New Content from Saturday April 19

Richard Scott Dick Freeman - Times Record News - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Richard Scott Dick Freeman Times Record News Richard Scott Dick Freeman(59) was born January 15, 1955 in Wichita Falls, Texas to John Clark and Jean Levorsen Freeman and passed away on April 14, 2013 in Ely, Minnesota. He graduated from Rider High School in Wichita Falls in 1973 where he...

Education technology group to 'educelerate' Twin Cities - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Education technology group to 'educelerate' Twin Cities - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune Education technology group to 'educelerate' Twin Cities Minneapolis Star Tribune The Woodbury store always has been an excellent performer. Schneiderman's, started by Larry's parents as a grocery store on the Iron Range in the 1940s, operates five stores in the Twin Cities and Duluth. The company, which employs 200, plans to add a... and more

Park Rapids Area High School choir travels to Texas - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Park Rapids Area High School choir travels to Texas Park Rapids Enterprise Close. Forecast; Radar. Advertisement. Park Rapids Area High School choir students pose for a photo at the Alamo during their trip to Texas last month. ... After touring the USS Lexington, the choir grabbed sub sandwiches and headed to Mustang Island ...

Collection found at St. Louis County camp may hold arrowheads thousands of ... - WDAZ - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Collection found at St. Louis County camp may hold arrowheads thousands of ... WDAZ ... Minn. -- A framed collection of centuries-old Native American arrowheads discovered at a summer camp on the Iron Range will be given to the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe for permanent display. ... They clearly appear to have come from northern Minnesota. and more

InSecurity: Race, Surveillance and Privacy in the Digital Age on April 30 - Blandin on Broadband

This looks like a potentially interesting event its happening in DC but will be made available online as well Join us! InSecurity: Race, Surveillance and Privacy in the Digital Age! Now more than ever, digital tools sit at a precarious tipping point. There are many question about whether they will be used to address pre-existing disparities, or further entrench them. Specifically, the Internet and new networked technologies have increased the threat of mass surveillance and digital discrimination against communities of color, migrant and low-wage workers, and low-income familiesamplifying problems of criminalization, deportation, poverty and overall insecurity.

Preparing Students for A Changing World - Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

Preparing Students for A Changing World - Itasca Area Initiative for Student SuccessThis is the last in a series of articles, written by Christina Brown, that show how community members are using the Pathway to Student Success. The Pathway was created and endorsed by local youth and adults as a guide to engage everyone in building strong community by supporting youth on their journey to becoming the next generation of skilled workers, engaged citizens and civic leaders. By Christina Brown The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and meaning makers.

Crossing the city - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The Assumption sixth grade class, seen here outside the Hillcrest Alice building, took to the streets of Hibbing Wednesday, performing the Stations of the Cross at area businesses and organizations do

IRRRB to vote on public works grants - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

EVELETH The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board will vote on $590,000 in public works grants for three projects when it meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the State Capitol in St. Paul.

IRRRB to vote on funding package for biochemical plant - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

EVELETH The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board on Tuesday will consider $21.2 million in funding for a major bio-technology industry project on the Iron Range that will create 50 direct

Spring session - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The Bennett Park skate park had just enough snow cleared off for two skateboarders to get a session in Tuesday.

Working session devoted to special assessments - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm City Council took to task its policy on special assessments during a working session Tuesday.

Marshview Meadows moves forward - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The proposed apartment complex got its first nod for construction during a special council meeting Thursday.

New N-K basketball coaches named - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK A trio of new faces will be at the helm of the Nashwauk-Keewatin (N-K) High School basketball programs next year.

Working with clay - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The fifth grade students at Lincoln Elementary recently spent two weeks working on clay projects through a special art residency taught by Artist Joan Beech. The students spent the first week shaping

Local landmark up for sale - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Local landmark up for sale Herald Review Built in 1904 by Grand Rapids pioneer resident William C. Gilbert, the home has had only three owners in 110 years. As Christie and ..... They were married in 1887 and William moved to northern Minnesota to found the first bank in LaPrairie in 1891 ...

Local landmark up for sale - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Its the ultimate artifact of this community. That is how Itasca County Historical Society Executive Director Lilah Crowe describes the Gilbert House.

Masters program now available in town at ICC - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

As Grand Rapids hopes to grow as a town thats attractive to young professionals, one thing that has always been missing is the inclusion of a four-year college. Continuing education has been an obsta

The Gilbert House - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Gilbert House

City enters preliminary development agreement - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A new multi-family housing development is in the works for the corner of Airport Road and 21st Street Southeast.

Apply to hunt bear now through May 1 - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Apply to hunt bear now through May 1 Aitkin Independent Age amber.peterson@state.mn.us. CO Shawn Wichmann (Hill City) 218-999-9195. shawn.wichmann@state.mn.us. CO Luke Croatt (Wealthwood) 218-927-6453. luke.croatt@state.mn.us. Bob Mlynar is a Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer in the Aitkin area. and more

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories - Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for South Itasca (MNZ026) Minnesota Issued by the National

New BHS sport hits the target; Trap & Skeet Club is a blast, students say - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

New BHS sport hits the target; Trap & Skeet Club is a blast, students say Bemidji Pioneer On a recent Tuesday, she set up beside four of her peers as they lined up at the Bemidji Trap & Skeet Club and took turns firing at clay targets. Advertisement ... Those scores are reported to the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League. In 2008 ...

Minnesota Power seeks permits for new line - Bemidji Pioneer - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Minnesota Power seeks permits for new line Bemidji Pioneer The Duluth-based utility, which has been planning the project for years, also released two route options for the line that will eventually bring hydroelectric power from northern Manitoba to the Iron Range. The two routes are the last remaining of ... Minnesota Power files for transmission line permitsHerald Review all 4 news articles

Business Briefs for 04/19/2014 - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Business Briefs for 04/19/2014 Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently recognized Michael Forbes from the city of Bemidji for maintaining a perfect compliance record with their wastewater treatment permit for 2013. This year, the city of Bemidji wastewater ...

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Local names & news - Duluth News Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Local names & news Duluth News Tribune Youth hockey. Local skaters named to Final 54 Festival. Several Northland hockey players recently were named to the Reebok High Performance Final 54 Festival, a tournament pitting Minnesota's top U-16 and U-17 athletes against each other. ... Making ...

Vargas shuts down Twins, leads Royals to 5-0 win - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Jason Vargas pitched seven shutdown innings, Mike Moustakas cracked a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals romped to a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

Coach McDonald's 'Farewell Tour' - Mesabi Daily News - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Coach McDonald's 'Farewell Tour' Mesabi Daily News Hibbing head basketball coach Joel McDonald presents his father and former Chisholm head coach Bob McDonald with a ball signed by both high school teams before the start of a Feb. 11 game in Chisholm. The day was proclaimed Bob McDonald Day by...

Coach McDonald's 'Farewell Tour' - Mesabi Daily News - Chisholm Minnesota - Google News

Coach McDonald's 'Farewell Tour' Mesabi Daily News Hibbing head basketball coach Joel McDonald presents his father and former Chisholm head coach Bob McDonald with a ball signed by both high school teams before the start of a Feb. 11 game in Chisholm. The day was proclaimed Bob McDonald Day by...

