Mining & Environmental News

Park Point Community Plays Ball Together

DULUTH, Minn.- Members of the Park Point community got outside for the last few days of the Summer before Fall moves in. Folks of all ages gathered at the Lafayette Community Center to…

Celebrating Sustainable Farming at UMD Farm Fest

DULUTH, Minn.- Students, local food vendors, and community members turned out for UMD Land Lab's 7th Annual Farm Fest Saturday. Families were invited to come hear live local music and shop freshly picked…

Fun with Farm Life at Mr. Ed's Farm

HIBBING, Minn.- A real life Old McDonald showed his farm off to the public Saturday, and with a moo moo here and a cluck cluck there, Old Farm Day provided great entertainment for…

26th Annual Harvest Festival Takes Over Bayfront Park

DULUTH, Minn.- The Lake Superior Harvest Festival took over Bayfront Festival Park Saturday. Farmers and more than 30 local craftspeople and artists showed off their items. They also attended a renewable energy fair to…

Big Changes on Horizon for Soo Locks

DULUTH, MN - "The impact of the Soo Locks is felt nationwide," Congressman, Pete Stauber says. That statement was the theme of today's press conference where future improvement plans for the locks were announced. It's…

Major Grant Will Help Fix Area Bridges

DULUTH, MN - Congressman Pete Stauber announced today that Saint Louis County will receive $10,252,000 from the Department of Transportation towards bridge repairs. There are more than six-hundred bridges in Saint Louis County.…

Lake Superior Zoo Crew Showcases Work with Animals

DULUTH, Minn.- For 10 weeks every summer, area teens learn how to handle and care for animals alongside Lake Superior Zookeepers, and teach visitors about wildlife and conservation. On Tuesday the Zoo Crew…