with...

2014-08-19 12:25:38

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic Brave New Workshop Theatre (BNW) announced plans today to purchase an additional building in the Hennepin Avenue Downtown Theatre District in order to house its growing school, the BNW Student Union. The BNW has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 727 Hennepin Avenue. The new space sits diagonally across the street from the BNW main stage at 824 Hennepin Avenue. The two spaces combined will create a world-class entertainment,...

2014-08-12 16:25:25

Courtyards of Andover is Rocking the Comedy Club Scene MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- THE LAUGHS ARE BACK IN MINNEAPOLIS! Comedy is rocking the Courtyards of Andover again and the line-up is the best ever. Chris Maddock, Tommy Ryman, Spencer Dobson, Darlene Westgor and Shannon Paul are just a few of the comedians who will be entertaining you and your friends when you come to the Courtyards of Andover Comedy Club in Minneapolis, MN on Fridays for dinner and a...

2014-08-05 12:28:34

Organization to have presence at eight Christian music festivals throughout the country MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously, has announced its plans to sponsor eight Christian music festivals taking place in August and September across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133619 By engaging in these sponsorships, Thrivent will create...

2014-07-10 08:22:07

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth", "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce new management and technical team appointments for the Twin Metals Minnesota LLC ("TMM") Joint Venture. Duluth Metals continues to work with Antofagasta plc ("Antofgasta") to advance the TMM Project on a 40/60 joint venture whereby Duluth maintains its 60% ownership of TMM and Antofagasta owns 40% with costs being split at those levels accordingly. The...

2014-07-08 23:11:53

The company has officially launched its Cloud Transition Services in the Middle East. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 IT-Serve.com, a leading Managed IT Service Provider in the Middle East, today announced the official launch of its Cloud Transition services to help businesses in the middle-east to successfully migrate to the cloud. Recent studies show that majority of SMEs are not yet ready to embrace the cloud due to perceived risk in the Middle Eastern market, both to the business and...

2014-06-27 12:23:11

ARLINGTON, Va., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) toured Brainerd Chemical Company to learn how the family-owned business is creating jobs and working to ensure their facilities and the local community are safe through programs like Responsible Distribution(®). Brainerd Chemical Company is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "Having...

hackers breach medtronics
2014-06-23 04:25:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The largest stand-alone medical device manufacturer in the world has revealed that hackers had successfully infiltrated its computers, and that it had lost some patient records in separate incidents last year. In regulatory documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, Minneapolis-based Medtronic confirmed that it and two other large medical technology companies had been victimized by cyberattacks...


Latest Geography of Minnesota Reference Libraries

Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

Chippewa National Forest
2013-11-21 12:56:10

Chippewa National Forest is a national forest located in northcentral Minnesota, United States, in the counties of Cass, Itasca, and Beltrami. The forest headquarters are located in Cass Lake, Minnesota. There are local ranger district offices in Deer River, Walker, and Blackduck. The forest encompasses 666,623 acres. Water is plentiful, with over 1,300 lakes, 923 miles of streams and rivers, and 400,000 acres of wetlands. The forest was established as the Minnesota Forest Reserve on...

Voyageurs National Park
2013-04-26 15:05:12

Voyageurs National Park is located in the state of Minnesota in the United States. The park contains 218,200 acres of land ancient Native Americans. The first explorers of European descent arrived in the area in 1688. These were French fur traders and explores, known as voyageurs, the people for which the park was named. Logging began in 1880’s and 1890’s and was such a lucrative and uncontrolled industry that the forests there no longer contain abundant adult trees. Gold mining also...

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