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama Mesabi Daily News Onions: After the big raises the City Council handed out at the last meeting the new Mountain Iron fire chief will be earning more than $10,000 a year. Plus ...... Let's applaud the growth in Mountain Iron and understand it's a good thing for the ...

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama - Mesabi Daily News - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama Mesabi Daily News The Eveleth-Gilbert School District deserves a qualified and experienced superintendent who can lead the district. Someone ...... Come on Mountain Iron better give that area to Virginia or Minnesota Power because it's obvious you can't handle it ...

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama - Mesabi Daily News - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama Mesabi Daily News Onions: After the big raises the City Council handed out at the last meeting the new Mountain Iron fire chief will be earning more than $10,000 a year. Plus, he uses the department's Chevrolet Tahoe like a personal vehicle. By the way... it's not a ...

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama - Mesabi Daily News - Gilbert Minnesota - Google News

Onions to Eveleth-Gilbert School Board; to co-location; to AFSCME; to Obama Mesabi Daily News The Eveleth-Gilbert School District deserves a qualified and experienced superintendent who can lead the district. Someone ...... Come on Mountain Iron better give that area to Virginia or Minnesota Power because it's obvious you can't handle it ...

Former Gopher rescues Avs against Wild - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

DENVER Erik Johnson saved the night for Colorado with his quick feet and thinking.

Coach McDonalds ―Farewell Tour - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

HIBBING For the past few weeks, I have had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accompany my dad, Bob McDonald, during his farewell tour across different parts of the state.

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron Mesabi Daily News You can learn how to raise backyard chickens or grow fruit trees in northern Minnesota or how to make kombucha. You can get tips on the basics of ..... It will all be a part of this year's Iron Range Earth Fest. The sixth annual event will take place ...

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron - Mesabi Daily News - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron Mesabi Daily News MOUNTAIN IRON You can take a solar energy walking tour. You can learn how to raise backyard chickens or grow fruit trees in northern Minnesota or how to make kombucha. You can get tips on the basics of beekeeping, and watch live theater. You can...

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron - Mesabi Daily News - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron Mesabi Daily News MOUNTAIN IRON You can take a solar energy walking tour. You can learn how to raise backyard chickens or grow fruit trees in northern Minnesota or how to make kombucha. You can get tips on the basics of beekeeping, and watch live theater. You can...

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron - Mesabi Daily News - Gilbert Minnesota - Google News

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron Mesabi Daily News MOUNTAIN IRON You can take a solar energy walking tour. You can learn how to raise backyard chickens or grow fruit trees in northern Minnesota or how to make kombucha. You can get tips on the basics of beekeeping, and watch live theater. You can...

Youth Baseball: Brainerd Skills Clinic Monday - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Youth Baseball: Brainerd Skills Clinic Monday Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department's Skills Clinic for Mustang, Bronco and Pony baseball league players is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park. The clinic is for players who are new to each league. The Mustang League players will...

April 20 - Outdoor Notes - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

April 20 - Outdoor Notes Brainerd Daily Dispatch She will also work collaboratively with the State of Minnesota DNR and the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC). Susan will be a strong addition to the Mille Lacs Band government, said Melanie Benjamin, Chief Executive of the ...

Minnesota Power files for transmission line permits - Mesabi Daily News - News

DULUTH Minnesota Power has taken the regulatory step to secure state and federal permits to build the Great Northern Transmission Line from Canada to Minnesota.

6th annual Earth Fest at 3 venues in Mountain Iron - Mesabi Daily News - News

MOUNTAIN IRON You can take a solar energy walking tour. You can learn how to raise backyard chickens or grow fruit trees in northern Minnesota or how to make kombucha. You can get tips on the basics

Segetis pay range: $33,000 to $130,000 - Mesabi Daily News - News

HOYT LAKES When Segetis opens its biochecmical plant on the Iron Range in two years, the 50 initial jobs will have a pay level ranging from $33,000 to $130,000 annually.

Bygones for April 19 - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Bygones for April 19 Duluth News Tribune Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. has applied for rate increases on most services the company provides in Minnesota. The proposed ... The fire, which spread from the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railroad tracks, scorched more than 40 acres. Researched...

Softball: Warriors' coach 'guardedly optimistic' he has beaten breast cancer - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Softball: Warriors' coach 'guardedly optimistic' he has beaten breast cancer Brainerd Daily Dispatch Kelly Humphrey/ The Brainerd Warriors softball team wears pink T-shirts in a show of support for head coach Mike Zauhar as he battles breast cancer. By Mike Bialka ... Zauhar returned to Minnesota before softball practice began March 17. Three days ...

Area Golf: Madden's dives into plast to celebrate - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Area Golf: Madden's dives into plast to celebrate Brainerd Daily Dispatch BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota. Site Web Search by YAHOO! ... and a sleeve of Victor golf balls. Madden's golf staff will give a hickory demonstration Friday night as well as at 10 a.m. Saturday at Madden's Driving Range. ... A Mashie is ...

OPERATION RENOVATION - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

OPERATION RENOVATION Brainerd Daily Dispatch All the dogs, cats and staff are expected to move May 1 to the Brainerd High School Farm off Highway 25, just outside of Brainerd city limits. HART staff and volunteers spent years determining what the future of the animal shelter would be. HART looked ...

Due diligence conducted on the dam - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Due diligence conducted on the dam Brainerd Daily Dispatch I have hundreds of hours of due diligence in the purchasing of the Brainerd dam. I have made ... (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), (Mead and Hunt Consultants), (Spaulding Consultants), (Underwater Commercial Divers Inc.), (DNR Dam Safety Engineer ...

Business Notes April 20 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Business Notes April 20 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Prior to joining Bremer, Wigand was a new business manager at BISYS Retirement Services in Brainerd. She also worked as an auditor and consultant for Clifton Larson Allen in the Twin Cities. Wigand is a summa cum laude graduate of Bemidji State...

What's Doing-April 20 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

What's Doing-April 20 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society will host Mark Martell, director of Bird Conservation, Audubon Minnesota, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. Do you know the differences between Golden Eagles and Bald Eagles? Can you...

Pillager School Board agenda - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Pillager School Board agenda Brainerd Daily Dispatch E. Application for Temporary On Sale 3.2% Malt Beverage (Beer) Submitted by Brainerd Jaycees for an Event to be held on May 3, 2014 at the Brainerd Civic Center Approval of. F. Street Department Maintenance I Employee Tim Holtz Completion of...

Hubbard County: 2 horses found starved to death while tied to trees - Pioneer Press - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Hubbard County: 2 horses found starved to death while tied to trees Pioneer Press PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Hubbard County authorities are investigating a case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death while tied to trees in northern Minnesota. The horses were discovered by resident Virgil Johnson last week near ... Two horses found starved to death in Hubbard CountyIn-Forum Deput

Reviving the first zombie: Kickstarter project to finish 'Lazarus' film - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Reviving the first zombie: Kickstarter project to finish 'Lazarus' film Bemidji Pioneer Lazarus has taken to the streets of Bemidji during the annual Zombie Pub Crawl. During the crawl in October, a music video was shot outside the American Legion on Minnesota Ave. and 2nd Street which will likely be incorporated into the film. Bredon ...

