January 30 - The St. Louis County (SLC) board has appointed two new commissioners - Patrick Boyle and Pete Stauber - to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board in the USA.
Boyle will complete the remaining terms of former commissioner, Chris Dahlberg who has served on the port authority board for the past five years. Boyle's appointment will run through until December 31, 2017.
Stauber's appointment, which will complete the remaining terms of Steve Raukar, will run through until December 31, 2021. Raukar was first appointed to the port authority in January 1998 and has since been reappointed three times, serving as president since March 2012.
Both Dahlberg and Raukar chose not to run for re-election.