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Lake County Court Report: Feb. 9-March 6
MnDOT changes Highway 61 timeline in response to concerns
Lake County Sheriff's Report: March 16
Two Harbors Police Report: March 16
North Shore robots invade Duluth
Two Harbors Curling Club League Results: March 8
Boys basketball: Foul trouble dooms Mariners
Duluth Warriors skate for veterans in Silver Bay
DNR Report: March 9
Girls basketball: Hilltoppers end Agates' season
baseball and softball
Judge's View: Youth movement deserves credit
Legal Learning: 'The Post' should be required reading
Ask a Trooper: How long can trains block railroad crossings?
Hunhoff: Are truth and freedom getting flushed away?
On Faith: Lent 2018 – Valentine's Day to April Fools' Day
Richard Joseph Grupe
Jean D. Sullivan
Dorothy Helen Puent
Calvin D. Gruver
Lake County Past: March 17
North Shore Library News: March 17
Miss Pre-Teen Lake County seeks applicants
Food shelf donations matched in March
Finland to celebrate St. Urho
arts and entertainment
DNR Report: March 9
DNR Report: March 5
North Shore sees coho salmon earlier than usual
DNR Report: Feb. 24
DNR Report: Feb. 16
Mike and Diane Holbeck
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
January 29, 2018
Cliffs CEO promises continued growth in '18
Cleveland-Cliffs had a good year mining and selling Minnesota and Michigan iron ore in 2017, the company reported Thursday, Jan. 25, and should...
January 29, 2018 - 5:30am
November 17, 2015
Cliffs to idle Northshore Mining as taconite woes worsen
Cliffs Natural Resources announced Tuesday that it will close its Northshore Mining operations in Silver Bay and Babbitt due to the continuing...
November 17, 2015 - 4:49pm
January 27, 2014
Lake County residents turn out for PolyMet hearing last week
John Myers and LaReesa Sandretsky firstname.lastname@example.org Over 1,000 people filled the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center’s...
January 27, 2014 - 12:48pm
Guest column: Long-term risk of mining too hard to quantify
From Rebecca Otto Minnesota State Auditor Thirty-one nonferrous mineral leases were recently approved by the Minnesota Executive Council — that is, by the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and attorney general. I voted against them. In my judgment as state...
December 27, 2013 - 11:25am
Learn more about the PolyMet mining project
The entire environmental impact statement for the proposed PolyMet project can be downloaded at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website, www.dnr.state.mn.us. They’ve also drawn up easy-to-read fact sheets breaking the report down. PUBLIC MEETINGS Jan. 16:...
December 27, 2013 - 10:33am
Mining efforts ramp up in northeastern Minn.
While a proposed copper mine just north of Hoyt Lakes moves through the final steps of its environmental review process, a company hoping to...
December 27, 2013 - 10:30am
December 6, 2013
Letter to the editor: Metsa backs Nolan on mine permitting process
For over 130 years, mining has been a part of our work, wealth, and cultural history in Minnesota. Like farming, mining has driven the Minnesota economy from our earliest times and continues to be the backbone of our state. I'm proud to represent our mining region. But I was disappointed...
December 6, 2013 - 2:15pm
November 22, 2013
Letter to the editor: Cautious approach to copper mining needed
I am writing in response to the letter last week from Jenny Reinertson concerning mining in our area. Obviously this is an important issue that has many ramifications for all of us. I would like to add a few observations on the topic. First, I believe the main environmental concern...
November 22, 2013 - 12:20pm
October 31, 2013
Lake County DFL cries foul over Nolan support of U.S. House mining bill
In a strongly worded resolution, the Lake County DFL has launched a volley of criticism -- against one of its party's own. In a 9-1 vote last Friday, the county party expressed its opposition to 8th District Rep. Rick Nolan's support of the National Strategic and Critical Minerals...
October 31, 2013 - 4:15pm
October 25, 2013
Minnesota Executive Council approves controversial Northland mining leases
Mining companies looking for more copper, nickel, gold and other metals in Northeastern Minnesota will get a chance to prospect on more land after action this morning by the state's Executive Council in St. Paul. The panel of state officials voted 4-1 to approve so-called mineral...
October 25, 2013 - 10:38am
October 9, 2013
Group asks Minnesota Supreme Court to hear mineral leases case
A group of Lake County residents today asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to consider their case asking the state to conduct environmental reviews before state mineral rights are leased to mining companies. The state Department of Natural Resources auctions off the right to explore...
October 9, 2013 - 5:15pm
June 11, 2013
Eh? Northshore mercury roundup
Residents of Silver Bay and Babbitt are invited to turn in their old mercury-laden products and old electronics -- free of charge -- during two events sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources' Northshore Mining operations. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in Silver Bay -- and 9 a.m. to noon...
June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
Twin Metals finds larger than expected deposits near BWCA
Already expected to be the largest underground mine in Minnesota history and one of the largest untapped copper-nickel deposits in the world, Twin Metals officials today announced that the deposit of valuable minerals at their proposed mine near Ely and partially in Lake County is...
December 6, 2012 - 11:47am
November 21, 2012
Cliffs to lay off 125 in Silver Bay, Babbit
About 125 employees of Northshore Mining will be laid off Jan.
November 21, 2012 - 10:54am
October 25, 2012
Mining companies make bids for mining exploration in NE Minnesota
Three mining companies bid on 31 tracts across Northeastern Minnesota during the Department of Natural Resources mineral lease held Wednesday. The bids are for the right to explore for minerals -- including copper, nickel and gold -- in areas of St. Louis, Lake and Aitkin counties...
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am