Application Portal for the Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants will be open September 20-29, 2021. Main Street COVID Relief Grant Website The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will oversee the Main Street Covid Relief Grants Program approved by the Minnesota State Legislature and signed by Gov. Tim
More Minnesota workers will soon be able to request and receive pregnancy accommodations and stay on compensated time to express milk in the workplace due to an expanded law that strengthens workplace protections for expectant and new parents. Governor Tim Walz recently signed legislation into state law that strengthens workplace protections for new and
Health officials in St. Louis County announced Monday, August 2 that masks are once again recommended for all indoor, public places in St. Louis County due to substantial transmission rates. Substantial transmission is defined by the CDC as 50 or more cases in a week per 100,000 residents. As of today, the case rate
The voice of business since 1870, our Chamber serves as the premier advocate for Duluth area commerce and industry by facilitating collaboration between the leaders of business, government, education, labor, and the greater community. We actively create innovative opportunities for business to advance within local and regional economies. Committed to moving business forward, the
The U.S. Small Business Administration has been recognizing the contributions of entrepreneurs with National Small Business Week since 1963. Small businesses are vital to our economy, accounting for half of America’s workforce, and creating more new jobs than any other source. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting our local entrepreneurs has become
Remember the feeling of connecting in-person with a new potential client? The handshake, greeting, hand-off of the business card, followed by the hopeful next meeting. Those were the days. Those are the days we hope will return soon. Just a year ago, networking was fluid. It casually happened in passing without force. We felt
Member to Member Spring Specials Shop Local | Eat Local | Support Local | Gift Local We encourage you to shop local, eat local, support local, and gift local utilizing our 2021 Spring Guide below. Browse the offers and click to read more. These businesses are members of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce.
On Monday, August 17, Chamber President David Ross distributed a letter to the Duluth Public Utilities Commission and the Duluth City Council regarding the proposed plan for increasing stormwater utility rates. Recognizing the existing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, The Chamber’s proposal advocated for a one-year delay on the approaching stormwater