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Photos of the Northern Metal fire in Becker

BECKER — For more than three days the Northern Metal recycling plant has been on fire, spewing smoke and fumes across the area around...

Ex-Forest Service chief at House hearing: Don’t make Boundary Waters testing...

WASHINGTON — In late 2016, just before the Obama administration exited, the chief of the Forest Service issued formal opposition to a mining company’s...

Rep. Betty McCollum’s effort to stop Twin Metals mine near Boundary...

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration pushes to allow mining near Minnesota’s iconic Boundary Waters, Rep. Betty McCollum is waging an attempt to thwart...

Vice President Walter Mondale: Protect the Boundary Waters The Trump administration...

This sacred place is now under attack like never before. Donald Trump and his administration have launched an all-out assault by fast-tracking a risky sulfide-ore copper mining project proposed by Chilean conglomerate Antofagasta.
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