Northeast MN Man, 50, Dies After Accidentally Shooting HimselfThe St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says a 50-year-old man is dead after accidentally shooting himself.
Opposing Sides Converge At Iron Range Copper Mine MeetingAbout 1,500 people turned out Thursday night to weigh in on what Minnesota's first copper mine could mean for their water and air. The DNR has spent the last five years studying what PolyMet's proposal could mean for the environment on the Iron Range. A crowd packed the convention center in Duluth. The building, which is usually home to concerts and hockey games, turned into the place Barb Crow came to join a polarizing debate.
Northeast Minnesota Leads State In Mortality RateA new state report finds that northeastern Minnesota leads the state in overall mortality rate, which means the people there are more likely to die of any cause in a year than other Minnesota residents.