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Economist's view: Fewer mining jobs means big-time economic problems for Minnesota
19 min 18 sec ago
August 17, 2017
Dr. Margaret Saracino talks about the potential negative health impacts of allowing copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness during a news conference outside the Superior National Forest headquarters in Duluth on Thursday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Comment period closes on mining moratorium
August 17, 2017 - 9:32pm
GOP lawmakers introduce bill opening Wisconsin to more mining
August 17, 2017 - 9:25pm
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
Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
August 15, 2017 - 3:39pm
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Cleveland back in Cliffs company name
August 15, 2017 - 10:36am
August 11, 2017
DNR releases first PolyMet draft permits
August 11, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Clean water too valuable to trust mining companies
August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 8, 2017
Reader's View: DNT's PolyMet opinion was bull
August 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
Reader's View: Mining still a way of life on Iron Range
August 8, 2017 - 7:54pm
August 7, 2017
Local View: BWCAW can be protected while allowing mining
August 7, 2017 - 6:48pm
Reader's View: The deal included mining outside BWCAW
August 7, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 6, 2017
The American Integrity docks at the CN ore docks in West Duluth to take on a load of taconite pellets in 2014. (News Tribune file photo)
Iron ore trade remains strong in July
August 6, 2017 - 6:52pm
August 3, 2017
Minnesota DNR looking for lithium
August 3, 2017 - 9:31pm
August 2, 2017
Reader's View: Metals mining could destroy home
August 2, 2017 - 6:30pm
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