The Superior, Wisconsin City Council will consider extending the contracts of city employee unions next week, to avoid proposed new restrictions on public labor unions.
As the standoff continues in Madison over public employee benefits and bargaining rights, the debate has spread to communities across the state, including those along the Wisconsin-Minnesota border. We visited some of those communities and found that opinions are just as divided as they are in Madison.
The Department of Natural Resources's aerial survey of moose found 4,900 animals in January, down from 5,500 the year before.
Lake County commissioners voted Tuesday to break ties with National Public Broadband, the a St. Paul company that's worked for two years helping the county secure $66 million in federal funding.
A project to restore Duluth's armory got half the private funding it needs in a single donation announced Friday.
PolyMet no longer plans to produce finished copper at its proposed Hoyt Lakes mine. The change cuts costs and jobs.
Two empty rail cars fell off a Duluth railroad bridge on Thursday morning. The cars landed in a brushy area, not far from where the bridge crosses busy Grand Avenue in West Duluth.
A set of Duluth waterfront concrete storage elevators could become a modern hotel with condominiums and retail space, if a plan revealed this week becomes reality.
Copper set new records earlier this year and continues trading near record highs of over $4.40 a pound, pushing cash into northeast Minnesota's developing copper-nickel projects.
St. Louis County drivers may be breathing a sigh of relief this morning.
A lawsuit seeking to force upper Great Lakes wolves from federal protected status to a state management program is on hold until June.
Five Minnesota conservation groups are suing the Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board to reverse a loan to PolyMet Mining.
The Lake Superior shipping season will continue for an extra three days to move more taconite pellets to steel companies.
A Minnesota lawsuit seeking to remove federal protections from wolves may be delayed several months.
Gov. Mark Dayton today announced DFL state Rep. Tony Sertich as his choice to head the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board. The agency has a prominent economic development role in a chronically struggling region -- an area that, as a DFL stronghold, was also key to Dayton's election.