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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 25, 2017
Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
Data: Feb. 24, 2017
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February 19, 2017
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Tom Clarke has developed a pattern in recent years: finding shuttered, bankrupt companies, buying them for pennies...
February 19, 2017 - 3:04pm
January 30, 2017
Second lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
DULUTH — Minnesota-based WaterLegacy on Monday, Jan. 30, filed suit in U.S. District Court against the U.S. Forest Service seeking to overturn the agency’s approval of a 6,650-acre land swap for the PolyMet copper mine site.
January 30, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 23, 2017
Daudt asks Trump to reverse copper mining decision
ST. PAUL — From one Republican to another, Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Monday sent President Donald Trump a letter asking him to, among other actions, reverse the Obama administration decision revoking mineral leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper mine near Ely.
January 23, 2017 - 8:14pm
December 29, 2016
IRRRB rebates taconite tax to mining companies
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota’s largest mining companies got some gifts a few days late this holiday season, but it was well worth the wait. The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Wednesday doled out nearly $6 million in taconite tax rebates to mining companies. That’s...
December 29, 2016 - 9:41am
December 11, 2016
Banks from India file suit against Essar’s parent company
NASHWAUK ,Minn. -- Essar Steel Minnesota's former parent company, Mumbai, India-based Essar Group, is being sued by a group of banks in India for delays and cost overruns at the bankrupt Iron Range project. The Economic Times reported Wednesday that lenders, lead by ICICI Bank of...
December 11, 2016 - 8:41pm
November 15, 2016
Judge denies Minnesota's move to retake mineral leases
NASHWAUK, Minn. -- Federal Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon on Tuesday rejected the state of Minnesota’s effort to rescind state mineral leases under the former Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. The ruling, made from the bench after two days of hearings in Delaware, will...
November 15, 2016 - 8:37pm
October 27, 2016
Cliffs reports third-quarter loss as impacts of downturn linger
EVELETH, Minn. -- Cliffs Natural Resources lost $28 million in the third quarter of this year as the impacts of the domestic steel and iron ore downturn lingered. The Cleveland-based iron ore producer reported Thursday that it lost 12 cents per share on revenues of $553.3 million,...
October 27, 2016 - 8:47pm
October 4, 2016
Northern Minnesota mine workers steaming over Trump’s use of Chinese steel in casinos
DULUTH, Minn. -- Reaction was quick and fierce Tuesday to published reports that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used cheaper Chinese steel rather than steel made in the U.S. to build recent casinos and hotels. Officials of the United Steelworkers of America, whose members...
October 4, 2016 - 9:10pm
September 12, 2016
Twin Metals files federal suit to keep leases
ELY -- Twin Metals Minnesota on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Minnesota challenging a federal agency opinion that the company’s federal mineral exploration leases for land near Ely can be revoked. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the April 2016 opinion by the...
September 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
August 24, 2016
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
DULUTH, Minn. -- Duluth residents critical of the proposed PolyMet copper mine are asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to call in an administrative law judge to oversee independent hearings on the company’s application for a mining permit. Critics of the copper...
August 24, 2016 - 6:48am
October 30, 2015
Dayton: Communication necessary on mine issues
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants PolyMet Mining to communicate with Minnesotans if the state issues a permit to open a copper-nickel...
October 30, 2015 - 9:52pm
May 31, 2015
Hardship hits the Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — On color-coded spreadsheets that displayed the names of about 350 laid-off Minntac workers Friday, the ones marked in orange...
May 31, 2015 - 8:46pm
January 14, 2015
Cliffs CEO says he wants to save Minnesota taconite mines
DULUTH — Cliffs Natural Resources is shedding its Canadian operations, selling U.S. coal mines and looking to get out of iron mining in Australia. What apparently will remain of the shrinking Cleveland-based company will be its Minnesota and Michigan taconite iron ore operations....
January 14, 2015 - 8:47pm
December 2, 2014
Northland couple land canoe in Washington
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dave and Amy Freeman paddled most of the way, sailed some, portaged a lot and even walked along highways pushing their canoe...
December 2, 2014 - 8:30pm