Softball: Beavers drop doubleheader at Northern - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Softball: Beavers drop doubleheader at Northern Bemidji Pioneer Bemidji State will return to action today against Minnesota State Moorhead at 3 p.m. in Aberdeen. Advertisement. Explore related topics:sportsbeaversbemidji state softball Pioneer staff reports news@bemidjipioneer.com. Advertisement. Advertisement.

T-hawks v-ball players Morris, Gareri, Sjostrand to play in college - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

T-hawks v-ball players Morris, Gareri, Sjostrand to play in college Herald Review Grand Rapids students Bekah Morris, Angela Gareri and Staci Sjostrand signed letters of intent to play in college at the spring signing day Wednesday at Grand Rapids High School. Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 4:30 pm | Updated: 4:34 pm, Fri Apr 18, 2014.

T-hawks v-ball players Morris, Gareri, Sjostrand to play in college - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Grand Rapids High School had its final signing day of the school year Wednesday with three more athletes signing letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level.

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When: Mon Apr 21, 2014 7pm to 8pm CDT Where: Grand Rapids Township Building, 216 N. Pokegama Ave. Event Status: confirmed Event Description: The Northern Lakes Coin and Currency Club wishes to invite club members and new guests interested in the hobby to attend the monthly meeting on Monday, April 21st, 7:00 PM in the Grand Rapids Township Building, 216 North Pokegama Ave. The seminar topic will be The Cherrypickers Guide To Washington Quarter Varieties.

Johnson All-Area Girls Nordic Skier of the Year - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

AURORA Mesabi Easts Anna Johnson considers racing against the best Nordic skiers in the state fun.

Minnesota launches its largest-ever marketing effort to boost tourism - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

April 17 at the Minnesota State Capitol, Gov. Mark Dayton and Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman launched the states all-new travel marketing campaign, designed to encourage travelers to c

Performance Chiropractic to close April 24 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Performance Chiropractic and Sports Clinic will be closing. The last office day will be Wednesday, April 24. Dr. Adam Zachman will be leaving Grand Rapids due to an opportunity out-of-state.

GRSB earns five-star rating - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Grand Rapids State Bank has once again earned a 5-Star Superior rating from Bauerfinancial, Coral Gables, Fla., the nations bank rating firm.

Midway Homes expands into RV sales - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

You could say Midway Homes is all in the family, and this year, they will be expanding into fresh territory.

Minnesota Power files for transmission line permits - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

This week Minnesota Power, an Allete Company, applied to state and federal regulators for permits to build the 500-kilovolt Great Northern Transmission Line from the Minnesota-Manitoba border to an el

Cultural Thursday Season Finale Fun Foreign Fotos with Jan Kurtz - News Blog

Cultural Thursday Season Finale Fun Foreign Fotos with Jan Kurtz - News Blog Fifteen years ago, Cultural Thursdays became an official Central Lakes College event under the direction of Jan Kurtz. On Thursday, May 1 at noon, in the Chalberg Theater, Jan will be hosting her final show entitled: Fun Foreign Fotos, before retiring.As a finale Jan said, I wanted to look over a span of time and favorite photos to share with the audience. I have chosen examples from seven countries taken on eleven different trips.

Say yes to the airport project - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Say yes to the airport project Brainerd Daily Dispatch Charles Marohn, president of Strong Towns, argued in his April 16 Brainerd Dispatch Guest Opinion that the effort to extend Brainerd city and water to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (part of a proposed Minnesota House bonding bill) should be ...

IRRRB to Consider $21.2M Funding for Project in Hoyt Lakes - FOX 21 Online - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

IRRRB to Consider $21.2M Funding for Project in Hoyt Lakes - FOX 21 Online - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News FOX 21 Online IRRRB to Consider $21.2M Funding for Project in Hoyt Lakes FOX 21 Online EVELETH - Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) Commissioner Tony Sertich announced that the IRRR Board will meet on Tuesday, April 22 in St. Paul to consider funding a major biochemical industry project. The board will consider $21.2 ... IRRRB to consider $21.2 million package for a new biochemi

IRRRB to Consider $21.2M Funding for Project in Hoyt Lakes - FOX 21 Online - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

IRRRB to Consider $21.2M Funding for Project in Hoyt Lakes - FOX 21 Online - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News FOX 21 Online IRRRB to Consider $21.2M Funding for Project in Hoyt Lakes FOX 21 Online Eveleth, MN. EVELETH - Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) Commissioner Tony Sertich announced that the IRRR Board will meet on Tuesday, April 22 in St. Paul to consider funding a major biochemical industry project. The board will ... IRRRB to consider $21.2 million package for a new biochemica

Vermilion Community College student named a top scholar in the United States - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Vermilion Community College student named a top scholar in the United States The Ely Echo Abigail is the top ranked scholar in Minnesota and one of only 20 students to be named to the 2014 All-USA Community College Academic Team. The award is presented by ... She also volunteered during the recent Wolf Tracks Classic Dogsled race in Ely.

Ely Arts & Heritage Center expands programming, offerings at city's historic ... - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Ely Arts & Heritage Center expands programming, offerings at city's historic ... - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News The Ely Echo Ely Arts & Heritage Center expands programming, offerings at city's historic ... The Ely Echo A grant for the signs was received from the Minnesota Historical Society with help from the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Funds were also received from Lake County and Twin Metals Minnesota to assist with programming and safety.

Friday News Digest - Strong Towns Blog

Friday News Digest - Strong Towns BlogNext week Im headed to Memphis along with Mike Lydon, Joe Minicozzi, Gracen Johnson and Jim Kumon to lead our first ever Strong Towns Boot Camp. Im not sure what our blog content will be next week as the entire week is going to be pretty intense, but well try to give you some updates. If you are anywhere near the Memphis area, you arent going to want to miss this. You can get details for the evening lineup here.

Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen - Bemidji Pioneer - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen - Bemidji Pioneer - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen Bemidji Pioneer North Homes is a Grand Rapids-based nonprofit agency that offers numerous services for children and families, including foster care, adoption, mental health, residential treatment, transition services and detention, according to its website. The ... Corrections officer accused of sexu

Chick Sessions “ Set 3 “ Happy Easter - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Chick Sessions “ Set 3 “ Happy Easter - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Chick Sessions “ Set 2 “ Happy Easter - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Chick Sessions “ Set 2 “ Happy Easter - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Chick Sessions “ Happy Easter “ Set 1 - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Chick Sessions “ Happy Easter “ Set 1 - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Preparing students for a changing world - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and meaning makers. These peoplewill now reap societys riche

"Verse Like Water" Poet Program Presents Billy Collins - News Blog

"Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, in conjunction with The Crossing Arts Alliance, presents Billy Collins on April 29th. Billy is one of the great poets of our generation, and he has twice been named U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. This poetry reading will be at noon in the CLC Chalberg Theater, and will be followed by a book signing, meet and greet, and workshop for anyone interested in hearing him speak about poetry, creativity, and the imagination (around 1:30 and also in the Chalberg).

