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New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
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Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
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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
January 5, 2016
Minnesota would not have to pay for miner unemployment benefits extension
ST. PAUL — Minnesota taxpayers would not pay if the state Legislature approves extending unemployment benefits for laid-off miners. Hundreds of miners will run out of unemployment benefits before the Legislature convenes in regular session March 8. Gov. Mark Dayton and Iron Range...
January 5, 2016 - 11:17pm
October 14, 2015
Gov. Dayton to visit mining sites ahead of PolyMet decision
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton plans to visit two out-of-state mining sites, in preparation for his review of the northern Minnesota PolyMet project. The governor will visit Gilt Edge Mine in South Dakota Oct. 27 and Eagle Mine in Michigan Oct. 30, his spokesman Matt Swenson said...
October 14, 2015 - 11:04pm
July 29, 2015
United Taconite to idle, 420 jobs impacted
EVELETH — Cliffs Natural Resources on Wednesday said it will idle its United Taconite operation on the Iron Range, forcing 420 layoffs as the storm pummeling the U.S. domestic steel and iron ore industries continues to rage. The company said it has a glut of taconite iron ore pellets...
July 29, 2015 - 11:10pm