30 Jul 2013
July 30, 2013

Twin Metals Minnesota: Building the State’s Mining Future

July 30, 2013

Mesabi Daily News 

Just over 150 years ago, people came to northern Minnesota in search of gold.

Instead, they found a more enduring, but no less valuable resource — iron ore.

The rest, of course, is history — Minnesota history shaped by generations of entrepreneurial, daring and hard-working “Iron Rangers.”

Good paying jobs, the ability to raise a family, vibrant communities, quality education and stewardship of the wilderness and environment — these are the past and present values and aspirations that define more than a century of mining throughout Minnesota’s Iron Range.

Read more: http://www.virginiamn.com/mine/article_1dad37ae-f95d-11e2-8a48-0019bb2963f4.html