Author: David Pierini

David Pierini is editor of North News, a non-profit monthly newspaper and website serving the residents of North Minneapolis.

Wendell Maddox, ION Corp. founder and CEO, made a commitment to build an aerospace manufacturing facility on West Broadway Avenue. Photo by David Pierini Construction for a new manufacturing plant will begin later this year on West Broadway Avenue in North Minneapolis. When it’s ready for production, the call for workers will read something like this: Wanted: Northsiders interested in building spaceships and satellites. Eden Prairie-based aerospace firm ION Corp. and RiverNorth Development Partners announced a partnership to build a plant at the intersection of West Broadway and Washington avenues. The announcement was made at the offices of the Jay…

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