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Bismarck, Burleigh law enforcement, legal heads stepping down
Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
The Amazon HQ2 scramble: Minnesota's failed bid, in 3 short chapters
Downtown Fargo parade grows with each coming St. Patrick's Day
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
Truex races to dominating victory at Fontana
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: UMBC run ends, but other top seeds drop
March 8, 2018
New wild rice protection begins move through Legislature
ST. PAUL — A long-standing method of protecting wild rice from toxic water, which has not been enforced, may be on its way out for a new...
March 8, 2018 - 3:37pm
March 1, 2018
Poll shows growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
DULUTH — A new statewide opinion poll appears to show growing opposition to copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In the poll, paid for by opponents to copper mining, 70 percent of 800 Minnesota voters said they opposed allowing a copper mine near the...
March 1, 2018 - 8:09pm
Metsa joins 4 others in search of 8th District DFL endorsement
DULUTH—It wasn't the only factor, but "a nudge" from the congressman Jason Metsa will vie to replace helped him decide to run for the 8th...
March 1, 2018 - 5:09pm
February 28, 2018
CEO of Chilean parent company of Twin Metals discusses project with local stakeholders
MINNEAPOLIS — In a conference room on the second floor of the Hilton Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 27, Iván Arriagada, the CEO of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, sat down with some of the most powerful figures northeastern Minnesota and the Iron Range.
February 28, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 22, 2018
Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
DULUTH—A sexual assault on a patient in Hibbing is among 341 "adverse health events" that occurred at Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers between October 2016 and October 2017, according to an annual report released Thursday, Feb. 22. The events ranged from falls resulting...
February 22, 2018 - 6:00am
February 18, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
CHERRY, Minn. — Ten-year-old Joey Smith, a fifth-grader at Cherry School, clutched the northern pike in two gloved hands. The wide-eyed...
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
February 15, 2018
Lee, Radinovich enter DFL endorsement race in 8th District
DULUTH—Two familiar names joined the race Thursday, Feb. 15, to represent the DFL in the upcoming midterm election to replace retiring 8th Congressional District Rep. Rick Nolan. Retired television news anchor Michelle Lee told the News Tribune she is "99.9 percent" sure she'll...
February 15, 2018 - 5:54pm
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
DULUTH—After 13 years, millions of dollars and a winding path through regulatory scrutiny, Minnesota's first-ever copper mine might be on the verge of its last-ever public hearings. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency will hold open-house...
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
February 3, 2018
Cliffs CEO issues warning about Nashwauk ore
EVELETH, Minn. — Lourenco Goncalves played up his company's contributions to the Iron Range during Cleveland-Cliffs' annual "state of the...
February 3, 2018 - 8:56am
February 1, 2018
US Steel sales, profits up in 2017
DULUTH—U.S. Steel is reporting fourth quarter 2017 earnings of $159 million, or 90 cents per share, a big improvement over a $105 million loss in the last quarter of 2016. The Pittsburgh-based company, which reported its quarterly and annual results after the stock market closed...
February 1, 2018 - 4:41pm
January 25, 2018
Cliffs CEO promises continued growth in '18
DULUTH — Cleveland-Cliffs had a good year mining and selling Minnesota and Michigan iron ore in 2017, the company reported Thursday, Jan....
January 25, 2018 - 3:34pm
January 24, 2018
Officers deemed justified in fatal Iron Range shooting
DULUTH—St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, that Deputy Derrick Deutsch and Gilbert, Minn., Police Officer...
January 24, 2018 - 7:27pm
January 23, 2018
Clarke ready to move Mesabi Metallics forward
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Tom Clarke leaned forward in a squeaky office chair in a drafty construction-site trailer, pulled out his phone and touched...
January 23, 2018 - 5:39am
January 22, 2018
Presumed 'Girl from the North Country' in Bob Dylan song has died
HIBBING, Minn. — The woman rumored to be the subject of Bob Dylan's song "Girl from the North Country" died last week in California, according...
January 22, 2018 - 7:41pm
January 19, 2018
Iron Range reacts to distribution of white nationalist flyers, hate speech
VIRGINIA, Minn. — As the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. this week, residents of the Iron Range found themselves speaking out against hate speech following the distribution of white nationalist flyers and remarks reportedly made last week by the president. On Monday,...
January 19, 2018 - 9:08pm