The main reason for establishing health insurance exchanges such as MNsure is to provide coverage to people who lack insurance and need assistance paying for it.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker this week signed a bill that would restrict public access to the Gogebic Taconite mine site. About 3,500 acres around the site is open to the public through the state’s managed forest program. The company has said it fears protesters are taking advantage of that access to harass mine workers as they conduct mineral sampling and other tests.
The company that wants to dig a massive iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin probably won’t need an air pollution permit for the bulk sampling operation that is to take place before actual mining begins, the state Department of Natural Resources said this week.RELATED CONTENT
A week after a U.S. District Court judge turned the keys to the Last Place on Earth building over to federal authorities, the U.S. Marshals Service took over its new property.RELATED CONTENT
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U.S. Marshal Service spokesman Tom Volk told the News Tribune that agents were onsite today not to remove property but to survey the store and its contents.RELATED CONTENT
Eight downtown Duluth storefronts get kudos for holiday decorating.
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With earnings of $125 million, pop singer Madonna is the highest-paid woman in music, easily surpassing Lady Gaga and country-pop singer Taylor Swift, Forbes said on Wednesday. Her income for the 12-month period used by the magazine also made her the highest-earning celebrity overall, it said.
The holidays always seem to expose the uglier side of American culture. While watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, I found myself mystified by the TV station bothering to take commercial breaks. With all its sponsored floats and product placements, the whole procession was one long commercial anyway.
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The bus line will continue to offer service between Duluth and the Twin Cities and from the Twin Cities to Green Bay, which will serve Eau Claire.
Three men face charges after they admitted that they planned to rob a gas station in Aurora on Friday, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported today.RELATED CONTENT