Iron Range

  • Federal Court: Wolf hunting in the Great Lakes region must end immediately

    Yesterday at 4:02 PM

    Washington, D.C. ( - Sport hunting and trapping of wolves in the Great Lakes region must end immediately, a federal District Court has ruled.

  • 61 acres protected in Voyagers National Park

    Duluth, MN ( --- This week, 61 acres were permanently protected within Voyagers National Park.

  • MNsure extends deadline

    Duluth, MN ( --- The previous deadline of Dec. 15 to enroll in MNsure coverage has been extended to 12 p.m. on Dec. 31.

  • ALLETE Clean Energy adds another wind generation facility

    Duluth, MN ( --- ALLETE Clean Energy, has purchased another wind generation facility adding 108 megawatts to its growing renewable energy portfolio.

  • MN Power executive shares rail congestion concerns in Washington D.C.

    Washington, D.C. ( - Minnesota Power's Executive Vice President was part of a congressional panel Thursday morning dealing with railroad congestion affecting coal delivery.

  • November unemployment numbers for MN and WI

    Duluth, MN ( --- Unemployment levels in Minnesota and Wisconsin continue to decline. The unemployment rate has dropped to three point seven percent in Minnesota, down from three point nine percent in October according to the Department of Employment and Economic Development.

  • IRRRB approves trust fund protection plan

    Eveleth, MN ( - A rainy day fund for the Iron Range now has an added layer of security. The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board gave the greenlight Thursday in order to protect and preserve the multi-million dollar nest egg.

  • Juvenile faces attempted murder charge in Grand Rapids stabbing incident

    Grand Rapids, MN ( --- A juvenile pleaded guilty to assault, but not attempted murder, in Itasca County Court on Thursday in relation to a stabbing in Grand Rapids on Sept. 6.

  • Homicide charges dropped

    Sawyer County ( --- First–degree murder charges against a Wisconsin man, in the death of his wife, have been dropped.

  • Serial vehicle robber sentenced

    Duluth, MN ( --- A serial vehicle robber has been sentenced to more than two years in jail for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and for receiving stolen property.

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