Grand Rapids News


07/16/2018 09:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases 

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.-A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday, July 12, to ERP Iron Ore, Clarke's company that is trying to revive the bankrupt Magnetation operations in Grand Rapids after the company fell $34,200 behind in payments for five mineral leases near the Plant 4 site, according to Barb Naramore, an assistant commissioner with the DNR.


07/13/2018 03:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota's best bike trail takes riders on a tour of the Iron Range 

By Day 2 and about Mile 69 of our bike ride up the Mesabi Trail , my friend Jim and I had already experienced a scenic overload. But when we hit the brand-new Hwy.


07/09/2018 01:00 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Blandin Foundation awards $3.3 million in grants, names new trustees 

Trustees of Blandin Foundation elected three new board members and approved 48 grants totaling $3,282,607 during their quarterly meeting on Monday, June 25 in Grand Rapids. Brian Nicklason, chair of the Foundation's board of trustees, announced that three Itasca County residents will join the Foundation's 12-member board in January 2019: Peter Birkey, Laura Connelly and Kayla Schubert-Aubid.


07/01/2018 03:22 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake Country Power Crews Continue Outage Restoration Work 

Grand Rapids, MN Lake Country Power line crews resumed outage restoration work Sunday morning, following a couple severe summer storms. Line crews will be working throughout the northern locations of the co-op's service area to restore service for more than 2,400 affected members.


06/30/2018 07:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
The Latest: Los Angeles rally draws celebrities, politicians 

Some of ... . A young child holds a sign during the rally to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies Saturday, June 30, 2018, in New York, New York.


06/30/2018 02:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
The Latest: Teen shot by cop showed hands, had no gun: DA 

Rose was fatally shot by a police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop June 19, in the suburb of Eas... . Kyle Fogarty shows the program for the funeral for Antwon Rose Jr. on Monday, June 25, 2018, in Swissvale, Pa.