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BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Minn. students practice persuasion on the guy at the top: the superintendent
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
Girls basketball: Rock Valley tops Sibley-Ocheyedan
Column: There’s plenty to celebrate on Thanksgiving
Column: Hospice care includes many non-cancer diagnoses
Letter: Let’s be honest about MinnesotaCare expansion costs
Letter: Time to ‘Ring the Bell’ to help in Nobles County
Letter: To respect the flag, stand for it
Douglas Dale Kleve
Steven Douglas Engler
Barry M. Iwen
Duane R. Klooster
Solts get new fence thanks to help from neighbors, friends
Talking turkey: St. Mary’s youths offer cooking tips
The great canned pumpkin hunt: Fans won't let Festal go
My honest list of thanks
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
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Olson 80th birthday
Koob 98th birthday
Carlsbeek 50th anniversary
Brock 65th anniversary
Winter 98th birthday
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November 5, 2017
Judge considers wild rice protection: Some say sulfate rules could triple Duluth sewage bills, force closure of mills
DULUTH — If state administrative law Judge LauraSue Schlatter agrees that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency proposal to protect wild...
November 5, 2017 - 6:00am
October 24, 2017
Wild-rice hearing draws ire on Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — James Larson says he drives past a lake near his home in Aurora, Minnesota, and, if the rainfall has been right, sees...
October 24, 2017 - 7:41pm
October 23, 2017
'I support the project,' Mark Dayton says of the PolyMet mining proposal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has moved from being "genuinely undecided" on the proposed PolyMet mine to being a genuine supporter....
October 23, 2017 - 7:28pm
October 2, 2017
Billionaire tours Iron Range touting $3.5 billion project
NASHWAUK, Minn.—Tom Clarke, the billionaire health care and coal executive who is trying to become a major player in the global iron ore industry, toured the Iron Range on Monday, touting the potentially bright future of his big projects. Clarke last winter purchased bankrupt...
October 2, 2017 - 5:31pm
September 30, 2017
Dayton supports Essar site plan: Governor says Chippewa Capital Partners has made ‘significant’ progress
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Saturday, Sept. 30, pledged the state's continued support of Chippewa Capital Partners' effort...
September 30, 2017 - 4:53pm
September 27, 2017
Mining for tourists: View about to change for Iron Range spectacle
HIBBING, Minn. — Twin sisters Lily and Gracie Moe raced to the toy Tonka truck turned donation receptacle near the cashier's desk. The...
September 27, 2017 - 4:42pm
September 12, 2017
Dayton's water-quality event draws Ely crowd
ELY, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was on the edge of the some of the state's most pristine waters on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for one of...
September 12, 2017 - 10:22pm
August 27, 2017
When mine dams fail: Two recent examples
Two catastrophic mine dam failures, one in Canada and one in Brazil, made worldwide headlines in recent years for the downstream damage they caused. Polymet officials say their tailings basin and dams will be so different from those that failed that any comparison is unfair and meaningless....
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point in upcoming permits
HOYT LAKES — Of the bad things that could happen once PolyMet starts running Minnesota's first-ever copper mine, critics say, among the...
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 21, 2017
UPDATE: Minnesota changes wild rice rules from sulfate to sulfide
August 21, 2017 - 6:33pm
July 23, 2017
Minnesota mining's place in American history
SOUDAN, Minn. — Imagine walking three-quarters of a mile through a mine tunnel in complete darkness to find iron ore, park interpreter...
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 18, 2017
Minnesota copper mine opponents bend Forest Service's ear
ST. PAUL—Mia Morrison brought her 14-year-old enthusiasm to to a public meeting dominated by people much older. "My generation does not...
July 18, 2017 - 10:51pm
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
DULUTH — Iron ore was cruising out of the Twin Ports last month as this shipping season continued its best start since 2013. "The first three months looked strong — that's obviously reflective of all six (taconite) production facilities being online this year," said Adele...
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 22, 2017
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation, hunting and angling groups are battling back against U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's effort to undo a moratorium on...
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
April 26, 2017
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Tom Clarke's Chippewa Capital Partners LLC was picked Wednesday, April 26, as the best option to salvage the bankrupt Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon has set a May 22 confirmation hearing to approve the deal,...
April 26, 2017 - 8:33pm