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REGIONAL— Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden received a crash course in Iron Range politics this past week over comments he made Aug. 6, at a FarmFest debate with Sen. Al Franken. … more
ELY— The proposed Twin Metals underground copper-nickel mine would cost $2.77 billion to build, would operate for 30 years and employ approximately 850 workers during mining operations, according … more
REGIONAL—When it comes to neutrino detectors, size matters. And that’s the idea behind a pilot project that is using an Iron Range mine pit to test whether giant underwater neutrino detectors can … more
REGIONAL— More inmates in the county jail, more prosecutions of felonies, and additional costs for communications have pushed the price tag for public safety in St. Louis County higher— even as … more
REGIONAL— There’s no shortage of opinions when it comes to the relationship between wolves and deer in northeastern Minnesota. But for a small handful of biologists with the U.S. Geological … more
ELY – There will be at least one new member of the Ely City Council next year as incumbent Gordon Sheddy had the least number of votes among 10 candidates in the primary election on … more
REGIONAL – Northern Minnesota, get ready for your closeup. At least seven different films have been shot on the Iron Range this year and more are scheduled for later this year and the next, … more
REGIONAL— As expected, former state Rep. Tom Rukavina cruised to an impressive primary victory on Tuesday, garnering just under 53 percent of the vote in the three-way contest to replace retiring … more
PENGILLY – Jody Benolken has been rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife since she was a girl. In college, she studied wildlife management, but never went on to pursue a career in the field … more
TOWER- While permitting issues are still being finalized, the city of Tower is moving ahead on bidding for the dredging of the city’s planned new harbor and sections of the East Two River. The … more