October 23rd, 2005

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Standing strong

Sean Bean as Kyle in North CountryPosted on Sun, Oct. 16, 2005

Standing strong

'North Country' tells the story of the Iron Range women who fought the mines, and won

BY CHRIS HEWITT

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

When Lois Jenson stepped into a mine in Eveleth on her first day of work more than 30 years ago, she had no idea she was about to change the world.Collapse )
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Theron gets it right, out in the cold

Sean BeanPosted on Thu, Oct. 20, 2005

Theron gets it right, out in the cold

FILM: "North Country" stars struggled to master the Minnesota accent - without overdoing it.

BY CHRIS HEWITT

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

When Charlize Theron asked Minnesotans their thoughts about portraying an Iron Ranger in "North Country," they asked her to make sure the movie did two things: Tell the truth. Don't overdo the accent.Collapse )