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MN DNR Weekly Report for Sept. 18, 2017
More Nice Fish for 2017
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Minnesota DNR plans to change walleye stocking strategies
Pets of the Week for Sept. 19, 2017
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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
November 17, 2016
BCA tracks school threat to Hoyt Lakes youth
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported Thursday morning that they tracked Wednesday’s anonymous threat to northern Minnesota...
November 17, 2016 - 1:31pm
October 28, 2016
Louisiana-Pacific now eyeing Cook site for new siding plant
Louisiana-Pacific has purchased a shuttered board-making plant near Cook and is eyeing the site for a possible siding plant there, instead of...
October 28, 2016 - 4:55pm
July 23, 2014
Mesabi Nugget parent urges patience, sees improvement at Hoyt Lakes iron plant
Recent improvements after a month-long shutdown at the Mesabi Nugget iron nugget plant near Hoyt Lakes have officials at parent company Steel Dynamics more optimistic about the facility’s future. The Iron Range plant lost money again in the first and second quarters this year,...
July 23, 2014 - 9:09am
April 20, 2011
Hoyt Lakes man gets eight life sentences in Texas
A 62-year-old Hoyt Lakes man was convicted by a Texas jury last week of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl and was sentenced to eight consecutive life sentences. John Ruport was convicted on April 13 of eight counts of aggravated sexual assault and seven counts of indecency with...
April 20, 2011 - 7:46pm
February 11, 2011
Hoyt Lakes man killed in rollover accident
A Hoyt Lakes man died Friday in a single-vehicle rollover accident near Biwabik. Allen J. Hietala, 78, was heading east on state Highway 135 about two miles outside of Biwabik when his pickup went into the left side ditch and rolled onto its roof, according to a report by the Minnesota...
February 11, 2011 - 10:20pm
Senator pulls Iron Range mining bill
ST. PAUL -- A senator pushing a bill to increase financial oversight and protect the environment as a new type of mining develops in northern...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
U.S. EPA: PolyMet draft 'inadequate'
A draft environmental impact statement on the proposed PolyMet copper mine is "Environmentally Unsatisfactory -- Inadequate," the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided. "Our review has identified adverse environmental impacts that are of sufficient magnitude that EPA believes...
February 23, 2010 - 10:22am
December 11, 2009
Region's lawmakers support PolyMet mine
The state's political forces are lining up in support of the PolyMet copper mining project proposed for Minnesota's Iron Range. The barrage from...
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
A thousand attend PolyMet public meeting with no public comments
AURORA -- Memorial Gymnasium at Mesabi East High School was packed tonight with people who wanted to talk about the future of copper mining in Minnesota, but they couldn't hear what each other were saying. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
December 9, 2009 - 8:09pm
December 3, 2009
Events offer info on copper mining issues
Minnesotans interested in the future of copper mining in the state have ample opportunity in coming days to learn more details and weigh in on the issue. Tonight, the League of Women Voters and the Association for Women in Science in Duluth will hold a mining issues forum and a screening...
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 16, 2009
Environmental review of Excelsior Energy final
State and federal agencies today released the final environmental review on an Iron Range coal gasification project that otherwise has appeared...
November 16, 2009 - 3:27pm
November 5, 2009
Meeting set on Mesabi Nugget air quality permit
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has scheduled a public meeting for Nov. 19 to offer information and take comments on the proposed air-quality permit requested by the Mesabi Nugget plant near Hoyt Lakes. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Aurora Community Center, 15 W. First...
November 5, 2009 - 12:41pm
November 3, 2009
Public meetings set on PolyMet copper mine near Hoyt Lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold joint public meetings to take comments on the recently released environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mine near Hoyt Lakes. The meetings will be held Dec. 9 in Aurora in Memorial...
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 2, 2009
Public meetings set on copper mine near Hoyt Lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold joint public meetings to take comments on the recently...
November 2, 2009 - 12:39pm