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April 26, 2017
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
18 hours 40 min ago
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
March 8, 2017
White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump walk along the colonnade ahead of a joint press conference by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and her father, U.S. President Donald Trump, at the White House in Washington, U.S., Feb. 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 19, 2017
Tom Clarke
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
February 19, 2017 - 3:04pm
February 9, 2017
Mine bosses say transparency will not be clouded by U.S. rule changes
February 9, 2017 - 8:41am
February 7, 2017
St. Louis County Commissioner Keith Nelson
Northeast MN county dives into federal copper mining debate
February 7, 2017 - 7:13am
February 2, 2017
Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protest Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in front of the Technology Village in downtown Duluth, which houses U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office,  against the congressman’s support for copper mining near the federal wilderness. Samantha Erkkila / Forum News Service
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 31, 2017
Workers leave Minntac at shift change. File photo by Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service.
Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in U.S.
January 31, 2017 - 8:22pm
New Gold mine north of MN border running behind schedule, over budget
January 31, 2017 - 10:02am
Joseph Scipioni, right, PolyMet Mining chief operating officer, explains how the company will use rod mills, one of which is at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the mine. The mills are part of the old LTV processing plant now owned by PolyMet.
Second lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
January 31, 2017 - 7:37am
November 30, 2016
Poll finds NE Minnesota support for copper mining
November 30, 2016 - 8:27am
January 11, 2016
Gold grain distributions in northern Minnesota. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
More gold ‘grains’ found in Iron Range
January 11, 2016 - 11:02pm