Mining & Environmental News

No Wake Zones Lifted on Rainy Lake, Voyageurs National Park

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. - The recovery from this year’s historic flooding in the Rainy Lake Basin continues in Koochiching County. All No Wake zones that were placed in late May have been removed.  They were first established within 300 feet of…

Ursa Minor Taps into Solar Energy

DULUTH, Minn. - Solar energy and beer are colliding in a good way at Ursa Minor Brewing in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood. The brewery has installed a 24.8 kilowatt solar panel system on the roof.…

Coffee Conversation: Zero Waste Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. -- Teacher and environmentalist April Hepokoski stopped by the morning show Wednesday to talk about ways we can all reduce, reuse and recycle in our daily lives. Hepokoski started Zero Waste…

Duluth Monarch Buddies Host Workshop

DULUTH, Minn. - A community event was held today in support of pollinators and helping to increase their numbers in the northland. The Duluth Monarch Buddies hosted a marketplace at First United Methodist Church in…

Volunteers Began Streetscape Planting Efforts in Downtown Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. -- Volunteers began planting on superior street this morning, for the 19th annual "dig in for the downtown waterfront," tradition. Each year, the event is put on by Duluth's Greater Downtown Council. Kristi stokes, the Downtown Council President,…

UPDATE: Power Restored to Proctor's Water Pump Station

UPDATE:  DULUTH, Minn.- The City of Duluth spokesperson announced that as of 5:21 p.m., Duluth City crews and a contractor restored power to the water pump station that serves the City of Proctor. Water service to Proctor residents has resumed…