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Tonight: Public meeting to talk about next steps in controversial mine project

There’s a big meeting Tuesday night on the Iron Range. It’s about the NorthMet Project – a copper-nickel mine proposed by PolyMet that has turned into a controversial, hot-button issue...

April 19, 2016


Medtronic’s Pill-Sized Pacemaker Wins FDA Approval

The world’s smallest pacemaker is officially on doctors’ shelves.

April 07, 2016

Essar Steel missed a $10M repayment, and the governor is 'disappointed'

Gov. Mark Dayton is calling Essar Steel Minnesota an untrustworthy partner after it failed to make a $10 million payment to Minnesota like it had promised. The governor and steel company made a...

April 06, 2016


Boston Scientific Halts Anti-Stroke Device Sales Over Embolism Concerns

The company’s next-generation Watchman device has led to six cases of heart blockages, one of which resulted in death.

April 06, 2016


The 5 Risks That Plague Stratasys

Competition is nipping at the company’s heels while the company faces legal troubles.

April 05, 2016


3M Lays Out 5-Year Growth Plan To Investors

The company also reaffirmed its 2016 full-year expectations of steady sales and earnings growth.

March 29, 2016

Legislature OKs benefits for mineworkers and business tax break – separately

After 16 days of haggling over an extension of unemployment benefits for Iron Range workers and a tax cut for businesses, Minnesota lawmakers overwhelmingly approved both on Thursday. All it took...

March 24, 2016

CEO: Eveleth mine to get $65 million upgrade when it reopens this year

One of Minnesota’s shuttered taconite mines will not only reopen this year, it will get a $65 million upgrade, too. That’s what the CEO of Cliffs Natural Resources told a meeting of...

March 23, 2016


Medtronic To Relocate Manufacturing Lines From Colorado R&D Plant

A spokesperson for Medtronic said there was no immediate impact to its workforce of roughly 1,700 employees at the Colorado facility.

March 23, 2016

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Bent Paddle Responds To Silver Bay Municipal Liquor Store Ban

The brewer riled many on the Iron Range for its opposition to copper-nickel mining projects.

March 22, 2016

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