Iron Range

Charlotte Tomassoni

Iron Range senator's wife charged with domestic assault

Sen. Tomassoni said he didn't think he'd be able to defend himself due to his ALS diagnosis.

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Five arrested in connection to meth operation on the Iron Range

They were arrested on pending charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

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New $440M wood manufacturing plant to be built on Iron Range

A $15 million forgivable state loan for the project was approved Monday.

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Mesabi Metallics sues DNR for terminating lease at unfinished Iron Range mine

The Minnesota DNR terminated the lease after Mesabi Metallics failed to pay a $200 million lease requirement by May 1.

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2 newborn deer rescued from sinkhole on the Iron Range

Firefighters rescued the deer and returned them to their mom.

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40-year-old Iron Range man arrested in fatal stabbing

He's suspected of stabbing a woman in his apartment.

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Boy, 5, dies in fall at northern Minnesota mine pit

The boy fell approximately 70 feet, according to police.

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Iron Range newspaper legend dies, remembered for his dedication to journalism

Bill Hanna was the longtime editor of the Mesabi Daily News.

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35 arrested following months-long drug investigation

Duluth police worked with multiple jurisdictions across the state to dismantle a regional drug trafficking organization.

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President Trump visits Mankato, here's what he said

The president gave a lengthy address in southeastern Minnesota.

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'I was forced to apologize' says candidate who likened mask rule to Holocaust

The House candidate shared a meme comparing mask mandates to the persecution of Jewish people.

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Two Iron Range newspapers to merge into one

The merger will make it the only daily print paper in northern Minnesota.

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Economic toll of COVID-19 leads to significant layoffs on the Iron Range

Statewide, around 500,000 workers have applied for unemployment since March 16.

Second suspect in Iron Range homicide sentenced to prison

He was convicted in connection with Joshua LaValley's murder.

Court orders inquiry into PolyMet mining project permit

The Minnesota Court of Appeals found "irregularities" in comments submitted by the EPA.

Joe Radinovich

DFLer resigns from state post after claims of 'crony hiring'

Joe Radinovich announced his resignation from the IRRRB Thursday.

Joe Radinovich

Gov. Walz changes policy after allegation of 'crony hiring' in Iron Range

DFLer Joe Radinovich was hired by the Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation.

PolyMet gets final permit for controversial NorthMet mine

This decision clears the way for the project's construction.

DNR gives green light to PolyMet mine in northeast Minnesota

The project is opposed by eco-groups over pollution fears..

Harvard study: Protecting BWCA is better for economy than mining

The area would make more money from tourism in the long-term, it says.