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Minnesota has a rich iron mining history. For more than 130 years, generations of mining families in the northern part of the state have flourished and protected the environment. Just as areas of Minnesota with a rich agricultural heritage have prospered, northern Minnesota has as well, due to its abundance of natural resources. This tradition is something on which the state can continue to build as it enters a new era of copper-nickel mining, which promises widespread economic benefit.

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