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WLSSD yard waste site open one last day
Man found deceased outside in East Hillside
Channel change in the Ashland area
Wisconsin lawmakers consider eliminating state air pollution rules
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
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Longtime Virginia restaurant to close
Kwik Trip announces $300 million project in La Crosse
Avenue C restaurant closes in Cloquet
Downtown Duluth pop-ups return
Duluth Winter Village returns Dec. 2-3
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
College women's hockey preview: Minnesota Duluth at Vermont Windjammer Classic
College women's basketball: UMD crushes Lakers with big third quarter
Snocross: Spirit Mountain transformed into a winter wonderland
Dinosaurs, gods and marshmallows: A Thanksgiving science quiz
Violet Days: Fence angel update
This pricey beer is illegal in 12 states.
Buffet-style Thanksgiving rules
'Sioux Chef' serves up indigenous foods
Patricia Ann Taly
Michael T. Kenney
Eleanor E. Heytens
Clarence L. Dahmen
Bruce T. Bagne
Local View: For Thanksgiving, try football without the politics
National View: Here's what 'not' to talk about during Thanksgiving
Reader's View: Kneeling isn't disrespectful at all
Reader's View: Debased elected leaders can step down now
Our View: Just sad all around
Albino deer found shot near Gordon; DNR investigating
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 20, 2017
Field Reports: Esko hunter the latest to take mature buck with antlers in velvet
Duluth city deer harvest now over 200 deer and counting
Ask a Conservation Officer: Digital copies of licenses
Pets of the Week for Nov. 21
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Ask a Trooper: Can my child wear a bicycle helmet on an ATV or side by side?
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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
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