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October 13, 2017
Mining supporters carry signs during a march to a public hearing at Virginia High School in July 2017 after a rally organized by people supporting copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters. (Clint Austin /
Comments about miners in New York Times Magazine article draw fire, prompt apology
October 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 10, 2017
Reader's View: No secret about mining in national forest
October 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
October 5, 2017
Reader's View: Water too critical to risk
October 5, 2017 - 5:35pm
October 3, 2017
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer
Emmer bill prohibits excluding federal land from mining
October 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
September 26, 2017
 Steve Piragis of Ely portages his solo canoe around a set of falls near Knife Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. (2010 file / News Tribune)
County backs BWCAW land exchange, purchase
September 26, 2017 - 8:24pm
September 17, 2017
Kevin Proescholdt
Local View: There was no secret deal for mining near BWCAW
September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 7, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer (left) and Rick Nolan
Emmer, Nolan add amendment to defund mining study
September 7, 2017 - 8:18pm
August 30, 2017
Authorities rescue two after medical emergency in the Boundary Waters
August 30, 2017 - 10:58pm
August 26, 2017
John Goodge
In response: Consider copper-nickel mining with informed skepticism
August 26, 2017 - 4:02pm
August 24, 2017
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, left, meets this week with News Tribune Editorial Board members, including, at right, Citizen Representative Nathan Johnson. Jeff Anderson, at center, is a member of Nolan's staff. (Chuck Frederick /
Q-and-A: Candid-as-ever Nolan: 'Be very worried'
August 24, 2017 - 12:36am
August 19, 2017
Canoeists outfitted by Sawbill Canoe Outfitters head for the landing to begin their trip on Thursday morning. In the foreground is Paul Portenlanger of Minneapolis. Clint Austin /
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists at Sawbill
August 19, 2017 - 8:02pm
During a rare moment of free time on Thursday morning, Sawbill Canoe Outfitters crew member Jessica Hemmer (left) and Sawbill co-owner Clare Shirley rewind rope that customers will use on upcoming trips. (Clint Austin /
Stories from Sawbill: Bears and other visitors make an outfitter's life interesting
August 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
Reader's view: Listen to 8th District, too, on mining
August 19, 2017 - 7:21pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Accurate info needed in mining debate
August 10, 2017 - 7:37pm
August 8, 2017
The Internal Revenue Service posted this image of boats boat going up for auction later this month in Ely.
IRS auctioning Ely canoe outfitter equipment
August 8, 2017 - 1:09pm