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Western Minnesota's Rep. Collin Peterson says he's running again
Minnesota milk producers find new processors to fill void
Man slashes tires on Menards trucks after they wouldn’t take return without receipt
United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane
A 'Jetsons' dream come true? Company unveils its 'flying car'
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Lavon "Vonnie" Anderson
Edythe O. Jacobson
Marcella M. Stager
Marlys Selma Vilhauer
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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,...
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April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 27, 2017
Lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
DULUTH, Minn.—Three environmental groups filed suit in federal court Monday to overturn the U.S. Forest Service decision to trade land...
March 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
March 19, 2017
Mesabi Metallics gets court permission to sign labor deals
NASHWAUK, Minn. — A federal bankruptcy judge has given Mesabi Metallics authority to renew labor agreements with construction workers...
March 19, 2017 - 12:02am
March 16, 2017
Agencies get earful on mining ban
DULUTH — The federal agencies responsible for a proposed mining ban near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness got an earful Thursday...
March 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
March 8, 2017
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from the Chilean family that owns the Twin Metals copper...
March 8, 2017 - 5:43pm
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
February 9, 2017
Mine bosses say transparency will not be clouded by U.S. rule changes
The expected demise of transparency regulations for minerals and oil companies listed in the United States will not cloud the global drive for...
February 9, 2017 - 8:41am
February 7, 2017
Northeast MN county dives into federal copper mining debate
DULUTH — St. Louis County commissioners will likely approve a resolution Tuesday, Feb. 7, calling on President Donald Trump's administration...
February 7, 2017 - 7:13am
February 2, 2017
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
DULUTH -- Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office Thursday, Feb....
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 31, 2017
Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in U.S.
DULUTH — Mines off all kinds across the U.S. produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials in 2016, a slight increase from...
January 31, 2017 - 8:22pm
New Gold mine north of MN border running behind schedule, over budget
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — An all-new gold mine under development 45 miles northwest of International Falls is running three months behind schedule and $195 million over budget. Toronto-based New Gold Inc. said Monday, Jan. 30, that the first production from its Rainy River...
January 31, 2017 - 10:02am
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...
January 31, 2017 - 7:37am
November 30, 2016
Poll finds NE Minnesota support for copper mining
DULUTH, Minn. — A new public opinion poll appears to show strong support among northeastern Minnesota residents for proposed copper mining...
November 30, 2016 - 8:27am
January 11, 2016
More gold ‘grains’ found in Iron Range
SOUDAN-- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports finding more grains of gold on the surface of forested land southeast of Soudan....
January 11, 2016 - 11:02pm