The final public hearing on draft permits for PolyMet’s proposed NorthMet mine attracted a large crowd in Duluth Thursday night. Some were concerned about the impact the mine would have on the people who depend on clean water downstream. Others support the mine because of the jobs they believe it will bring.
Candidates for MN governor answer questions about labor issues. Rep. Tina Liebling, Rep. Erin Murphy, State Auditor Rebecca Otto, and Congressman Tim Walz participate. Progressive policy leader Marcia Avner is the moderator.
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Tuesday's precinct caucuses brought a swift end to Rep. Paul Thissen's campaign for governor, but boosted several other candidates into the limelight.
Invoking Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's name, a coalition of groups across the country and in Minnesota is promising a massive wave of non-violent civil disobedience action this spring to fight a rise in racism and poverty.