The White House says President Donald Trump has chosen as the nation's top mine safety official the former CEO of a coal company that repeatedly clashed with federal regulators when the Obama administration tried to boost industry-wide enforcement following the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades.
As promised, a large turnout of mining advocates showed up for the third and final hearing hosted by the U.S. Forest Service, during this scoping process. They are proposing banning mineral exploration on federal lands for 20 years.
For Tammy Ewing, recovery from alcoholism never seemed possible. But she persevered, and after eight different treatment programs, she is two and a half years sober and helping others who were in her position.
In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and 125th anniversary of the St. Scholastica monastery, the St. John's Bible is on display at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel in Duluth. It's the first handwritten Bible in 500 Years.
For most Duluth fifth graders, Tuesday was all about learning lessons from our forests. Instead of learning inside the classroom however, hundreds of students as well as teachers took to several Duluth parks for the 34th annual Forestry Day.