In the long run, the mighty DFL Iron Range/MN-8 coalition simply isn’t preparing for a world in which its environmental and pro-mining wings learn to get along.
Prettner Solon’s announcement leaves Dayton with a decision about who should replace her to run with him at the top of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party ballot.
Environmental mitigation for the proposed PolyMet mine would last 500 years. What was the world like 500 years ago?
The bill would pose a Minnesota constitutional amendment question to establish a $10 minimum wage permanently attached to the rate of inflation.
Thank a veteran, absolutely. But do not let slip away the reason why they served, and our shared responsibility to continue what really matters.
The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board gathered last Thursday for a meeting. The headline was a $3.65 million investment in education initiatives and jobs projects.
The video fails to move the needle on my own conflicted opinions about nonferrous mining projects in northeastern Minnesota. I’m again left with questions, not answers.
An impressive group of northern Minnesota musicians have lent songs to a compilation album called “The Arrowhead Story.”
Because this is one of the few open statewide races and one that doesn’t cost a ton of campaign cash, we could see a lot of candidates.
The Range is the kind of place where tight urban centers are suspended in a great wilderness, buttressed by gigantic mines and thousands of lakes. Good people here, if you get to know them.
It’s one thing for a left-aligned union to battle with a right-aligned chamber of commerce over an issue determined by an electoral contest. That can make something like this feel like watching a sports match. It’s quite another thing to live and work just above the poverty line.
One cannot help but notice that Gangnam’s successor, the Harlem Shake, has not only emerged, but peaked, filtered to the small markets and died out at a much higher speed.
On Monday, NBC’s Today Show aired a feature story on the Iron Range city of Ely.
Many parodies of Psy’s infectious dance have surfaced, but this effort featuring Duluth mayor Don Ness bears inclusion in the canon.
Whether speaking of the Ojibwe or the Dakota peoples, major chapters of Minnesota history are missing or misrepresented in the history books.
The Indian mining company will work through the winter on construction of its plant near Nashwauk.
Democrats are raising the issue of Cravaack’s residency in the 8th Congressional District, but too late and in the wrong way.
Chip Cravaack, the very Aristotlean concept of a conservative Republican congressman from a blue collar region, meets Rick Nolan, an energetic but long-in-the-tooth rally cry from Range DFL tradition.