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Two Harbors would lose seat in new makeup of IRRRB

February 21, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A bill sitting on Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk that would change the configuration of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board a body that oversees $30 million geared toward growing businesses in northeastern Minnesota has drawn the ire of some Lake County officials who say it would weaken the area’s influence on the board. Continue Reading

Essar Steel Minnesota gets another loan extension

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Thursday agreed to extend the payback period on a $6.7 million loan to Essar Steel Minnesota by nearly two years.
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IRRRB approves rebates for taconite plants

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Thursday approved more than $9 million in taconite tax rebates to mining companies as part of a longstanding program to encourage reinvestment and improvements.
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IRRRB aims to attract films to Range in 2013

December 11, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board on Thursday will be asked to approve financial incentives to movie producers willing to shoot their films in Northeastern Minnesota. Continue Reading

Canoeing to the capitol

September 21, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

On Friday a contingent that calls itself the Precious Waters Flotilla and includes Lake County residents, will embark on a one-month journey, by canoe, from Aurora to St. Paul along the Partridge and Mississippi rivers. Continue Reading

IRRRB anounces listening session in Two Harbors March 29

March 22, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board Commissioner Tony Sertich will hold a listening session for the public in Two Harbors next week.
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Virginia mayor joins IRRRB as full-time staffer

November 14, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Steve Peterson will oversee the agency’s newly organized development team, which will focus on both business and community projects. Continue Reading

City to pay more than $13,000 in land deal

August 11, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Two Harbors City Council members unanimously voted Monday night to make an amendment to a resolution made earlier this year in which the company run by Sam Cave offered land to the city as a donation. It will cost the city $10,000 more than it bargained for.
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