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Two years ago, the United Taconite (UTAC) mine and processing plant were idled, along with about 50 percent of its Iron Range peers. A year later, a plan to re-start the UTAC facilities was unveiled. Today, the Eveleth mine and Forbes mill are bustling with activity.
FORBES — United Taconite is no longer a one-pellet plant.
While it’s true that only one pellet can be made at a time, employees there now make an iron ore pellet and the Mustang superflux pellet.
The audience numbered in the hundreds as people gathered in Evergreen Cemetery Monday to honor the lives of fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.
There was no rain, but the sky was overcast, giving a muted light to the wooden scaffold where the speakers addressed the crowd.
CASS LAKE -- U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan recently announced that Arnold Kingbird, a junior at Cass Lake Bena High School, is the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.
Kingbird’s artwork is titled “Modern Northwest Coast Designs.”
As president, Donald Trump has used his bully pulpit in expected ways — talking tough on topics like foreign relations, the travel ban, and repealing Obamacare.
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan today the reintroduction of his Restore Democracy legislation (H.Res. 343), a seven-point blueprint to address the public’s widespread dissatisfaction with our campaign system and Congress’s ineffectiveness.
Donald Trump’s many Russia-related scandals have raised the specter of impeachment this week, with a flurry of news
Congressman Rick Nolan was back in front of the International Trade Commission
Nolan, who previously testified on behalf of the currently in-place tariffs on illegally dumped steel, returned on Thursday to push the ITC toward a final decision on duties up to 209 percent on foreign steel rebar.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan testified before the International Trade Commission Thursday, to urge them to make a final affirmative determination on a petition to place duties on foreign steel rebar, a news release from Nolan's office said.
In another positive sign for Minnesota’s Iron Range, the parent company of United Taconite has started production at its new $75 million Mustang “superflux” pellet plant in Forbes, Minn.