Weather Forecast


Man who launched Rapala business dies

Email News Alerts

DULUTH -- Ron Weber, a Duluth native who made a fortune by creating the company that imported Rapala fishing lures and Fiskars scissors from Finland, died Friday. He was 84.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.