Potential State Government Service Interruption of IRRRB Operations

June 30, 2011

EVELETH, Minnesota – In the absence of an enacted Minnesota state budget as of July 1, 2011, all Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) facilities will be closed to the public. 

These include the following facilities: 
    IRRRB Administration Building – Eveleth 
    Mining and Mineland Reclamation – Chisholm 
    Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort including the following amenities and services: 
        The Legend & The Quarry golf courses 
        Wacootah Grille at the Quarry Clubhouse 
        The Sports Dormitory lodging 
        Catering & banquet services at the ski chalet 
        The rental, snow and gift shops 
        The disc golf course 
        And hiking and biking trails. 

“We do not know how long service will be interrupted.  We have had to plan for the worst and now hope for the best.” said IRRRB Commissioner Tony Sertich. 

Further information and future updates can be found at www.bereadymn.com. 

Please note: The private operations at Giants Ridge will continue to operate, including “The Giants Ridge Lodge” and “Villas at Giants Ridge.” 

Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) is a state economic development agency headquartered in northeastern Minnesota whose vision is to promote and invest in business, community and workforce development for the betterment of the region.