Maki & Overom’s Topher Davis Recognized as North Star Lawyer

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Maki & Overom’s Topher Davis Recognized as North Star Lawyer

June 27, 2017

DULUTH, MN – Maki & Overom, Ltd. is pleased to announce that attorney Topher Davis has
been recognized by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a North Star Lawyer for 2016. This is
the fourth consecutive year that Davis has been recognized as a North Star Lawyer having
previously received the certification in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Each year, the Minnesota State Bar Association recognizes its members who provide 50 hours or
more of pro bono legal services per year as North Star Lawyers. Lawyers who provide services to
the poor without charge help achieve justice for those who otherwise could not afford legal
counsel. Maki &

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Media Contact: Sam Flynn
Community Outreach Liaison
direct: 651-332-7219

June 14, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – To celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14, Memorial Blood Centers is
partnering with the Minnesota Lynx and offering blood donors two tickets to select upcoming Minnesota Lynx

World Blood Donor Day is an opportunity to thank blood donors for saving lives in their communities and raise
awareness of the importance of donating blood. Blood donors who donated with Memorial Blood Centers in the
past two years received an email inviting them to redeem two Minnesota Lynx tickets in appreciation of their

“Each year more than 60,000

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  

For more information contact:
Valerie Blanchenay, VP – Marketing Director

Superior, WI. (June 8, 2017) – National Bank of Commerce (NBC) announced today the promotions of six of its associates.

Linda Emmert, who has been with the bank for over 25 years, is now VP – Controller Shawn Adams, who has been with NBC for six years, is now AVP – Area Manager Jennifer Hill, who has been with the bank for five years, is now VP – Retail Loan Operations Director Troy Lambert is now VP – eServices Director and he’s been with NBC for 12 years Jaron Larson is now AVP – Commercial Banker and he’s been with the bank for over

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June 2, 2017                                                                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For additional information, contact Valerie Blanchenay, NBC VP-Marketing Director, at 715.394.8921.

BusinessManager is an innovative and state-of-the-art Accounts Receivable Financing program that accelerates cash flow for businesses by turning receivables into working capital. 

Superior, WI– National Bank of Commerce (NBC) a leading provider of commercial lending solutions for small and medium sized businesses, announced the launch of the industry exclusive BusinessManager™ program, a quick and simple way for businesses to get cash when they need it, with invoices serving as collateral. Accounts Receivable Financing, also known as Invoice Financing, provides businesses with flexible and immediate cash that gives them the opportunity to grow, meet operational overhead, take advantage of vendor

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CONTACT: June Breneman, NRRI External Affairs Manager, 218-788-2600


DULUTH, Minn. – With a much-needed infusion of base funding that provides support for researchers and programs, Minnesota’s Natural Resources Research Institute is looking ahead to help the state prepare for a changing economy. Late Tuesday, Governor Mark Dayton approved budget bills that provide an annual increase of $2 million in recurring funds for NRRI, shoring up state support that had remained unchanged from the mid-1980s.

The University of Minnesota Duluth’s NRRI is a unique, comprehensive applied research organization that provides data-driven information and tools to state and local decision-makers, industry and other stakeholders to support good, long-range decisions.  Its scientists and engineers engage

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NEWS CONTACT: Craig Kalkbrenner, Business Manager, (218) 720-6123

DULUTH, MN (Monday, May 22nd) – Get up close and personal with the Raminator on Wednesday, May 24 and
Thursday May 25, at Duluth Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram at this free family-friendly event. From 10:30am to 6:30pm on Wednesday, and 10:30am to 5:30pm on Thursday, visitors can view the Raminator, a monster truck sponsored by Hall Brothers Racing, Inc. And don’t forget to check out the action-packed “crushing” of the cars, set to begin on Thursday, May 25 at 5:30pm.

At 10 feet high and over 10,300 pounds, the Raminator is something you don’t want to miss!

Check out Duluth Dodge’s Facebook page ( and

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Young & Associates Agency named 2017 Agency of the Year by the MIIAB.

Duluth, MN – 5/10/17 – Young & Associates Agency has been honored with the 2017 Agency of the Year award presented by the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association. MIIAB, the largest group of independent agents in the state of Minnesota, has chosen Young & Associates from a pool of over 700 agencies to receive the award for its dedication to the industry and professionalism in service to its customers.

Young & Associates has been fortunate enough to have served northern Minnesota and Wisconsin for over 60 years. Founded in 1954 by Thomas Young, Sr., and passed down to his sons Thomas Young, Jr. and Timothy Young; the agency continues to be a family run business with Thomas Young,

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HERMANTOWN ‐ Auto Care Collision Center has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications. In achieving their Certification, Auto Care Collision Center is now an integral part of the most advanced repair capable and efficient auto body repair network in the world. Adding to their credentials, Auto Care Collision Center is officially recognized by Assured Performance, FCA, GM, Ford, Nissan, and Hyundai.

To become Certified and officially recognized by the various Automakers, Auto Care Collision Center passed the rigorous Certification process essential to help ensure a proper and safe repair of the new generation

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Madeleine Rush
April 13, 2017

What: More Than Pink™ Bowling Tournament hosted by Miller Hill Mall

Where: Skyline Lanes
4894 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811

When: Thursday, April 27
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Details: On Thursday, April 27, Miller Hill Mall will host the More Than Pink™ Bowling Tournament with space donated by Skyline Lanes and all proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen®. After a welcome happy hour at 4:30 p.m., 24 teams will compete in games of “poker bowling,” a variation of bowling that incorporates the element of chance, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The night’s winning team will receive a Miller Hill Mall prize

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Senator Klobuchar to Hold Northeast Minnesota Infrastructure Summit

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will be in Duluth on Tuesday, April 11th at 2:00 p.m. to discuss regional infrastructure needs and raise awareness for regional infrastructure priorities with Northeastern Minnesotans. Joining Senator Klobuchar will be leaders from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, regional airports, Building Trades Union officials, and local city officials including the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools. Anyone interested in regional infrastructure investment should plan on attending.

Tuesday, April 11th

Northeast Minnesota Infrastructure Summit
2:00-3:30 pm
St. Louis County Public Safety Campus
2030 N Arlington Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

Please RSVP to if you are able to attend.

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