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November 30, 2017
House passes Twin Metals mining bill
Legislation that would reopen areas near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to copper-nickel exploration and potential mining cleared the U.S. House on Thursday, Nov. 30. The bill, which passed 216-204 and still must clear the Senate and be signed by President Trump before...
November 30, 2017 - 5:13pm
November 29, 2017
US House delays vote on Minn. mining bill
WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on Wednesday debated legislation that would reopen areas near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern...
November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm
November 3, 2017
Company preparing environmental review for copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters
ELY, Minn. — The chief executive of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta said his company is preparing an environmental impact assessment...
November 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 13, 2017
Environmentalists' comments on miners draw fire from Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Comments made to The New York Times Magazine by environmental leaders Becky Rom and Reid Carron were condemned by Iron Range and statewide leaders Friday, Oct. 13, who called their depiction of miners disrespectful to the working class. Rom and Carron were...
October 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
September 27, 2017
Girl injured after school bus strikes culvert near Virginia, Minn.
VIRGINIA, Minn. — A 15-year-old girl suffered injuries after the school bus she was riding in hit a culvert Tuesday, Sept. 26, in St. Louis...
September 27, 2017 - 9:02am
September 13, 2017
Minnesota drunken-driving crackdown included Ely driver too drunk to be booked
DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol on Wednesday, Sept. 13, reported the results of a recent two-week crackdown on drunken and other...
September 13, 2017 - 2:53pm
September 12, 2017
Dayton's water-quality event draws Ely crowd
ELY, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was on the edge of the some of the state's most pristine waters on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for one of...
September 12, 2017 - 10:22pm
September 10, 2017
Minnesota's newest state park opens Tuesday
SOUDAN, Minn. — Minnesota's first new state park in a quarter-century will open in earnest Tuesday, a decade in the making but apparently...
September 10, 2017 - 6:00am
August 4, 2017
Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
Dusk is coming on. The camp dishes are long since done. I've taken one last swim off the point to cool down. We know what comes next: The mosquito...
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
July 30, 2017
Into the woods: An Ely musician has turned ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
ELY, Minn. — A long-ish time ago, on an island in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, there lived a nurse who made root beer for...
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
July 10, 2017
Duluth lieutenant joins 2018 race for Congress
HERMANTOWN, Minn.—Flanked by more than 100 supporters, Pete Stauber launched his campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District on...
July 10, 2017 - 4:47pm
June 29, 2017
IRS shuts down Ely's longest-running canoe outfitter business
ELY, Minn. — Ely's oldest operating canoe-outfitting business has been shut down by the Internal Revenue Service for nonpayment of taxes,...
June 29, 2017 - 8:55am
June 26, 2017
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
DULUTH. Minn. — Wolves, parasites, infections and other health problems continue to be the largest killers of moose in northeastern Minnesota,...
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 22, 2017
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation, hunting and angling groups are battling back against U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's effort to undo a moratorium on...
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
June 2, 2017
Missing canoeists rescued from BWCAW
ELY, Monn. — A pair of stranded canoeists were rescued from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness early Friday after using a flashlight...
June 2, 2017 - 5:40pm