New Content from Saturday March 28

Grand Rapids council approves trail license agreements - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Grand Rapids council approves trail license agreements Hibbing Daily Tribune In three related council actions at Monday's regular meeting, the Grand Rapids City Council unanimously approved trail license agreements and a permanent easement for the construction of a section of the Mesabi Trail by Itasca Community College. and more

Looking Back at March 28 - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Looking Back at March 28 - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News International Falls Journal Looking Back at March 28 International Falls Journal International Falls tracksters Joe Roberts and Cody Christensen showed well over the weekend at the Intra State Invitational in Blaine in which the Falls placed first overall among six schools. Team members Molly Wood, Amber Hardwig, Becky Lindgren and...

Looking Back at March 28 - International Falls Journal - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Looking Back at March 28 - International Falls Journal - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News International Falls Journal Looking Back at March 28 International Falls Journal International Falls tracksters Joe Roberts and Cody Christensen showed well over the weekend at the Intra State Invitational in Blaine in which the Falls placed first overall among six schools. Team members Molly Wood, Amber Hardwig, Becky Lindgren and...

Statewide epidemic hits hard in northern Minnesota - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Statewide epidemic hits hard in northern Minnesota - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News International Falls Journal Statewide epidemic hits hard in northern Minnesota International Falls Journal International Falls Police Chief Mike Musich said he performed some mental health transfers earlier in his career. The driver doesn't want to stop much, he said, and has to be prepared for anything. You take more precautions than back in the old days ...

New Content from Friday March 27

Onions to Mountain Iron on fire reaction; to lack of outrage on killing of ... - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Onions to Mountain Iron on fire reaction; to lack of outrage on killing of ... Mesabi Daily News Orchids: And kudos to Executive Director Steve Jaffee and our wonderful staff at the Mesabi Humane Society shelter, Last week, an unannounced licensed kennel inspection by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health resulted in passing scores on all criteria ...

N-K decides on new model - Mesabi Daily News - News

NASHWAUK More than 30 parents and teachers Wednesday waited anxiously for the Nashwauk-Keewatin (N-K) School Boards selection of a new business model.

Tomassoni reaches out to Volkswagen - Mesabi Daily News - News

ST. PAUL Anti-union rhetoric from Tennessee lawmakers led to Sen. David Tomassoni, DFL-Chisholm, sending an open letter to Volkswagens president and CEO urging the company to move operations to Min

Chisholm council takes lead on school officer issue - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM The topic of putting a school resource officer (SRO) in the Chisholm schools was discussed Wednesday at a working session of the Chisholm City Council.

Steely message to White House - Mesabi Daily News - News

WASHINGTON A contingent of Minnesotas top elected officials met at the White House with administration trade officials Friday. The agenda was short and urgent the U.S. steel and ore industries in

U.S. Steel CEO gives big warning - Mesabi Daily News - News

WASHINGTON The president and CEO of U.S. Steel Corp. sounded an alarm to members of the Congressional Steel Caucus this week about the urgent need to do something about illegal steel imports.

Bakk: DFL budget targets are cautious - Mesabi Daily News - News

ST. PAUL Senate DFL leaders have announced budget targets for the budget reserve, Senate Tax Committee, and Finance Budget Divisions, mapping the trail of Minnesotas upcoming financial future.

Baseball: Brainerd youth coaches meeting Wednesday - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Baseball: Brainerd youth coaches meeting Wednesday Brainerd Daily Dispatch Individuals may register at the office in Lum Park during regular business hours, or go to www.ci.brainerd.mn.us/parks for a printable registration form from the summer program guide. For additional information call 218-828-2320.

Outdoor Notes - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Outdoor Notes Brainerd Daily Dispatch With warm weather on the way, many off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders may be eager to hit the trails, but state forest roads and trails are typically wet during the spring, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will need to close... and more

M&M Express Sales & Service to open in Brainerd - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

M&M Express Sales & Service to open in Brainerd Brainerd Daily Dispatch When the Brainerd location opens on April 1 it will be the fourth location for M&M Express Sales & Service, all located in Minnesota. The Brainerd location is at the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 25, formerly the location of Brainerd Country ...

