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May 11, 2015
Man charged in beating death on Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- An Iron Range man was charged Monday with a brutal beating that left a man described as his "best friend" dead at a residence here last week. Michael Henry Richard Daufelt, 39, was charged in State District Court with second-degree murder. Authorities said...
May 11, 2015 - 5:45pm
April 24, 2015
Chisholm man pleads guilty to stabbing dog
A Chisholm man admitted Thursday to stabbing his ex-girlfriend's dog to death. Sethe Henry Joseph Morey, 31, pleaded guilty in State District Court in Hibbing to a charge of torture or cruelty to a pet or companion animal. Judge David Ackerson ordered an investigation...
April 24, 2015 - 11:24am
March 31, 2015
Minntac to slow production, 700 layoffs expected: Rapid downfall of domestic steel, iron ore industries hits Iron Range hard.
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. -- The string of bad economic news on the Iron Range compounded Tuesday when U.S. Steel announced that it will dramatically...
March 31, 2015 - 6:45pm
March 23, 2015
One hurt in Iron Range police chase
A 25-year-old driver was seriously injured after fleeing police in a chase that reached 122 mph Saturday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Grace C. Robia of Pinewood, Minn., was airlifted to St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth after Robia fled troopers attempting...
March 23, 2015 - 9:21am
December 30, 2013
MSU Mankato to offer nursing program on Range
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State University, Mankato, will start offering online courses this spring to help nursing students on the Iron Range complete their four-year registered nurse degrees at home. Hibbing Community College offers a two-year nursing program, but the...
December 30, 2013 - 11:52am
December 17, 2013
Taconite future looking bright in 2014, 2015
Minnesota’s taconite iron ore producers will make less product in 2013 than they did in 2012, but the downturn looks to be brief. It appears 2013 will end up with about 38.9 million tons produced and shipped from the Iron Range, according to state estimates. That’s down about...
December 17, 2013 - 9:17am
November 25, 2013
Minn. Vikings stadium developers detail steel buy
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota stadium developers are providing a fuller accounting of their upcoming steel purchase after word of foreign imports caused concern on the state's Iron Range. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said Monday that only a fifth of the 18,000...
November 25, 2013 - 2:17pm
October 17, 2013
Operations resuming at Minntac following accident
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. (AP) — Operations are resuming at the Iron Range's largest iron ore operation following an electrical accident. A Minntac worker suffered serious injuries in a small explosion at the taconite plant in Mountain Iron Wednesday. Family members say 52-year-old...
October 17, 2013 - 11:12am
August 23, 2013
PolyMet environmental review to be made public in November
Forum News Service The long-awaited revised environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mining project will be made public Nov. 24, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The 1,800-page Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a detailed...
August 23, 2013 - 3:24pm
June 10, 2013
Remains found in old Iron Range mine identified
McKINLEY, Minn. -- The skeletal remains found May 11 in an old iron ore mine dump near McKinley have been officially identified as a former New York man. The St. Louis County Medical Examiner used dental records to identify 56-year-old Barnabas R. Kalina Jr. The St. Louis County...
June 10, 2013 - 9:27am
November 21, 2012
Rukavina roasted, regaled at event honoring retiring state lawmaker
By John Myers. Forum Communications MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. — More than 400 people crammed into the Community Center here Monday night to munch on brats and Polish sausage, sip beer and tell stories about retiring state Rep. Tom Rukavina, most of which were probably true. “My mother...
November 21, 2012 - 12:12am
November 15, 2012
Canada-U.S. group sets meeting on mining
VIRGINIA, Minn. — The Lake Superior Binational Forum will hold its third and final public meeting on mining in the region on March 15 in Virginia. The event, called “The Impacts of Nonferrous Mining in the Lake Superior Basin,” is open to the public and free. It will be held...
November 15, 2012 - 10:42pm