A consultant working for Essar said that a group has come together to finish the half built mine and pellet plant in Nashwauk. And that it's different this time, because Essar isn't the main financial backer.
The Commerce Department wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands in the name of national security. President Donald Trump had asked for the proposals, saying the U.S. needs more mining to reduce imports of critical minerals.
The leader of Cleveland-Cliffs shared that they are nearing completion of the $90 million dollar project at Northshore Mining, and that progress continues at their $830 million dollar HBI facility in Toledo.
President Donald Trump touted success Minnesota's mining industry at the start of a roundtable discussion with business leaders in a Twin Cities suburb on Monday. "They're going to be getting their iron ore right from here. I hear you have among the best in the world," Trump said.
A networking event was held on Wednesday night to introduce some of the Catalyst Content Festival's executive producers from Los Angeles to local producers, actors, and actresses. The Catalyst Content Festival that will be held in Duluth in October will bring independent creators together with entertainment industry executives, agents, and producers.
Duluth now has a place for pregnant women who have no place to call home. Star of the North Maternity Home officially opened its doors to the community Wednesday. The residence will house women while pregnant and after they have their child.
A collaboration between the Duluth Running Company and Runa Yoga means runners can take a yoga class designed specifically for them. Since yoga has a physical and mental side to it, they say it pairs perfectly with the mental and physical stamina needed to run long distances.
Bayfield County officials plan to hold a meeting Thursday to speak with community members about the upcoming Rainbow Family Gathering. The meeting will be held at the Iron River Community Center on Thursday at 7 p.m.
A leaked email has raised new questions about how state and federal regulators handled a major permit for the PolyMet mine. The e-mail from a top MPCA official asked EPA officials not to file written comments during a public comment period.