Mining & Environmental News

AICHO Unveils New Mural In Downtown Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. - The American Indian community housing organization's second indigenous mural project in Duluth was unveiled. It's located at 2301 W. Superior St. The mural is a collaboration with the College…

Community Paddle Begins at Barker's Island

SUPERIOR, Wisc. - Happening Tuesday evening, residents in the Twin Ports have the chance to paddle board for free at Barker's Island. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) Duluth is once again hosting a…

Workshop Focuses on Aquatic Invasive Species

DULUTH, Minn. -- With as many lakes and rivers as we have here in Minnesota, you can imagine how many invasive species are in our waterways. Professionals can only do so much, so…

With Spring Comes Farmer's Market Season

DULUTH, Minn. -  It's spring, and with that means the start of the farmer's market season. The Duluth Farmer's Market has been open since the May 5.  People are able to come in and…

Emails Show Collaboration Among EPA, Climate-Change Deniers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator…

Great Lakes Aquarium unveils new exhibits

DULUTH, Minn. - Kids and families can now get up close and personal with some new critters at the Great Lakes Aquarium. Thursday, the aquarium unveiled the "Feel Connected" exhibits,…

Honoring Maritime Day in the Twin Ports

DULUTH, Minn. - Nearly 85 years ago on Tuesday, May 22, United States Congress declared May 22 National Maritime Day. National Maritime Day is a tradition for many and a day recognizing America’s Merchant…

Volunteers Plant Milkweed in Hartley Park

DULUTH, Minn. - Volunteers spent Saturday planting milkweed at Hartley Nature Center in Duluth. The park got a grant to plant 196 milkweed plugs at several locations. Milkweed is one of the only plants…

Chester Creek Restoration Almost Complete

DULUTH, Minn. - Every year thousands of people stroll through Chester Bowl along Duluth’s scenic Skyline Parkway, but six years ago, massive flooding made for a big mess in the park. Now,…