The U.S. Forest Service has released a Draft Environmental Assessment about the proposed mineral withdrawal in the Rainy River Watershed. Environmental groups said the agency is moving to recommend the withdrawal.
A Minnesota appellate court has affirmed that a wilderness advocacy group has standing to challenge state rules on copper mine sites. The ruling means a lawsuit seeking to stop the Twin Metals mine can move forward.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed an executive order meant to protect the state's abortion services from laws in neighboring states, following the U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for the procedure.
Doctors across Wisconsin have stopped providing abortions, even as questions remain about the enforceability of a 173-year-old state ban. The state's abortion providers took the step Friday immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
Triston Benoit and Owen Claflin presented their exhibit about Superior-raised veteran Holden Willmore on Friday, at the culmination of their Junior Curator week. And Willmore was there for the moment, at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center.