Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon says on Thursday that mining for copper and other minerals is a balancing act, but she voted to allow mining companies to begin explorations in northeastern Minnesota. Watching are Gov. Mark Dayton and State Auditor Rebecca Otto. DON DAVIS | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Mining search gets OK: Cabin owners lose mineral lease fight, for now
ST. PAUL - Gus and Amy Axelson brought their sons to the Minnesota Capitol as they fight the exploration for minerals under their northeastern Minnesota land.
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