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Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • VIDEO: Finding Minnesota: The ‘Grand Canyon Of The North’

    by Mike Binkley, WCCO, May 31, 2015 This year, thousands will take a side trip to a giant hole in the ground in northern Minnesota that locals like to call “the GrandCanyon  of the North.” It’s not a natural wonder. It’s a panoramic collection of cliffs, ridges and valleys that have all been carved up…

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  • U.S. Auto Sales Speed Toward 17 Million

    by Anne Steele, Wall Street Journal, May 30, 2015 Hot sales in May could put the U.S. auto industry well on its way to delivering 17 million new vehicles this year—a level unseen since 2001. On Tuesday, auto makers are expected to report May sales, and analysts are forecasting 1.59 million vehicles for the month….

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  • North Shore’s ‘Black Beach’ to open to public by Memorial Day

    by Ken Vogel, Lake County News-Chronicle, May 16, 2015 “Black Beach” in Silver Bay is slated to open Memorial Day weekend, and a campground at the beach is in the works. On Monday, the Silver Bay City Council passed a resolution accepting a grant from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board for the initial…

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  • Mining lessons for merit badges

    By Kelly Grinsteinner, Hibbing Daily Tribune, May 14, 2015 When Geologist Frank Pezzutto asked the dozen or so Boy Scouts what gypsum crystals are used for in our everyday life, all but one stood there in Minnesota Discovery Center’s Hall of Geology baffled. “Sheet rock,” yelled one of the scouts. And he was right. For the…

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