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July 11, 2018
Workers in a bucket boom ready the beams for metal sheeting in the fine ore storage building at Mesabi Metallics (file / News Tribune)
DNR reinstates Chippewa Capital's mineral leases at Nashwauk site
July 11, 2018 - 1:57pm
May 17, 2018
University of Minnesota head coach John Anderson talks with players during a game against Iowa on April 21 at Target Field in Minneapolis. Craig Lassig/For the News Tribune
College baseball: Gophers coach Anderson hasn't forgotten where he came from, what got him there
May 17, 2018 - 9:11pm
May 10, 2018
Nashwauk man killed in crash with semi
May 10, 2018 - 9:35pm
March 8, 2018
A giant mining drill was moved into place this week on the site of the Mesabi Metallics project in Nashwauk. Company owner Tom Clarke this week purchased 1,040 acres of land and rights to half the taconite iron ore below at the project site. Clarke said mining will begin immediately. Photo courtesy Mesabi Metallics
Chippewa Capital Partners buys land, half of Nashwauk ore
March 8, 2018 - 9:08pm
January 25, 2018
A crane sits next to the partly constructed Mesabi Metallics pelletizing building earlier this month. Steve Kuchera /
Mesabi Metallics will allow Steelworkers to organize
January 25, 2018 - 1:40pm
January 23, 2018
Tom Clarke takes a picture of what will be the Mesabi Metallics plant’s pelletizing building near Nashwauk recently. Steve Kuchera /
Clarke jumps from health care into coal, iron ore
January 23, 2018 - 6:52pm
January 22, 2018
Tom Clarke, who is leading efforts to restart the former Essar Steel Minnesota project as Mesabi Metallics, talks about the project in what will be the plant’s pelletizing building near Nashwauk earlier this month. Steve Kuchera /
Clarke ready to move Mesabi Metallics forward
January 22, 2018 - 7:15pm
January 19, 2018
An induration furnace is seen under construction in October 2015 at what was then Essar Steel Minnesota near Nashwauk. (News Tribune file photo)
Cliffs works to block access to Mesabi Metallics
January 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
December 28, 2017
A worker uses a backhoe to bury a ground grid at the fine ore storage facility at Mesabi Metallics near Nashwauk recently. Bob King /
Dayton: Mesabi Metallics progress is a 'very important step'
December 28, 2017 - 8:29pm
September 30, 2017
A road at the Essar Steel site leads to the pellet plant. (2015 file / News Tribune)
Dayton pledges continued state support for Chippewa's efforts to revive Essar site
September 30, 2017 - 7:21pm
August 31, 2017
Welders at what was then the Essar Steel Minnesota site work in October 2015 on a large piece of ductwork that was to be used in the taconite plant's furnace. Bob King /
Chippewa lawyers tell federal judge another company is trying to sabotage restart of Essar Steel Minnesota
August 31, 2017 - 12:11pm
July 5, 2017
The concentrator facility at the Essar Steel taconite plant in 2015.  (file / News Tribune)
As Chippewa takes over, Mesabi Metallics has layoffs
July 5, 2017 - 5:09pm
June 15, 2017
Cliffs Natural Resources CEO Lourenco Goncalves talks to reporters in April following a company luncheon at the Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm. Brooks Johnson /
After failed bid for Essar site, Cliffs picks Ohio for new plant
June 15, 2017 - 12:51pm
A cardboard cutout of a typical-size cougar, or mountain lion, top, is compared with a photograph of an apparent bobcat in the same tree from the same vantage point in northern Minnesota. The photo on the bottom was initially believed to be of a cougar, but when a Minnesota wildlife official visited the site with the cardboard cutout site Monday, he concluded the animal was too small. Top photo courtesy of Dan Stark, Minnesota DNR; bottom photo courtesy of Jordan Bowen
DNR suspects hunter saw bobcats, not mountain lions
November 15, 2016 - 8:17pm
October 29, 2016
Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin senior Michael Chupurdia throws the ball during a Section 7AAA semifinal game against Two Harbors at Dixon-Barle Field in Coleraine on Saturday. Adelle Whitefoot / Lake County News-Chronicle
Late TD lifts GNK past Two Harbors
October 29, 2016 - 11:07pm