Fort Frances Falls to Minnesota Iron Rangers - Net Newsledger - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Fort Frances Falls to Minnesota Iron Rangers - Net Newsledger - International Falls Minnesota - Google News Net Newsledger Fort Frances Falls to Minnesota Iron Rangers Net Newsledger Iron Rangers HOYT LAKES, Minn. SPORTS Minnesota Iron Rangers goaltender Alex Reichle stopped all 43 shots he faced to backstop his club to a 3-0 victory over the Fort Frances Lakers Thursday night in game 4 of the Superior International Junior... and more

Range lands biochemical plant - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

EVELETH The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board on Tuesday will consider $21.2 million in funding for a major bio-technology industry project on the Iron Range that will create 50 direct

Twin Metals finalizes plans for huge underground mine in Minn. - Prairie Business - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Twin Metals finalizes plans for huge underground mine in Minn. Prairie Business Twin Metals finalizes plans for huge underground mine in Minn. ELY, Minn. -- For the past several months the debate over mining in Minnesota has focused on PolyMet Mining's proposed copper-nickel mine, which is winding its way through the environmental... and more

New Coupons: Save on Cereal, Laundry Detergent - Northern Cheapskate

New Coupons: Save on Cereal, Laundry Detergent - Northern Cheapskate The Easter holiday may mean a break from coupon inserts in the Sunday paper, but it doesnt have to mean a break from savings. There are still plenty of new coupons for you to print. Remember you can print these coupons twice while theyre available. But once theyre gone, theyre gone! Food Coupons Save $.75/1 Wesson Cooking Oil. Save $1/2 Kelloggs Rice Krispies Cereal. Save $.40/1 Diamond Crystal Ko

2013-14 now fifth-snowiest winter on record in Duluth (with video) - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

2013-14 now fifth-snowiest winter on record in Duluth (with video) - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News The Republic 2013-14 now fifth-snowiest winter on record in Duluth (with video) Duluth News Tribune To the north, the Iron Range saw little if any accumulation. Ely and Grand Rapids reported only a half-inch of accumulation. Snow has moved east of the Twin Ports as of 6:30 a.m. Winter storm warnings remain in effect for the Bayfield, Ashland, Hayward ... Duluth has fifth snowiest winter on recordJ

Steelworkers support food shelves - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Steelworkers support food shelves Hibbing Daily Tribune U.S. Steel Corporation's Minnesota Ore Operations and the United Steelworkers donated $8,302 to area food shelves. March gate collections at the Minntac ..... to organizations and causes in Minnesota. 9 Remaining Thanks for visiting Hibbing Daily Tribune.

Steelworkers support food shelves - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Taconite Minnesota - Google News

Steelworkers support food shelves Hibbing Daily Tribune Steelworkers support food shelves. U.S. Steel Corporation's Minnesota Ore Operations and the United Steelworkers donated $8,302 to area food shelves. March gate collections at the Minntac and Keetac facilities generated $5,302, while U.S. Steel donated...

HPU gives union last and final offer - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING A nearly two hour negotiation session between Hibbing Public Utilities (HPU) and its workers union Thursday morning ended with HPU handing in its last and final offer for a new contract.

Steelworkers support food shelves - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

U.S. Steel Corporations Minnesota Ore Operations and the United Steelworkers donated $8,302 to area food shelves.

NPUC OKs Essar water and sewer project - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK A new project could soon get underway at the Essar Steel Minnesota LLC site.

Board approves 2014-2015 school calendar - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm School Board Monday approved the calendar for the 2014-2015 school year.

Swim Out - Explore Chiropractic

Swim Out - Explore Chiropractic"We often miss opportunity because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work" Thomas EdisonSwim Out "We often miss opportunity because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work" Thomas Edison Amplifeied

Arkansas - Strong Towns Blog

Arkansas - Strong Towns BlogWhen we do a Curbside Chat, a workshop or some other type of event in a community, the reaction that I get is fairly consistent. People tell me that the information I shared was mind-blowing, completely relevant to their place and that, while they couldnt put it into words, they have understood the core problems I outline for a long, long time. Click through for article and attribution.There is also one other recurring bit of feedback I get constantly and it goes like this: I wish (insert name of a local public official) was here. The only place Im not getting that last bit is from my recent visit to Arkansas.

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline Bemidji Pioneer ... Dakota to Superior, Wis. Also shown is the Enbridge mainline oil pipeline coming from Canada, through a bit of North Dakota, by Bemidji and on to Superior. Enbridge map ... LaDuke, Honor the Earth executive director and a founder, said the ... and more

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TRACK AND FIELD: Records set at Beaver Relays - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

TRACK AND FIELD: Records set at Beaver Relays Bemidji Pioneer Truedson is among the premiere high school distance runners in Minnesota and last year as a sophomore she claimed the state Class 3A title in the mile. Thursday in the 800 she led a 1-2-3 Bemidji sweep as she completed the race in a personal best time ...

Range lands biochemical plant - Mesabi Daily News - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Range lands biochemical plant Mesabi Daily News EVELETH The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board on Tuesday will consider $21.2 million in funding for a major bio-technology industry project on the Iron Range that will create 50 direct jobs for the initial operation and 20 more when the ...

Range lands biochemical plant - Mesabi Daily News - News

EVELETH The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board on Tuesday will consider $21.2 million in funding for a major bio-technology industry project on the Iron Range that will create 50 direct

41 people nabbed in Twin Ports drug bust - Mesabi Daily News - News

DULUTH A major drug-busting operation in the Twin Ports area has resulted in charges against 41 people.

Correctional officer charged - Mesabi Daily News - News

GRAND RAPIDS A correctional officer at North Homes Residential Treatment and Correctional Facility in Grand Rapids has been charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, a

IRRRB to consider 3 public works projects - Mesabi Daily News - News

EVELETH The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board will vote on $590,000 in public works grants for three projects when it meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the State Capitol in St. Paul.

Hibbing superintendent search down to 5 - Mesabi Daily News - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing superintendent search down to 5 Mesabi Daily News ... the Hibbing School District superintendent opening during a special meeting Wednesday. A total of 13 individuals applied for the position, according to Sandy Gundlach, director of school board services for the Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA).

CIRSSD permit gets a name change in application submitted to MPCA - Mesabi Daily News - Chisholm Minnesota - Google News

CIRSSD permit gets a name change in application submitted to MPCA Mesabi Daily News CHISHOLM An application for a name change on the permit for the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer plant has been submitted to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), according to Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (CIRSSD)...

Hibbing superintendent search down to 5 - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING The Hibbing School Board selected five candidates to be interviewed for the Hibbing School District superintendent opening during a special meeting Wednesday.

Vacant structures discussed - Mesabi Daily News - News

KEEWATIN The Keewatin City Council discussed acquiring and demolishing a vacant building on North First Street at its meeting last week.

Chisholm OKs Buhl company for auction - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm City Council last week approved an agreement with Don Oberfoell of Do-Bid Auctions, of Buhl, to auction off lots 1 to 5 of Nelson Acres.

Minor injuries in accident on Highway 133 near Meadowlands - Mesabi Daily News - News

MEADOWLANDS Icy road conditions resulted in a one-vehicle rollover at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 133 near Meadowlands.

CIRSSD permit gets a name change in application submitted to MPCA - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM An application for a name change on the permit for the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer plant has been submitted to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), according to Central Iron

Easter Brunch ideas and goodies galore from ―The Touch - Mesabi Daily News - News

Glorious Easter Morning! A time of joy starting with church, hunting for the Easter baskets and then Easter Brunch. The Easter bunny always leaves a basket with decorated eggs, chocolate goodies, je

SIJHL Championship: Iron Rangers cruise, 3-0 - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

HOYT LAKES The Minnesota Iron Rangers followed Wednesday nights 5-4 double overtime thriller over the Fort Frances Lakers with a shutout victory Thursday for a 3-1 lead in the Superior Internationa

Blue Devil netters outlast rival Golden Bears, 6-1 - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA The Blue Devils were strong in doubles and nearly as tough in singles Thursday as they defeated Eveleth-Gilbert, 6-1, at Quad Cities Tennis For All.

