Iron Range

  • Iron Range lawmakers say Highway 53 relocation project moving forward, despite delays

    Sunday, Sep 14 at 9:32 PM

    Virginia, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Iron Range lawmakers say, despite delays, they hope to have a final route selected by next year.

  • Gov. Dayton, Rep. Nolan join U-Tac employees on Iron Range to celebrate 50-year anniversary

    Eveleth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- United Taconite, in Eveleth, is celebrating its 50–year anniversary by reflecting on the decades of boom and bust the business has gone through, and thanking the public and lawmakers for not turning their backs on Iron Range mines. On Sunday Governor Mark Dayton and US Congressman Rick Nolan were among those who joined U–Tac employees to discuss the next 50 years of mining in the region.

  • Chisolm man dies after he, passenger thrown from motorcycle

    Chisolm, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A Chisolm man has died Saturday morning after the motorcycle he was driving left the highway, and threw him and his passenger from the bike.

  • Over 100 Iron Range soldiers redeploying back to U.S. from Romania

    Iron Range, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- More than 140 soldiers from the Iron Range were among the troops redeploying back to the U.S. Saturday from M.K. Air Base in Romania.

  • Zebra mussels invading northwestern Minnesota waters

    Bemidji, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Cass Lake in northwestern Minnesota; the first adult specimens to be discovered in the Bemidji area.

  • MN PUC takes up Sandpiper Pipeline proposal

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- After hours of deliberation, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission made the decision Thursday afternoon to go forward with an environmental review of six of eight alternative routes for Enbridge's proposed Sandpiper Pipeline. Along with that, the PUC has requested the company to provide a certificate of need for the pipeline before the route permitting process.

  • Federal permit allows Minntac to expand

    Mountain Iron, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minntac will now be able to expand operations at its mine in Mountain Iron.

  • Minnesota homeowners could be eligible for credit refund

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- An often over-looked source of relief could soon come to Minnesota homeowners.

  • St. Louis County Board recognized for use of inovative technology

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- The Saint Louis County board honored 20 county employees on Tuesday for using innovative technology. County officials were award for the county's use of its Geographic Information System (GIS) technology earlier this summer. The online program provides land record documents at the click of a mouse.

  • Iron Range police and public on look-out for fake cop

    Hibbing, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Iron Range police departments are on the look-out for a person who may be impersonating a police officer. In many neighborhoods around the Northland, kids can be seeing playing in the streets with their friends after school.

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