Minnesota Lawmakers Introduce Anti-Copper Mining LegislationMinnesota lawmakers are ramping up efforts to prevent mining companies from gaining a foothold in Minnesota with legislation that aims to slow or ban copper-nickel mining on the Iron Range.
Minnesota Power Seeks To Test Heavy-Duty Electric Mine Trucks In The Iron RangeThey may not go from zero to 60 in less than three seconds like a Tesla, but enormous electric trucks are generating excitement on northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minntac To Lay Off 260 Workers Due To Slowed DemandMinntac is the largest taconite operation in the state with a capacity of 16 million tons of iron ore annually.
Canadian National Railway Pays $1.25M In 2016 Iron Range Wildfire SettlementCanadian National Railway has paid $1.25 million to settle damage caused by a 2016 wildfire that burned national forest land in northeastern Minnesota.
Merger Of 5 Community Colleges In Iron Range ApprovedThe new structure is expected to be in place by fall 2022.
US Steel Announces Layoffs At 2 Iron Range MinesU.S. Steel has eliminated several nonunion management jobs at two Iron Range mines as part of cost-cutting efforts, citing "challenging market conditions."
DNR: Zebra Mussels Discovered In Iron Range Mine PitThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is trying to figure out how damaging zebra mussels ended up in a mine pit on the Iron Range.
Iron Range Agency Worker Gets Retirement Money, Then ReturnsA month after collecting $166,000 in early retirement benefits from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, a veteran staffer is back at work there.
Former Minn. Rep. Tom Rukavina Laid To RestTom Rukavina, the longtime Minnesota lawmaker and Iron Ranger, was laid to rest Saturday in Virginia.
Former Lawmaker, Iron Range Leader Tom Rukavina Dies At 68Longtime Minnesota lawmaker and iron ranger Tom Rukavina died Monday after a battle with leukemia. He was 68.
Minnesota DNR Issues Permits For PolyMet MiningState regulators are giving the go-ahead to a controversial mining project near Minnesota's Iron Range. PolyMet Mining now has permission to move forward with a $1-billion copper-nickel mine.
Jason Voorhees Immortalized In Minnesota Lake; Freddy Krueger Could Be NextHalloween is less than a week away, and if you like being scared you may have grown up watching "Friday the 13th" movies -- the ones where Jason Voorhees wore that infamous hockey mask and terrorized camp counselors at Crystal Lake. Thanks to a Princeton man, Jason still lives at the bottom of a Minnesota lake.
Dayton Fires Back At Heated Mesabi Mining Town Hall Meeting"I've spent 40-plus years up here doing every g-- d--- thing I could to bring jobs to the Iron Range with one exception: Twin Metals," Dayton said.
Steelworkers Rally For Fair Contract On Iron RangeRallies in Virginia and Keewatin Thursday were among those that took place across the country.
Klobuchar Talks Gun Control With Iron Range HuntersSen. Klobuchar appeared on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning, and talked about meeting with gun owners on the Iron Range.