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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 16, 2018
Both sides agree: protect environment -- Mount Polley drove home need for protections
We were with a delegation to northern Minnesota this week from the international human rights organization Amnesty International and the community of Likely, British Columbia. We are thankful to northern Minnesota for welcoming us. It was an honor to be here in this beautiful place...
February 16, 2018 - 8:23pm
Both sides agree: protect environment -- Good jobs, pristine nature can coexist
The United Steelworkers has represented generations of Iron Range workers at mines, mills, processing facilities, clinics, nursing homes, and even a newspaper. We strive to be everyone's union. We are also proud to have worked for decades with employers to ensure that these companies...
February 16, 2018 - 8:21pm
Reader's View: PolyMet financial assurance good for what?
As the climate continues to change, and not for the better, what happens when the next storm of the century hits and the levee at the PolyMet mine breaks? Are all the dollars in the world going to be able to soak up the toxic sludge as it flows toward Duluth? As corporations evolve,...
February 16, 2018 - 7:45pm
Reader's View: There's the option of not allowing PolyMet
I attended the PolyMet hearing at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center ("In Duluth, concern shifts toward copper-mining impact," Feb. 9). I learned there are three possible scenarios.
February 16, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 13, 2018
Reader's View: Support for Twin Metals lacks common sense
The Jan. 12 letter, "Criticism of Twin Metals lame, getting old," distracted from the real issue that Antofagasta, owner of Twin Metals, is a water-polluting, water-depleting, corrupt corporation responsible for severe environmental damage in Chile. If Chileans don't matter, why would...
February 13, 2018 - 9:02pm
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 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
Statewide View: Listen to state's hired sharks on PolyMet draft permit
Since 2014, we've told state officials working on the PolyMet copper-nickel mining proposal that they should hire their own "sharks" to scrutinize...
February 6, 2018 - 7:01pm
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
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 24, 2018
PCA releases PolyMet air permit
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has signed off on the draft air-pollution emissions permit for the proposed PolyMet copper-mine project. The PCA has posted the draft permit on its website and will take public comments on it in coming weeks. The move essentially means the agency...
January 24, 2018 - 7:05pm
January 19, 2018
PCA agrees on PolyMet draft water quality permit
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is apparently satisfied with a draft water-quality permit for the proposed PolyMet copper mine project,...
January 19, 2018 - 11:50am
January 9, 2018
Our View: PolyMet input needed now more than ever
After more than 10 years of skepticism, scrutiny, research, and exhaustive environmental review, what more could possibly be left to discuss...
January 9, 2018 - 6:48pm