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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.


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The backer of an underwater hotel in Lake Superior has been accused of bilking a widow with the promise of gold bars in a cave if he could just get enough money to hire a geologist to retrieve them.
The 300-mile race will begin in Duluth on Sunday and end in Grand Portage on Tuesday.
Last year, the administration initiated a mineral withdrawal for the same watershed as the Boundary Waters.
The agency said Enbridge deviated from its plans and dug too deep. It's referred the matter to the Clearwater County attorney for criminal prosecution.
The project is 90% complete.
The decision lets a lower court's ruling stand.
Near-critical fire weather prompted 159 more evacuations in northeastern Minnesota on Monday.
Band leadership hopes it's the beginning of even deeper ways for them to experience their traditional cultural land.
Northern Minnesota officials urged the city to cancel next week's "Water is Life: Stop Line 3" concert because the group hosting it has supported protests in their communities.
The book details a changing industry and the Latvala family's journey through it.