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Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic domestically
Gaining steam: Stillwater theater effort at old Zephyr depot is gaining steam
Suburban Twin Cities home for sale has dark history
No clues why driver went wrong way on I-35
Photo: Royal court at Boo at the Zoo
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Canada’s consul general promotes free trade at Duluth chamber dinner
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
COLLEGE HOCKEY: UND strikes back to blank Gophers 4-0
Astros blank Yanks in Game 7, advance to World Series
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Gophers stick with Croft at quarterback
Beavers felled by Falcons: Serratore records two points, No. 20 Air Force splits series
College football: UMD freshman QB Larson blazes a trail in 37-0 win over Minot State
Readings & Writers for Oct. 22, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for Oct. 22, 2017
Handmade Halloween get-ups: ‘Duct tape and glue sticks, the holy grail of crafting’
Ask a Master Gardener: What causes forked carrots
Have you Been Nextdoor?
Vernon and Faye Jondreau
Doug & Ginny Olson
Steven Michael Saylor
Arden Gene Curry
Donald Andrews "Don" Tedlund
Robert "Bob" Theodore Lundberg Jr.
Lawmakers' response: Range DFLers support Line 3, the project's good jobs
Local view: Spread accurate information about Minnesota's health insurance open enrollment
Port director's view: Transportation network underpins regional development; pipelines are key
National view: Weinstein's alleged sexual abuse appalling, now and then
National view: It's not about flirting or sexy clothing
Outdoors Notes for Oct. 22, 2017
Duluth bowhunter takes 260-pound buck in city hunt
Send us your best trail-cam buck shots
Minnesota pheasant opener proved predictably tough
More hunting and fishing, less guiding for Wilmot
Snapshot for Oct. 22, 2017
RecSports for Oct. 22
Through Reader's Eyes
October 18, 2017
Reader's View: Russ' stand on PolyMet realistic
Protecting our Earth, water, and air isn't a zero-sum game, as some candidates might have us believe. It's easy to adopt a non-negotiable stance in our passion. Of course we all want to make sure our watershed stays protected. We also need the materials mined to sustain our global...
October 18, 2017 - 6:13pm
October 17, 2017
Mining industry, Iron Range groups rally opposition to wild rice rule
One week before public hearings begin on Minnesota's proposed new rules for protecting wild rice from sulfate pollution, the state's mining...
October 17, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 15, 2017
Reader's View: Mine here to protect the earth
I'll just say it: I am an environmentalist who is pro-mining. We are all dependent on metals for life in modern society. Do you have a cell phone? Part of it came from a mine. The question now is not whether these metals will be mined; it's where. I challenge you to Google images...
October 15, 2017 - 3:01pm
October 14, 2017
Tribal leader urges Wisconsin lawmakers to drop mining bill
A Wisconsin tribal leader is speaking out against a pro-mining bill that's moving through the Legislature. The measure would remove a 20-year-old requirement that owners of a proposed sulfide mine have to prove similar mines elsewhere haven't caused problems before the state Department...
October 14, 2017 - 9:25am
October 13, 2017
Duluth City Council candidates stake positions
Seven candidates running for seats on the Duluth City Council jockeyed for votes Friday morning at a forum hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce...
October 13, 2017 - 7:42pm
Comments about miners in New York Times Magazine article draw fire, prompt apology
Two prominent Northland environmental activists on Friday issued an apology regarding comments they made about miners in a New York Times Magazine...
October 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 10, 2017
Reader's View: No secret about mining in national forest
Kevin Proescholdt was right. "There was no secret deal for mining near BWCAW," as the headline on the conservation director's Sept. 18 column in the News Tribune read. There was no "secret deal" to allow mining in the Superior National Forest outside the Boundary Waters.
October 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
October 8, 2017
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Oct. 9
The Number: 318,000 That's how many Minnesotans were working in manufacturing in 2016, a 9 percent increase since 2010. The governor declared...
October 8, 2017 - 8:30pm
Leah Phifer announces candidacy in 8th; will challenge Nolan
Leah Phifer will put away the motorcycle she rode to tour Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District this summer, but carry forward her campaign...
October 8, 2017 - 5:38pm
October 6, 2017
New Gold mine processing gold, silver
Toronto-based New Gold Inc. on Friday announced that its new Rainy River Gold Mine completed its first gold “pour” this week. Mining at the new facility, located about 40 miles northwest of International Falls near Emo, Ontario, started in August at the all-new mine and processing...
October 6, 2017 - 7:51pm
October 5, 2017
Reader's View: Water too critical to risk
Human beings are 60 percent water. We are walking, talking, upright columns of water. Almost 100,000 miles of interconnected vessels, arteries, and capillaries run on water in our bodies. You are what you drink. Like in the human body, water flows in systems in the natural world,...
October 5, 2017 - 5:35pm
October 3, 2017
Cliffs buys U.S. Steel out of Michigan mine
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. this week announced it was acquiring U.S. Steel’s 15 percent stake in the Tilden iron ore mine in Michigan’s Upper...
October 3, 2017 - 4:35pm
Emmer bill prohibits excluding federal land from mining
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., has introduced legislation that would prohibit the U.S. Forest Service from excluding any National Forest land...
October 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
October 2, 2017
Clarke tours Iron Range touting Nashwauk project
Tom Clarke, the billionaire health care and coal executive who is trying to become a major player in the global iron ore industry, toured the...
October 2, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 1, 2017
Reader's View: Recycling a viable alternative to copper mining
Insurance companies are in business to make money, and they do a good job at it. They do well because they do their homework, reviewing the science and mathematical probabilities associated with risks they are willing to take on. PolyMet's proposed plan for a copper-nickel mine in...
October 1, 2017 - 5:54pm