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September 17, 2017
Kevin Proescholdt
Local View: There was no secret deal for mining near BWCAW
September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 15, 2017
Reader's View: Calling for evidentiary hearing is cruel
September 15, 2017 - 7:19pm
Plans for PolyMet include building dams to increase the storage capacity of tailings basins. One would be built in the distance to raise the basin on the right to the level of the area on the left. (File / News Tribune)
DNR releases PolyMet dam permits
September 15, 2017 - 6:58pm
September 13, 2017
Reader's View: Only problematic outcomes with tailings
September 13, 2017 - 12:59am
September 11, 2017
Reader's View: PolyMet needs evidentiary hearing
September 11, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 7, 2017
Reader's View: Vote out pro-sulfide mining councilors
September 7, 2017 - 1:55pm
September 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken talks with the News Tribune editorial board.
Q-and-A: Franken on federal budget, mining, more
September 6, 2017 - 9:15pm
August 28, 2017
Aaron Grosser, senior geotechnical engineer at Barr Engineering, talks about the plans to build dams for the PolyMet project near Hoyt Lakes. A dam would be built in the distance to raise the tailings basin on the right to the level of the former LTV Steel tailings basin on the left. Steve Kuchera /
The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point in upcoming permits
August 28, 2017 - 9:03am
August 26, 2017
Sen. David Tomassoni
State senator's view: Moratorium on mineral exploration is height of government overreach
August 26, 2017 - 4:10pm
John Goodge
In response: Consider copper-nickel mining with informed skepticism
August 26, 2017 - 4:02pm
August 24, 2017
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, left, meets this week with News Tribune Editorial Board members, including, at right, Citizen Representative Nathan Johnson. Jeff Anderson, at center, is a member of Nolan's staff. (Chuck Frederick /
Q-and-A: Candid-as-ever Nolan: 'Be very worried'
August 24, 2017 - 12:36am
August 17, 2017
Reader's View: Reject anti-mining delay tactics
August 17, 2017 - 12:53am
August 15, 2017
A PolyMet Mining official explains in December 2013 how the company will use rod mills, one of which is at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the planned mine.  (file / News Tribune)
Group reiterates call for hearing on proposed PolyMet mine
August 15, 2017 - 7:09pm
August 10, 2017
Reader's View: Clean water too valuable to trust mining companies
August 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 9, 2017
Local View: Yes, contested-case hearing is needed on PolyMet
August 9, 2017 - 8:44pm