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Some white Northerners want to redefine a flag rooted in racism as a symbol of patriotism
New footage appears to show Saudi suspect wearing Jamal Khashoggi's clothing
Grand Forks property owners can now pay for sidewalks over 20 years
Rosenstein, Papadopoulos set to give closed-door testimony to House committees this week
UND forms partnership with Sun Country airlines
crime and courts
How country music has - and hasn't - addressed the #MeToo movement in a difficult year
Cowboy artist's exhibit celebrates movement, color and energy of the rodeo
Documentary on Native American trauma to make North Dakota premiere
Met Opera auditions set for Saturday at UND
Harlem Globetrotters coming to Alerus in April
Illinois teen on the cusp of losing his sight is on a mission to see the country
Marilyn Hagerty: Happy 108th, Clarabell
Let's not talk about sex, baby: Fargo locals who identify as asexual open up about the 'invisible orientation'
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
Injuries on defense might mean another test for young Vikings reserves
COLLEGE HOCKEY: UND's possession numbers strong early in season
Wild goalie Alex Stalock showed off unique puck-handling skill in OT win
Bison in control of Missouri Valley Football Conference at halfway point
For NHL goalies, league's new pad restrictions are a real pain
Thomas E. Dinndorf
Lee Frank Harmon
Marion D. Harris
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
Pointing dog enthusiasts take ruffed grouse hunting to the next level
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
Surveys shed light on Devils Lake fish populations
Fall survey notes strong fish production in key North Dakota waters
Commentary: Poll: Cramer leads Heitkamp by 16 points
Commentary: Voting is easy for Native Americans in North Dakota…says Senator Heidi Heitkamp?
Commentary: Let's talk manpower
Some things are worth saving
Commentary: Heitkamp has yet to answer serious questions about campaign ad victimizing sexual assault survivors
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September 11, 2018
Gov. Dayton tours Mesabi Metallics, meets with Iron Range leaders
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton spent Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Nashwauk discussing the future of the Mesabi Metallics mine site with company...
September 11, 2018 - 7:03pm
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
DULUTH—The United States Department of Agriculture ended the mineral withdrawal in the Rainy River Watershed Thursday, effectively opening the possibility for mining companies to obtain mineral leases within the watershed. It's a win for the proposed Twin Metals copper mine...
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
August 24, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Reports add more heat to mining debate
ST. PAUL — A conservative Minnesota think tank says copper and nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is safe and...
August 24, 2018 - 10:10am
August 8, 2018
Pence promises copper-nickel expansion during Duluth visit
DULUTH—Vice President Mike Pence blew in and out of Duluth on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in less than four hours, promising while he was there...
August 8, 2018 - 8:09pm
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 16, 2018
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
June 30, 2018
Chippewa submits $900M financial plan to state
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Chippewa Capital Partners said Friday, June 29, that it submitted a financial agreement worth $900 million to cover the debt and equity financing to complete the former Essar Steel Minnesota pellet plant in Nashwauk.
June 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
June 21, 2018
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
DULUTH—A group of businesses is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over its decision to reinstate Twin Metals' mineral leases. In a lawsuit filed Thursday morning, June 21, nine northern Minnesota businesses — mostly canoe outfitters — claim Twin Metals' proposed...
June 21, 2018 - 6:16pm
June 20, 2018
Trump takes steps to keep immigrant parents, kids together
DULUTH -- Families crossing the American border illegally will be kept together, but President Donald Trump promises to remain tough on immigration. In...
June 20, 2018 - 10:08pm
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
June 18, 2018
Trump to host mining, trade policy roundtable in Duluth
DULUTH—President Donald Trump will meet with local mining industry representatives and elected leaders during a formal "roundtable" discussion...
June 18, 2018 - 8:43pm
June 8, 2018
Senate amendment would push PolyMet land exchange
WASHINGTON—A proposed amendment to a U.S. Senate bill funding military spending would bypass ongoing court cases and approve the land swap proposed between PolyMet Mining Co. and the U.S. Forest Service. Senate Amendment 2523 to the National Defense Authorization Act, apparently...
June 8, 2018 - 11:22pm
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 9, 2018
Dayton vetoes wild rice sulfate bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday, May 9, vetoed legislation that would have overturned current law regulating sulfate...
May 9, 2018 - 5:24pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm