A group of parents from the Iron Range are suing the Rock Ridge schools for enacting a mask mandate. According to a report from the Star Tribune, 280 parents are involved.Read More
Six Democratic mayors from Minnesota’s Iron Range presented a letter in support of President Donald Trump during Vice President Mike Pence’s Duluth visit on Friday. They announced their support after presidential candidate Joe Biden shared his plans to campaign in Minnesota and other battleground states.
“Today, we don’t recognize the Democratic Party. It has been moved so far to the left it can no longer claim to be advocates of the working class,” wrote the mayors. “Lifelong politicians like Joe Biden are out of touch with the working class, out of touch with what the country needs, and out of touch with those of us here on the Iron Range and in small towns like ours across the nation.”Read More
A group of 70 Minnesota lawmakers have issued a letter to Gov. Tim Walz in support of PolyMet’s efforts to open the state’s first copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota.Read More
Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN-08) introduced his first bill Monday in an effort to provide “legal certainty” to PolyMet Mining’s proposed copper-nickel mine in Stauber’s district. “This bipartisan legislation provides legal certainty by codifying the land exchange between PolyMet Mining, Inc. and the U.S. Forest Service into statute. The legislation will…Read More
Gov. Mark Dayton lashed out at constituents Monday night during a town hall meeting on the Iron Range to discuss a controversial mining project in the region. At the center of the Monday night’s discussion was a mining site previously owned by Essar Steel that was opened up for bidding…Read More