State stats show that uneployment dipped on the Iron Range in September. Figures from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development show a uniform decline, with 200 new jobs reported in logging and mining.
For the complete story on VirginiaMN.com website, click here, and you can see the breakdown among Iron Range communities.
The health commissioner extended the hours for his upcoming public forum on adding intractable pain to the list of conditions allowed into the state's medical marijuana program. The public can also submit written comments.
The final decision will be up to Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger, but if the program expands, the Intractable Pain Advisory Committee hopes there will be additional strictures and precautions for pain patients.