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April 24, 2015
Other View: US steel industry needs level playing field
The recent news that 1,100 iron ore mining jobs will be lost in Northeastern Minnesota was a sharp blow for the entire state. These are good-paying jobs that won’t easily be replaced. That’s troubling not only for families and towns reliant on these companies, but for a state...
opinion / other view
April 24, 2015 - 10:03pm
April 23, 2015
DNR: Northshore mine expansion doesn't need full environmental study
The proposed expansion of Northshore Mining’s giant Peter Mitchell taconite iron ore mine near Babbitt won’t need a full-fledged Environmental Impact Study, a state agency has determined. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that the expansion of the...
April 23, 2015 - 9:02pm
Chisholm man pleads guilty to stabbing dog
A Chisholm man admitted Thursday to stabbing his ex-girlfriend's dog to death. Sethe Henry Joseph Morey, 31, pleaded guilty in State District Court in Hibbing to a charge of torture or cruelty to a pet or companion animal. Judge David Ackerson ordered an investigation into Morey's...
news / crime
April 23, 2015 - 3:14pm
Virginia man seriously injured in Iron Range crash
A 51-year-old Virginia man suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle broadside crash on Minnesota Highway 37 in Cherry early Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Dean Lindberg was traveling north on County Highway 25 in a Mercury Sable just before 6:30 a.m. The Patrol...
April 23, 2015 - 2:06pm
April 21, 2015
Mesabi Nugget plant to stay idle
The Mesabi Nugget iron plant near Aurora will remain idle for the time being because of a continued decrease in pig iron prices, its parent company announced this week. Indiana-based Steel Dynamics Inc. in January had announced that the plant would undergo a six- to eight-week “warm...
news / iron range
April 21, 2015 - 11:29pm
Health notes: YMCA family event wants healthy kids
YMCA family event wants healthy kids Saturday will be Healthy Kids Day at the Duluth Area Family YMCA. The free event takes place from noon to 4 p.m. at the Y, 302 W. First St. The event includes activities such as stand-up paddle boarding in the pool, rock climbing, bounce house,...
April 21, 2015 - 12:00am
April 20, 2015
AARP likes the Northland
Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Downtown Seattle. Virginia’s south side. Those neighborhoods made the cut on Monday as AARP unveiled its list of the 10 most livable neighborhoods in the nation for people age 50 or older. “Traffic-free living in a small-town community (on)...
April 20, 2015 - 4:50pm
April 19, 2015
Hill’s Great Northern ore trust terminated
James J. Hill is back in the news this month, but not for his famous railroad. Instead, it’s for his lesser-known role as an iron ore magnate. For decades, much of Minnesota’s Mesabi Range was owned by a St. Paul-based trust that Hill and his partners created in 1906. The Great...
April 19, 2015 - 2:18pm
April 18, 2015
Minnesota’s legislative auditor will investigate IRRRB
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles is launching an investigation into the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, following Star Tribune stories about the agency’s spending of public money. The state economic development agency is one of seven investigative...
April 18, 2015 - 8:29pm
Minnesota's legislative auditor will investigate IRRRB
Minnesota Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles is launching an investigation into the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, following Minneapolis Star Tribune stories about the agency’s spending of public money. The state economic development agency is one of seven investigative...
news / politics
April 18, 2015 - 9:19am
April 17, 2015
Nolan, McCollum divided over mining bill
Two Minnesota Democrats are on opposite sides of legislation that could affect mining development in Northeastern Minnesota. After initially withholding judgment on a bill authored by U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-St. Paul, to ban mining leases in the Rainy River watershed, U.S. Rep....
news / politics
April 17, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 15, 2015
PolyMet CEO: Copper can help Iron Range diversify
You could understand why the mood might be dour at the annual Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration conference in Duluth this week. With the price of iron ore less than half what it was when last year’s conference was held, layoffs rampant and foreign steel flooding the...
news / iron range
April 15, 2015 - 10:30pm
Bygones for Wednesday, April 15, 2015
News Tribune, April 15, 1975 * A Minnesota Senate committee yesterday approved Duluth Sen. Ralph Doty’s measure appropriating $9 million for mass transit in the state during the next two years. Doty estimated that Duluth would receive about $750,000 for mass transit under the proposal. *...
April 15, 2015 - 12:01am
April 14, 2015
St. Paul representative's bill would restrict mining in BWCAW watershed
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on Tuesday said she will introduce legislation this week to prevent copper-mine runoff from damaging the northern Minnesota watershed that flows into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and on into Voyageurs National Park. The Twin Cities Democrat said...
news / politics
April 14, 2015 - 10:35pm
April 13, 2015
Local view: Once fooled by mining executives, we are twice shy
In the 1970s we listened to Reserve’s corporate promises that it wasn’t necessary to quit dumping millions of tons of taconite tailings into Lake Superior. This waste disposal was, we were assured, not a threat to the environment. And did not the company provide many good jobs? To...
opinion / local view
April 13, 2015 - 9:41pm