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'Raise Your Vote' speakers encourage citizens to vote, become informed and politically active
Billionaire couple from Toronto were murdered by multiple people, private investigators believe
Senate adjourns without deal to end government shutdown; vote postponed until noon Monday
A fifth-grader thought she brought gummy candies to school, but they were laced with THC
Taking a Gamble: Future renovation plans could phase out home of UND business school
crime and courts
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Beer and bacon take center stage at annual Happy Harry's festival
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
5 new spins on New Year's resolutions
Subway tile rises to the height of farmhouse chic
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while Thielen can only watch
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Angeline A. Kachena
Shelby H. Loftsgard
Bradley Alan Norgart
Mabel A. (Oien) Hilliard
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers chapter on tap for North Dakota
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Disregard by local School Board troubling
Burgum speech shows schools should remain
It's time to stand up for research and extension
Commentary: North Dakota needs NAFTA. Period.
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
January 12, 2018
Plans for Cuyuna mountain bike trails come to fruition
CROSBY, Minn. — "It's been 50 years, it's time to move on," said Rep. Dale Lueck last year, when arguing for state funding for the Cuyuna...
January 12, 2018 - 11:03am
January 11, 2018
Judge rejects PCA's proposed sulfate limit for wild rice waters: Impact unclear with old, unenforced statewide regulation still in place
DULUTH — A state administrative law judge has flatly rejected a plan by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to abandon the statewide 10 parts-per-million limit for sulfate pollution in wild rice waters in exchange for a lake-by-lake system with varying limits. Administrative...
January 11, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—The long-awaited restart of the former Magnetation operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100 people back to work, months earlier than previously expected. New owner Tom Clarke said this week that he now has...
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
BISMARCK—Coal production climbed to its highest point in nearly a decade at North Dakota's five lignite mines last year, an industry group...
January 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
January 9, 2018
PCA plans to deny sulfate variance for Minntac taconite processing center
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Tuesday, Jan. 9, said it plans to deny U.S. Steel a variance in its water pollution...
January 9, 2018 - 11:57pm
December 23, 2017
Trump administration renews mining leases near Minnesota wilderness area
The Trump administration moved Friday to renew leases for a copper and nickel mining operation on the border of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe...
December 23, 2017 - 1:04pm
December 22, 2017
Twin Metals gets federal mining leases back
DULUTH — Twin Metals Minnesota will get back its permits to explore for copper on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and continue working toward a copper mine southeast of Ely, under a decision Friday by the U.S. Interior Department. The move by the Trump...
December 22, 2017 - 8:37pm
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
BABBITT, Minn. — Whether it's $544 million in coverage suggested by PolyMet for the first year of mining or the reported $1 billion state...
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 4, 2017
EPA reverses rule requiring mine cleanup money
DULUTH, Minn.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it won't require mining companies to prove they have the cash available to clean up future pollution problems, often called financial assurance, despite government reports that show huge legacy cleanup...
December 4, 2017 - 9:17pm
November 30, 2017
House passes Twin Metals mining bill
Legislation that would reopen areas near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to copper-nickel exploration and potential mining cleared the U.S. House on Thursday, Nov. 30. The bill, which passed 216-204 and still must clear the Senate and be signed by President Trump before...
November 30, 2017 - 5:13pm
November 29, 2017
US House delays vote on Minn. mining bill
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on Wednesday debated legislation that would reopen areas near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern...
November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm
Nolan bill forcing PolyMet land swap clears House
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, Nov. 28, passed legislation that orders the U.S. Forest Service to move forward...
November 29, 2017 - 10:21am
May 3, 2014
In waste rock, mining companies find opportunity and jobs
The rising price of iron ore and other metals in the last decade has led mining companies to an important discovery: there's money to be made...
May 3, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 11, 2014
Court to consider Winona County frac sand mine decision
Opponents of the first permitted frac sand mine in Winona County told a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals today that the county should have required further study allowing the mine to start work. Last year, the county required a brief environmental review of the...
April 11, 2014 - 6:45am
January 21, 2014
29.6 carat blue diamond found in South African mine
LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A 29.6 carat blue diamond, one of the rarest and most coveted in the world with a possible price tag of tens of millions...
January 21, 2014 - 11:09am