President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for six northern Wisconsin counties affected by flash flooding in June.
Standing in front of a giant crusher from one of northern Minnesota's taconite mines, Vice President Mike Pence touted the Trump administration's tax policies, rolling back of red tape, and tariffs on imported aluminum and steel as ways of helping to revive northeast Minnesota's mining industry.
Seven Duluth policymakers are calling on U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to resign from Congress in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against a former staffer in his office.
Thursday's rain forecast across Minnesota was not welcome news in some parts of the state — namely the areas of southwest and east-central Minnesota that have experienced major flooding this summer.
Most efforts to reduce chloride levels in Minnesota lakes and rivers have focused on salt used to keep roads and highways clear of ice.