Mining & Environmental News

Heavy Lake Effect Snow Benefits

IRONWOOD, Mich. -- In this weeks Great Outdoors, Fox 21's Meteorologist Brittney Merlot takes us to the snowbelt that's just finishing digging out of their recent lake effect winter storm. Plows and…

Bales of Straw for Beargrease Dog Bedding Stolen

DULUTH, Minn.- The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon just experienced a bit of a roadblock putting this race together this year. A regular phone call to the straw supplier turned into a nightmare of a…

Northland Tree Services Busy After Storms

DULUTH, Minn.- Monday's storm brought high winds, which tore much of the Northland apart and ripped trees from their roots, which crashed onto houses, garages, and cars. The owner of Duluth Tree Service said he…

Gov. Walz Visits Hibbing on Bonding Tour

HIBBING, Minn.- On Monday Governor Tim Walz made a stop at the Hibbing Airtanker Base as part of his bonding tour, as the State of Minnesota has over $3 billion in available…

Bong Center Director to Become Lighthouse Manager

DULUTH, Minn.- The Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors now has a new manager. Hayes Scriven, current Executive Director of the Bong Veterans Center in Superior was named the new manager Thursday. He…