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Report: Health inequities cost Minnesota
Gun violence prompts school walkout, another rally at Minnesota Capitol on Columbine anniversary
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
crime and courts
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
New hardy rose variety was 16 years in the making
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
Marilyn Hagerty: 'Red. This is it. We are done with you and your ice'
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
With family on hand, even after his dad's knee surgery, Tucker Poolman helps Jets win series
Matt Cullen says he will take time to make decision on future
Friday's local clipboard
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Lucille M. Heck
Margaret Brosius Harlow
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Focus switches to sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River; light goose migration near peak in North Dakota
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
Outdoors notebook: Public deer plan meetings continue in Minnesota, Minnesota turkey season begins etc.
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing
Viewpoint: People could learn from Barbara Bush
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
Bill & Linda
March 29, 2018
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday, March 28, said it has filed a response defending its proposed wild rice...
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
March 1, 2018
Poll shows growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
DULUTH — A new statewide opinion poll appears to show growing opposition to copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In the poll, paid for by opponents to copper mining, 70 percent of 800 Minnesota voters said they opposed allowing a copper mine near the...
March 1, 2018 - 8:09pm
February 9, 2018
Mining, BWCA and Trump: 5 reasons Rick Nolan's announcement is a big deal
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat from northeast Minnesota, announced Friday, Feb. 9, he won't seek re-election. Nolan, who has...
February 9, 2018 - 7:24pm
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
DULUTH—After 13 years, millions of dollars and a winding path through regulatory scrutiny, Minnesota's first-ever copper mine might be on the verge of its last-ever public hearings. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency will hold open-house...
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 27, 2018
US Forest Service rolls back study of mining near Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota
ELY, Minn.—The U.S. Forest Service on Friday, Jan. 26, said it will not conduct the most-thorough level of environmental review of potential copper mining impacts on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota and will instead conduct a less-stringent...
January 27, 2018 - 8:00am
January 26, 2018
Trump administration curtails review of mining ban on land near Boundary Waters
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration will curtail a detailed review of how cordoning off 230,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Minnesota...
January 26, 2018 - 7:36am
January 25, 2018
Cliffs CEO promises continued growth in '18
DULUTH — Cleveland-Cliffs had a good year mining and selling Minnesota and Michigan iron ore in 2017, the company reported Thursday, Jan....
January 25, 2018 - 3:34pm
January 23, 2018
Clarke ready to move Mesabi Metallics forward
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Tom Clarke leaned forward in a squeaky office chair in a drafty construction-site trailer, pulled out his phone and touched...
January 23, 2018 - 5:39am
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