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Part of U.S. Steel's Minntac facility. (2015 file / News Tribune)
U.S. Steel losses bigger than expected
April 27, 2016 - 10:35am
April 26, 2016
In bold move, U.S. Steel launches campaign to stop imports of steel from China
April 26, 2016 - 5:36pm
State Sen. Tom Bakk of Cook tells the Minnesota Senate Tax Committee Tuesday, April 26, 2016, about his legislation to make the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board advisory. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
IRRRB would lose financial say under proposed legislation
April 26, 2016 - 5:07pm
April 19, 2016
PolyMet forum outlines permit process
April 19, 2016 - 8:46pm
April 14, 2016
View of part of the Essar mine, where the ore body is located. In the background are the crushing and concentrating facilities. (2015 file photo / News Tribune)
Dayton: State will retake mineral leases if Essar stalls
April 14, 2016 - 5:03pm
April 13, 2016
Tom Bakk
Cook County board stays mum on copper mining
April 13, 2016 - 10:00pm
April 12, 2016
Rick Nolan
Nolan: Minnesota can have mining and clean water
April 12, 2016 - 1:33pm
April 11, 2016
An October 2015 view of a new road at the Essar Steel Minnesota site near Nashwauk, leading to the pellet plant. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Essar comments on Nashwauk project, search for financing
April 11, 2016 - 5:07pm
April 7, 2016
U.S. Steel's Keetac facility in Keewatin in 2008. Minnesota lawmakers appear poised to pass a state law that will exempt Keetac from the state’s sulfate pollution standard. Keetac has been idled for nearly a year. (File photo / News Tribune)
Bill exempts Keetac from sulfate standard
April 7, 2016 - 10:00pm
April 6, 2016
Mark Dayton
Dayton blasts Essar again over failure to repay state, contractors
April 6, 2016 - 6:28pm
April 1, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (right) listens to St. Louis County Commissioner and former state legislator Tom Rukavina during a meeting Friday at the IRRRB offices near Eveleth. (Lisa Kaczke / lkaczke@duluthnews.com)
Ely, Iron Range officials challenge Dayton on Twin Metals opposition
April 1, 2016 - 10:17pm
March 29, 2016
Mark Dayton
Dayton will meet with Ely, Iron Range officials about Twin Metals
March 29, 2016 - 3:18pm
State hires firm to figure PolyMet insurance fund
March 29, 2016 - 12:45am
March 27, 2016
View of part of the Essar mine, where the ore body is located. In the background are the crushing and concentrating facilities. (2015 file photo / News Tribune)
Essar Steel Minnesota heads toward bankruptcy
March 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
March 25, 2016
As a result of Bent Paddle Brewing Co.’s membership in the Downstream Business Coalition, the Silver Bay City Council voted 3-2 to remove the brewery’s products from its municipal liquor store. (Adelle Whitefoot / Lake County News-Chronicle)
Silver Bay City Council draws criticism for decision to remove Bent Paddle beer
March 25, 2016 - 6:39pm
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