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Monday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

Pro-mining forces win battle, lose war in Otto challenge

Aaron J. Brown is an author and radio producer who teaches at Hibbing Community College.

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Related Topix: Hibbing, MN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chip Cravaack, Ely, MN, Hoyt Lakes, MN, Chisholm, MN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Mom says racial bullying pushed Coleraine teen to suicide

Isaiah Gatimu was the family handyman and gofer, a happy-go-lucky kid who helped out around the house and looked out for his single mom and his younger sister, Ashley.

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Related Topix: Coleraine, MN, Suicide

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Canadian mine disaster raises tough questions about Minnesota nonferrous mines

Aaron J. Brown is an author and radio producer who teaches at Hibbing Community College.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Hibbing, MN, Canada, Hoyt Lakes, MN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

TwinCities

Traveling pet zoo linked to E. coli

A traveling petting zoo from Itasca County voluntarily stopped its fair appearances for the rest of the month after being linked to an E. coli outbreak, the Minnesota Department of Health said.

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Related Topix: Bovey, MN, Nashwauk, MN, Carlton County, MN

Business North

Magnetation to build wash bay at Plant 2

The old red ore look so familIar across the West Range on vehicles and roads near Magnetation's plant operations may soon be partially mitigated.

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Related Topix: Taconite, MN

Business North

Itasca County launches broadband initiative

Officials in Itasca County are hoping to extend broadband Internet to every household.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Three Minnesotans killed in plane crash in Canada while on fishing trip

Police said search and rescue squads located a downed Cessna 182 - a small propeller plane - just after 4 p.m. Friday on Chappie Lake, south of Kenora, Ontario.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Canada, Grand Rapids, MN

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WDIO

3 Itasca County Residents Killed in Canadian Plane Crash

The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says they were told by the Ontario Provincial Police about the crash on Jappi Lake at 10 p.m. Canadian authorities identified the victims as 41-year-old Nickolas Ivar Rajala of Cohasset, 40-year-old Teresa Nicola Rajala of Cohasset, and Lynn Marie Bohanan of Grand Rapids.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Cohasset, MN, Grand Rapids, MN

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