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September 13, 2017
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Duluth council president apologizes for foul language in mining skirmish
September 13, 2017 - 7:15pm
September 12, 2017
Gov Mark Dayton listens during a water quality town hall meeting at the Grand Ely Lodge in Ely Tuesday evening, Sept. 12. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Dayton's water-quality event draws Ely crowd
September 12, 2017 - 10:22pm
August 27, 2017
When mine dams fail: Two recent examples
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
Aaron Grosser, senior geotechnical engineer at Barr Engineering, talks about the plans to build dams for the PolyMet project near Hoyt Lakes, Minn. A dam would be built in the distance to raise the tailings basin on the right to the level of the former LTV Steel tailings basin on the left. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point in upcoming permits
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 21, 2017
In this 2015 file photo, Anishinaabe Todd Thompson (left) and Terry Burnett Sr. power their canoe into Hole-in-the-Day Lake in Nisswa, Minn., while harvesting wild rice Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Minnesota changes wild rice rules from sulfate to sulfide
August 21, 2017 - 6:33pm
July 23, 2017
People on a mine tour on the 27th level of the mine board a train  at  Soudan Underground Mine State Park in Soudan Thursday aftenoon. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
Minnesota mining's place in American history
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 20, 2017
Copper critics' study says mine could hurt current economy
July 20, 2017 - 7:29pm
July 18, 2017
Mia Morrison, 14, of West St. Paul, Minn., tells a U.S.Forest Service panel Tuesday night, July 18, 2017, that a proposed mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness would be hard to clean up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota copper mine opponents bend Forest Service's ear
July 18, 2017 - 10:51pm
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
April 26, 2017
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
April 26, 2017 - 8:33pm
April 5, 2017
The Robert W Scherer Power Plant, a coal-fired electricity plant operated by Georgia Power, a subsidiary of the Southern Company, in Juliette, Georgia, U.S. April 1, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 27, 2017
Lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
March 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
March 19, 2017
Mesabi Metallics continues its efforts to revive the former Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. The company is battling Cliffs Natural Resources for support from state officials to gain critical state mineral leases at the site. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Mesabi Metallics gets court permission to sign labor deals
March 19, 2017 - 12:02am
March 16, 2017
Superior National Forest Supervisor Connie Cummins talks to the audience Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the start of a public hearing. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Agencies get earful on mining ban
March 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
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