Mining & Environmental News

Keetac Mine to Remain Indefinitely Idled

KEEWATIN, Minn. - U.S. Steel's Keetac mine remains indefinitely idled amid the coronavirus pandemic. In April, it was announced that layoffs would begin for employees who have been at the mine for three years or less. Of the roughly 380…

Minnesotans Receiving Mysterious Packets of Seeds From China

ST. PAUL, Minn. - On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced they've had multiple reports of residents receiving unsolicited packages of seeds appearing to come from China. “We’re uncertain what these seeds may be and why people are…