Tribe's appeal of drilling turned down by WDNR
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has denied an appeal from the Bad River Band to stop exploratory drilling near Upson.
Rice Lake Online
Getting mining done right
The Rice Lake Chronotype In November Wisconsin voters gave Republican solid majorities in both houses of the Legislature making it all but certain that some time next year the state will have new metallic mining laws that could lead to the development of iron and gold mining in Penokee-Gogebic Range in places like Iron and Ashland counties.
Wisconsin mine rally set for Saturday
Wisconsin mine rally set for Saturday MONTREAL, Wis. - A rally to support iron mining legislation will be held Saturday from noon to 12:30 p.m. at the Montreal City Hall.
Community Conversation: Mine must not devastate environment
Gov. Scott Walker wants a mining bill. Northern Wisconsin wants a mine. So Assembly members got together with mining company Gogebic Taconite and wrote Assembly Bill 426.