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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
January 5, 2016
Minnesota would not have to pay for miner unemployment benefits extension
January 5, 2016 - 11:17pm
October 14, 2015
Gov. Dayton to visit mining sites ahead of PolyMet decision
October 14, 2015 - 11:04pm
July 29, 2015
United Taconite to idle, 420 jobs impacted
July 29, 2015 - 11:10pm
April 15, 2015
Bill would restrict mining in Boundary Waters watershed
April 15, 2015 - 8:00am
Bill would restrict mining in Boundary Waters watershed
April 15, 2015 - 8:00am
Bill would restrict mining in Boundary Waters watershed
April 15, 2015 - 8:00am
May 31, 2014
Copper mining resolution exposes rift among DFL members
May 31, 2014 - 6:00am