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Bygones for July 18, 2018
Duluth School Board tables levy changes again
Utility work to begin Monday in Lincoln Park
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
CD8 candidate Stauber responds to Trump's Russia comments
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ERP Iron Ore could lose mineral leases
Enbridge will give landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
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Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
Northwoods League: Huskies hold off Border Cats
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
NUTRITION: We've become a nation of snackers
Duluth homebrewer shares knowledge of longtime hobby
Duluth Woman's Club hosts annual home tour
Ask a Master Gardener: Herbicide is most effective way to kill poison ivy
Theater Review: Playhouse’s ‘Music Man’ charms audience
Ron & Carol Schultz
Jim & Joyce Ekstrom
Ray & Millie Maciejeski
Hailey Grace Johnson
George Walter Martin
Donna Marie (Whitlock) Hill
James "Jim" Harvey Gumtow
Ann Murray Elverhoy
Our View: Good advice goes way beyond Lakewalk
Local View: Citizens join mayors in demanding safer refinery
Reader's View: US best served by mix of energy
Reader's View: Democrat not the party it used to be
Reader's View: Trump supporters peacefully celebrated visit
MN DNR Weekly Report for July 16, 2018
Fireweeds delight the roadsides of mid-July
Field Notes: Early youth deer hunts in Minnesota state parks
Upcoming Outdoor Fishing Contests
Houston's Fishing Report: It's time to catch a big one
Her 3-year-old was locked in a washing machine filling with water. Now she's warning parents.
Barnstorming Brainerd: Event showcases vintage planes and passionate pilots
A storm was ruining this beach wedding. Then a total stranger made the bride an offer.
Bell Museum's new home, amenities promise a grand opening weekend
'It was pretty shocking,' paralyzed former hockey player Jablonski says of wiggling toes
June 19, 2018
Full Senate passes bill with PolyMet land swap included
The U.S. Senate on Monday voted 85-10 to approve the US. military spending budget that includes a provision ushering through a land exchange needed by PolyMet Mining Co. to build Minnesota’s first ever copper-nickel mine. The provision was added as an amendment to the National Defense...
June 19, 2018 - 10:44am
June 5, 2018
Reader's View: Absurd to tie copper mining to refinery fire
Now some people who take it for granted that they are able to live clean, wonderful lives are coming out against copper mining because the refinery in Superior, full of flammable materials, caught on fire in a mishap.
June 5, 2018 - 6:48pm
May 21, 2018
Reader's View: PolyMet has good answers to tough questions
As a candidate for state representative and someone who lives 15 miles from PolyMet, I have been researching information from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, pro- and anti-mining websites, mines that have succeeded and are in operation, and mines that have failed. Before...
May 21, 2018 - 4:04pm
Reader's View: Imagine PolyMet as an overloaded diaper
Ignorance isn't bliss when coupled with power. It's predictable disaster. The U.S. Forest Service wants to exchange land with PolyMet. The value of black spruce and tamarack swamps is not high for timber. PolyMet gets cheap land. Polymet doesn't need timber; it wants a giant copper-nickel...
May 21, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 12, 2018
Reader's View: Husky fire a predictor of mining pollution
I agreed with the News Tribune's May 4 editorial, which stated that none of us should have been shocked that Husky Energy was using hydrogen...
May 12, 2018 - 10:36pm
May 9, 2018
Reader's View: Don't call them 'precious metals'
The May 4 story, "Support builds for Stauber," repeated an inaccurate characterization of the proposed copper-nickel mining as "precious-metals...
May 9, 2018 - 5:56pm
Reader's View: Too much risk with copper mining
I feel the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine is penny-wise and pound-foolish and should be rejected. It is shortsighted and ultimately bad...
May 9, 2018 - 5:55pm
May 3, 2018
Survey shows support for copper-nickel mining
A survey commissioned by a pro-mining group shows support for copper-nickel mining among voters in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District. The survey, conducted April 3-5 and paid for by MiningMinnesota — a copper-nickel mining advocacy group — found that 57 percent of 8th District...
May 3, 2018 - 7:40pm
April 30, 2018
In Response: PolyMet land swap a bad deal for Duluth, all of Minnesota
Contrary to the News Tribune's April 17 editorial (Our View: "Smith agrees — PolyMet land swap a great deal"), federal legislation to mandate...
April 30, 2018 - 7:23pm
April 26, 2018
Local View: Minnesota's Arrowhead an outdoor economic engine
One of the hottest topics in Minnesota these days is how to strengthen our northern economy. However, new data proves it's already strong. Just...
April 26, 2018 - 9:23pm
April 23, 2018
Reader's View: Copper mining not worth the risks
Let me see if I understand this: Two companies want to dig copper-nickel mines in northern Minnesota in environmentally pristine areas, one of which is close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Then, after 20 years or so, they could close shop, take their profits, and leave...
April 23, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 22, 2018
Our View: Earth Day every day — and that was the idea
The first Earth Day, 48 years ago today, was front-page news in Duluth. An estimated 175 college students gathered at Leif Erikson Park at 4:45...
April 22, 2018 - 12:25am
April 17, 2018
Our View: Smith agrees — PolyMet land swap a great deal
Minnesota's newest U.S. senator sees it: Regardless of copper-nickel mining, the land exchange proposed between the federal government and PolyMet...
April 17, 2018 - 9:58pm
April 8, 2018
Reader's View: Minnesota deserves better than PolyMet
The proposed PolyMet mine on the Iron Range is a gargantuan problem and a worthwhile concern of many, including me. The mine potentially could contaminate water in Babbitt and Hoyt Lakes on the far northeastern edge of the Iron Range, where the processing plant is to be. Water would...
April 8, 2018 - 12:28am
In Response: VP Mondale misstepped on mining
In a commentary in the News Tribune, former Vice President Walter Mondale cited poll numbers indicating a vast majority of Minnesotans are opposed...
April 8, 2018 - 12:23am