Mining search gets OK: Cabin owners lose mineral lease fight, for now
ST. PAUL - Gus and Amy Axelson brought their sons to the Minnesota Capitol as they fight the exploration for minerals under their northeastern Minnesota land.
"I brought them here to show you what this is all about," Mr. Axelson told the Minnesota Executive Council Thursday before it unanimously voted to allow four mining companies to explore for copper and nickel under privately owned land, including where the Axelson family owns a cabin.
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