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MOUNTAIN IRON — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan brought Congress to the heart of the effort to overturn a federal mining moratorium and renew mineral leases for Twin Metals, both issues centered around land near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The International Trade Commission has decided to place duties of up to 209 percent on foreign steel rebar at the same time the White House decides how to come down on cheap steel imports.
On Friday, the ITC agreed to duties on Japanese rebar totaling 209 percent and Turkish steel totaling 24 percent.
Democrats won the annual Congressional Baseball Game Thursday night, but this year the focus of the charity event had nothing to do with winners or losers.
Members of Congress from North Dakota and Minnesota responded to the shooting that left five people injured and the shooter dead at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday.
ELY, Minn. – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Rep. Rick Nolan announced a major grant for the Ely Municipal Airport.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the airport a grant of $82,581 for infrastructure improvements.
For years, Republicans savaged Democrats for supporting the Affordable Care Act, branding the law — with some rhetorical license — as a government takeover of health care.
Now, cast out of power in Washington and most state capitals, Democrats and activist leaders seeking political redemption have embraced an unlikely-seeming cause: an actual government takeover of health care.
FORBES — Jeff Kayfes was sitting in a bucket seat, hands on dual joysticks, trying to line up his unloading machine with a cog on a rail car full of limestone and dolomite.
Two years ago, the United Taconite (UTAC) mine and processing plant were idled, along with about 50 percent of its Iron Range peers. A year later, a plan to re-start the UTAC facilities was unveiled. Today, the Eveleth mine and Forbes mill are bustling with activity.
FORBES — United Taconite is no longer a one-pellet plant.
While it’s true that only one pellet can be made at a time, employees there now make an iron ore pellet and the Mustang superflux pellet.
The audience numbered in the hundreds as people gathered in Evergreen Cemetery Monday to honor the lives of fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.
There was no rain, but the sky was overcast, giving a muted light to the wooden scaffold where the speakers addressed the crowd.