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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Recommends Preferred Highway 53 Relocation Route

The E-2 Route appears to be the winner - as officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation made their announcement of which proposed roadway they would support for the Highway 53 Relocation Project.

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John Moore;
John Moore;
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IRRRB Commissioner Tony Sertich To Step Down

It looks like there'll be a change at the helm of one of Northern Minnesota's infamous government agencies.

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Andrey Semenov;
Andrey Semenov;
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How Important Is Railroad Transportation To The State Of Minnesota? Officials Solicit Public Input For The 2015 Minnesota State Rail Plan

You can make a difference!

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John Moore via Getty
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HibTac To Start Trucking Taconite Pellets To Superior Dock; One Hundred Trucks A Day Will Replace Rail As Cliffs Natural Resources Method Of Transportation

Get ready to see a lot of taconite pellets over the next few months.  Cliffs Natural Resources, which operates HibTac on the Iron Range announced that they will begin shipping their taconite pellets to the Allouez Dock in Superior by truck.  An estimated 100 trucks  a day - operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week will replace train cars, the usual method of shipping these pellets.

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Michael Shake;
Michael Shake;
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ElyTo See Major Road Work In 2015; Public Meeting Will Highlight The Plans On October 14

Saint Louis County Public Works is looking ahead to road construction projects planned for the summer of 2015 season. One of those projects is the reconstruction of 8th Avenue in Ely, between James Street and Camp Street.  A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 14, at 6 PM at the Pioneer Apartment complex, 114 North 8th Avenue in Ely. Public Works engineers will present information on what’s being planned, as well as the expected work schedule.

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Joe Raedle via Getty
Joe Raedle via Getty
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Echo Trail To Close For Culvert Replacement October 1

Drivers along Minnesota's North Shore and the Iron Range should be aware of a culvert replacement that will close one of the state's iconic roadways.

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via TSM Media Center (no author listed)
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Make Your Voice Heard; Minnesota Department Of Transportation To Hold Meeting To Discuss The Highway 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction Project

There's an important meeting coming up on Friday, October 10 that you'll want to be a part of - especially if you have interests on the Iron Range near Ely.

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Andrey Semenov
Andrey Semenov
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Testing Begins At Rouchleau Pit In Virginia As Part Of Highway 53 Reroute Project; Tests Will Help State Determine Where Alternate Route Should Go

A foundations testing project will begin in the Rouchleau Pit this week. The first stage of work will be to improve the access road used to bring in the larger equipment that will be needed in the pit. This road will take one to two weeks to construct.

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China Photos via Getty
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Minntac Receives Permits Needed For Expansion; Plans Will Extend Life Of Mine By Almost 20 Years

Good news for U.S. Steel and the Iron Range:  The US Army Corps of Engineers has approved the final permits the mine needs for their proposed expansion plans.

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Highway 73 To Close Near Cromwell – August 19-21

Highway 73 in Cromwell will close from Tuesday, August 19 to Thursday, August 21 while a new railroad crossing system is being installed. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has requested the closure and is funding the improvements.

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By: Jason Merritt
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By: Jason Merritt Getty Images Entertainment
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Start Your Acting Career Now, New Film Being Made On The Iron Range

Think you have the chops to become an actor, or do you have stage experience and want to branch out, to eventually direct? (That's an old actor's joke) A new film named "Sdanka’s War" is being filmed in the next couple of weeks and they need actors and

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Meadowlands Resurfacing Project To Close Highway 133 Starting July 14

A road resurfacing project is expected to close a highway near Meadowlands for three weeks starting Monday, July 14.

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