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July 23, 2016
Field reports: Sign up soon for mentored youth deer hunts in Minnesota
6 hours 51 min ago
Outdoors notes for July 24
6 hours 51 min ago
Crews are busy working on the crushing and processing plant portions of the Rainy River gold mine project near Emo, Ontario, on July 13, 2016. The mine is expecting to produce gold and silver by mid-2017. John Myers /
Rush of interest in Northland gold
7 hours 4 min ago
July 22, 2016
Local View: Boundary Waters a priceless treasure
July 22, 2016 - 11:59pm
Local View: Boundary Waters a priceless treasure
July 22, 2016 - 11:59pm
People attending the July 13 U.S. Forest Service listening session in Duluth listen intently to speakers both for and against renewing mineral leases held by Twin Metals. (Steve Kuchera /
Local View: Don’t sacrifice the Boundary Waters so a few can profit
July 22, 2016 - 11:59pm
July 20, 2016
Lake Elmo to sue 3M after water pollution
July 20, 2016 - 9:19pm
July 19, 2016
PCA refines wild rice sulfate rules
July 19, 2016 - 7:58pm
Twin Metals session in Ely today
July 19, 2016 - 12:00am
July 17, 2016
A tern chick opens its mouth hoping to be fed by an adult carrying a small fish on Interstate Island. Bob King /
Effort to protect, track nesting terns in harbor turns up surprising results
July 17, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 16, 2016
Outdoors notes for July 17
July 16, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 14, 2016
Frank Nicoletti leans back in a chair to count hawks in May 1997 from a site on Skyline Parkway near Enger Tower that overlooks western Duluth. (1997 file / News Tribune)
Our View: ‘Skyline was king’
July 14, 2016 - 11:59pm
July 13, 2016
Some people attending Wednesday's U.S. Forest Service listening session in Duluth applaud a speaker opposed to renewing mineral leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper mine near Ely during Wednesday's public listening session in Duluth. Steve Kuchera /
Forest Service hears community concerns on Twin Metals lease renewal
July 13, 2016 - 10:02pm
More Minnesota lakes, rivers listed as impaired
July 13, 2016 - 6:14pm
July 11, 2016
In this photo from 2010, a worker holds a core sample showing a polymetallic deposit from the Twin Metals exploration area east of the Kawishiwi River in northern Lake County. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Both sides steeled for Twin Metals hearings
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm