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Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
March 28, 2017 - 1:12pm
March 16, 2017
Superior National Forest Supervisor Connie Cummins talks to the audience Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the start of a public hearing. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Agencies get earful on mining ban
March 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 9, 2017
Mine bosses say transparency will not be clouded by U.S. rule changes
February 9, 2017 - 8:41am
February 7, 2017
St. Louis County Commissioner Keith Nelson
Northeast MN county dives into federal copper mining debate
February 7, 2017 - 7:13am
February 3, 2017
The Essar Steel Minnesota taconite project in Nashwauk is seen in October 2015. Mesabi Metallics has submitted its detailed plan to emerge from bankruptcy and restart the failed project. Forum News Service / file photo
Mesabi Metallics submits plan to emerge from Essar bankruptcy
February 3, 2017 - 9:57pm
February 2, 2017
Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protest Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in front of the Technology Village in downtown Duluth, which houses U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office,  against the congressman’s support for copper mining near the federal wilderness. Samantha Erkkila / Forum News Service
Wilderness supporters rally against Nolan for pro-copper stance
February 2, 2017 - 1:54pm
January 31, 2017
Workers leave Minntac at shift change. File photo by Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service.
Minnesota fifth largest minerals producer in U.S.
January 31, 2017 - 8:22pm
January 23, 2017
FILE PHOTO: Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
Daudt asks Trump to reverse copper mining decision
January 23, 2017 - 7:31pm
January 12, 2017
A 240-ton ore hauling truck is repaired at the Essar Steel construction site in October 2015. Bob King / Forum News Service
It's Essar vs. Essar in new $1 billion lawsuit
January 12, 2017 - 4:50pm
January 10, 2017
Environmental groups planning lawsuit to stop PolyMet mine
January 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
December 28, 2016
Commissioner Mark Phillips of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board tells a Minnesota legislative panel Friday, March 18, 2016, that his agency is working to fix problems a year-long audit discovered in its loan and grant programs. (Fourm News Service photo by Don Davis)
IRRRB rebates taconite tax to mining companies
December 28, 2016 - 4:34pm
December 16, 2016
Magnetation's Plant 2 near Bovey, Minn., in operation in May 2014. (Forum News Service file photo)
Agreement struck on Magnetation sale
December 16, 2016 - 6:30pm
December 13, 2016
Feds ask for Twin Metals lawsuit to be dismissed
December 13, 2016 - 8:11pm
November 24, 2016
Environmental group wants Twin Metals lawsuit dismissed
November 24, 2016 - 2:02pm
November 10, 2016
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It's a gold rush in northern Minnesota
November 10, 2016 - 8:40pm