Two state legislators unveiled a bill to reduce local governments’ power to regulate local mines.
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There’s a slab of limestone jutting out from the trail where Riley and I stop on our walks. The horizontal seat protrudes from the land like a…
If Gogebic Taconite is allowed to build its 4 1/2-mile-long open-pit iron mine on the crest of a forested ridge above this community, a landscape that is very much a part of the region's life and lore would be changed forever.
A four-mile-long, open pit iron ore mine proposed by Gogebic Taconite in northern Wisconsin has residents of Ashland and Iron Counties weighin…
For many in this small city, the $1.5-billion iron ore mine proposed in Ashland and Iron counties by Gogebic Taconite offer a tantalizing way out of a long economic decline in Wisconsin's northern counties that has seen incomes shrink and once-thriving communities become all but ghost towns.
Companies explore three other sites.