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October 13, 2018
Great Lakes cargo down for U.S. ships
October 13, 2018 - 2:22pm
June 17, 2018
The Memo: What to know in business this week for June 18
June 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
January 2, 2018
Four of eight freighters at anchor on Lake Superior offshore from Duluth on Monday afternoon make a picturesque scene with the Aerial Lift Bridge. Bob King /
Cold snap hampers shipping on Great Lakes; vessels huddle at anchor as operators alter plans
January 2, 2018 - 7:18pm
November 22, 2017
Jason and Jody Ball of Cass Lake Lodge. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
November 22, 2017 - 1:30pm
November 2, 2017
Jeff "Buff" Swanson, one of 10 original ArcelorMittal Minorca employees still working at the facility, holds some of the taconite plant's iron ore pellets. Forty years after opening, the plant is slated to produce its 100 millionth ton of pellets. Lee Bloomquist / For the Mesabi Daily News
Minorca reaches a milestone
November 2, 2017 - 6:53pm
October 18, 2017
More than 400 people attended two public meetings at Bemidji’s Sanford Center regarding Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project in Minnesota on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
More than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.
October 18, 2017 - 9:03am
September 10, 2017
Trucks are parked at the end of the Waseca Industrial Road in Duluth Sunday afternoon. The City of Duluth is seeking a $1.66 million state grant to extend the road to Minnesota State Highway 23. The extension is expected to relieve truck traffic on Raleigh Street. (Clint Austin /
Build-out of Duluth industrial road could relieve pressure on other local roads
September 10, 2017 - 5:47pm
August 27, 2017
Mike Schultz, managing director of Sappi's Cloquet mill, watches as a large sheet of pulp rolls down the line. The pulp is derived from dissolved wood fiber from wood chips. Bob King /
Milling the future: Cloquet mill confident it lines up with corporate owner's vision
August 27, 2017 - 8:31pm
August 19, 2017
Reader's View: Water the ultimate public resource
August 19, 2017 - 12:35am
August 1, 2017
Reader's View: Permitting in Minnesota thwarts industry
August 1, 2017 - 12:28am
May 2, 2017
North Shore farm inspection battle still rages
May 2, 2017 - 5:48pm
April 29, 2017
Two BNSF locomotives sit in the railyard near Interstate 35 in Duluth recently. Steve Kuchera /
Iron Range explores an expansion of its rail network
April 29, 2017 - 8:49pm
April 9, 2017
Reader's View: Industry more environmentally responsible now
April 9, 2017 - 12:52am
March 11, 2017
DNR investigates 'chemicals of concern' in Superior creek
March 11, 2017 - 1:36pm
March 4, 2017
Don Wille, owner of Wille Logging Lumber and Timber in Puposky, leans on timber he logged out of Itasca State Park after storms this past summer.  Forum News Service photo
Milder temperatures in Minnesota bring a new challenge to timber industry
March 4, 2017 - 5:19pm