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Tammy Duckworth set to become first U.S. Senator to give birth while in office
Sessions interviewed by special counsel investigating Russian interference in 2016
Upset about his schedule, Taco Bell employee allegedly attacked co-worker with a burrito
Mueller seeks to question Trump about Flynn, Comey departures
Person parked near White House in 'suspicious vehicle' with loaded gun arrested
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How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
Iron Range solar plant wants state loan for expansion
Clarke ready to move Mesabi Metallics forward
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
Mike MacDonald was a bench-presser for the ages
Authorities: Ex-UMD hockey player Carroll took his own life
Giants S Collins to miss Pro Bowl; Vikings' Smith to take place
Timberwolves knock off Clippers as Wiggins scores 40
LaVar Ball to coach for sons' Lithuanian team, reports say
Pink hats of protest: Why women are ditching symbol of a movement
High ambition: Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
Theater review: 'Jungle Book' a memorable first-theater experience
Do you share the same values as your neighbor? That's 'The American Question'
Master Gardener: Baby rubber plant comes in many varieties
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
Maynard A. Baratto
Gary Lee Halverson
Janet Marianne Oberstar
Marie Janet Grovum
Should beefed-up military be a priority for 2018? Yes: Modernized military needed to handle global threats
Should beefed-up military be a priority for 2018? No: Why do we need military spending that dwarfs China's, Russia's?
Reader's View: Trapping animals cowardly, harmful
Reader's View: Don't stand for putting BWCAW at risk
Reader's View: Honor those with terminal cancer while we can
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 22, 2018
Flying down the Copper Peak ski jump is daunting; how about running up it?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
Deer again prove elusive in Duluth city deer hunt
Field Reports: Silver Bay native catches big trout
Pets of the Week for Jan. 23, 2018
Faces for Jan. 21, 2018
Your Sports for Jan. 21, 2018
Through Readers' Eyes
November 1, 2017
AngloGold Ashanti plans more drilling in northern Minnesota
AngloGold Ashanti is picking up the pace of its search for gold in the area where Itasca, Koochiching and St. Louis counties meet. The South...
November 1, 2017 - 12:11pm
US, global steel production is up — and so is US Steel Corp.
Steel production across the U.S. and globally is up in 2017 compared to a poor 2016, and U.S. Steel Corp. is basking in some of that increase....
November 1, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 31, 2017
Committee OKs lifting Wisconsin sulfide mining moratorium
A state Assembly committee has approved a plan to lift Wisconsin's longstanding moratorium on sulfide mining. Wisconsin's mining moratorium,...
October 31, 2017 - 8:05pm
City Council candidates Hanson, Van Nett differ in views
Come Nov. 7, voters will choose between Duluth's incumbent 4th District Councilor Howie Hanson, a 62-year-old online publisher, and his challenger...
October 31, 2017 - 6:39pm
October 29, 2017
Northshore will upgrade over two years to make more HBI pellets
Cleveland Cliffs officials say they will upgrade their Northshore Mining operation in 2018 and 2019 to produce far more taconite pellets specially...
October 29, 2017 - 8:15pm
An Economist's View: Minnesota’s economy hinges on the new mining jobs
Mining is vital to Minnesota's economic future. What matters most for the economic health of a state or a nation is the GDP (gross domestic product)...
October 29, 2017 - 7:27pm
Izaak Walton League’s View: Near Boundary Waters, 2-year review a reasonable consideration
On Sept. 7, U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan and Tom Emmer passed an 11th-hour amendment to the federal omnibus appropriations bill that would defund an...
October 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
October 24, 2017
Wild-rice hearing draws ire on Range
VIRGINIA — James Larson says he drives past a lake near his home in Aurora and, if the rainfall has been right, sees a flourishing stand...
October 24, 2017 - 7:35pm
October 23, 2017
'I support the project,' Mark Dayton says of the PolyMet mining proposal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has moved from being "genuinely undecided" on the proposed PolyMet mine to being a genuine supporter....
October 23, 2017 - 7:28pm
October 18, 2017
Reader's View: Russ' stand on PolyMet realistic
Protecting our Earth, water, and air isn't a zero-sum game, as some candidates might have us believe. It's easy to adopt a non-negotiable stance in our passion. Of course we all want to make sure our watershed stays protected. We also need the materials mined to sustain our global...
October 18, 2017 - 6:13pm
October 17, 2017
Mining industry, Iron Range groups rally opposition to wild rice rule
One week before public hearings begin on Minnesota's proposed new rules for protecting wild rice from sulfate pollution, the state's mining...
October 17, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 15, 2017
Reader's View: Mine here to protect the earth
I'll just say it: I am an environmentalist who is pro-mining. We are all dependent on metals for life in modern society. Do you have a cell phone? Part of it came from a mine. The question now is not whether these metals will be mined; it's where. I challenge you to Google images...
October 15, 2017 - 3:01pm
October 14, 2017
Tribal leader urges Wisconsin lawmakers to drop mining bill
A Wisconsin tribal leader is speaking out against a pro-mining bill that's moving through the Legislature. The measure would remove a 20-year-old requirement that owners of a proposed sulfide mine have to prove similar mines elsewhere haven't caused problems before the state Department...
October 14, 2017 - 9:25am
October 13, 2017
Duluth City Council candidates stake positions
Seven candidates running for seats on the Duluth City Council jockeyed for votes Friday morning at a forum hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce...
October 13, 2017 - 7:42pm
Comments about miners in New York Times Magazine article draw fire, prompt apology
Two prominent Northland environmental activists on Friday issued an apology regarding comments they made about miners in a New York Times Magazine...
October 13, 2017 - 6:45pm