This excerpt taken from the GNI 8-K filed Jan 27, 2009.
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 27, 2009, the Trustees of Great Northern Iron Ore Properties issued a press release announcing the 2008 annual and fourth quarter financial results, with comparative information to 2007. The full text of the press release is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto and is incorporated into this Current Report as if fully set forth herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Financial statements of businesses acquired: None
(b) Pro forma financial information: None
(c) Shell company transactions: None
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The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The furnishing of the information in this Current Report is not intended to, and does not, constitute a representation that such furnishing is required by Regulation FD or that the information contained herein is material investor information that is not otherwise publicly available.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K
GREAT NORTHERN IRON ORE PROPERTIES
W-1290 First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101-1361