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May 21, 2019
Bill would restart study on mining near Boundary Waters
DULUTH — U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-St. Paul, wants the U.S. Forest Service to complete a study on the environmental effects of Twin Metals’...
May 21, 2019 - 8:56pm
May 16, 2019
Stauber, Emmer praise signing of Twin Metals lease on Capitol Hill
Department of Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Mineral Management Joe Balash signed the Twin Metals Hardrock Mineral Leases, moving...
May 16, 2019 - 12:30pm
May 15, 2019
Trump administration renews Twin Metals mining leases: Proposal for mine near Boundary Waters coming soon, company says
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday, May 15, said it has formally renewed mineral exploration leases for Twin Metals, the Chilean-owned...
May 15, 2019 - 6:03pm
December 20, 2018
Feds propose renewing mining company’s leases near Boundary Waters
ELY, Minn. — The Bureau of Land Management proposed renewing hardrock mineral leases in the Rainy River Watershed near the Boundary Waters...
December 20, 2018 - 9:35pm
August 24, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Reports add more heat to mining debate
ST. PAUL — A conservative Minnesota think tank says copper and nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is safe and...
August 24, 2018 - 10:10am
August 10, 2018
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
Populism is popular—evidenced by a slew of political hopefuls at every level of government, both sides of the aisle, headlined by the likes...
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
July 31, 2018
Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid
Republican Senate candidate Karin Housley isn't a fan of Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn. While campaigning across the state, Housley stopped by the...
July 31, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 25, 2018
More groups sue Department of Interior over mineral leases
More groups are suing the U.S. Department of the Interior, claiming its decision to reinstate Twin Metals' mineral leases was unlawful. In two...
June 25, 2018 - 5:11pm
June 21, 2018
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
DULUTH—A group of businesses is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over its decision to reinstate Twin Metals' mineral leases. In a lawsuit filed Thursday morning, June 21, nine northern Minnesota businesses — mostly canoe outfitters — claim Twin Metals' proposed...
June 21, 2018 - 6:16pm
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 3, 2018
Survey shows support for Minnesota copper-nickel mining
A survey commissioned by a pro-mining group shows support for copper-nickel mining among voters in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. The survey, conducted April 3-5 and paid for by MiningMinnesota — a copper-nickel mining advocacy group — found that 57 percent of...
May 3, 2018 - 7:50pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
April 10, 2018
'America's Most Endangered Rivers' lists 2 in Minnesota
DULUTH—The Kawishiwi River near Ely, Minn., which flows out of and then back into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on its way...
April 10, 2018 - 7:32pm
Stauber touts common sense, blue-collar values in pitch for District 8
On Dec. 16, 1995, a bullet blasted into the confines of a Duluth Police Department squad car and struck the head of Officer Pete Stauber. Two...
April 10, 2018 - 6:00am
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