Iron County Citizens Forum http://wxpr.org en Iron County Group to Host Candidate Forums http://wxpr.org/post/iron-county-group-host-candidate-forums <p>Contested county board elections in Iron County have given rise to a series of candidate forums.&nbsp;</p><p>The Iron County Citizen's Forum is organizing the two nonpartisan debates inspired by the League of Women Voters format.&nbsp;</p><p>Organizer Terry Daulton says the controversy over a proposed iron mine has engaged more people in local politics.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:15:20 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15416 at http://wxpr.org Citizens Hope to Learn From Minnesota Mines http://wxpr.org/post/citizens-hope-learn-minnesota-mines <p>Iron County citizens are holding a forum next week. It will look at issues brought on by iron mining in Minnesota.&nbsp; Organizer Terry Daulton says the guest is research scientist Nancy Schuldt water quality specialist with the Fond du Lac Tribe.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;And she works on a lot of the issues relating to water quality and wild rice, and also potential things like mercury contamination that would affect tribal members there in Minnesota.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:55:56 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8876 at http://wxpr.org