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March 20, 2018
An Enbridge pipeline marker near St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids. Bob King /
Grand Rapids reaches agreement with Enbridge on pipeline removal
March 20, 2018 - 6:15pm
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Cliffs will close Australia iron ore mine in June
March 20, 2018 - 2:02pm
March 19, 2018
A pumpjack operates above an oil well at night in the Bakken Formation on the outskirts of Williston, North Dakota, on March 8, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
March 19, 2018 - 1:38pm
March 15, 2018
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved the environmental review for the Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement pipeline across northern Minnesota. Parts of the pipeline, including this portion in Wisconsin, already have been laid. News Tribune file photo.
PUC approves Enbridge Line 3 environmental review
March 15, 2018 - 6:36pm
March 14, 2018
Enbridge oil pipeline markers dot the land near Leonard, Minn., on Red Lake Reservation land. (file photo)
Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
March 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 8, 2018
A giant mining drill was moved into place this week on the site of the Mesabi Metallics project in Nashwauk. Company owner Tom Clarke this week purchased 1,040 acres of land and rights to half the taconite iron ore below at the project site. Clarke said mining will begin immediately. Photo courtesy Mesabi Metallics
Chippewa Capital Partners buys land, half of Nashwauk ore
March 8, 2018 - 9:08pm
Minnesota Power to save $24 million on taxes
March 8, 2018 - 6:44pm
March 7, 2018
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the oil refinery in Superior and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Industry lines up against proposed power plant in Superior
March 7, 2018 - 5:45pm
U.S. Steel will fire up Granite City Works mill
March 7, 2018 - 4:11pm
March 6, 2018
PolyMet land-swap lawsuits put on hold
March 6, 2018 - 8:15pm
PolyMet opponents mark comment deadline with rally
March 6, 2018 - 6:42pm
March 4, 2018
Enbridge negotiations with Red Lake Band show shift on tribal land issues
March 4, 2018 - 7:28pm
Wisconsin county weighs restrictions on sulfide mining
March 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
March 3, 2018
President Donald Trump participates in a meeting with leaders from the steel and aluminum industries Thursday at the White House in Washington. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)
Reaction to Trump's steel tariffs blurs party lines in Minnesota, Wisconsin
March 3, 2018 - 9:21am
March 1, 2018
Twin Metals headquarters in Ely. (Clint Austin /
Poll suggests growing opposition to mine near Boundary Waters
March 1, 2018 - 7:17pm