Governor Mark Dayton thanked for support of Iron Range Engineering

April 18, 2013

IRE Governor Dayton

On his April 16 visit to Virginia, Minn., Governor Mark Dayton is thanked for his support of the Iron Range Engineering (IRE) program. The new IRE manufacturing lab at Mesabi Range Community & Technical College in Virginia was funded with $3 million from Governor Dayton’s bonding package following the 2011 state shutdown.    

Pictured are: Ronald R. Ulseth, IRE; Ronald D. Ulseth, student; Governor Dayton; Dr. Sue Collins, president, Northeast Higher Education District; and Commissioner Tony Sertich, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.