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Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
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Snocross: Spirit Mountain transformed into a winter wonderland
Dinosaurs, gods and marshmallows: A Thanksgiving science quiz
Violet Days: Fence angel update
This pricey beer is illegal in 12 states.
Buffet-style Thanksgiving rules
'Sioux Chef' serves up indigenous foods
Patricia Ann Taly
Michael T. Kenney
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Local View: For Thanksgiving, try football without the politics
National View: Here's what 'not' to talk about during Thanksgiving
Reader's View: Kneeling isn't disrespectful at all
Reader's View: Debased elected leaders can step down now
Our View: Just sad all around
Albino deer found shot near Gordon; DNR investigating
MN DNR Weekly Report for Nov. 20, 2017
Field Reports: Esko hunter the latest to take mature buck with antlers in velvet
Duluth city deer harvest now over 200 deer and counting
Ask a Conservation Officer: Digital copies of licenses
Pets of the Week for Nov. 21
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Ask a Trooper: Can my child wear a bicycle helmet on an ATV or side by side?
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November 19, 2017
Readers' View: Does governor value our water less?
In March, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said that he had "grave concerns" about the possibility of a Twin Metals copper-sulfide mine in the same watershed as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In a letter to Twin Metals, Dayton wrote that he was "unwilling to take risks with...
November 19, 2017 - 5:45pm
Long-quiet copper project near Babbitt stirs
The Teck copper mine near Babbitt, once among the largest copper projects proposed in Minnesota but out of the limelight for most of a decade,...
November 19, 2017 - 7:59am
November 15, 2017
Our View: CEO says PolyMet will mine 'safely,' 'appropriately'
With a police presence in the area, a single protester held a sign outside Duluth's Kitchi Gammi Club over the noon hour Tuesday.
November 15, 2017 - 6:44pm
November 11, 2017
Reader's view: Rukavina can tone back tone on mining
I objected to the entire tone of the commentary in the Nov. 5 News Tribune from St. Louis County Commissioner Tom Rukavina. His statement that we in Northeastern Minnesota have no future without mining was just plain false (In Response: "Tone it down? Without mining, we have no future")....
November 11, 2017 - 3:49pm
November 4, 2017
In response: Tone it down? Without mining, we have no future
I saw someone didn't like my comment in a New York Times Magazine article, when I stated that, "I don't want to be anybody's Sherpa." A letter...
November 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 23, 2017
'I support the project,' Mark Dayton says of the PolyMet mining proposal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has moved from being "genuinely undecided" on the proposed PolyMet mine to being a genuine supporter....
October 23, 2017 - 7:28pm
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 14, 2017
Reader's view: Sulfide mining not worth the risk
Northern Minnesota has a proud history of mining. But sulfide mining wouldn't be the same. Sulfide mining has never been done without contaminating its environment. With PolyMet mining, on the one hand, corporate bigwigs stand to make a lot of money by tricking us into thinking we...
October 14, 2017 - 6:39pm
October 13, 2017
Local View: Evidentiary hearing can help settle conflicting claims on PolyMet
In spite of many objections, PolyMet continues to move toward obtaining a permit to mine from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. This copper-sulfide company claims it will treat and build containment for all the toxins it produces, and that containment will last for hundreds...
October 13, 2017 - 6:47pm
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
September 27, 2017
Reader's View: With copper mining, prepare for worst
I enjoyed the Opinion piece from Al Christianson, city administrator of Ladysmith, Wis. (City Administrator's View: "Real Flambeau Mine story free of problems," Sept. 17). I don't have a yes-or-no opinion on copper-nickel mining in Minnesota yet. But I'm working on it. The article...
September 27, 2017 - 6:11pm
September 26, 2017
Reader's View: Perpich needs to apologize, too
I am writing in dismay after reading the Sept.13 story, "Mining skirmish reveals divisions in DFL." I have participated in a number of Duluth for Clean Water activities and would be proud to be called a member, though I never have been asked for dues or coerced in any way. I have...
September 26, 2017 - 6:31pm
September 17, 2017
Local View: There was no secret deal for mining near BWCAW
Congressmen Rick Nolan and Tom Emmer, among others, have made various claims recently suggesting that the 1978 Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...
September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 15, 2017
Reader's View: Calling for evidentiary hearing is cruel
Contrary to recent paranoid calls for an evidentiary hearing on PolyMet, the time for such a hearing was five to 10 years ago. Not now. Calling for a hearing now is nothing more than a left-wing, obstructionist move to block the project the Iron Range people so dearly need now. Our...
September 15, 2017 - 7:19pm
DNR releases PolyMet dam permits
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Friday indicated it's so far satisfied with PolyMet's plans to build a massive earthen dam...
September 15, 2017 - 6:58pm