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September 24, 2018
A worker uses a backhoe to bury a ground grid at the fine ore storage facility at Mesabi Metallics near Nashwauk. (2017 file / News Tribune)
Mining town hall generates sparks in Nashwauk
5 hours 4 min ago
September 20, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton (Forum News Service)
Dayton, CEO to host town hall on Mesabi Metallics
September 20, 2018 - 8:53pm
September 19, 2018
A map shows the complicated quilt of ownership at the Nashwauk mine site. (Jimmy Lovrien  / jlovrien@duluthnews.com)
Mesabi Metallics asks to mine on land shared with Cliffs
September 19, 2018 - 6:18pm
September 18, 2018
Forest Service wants comments on more mining, oil drilling
September 18, 2018 - 9:02pm
September 11, 2018
Minnesota tate Sen. David Tomassoni (left) and Gov. Mark Dayton talk to members of the media Tuesday at Nashwauk City Hall. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Gov. Dayton tours Mesabi Metallics, meets with Iron Range leaders
September 11, 2018 - 7:09pm
Line 3 opponents stall PUC meeting
September 11, 2018 - 5:51pm
September 5, 2018
Commerce: Enbridge's liability insurance won't cover oil spill
September 5, 2018 - 7:36pm
September 1, 2018
Steelworkers, their families and supporters listen to Lorne Middlestead during a rally in Keewatin Thursday afternoon. The rally was one of several across the Iron Range as the United Steelworkers and U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal try to negotiate new contracts. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
USW says strike authorization vote coming soon
September 1, 2018 - 2:04pm
August 30, 2018
Steelworkers, their families and supporters listen to Lorne Middlestead during a rally in Keewatin Thursday afternoon. The rally was one of several across the Iron Range as the United Steelworkers and U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal try to negotiate new contracts. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Photos: Rally on the Range
August 30, 2018 - 7:26pm
August 25, 2018
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
August 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
August 24, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis, R-Minn., right, and Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., middle, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / Forum News Serviceplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress in Minnesota
August 24, 2018 - 9:27am
A U.S. flag flies at a coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.  Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
August 24, 2018 - 8:22am
August 10, 2018
Tom Clarke
Judge: Clarke cannot represent himself as owner
August 10, 2018 - 6:39pm
August 9, 2018
Group backs pols critical of BWCAW-area copper mining
August 9, 2018 - 9:09pm
Vice President Mike Pence gestures while speaking at Industrial Weldors & Machinists, Inc. in Duluth. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.complay button
Has Minnesota really added 2,000 mining and mining-related jobs since 2017?
August 9, 2018 - 6:28pm
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