Wisconsin lawmakers ask Gogebic Taconite to remove armed guards
Two Wisconsin lawmakers have asked the president of Gogebic Taconite to remove armed security guards from the company's proposed mining site in Ashland and Iron counties.
Bob Seitz, Gogebic Taconite spokesman, told the News Tribune that the company began employing private security guards after teams of mining opponents "dressed in black and wearing masks violently attacked our drill site" in June.
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