Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jan 25, 2017 In The News

The U.S. Forest Service on Monday backed a major land trade that will give PolyMet Mining Co. access to the land where it plans to build an open-pit copper-nickel mine.

The Forest Service announced its final “record of decision’’ on the land swap that will see PolyMet receive access to 6,650 acres at the mine site.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

KEEWATIN — Keewatin Taconite will end a near 20-month closure within the next few weeks, resulting in hundreds of employees returning to work.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

KEEWATIN — Keewatin Taconite will end a 20-month closure within the next few weeks, resulting in hundreds of employees returning to work.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Steel announced Thursday that it will reopen its shuttered Keetac taconite iron ore mine and processing center and sell taconite pellets to a third party.

The Keewatin operations closed in May 2015 amid a downturn in the U.S. iron and steel industries, leaving more than 400 people laid off.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

A delegation of Minnesota's federal lawmakers is calling for a Duluth store used by Northland veterans and service members to reconsider plans to close.

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Jan 3, 2017 In The News

The first Cirrus Vision Jet produced for commercial sale was presented to its buyer Monday during an elaborate ceremony at the company’s new production facility near Duluth International Airport.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

Christmas came early for Joe Whisenhunt and his family on Monday as they picked up a shiny new jet in a shiny new building in Duluth.

“It’s a day we get to celebrate with Joe and his family,” said Cirrus Aircraft CEO Dale Klapmeier. “Most of you have seen Joe around. This is Cirrus number 11 for Joe.”

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

DULUTH, Minn. – After years of planning , Cirrus Aircraft, unveiled their very first Vision Jet to the Duluth community.

The Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet is the worlds first single engine personal jet and is known for being spacious. It can accommodate up to five adults and two children.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

With much fanfare, Cirrus Aircraft opened its new $12.7 million finishing plant in Duluth Monday and celebrated the first delivery of its new single-engine Vision Jet.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

A federal bankruptcy court judge in St. Paul appears ready to approve a deal that will sell the remaining assets of bankrupt Magnetation Inc. to Roanoke, Va., entrepreneur Tom Clarke in a move that could see hundreds of Iron Range steelworkers back on the job in 2017.

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