Featured Project
Food Drives
Food Drive 2010

IRYA students organize a Thanksgiving Food Drive. Cherry, Chisholm, Ely, Eveleth/Gilbert, Virginia, Hibbing, Mt. Iron/Buhl, Mesabi East, South Ridge, North Woods, Northeast Range High School and Elementary school students participate. Donations are dropped off at the Chisholm, Aurora, Cloquet, Ely, Cook, Hibbing, and Quad-Cities Food Shelves and the Virginia Salvation Army.

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Food Drive 2010
IRYA Sponsored Organizations
Generation W Youth Newspaper

Generation W is a 501c3 non-profit corporation that is staffed by youth and supervised by program coordinators. First published in 2002, it has grown into the largest youth-run newspaper in Minnesota. With a following of over 65,000 readers, it is one of the Iron Range's most circulated publications. Generation W is distributed 5 times yearly in the Mesabi Daily News, the Hibbing Daily Tribune, the Chisholm Tribune, the Cook Timberjay, the Ely Timberjay, and the Tower Timberjay, as well as having copies available at 22 Northern Minnesota high schools and 10 Midwestern colleges and universities. Generation W is often used as curricula in high school communications and social studies classes.
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