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March 21, 2017
Bill would provide quicker relief for displaced workers
March 21, 2017 - 6:14pm
March 18, 2017
Mesabi Metallics continues its efforts to revive the former Essar Steel Minnesota project in Nashwauk. The company is battling Cliffs Natural Resources for support from state officials to gain critical state mineral leases at the site. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Mesabi Metallics gets court permission to sign labor deals
March 18, 2017 - 6:28pm
March 17, 2017
Spectators listen to a speaker at Thursday’s public hearing on the preliminary decision by the federal government to ban mining activities on 235,000 acres near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Duluth hearing draws supporters, critics of proposed mining ban near BWCAW
March 17, 2017 - 11:50am
March 15, 2017
Nicole Hoffman, a geologist for Twin Metals, examines core samples in Ely in 2013. (Twin Metals photo)
Twin Metals meeting may end up moot, but big crowd expected
March 15, 2017 - 11:29am
March 14, 2017
In this photo from 2010, a worker holds a core sample showing a polymetallic deposit from the Twin Metals exploration area east of the Kawishiwi River in northern Lake County. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Poll shows opposition to mine near BWCAW
March 14, 2017 - 12:01am
March 11, 2017
Nancy Norr
Local view: Fair process for future projects worth fighting for
March 11, 2017 - 11:00pm
Local view: Additional environmental study unnecessary for copper nickel mining
March 11, 2017 - 11:00pm
March 8, 2017
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, attend President Donald Trump's address before a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Report: Trump's daughter, son-in-law renting from Twin Metals owner
March 8, 2017 - 5:13pm
March 7, 2017
Critics' poll shows growing opposition to copper mining
March 7, 2017 - 3:39pm
March 3, 2017
As a result of Bent Paddle Brewing Co.’s membership in the Downstream Business Coalition, the Silver Bay City Council voted 3-2 to remove the brewery’s products from its municipal liquor store. (Adelle Whitefoot / Lake County News-Chronicle)
Silver Bay fire truck purchase gets go-ahead after Bent Paddle battle
March 3, 2017 - 10:05pm
March 1, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (file / Forum News Service)
Lawsuit filed against Dayton, state over copper-nickel leases
March 1, 2017 - 10:12pm
February 28, 2017
U.S. Steel announces management changes
February 28, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 25, 2017
U.S. Steel CEO invites Trump to Iron Range
February 25, 2017 - 8:25am
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (left) listens as Cliffs Natural Resources CEO Lourenco Goncalves makes a point during a public meeting on the Essar Steel project's future in Nashwauk in July 2016. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Cliffs CEO basks in company's comeback
February 25, 2017 - 2:40am
February 23, 2017
Executive council approves new Kennecott copper leases
February 23, 2017 - 6:37pm
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