Disposable, flushable wipes wreaking havoc in Wadena sewers - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Disposable, flushable wipes wreaking havoc in Wadena sewers - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Disposable, flushable wipes wreaking havoc in Wadena sewers Brainerd Daily Dispatch A quick online search reveals stories of sewer problems related to the wipes everywhere from other small Minnesota cities to New York City. The New York Times reported the city's spent more than $18 million in the past five years on problems related to ... and more

New Pathways to host fundraiser dinner - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

New Pathways to host fundraiser dinner - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch New Pathways to host fundraiser dinner Brainerd Daily Dispatch Some of the auction items include: two tickets for three hours of zip lines totaling more than a mile in length in the Minnesota River valley, from the Kerfoot Canopy Tours; one custom fishing rod, built locally and engraved with the New Pathways Logo ...

Woman's story powers legislative push in Minnesota to avert autopsies - Crookston Daily Times - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Woman's story powers legislative push in Minnesota to avert autopsies - Crookston Daily Times - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News KFGO Woman's story powers legislative push in Minnesota to avert autopsies Crookston Daily Times I was heartbroken," LaPrairie, a Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member, told state lawmakers Thursday. "Everything that my family went through could happen tomorrow or ... LaPrairie's husband, Mushkoob Aubid, was involved in a car accident in northeastern ... Correction: Autopsies-Religious Objections story

Another suspect in the Grand Rapids group home attacked has been charged - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Another suspect in the Grand Rapids group home attacked has been charged - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Another suspect in the Grand Rapids group home attacked has been charged Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN. (NNCNOW.com) -- A teenager, involved in a group home attack on a care-taker, made an initial appearance in Itasca County Court today. 18-year-old Dylan Lee King, originally of Cloquet, has been charged as an adult, with one count of... and more

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looking for a male yorkie puppie small the size 3 to 4 lbs. please call 218/326 2121 or emailbrendaandprecious@yahoo.com grand rapids mn

April 8 Workshop: Clear up the Fog about Artist Residencies: A Simple Framework - Region 2 Arts Council

Teachers, artists, administrators & program directors: this workshop is for you! Margaret Burger is a local artist who has made art with kids of all ages in schools, clubs, libraries, and at festivals. Through trial, error, and trouble-shooting, shes come up with a simple framework and a series of handouts that help make artist residency procedures and processes clearer for teachers, artists, administrators, and program directors.

Greenway School Board approves bond sale - Herald Review - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Greenway School Board approves bond sale Herald Review At the regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, March 25, it was mostly business as usual for Greenway school board, with a couple exceptions. The board heard from Mike Hoheisel from Baird Public Finance, who was present regarding the possible sale... and more

Minnesota lawmakers meet with federal trade officials to discuss steel ... - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Minnesota lawmakers meet with federal trade officials to discuss steel ... - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Minnesota lawmakers meet with federal trade officials to discuss steel ... Duluth News Tribune "As a result, thousands of good-paying mining jobs across the nation including more than 450 on Minnesota's Iron Range are in jeopardy." "Minnesota produces 70 percent of the iron ore consumed in the United States at some of the best prices. We ... Minnesota lawmakers visit White House to halt illegal steel dumpingNorthland's NewsCenter MN Congressional Delegation and Lt.

GR's Schauer area wrestler of the year - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

For Grand Rapids senior Jackson Schauer the sport of wrestling was about much more than the success he had on the mat.

GR girls 4th at Paul Bunyan Classic - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawk girls track and field team traveled to Bemidji State University to the Gillette Rec. Center and competed in the Paul Bunyan Classic Tuesday. Out of a total of 17 teams the

Onto another season for Rapids marching band - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Although the competitive performance season for the Grand Rapids High School marching band wrapped up in October, the preparation for the upcoming season is already well underway.

