Executive Director
Phone: 218-748-7651
Email: rams@ramsmn.org

Hwy 53 bridge Nov 2016 photo by F Luomanen

New bridge at night photo by P Pluswick

RAMS Board Members with State Legislatures 2022

Kawishiwi Falls - Ely MN photo by Adrian Koski 2016

Itasca Ski Hill

Moon over Queen City photo created by Matt Herberg

RAMS hearing 1940

RAMS DC Delegation visit 2021 on land withdrawal

Pike Bay Marina Lake Vermilion

2016 Press conference on US Forest Service - Virginia, MN

Mayor Rick Cannata Wild RIce/Sulfate rally

RAMS visit to Minntac with State Legislatures 2021


RAMS visits Cliffs Toledo Facility 2021

RAMS meets with Congressman Stauber in DC 2021

Tom Rukavina at rally prior to MPCA hearing at MCC

RAMS welcomes two new board members, appointed at the June board meeting. Thank you for your service to the region, and to RAMS!

Cathy Erickson, Two Harbors City Council
(for a board term ending 12/32/25)

Cheyenne Mikkola-Rahja, Chisholm City Council
(for a board term ending 12/31/24)


RAMS Press Release – DNR Mile Post 7 Tailings Facility Decision

RAMS hires new Executive Director!

Coming soon to a meeting near you…Paul Peltier – new Executive Director for RAMS.
See the press release issued by RAMS announcing the hiring of Paul Peltier as the new Executive Director for RAMS. Paul is excited to get back closer to his roots on the Iron Range and to begin working hard for our region.  See the full release HERE.

Interim Director, Steve Giorgi will remain at the helm until Paul has been afforded the opportunity to relocate and a transition with Paul takes place.  Congrats to Paul, the Board of Directors is anxious to begin working with Paul.



New Statewide Speedtest Initiative!

RAMS is pleased to announce this project in partnership with GEO Partners, LLC.  Click now to learn more about this initiative!