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October 13, 2017
Comments about miners in New York Times Magazine article draw fire, prompt apology
Two prominent Northland environmental activists on Friday issued an apology regarding comments they made about miners in a New York Times Magazine...
October 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 10, 2017
Reader's View: No secret about mining in national forest
Kevin Proescholdt was right. "There was no secret deal for mining near BWCAW," as the headline on the conservation director's Sept. 18 column in the News Tribune read. There was no "secret deal" to allow mining in the Superior National Forest outside the Boundary Waters.
October 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
October 5, 2017
Reader's View: Water too critical to risk
Human beings are 60 percent water. We are walking, talking, upright columns of water. Almost 100,000 miles of interconnected vessels, arteries, and capillaries run on water in our bodies. You are what you drink. Like in the human body, water flows in systems in the natural world,...
October 5, 2017 - 5:35pm
October 3, 2017
Emmer bill prohibits excluding federal land from mining
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., has introduced legislation that would prohibit the U.S. Forest Service from excluding any National Forest land...
October 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
September 26, 2017
County backs BWCAW land exchange, purchase
The St. Louis County Board on Tuesday voted to support the long-evolving plan to both trade and sell state land locked inside the Boundary Waters...
September 26, 2017 - 8:24pm
September 17, 2017
Local View: There was no secret deal for mining near BWCAW
Congressmen Rick Nolan and Tom Emmer, among others, have made various claims recently suggesting that the 1978 Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...
September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 7, 2017
Emmer, Nolan add amendment to defund mining study
Minnesota U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan late Wednesday successfully added an amendment to a House appropriations bill to defund a proposed...
September 7, 2017 - 8:18pm
August 30, 2017
Authorities rescue two after medical emergency in the Boundary Waters
Authorities rescued a group from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Wednesday after they used a locator beacon to issue a distress...
August 30, 2017 - 10:58pm
August 26, 2017
In response: Consider copper-nickel mining with informed skepticism
In voicing support for copper-nickel mining in northern Minnesota, a recent letter argued that mining sulfide ore would be no worse than natural...
August 26, 2017 - 4:02pm
August 24, 2017
Q-and-A: Candid-as-ever Nolan: 'Be very worried'
On proposed copper-nickel mining in Northeastern Minnesota, on the nuclear threat related to North Korea, on elected leaders' "dialing for dollars"...
August 24, 2017 - 12:36am
August 19, 2017
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists at Sawbill
NORTH OF TOFTE — It was a damp and drippy August morning at Sawbill Canoe Outfitters nestled among the pines at the tip of the Sawbill Trail...
August 19, 2017 - 8:02pm
Stories from Sawbill: Bears and other visitors make an outfitter's life interesting
One of the joys of running a canoe outfitting business is getting to know the clientele, said Bill and Cindy Hansen, who operated Sawbill Canoe...
August 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
Reader's view: Listen to 8th District, too, on mining
In early August, U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer proposed a bill that made it clear he's spearheading the movement to establish sulfide-ore copper mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters — far outside of his district. The proposed bill would reverse a federal decision to initiate an environmental...
August 19, 2017 - 7:21pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Accurate info needed in mining debate
The Aug. 1 letter regarding the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness mineral withdrawal study ("Mining study already done; resume exploration") contained inaccurate and misleading statements. It could mislead readers into believing the U.S. Forest Service already has studied the...
August 10, 2017 - 7:37pm
August 8, 2017
IRS auctioning Ely canoe outfitter equipment
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning canoes, camping supplies and other gear following a shutdown of Ely’s Wilderness Outfitters earlier...
August 8, 2017 - 1:09pm