Duluth News Tribune
Opinion: Karl Everett

We need mining for jobs and the economy in Minnesota. Mining continues to be one of the largest contributors to Northeastern Minnesota’s economy and directly employs thousands of men and women in high-paying jobs with medical benefits and supports additional people employed by vendors. Part of the direct impact to the economy includes taxes and royalties paid by the mining industry toward Minnesota’s education.

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