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NASHWAUK, Minn. — Chippewa Capital Partners said Friday, June 29, that it submitted a financial agreement worth $900 million to cover the debt and equity financing to complete the former Essar Steel Minnesota pellet plant in Nashwauk.
EVELETH, Minn. — A week after President Trump endorsed Pete Stauber's 8th Congressional District campaign, the Republican favorite in the race sensed the Duluth visit represented growing momentum as the party continued to salivate at its chances to flip a swing seat in the House.
MINNEAPOLIS — In a conference room on the second floor of the Hilton Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 27, Iván Arriagada, the CEO of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, sat down with some of the most powerful figures northeastern Minnesota and the Iron Range.
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Comments made to The New York Times Magazine by environmental leaders Becky Rom and Reid Carron were condemned by Iron Range and statewide leaders Friday, Oct. 13, who called their depiction of miners disrespectful to the working class. Rom and Carron were interviewed as part of a story on the intense copper-nickel debate in Ely, which published online Thursday ahead of its Sunday print issue.
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt is still deciding if he will enter the governor's race in 2018, saying Tuesday, OCt. 10, that there's plenty of time for a decision.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — An oil company's plan to replace an aging pipeline with a new route found strong support Tuesday, Oct. 10, during an afternoon hearing in Grand Rapids. Enbridge has proposed to replace its 50-year-old Line 3 pipeline, a 1,031-mile route from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wis., that crosses through a handful of Minnesota counties.
Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members of the U.S. Senate. Which says a lot, considering the chamber boasts former presidential hopefuls like John McCain, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, made famous themselves by duking out debates with future presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. But until this year, Franken, 65, the Democratic junior senator from Minnesota, was always more famous for his past life of roasting Capitol Hill in his own right as a comedian on Saturday Night Live.