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Bygones for Feb. 19, 2018
One round of snow winding down; another possible Monday into Tuesday
Pilot program could help Duluth restore old homes
Three vying for seat on Wisconsin Supreme Court
Blatnik Bridge status upgraded to 'adequate'
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Setting sail: Flagship, Duluth Screen Printing Co. headed to Canal Park
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Feb. 19, 2018
Bankruptcies for Feb. 9-14, 2018
Duluth property transactions for Feb. 7-14, 2018
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Place a Business Announcement
LeBron's MVP performance guides team to All-Star win
2018 Winter Olympics: US women stay alive in curling
Prep boys hockey: 7AA is not an easy section projection
2018 Winter Olympics: Shuster encounters rocky road
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek persisting despite near 50-game goalless streak
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Grace Marjorie Aasland Bridges
Brian Warren Stenman
Peter V. Golden
Our View: End Great Lakes restoration rollercoaster
Reader's View: Media must tell truth about Trump's mistruths
Minnesota IT Services' View: Under new leadership, state has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
Make a Difference
RecSports for Feb. 11
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
February 14, 2018
Cliffs' Ohio iron plant gets key permit
The state of Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a final air emissions permit-to-install for IronUnits, a proposed iron briquette manufacturing facility in Toledo that will be owned and operated by Cleveland-Cliffs. The agency said the permit is one of several...
February 14, 2018 - 3:58pm
February 12, 2018
Amnesty International joins PolyMet fight
A global human-rights organization has joined the chorus speaking out against the PolyMet copper-nickel mine in Northeastern Minnesota, with officials from the group calling the proposed mine as much a human rights issue as an environmental one.
February 12, 2018 - 5:23pm
February 9, 2018
Mining, BWCA and Trump: 5 reasons Rick Nolan's announcement is a big deal
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat from northeast Minnesota, announced Friday, Feb. 9, he won't seek re-election. Nolan, who has...
February 9, 2018 - 7:24pm
February 8, 2018
In Duluth, more concern about copper-mining impact
Supporters of the proposed PolyMet project won the field Wednesday night in Aurora on the Iron Range, but on Thursday evening in Duluth opponents...
February 8, 2018 - 8:44pm
February 7, 2018
On Range, ironclad support for copper mining
AURORA — For Brandi Salmela, a senior at Mesabi East High School, Wednesday night's public meeting on the PolyMet copper mine, proposed...
February 7, 2018 - 8:44pm
February 6, 2018
Otto blasts PolyMet permits
Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto cemented her position as a critic of copper mining Tuesday with a harsh criticism of the proposed state...
February 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
PolyMet to hold permit meetings this week
After 13 years, millions of dollars and a winding path through regulatory scrutiny, Minnesota's first-ever copper mine might be on the verge...
February 6, 2018 - 6:37pm
February 4, 2018
Reader's View: Support for Nolan best serves DFL interests
Precinct caucuses are set for Tuesday. I encourage everyone to attend and to get there by 6:30 p.m. or earlier. Precinct caucuses are your chance to participate and get better informed.
February 4, 2018 - 6:47pm
February 1, 2018
US Steel sales, profits up in 2017
U.S. Steel is reporting fourth quarter 2017 earnings of $159 million, or 90 cents per share, a big improvement over a $105 million loss in the last quarter of 2016. The Pittsburgh-based company, which reported its quarterly and annual results after the stock market closed Wednesday,...
February 1, 2018 - 11:13pm
ERP ships first iron ore
The iron ore was mined and processed by its bankrupt predecessor, but ERP Iron Ore this week shipped its first product ever to its first customers. The new version of the bankrupt Magnetation operations shipped three trainloads of iron ore to customers, including concentrate from...
February 1, 2018 - 11:12pm
Cliffs CEO issues warning about Nashwauk ore
EVELETH — Lourenco Goncalves played up his company's contributions to the Iron Range during Cleveland-Cliffs' annual "state of the company"...
February 1, 2018 - 7:12pm
January 31, 2018
Statewide View: Support manufacturing renaissance with sound mining policy
There are many facets to the debate about restoring U.S. manufacturing to its leadership role in the global economy. But one facet critical to...
January 31, 2018 - 7:09pm
January 30, 2018
PCA confirms comment dates for PolyMet permits
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Tuesday made formal the public comment period for the draft air- and water-quality permits for the proposed PolyMet copper mine project. The PCA posted the draft water permit Jan. 18 and the air permit on Jan. 24, essentially agreeing that...
January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
January 29, 2018
Other View: Minnesota, dump the sulfate standard
The decision by Administrative Law Judge LauraSue Schlatter to reject the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's new wild rice sulfate standard...
January 29, 2018 - 7:10pm
January 26, 2018
Forest Service rolls back study of mining near Boundary Waters
The U.S. Forest Service on Friday said it will not conduct the most-thorough level of environmental review of potential copper mining impacts...
January 26, 2018 - 5:51pm