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Bygones for July 18, 2018
Duluth School Board tables levy changes again
Utility work to begin Monday in Lincoln Park
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
CD8 candidate Stauber responds to Trump's Russia comments
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ERP Iron Ore could lose mineral leases
Enbridge will give landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
Place a Business Announcement
Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
Northwoods League: Huskies hold off Border Cats
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
NUTRITION: We've become a nation of snackers
Duluth homebrewer shares knowledge of longtime hobby
Duluth Woman's Club hosts annual home tour
Ask a Master Gardener: Herbicide is most effective way to kill poison ivy
Theater Review: Playhouse’s ‘Music Man’ charms audience
Ron & Carol Schultz
Jim & Joyce Ekstrom
Ray & Millie Maciejeski
Hailey Grace Johnson
George Walter Martin
Donna Marie (Whitlock) Hill
James "Jim" Harvey Gumtow
Ann Murray Elverhoy
Our View: Good advice goes way beyond Lakewalk
Local View: Citizens join mayors in demanding safer refinery
Reader's View: US best served by mix of energy
Reader's View: Democrat not the party it used to be
Reader's View: Trump supporters peacefully celebrated visit
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 16, 2018
Fireweeds delight the roadsides of mid-July
Field Notes: Early youth deer hunts in Minnesota state parks
Upcoming Outdoor Fishing Contests
Houston's Fishing Report: It's time to catch a big one
Her 3-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water. Now she's warning parents.
Barnstorming Brainerd: Event showcases vintage planes and passionate pilots
A storm was ruining this beach wedding. Then a total stranger made the bride an offer.
Bell Museum's new home, amenities promise a grand opening weekend
'It was pretty shocking,' paralyzed former hockey player Jablonski says of wiggling toes
July 16, 2018
Professors' View: U-turn on Twin Metals a massive giveaway of irreplaceable public resources
Any Minnesotan who has ever dipped a canoe paddle, pitched a tent, or laced up a hiking boot while visiting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...
July 16, 2018 - 6:40pm
June 28, 2018
Twin Metals wants in on lawsuits
Twin Metals has filed motions to intervene in the recent lawsuits challenging the federal government’s decision to reinstate the company’s mineral leases in the Superior National Forest. The lawsuits, filed by environmental and conservation groups, challenge the Trump administration's...
June 28, 2018 - 2:25pm
June 25, 2018
More groups sue Department of Interior over mineral leases
More groups are suing the U.S. Department of the Interior, claiming its decision to reinstate Twin Metals' mineral leases was unlawful. In two...
June 25, 2018 - 3:28pm
June 21, 2018
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
A group of businesses is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over its decision to reinstate Twin Metals mineral leases. In a lawsuit filed...
June 21, 2018 - 5:37pm
June 5, 2018
Reader's View: Absurd to tie copper mining to refinery fire
Now some people who take it for granted that they are able to live clean, wonderful lives are coming out against copper mining because the refinery in Superior, full of flammable materials, caught on fire in a mishap.
June 5, 2018 - 6:48pm
May 24, 2018
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site
Twin Metals Minnesota on Thursday released new details for its underground copper-nickel mine planned near Ely, including a new location for...
May 24, 2018 - 5:34pm
May 3, 2018
Survey shows support for copper-nickel mining
A survey commissioned by a pro-mining group shows support for copper-nickel mining among voters in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District. The survey, conducted April 3-5 and paid for by MiningMinnesota — a copper-nickel mining advocacy group — found that 57 percent of 8th District...
May 3, 2018 - 7:40pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper...
May 2, 2018 - 5:11pm
April 26, 2018
Local View: Minnesota's Arrowhead an outdoor economic engine
One of the hottest topics in Minnesota these days is how to strengthen our northern economy. However, new data proves it's already strong. Just...
April 26, 2018 - 9:23pm
April 23, 2018
Reader's View: Copper mining not worth the risks
Let me see if I understand this: Two companies want to dig copper-nickel mines in northern Minnesota in environmentally pristine areas, one of which is close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Then, after 20 years or so, they could close shop, take their profits, and leave...
April 23, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 10, 2018
Kawishiwi River again named among most endangered
The Kawishiwi River near Ely, which flows out of and then back into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on its way north, has again made...
April 10, 2018 - 10:33am
April 8, 2018
In Response: VP Mondale misstepped on mining
In a commentary in the News Tribune, former Vice President Walter Mondale cited poll numbers indicating a vast majority of Minnesotans are opposed...
April 8, 2018 - 12:23am
April 2, 2018
Reader's View: I'm with the VP: beware of copper mining
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, in his excellent opinion piece in the March 25 News Tribune, alerted us to the critical danger presented by sulfide-ore mining (National View: "Minnesotans of all politics uniting to protect BWCAW"). What Twin Metals is expected to propose doing...
April 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
March 25, 2018
National View: Minnesotans of all politics uniting to protect BWCAW
I've been around politics a long time, and for as long as I can remember our politics has been split by a sharp partisan divide over tax policy,...
March 25, 2018 - 12:13am
March 19, 2018
Rousing support in St. Paul for PolyMet
Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk left no doubt about his support when he suddenly pulled out a bright-blue “Go PolyMet” baseball...
March 19, 2018 - 10:23am