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June 7, 2019
A file photo from 2011 shows an above-ground installation at the site of a large manganese deposit near Emily. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Power announces partnership to develop Emily manganese deposit
June 7, 2019 - 10:40am
May 16, 2019
Congressmen Tom Emmer (left) and Pete Stauber look on while Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Mineral Management Joe Balash signs a mineral lease for the Twin Metals mining project. Submitted photo
Stauber, Emmer praise signing of Twin Metals lease on Capitol Hill
May 16, 2019 - 12:30pm
April 15, 2019
Approximately 100 supporters were on hand to cheer President Donald Trump as he arrives at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station aboard Air Force One, Monday, April 15.
President Trump extols Minnesota economy during visit
April 15, 2019 - 8:12pm
March 23, 2019
Dale Lueck
Stauber, Lueck applaud wetlands permit issuance for PolyMet mining initiative
March 23, 2019 - 4:30am
March 22, 2019
2006 file / Forum News Service
PolyMet receives final permit for Minn. copper-nickel mine
March 22, 2019 - 6:54pm
January 17, 2019
U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber
Stauber introduces first piece of legislation in support of PolyMet mining
January 17, 2019 - 9:00am
December 20, 2018
Bob Fryberger, left, and twin brother Jerry Fryberger fish for walleyes on Lac La Croix in Minnesota's Boundary waters Canoe Area earlier this month. The twin brothers celebrated their 75th birthdays on the annual trip.

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Feds propose renewing mining company’s leases near Boundary Waters
December 20, 2018 - 9:35pm
November 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Election
November 14, 2018 - 8:30am
November 1, 2018
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
November 1, 2018 - 6:19pm
October 19, 2018
Joe Radinovich, the Democratic nominee in the 8th District congressional race, speaks at a campaign event at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport on May 12. At the time, Radinovich was a candidate in a fractured primary field, now he's locked in a hotly contested race with Republican Pete Stauber. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Radinovich champions labor causes in face of workforce declines
October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
September 11, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton talk to members of the media Tuesday at Nashwauk City Hall. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton tours Mesabi Metallics, meets with Iron Range leaders
September 11, 2018 - 7:03pm
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
August 24, 2018
President John Hinderaker of the Center of the American Experience holds a magazine with a story about an August 2018 report that shows copper-nickel mines in northern Minnesota would be good for the economy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Reports add more heat to mining debate
August 24, 2018 - 10:10am
August 10, 2018
U.S. Senate candidate Bob Anderson is challenging Republican-endorsed candidate Karin Housley in the GOP primary Tuesday, Aug. 14. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
August 8, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence gestures while speaking Wednesday at Industrial Weldors & Machinists, Inc. in Duluth Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Pence promises copper-nickel expansion during Duluth visit
August 8, 2018 - 8:09pm