Twins use wild eighth inning to rally past Blue Jays for sweep - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota scored three straight runs on wild pitches by the Toronto Blue Jays' Sergio Santos in the eighth inning, when the Twins walked eight times off three relievers in rallying

Cannabis rally is Monday in Brainerd - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Cannabis rally is Monday in Brainerd Brainerd Daily Dispatch Motorists in Sauk Rapids may encounter delays as both directions of Highway 10 are reduced to a single lane near Benton County Road 3/Golden Spike Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 18. The closures were originally scheduled to occur earlier this... and more

Spring Fling on May 17 - events

Celebrate our much anticipated SPRING by visiting the Neilson Spearhead Center on Saturday, May 17. Audubon members will offer bird walks and nature hikes, wildflower and insect hunts, tours of the facilities and historic buildings, and canoeing and aquatic explorations. A light lunch will be available for a fee. Bring your family and friends and see what Spearhead has to offer. Find out about the Young Naturalist Program, too.

WWII vets age, VFW posts see decline in membership - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

WWII vets age, VFW posts see decline in membership Northland's NewsCenter Hibbing, MN (NNCNOW.com) - As veterans of World War II die, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) posts across the country are seeing a decline in membership. Such is the case in Hibbing, where VFW post 8510 recently gave up their building off Highway 169. and more

School leaders reviewing Resource Selection Committee process - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

School leaders reviewing Resource Selection Committee process Brainerd Daily Dispatch It was in that process that school leaders noted a few potential improvements, which were presented Thursday to the Curriculum Committee by Lechner and Sue Thurlow, media specialist at Brainerd High School and Resource Selection Committee member. and more

Mark Olson appointed LCP member service supervisor - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Mark Olson appointed LCP member service supervisor Hometown Focus GRAND RAPIDS Lake Country Power recently appointed Mark Olson of Virginia as member service supervisor in its Mountain Iron Service Center. He replaces ... Prior to this, Olson worked for Kandiyohi Power Cooperative in Spicer, Minnesota. Olson holds...

Cherry manages to kick off softball season - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Cherry manages to kick off softball season Hometown Focus A little more white stuff this week which means it feels just like hockey weather, and since you mentioned it, the MN Wild are in the playoffs for the second year in a row. ... All Wild playoff games can be heard on AM 1340 The Fan in Eveleth / Virginia. and more

Tips for preparing your lake home or cabin for sale - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Tips for preparing your lake home or cabin for sale Hometown Focus ... to the exterior and surrounding grounds. This will set you up nicely to take advantage of the prime selling season. There are qualified buyers out there, let's get their attention! Tim Lillquist is an agent with Coldwell Banker Properties North in ... and more

Background on the Cross of the Messiah - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Background on the Cross of the Messiah Hometown Focus In our area, Gareth is probably best known for his work in designing and creating the bronze statue of the eagle for the Veteran's Memorial in Virginia. His work, however, is ... He decided to use a native Minnesota wood as his medium. What we did not ... and more

Young thespians enjoy being Small Parts Players - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Young thespians enjoy being Small Parts Players Hometown Focus Many kids who started out with Small Parts Players are now starring in the Virginia High School musicals or attending schools for the arts. The Small Parts Players offers a great, structured after-school program that can take the place of children ...

Mark Olson appointed LCP member service supervisor - Hometown Focus - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

Mark Olson appointed LCP member service supervisor Hometown Focus GRAND RAPIDS Lake Country Power recently appointed Mark Olson of Virginia as member service supervisor in its Mountain Iron Service Center. He replaces ... Prior to this, Olson worked for Kandiyohi Power Cooperative in Spicer, Minnesota. Olson holds...

Cherry manages to kick off softball season - Hometown Focus - Gilbert Minnesota - Google News

Cherry manages to kick off softball season Hometown Focus A little more white stuff this week which means it feels just like hockey weather, and since you mentioned it, the MN Wild are in the playoffs for the second year in a row. The Wild, with the 7th seed, takes on Colorado in a best of 7 series. The Wild ... and more

Banners for Broadway to spruce up Gilbert - Hometown Focus - Gilbert Minnesota - Google News

Banners for Broadway to spruce up Gilbert Hometown Focus ... Gilbert will support the committee's fundraising through their matching fund program. They will be selling $1 candy bars. Donations for this project can be brought to the city office or mailed to Banners for Broadway, Box 548, Gilbert, MN 55741 ...

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might need to do a bit more investigating before making a career move. You do best when you come armed with the facts. A personal matter still needs tending to. read more

Easter lillies - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Easter lillies - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jo Bjerke Master Gardener Virginia, MN Easter lilies (Lilium longiflorum) have trumpet shaped flowers that symbolize purity, innocence, hope, peace and life. This plant has Biblical connections to Christs resurrection signifying rebirth and new beginnings.read more

Iron mining and the environment: Reclaiming the land - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Iron mining and the environment: Reclaiming the land - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Craig Pagel HTF Contributor Before the first shovel can dip into the ground for the first time, iron mining facilities undergo an extensive environmental permitting process that reviews and sets parameters on water use, wetland mitigation, dust control, erosion prevention, overburden stockpiles, a

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Rosie Gams Decorator Secret: Outdoor Spaces. Making them comfortable with practicality is a priority to ensure that your outside space is laid back and welcoming. How To: read more

Out of the Blue - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Out of the Blue - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Brian Miller HTF Columnist Saying goodbye is one of the toughest things to do in life.read more

Cherry manages to kick off softball season - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Cherry manages to kick off softball season - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Sheldon Slaubaugh HTF Columnist A little more white stuff this week which means it feels just like hockey weather, and since you mentioned it, the MN Wild are in the playoffs for the second year in a row. The Wild, with the 7th seed, takes on Colorado in a best of 7 series. The Wild is looking to

THE BEAUTY OF BUHLS RICH MUSICAL HERITAGE - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

THE BEAUTY OF BUHLS RICH MUSICAL HERITAGE - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Betty Gorsha Magnan HTF Contributor A s community and high school bands were a part of my growing up years in Buhl, I wanted to include them in the memoirs I was writing for my children. My thoughts turned to one particular summer event that saw residents come together to enjoy an evening of fello

Wirtanen Pioneer Farm annual meeting to be held - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MARKHAM The Wirtanen Pioneer Farm annual meeting will be held on Sunday, Apr. 27, at 3 p.m. at Colvin Town Hall in Markham. Lunch in the Finnish tradition will follow the meeting. Pam Brunfelt will be the guest speaker. This years program is titled Cooperatives and the Common Good.read more

Mountain Iron meeting notices - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

LearningGreatnessMT. IRON TheWith:Center Mountain Iron City meet on Monday, Apr. 21, at 6:30 p. GreatnessMountainCenterIronWith:Room of the MountainLearningCommunity Center. Parks and Recreation Board, scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 23, has been canceled.read more

Rummage sale proceeds benefit Kaleva Hall - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Kaleva Corporation will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, Apr. 26, from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. at Kaleva Hall, 125 3rd St. North in Virginia. Proceeds from the sale will be used for the maintenance of the historic Kaleva Hall. Coffee an' will be available. Donations (no clothing) may be dropped off at the hall on Friday.

