Sunday Dec 8
PolyMet clears hurdle as hell freezes over
Jon Cherry on Friday pointed out that opponents of the copper/nickel/precious metals PolyMet project have said the venture would move ahead only "when hell freezes over."
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Minnesota news in brief at 7:59 p.m. CST
The two were unaccounted for after the fire Wednesday. One of the children's bodies was found Wednesday, the other a day later.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Pipeline poses conflict with potential copper mine
The proposed route of a northern Minnesota crude oil pipeline would cross mineral leases being explored for copper and nickel.
Minnesota report takes up water-quality concerns from proposed PolyMet mine
State officials have released a massive new environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine and are urging Minnesotans to carefully scrutinize the nearly 2,200-page document.
PolyMet Environmental Review Released
The Department of Natural Resources has posted a long-awaited environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Copper Mining's Environmental Challenge
Proposals by PolyMet Mining for an open pit copper-nickel mine just north of Hoyt Lakes, Minn., are raising environmental concerns, but the company says it will meet its sustainability obligations.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
New environmental review coming for PolyMet mine
A proposal for Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine takes a crucial step forward Friday when regulators release a long-awaited updated environmental review that's certain to fuel the debate over whether the state can get the hundreds of jobs a new era of mining could bring without sacrificing its cherished waters and wild places.
Updated PolyMet environmental review to fuel debate over copper-nickel mining in Minnesota
That's when regulators release an environmental review that's certain to fuel the debate over whether the state can gain the hundreds of jobs a new era of mining could bring without sacrificing cherished waters.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Before copper mine opens in NE Minn., expansion debate begins
David Hughes of PolyMet walked through a closed plant back in 2011 that his company now wants to resurrect so it can process copper.
Fort Francis Times
Lakers fall to No. 4
One hiccup cost the Fort Frances Lakers two spots in the national rankings. The Lakers were bumped from their previous franchise-best position of No.