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Aaron Brown on The Multinational Steel Companies Scramble for Rich Ore Deposits on Western Mesabi

Aaron J. Brown

There is an unresolved and complicated story right now that has the biggest steel companies in North Americaand the world fighting over valuable ore deposits near Nashwauk.  Though not exactly the same issue it's also interesting to note that steelworkers unions at three of the mines have authorized a strike vote.  It's complex and a messy story, so of course we enlisted Aaron Brown to help us sort it all out. 

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.