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Auditor’s Race To Test Democratic Allegiances

A suddenly competitive primary for state auditor has some top Minnesota Democrats rallying behind two-term incumbent Rebecca Otto while others aren’t ready to discount Matt Entenza, the former state legislator who has statewide campaign experience.

06/04/2014

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Opposing Sides Converge At Iron Range Copper Mine Meeting

About 1,500 people turned out Thursday night to weigh in on what Minnesota’s first copper mine could mean for their water and air. The DNR has spent the last five years studying what PolyMet’s proposal could mean for the environment on the Iron Range. A crowd packed the convention center in Duluth. The building, which is usually home to concerts and hockey games, turned into the place Barb Crow came to join a polarizing debate.

01/16/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Alpine Village On The Iron Range

Knowing how to yodel is not required when you visit Biwabik, but you might be inspired to try. It’s a Northwoods town with a Bavarian personality.

12/01/2013

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11-26-13 Vikings Stadium Deal On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Why are Iron Rangers upset with the Vikings Stadium project? Listen to Dave and Brian.

11/26/2013

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Minn. Vikings Stadium Developers Detail Steel Buy

Minnesota stadium developers are providing a fuller accounting of their upcoming steel purchase after word of foreign imports caused concern on the state’s Iron Range.

11/25/2013

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Minn. Maids To Compete In Housekeeping Olympics

Iron Range’s top maids will get a chance to “fold for the gold” when they compete in the upcoming Housekeeping Olympics. Teams from hotels and motels across the Iron Range will compete Monday at the Fortune Bay Resort Casino in Tower. Events include folding linen, stacking laundry and making beds.

09/14/2013

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LGBT Expo Shows Boom Coming To Minn. Wedding Business

The first legalized marriages between people of the same sex in Minnesota are now less than two weeks away.

07/21/2013

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Skeletal Remains Found In Iron Range ID’d, Cause Of Death Still Unknown

The St. Louis County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the skeletal remains of a 56-year-old man whose body was found on the Iron Range in early May.

06/07/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Driving Off-Road In The Iron Range

If you’re looking to blow off a little steam, it helps to let out a little air.
Pressing on the valve stem of his Jeep’s tires, Lynn McCann says that letting out pressure help’s his Jeep gain traction.

06/04/2013

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Cliffs Ready To Produce New Kind Of Iron Pellet

Cliffs Natural Resources says it’s ready to produce a new kind of iron ore pellet in Minnesota that could potentially open new markets.

04/26/2013

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Findings Mixed In Iron Range Lung Cancer Study

University of Minnesota researchers say taconite workers face an increased risk of a rare form of lung cancer, and it’s higher the longer they’re on the job. But they can’t say for certain if dust from the state’s iron mining and processing operations causes it.

04/12/2013

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Dayton Focuses On Mining With Visit To Iron Range

Gov. Mark Dayton heads to Minnesota’s Iron Range Wednesday to focus on the mining industry as part of a statewide jobs tour.

10/03/2012

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Nolan Backed By Steelworkers Union In Minn.’s 8th

Democrat Rick Nolan has won the backing of the steelworkers union on the Iron Range as he tries to unseat Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack in northeastern Minnesota.

09/26/2012

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Minn., Mich. Miners Await Word On Contract Talks

Five taconite mines on Minnesota’s Iron Range and two in Michigan could shut down at midnight Friday if the plants’ owners and the United Steelworkers union don’t agree on new contracts.

08/30/2012

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Steelworkers At 2 Iron Range Mines Could Go On Strike

Steelworkers at two taconite mines on the Iron Range are getting ready to strike Wednesday morning.

08/29/2012

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