Mesabi Daily News
Opinion: Al Hodnik (ALLETE)
Magnetation, ESSAR and PolyMet provide clear evidence of the enduring nature of our natural resource based economy. Yet neither of these projects, existing mines or any others that could come, can be taken for granted. LTV standing idle 13 years later reminds us of that.
For our mining economy to continue, the region must speak up loudly, clearly and in unison for our way of life.