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Silver Bay Council revisits fire truck
Home repair loans, grants available
Sisters compete for spelling crown
Council swears in new members, reimburses CN
Fire department equipment damaged during fire
Bayside Chatter: Storm teams suffer a loss each
Injuries mounting for undefeated Two Harbors girls
Agates pressure too much for Vikings
Two Harbors falls in tournament finals
Agates race at Proctor-Hermantown Invitational
baseball and softball
Editorial: County passes on chance to show fiscal responsibility
Climate Column: Produce and plastics and what they have in common
Judge's View: Follow common sense rules when behind the wheel
On Faith: The modern day widows of Nain
Belief Matters: The meaning of words
ROGER A. BJORK
JOHN E. HARJU
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August 29, 2016
Lingering effects of mining downturn reflected in latest unemployment rate
For several years running, Northeastern Minnesota boasted stronger employment prospects than the nation as a whole. But since a mining downturn...
August 29, 2016 - 11:42am
August 5, 2016
Michigan’s Empire mine produces last taconite
Upper Michigan’s Empire Mine produced its last ton of iron ore Wednesday when production ended, heading toward a complete shutdown on Aug. 28. Cliffs Natural Resources confirmed the last day of production, and officials with United Steelworkers Local 4950 posted a layoff notice...
August 5, 2016 - 1:50pm
July 22, 2016
Ely residents sharply divided over mining near BWCA
Wednesday is the last day for the public to comment on whether two controversial mining leases near the Boundary Waters should be renewed. Twin Metals Minnesota is exploring building a vast underground copper-nickel mine on the doorstep of the wilderness area. On Tuesday night, nearly...
July 22, 2016 - 4:00am
June 10, 2016
Silver Bay 'company man' turns 100
Silver Bay resident and founder Walter Skalsky celebrated a major milestone June 3 in his home of nearly 50 years. Skalsky, surrounded by friends...
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
May 25, 2016
Minnesota Power adds Northshore Mining as customer
Cliffs Natural Resources and Minnesota Power announced a multi-year power supply deal and other agreements Tuesday that will see the Duluth-based utility add Northshore Mining to its portfolio of giant electricity-gobbling clients. Under the deal, Minnesota Power will supply electricity...
May 25, 2016 - 2:47pm
May 13, 2016
Klobuchar tours Northshore Mining as employees return
As employees began returning to Northshore Mining after a five-month shutdown of the plant in Silver Bay, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar toured the...
May 13, 2016 - 4:00am
March 25, 2016
Silver Bay City Council draws criticism for decision to remove Bent Paddle beer
The Silver Bay City Council Chamber was overflowing with people Monday as representatives from Bent Paddle Brewing Co. and other members of the...
March 25, 2016 - 10:54am
Unemployment fund bill due for Senate vote
ST. PAUL — A bill to reform the unemployment insurance trust fund was due to be in front of the full Minnesota Senate Thursday, and the Senate leader said he hopes the House will quickly pass that bill and one giving Iron Range workers more unemployment payments. Senate Majority...
March 25, 2016 - 4:00am
March 21, 2016
Bent Paddle, others attend Silver Bay City Council meeting
The Silver Bay City Council Chamber was overflowing with people Monday as representatives from Bent Paddle Brewing Co. and other representatives of the Downstream Business Coalition attended the meeting to respond to the council's decision to remove Bent Paddle products from the Silver...
March 21, 2016 - 11:21pm
March 18, 2016
North Shore exhales as mine is set to reopen
The North Shore breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday as Cliffs Natural Resources announced the idled Northshore taconite operations, with a mine in Babbitt and processing and shipping center in Silver Bay, would resume production by May 15 after idling in December.
March 18, 2016 - 4:00am
March 14, 2016
Cliffs to reopen Northshore Mining by May 15
Cliffs Natural Resources announced Monday morning that it plans to reopen its Northshore Mining operations in Silver Bay and Babbitt by May 15. The company announced in November that it would be idling its operations along the North Shore due to the continuing oversupply of iron ore...
March 14, 2016 - 5:50pm
Range unemployment legislation may be headed to negotiation
ST. PAUL -- A two-part bill to extend Iron Range unemployment benefits and reform a trust fund that pays the benefits appears destined to be negotiated by a House-Senate conference committee. After legislative leaders promised to deal with the issue in the session's first week, the...
March 14, 2016 - 5:43pm
March 11, 2016
Split vote removes Bent Paddle beer from Silver Bay liquor store
The Silver Bay City Council voted 3-2 Monday to remove Bent Paddle beer from the municipal liquor store despite a liquor commission recommendation....
March 11, 2016 - 4:00am
February 19, 2016
Dayton to lobby Obama over steel dumping
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to recruit fellow governors this weekend to help convince the president to fight the dumping...
February 19, 2016 - 4:00am
February 12, 2016
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission rejects electric rate shift
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Thursday rejected a proposal by Minnesota Power that would have cut electric rates for taconite plants...
February 12, 2016 - 10:51am