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Will water and potential contaminants from the proposed PolyMet mine flow to the north or the south? It would seem a fundamental question, which we would expect a ten-year long environmental review … more
In her Feb. 19 letter to the editor regarding Greenwood Planning and Zoning, Mary Richard concluded by saying that allowing the activity to be provided by St. Louis County would “end much of the … more
In Greenwood Township government, fairness is a rapidly disappearing concept. Take for example the clerk’s salary debacle. The board failed to follow their own meeting guidelines by not putting the … more
I see pitchforks. Lots of them, and it reflects the almost seething anger that runs across the political spectrum in America these days. It’s fueling the likes of Bernie Sanders, who is now … more
The Cook Hospital is an incredibly valuable community asset, and that’s one very good reason that the Cook-Orr Healthcare District Board is thinking about how to continue to fund a bright future … more
Stewart Mills has announced he will again challenge incumbent Rep. Rick Nolan for the Eighth District seat in the House of U.S. Representatives. While the Mills Fleet Farm scion is sporting … more
It’s my firm belief that in small towns, attitude is everything. A community that feels optimistic and positive about its future, is a community that will invest in itself and will, as a result, … more
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Copper-nickel mining advocates are urging the U.S. Forest Service to hold a so-called listening session in Ely to hear what Iron Rangers think about the renewal of two critical mineral leases for the … more
“You can’t raise a family on dock boy wages.” That was one of the comments at the recent public hearing on the Twin Metals lease renewal that has been bouncing around in my head for the past … more
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A new study produced by Mining Minnesota highlights the major impact of taconite mining on the region’s economy, and contrasts that to what it claims is a much-smaller impact from the tourism … more
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