Gov. Mark Dayton heads to Minnesota’s Iron Range Wednesday to focus on the mining industry as part of a statewide jobs tour.
It is a place known for captivating views and a comforting quiet. It’s a peace that, these days, many have set aside to take a stand on a subject that runs as deep as the potential riches themselves.
The company planning a copper-nickel mine near Ely has boosted its estimates of how much metal it’s sitting on.
Environmental groups are launching a campaign ahead of the summer vacation season against plans for copper, nickel and precious metals mining in northeastern Minnesota.
Research begins this spring into the effects of sulfates in water on Minnesota’s wild rice stands.
St. Louis County commissioners are expected to approve a land lease for a new, $50 million mining operation near Chisholm.
The number of Iron Rangers known to have died from a rare form of lung cancer has risen to 82, up from the 63 reported by state health officials last year.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Dozens of members of a picturesque Minnesota community fought a proposal Monday night to bring a mine to their town. Windsor Permian, an oil and gas company out of Oklahoma, wants to […]
Under the forested bluffs of southeastern Minnesota lies an increasingly sought-after resource prized by the energy industry that’s attracting interest to the state from an increasing number of companies, which isn’t sitting well with some residents.
The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board has voted to lend $4 million to PolyMet Mining Corp., which plans to develop a copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Wild rice is sacred to the Ojibwe of Minnesota, but that may not be enough to protect it from the promise of jobs that a new copper-nickel mining industry would bring to the state.
Five Minnesota conservation groups are suing an economic-development agency in Eveleth over its $4 million loan to a mining company.
It was a good year for taconite mining on northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.
A Minnesota company is stepping onto the international stage in a partnership worth well over $100 million.