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Hoyt Lakes

March 6, 2018
Al Hodnik looks at a 1957 Pontiac Chieftain that Erie Mining Co. used as a HyRail Car and is now on display at the Depot. Hodnik was one of the people attending Tuesday’s unveiling of a traveling exhibit on the history of Erie Mining Co., part of a multi-phase project. Hodnik was mayor of Aurora, near Erie’s mine and plant, from 1988 to 1998. “Erie Mining was not an abstraction but a complete way of life,” he said. “How blessed we were to have it.” Steve Kuchera /
New Depot exhibit showcases story, legacy of Erie Mining Co.
March 6, 2018 - 7:09pm
December 24, 2017
From left: Quadruplets Carolyn, Olivia, Anna and Morgan Ponto of Hoyt Lakes, dressed in tutus, snuggle on the living room couch together. The quads were born on July 4 this year to Allyson and Tony Ponto. Bob King / play button
A long road to a family led to quadruplets for Hoyt Lakes couple
December 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
November 10, 2017
Submitted by Kathy Tarnowski of Cloquet.
November 10, 2017 - 2:54pm
August 15, 2017
A PolyMet Mining official explains in December 2013 how the company will use rod mills, one of which is at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the planned mine.  (file / News Tribune)
Group reiterates call for hearing on proposed PolyMet mine
August 15, 2017 - 7:09pm
November 17, 2016
BCA tracks school threat to Hoyt Lakes youth
November 17, 2016 - 1:31pm
October 28, 2016
A home with Louisiana-Pacific SmartSide siding. Credit: Louisiana-Pacific
Louisiana-Pacific now eyeing Cook site for new siding plant
October 28, 2016 - 4:55pm
July 23, 2014
Mesabi Nugget parent urges patience, sees improvement at Hoyt Lakes iron plant
July 23, 2014 - 9:09am
April 20, 2011
Hoyt Lakes man gets eight life sentences in Texas
April 20, 2011 - 7:46pm
February 11, 2011
Hoyt Lakes man killed in rollover accident
February 11, 2011 - 10:20pm
Senator pulls Iron Range mining bill
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
U.S. EPA: PolyMet draft 'inadequate'
February 23, 2010 - 10:22am
December 11, 2009
Region's lawmakers support PolyMet mine
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
A thousand attend PolyMet public meeting with no public comments
December 9, 2009 - 8:09pm
December 3, 2009
Events offer info on copper mining issues
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 16, 2009
Excelsior officials are moving ahead without a customer for their electricity. They have asked the PUC to approve the plant site near Bovey, or an alternate site near Hoyt Lakes, and also approve the company's plan to route electricity to customers. Those issues could go before the PUC in early 2010. (2006 file / News Tribune)
Environmental review of Excelsior Energy final
November 16, 2009 - 3:27pm