Updated: 09/20/2013 10:51 PM
Created: 09/20/2013 4:29 PM WDIO.com
It's time for Friday night lights, and Eyewitness Prep Sports Extra. Where we focus on High School football games going on in the Northland for the weekend of September 13.
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
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Man Who Suffered Heart Attack in Snowstorm Meets Rescue Team
Snowstorms in the Northland are a fact of life, but when travel is impossible and tragedy strikes, the snow can sometimes make a difference between life and death. A man suffering from a heart attack during a storm last month was stuck at home, until first responders and a plow operator came together to likely save his life.
Wisconsin DNR Lays Out GTac's Path
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials released a letter Tuesday they sent to Gogebic Taconite outlining the permits and approvals the project may require and what information the company will have to submit to obtain them.
Rep. Melin: Minn. Medical Marijuana Talks with Law Enforcement Hit Standstill
A key Minnesota lawmaker said Tuesday she doesn't see a path forward for legalizing medical marijuana after talks with law enforcement hit a standstill. Rep. Carly Melin, DFL-Hibbing, said she had conceded to virtually all demands from law enforcement over the weekend but was still unable to get their support for her bill.
GTac Holding More Public Meetings
Gogebic Taconite representatives will travel around northern Wisconsin Wednesday to talk with concerned citizens about the proposed iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills.
EPA Reverses Decision on Mesabi Nugget Water Quality Variance
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to reverse its approval for a variance that lets the Mesabi Nugget plant near Hoyt Lakes violate Minnesota water quality standards. In a settlement filed in federal court Monday, the EPA says it now intends to disapprove the variance, which it approved in 2012. The decision still requires court approval.