Dale Hemmila http://wxpr.org en Up Close: Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula http://wxpr.org/post/close-iron-mining-upper-peninsula <p>Controversy continues over a proposed iron mine in Iron and Ashland counties. &nbsp;</p><p>While Wisconsin hasn’t seen an open pit mine in a while, some neighboring states have.&nbsp; Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to a pair of open pit iron mines that have been operating for several decades. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11144 at http://wxpr.org Up Close: Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula