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Stories with person: Tom Bakk
  • Company warns of lengthy layoff at Bovey taconite plant 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 8:08 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - More worrisome taconite production news came to Minnesota's Iron Range on Wednesday, with another company warning of mass layoffs in a region already ailing from the downturn of the domestic steel industry.

  • Senate Democrats back Dayton's special session call 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 11:51 am

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Senate's top Democrat says he's open to holding a special legislative session to provide more money for laid-off steelworkers.

  • Dayton seeks special session for steelworkers 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 7:42 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton is urging legislative leaders to agree to a special session to shore up an unemployment insurance fund for laid-off steelworkers, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.