Protesters worried that sulfide mining could harm the Northland's environment gathered Sunday in a Duluth park, along with a dozen sled dogs waiting to carry 10,000 signatures to the state Capitol in St. Paul. Musher and former state representative Frank Moe will lead the dogs to the Twin Cities starting Monday.
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Sled dog teams to deliver mining petitions to St. Paul
Snow or not, mushers say they'll run from the Northland down to the Capitol, gathering signatures on the way, to raise awareness of acidic runoff from mines.
Former lawmaker Frank Moe finishes 360-mile dog-sled trip to deliver petitions to Capitol
Moe wrapped a trip Thursday that took him from Bemidji to the Capitol steps in St. Paul, where handed off to Gov. Dayton nearly 13,000 signatures protesting a proposed sulfide mining operation in northeastern Minnesota.
Snow deadline looming for Duluth sled dog marathon
Organizers of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon will meet next Sunday. The mild and dry winter is forcing them to decide whether the scheduled January 29 event has to be canceled or postponed. The Duluth News Tribune reports the lack of snow caused the race to be canceled in 2007.
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon organizers to meet Sunday
The lack of snow along the North Shore is still threatening this year's race. Organizers of the event plan to decide Sunday afternoon whether it can go on as scheduled or if it needs to be postponed or canceled. MPR reports another ten inches of snow would be ideal. Sixty mushers are currently signed-up for the January 29 sled dog race.
Mining company finds titanium, iron deposits north of Duluth
Cardero Resources of Canada, one of about a dozen companies focused on new mining opportunities in northern Minnesota, is still years away from possibly digging up the sites.
Critics of minerals exploration leases to file petition
Environmental advocates in northeastern Minnesota plan to file a petition with the DNR on Tuesday, taking issue with the state's plans to auction off more metallic minerals exploration leases, the Associated Press reports. Critics fear new prospecting and mining could dramatically endanger the environment, including drinking water, trout streams and recreation trails. About 140 have signed it, but it wasn't immediately clear what effect the petition might have on the leasing process.
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