Minn. Asking Feds For More Relief For Laid-Off Iron Range WorkersGov. Mark Dayton and key members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to expedite approval of extended unemployment benefits for workers laid off from companies that serve iron mining industry.
Sheriff: St. Louis Co. Man Killed In ATV AccidentA 54-year-old man was killed Friday night in an ATV accident in St. Louis County. The sheriff's office says deputies responded to the 3400 block of Mobraten Drive in Clinton Township just after 9 p.m., where they found 53-year-old Frank Kalata, who had lost control of his ATV and rolled it.
Magnetation Warns Of Layoffs At Bovey PlantAnother batch of worrisome taconite industry news is hitting Minnesota's Iron Range.
Walgreens Recalls Line Of Women's MultivitaminsA line of women's multi-vitamins are being recalled by Walgreens because they pose danger to children.
Man, 21, Charged With Creating Child PornographyA 21-year-old man is facing child pornography charges after allegedly producing pornographic photos in his house. Sean Penoncello, of Iron, has been charged with one count of production of child pornography.
Lawsuit: MN House Candidate Saws Neighbor's Garage In HalfA Minnesota House candidate is being sued in civil court after cutting his neighbor's garage in half in a property dispute. A lawsuit filed by Mark Besemann, of Iron, against Roger Weber, a Nashwauk Republican, asks for $20,000 in damages to the garage and $20,000 in punitive damages.
Artists Salute ‘U’ Professor At 45th Minn. Iron Pour Piles of old, rusty radiators that lay outside a University of Minnesota building will soon become works of art. The Minnesota Iron Pour has been creating castings for 45 years. The creations start in a cupola, where iron pieces are heated up to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Professor Wayne Potratz.
Keep V-Day Weekend Hot At Franconia Iron PourYou likely bought or got roses and chocolates this Valentine's Day. What can you do to make the weekend particularly memorable for your sweetheart? On Saturday, the Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minn. is offering a unique, alternative option.
Protesters Confront Mining Co. At Wisconsin Site A company looking to dig a huge iron mine just south of Lake Superior is having problems with protesters.
Charges: Mom Burned Son's Face With Iron For Being 'Bad'The mother of a 7-year-old boy has been charged after police say she burned her son's face with an iron.
Cliffs Cutting Iron Production, Affecting 625 JobsAbout 625 people will be laid off when Cliffs Natural Resources idles a Michigan mine and cuts production at a Minnesota operation due to declining demand for iron ore, the company announced Monday.
Young Hunter Shot In Knee During Canoe AccidentAn Eveleth teen was accidently shot by his brother while duck hunting in a canoe Saturday morning.