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April 18, 2018
BWCAW land swap a step closer
April 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
April 14, 2018
Carl and Luana Brandt, have operated Nor'Wester Lodge on the Gunflint Trail north of Grand Marais for more than 50 years. Carl's parents, Carl Sr. and Alis, started the resort in the early 1930s. Sam Cook /
Nor'Wester Lodge is a family tradition on the Gunflint Trail
April 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
April 2, 2018
Reader's View: I'm with the VP: beware of copper mining
April 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
March 31, 2018
Winter campers stay close to the campfire on a March evening on Daniels Lake north of Grand Marais. From left are Isabelle Schomberg, Lakewood Township; Katherine Skwira-Brown, Duluth; Rachel Skwira-Brown, Duluth; and Jesse Schomberg, Lakewood Township. A group of three fathers and four daughters make the annual winter camping trip. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.complay button
10-year tradition: Dads and daughters make annual trek into the winter woods
March 31, 2018 - 6:37pm
March 30, 2018
Lakner contests firearm search in Ely sex assault case
March 30, 2018 - 11:49am
March 25, 2018
National View: Minnesotans of all politics uniting to protect BWCAW
March 25, 2018 - 12:13am
March 24, 2018
On a warm March afternoon, Scott Neustel of Fredenberg Township jigs for lake trout on a lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness northwest of Grand Marais. Sam Cook /
Hot ice-fishing on the Gunflint Trail
March 24, 2018 - 11:45pm
March 23, 2018
Spending bill has money for BWCAW land purchase
March 23, 2018 - 7:24pm
March 22, 2018
The giant spending bill expected to pass Congress by Saturday includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which has helped pay for cleanup and habitat restoration, including this 2014 project to remove tons of century-old lumber mill waste from Radio Tower Bay in the St. Louis River estuary. News Tribune file photo
Federal spending bill restores Great Lakes, EPA funding
March 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
March 1, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Poll suggests growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
March 1, 2018 - 7:17pm
February 28, 2018
A PolyMet executive explains how the company will use rod mills  to crush metal-bearing rock as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the mine. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Environmental groups petition for PolyMet hearings
February 28, 2018 - 8:41pm
February 4, 2018
Reader's View: Phifer will protect Boundary Waters
February 4, 2018 - 6:49pm
January 30, 2018
Reader's View: Renewing Twin Metals' leases was proper
January 30, 2018 - 7:16pm
January 26, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Forest Service rolls back study of mining near Boundary Waters
January 26, 2018 - 5:51pm
January 22, 2018
Reader's View: Don't stand for putting BWCAW at risk
January 22, 2018 - 6:42pm