Recent flooding has taken a toll not only on the Northland’s roads but also on its rail lines, complicating operations for Iron Range mines. Mining companies have pressed fleets of trucks into service. And it takes a lot of trucks to replace a train. One company is using up to 60.
Post Bucks win, KAT says “I play with f****** passion”
Towns was asked how he controls his emotions on the court.
Train carrying ethanol derails in southern Minnesota
The State Fire Marshal has sent in experts to help with the situation.
Motorcyclist dies a month after striking deer in Minnesota
The crash happened north of Mankato near the small town of Norseland.
Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing
This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?
Sloane Martin leaving WCCO Radio for bigger role with Big Ten Network
Martin has been a staple at WCCO Radio since Election Day 2016.
Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates
If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.
MPD chief 'confident' officers will still show up after Question 2 vote
Arradondo held a press conference Wednesday in which he urged for a 'No' vote.
Charges: Driver in fatal hit-and-run said he thought he hit dog or sign
The crash killed a 56-year-old Blaine woman who had been out walking her dog.
Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19
The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.
12-year-old Twin Cities boy has been missing for 4 days
Police are asking for the public's help locating the child,
Mining project promises to bring thousands of new jobs to Iron Range
The Associated Press reports new technology will allow miners to reach down nearly 4,000 feet into the earth to tap into possibly one of the largest untapped nickel and copper mines in the world. Twin Metals executives say the project will bring thousands of new jobs to the Iron Range.
Iron Range mine owner reports record revenue in first quarter
Cliffs Natural Resources saw first quarter revenue that was more than seven percent above last year's, thanks largely to record sales of iron ore. The early ice out on the Great Lakes and stronger demand from steel mills helped the company move more taconite.
After floods, Duluth hoping for July 4 tourism jolt
Duluth is desperately hoping the Fourth of July holiday will offer a boost to its hobbled tourism industry, which took a $3 million hit after recent flooding. A new ad blitz is planned to lure visitors back. The region got more bad news with the announcement that popular Jay Cooke State Park likely will be closed for the season. Meanwhile, the United Way is leading an effort to raise money for homeowners who say it'll be a struggle to rebuild.
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.
Latest downpour creates flash flood warning on Iron Range, in Duluth
The Weather Service says Grand Rapids and the western Iron Range have been hit with 3 to 6 new inches of rain Tuesday, with another inch or two on the way. Grand Rapids, Nashwauk, and Coleraine are among the cities where streets and roads are underwater.
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