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August 19, 2017
Economist's view: Fewer mining jobs means big-time economic problems for Minnesota
August 19, 2017 - 7:24pm
August 17, 2017
Dr. Margaret Saracino talks about the potential negative health impacts of allowing copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness during a news conference outside the Superior National Forest headquarters in Duluth on Thursday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Comment period closes on mining moratorium
August 17, 2017 - 9:32pm
GOP lawmakers introduce bill opening Wisconsin to more mining
August 17, 2017 - 9:25pm
August 15, 2017
A PolyMet Mining official explains in December 2013 how the company will use rod mills, one of which is at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the planned mine.  (file / News Tribune)
Group reiterates call for hearing on proposed PolyMet mine
August 15, 2017 - 7:09pm
Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
August 15, 2017 - 3:39pm
Lourenco Goncalves
Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
August 15, 2017 - 10:36am
August 11, 2017
DNR releases first PolyMet draft permits
August 11, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Clean water too valuable to trust mining companies
August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 8, 2017
Reader's View: DNT's PolyMet opinion was bull
August 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Reader's View: Mining still a way of life on Iron Range
August 8, 2017 - 7:54pm
August 7, 2017
Local View: BWCAW can be protected while allowing mining
August 7, 2017 - 6:48pm
Reader's View: The deal included mining outside BWCAW
August 7, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 6, 2017
The American Integrity docks at the CN ore docks in West Duluth to take on a load of taconite pellets in 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
Iron ore trade remains strong in July
August 6, 2017 - 6:52pm
August 3, 2017
Minnesota DNR looking for lithium
August 3, 2017 - 9:31pm
August 2, 2017
Reader's View: Metals mining could destroy home
August 2, 2017 - 6:30pm