PolyMet says it has received the final permit needed for its planned copper-nickel mine. Polymet also said Friday that it has entered into an extension agreement with Glencore and that their immediate goal is to address the Glencore debt.
Meteorologists from every local television network came out to the Dave Goldberg Family Branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northland to put their knowledge to the test, and WDIO took home the trophy for the second year in a row.
The Duluth Police Department has been given active shooter response gear, which is meant to only be used for active shooter and firearm incidents. Officers put the gear over their uniform to protect them from rifle fire.
The Undergraduate Research and Artistic Showcase Event was hosted at the UMD Kirby Ballroom. Students presented their hard work from their independent study or undergraduate research projects at the event.
Reaction to the Mueller report among Northland members of Congress is largely falling along party lines. Many Democrats want Mueller to testify before Congress, while Republicans say the report confirms that there was no collusion with Russia.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's report says President Donald Trump repeatedly sought to seize control of the Russia probe. The report scrutinizes 10 incidents, including Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, the president's directive to have Mueller fired, and efforts to encourage witnesses not to cooperate.
Governor Tim Walz has ordered a tightening of state hiring practices in response to the hiring of former DFL Eighth District candidate Joe Radinovich to a $100,000 a year position at Iron Range Resources (IRRR). The Timberjay Newspaper first reported that Radinovich's hiring in March appears to have been for a position IRRR officials made specifically for him. Today the IRRR issued a statement standing by its decision and practices.