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Jimmy Lovrien

Energy, mining and 8th Congressional District reporter

Jimmy Lovrien covers energy, mining and the 8th Congressional District for the Duluth News Tribune. He was an intern at the paper in the summer of 2015 and was hired full time in fall 2017 after graduating from the College of St. Scholastica.

Email: jlovrien@duluthnews.com

Phone: 218-723-5332

Still in business today, 140-year-old Storey Taxidermy in Duluth was founded by a "chiropractor" who peddled quackery.
The plan would move processing facilities and tailings storage away from Talon’s proposed underground mine near Tamarack and into North Dakota.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will receive almost $1.5 million.
A new law makes thousands of dollars in incentives available for home energy upgrades.
Radar tracks put Michael Bratlie, an experienced military and commercial pilot, just past Two Harbors, Minnesota, in his two-engine plane. There the flight path ended, drawing exhaustive searches of Lake Superior and the thick woods and rugged terrain on shore.
The company and its supporters want an environmental review of its project, not a blanket ban or study on hypothetical projects within the watershed.
Tomassoni, an independent lawmaker from Chisholm, was first elected to the Minnesota Legislature in 1992. He revealed his diagnosis with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, in 2021, and continued to serve as a senator.
The third edition of "Rock Climbing Minnesota" details more than 1,100 routes and includes more voices in each description and more photos of women, people of color and LGBTQ climbers.
The transmission line is aimed at bolstering grid reliability as renewable energy replaces traditional coal-fired plants. It was one of 18 projects approved by the region's grid operator Monday.
The study will inform the federal government on whether to place a 20-year ban on that type of mining in the watershed.