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Documents show controversy over Minnesota state auditor legislation

By Mike Kaszuba New documents show that Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and his staff were caught off guard last year on what was one of the legislative session’s final surprises – the attempt to curtail the duties of the state auditor. Documents obtained by Public Record Media indicate that the governor and his staff initially underestimated the impact […]

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PolyMet/NorthMet public comment hearing held in Duluth

An estimated 1300-1500 people were in attendance in Duluth on January 16 for the first of three state public hearings on the PolyMet company’s proposed NorthMet mine near Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota. Representatives from the Minnesota DNR, the US Forest Service, and the US Army Corps of Engineers were in attendance. The audience also included current […]

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