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Proposed Bill “dangerous and reckless” says Wisconsin Mother about Frac Sand Legislation
first published on WIvoices.org Senate Bill 349 is dangerous and reckless, says mother Julie Augesen, whose 7-year-old twins attend school near a proposed silica frac sand mine. Augesen...
10/24/13 at 7:16 AM Despite Burnt Petition, Three Recall Elections Likely over Frac Sand in Glenwood 10/14/13 at 1:20 PM
Mother against Mining Files Recall Petitions for 3 Officials in Glenwood City 9/22/13 at 8:41 PM
Notebook: Officials examine damage
By Don Davis Federal, state and local officials begin assessing damage today from last months storms. They will examine damage to public and some non-profit facilities that occurred during June 20-26 ...
7/9/13 at 8:18 AM Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power 5/8/13 at 7:29 AM
Legislative notebook: Health marketplace heads to negotiations 3/8/13 at 3:19 PM
Northshore mercury roundup
Residents of Silver Bay and Babbitt are invited to turn in their old mercury-laden products and old electronics free of charge during two events sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources Northshore Mini...
6/10/13 at 11:00 PM
Mining, Polluted Water, Big Business
We all have heard of toxins in the water. The wheels go round and round.Unfortanately lots of big businsses contribute to these in a community from dumping into the lake, to burning plastic (hospital)...
4/13/10 at 2:06 AM
A Houghton Prediction
This prediction from Brandon Veale, sports editor of the Houghton Mining Gazette, leading to Friday's Minnesota Duluth at Michigan Tech series: Before you declare this series...
2/4/10 at 2:15 PM
Mining deaths reach record low
Mining deaths fell to an all-time low in 2009, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Adminstration. Deaths at metal and nonmetal mine deaths register...
1/5/10 at 2:59 AM Duluth Metals sees heavy trading 12/13/09 at 4:17 PM
Cliffs acquires chromite company 11/23/09 at 4:02 AM