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January 14, 2017
Yellow waste water that had been held behind a barrier near the abandoned Gold King Mine is seen in the Animas River in Durango, Colorado, in this picture from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department taken August 8, 2015. REUTERS/Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department/Handout
EPA denies $1 billion-plus in claims from toxic Colorado mine spill
January 14, 2017 - 12:29am
Copper mine supporters strike out at Rapala after executive's column
January 14, 2017 - 12:28am
January 13, 2017
Ken Hupila pulls his pulk toward the public landing on Moose Lake near Ely after a day of brook trout fishing. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Forest Service files two-year timeout on mining
January 13, 2017 - 10:14am
A 240-ton ore hauling truck is repaired at the Essar Steel construction site in October 2015. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Essar Global responds to fraud allegations in lawsuit
January 13, 2017 - 9:10am
January 11, 2017
Anti-mine group turns attention to Enbridge pipelines
January 11, 2017 - 7:37pm
January 10, 2017
PolyMet officials give a tour of facilities at the old LTV processing plant near Hoyt Lakes, now owned by PolyMet, in December 2013. (News Tribune file photo)
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 3:19pm
January 9, 2017
Forest Service approves land trade for PolyMet site
January 9, 2017 - 4:01pm
Kennecott asks to expand copper search
January 9, 2017 - 3:16pm
January 1, 2017
Retired coal miners still face uncertain future for health care benefits
January 1, 2017 - 4:34pm
December 31, 2016
Boat watchers fill north pier of the Duluth Shipping Canal as the Cason J. Callaway passes by during a June afternoon in Duluth. (2016 file / News Tribune)
The economy in 2017: What to expect, what to watch in the year ahead
December 31, 2016 - 8:00pm
December 29, 2016
U.S. Steel's Keetac facility. (file photo / News Tribune)
Keetac to reopen; workers to return in January
December 29, 2016 - 6:06pm
December 28, 2016
IRRRB approves taconite tax rebates to mining companies
December 28, 2016 - 12:37pm
December 24, 2016
Large trees were blown down by a July storm, some of which landed on this home at 5518 London Road. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
News Tribune's top 10 stories of 2016
December 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
December 23, 2016
A Sportsman's View: Protect BWCAW from copper-nickel mining
December 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
December 21, 2016
Meetings set on sulfate standard for wild rice
December 21, 2016 - 2:48pm