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The Ashland County District Attorney says the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe has the right to survey land in the proposed mining area. This comes two months after mining company Gogebic Taconite sent Bad River a "cease and desist" letter to stay off that land.


The Oct. 16 letter from Ashland County District Attorney Kelly McKnight says the August letter to Bad River Chairman Mike Wiggins was wrong on all counts.

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