Mining & Environmental News

Northlanders Rally to Clean Up Local Beaches

DULUTH, Minn. - If common Northland beaches look a little cleaner, it's all thanks to helpful Northland volunteers. The City of Duluth was just one of the sponsors for the coastal cleanup project…

Cleveland-Cliffs, Steelworkers Reach Contract Agreement

HIBBING, Minn. (AP) -  Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and the United Steelworkers have reached a tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract. The Cleveland-based company and the union announced the deal Sunday. The proposed contract takes effect Monday and covers about 1,800…

Komatsu Mining to Build new Headquarters in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Komatsu Mining Corp. says it plans to build a new headquarters and manufacturing campus in Milwaukee, a project that will bring about 440 jobs to Wisconsin's largest city. The state's economic development agency has pledged to make…

Explore Autumn Adventures in Cook County

Cook County, Minn. - Fall colors are slowly starting to appear further to the North, and with that comes many autumn adventures to take part in. Linda Jurek with Visit Cook County…

Powerful Winds Rile Lake Superior Up

DULUTH, Minn.- Lake Superior showed off for the second day in a row. Strong winds whipped up waves that crashed along the lakewalk. The windy day with gusts as…

Mission Creek Updates from MnDOT

DULUTH, Minn.- 387. That was the magic number from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to the community. They say it will take 387 days to finish burial recovery at the grave site…