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Couple’s foster care license is revoked

January 2, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

A Bovey couple’s child foster care license has been revoked after investigators determined the husband neglected a foster child while under the influence of alcohol, provided alcohol to a minor and fired a gun out the back door of their house while he was drunk.
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Virginia-based TriTec expands alongside taconite

December 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

If you thought the U.S. had abandoned all heavy manufacturing in
exchange for coffee shops, boutiques and pet salons, a visit to TriTec should change your mind. Continue Reading

Minnesota takes in record revenue from mineral leases in 2012

December 28, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reporting a record $51 million in revenue in 2012 from mineral leases on state lands, up 44 percent from what had been a record last year at $35.5 million.
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John Canelake, 1920-2012: Famed Virginia candy shop owner dies after short illness

December 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Twin sisters and shop owners Pamela Matson and Patricia Canelake mused Wednesday that their father died that day for a reason. He wouldn’t have wanted to interrupt their candy making.
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Excelsior buys 240 acres for power plant

December 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

With its purchase of 240 acres of land Wednesday morning, Excelsior Energy kept alive its plans to build a new power plant on the northern outskirts of Taconite.
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Excelsior buys land to keep Iron Range power plant dream alive

December 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

In all, 320 acres of land were offered for sale at an Itasca County Sheriff’s auction Wednesday, and much of that property was located within the bounds of a project site plan already approved by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Continue Reading

Key land auction for Excelsior Energy slated for today

December 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The prospect of Excelsior Energy successfully realizing its beleaguered plans to build a power plant on the outskirts of the tiny Iron Range community of Taconite, population 360, grew even murkier this week.
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The gift of potica: Range business gives Slovak pastry to military members free of charge

December 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

AURORA Andrej’s European Pastry owners Ján and Jean Gadzo have left many people speechless during the past decade.
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St. Louis County Board County wants to tweak BWCAW land swap

December 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The St. Louis County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution Tuesday supporting a land swap between the federal and state governments for 86,000 acres in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. But the board doesn’t necessarily like the land swap bill that outgoing U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack passed through the House in September. Continue Reading

Essar Steel Minnesota gets another loan extension

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Thursday agreed to extend the payback period on a $6.7 million loan to Essar Steel Minnesota by nearly two years.
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