Plans are in place for mining on UMore property
Underneath the University of Minnesota's UMore property lies 170 million tons of sand and gravel. Over the next four decades that sand and gravel will bring in a steady stream of income for the University of Minnesota and private partner Dakota Aggregates.
Last week the university and Dakota Aggregates signed a 40-year agreement for phased mining on 1,722 acres of the university's 5,000-acre property that straddles Rosemount and Empire Township.
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