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  • Keep American iron and steel strong

    by Lee Bloomquist for the Mesabi Daily News “They poured the sweat from their brows and the love from their souls to support their families. And they love their country. “ It’s the voice of President Donald Trump. It’s the voice of President Trump speaking about America’s steelworkers in a new iron and steel industry…

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  • Bridge View Park Showcases Post-Mining Land Use

    by Minnesota AgConnection Bridge View Park opened last month offering one of the few places that Minnesota’s tallest bridge can be viewed in its entirety. Located on the Mesabi Trail less than a mile south of East Chestnut Street in the City of Virginia, the park reveals a spectacular view of the 204-foot Highway 53…

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  • Bruce Mine Park gets its start: Site part of Iron Range history

    by Marie Tolonen, Chisholm Tribune Press More than a dozen golden shovels turned the first materials at the future location of Bruce Mine Park on Tuesday. A groundbreaking ceremony at the site was attended by an estimated 55 or so people, including elected officials from the City of Chisholm, State of Minnesota, St. Louis County…

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  • ‘The lifeblood’: On the Iron Range, small businesses build off mining’s success

    by Greg Aamot, MinnPost Art Lind has been involved in the mining industry in various capacities since the early 1960s, when he went to work for a company that repaired conveyor belts used by the mines on the Iron Range. He once worked on a survey crew that laid out the foundations for two taconite…

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