Cecelia A. Vartmann



Cecelia A. Vartmann, 92, Orr, passed away at the Cook Nursing Home on Friday, February 13, 2015. She was born Cecelia (Sis) Ann Murphy on June 1, 1922, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to John and Cecelia (Zimmer) Murphy.  She grew up in St. Paul … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

William Voigt



William Voigt, 81, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Essentia Health Virginia Care Center. Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 20, 2015 at Range Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with visitation at 12:00 p.m. Pastor Donald Norr will off… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ron “E” Lyght



Ron “E” LyghtRonald Everett Lyght8/30/43 – 2/10/15Ron is survived by Linda Snyder (42 years together), Shirley Hall, Larry (Rose Duke) Snyder, Nancy (Daniel) Nelson and Mallie (Phil) Johnson; Daugher: Pamela Lyght; Siblings: Willis (Jr.) Lyght, Yvon… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Catherine M. Graber



 Catherine M. Graber, 80, Orr, passed away at the Cook Nursing Home on Monday, February 16, 2015. She was born on December 1, 1934, in Bayonne, New Jersey, where she grew up.  At the age of 19, she married George Lehto in New Jersey, while… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Connected in perpetuity

Mining, minerals, and education


 THE IRON RANGE – Mining and minerals generate more money for education in Minnesota than does any other industry or natural resource in the state. And there is no end to it; this income stream will exist in perpetuity because of the establishm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MINING and HIGHER EDUCATION

Minnesota’s Permanent University Fund


Mining and the minerals of the Iron Range have been very good to the University of Minnesota and the citizens of our state. Thanks to them: 1. The U of M is a nationally-recognizedhighly-ranked research university;2. Duluth and Coleraine are home to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MINING and K-12 EDUCATION

School Trust Lands and Taconite Production Tax


Taconite traveling by DMIR rail. Photo illustration courtesy of missaberoad.comJust as mining and minerals inject millions of dollars each year into higher education in Minnesota (see story p. 5), so too does it inject millions of dollars each year … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MINING and HIGHER EDUCATION

University research for mining, environment


 The single greatest contribution made to mining by the University of Minnesota was the development of a successful method, by Dr. E. W. Davis, of processing taconite. After decades of mining high-grade iron ore, what remained was taconite, onc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

University problem solvers help mining industry move forward




Researchers work with melted taconite at the NRRI’s minerals lab in Coleraine. Photo submitted.Universities are often called “Ivory Towers” – places of intellectual pursuit, far removed from the practical working world. But t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Leading veterans groups release funding blueprint to address VA issues

Administration’s request addresses the health care and benefits needs of veterans

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four of the nation’s leading veterans service organizations – AMVETS (American Veterans), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) and the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) – released… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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