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Bygones for Feb. 19, 2018
One round of snow winding down; another possible Monday into Tuesday
Pilot program could help Duluth restore old homes
Three vying for seat on Wisconsin Supreme Court
Blatnik Bridge status upgraded to 'adequate'
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Setting sail: Flagship, Duluth Screen Printing Co. headed to Canal Park
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Feb. 19, 2018
Bankruptcies for Feb. 9-14, 2018
Duluth property transactions for Feb. 7-14, 2018
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Place a Business Announcement
LeBron's MVP performance guides team to All-Star win
2018 Winter Olympics: US women stay alive in curling
Prep boys hockey: 7AA is not an easy section projection
2018 Winter Olympics: Shuster encounters rocky road
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek persisting despite near 50-game goalless streak
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Grace Marjorie Aasland Bridges
Brian Warren Stenman
Peter V. Golden
Our View: End Great Lakes restoration rollercoaster
Reader's View: Media must tell truth about Trump's mistruths
Minnesota IT Services' View: Under new leadership, state has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
Make a Difference
RecSports for Feb. 11
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
September 13, 2017
Mining skirmish reveals divisions in DFL; Sipress apologizes for foul language
A recent dustup between Duluth City Council President Joel Sipress and DFL Congressional District 8 Chairman Justin Perpich illustrates deep...
September 13, 2017 - 6:07pm
August 15, 2017
Group reiterates call for hearing on proposed PolyMet mine
The group Duluth for Clean Water on Tuesday reiterated its call for a contested case hearing on the permit to mine for the proposed PolyMet...
August 15, 2017 - 7:09pm
August 9, 2017
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
The Moscow mule - that Instagram-ready cocktail that has surged in popularity in recent years - has only a few ingredients: vodka, ginger beer,...
August 9, 2017 - 3:37pm
July 20, 2017
Copper critics' study says mine could hurt economy
Far from being a boon for regional job growth and economic development, allowing copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota would hurt the existing economy that relies on tourism and development based on unspoiled woods and water. That was the finding of a report released Thursday by...
July 20, 2017 - 6:17pm
May 9, 2017
DNR ready to offer 302 square miles for mineral exploration
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ready to auction more mineral rights across northern Minnesota in the hope mining companies will find copper, gold and other valuable metals there. The DNR said Monday that it will auction off the mineral rights under 194,324 acres...
May 9, 2017 - 9:11am
February 23, 2017
New business group forms to oppose copper mining
More than 200 businesses from Minnesota and other states have signed-on to a new coalition to oppose copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota. The New Boundary Waters Business Coalition was unveiled Thursday, with organizers saying they want to keep copper mines away from the federal...
February 23, 2017 - 1:31pm
January 9, 2017
Kennecott asks to expand copper search
Kennecott Exploration Co. has asked the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the rights to search under thousands of additional acres...
January 9, 2017 - 3:16pm
November 7, 2013
ND cops take on copper theft training, saying they’re ‘behind the curve’
FARGO — About 30 law enforcement officers from eastern North Dakota attended a training session here Thursday to help them beat copper thieves at their own increasingly sophisticated game. “It’s an epidemic crime, and law enforcement is really behind the curve in how it works,”...
November 7, 2013 - 9:46pm
October 27, 2009
Ely mineral deposit larger than expected
Duluth Metals Ltd. announced Monday it has upped its estimate of the mineral deposit near Ely that it hopes to exploit. The company says test drilling indicates the deposit, which contains copper, nickel, palladium and other precious metals, is larger by 101 million tons, or 22 percent,...
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Mining advocates dislike limits in copper-mining bill
Minnesota lawmakers plan Thursday to introduce legislation that would establish new rules for how copper mines would operate in the state, including...
February 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
State questions PolyMet on lack of underground mining option in study
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has asked a private contractor to provide more information on why underground mining isn't a viable option for the proposed PolyMet copper mine near Hoyt Lakes. The contractor compiling the Environmental Impact Statement for the mine...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
PolyMet EIS delayed again
The draft Environmental Impact Statement on the PolyMet mine proposal won't be completed until late in the year and may not be available for public review and comment until early 2009. That's the latest update from Stuart Arkley, DNR project manager. The EIS process began in 2004...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am