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Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
Washington County group has suggestions on how you can fight sex trafficking
After a century, family sells Minnesota State Fair fixture to State Fair
Heavy lake-effect snow continues along South Shore
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Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Biz Buzz for Jan. 15, 2018
Monday's prep summaries
College men's basketball: Bulldogs hold off Yellowjackets
College women's basketball: Norlin, 'Jackets roll past Lions
College men's hockey: Roth finds scoring touch in sweep
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Concert Review: Soprano Christine Brewer shines in DSSO's 'Sagas'
Feelings on display: Youth poetry slam group edits words, summons courage for performance
Readings & Writers For Jan. 14, 2018
Trends that reflect you: Which colors, textures and gadgets are popular this year?
Top ways to battle the snow
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
Susan Mary Oleen Wright
Merle Junior Fairbanks
Cathy "Hamma" Larson
Harold E. "Bud" Myers
In Response: Reprehensible for newspaper to promote trapping as worthy
Reader's View: Trump's bragging has country in big trouble
Our View: Does mayor have loftier aspirations?
Reader's View: Survey says: We're more alike than different
Reader's View: Photograph, don't kill, wild animals
Minnesotan bores deeper into market with his electric drill auger
Field Reports: B-r-r-r-r-r-d watching
Ask a Conservation Officer: Litter on frozen lakes
Houston's fishing report: Ashland area producing a variety of species
Through Readers' Eyes
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November 19, 2017
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 18, 2017
Bloom Lake mine, dumped by Cliffs, to reopen by March
The Bloom Lake iron ore mine in northern Quebec, shut down and abandoned by Cleveland-Cliffs in 2014, will be back up and running by March, the mine's new owner says. Quebec Iron Ore Inc., a subsidiary of Champion Iron Ltd., said Wednesday that it already has 250 employees on site...
November 18, 2017 - 6:33pm
November 16, 2017
House DFL Leader's View: Improve lives of Minnesotans; don't divide us
Minnesota workers have contributed to the identity of our state, from the Iron Range to the Iowa border, for generations. DFLers value these...
November 16, 2017 - 5:54pm
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 14, 2017
October iron shipments boosted by domestic, international trade
The iron ore trade was up again in October thanks to a hearty domestic appetite and inflated international exports. U.S. lakers increased iron shipments by 9.4 percent last month, while Algoma Central Corp., Canada's largest ship operator, said it has seen a 20 percent increase in...
November 14, 2017 - 7:29pm
November 9, 2017
Wisconsin lifts copper mine limits, but no project imminent
Wisconsin state lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker are moving to end longstanding restrictions on copper, gold and silver mining in the state,...
November 9, 2017 - 8:44am
November 8, 2017
Emmer bill to allow Twin Metals passes House committee
Legislation that would erase a federal moratorium on mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area WIlderness passed a House committee in Washington...
November 8, 2017 - 7:01pm
November 7, 2017
Great Lakes iron ore shipments up in September
Steelmakers in the U.S. are making more steel than they did in 2016. Iron Range mines are mining and processing more ore. And Great Lakes ore...
November 7, 2017 - 10:34am
November 5, 2017
Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters' View: Increase prosperity — but protect Boundary Waters, too
The Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters is made up people from all walks of life: small-business owners and hunters, military veterans and teachers,...
November 5, 2017 - 6:56pm
November 4, 2017
PCA says wild rice rule won't bankrupt Northland
If state administrative law Judge LauraSue Schlatter agrees that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency proposal to protect wild rice from sulfate...
November 4, 2017 - 10:00pm
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
Wisconsin Assembly OKs lifting decades-old sulfide mining moratorium
The state Assembly has passed a bill lifting Wisconsin's decades-old moratorium on sulfide mining. The measure passed on a vote of 53-38 on Thursday night.
November 4, 2017 - 4:10am
November 3, 2017
Twin Metals preparing environmental review
The chief executive of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta said his company is preparing an environmental impact assessment for its proposed Twin...
November 3, 2017 - 4:40pm
November 2, 2017
Minorca reaches a milestone
VIRGINIA — For 40 years, the smallest taconite plant on Minnesota's Iron Range has been the steadiest. Today that little plant, ArcelorMittal...
November 2, 2017 - 6:53pm
November 1, 2017
Iron Mining Suppliers' View: MPCA's wild rice sulfate proposal wrong for everyone
As vendor board members of the Iron Mining Association of Minnesota who represent the 150 businesses in Northeastern Minnesota that supply goods...
November 1, 2017 - 8:55pm