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Several notable Brainerd area residents got to see Pres. Donald Trump take the oath of office, courtesy of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's office.
Because his first stint in Congress came way back in 1974, our U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, based on seniority, will "be third-closest to the president" at today's inauguration, as Nolan pointed out in the News Tribune this week.
With the inauguration looming Friday, Rick Nolan figures to enjoy a choice view of Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.
HOYT LAKES, Minn. — 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 between Hoyt Lakes and Babbitt.
The U.S. Forest Service signed off on a major land exchange for PolyMet and its proposed copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes.
PolyMet will receive access to 6,400 acres in exchange for its purchase of 6,690 acres of undeveloped private land that will now transfer to the Forest Service.
Good news for PolyMet on Monday. The U.S. Forest Service said they have signed the Final Record of Decision on the land exchange, which authorizes the exchange.
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The U.S. Forest Service signed the Final Record of Decision on Monday, which authorizes a land exchange with PolyMet Mining, Inc.
The exchange calls for the Forest Service to convey 6,650 acres of federal land in exchange for acquisition of 6,690 acres of non-federal lands.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises.