A state Senate committee considers a bill Friday that would ban new public boat ramps on some Minnesota lakes. It aims to keep invasive species out of lakes not yet infested by them.
A St. Louis County commissioner hopes to shrink the size of a proposed state park around Lake Vermilion, but others say it's too late for that.
A strike could have crippled Duluth snowplowing, clerical work, natural gas and water operations. Libraries would have closed.
The Minnesota Public Utilties Commission (PUC) has approved some key permits for the Mesaba Energy Project; a proposed coal-gasification power plant on the Iron Range.
The City of Duluth and its largest labor union have a tentative agreement on a new contract.
Just days after Google pitched its nationwide offer to bring super-fast broadband to a winning community, Duluth Mayor Don Ness was elbowing for his city to be first in line.
The union representing over 460 city of
Duluth workers has filed its official intent to strike.
The Obama Administration's Great Lakes restoration plan is getting favorable marks in the upper midwest, but many details, including most of the funding, remain to be worked out.
Lake County officials are making plans to avoid the widespread communications outage that hit two weeks ago when a fiber optic line in Duluth was severed.
The growing number of gray wolves in Minnesota and other north central states is fueling a backlash against the predator, which is still protected under federal law.
The Obama administration Monday presented its plans to battle the spread of the Asian carp into more of the Great Lakes, including Lake Superior.
Officials on the North Shore are hoping a communications collapse last week might improve their chances of securing stimulus money to prevent similar problems in the future.
A burned-out cable severed communications at the U.S. Border Patrol office in Grand Marais and across north east Minnesota last week, and local officials are calling for an improved network--for safety and security's sake.
The EPA has opened hearings on the safety of the farm herbicide atrazine and some Minnesota farmers are defending the product.
Interest comes largely over fears the project will create long-lasting pollution as water drains through acidic rock. PolyMet says it can mine the metals while protecting air and water.