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Poor weather holds down Northeastern Minnesota deer harvest

November 14, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The firearms deer harvest in Northeastern Minnesota was down 14 percent compared to last year after the first 10 days of the season.
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Minnesota Northeast Wolf Zone to close for hunting Thursday

November 14, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

By mid-day today, hunters had killed 57 wolves in the Northeast Wolf Zone, one short of the harvest quota of 58 wolves. Continue Reading

Minnesota Supreme Court denies Fosle’s bid to get on the ballot

October 10, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Minnesota Supreme Court today denied Jay Fosle’s request to be listed on the ballot and clarified an earlier ruling ordering Erik Simonson’s name to be on the ballot as the DFL Party candidate. Continue Reading

Dayton says he will send Northland disaster request to Obama today

June 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Gov. Mark Dayton also said he will call a special session of the Legislature, though he didn’t specify when. Continue Reading

Dayton to hire Minnesota mining coordinator

September 19, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

The mining coordinator will offer a single and first point of contact for industry officials and others seeking answers to questions on state regulations and state involvement in both taconite and copper-nickel mining projects. Continue Reading

State approves license for Lake County fiber project

September 9, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

The fiber optic project, set to begin construction in January with the running of lines on poles in larger cities like Silver Bay, Two Harbors, and Ely, would cover every home in the county now served by electrical service and those in eastern St. Louis County. Continue Reading

Shutdown imperils more than 2,000 Northland jobs

June 30, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

As many as 2,160 people in the Northland will be out of work starting Friday if the state of Minnesota shuts down, said Drew Digby, regional employment analyst for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Continue Reading