The Virginia Regional Medical Center, in the Iron Range city of Virginia, has been struggling for a couple of years. The city-owned hospital is on track to lose $2.4 million this year, according to the Mesabi Daily News. It lost another $1 million between 2008 and 2009. I reported on the hospital’s struggles and those Read more →
Archives for October 8, 2010
This was the type of day on the grain markets that makes Minnesota corn and soybean farmers cheer, while state livestock producers cringe. Grain prices moved sharply higher on a ‘limit up’ day on the markets. Corn and soybeans both rose the daily limit. That’s 30 cents a bushel for corn and 70 cents a Read more →
Koochiching County has taken another step toward its goal of adopting emerging plasma gasification technology to deal with its garbage.
Grand Forks-born James Rosenquist went from sign painter to influential figure in the pop art scene. Now his art has a place near his hometown.