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October 15, 2018
Part of U.S. Steel's Minntac facility. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Steelworkers, U.S. Steel reach tentative agreement
October 15, 2018 - 5:37pm
October 12, 2018
Pete Stauber
Fact check: Is the DNR 'going to hand permits to PolyMet' in two weeks?
October 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
October 5, 2018
Candidate's View: Vote to bring integrity back to Legislature
October 5, 2018 - 8:21pm
September 6, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
September 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
September 1, 2018
Manganese is used in products such as gasoline and lithium-ion batteries. The manganese deposit near the city of Emily could contain as much as 10 billion tons. Getty Images
Minnesota manganese deposit sits untapped despite growing market
September 1, 2018 - 2:24pm
August 31, 2018
ArcelorMittal and USW extend contract, will continue negotiations
August 31, 2018 - 2:56pm
August 30, 2018
Phillip Warwas holds his hard hat during his retirement party on Thursday. The name on the hat is pronounced “Geriatric.” Steve Kuchera /
Keetac machinist retires after 53 years
August 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
A mound of shattered taconite iron ore from an earlier blast in Mesabi Metallics' mine in Nashwauk. (2017 file / News Tribune)
Cleveland-Cliffs sues DNR, Mesabi Metallics over Nashwauk permits
August 30, 2018 - 7:25pm
August 24, 2018
President John Hinderaker of the Center of the American Experience holds a magazine with a story about an August 2018 report that shows copper-nickel mines in northern Minnesota would be good for the economy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Reports add more heat to mining debate
August 24, 2018 - 10:10am
August 10, 2018
Tom Clarke
Judge: Clarke cannot represent himself as owner
August 10, 2018 - 6:39pm
July 29, 2018
Jobs dip slightly in June
July 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
July 25, 2018
A Senate District 7 announcement earlier this month revealed a surprise vote of no support for the above named local federal legislators. The resolution has since been rescinded. News Tribune graphic by Gary Meader
Statement highlights conflicts between DFL environmentalists, moderates
July 25, 2018 - 8:30pm
Tom Clarke
Mesabi Metallics CEO says reports of his removal are false
July 25, 2018 - 7:16pm
July 24, 2018
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
PolyMet amendment dropped from bill
July 24, 2018 - 8:18pm
July 23, 2018
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross poses for a photo in the White House Monday with Susan and Paul Schurke, owners of Wintergreen Northern Wear and Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge in Ely. The two displayed Wintergreen products at the Made in America event at the White House and had hoped tell President Donald Trump to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo courtesy of Susan and Paul Schurke
Wintergreen owners featured at White House
July 23, 2018 - 9:00pm