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No One Celebrates The 4th of July Like The Iron Range
I grew up on the range, right on Main Street in Biwabik, MN.  There were two holidays that really got you excited as a kid.  One was obviously Christmas, and the next was Independence Day.  I thought that everywhere celebrated The 4th of July like we did.  It wasn't until I …
Have You Ever Tried Ham Salad Spread?
Not a lot of people I know have tried Ham Salad Spread, but it was a pretty common thing for me growing up on the range.   It actually has been referred to as Funeral Spread before as well.   Not because it kills you, but because odds are if you were at a funeral on the Iron Rang…
Locally Sourcing Your Thanksgiving Meal In Duluth-Superior
Forget the fact that locally-sourced meals have become all the rage;  truth be told - food is just simply better tasting and better for you when it comes from a local farm.  The carrot that comes from the ground in Lakewood Township trumps the one that spent two weeks on a train coming from Argentin…
Here's What Iron Range Solidarity Looks Like
Yesterday in Virginia, MN miners, their families, retirees, community leaders, and other unions marched together in the Solidarity in Steel Rally and March.  Roughly 2,000 people participated in their "Fair Contract Now" fight.
Watch Two Semitrucks Drive Side By Side Sharing The Same Load
This was a first for me, and I saw it this weekend on the Iron Range.  State Patrol cars came down the highway and were actually driving in the opposite lane, forcing the traffic off the road completely.  Then, the semi trailers appeared driving side by side, on the back was a large piece …

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