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Bygones for Jan. 19, 2018
House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Winter storm taking aim at Northland for Sunday, Monday
Duluth may spend $1.8M on City Hall
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United adds bigger plane for Duluth-Chicago flights
PCA agrees on PolyMet draft water quality permit
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Gordon pours in 30 as Rockets rout Wolves
Prep report: North Woods boys edge Virginia
If Vikings' Terence Newman wins a Super Bowl, he might return at 40 to 'try to get two'
College men's hockey: North Dakota's Olson set for hometown finale at Amsoil Arena against Bulldogs
Best Bets for Jan. 18, 2018: Shredders, Simonett and new compositions
Dr. Demento, comedic song hero and unsung punk rock legend, gets his due on new album
In theaters for Jan. 18, 2018
Back to music: Wendy Durrwachter will showcase her compositions
Happy birthday, Dolly: Local fans to hold roller skating, costume party for singer's 72nd
Beau Anthony Caywood
Charlie and Kathy Schaub
Grant Michael McKercher
John Roy Tanner
Robert J. Braun "Bob"
Lorraine M. Johnson
Michael Kenny "Ken" Donovan
Dale William Tuominen
National View: Opioid epidemic can be solved. Just follow these seven steps
Local View: Opioid epidemic can be solved, starting with the doctors doing the prescribing
Reader's View: Trump spreading fear of immigrants
Reader's View: Invest in kids' health, our very survival
Reader's View: Speak out on proposed natural gas plant
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 16, 2018
Minnesotan bores deeper into market with his electric drill auger
Field Reports: B-r-r-r-r-r-d watching
Ask a Conservation Officer: Litter on frozen lakes
Marriage applications and divorces
Pets of the Week for Jan. 16, 2018
Through Readers' Eyes
January 13, 2018
That's a wrap: Closing of Soo Locks ushers in shipping offseason
A Great Lakes shipping campaign worth celebrating shuts down Monday with the annual closing of the Soo Locks for about 10 weeks of intense upkeep...
January 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 12, 2018
Plans for Cuyuna mountain bike trails come to fruition
CROSBY, Minn. — "It's been 50 years, it's time to move on," said Rep. Dale Lueck last year, when arguing for state funding for the Cuyuna...
January 12, 2018 - 11:03am
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
The long-awaited restart of the former Magentiaton operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100...
January 10, 2018 - 4:30pm
December 8, 2017
Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the increase
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron ore pellet production at northeastern Minnesota taconite facilities took a step forward in 2017. Pellet production...
December 8, 2017 - 10:48am
Chippewa files antitrust suit against Cleveland Cliffs
Fledgling Chippewa Capital Partners has filed suit in federal court accusing U.S. iron ore giant Cleveland-Cliffs of sabotaging plans to revive...
September 8, 2017 - 2:06pm
September 2, 2017
Third of Twin Ports-shipped taconite leaving U.S.
More than a third of the iron ore shipped out of the Twin Ports so far this year has left the country. The Duluth-Superior Port Authority reported...
September 2, 2017 - 1:38pm
June 16, 2017
Quotable: Foreign steel imports 'hollow out' U.S. iron, steel industries
"As you know, a strong U.S. iron and steel industry is critical to our nation's security. I commend you on launching an investigation into the effect foreign trade practices have on our national security.
June 16, 2017 - 12:37am
June 1, 2017
A Congressional View: Need to move iron ore makes expanded Soo Locks critical
American iron ore powers our nation's economy. It starts in the mines of the Upper Midwest and travels across Lake Superior on thousand-foot...
June 1, 2017 - 9:01am
February 9, 2017
Cliffs profits bounce back with iron ore demand
Cliff's Natural Resources, the nation's largest supplier of taconite iron ore, rode the recovering domestic steel industry back to profitability...
February 9, 2017 - 11:22am
April 25, 2014
Weather, ore prices hinder Cliffs' first quarter, but company predicts improvement
Hit by falling prices for coal and iron ore, higher energy prices, and by a winter so cold it continues to impact shipping well into April, Cliffs Natural Resources on Friday announced reduced income and earnings for the first quarter of 2014.
April 25, 2014 - 10:33am
August 24, 2010
Taconite worker health testing moving to Silver Bay
The ongoing University of Minnesota health study of current and former taconite industry workers is moving from Virginia to Silver Bay to attract...
August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Mesabi Nugget rolls out first batch
A gallery of spectators turned out last week when Mesabi Nugget produced its first batch of iron nuggets. The recently commissioned plant north of Aurora has only 12 employees per shift, but on Tuesday, nearly all 70 workers were there to see the culmination of two years of construction. "It...
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
Cliffs Natural Resources announces higher production expectations
Cliffs Natural Resources, the parent company of United Taconite on the Iron Range, announced increased sales volumes and production expectations in its North American operations this year. The company said it expects sales volume of about 16 million long tons of iron ore in 2009,...
September 11, 2009 - 8:54am
May 12, 2009
Iron ore shipments drop dramatically in the Twin Ports and Silver Bay
Iron ore pellet shipments via the Great Lakes are down two-thirds compared with last year, according to a report issued Monday by the Lake Carriers Association, a trade organization that represents the operators of U.S.-flagged vessels serving the world's largest freshwater chain. Through...
May 12, 2009 - 12:00am
March 10, 2009
Conflicting ballast rules confuse Great Lakes shipping agents
The first ships of the season will head to the Twin Ports after the St. Lawrence Seaway system opens March 25 -- but it's not clear if all of...
March 10, 2009 - 12:00am