Range History


Biwabik businesses and buildings | Colvin-Robb Lumber Co.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from Iron Ranges of Minnesota, an illustrated supplement to the Virginia Enterprise published in 1909, continue this week with a description of early Biwabik. To read about the Biwabik Hospital (and other hospitals and physicians), see the history section in our Jan. 24, 2020, issue. There are still a dozen communities left to feature from Iron Ranges […]

Mostly mining news (plus moonshine, murder, and a beaver)

news from the iron mines Interesting notes relative to our principal industry The Clark property, two and one-half miles east of Hibbing, is developing into a rich mine, explorations on the property being under direction of Capt. John Mallman. Melvin J. Clark and L. W. Wolcott, of Grant Rapids, own it, the exploratory work being in their interest. Capt. Mallman […]

A victory for women: the 19th Amendment in Minnesota

Headlines from the Aug. 20, 1920, Duluth Herald announce the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. MinnesotawomenHistoricalhadSocietysought345theKelloggrightBlvd. to vote since Mary Colburn gave Minnesota’s first… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

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