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February 18, 2018
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Our View: End Great Lakes restoration rollercoaster
5 hours 47 min ago
Federal excise tax revenues help the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources set aside land for wildlife management areas such as this one near Hinckley, where a hunter moves in to flush a rooster pheasant pointed by his dog. News Tribune file photo
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
17 hours 47 min ago
February 16, 2018
State planning gypsy moth treatments in Duluth, Lake County
February 16, 2018 - 8:17pm
A single bloody red shrimp, a foreign aquatic invader from the Caspian region of eastern Europe, was found in water samples taken last summer in Allouez Bay. It's the first such finding in the Lake Superior region. NOAA photo
Invasive shrimp found in Twin Ports harbor
February 16, 2018 - 8:16pm
February 15, 2018
Plan for West Duluth water access park to move ahead without commission’s support
February 15, 2018 - 8:49pm
February 14, 2018
Cliffs' Ohio iron plant gets key permit
February 14, 2018 - 3:58pm
February 13, 2018
Sunlight dapples the surface of Lake Superior as it breaks through the clouds seen from Oberg Mountain near Lutsen, Minn. in October. (2017 file / News Tribune)
Trump budget would slash Great Lakes restoration funding
February 13, 2018 - 12:35pm
February 12, 2018
Amnesty International joins PolyMet fight
February 12, 2018 - 5:23pm
New comment period opens on Line 3 pipeline
February 12, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 10, 2018
Minnesota vs. 3M: A guide to the $5B trial: State’s biggest environmental lawsuit, over company’s PFCs in groundwater, starts this month
February 10, 2018 - 4:25pm
February 9, 2018
Rick Nolan
Mining, BWCA and Trump: 5 reasons Rick Nolan's announcement is a big deal
February 9, 2018 - 7:24pm
 wastewater injection well in Prague, Okla. Oklahoma is by far the state most affected by earthquakes triggered by human activity — primarily oil and gas operations — according to a map released by the United States Geological Survey on April 23, 2015. (Nick Oxford/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
New breed of fracking earthquakes sends warning to oil drillers
February 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
February 8, 2018
Michael Pfau of Duluth speaks in opposition to state permits for the proposed PolyMet copper mine during a public meeting at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Thursday night. (John Myers /
In Duluth, more concern about copper-mining impact
February 8, 2018 - 8:44pm
Paul Eberth, project director at Enbridge Energy, is seen through a window talking to Line 3 opponents Donna Howard (from left), Michele Naar-Obed and Mark Daniel Hakes during a protest on Dec. 8, 2017. (News Tribune file photo)
Enbridge pipeline protesters get jury trial
February 8, 2018 - 2:30pm
February 7, 2018
Members of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 wear shirts supporting the PolyMet project Wednesday evening during a public hearing at Mesabi East High School in Aurora on the last three major permits needed to start the project. (Clint Austin /
On Range, ironclad support for copper mining
February 7, 2018 - 8:44pm