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Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
20 measles cases prompts warning from Minnesota officials
Freezing rain, snow possible through Thursday
Former Grand Forks High School teacher sentenced for having sex with a student
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Sharks fawn for Freezer Friend at UMD event
US to impose new duties on Canadian softwood lumber
The Memo: What to know in business this week for April 24
TKDA unveils new Duluth office
Market Day sets up permanent farm, craft market in downtown Duluth
Twins' Sano suspended one game for 'aggressive actions'
SHIPLEY: 'It' factor is no mystery, but the Wild need to find it
China's Shao Ting getting acclimated to Lynx and hoping to make roster
Vikings likely to select a guard earlier than usual in the draft
Vikings' offensive line rebuild continues
Band with Duluth ties has gear stolen
Cloquet veteran shares the charm of his pet parrot with others
Christa Lawler column: Dressing the part — of our parents
Readings & Writers for April 21, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for April 23, 2017
Happy 14th Birthday, Thor!
Robert & Janice McDonald Anniversary Open House
Happy 95th Birthday, Irmgard Becker!
Geraldine "Gerry" (Drewes) Schonthaler
Betty Elaine Beaulieu
Lori Jan Siegel
Orville Luther Grube
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Local view: Expanding trail system costing our parks, youth-serving agencies
Reader's view: Police are wrong on marijuana
Reader's view: Mild winter only fuels climate denial
Reader's view: Eager to refute, scientists agree on climate
Reader's view: Commit to preventing global catastrophe
MN DNR Weekly Report for April 24, 2017
Outdoors Notes for April 23, 2017
Houston's Fishing Report: Tough week of weather for fishing
Hooked! Readers share stories about who inspired their love of fishing
Pets of the Week
Ask a Trooper: What are the guidelines for installing a lift kit?
Head of the Lakes United Way celebrates National Volunteer Week
Through Readers' Eyes
May 30, 2014
Copper mining exposes DFL rift
Just when it seemed 1,200 DFL delegates might roll in and out of Duluth this weekend without disagreeing on much of anything, along comes an issue controversial enough to upset even this year’s love fest of a state party convention. Copper mining. A resolution on the list of...
May 30, 2014 - 6:40pm
May 22, 2014
Magnetation celebrates construction of fourth Iron Range plant
BOVEY — Matt Lehtinen watched the black iron ore concentrate roll off the end of the conveyor belt, tilted his hard hat back a bit and smiled. “This...
May 22, 2014 - 11:06pm
May 18, 2014
Mining industry advocate's view: State’s mineral wealth is key to supply stability
How are labor strikes in South Africa, Western trade sanctions against Russia, and ample mineral resources in Minnesota related? They all affect the global availability of platinum-group metals like platinum and palladium, the raw materials critical to U.S. competitiveness as well...
May 18, 2014 - 12:00am
May 17, 2014
Report: Global steel glut may cripple American industry
Cheap, imported steel subsidized by foreign governments is flooding the United States, in a growing, unfair trade crisis that threatens a half-million American jobs. That’s the conclusion of a report released last week by the Washington-based Economic Policy Institute, which goes...
May 17, 2014 - 6:31pm
May 15, 2014
Essar says construction will resume
Essar Steel Minnesota on Thursday officially announced that it has raised $450 million in a bond sale to resume construction on its $1.7 billion Nashwauk taconite mine and processing center. The news, which the company’s president disclosed to a media outlet last week, also is...
May 15, 2014 - 10:00pm
May 14, 2014
Death toll at 245, hopes of finding survivors fading after Turkish mine fire
SOMA, Turkey - Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 245 workers were confirmed killed and...
May 14, 2014 - 12:43pm
May 13, 2014
Ice deals setback to Great Lakes shipping
Making up for lost time on the Great Lakes is hard to do in the shipping industry. So says Glen Nekvasil, who reported Tuesday that U.S.-flag lakers moved less than 2 million tons of iron ore in April, a 52 percent decrease compared to a year ago. “It’s not easy in this industry,”...
May 13, 2014 - 8:12pm
May 12, 2014
Experts go afield to study Wisconsin mine’s impact
TOWN OF ANDERSON, Wis. — Sara Viernum scooped up a small frog as it jumped across a muddy Iron County logging road in a hilltop forest that could one day become the site of a massive open pit mine. “They’re everywhere,” she said, smiling as she held a spring peeper in the...
May 12, 2014 - 8:09pm
May 11, 2014
Great Lakes ore shipments down in April
As expected, ore shipments on the Great Lakes were down significantly last month as ships dealt with unprecedented ice conditions, especially in the entry to Lake Superior from the east. The Lake Carriers’ Association said shipments totaled just 2.7 million tons for April, a 52...
May 11, 2014 - 7:28pm
April 30, 2014
Our view: Good calls ...
… banning owner over racist comments The NBA acted swiftly, decisively and, most important, appropriately Tuesday when it announced Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, had been banned for life from the league and fined $2.5 million. The league can now work with...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 29, 2014
Our view: Cravaack says politics killed PolyMet deal
Nearly two years after losing his bid for re-election, former U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack said Monday it still “frustrates me like crazy” that legislation to complete a land swap and to streamline permitting for PolyMet Mining fell short, a victim of politics if there ever was one. “To...
April 29, 2014 - 12:00am
April 22, 2014
Duluth Seaway Port Authority gets award for cargo output
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been honored as one of six organizations on the Great Lakes increasing international cargo. The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. announced Tuesday that the authority was receiving the Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for its increases of...
April 22, 2014 - 8:04pm
April 10, 2014
Local view: Franken, Klobuchar gamble with PolyMet letters to DNR
On the final day of the public-comment period for the proposed PolyMet NorthMet project, three Democrats elected by Minnesotans to the U.S. House and U.S. Senate offered differing views in letters they submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In a six-page letter...
April 10, 2014 - 10:05pm
April 9, 2014
First Minnesota taconite of season hits steel mill
It took 11 days to make the distance usually covered in about 30 hours, but the first Minnesota taconite iron ore has reached its steel mill...
April 9, 2014 - 10:37am
March 29, 2014
Iron Range school districts want to merge staff, buildings but maintain separate identities
The sophomores, juniors and seniors at Mountain Iron-Buhl High School are taught social studies by the same teacher during the same hour. The...
March 29, 2014 - 11:48pm