Non-fiction books on sale at Eveleth library - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

EVELETH The Eveleth Public Library is spotlighting a variety of non-fiction books for this months book sale. Included are cookbooks, inspirational books, self-help books, biographies, how-to books and books with sports topics. Hardcover books sell for 25 cents and paperbacks are 10 cents each or three for 25 cents.

Nolan announces $355,005 grant for MRC - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Rick Nolan recently announced a $355,005 grant for Mesabi Range Community and Technical College. read more

Upcoming events at the Gilbert library - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

GILBERT The Gilbert Public Library announces the following upcoming events to be held at the library:read more

Lyric Center hosting variety show at the Loft - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA A variety show will be held at the Loft in Virginia on Thursday Apr. 24, at 6:30 p.m. The show will include performances from The Hutter Bunch and Bill Maxwell. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door. A discount is available to Lyric members who show their membership card.

Area ministers hosting kids event at VPL - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Virginia Area Ministers Association (VAMA) is hosting an event for kids aged 6 12 at the Virginia Public Library on Monday, Apr. 21, at 11 a.m. There will be a variety of games, a cakewalk and a coloring contest, as well as free candy and pop. Two bikes will be given away. The event will be held in the downstairs auditorium and is limited to 150 people.

Northwoods Friends of the Arts to meet Apr. 21 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

COOK Northwoods Friends of the Arts will meet on Monday, Apr. 21, at 6 p.m. All members and guests are welcome to participate in discussions about all of NWFA's events, including art classes, photo contests, membership drive and the 2014 Spring Art Expo which begins June 6th.

Mentor Mesabi to hold open house - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA In conjunction with the YMCAs Healthy Kids Day event, Mentor Mesabi will hold an open house on Saturday, Apr. 26, from 1 4 p.m. at the Mesabi Family YMCA.read more

Generic drug safety; attack on sat-fat off target - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Generic drug safety; attack on sat-fat off target - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaQ: Whats the Food and Drug Administration doing about assuring the safety of generic drugs? -- Randy P., Flemington, N.J.read more

Recycle magazines at ski team fundraiser - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON The Mesabi East-Virginia- Eveleth-Gilbert Nordic Ski Team trailer will be at Earth Fest in Mountain Iron on Saturday, Apr. 26, from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. collecting magazines, catalogs and other glossy paper. This is a fundraising event for the Nordic Ski Team and a great time to recycle old magazines and catalogs.read more

Real space suit is landing at MN Discovery Center - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

CHISHOLM View a real space suit from the Johnson Space Center at Minnesota Discovery Center. Public viewing dates are Tuesday and Wednesday, Apr. 22 23, from 3 5 p.m., and Thursday, Apr. 24, from 3 9 p.m. General admission applies; free for MDC members. Free admission Thursday from 5 9 p.m.

Healthy FOR Life - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Healthy FOR Life - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Julie Asbach HTF Columnist I trust everyone is feeling their spirits rise as we celebrate new beginnings that are never-ending. And I can only imagine what you may be filling your Easter baskets and bellies with. Hopefully they are filled with a few treats and many good wishes. There are plenty of

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 184 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 184 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Sally Peterangelo HTF Columnist Greetings & Sallytations! read more

Basic tips to keep your PC running well - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Basic tips to keep your PC running well - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Mark Wilcox HTF Columnist Check RAM for errors, and replace modules if needed. Add more memory or RAM with (2x2) 4 gigs minimum in dual channel mode and (4x4) 8 gigs preferably for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Windows 7, and Windows 8. You can use the crucial memory configurator on their website at www.crucial.com.

Young thespians enjoy being Small Parts Players - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Young thespians enjoy being Small Parts Players - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Kelly Maickelson HTF Contributor Since 2001 Small Parts Players Regional Children's Theater Company has been providing kids ages 7 18 with amazing opportunities for acting. Many kids who started out with Small Parts Players are now starring in the Virginia High School musicals or attending school

ASPCA reveals top animal poison concerns - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ASPCA reveals top animal poison concerns - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaNEW YORKIn a new report released in March by the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets.read more

Disability claims backlog reduced by 44 percent - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON One year after the backlog of pending disability compensation claims peaked at over 611,000 in March 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has reduced that number by approximately 44 percent to 344,000 claims a reduction of more than 267,000 while at the same time improving the accuracy of the decisions being made on Veterans disability claims.read more

Adaptive housing grant eligibility now automatic for Veterans with ALS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON- Veterans and active-duty military personnel with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrigs disease, are now presumed medically eligible for grants up to almost $68,000 to adapt their homes, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today.read more

Tips for preparing your lake home or cabin for sale - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Tips for preparing your lake home or cabin for sale - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Tim Lillquist Contributor Have you been thinking about selling your lake home or cabin? Perhaps you've wondered how the market is or what steps you can take to maximize your sell price. Well spend a little time reviewing some things you as a seller can do to set your property apart from others on

Eveleth Foundation grant benefits E-G youth - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Eveleth Foundation grant benefits E-G youth - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaEVELETH The Eveleth Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to the Quad City Tennis program to be used to support the scholarship fund, which provides reduced cost court-time and lessons to local children ages 3-17. Quad City Tennis is the only 4-court indoor tennis facility serving residents of the Iron Range. read more

Creative breakfast recipes and - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Creative breakfast recipes and - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota Compiled by Jean Cole HTF Editor This week we feature five great recipes from my friend Nancy Sertich of Chisholm. Im trying to get those Chisholmites to contribute more often to HTF and Nancy was nice enough to respond to my request.read more

Background on the Cross of the Messiah - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Background on the Cross of the Messiah - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Kristin Foster HTF Contributor The Messiah Lutheran Church dedicated the Cross of the Messiah, the processional cross that now leads us into worship, on December 1, the first Sunday of Advent. It was given in loving memory of Peggy Mattila by her husband Jack. Designed and hand carved by local art

Post script - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

By Kristin Foster HTF Contributor I glimpsed the face of the man who had given the gift that funded the carving of this cross when he saw it for the first time about a week before Christmas. Jack Mattila had given the cross in memory of his wife, Peggy, who had died unexpectedly in her early fifties

Finnish exchange student guest at Kaleva Hall - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Knights of Kaleva will be hosting Ville Heikkila, a Finnish exchange student attending Virginia High School who played a prominent role on the Blue Devil hockey team, on Thursday, Apr. 24, at 7 p.m. Heikkila will be accompanied by teammate Justice Chaffee, grandson of Knight Norm Chaffee.read more

Mark Olson appointed LCP member service supervisor - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Mark Olson appointed LCP member service supervisor - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaGRAND RAPIDS Lake Country Power recently appointed Mark Olson of Virginia as member service supervisor in its Mountain Iron Service Center. He replaces Leo Wilenius who retired in December 2013. Olson is the new primary contact for commercial business members that are closest in proximity to Mountain Iron, and he will maintain an office in Mountain Iron.read more

