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Environmental

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New Environmental Review Coming For PolyMet Mine

A proposal for Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine takes a crucial step forward Friday when regulators release a long-awaited updated environmental review that’s certain to fuel the debate over whether the state can get the hundreds of jobs a new era of mining could bring without sacrificing its cherished waters and wild places.

12/01/2013

Senior captain Michaela Burroughs has the St. Kate's women's tennis team en route to its first MIAC title in program history. (credit: St. Catherine Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: Burroughs Has St. Kate’s Tennis On Verge Of History

Take a glance at the MIAC women’s tennis standings and there’s an unfamiliar name atop it. St. Kate’s? A team that has never won the league title? … How? Senior captain and No. 2 singles […]

04/13/2013

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Fridley’s Cancer Rates Baffles Health Experts

Minnesota state health experts are looking into an unusually high cancer rate in one Twin Cities community that’s also caught the eye of environmental activist Erin Brockovich.

03/28/2012

DNR

DNR Crews Search For Threat Of Asian Carp

On a beautiful sun-splashed stretch of the St. Croix River, the search is on for an ugly and dangerous invader. Somewhat like looking for a needle in a haystack, finding evidence of Asian carp isn’t easy.

08/18/2011