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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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Denny & Dee Myerchin
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
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 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 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
December 8, 2017
Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the increase
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron ore pellet production at northeastern Minnesota taconite facilities took a step forward in 2017. Pellet production...
December 8, 2017 - 10:48am
September 3, 2017
Third of taconite shipped from Duluth leaving US
DULUTH — More than a third of the iron ore shipped out of the Twin Ports so far this year has left the country. The Duluth-Superior Port...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
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
Cliffs profits bounce back with iron ore demand
DULUTH — Cliffs Natural Resources, the nation's largest supplier of taconite iron ore, rode the recovering domestic steel industry back...
February 9, 2017 - 8:23pm
December 18, 2015
Budget bill has help for iron ore, steel in Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn. -- Buried inside the massive 3,009-page federal budget for 2016, the $1.1 trillion bill passed by Congress on Friday to keep the government afloat through September, are a handful of provisions aimed at helping the nation's beleaguered iron and steel industries....
December 18, 2015 - 9:45pm
November 17, 2015
More than half of Iron Range mining operations now affected by downturn
SILVER BAY, Minn. -- Cliffs Natural Resources announced Tuesday that it will close its Northshore Mining operations in Silver Bay and Babbitt due to the continuing oversupply of iron ore in the U.S. and global markets. The move will put many of Northshore's 540 workers...
November 17, 2015 - 10:45pm
December 12, 2011
Taconite industry strikes while iron (ore price) is hot
DULUTH -- The price of iron ore has bounced around on the global market in recent months, topping out at a record-high near $200 per ton earlier...
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Nashwauk, Minn., steel plant offers many jobs but some drawbacks
NASHWAUK, Minn. -- For the first time in nearly 25 years, the Itasca County town of Nashwauk has been rattled by explosions this summer. That's...
July 24, 2010 - 10:45pm
December 27, 2009
Global recession means terrible year for Minnesota taconite industry
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- Northeastern Minnesota's taconite mines have mirrored the economic downturn in 2009 hitting the national steel industry, with a massive hit to state and local revenues, several experts said. "It's been the worst since I've been here, and I've been here 25 years,"...
December 27, 2009 - 8:09pm
December 13, 2009
AROUND MINNESOTA: State fires ID verifier ... Police mum on shootings ... Anti-Muslim poster pinppointed ... more
State drops firm that verifies IDs
December 13, 2009 - 12:55am