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KEEWATIN

Direct-reduced-grade pellets serve as feedstock when making direct-reduced iron or hot-briquetted iron, which in turn supply electric arc furnaces making steel.
The company expects to break ground at Keetac or Minntac this fall.
Matthew Kirkpatrick admitted to using meth prior to the January 2021 head-on collision that killed Larry Meyer.
Nearly 400 workers will return to work at the mine in December.

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The company may need to boost pellet inventory before locks on the Great Lakes close.
U.S. Steel's mine and pellet plant in Keewatin is the only Iron Range mine that remains idled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A young scram-mining company bought two properties last year and has been approved to buy a third: Plant 4 outside Coleraine.
Nearby businesses fear fewer customers as cities anticipate less production revenue.
A Keewatin man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for production and distribution of child pornography.
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United Steelworkers announced Saturday they will most likely vote to strike in the coming days as a new contract has not been agreed upon with U.S. Steel.
Nashwauk-Keewatin graduate John Anderson arrived on the University of Minnesota campus as a baseball walk-on in the fall of 1974. That was a glorious era for Gophers baseball, with future Major League Baseball hall of famers Dave Winfield and Pau...
Like the writer of the Aug. 3 letter, "Metals mining could destroy home," I grew up in Keewatin. In fact, I grew up a block or two from the writer. I think maybe she has been away from the Iron Range too long, as she stated that, "Mining was a wa...

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