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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

The administration is bringing back an Obama-era decision, later reversed by Trump, that bans new mineral leases on 225,500 acres of the Superior National Forest for the next two decades.
The company reached an agreement with clean energy groups just before their plan goes in front of state regulators.
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.
The company behind the long-stalled and half-built iron ore mine and processing facility near Nashwauk failed to make a $200 million payment in a last-chance requirement set by the DNR.
The Republican and former Duluth police officer said the package of bills was only a political play by Democrats approaching the midterm elections.
A new law makes thousands of dollars in incentives available for home energy upgrades.
The Republican congressman is the first to opt out of participating in the forum's 12-year history.
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.