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Community pays fitting tribute at funeral of Arthur, N.D. farmer
UPDATE: Bridge in rural N.D. collapses under weight of truck; driver ID'd
Intruder entered 2 Fargo homes, left with a Facebook 'friend,' charges say
ND tax commissioner arrested for DUI
Tractor operator injured in collision with semi on highway 40 miles southeast of Valley City
Come for the booze, stay for the food at these 5 local pubs
Beyond Running opens, to hold grand opening event later this month
Fargo's Downtown Community Partnership hires new president and CEO
Maximum Performance & Fitness expected to open WF location in December
Lululemon store is coming to West Acres
Commentary: UND spent over $16,000 on consulting in athletics department which produced no written reports
Commentary: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised more money from Goldman Sachs employees than North Dakotans
Commentary: Video: Anti-oil zealots shut down public hearing on Line Three Pipeline
Commentary: Poll: 42 percent of North Dakotans say they’re less likely to vote for Heitkamp if she opposes Trump tax plan
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
UND alumnus to make 360-degree interactive photo of Fighting Hawks-Gophers hockey game
A rundown of the seven UND-Minnesota games since their last meeting in Grand forks
No. 1-ranked Packers cruise to victory to cap perfect regular season
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
Outgoing UND athletic director to be paid through January 2019
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
To feed or not to feed
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Ione A. Johnson
Alvin H. Zaeske
Linda R. Rieniets
August 27, 2017
When mine dams fail: Two recent examples
Two catastrophic mine dam failures, one in Canada and one in Brazil, made worldwide headlines in recent years for the downstream damage they caused. Polymet officials say their tailings basin and dams will be so different from those that failed that any comparison is unfair and meaningless....
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point in upcoming permits
HOYT LAKES — Of the bad things that could happen once PolyMet starts running Minnesota's first-ever copper mine, critics say, among the...
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 21, 2017
UPDATE: Minnesota changes wild rice rules from sulfate to sulfide
August 21, 2017 - 6:33pm
July 23, 2017
Minnesota mining's place in American history
SOUDAN, Minn. — Imagine walking three-quarters of a mile through a mine tunnel in complete darkness to find iron ore, park interpreter...
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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
March 28, 2017
Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
DULUTH — Yet another lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Forest Service decision to approve the land exchange that enables PolyMet Mining Inc. to acquire the property where it wants to build Minnesota's first copper mine. The groups Save Our Sky Blue Waters, Save Lake Superior...
March 28, 2017 - 1:12pm
March 16, 2017
Agencies get earful on mining ban
DULUTH — The federal agencies responsible for a proposed mining ban near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness got an earful Thursday...
March 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 9, 2017
Mine bosses say transparency will not be clouded by U.S. rule changes
The expected demise of transparency regulations for minerals and oil companies listed in the United States will not cloud the global drive for...
February 9, 2017 - 8:41am
February 7, 2017
Northeast MN county dives into federal copper mining debate
DULUTH — St. Louis County commissioners will likely approve a resolution Tuesday, Feb. 7, calling on President Donald Trump's administration...
February 7, 2017 - 7:13am
February 3, 2017
Mesabi Metallics submits plan to emerge from Essar bankruptcy
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Mesabi Metallics has submitted its detailed plan to emerge from bankruptcy and restart the failed Essar Steel Minnesota...
February 3, 2017 - 9:57pm
February 2, 2017
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
DULUTH -- Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office Thursday, Feb....
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 31, 2017
Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in U.S.
DULUTH — Mines off all kinds across the U.S. produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials in 2016, a slight increase from...
January 31, 2017 - 8:22pm
January 23, 2017
Daudt asks Trump to reverse copper mining decision
ST. PAUL — From one Republican to another, Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Monday sent President Donald Trump a letter asking him...
January 23, 2017 - 7:31pm
January 12, 2017
It's Essar vs. Essar in new $1 billion lawsuit
DULUTH — First there was Kramer vs. Kramer. Now there's Essar vs. Essar. The company formerly known as Essar Steel Minnesota has filed...
January 12, 2017 - 4:50pm
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
DULUTH — Two environmental groups on Tuesday said they will file suit in federal district court to stop the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes, Minn., a long-expected move that would mark the first legal action to stop the project.
January 10, 2017 - 3:57pm