Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.
Cliffs Natural Resources says it’s ready to produce a new kind of iron ore pellet in Minnesota that could potentially open new markets.
About 625 people will be laid off when Cliffs Natural Resources idles a Michigan mine and cuts production at a Minnesota operation due to declining demand for iron ore, the company announced Monday.
Three companies have submitted bids for the right to explore and mine for copper, nickel and other metals in Minnesota’s latest mineral rights auction.
Heavy rain caused widespread flooding in parts of northern Minnesota.
The National Weather Service says a weekend storm included the first tornado in Lake County in nearly 20 years.