News Tribune, Dec. 19, 1973 U.S. Steel Corp. officials said yesterday they want to continue operating the Duluth coking plant but will close it if federal and state antipollution regulations are imposed. The officials met with members of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. An estimate of over $5 million to build the first phase of the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area was announced yesterday. Phase I includes nine ski runs, three lifts, 100 campsite units, a tram ride, court game facilities and hiking trails.
News Tribune, Dec. 19, 1993 MinnesotaCare, the state’s new program to provide subsidized health insurance for the working poor, could be nearly $250 million in the red by 1997, officials said yesterday. They’re hoping the Legislature will correct the shortfall in the next session. Highway 2 between Superior and Ashland will get extra lanes in some sections with funding from the state Department of Transportation, it was announced yesterday. An earlier proposal to expand to four lanes from Superior to Ashland didn’t get funded.
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