The State Department has issued a required report to Canada about the Twin Metals project. The report has not been publicly released, but Rep. Betty McCollum, a Twin Metals opponent, says it is only eight paragraphs long and likened it to a grade school "book report."
A video made by 8th graders in Virginia focuses on how mining makes a difference in our lives. The two won a $1000 prize for their efforts, and some of the money went to 600 packages of ramen to help feed the hungry.
The Minnesota DNR has joined PolyMet in asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision on mine permits. The DNR says the appeals court's decision could affect future mining proposals.
Even during the coronavirus pandemic, efforts are still being made to honor veterans this Memorial Day. Both the Gary New Duluth Memorial Day Ceremony and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Commemoration will be held virtually on Monday.
Religious leaders in Minnesota are allowed to reopen to worshippers with some safety precautions due to the coronavirus. Gov. Tim Walz is allowing places of worship to reopen at 25% capacity Wednesday.
Nine year old Lexi Checketts was encouraged by her parents to set up a lemonade stand Sunday. While sitting at her lemonade stand, she was surprised by a parade of people who drove by to wish her a happy birthday.
In light of the pandemic, public and private campgrounds have had to wait until at least June 1st to open. While this has caused many in the industry to miss out on money, the owner of one local campground said missing out on memories hurts the most.