STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesotans could sell solar power to electric utilities under a bill the House passed 70-63 late Tuesday.
They pay someone who has solar on their house just what the ... Posted on 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Mining, Polluted Water, Big Business
We all have heard of toxins in the water. The wheels go round and round.Unfortanately lots of big businsses contribute to these in a community from dumping into the lake, to burning plastic (hospital)... Posted on 4/13/10 at 3:06 AM
STAFF BLOG RINK & RUN A Houghton Prediction
This prediction from Brandon Veale, sports editor of the Houghton Mining Gazette, leading to Friday's Minnesota Duluth at Michigan Tech series:
Before you declare this series... Posted on 2/4/10 at 3:15 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Mining deaths reach record low
Mining deaths fell to an all-time low in 2009, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Adminstration.
Deaths at metal and nonmetal mine deaths register... Posted on 1/5/10 at 3:59 AM
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., the owners of Silver Bay’s Northshore Mining, announced Monday its plans to buy out partners for about $88 million and acquire full ownership of Wabush Mines, with taconite mining and pellet operations in Newfoundland, Labrador and Quebec.
Despite an unprecedented drop in demand from Allete’s largest customer — the mining industry — Don Shippar, CEO and chairman, put a brave face on his company’s future at an annual shareholders’ meeting Tuesday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.
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