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Despite a lot of media hype about the Great Lakes “freezing over’’ in recent weeks, the amount of ice on the five big lakes actually declined significantly in recent days.
Tuesday, February, 25, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Officials at Cliffs Natural Resources last week gave a recap of their 2013 business and a look-ahead to 2014, when the mining company expects increased demand for iron ore with a growing U.S. economy.
Tuesday, February, 18, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Cliffs Natural Resources, a recent target of the hedge fund Casablanca Capital, issued a statement Friday about its dealings with the investor, saying it has tried to maintain a dialogue with the group but has been disappointed with its response.
Friday, February, 14, 2014 - Reuters - News
Supporters of the resolution say they were trying to move away from general grants to the conservation district in favor of service contracts for specific work. But critics said the move was part of an ongoing vendetta against the conservation district’s chief conservation employee.
Tuesday, February, 04, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Most of Minnesota’s 207 municipal liquor operations, including 18 of the 19 in the Northland, had another profitable year in 2012, which is good news for local taxpayers.
Tuesday, January, 28, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
We all use the metals PolyMet would produce As someone who has worked in the mining industry for 52 years and who recognizes the value of all mining to our lifestyles in the 20th and 21st centuries, and having read the summary of the PolyMet Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement, I would be hypocritical if I did not strongly support the approval and development of the PolyMet project.
Sunday, January, 05, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Environmental groups continue to step up their challenge to mining projects in Minnesota, now questioning whether the state can approve an expansion to U.S. Steel’s Minntac taconite mine while the facility has outstanding permit violations.
Friday, January, 03, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Two Duluth women were arrested at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., on New Year’s Eve while attempting to stage an American Indian round dance at the mall.
Thursday, January, 02, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Folks in the Northland will get a jolting reminder when their next heating bill comes that they just lived through one of the coldest, snowiest Decembers on record.
Thursday, January, 02, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Synthetic drugs and the controversy surrounding their sale at the Last Place on Earth, a downtown Duluth head shop owned by Jim Carlson, led the News Tribune’s list of top 10 stories of the year for 2011 and 2012.
Tuesday, December, 31, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Ed and Linda Hendrickson bought their property near Twig in 1990, knowing they wanted to share it with the wildlife that already lived there. Now, the Hendricksons have made sure the wildlife will be around long after they are gone.
Thursday, December, 12, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
After a lull overnight, steady snow is forecast to move back into the Northland today through tonight, with significant accumulations still expected on top of what already fell Monday and Tuesday.
Wednesday, December, 04, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
It's a wintry Thanksgiving for much of the Northland - particularly on the North Shore, where as much as a foot of new snow may be on the ground by the time it stops falling later today.
Thursday, November, 28, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced four new projects totaling $3.6 million for work designed to reduce the risk of exposure to mercury for people, especially women and children, who eat fish from the Great Lakes.
Thursday, November, 21, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Mercury enters the air when coal and gasoline are burned. Other mercury comes when products that contain mercury are burned in trash incinerators and from taconite-processing plants.
Thursday, November, 21, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - None
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has set a public meeting on a key aspect of Calumet Oil’s proposed oil-shipping terminal on Superior’s harborfront.
Tuesday, November, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The Kerfoot name has been legendary along the Gunflint Trail for decades, and the Gunflint Lodge owners just entered the Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame. But the award also marks the end of an era: Bruce and Sue Kerfoot confirmed last week that they have put the resort, in the Kerfoot-Spunner family for 84 years, up for sale.
Sunday, October, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The U.S. government shutdown has affected federal agencies in the Northland in a number of ways, but many key services will continue to function, officials announced Tuesday.
Wednesday, October, 02, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
At first the speakers just crackled with static, a long minute or more with no response from the International Space Station.
Sunday, September, 08, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The St. Louis County Board will consider a resolution Tuesday that gives members two choices: to appoint a temporary replacement for the late Steve O’Neil, or leave the County Board post vacant for the next four months.
Saturday, September, 07, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News