Carving stories: Two tales that are one - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Carving stories: Two tales that are one - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Kristin Foster HTF Contributor Editors note: Contributor Kristin Foster shares with us two tales that are really one, as only Kristin can tell it. These beautiful stories - of love, hope, and faith - are perfect for the Easter season. I hope it will inspire you to share your stories, too. Jean Co

Volunteers sought to become group leaders for senior program - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

DULUTH The Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging is seeking volunteers to become leaders in the Living Well with Chronic Conditions program. Leaders will facilitate groups of people with chronic conditions. The objective of the program is to help participants build confidence in self-health management and maintain an active lifestyle.read more

Residents invited to serve on school co-location committees - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

School Board leaders from the three school districts (Virginia, Eveleth-Gilbert, and Mt. Iron-Buhl) studying the possible construction of a new shared campus for students in grades 7-12 are encouraging public participation in the study process, and have chosen former Minnesota State Senator Ron Dicklich to coordinate the committees created to explore elements vital to the process.read more

Iron Range Earth Fest presentations & workshop April 26, 2014 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Iron Range Earth Fest presentations & workshop  April 26, 2014 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaMt. Iron Community Center 10-10:45: Solar Energy: How You Can Shape Our Energy Future read more

Help our birds, butterflies and bees - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Help our birds, butterflies and bees - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Harry Hutchins HTF Contributor With a minimal budget and maintenance, how can you create a landscape to provide food, water and cover for birds, butterflies and bees, and the rest of your favorite fauna? What plants do well up North? What plants should you ask for at the nursery? What concepts are

PolyMet: Visit with us at Earth Fest - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

PolyMet: Visit with us at Earth Fest - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaHybrid cars. LED lights. Solar panels. Wind turbines. All of the above are required for sustainable energy solutions. They also require a number of metals metals that the proposed PolyMet project will responsibly and economically mine. Green metalsread more

VA Senior Center meeting notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Virginia Senior Center board and business meeting will be held on Tuesday, Apr. 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the Virginia Senior Center. The center is currently accepting rummage sale items. Anyone who has items to be picked up can call 218-741-1659 or 218- 749-5444. The rummage sale will be held May 14 16 from 7:30 a.m. 4 p.m. daily.read more

Banners for Broadway to spruce up Gilbert - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

GILBERT In an effort to spruce up Gilberts main street, a group of citizens has formed a committee, Banners for Broadway. The committee will work to raise money through donations from local businesses and homeowners for new banners to be displayed in the city.read more

Open house sale at VA hospital Gift Shop - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Essentia Health Virginia Hospital Gift Shop will have a one-day spring open house on Wednesday, Apr. 30, from 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m. All merchandise (excluding candy, flowers and greeting cards) will be 25 percent off. All Gift Shop proceeds go back to Essentia Health Virginia for the comfort and care of its patients and residents.

Iron Range Earth Fest: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Iron Range Earth Fest: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Susan Seabury HTF Contributor While Going Green has become one of the most commonly used phrases of the decade, true sustainable development is not only about the environment, or the economy or the community, but all of the above and much more. From renewable energy to local food sources, people a

We the Iron Range Earth Fest - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

We the Iron Range Earth Fest - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor MT. IRON Hometown Focus has been a sponsor of the Iron Range Earth Fest since its inception five years ago. We were thrilled when over 500 people attended that first year. Now attendance is over 1200 visitors annually.read more

Singspiration with Vic Eliason at Cook church - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

COOK An evening of praise to God with singing of the hymns, gospel songs and choruses will be held at First Baptist Church in Cook on Sunday, Apr. 27, at 6:30 p.m. The 90 minute program, filled with blessing and fellowship, will be led by Vic Eliason of the VCY Radio Network. Everyone is welcome to attend. Admission is free. Coffee an will be served following the service.

Putting their best foot forward: BSU students thrive in worldwide business ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Putting their best foot forward: BSU students thrive in worldwide business ... Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- Three local university students learn today whether they remain at the top of an international competition that simulates the operation of a shoe business. Advertisement. Senior business majors Judah Chezick from International Falls, John ... Bemidji State students thrive in worldwide business

This Was Brainerd - April 18 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

This Was Brainerd - April 18 Brainerd Daily Dispatch A frequent comment on the upcoming school referendum is that Brainerd shouldn't have to buy the Brainerd Tech College building because they already paid for it once. Local voters paid for additions and upgrades, but the state paid the original $2.6 ...

Watercolor Of Fish Is Done! - Watercolor Mania

Watercolor Of Fish Is Done! - Watercolor ManiaI think I am calling this done! If I add anything it will be to the two tags but it would have to be very faint and not distracting so waiting on that part and maybe I just like them as a shape element. I have not decided totally on the title. I have been calling it Fishing in the Dark but also like School's Out. I know I promised to talk about the QoR paints when I finished the painting but I have

Wood charged with five counts - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A correctional officer at North Homes residential treatment and correctional facility in Grand Rapids has been charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, according to a c

IRRRB to consider $21.2 million package for a new biochemical project in Hoyt ... - Mesabi Daily News - Gilbert Minnesota - Google News

IRRRB to consider $21.2 million package for a new biochemical project in Hoyt ... Mesabi Daily News The partnership with the renewable biochemical company Segetis Inc. is projected to create an annual $55 million impact on the region, according to an independent study by the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality. The agency... and more

Gibson's gem guides Twins past Blue Jays 7-0 - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MINNEAPOLIS Unfazed by the subfreezing temperature at first pitch, Kyle Gibson, pitched a career-high eight scoreless innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on T

Annandale is waiting to hoping the Broadband Development Fund goes through - Blandin on Broadband

Annandale has been pretty vocal about their interest in broadband. Earlier this month, the city administrator spoke about the local need for broadband with theInstitute for Local Self Reliance. In January, Annandale was the location of one of Senator Schmits listening tour sessions on broadband. This week the St Cloud Times mentions specifically Annandales interest again Spurred by residents complaints with their Internet service provider, Annandale leaders are mulling a big step: partnering with public or private entities to build its own Internet network. Annandale and other Minnesota communities that are unserved or underserved by broadband service could get a chance to apply for state grants to build new networks.

Small Business Snapshot: Chris Perry Gallery and Peace Coffee - Mesabi Daily News - News

Name, owner: Chris Perry Gallery and Peace Coffee, Chris Perry

Small Business Snapshot: Range Paint and Varnish - Mesabi Daily News - News

Name, owner: Range Paint and Varnish, Larry Sabart

Small Business Snapshot: Flaimers Bar - Mesabi Daily News - News

Name, Owner: Flaimers Bar; Gary Flaim.

Community Conversation about Food - All posts: Cass Lake Leech Lake Community Forum: E-Democracy.org

Aaniin! I'm helping to spread the word about this important conversation... Second Harvest North Central Food Bank, in partnership with the Cass Lake Area Food Shelf and Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe invites you to join a community conversation about sustaining the people of Cass Lake / Leech Lake with food the feeds both the body and the spirit. The conversation will be held Thursday April 24, 2014, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm in the community room of the Cass Lake American Legion.

Small Business Snapshot: Armory Shell - Mesabi Daily News - News

Name, owner: Armory Shell Towing & Autobody in Virginia; Paul and Cheryl Thelen.

