Mining & Environmental News

Seeking Understanding of Life Under Frozen Lakes

DULUTH, Minn. - Researchers from the University of Minnesota Duluth are making breakthroughs in how we understand our frozen lakes in winter. But sometimes there are more questions than answers. “It’s…

"Going Blue" at 8th Annual River Summit

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Here in the Northland, we depend on our lakes just to keep us alive. This week, a conference has those fresh waters in mind. It’s the eighth annual St.…

How Aquaculture Affects Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn.-  The bait industry plays a large role in Minnesota which is just one facet of aquaculture . The Minnesota Sea Grant at the University of Minnesota Duluth is discussing how aquaculture…

Eagle Rescued After Accident With Vehicle

DULUTH, Minn. - A Minnesota eagle is lucky to be alive after getting hit by a car. Wildwoods Rehabilitation Center says the eagle was flying low for some road kill when it was…

Northland Mines Expect Positive Impact from Tariffs

DULUTH, Minn.- President Trump's decision about steel and aluminum tariffs is bringing a lot of mixed reaction from the Northland. Mines in the Northland are expecting the steel and aluminum tariffs to have a…

Keeping the Hive Alive During Winter

SUPERIOR, Wisc. - When you think of honey, a cute plastic bottle shaped like a bear probably comes to mind. But do you ever stop to think about how much work it took…

Providing Local Food in the Winter

WRENSHALL, Minn.- Summer in the Northland offers many farmers markets and weather conditions to eat locally sourced produce. One farm is dedicated to providing families in the Duluth area with fresh produce during…

Minnesota Power Rate Increase Approaching

DULUTH, Minn. - A new natural gas power plant is coming to Superior. According to a statewide group, most Minnesota Power customers oppose the new plant because of its cost. But Minnesota…

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