‘A hundred years went by’

Last week the leaves popped and it became summer on the Iron Range. Once again we fly the colors of our flag — birch green, sky blue and iron ore red. Our haunted northern Minnesota spring, which revealed all that the snow had covered, dissolves into a comfortable summer — the woods obscured by woods,… Read More →

Iron Range native wins Pulitzer for cartoons

An Iron Range native just won a Pulitzer Prize. Though I never knew that Kevin Siers, a political cartoonist for the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer, was from Biwabik, the Duluth News Tribune‘s Mike Creger apparently did. He filed a fascinating feature on Siers and the Pulitzer Prize for cartooning he won Monday. In his 20s, while doing… Read More →

Golf Channel profiles Iron Range golf courses

The Golf Channel’s Brandon Tucker recently profiled the Mesabi Iron Range and took a closer look at the two big golf courses at Giants Ridge near Biwabik. It’s a mostly-positive review of the Legend and the Quarry golf courses. The signature hole of the entire property — and arguably the entire state — comes courtesy… Read More →

Bikes, deer and rock ‘n’ roll; let’s do this week right

We begin the week with some Iron Range stories that you might have missed if, like me, you’ve spent the last couple weeks trying to find a historical precedent for what’s going on in America (hint: noooooooo!) The annual Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour is next weekend. The ride spans from Chisholm to Grand… Read More →

Fire at Poor Gary’s in Biwabik

There was a structure fire at Poor Gary’s Pizza in Biwabik overnight. The new site Range News Now has the story. Related posts: No related posts.