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Aaniin! I'm helping to spread the word about this important conversation... Second Harvest North Central Food Bank, in partnership with the Cass Lake Area Food Shelf and Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe invites you to join a community conversation about sustaining the people of Cass Lake / Leech Lake with food the feeds both the body and the spirit. The conversation will be held Thursday April 24, 2014, from 4:00 - 7:00 pm in the community room of the Cass Lake American Legion.

Zups Food Market: ―If it wasnt for the people in town, we wouldnt be in business - Mesabi Daily News - News

BABBITT When 10-year-old Serenity Barden appeared at Zups Food Market in Babbitt one day, seeking a donation of noodles for her spaghetti fundraiser, Manager Ed Zupancich responded with a wholehear

Eveleth native from 'Miracle on Ice' team selling 1980 gold medal - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Eveleth native from 'Miracle on Ice' team selling 1980 gold medal Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews The Star Tribune reports that Pavelich, a native of Eveleth, Minnesota, is auctioning off the medal through Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas. Heritage says one other gold medal from the Miracle on Ice team was auctioned off and it sold in 2010 for ... and more

Twin Metals finalizes plans for huge underground mine near Ely - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Twin Metals finalizes plans for huge underground mine near Ely Brainerd Daily Dispatch Ely - For the past several months the debate over mining in Minnesota has focused on PolyMet Mining's proposed copper-nickel mine, which is winding its way through the environmental review process. But Twin Metals has been quietly completing its plans...

The Lean Startup - Strong Towns Blog

There are so many principles in the Lean Startup that can and should be embraced by today's local governments. I'm really inspired by Eric Ries. If you are not familiar with Lean Startup, here's a short video introduction that was recently published by McKinsey & Company. "We are stumbling our way to a whole new form of governance..." - Eric Ries

Legislative finish line battle is over bonding bill - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Legislative finish line battle is over bonding bill Herald Review PAUL Iron Range lawmakers will soon be scrambling for a portion of the almost $1 billion bond funding allocated for capital investment proposals around Minnesota. ... Breaking ground on a new Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort Event Center, rebuilding a ... and more

Legislative finish line battle is over bonding bill - Herald Review - Deer River Minnesota - Google News

Legislative finish line battle is over bonding bill Herald Review ST. PAUL Iron Range lawmakers will soon be scrambling for a portion of the almost $1 billion bond funding allocated for capital investment proposals around Minnesota. But some say their biggest hurdle isn't capturing a final dollar amount it's ...

Legislative finish line battle is over bonding bill - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

ST. PAUL Iron Range lawmakers will soon be scrambling for a portion of the almost $1 billion bond funding allocated for capital investment proposals around Minnesota. But some say their biggest hurd

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Fishing Report April 17, 2014 The big snow missed us! Weather has been cool though, so not much melting the last 3 or 4 days. Sounds like it is going to warm up next week and that will change things, Not many guys going out to fish the last few days. I do see a few boats going by though. I think everyone is anxious for Spring. All of us at Froggy's wish a very Happy Easter to all of you! Hope you can spend time with family and friends this weekend.

Cohasset man injured in rollover - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

MEADOWLANDS Icy road conditions resulted in a one-vehicle rollover at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 133 near Meadowlands.

Itasca Area Blandin Broadband Community update - Blandin on Broadband

Itasca Area Blandin Broadband Community update - Blandin on BroadbandThanks to Mark Zimmerman for sharing the following update from the Itasca Area BBC. Its fun to see how much they have accomplished in a year I thought it might give other Minnesota communities some ideas for encouraging broadband adoption too Just about one year ago in March 2013 you helped host a community meeting here in Grand Rapids to identify and prioritize strategies that would help businesses and organizations in the Itasca area use broadband technology to enhance the overall economy.

Cohasset man injured in rollover - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

MEADOWLANDS Icy road conditions resulted in a one-vehicle rollover at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 133 near Meadowlands.

Keeping Vacation Costs in Check: Food - Northern Cheapskate

Keeping Vacation Costs in Check: Food - Northern CheapskateWe recently enjoyed atrip to Washington DC, where we visited national sites, celebrated my grandfathers 100th birthday and visited with relatives. Although we were so happy to make the trip, we did need to keep costs down in order to make it happen. Since summer vacationing is right around the corner (no really, winter will end someday), Im sharing some of our tricks to keeping vacation costs in check, particularly if you have a larger family.

New 220-mile Minnesota powerline would bring power from Manitoba - Pioneer Press - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

New 220-mile Minnesota powerline would bring power from Manitoba Pioneer Press "The Great Northern Transmission Line further transforms the energy landscape by reducing carbon emissions, strengthening the regional energy grid, adding more renewable power and supporting new industrial growth on Minnesota's Iron Range," Al... Minnesota Power files for new power line from Canada to Iron RangeMinneapo

Hours extended at Chisholm Public Library - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The Chisholm Public Library began extending its hours April 9. It is now open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. In the photo, Library Supervisor Mary Zaitz is pictured with Katie Christenson, wh

Chisholm Seniors to host April lunch - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm Senior Citizens Center, 319 W. Lake St. will host lunch at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24. The menu will include bratwurst, calico beans, potatoes and dessert. RSVP for lunch at

Hibbing Comunity Senior Center schedule April 21-25 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of April 21-25.

Tourist Center Senior Citizens schedule April 18-25 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Tourist Center Senior Citizens, 1202 E. Howard St. (across from the courthouse), announce activities for the week of April 18-25.

Burning restrictions now in effect - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Burning restrictions now in effect Hibbing Daily Tribune ... around April 28, but that got pushed forward to earlier this week. Burning permits are now required whenever there is less than 3 inches of continuous snow surrounding the burn area, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Vets prep memorial site - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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Burning restrictions now in effect - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Burning restrictions for St. Louis and Itasca counties were predicted to go into effect around April 28, but that got pushed forward to earlier this week.

CIRSSD to take over permit - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLMAn application for a name change on the permit for the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer plant has been submitted to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), according to Central Iron

Prioritize and push time - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

ST. PAUL Iron Range lawmakers will soon be scrambling for a portion of the almost $1 billion bond funding allocated for capital investment proposals around Minnesota. But some say their biggest hurd

Chiropractic Restore Motion - Explore Chiropractic

Chiropractic Restore Motion - Explore ChiropracticYour body was designed for movement. Keep it running in optimum condition with chiropractic.Chiropractic Restore Motion Your body was designed for movement. Keep it running in optimum condition with chiropractic. Amplifeied

Michael Foods To Be Acquired By Post Holdings - PR Newswire (press release) - Jacobsen Minnesota,Jacobsen MN - Google News

Michael Foods To Be Acquired By Post Holdings PR Newswire (press release) MINNETONKA, Minn., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Foods, Inc. today announced that Post Holdings, Inc. ("Post") (NYSE: POST) intends to acquire the company and its related entities for $2.45 billion. The acquisition is expected to be completed ...

Podcast Show 171: Kristin Green of Verdunity - Strong Towns Blog

Podcast Show 171: Kristin Green of Verdunity - Strong Towns BlogWe are really proud to be associated with some amazing people who are working hard to advance the principles of Strong Towns in their chosen profession. This week on the podcast we have a conversation with Kristin Green, the dynamic and visionary leader of theTexas-based engineering firm, Verdunity. Kristin and her colleagues brought the Strong Towns Curbside Chat to the Dallas area earlier this year and, in partnership with them, we are planning a return trip this October.

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