Skip to main content
Registration open for Warrior Homecoming Run
Crow Wing County Board: County administrator prefaces budget, levy presentation with warnings - Approves preliminary 7 percent tax levy increase
Arizona prosecutor is GOP choice to question Kavanaugh and Ford
Weather Drawing: Fall is here
Chamber announces business awards winners
Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings parent to buy Sonic for $2.3 billion
Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up
Grain companies seek extra storage as trade war continues
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
Commentary: Stranded on I-94 with a load of cows
place a business brief
Junior Hockey: North Stars skate past Willmar
High School Volleyball: Warriors finish off Sabres for 3-1 victory
Boys Soccer: Menghini, Warriors top the Storm
Girls Soccer: Brainerd bounces Sauk Rapids 5-1
Area Volleyball: Cards collect another win
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: Paul Douglas event
Reader Opinion: Weed
Reader Opinion: Pickar will give 100 percent
Reader Opinion: A bright new day
Reader Opinion: The Warrior Way?
Send Your Opinion
Baiting Up With Baby
DNR confirms Zebra mussels found in Big Pine Lake in Aitkin County
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
That's amore: Sarah's Pasta e Fagioli, a beloved Italian soup, is perfect for fall
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Minnesota History Center's international partnership leads to app for people with dementia
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Filmmaker Ken Burns makes Mayo Clinic documentary
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Lakes Jam announces more main stage artists
CLC Performing Arts rolls out 2018-19 season
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Ralph & Bonnie Smude
Al & Marion Leonard
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Shawn Eisel Blanchard
Lyle B. Sannes
Evelyn D. Eide
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
energy and mining
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
DULUTH—The United States Department of Agriculture ended the mineral withdrawal in the Rainy River Watershed Thursday, effectively opening the possibility for mining companies to obtain mineral leases within the watershed. It's a win for the proposed Twin Metals copper mine...
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
September 2, 2018
Class action complaint filed against Husky Energy
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A class action complaint was filed against Husky Energy and Superior Refining Company in response to the April 26 explosion...
September 2, 2018 - 3:15pm
August 31, 2018
Line 3 replacement to pass through Fond du Lac reservation
DULUTH — The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will allow Enbridge Energy to route the new Line 3 oil pipeline through their reservation....
August 31, 2018 - 6:35pm
August 26, 2018
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
DULUTH — When Minnesota regulators signed off on the Line 3 replacement pipeline this summer, they may have reshaped the future of oil...
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
August 24, 2018
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress in Minnesota
RED WING, Minn. — Federal lawmakers voiced optimism Thursday, Aug. 23, about progress toward relocating the country's radioactive waste...
August 24, 2018 - 9:27am
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
Tucked inside the Trump administration's plan to ease carbon dioxide limits is a change that could breathe new life into scores of aging coal...
August 24, 2018 - 8:22am
August 10, 2018
Because of lower taxes, Minnesota Power customers to get modest refund
DULUTH — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission ordered several of the state's utility companies to return $200 million to consumers — including $18.7 million from Duluth-based Minnesota Power. That's possible thanks to lower corporate tax rates following the 2017 Tax...
August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm
August 9, 2018
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
For Saudi Arabia, a new version of checkbook diplomacy is taking shape. The kingdom used to pursue a behind-the-scenes foreign policy, deploying...
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 8, 2018
Minnesota experiencing clean energy job boom, but skilled workers are hard to find
ST. PAUL—Six years ago, IPS Solar in Roseville had just four employees. Today, it has more than 40 and expects to keep growing. Eric Pasi, chief development officer of the commercial solar developer and installer, says much of that increase is due to legislation approved in...
August 8, 2018 - 8:58pm
August 2, 2018
Fond du Lac Band open to Line 3 pipeline passing through reservation
DULUTH—The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa said they are willing to allow Enbridge Energy to route the new Line 3 oil pipeline...
August 2, 2018 - 7:59pm
July 23, 2018
Mesabi Metallics missed deadline to purchase mineral leases, court says
WILMINGTON, Del.—A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Monday, July 23, that Glacier Park Iron Ore Properties had the right to sell its mineral rights at the Mesabi Metallics Nashwauk mine to Cleveland-Cliffs. Last year, Glacier Park sold the mineral leases to Cleveland-Cliffs after...
July 23, 2018 - 10:32pm
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
DULUTH—Enbridge Energy is giving landowners more time to decide if they want the old Line 3 oil pipeline removed from their property after regulators approved a replacement for the aging pipeline last month. The Calgary-based company filed proposals to comply with conditions...
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
July 14, 2018
After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges
Eight years ago, the oil giant BP was struggling to cap an out-of-control exploration well that was gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Tar...
July 14, 2018 - 5:05pm