A break in a fiber optic line west of Duluth has left about 650 people without telephone and emergency 911 service.
A huge copper-nickel mine proposed for just south of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area has again increased the estimate of minerals at the site.
Opponents of wolf hunting planned to hold a rally on the Iron Range on Saturday to protest the state's first ongoing managed wolf hunt.
Duluth and its surrounding areas are continuing to recover from the record June flooding that washed out roads and destroyed hundreds of homes.
About 400 union members at a paper mill in Cloquet have voted to authorize a strike.
Mayor Don Ness joined environmentalists in Duluth Wednesday to call on Congress to extend a federal wind energy subsidy.
After years of economic struggles and budget deficits, the city of Duluth may be poised for a new era of prosperity. The city has announced several major industry investments in the area, unemployment is down and the local economy is diversifying. Business and civic leaders are more optimistic about the city's future than they've been in decades.
Iron ore mining is a classic boom and bust industry. When times are good, they can be really good. Of course, the opposite is true when the economy slows.
Several ski areas around the Twin Cities metro area are open this weekend and the state's largest resort, Lutsen Mountains, opens today.
For about six weeks in October and November, Lake Superior anglers pull thousands of the silvery fish, also called cisco, from the lake's icy waters.
The city of Duluth asked a county judge Friday to shut down the controversial business Last Place on Earth.
Former U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat, has defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in the 8th District race. Cravaack conceded the race a short time ago.
Minnesota wolf hunters have killed 66 wolves as of 10 p.m. Monday in the first weekend of the state's first regulated wolf hunt.
Like Minnesota's neighboring 8th District, Wisconsin 7th District race is garnering outside attention and money. But the candidates are more colorful.
Minnesota's inaugural regulated wolf hunt, set to begin Saturday, is being received with sadness by many Ojibwe people. For them, killing the animals is unthinkable. To guard against it, all seven of Minnesota's Ojibwe bands forbid wolf hunting on their lands. While the bands acknowledge their legal authority over land they don't own may be limited, they still intend to make a point.