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July 22, 2017
A 1995 Chevrolet Corsica was totaled and a 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche sustained significant exterior damage in a fire on Friday afternoon in Hibbing. (Photo courtesy of Bryan Fagerstrom / Hibbing Fire Department)
Vehicles damaged in Hibbing fire
July 22, 2017 - 12:33am
July 21, 2017
At 200 feet high, the bridge over the Rouchleau Pit in Virginia is higher than the Blatnik Bridge that spans the Twin Ports. (MnDOT/Kiewit Infrastructure/Insight Environmental)play button
Video: Highway 53 Relocation Project nears completion
July 21, 2017 - 11:42am
Kimberly Ann Elkins
Hibbing woman pleads guilty in boyfriend's overdose death
July 21, 2017 - 1:20am
July 20, 2017
Copper critics' study says mine could hurt economy
July 20, 2017 - 6:17pm
July 19, 2017
Former Magnetation owners move to Canadian mine
July 19, 2017 - 8:54am
July 18, 2017
Mia Morrison, 14, of West St. Paul, Minn., tells a U.S. Forest Service panel Tuesday night, July 18, 2017, in St. Paul that a proposed mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness would be hard to clean up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Mine opponents dominate St. Paul hearing as supporters boycott
July 18, 2017 - 10:16pm
July 14, 2017
Caution urged on Hwy 169 in Taconite
July 14, 2017 - 7:58pm
A PolyMet Mining official explains in December 2013 how the company will use rod mills, one of which is at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the planned mine. The mills are part of the old LTV processing plant now owned by PolyMet. (News Tribune file photo)
Nolan pushes bill to mandate PolyMet land exchange
July 14, 2017 - 11:49am
July 12, 2017
Public forum in Hibbing to address drug epidemic
July 12, 2017 - 7:24pm
July 7, 2017
Get to know your local farmers
July 7, 2017 - 3:51pm
June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera /
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near BWCAW
June 22, 2017 - 4:50pm
June 20, 2017
Residents displaced by Biwabik apartment fire
June 20, 2017 - 8:15pm
June 6, 2017
In this photo from 2010, a worker holds a core sample showing a polymetallic deposit from the Twin Metals exploration area east of the Kawishiwi River in northern Lake County. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Justice Department wants Twin Metals' lawsuit dropped
June 6, 2017 - 3:53pm
May 31, 2017
Latonya Bennett
Charges: Minnesota woman bit off chunk of ex-husband’s ear during drunken fight
May 31, 2017 - 9:29pm
May 25, 2017
View of the Rouchleau mine pit in Virginia showing two drilling rigs at work. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Mining interests, partners seek to polish Iron Range's image
May 25, 2017 - 6:05pm