Basketball: Area youth teams in Pacesetter playoffs - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Basketball: Area youth teams in Pacesetter playoffs Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Minnesota state championships will be June 20-21 at St. Cloud and the Great Four-State Championships begin June 27 in Minneapolis. The top two teams from each state advance to play in an 8-team Great Four-State Championship at...

Entrepreneur Fund to host Womens Opportunity Weekend - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

The Entrepreneur Fund and the Womens Business Center has announced the return of Womens Opportunity Weekend, on April 24-26 at Cove Point Lodge, Beaver Bay. The Womens Opportunity Weekend is an ann

Elementary school put on lockdown following shell casing found in parking lot - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Elementary school put on lockdown following shell casing found in parking lot - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Elementary school put on lockdown following shell casing found in parking lot Northland's NewsCenter Aurora, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- A shell casing was found in the parking lot of the Mesabi East Elementary School in Aurora, Minn., Friday morning, putting the Iron Range school into immediate lockdown. School officials called in the East Range Police... and more

Nortrax general managers volunteer time at Gillette Childrens Hospital - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Dale Gessell, regional vice president of Nortrax, gathered Nortrax General Managers Matt Hanson, Sam Lulich, Steve Boehm, Chip Cramer and Ken Knauf and took a break from corporate meetings to spend th

Ogles Marketplace Foods partners with Itasca County Habitat for Humanity - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Shoppers at Ogles Marketplace Foods will have an easy way to support affordable housing in Itasca County this April.

Century 21 agents honored for excellence - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Realizing that customer service is an integral part of its commitment to professional excellence, Century 21 Real Estate LLC has recognized Michelle Kutschat, Jim Kutschat and Jackie Anderson of Centu

Minn. Cup accepting applications - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

The 11th annual Minnesota Cup the largest statewide entrepreneurial competition in the United States is accepting applications for the 2015 contest. Minnesota residents have until May 8 to submit

Second Harvest's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short - Herald Review - Bovey Minnesota - Google News

Second Harvest's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short - Herald Review - Bovey Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Second Harvest's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short Herald Review All March donations made to the Second Harvest Food Shelf are used for food that is distributed to over 1,000 families each month, serving people in communities like Grand Rapids, Balsam, Bovey, Cohasset, Coleraine, and Marble. The Food Shelf depends... and more

Second Harvest's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short - Herald Review - Marble Minnesota - Google News

Second Harvest's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short - Herald Review - Marble Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Second Harvest's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short Herald Review All March donations made to the Second Harvest Food Shelf are used for food that is distributed to over 1,000 families each month, serving people in communities like Grand Rapids, Balsam, Bovey, Cohasset, Coleraine, and Marble. The Food Shelf depends... and more

Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook - Hibbing Public Library

Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook - Hibbing Public Library Get a head start on planning your summer camping trips with this comprehensive cookbook. Full of techniques, tips and recipes! Mother and kids trio Tammy, Steven and September run four dehydrators to experiment with recipes. They include full recipes, such as fruit leather, as well as techniques for dehydrating and storing spices such as garlic and ginger. Check out The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookboo

Red Crossbill - Crane Lake Nature Blog

Red Crossbill - Crane Lake Nature BlogNow here is a bird that fits its name, Red Crossbill their bill actually crosses. The Red Crossbill is a pine coneseed extractor specialist. They feed similar to a parrot in that they use one of their feet to hold the pine conewhile separating the fins of the cone with their unique bill and then lastly using their stiff tongue to finally extract the seed. male Red Crossbill Crossbills are constantly picking grit, which I think they need to ingest, in order for their crop to grind up the hard seeds that they eat. Crossbill tongue Red Crossbill tongue Heres a bunch of old information from John James Audubon its still relevant today, except for the shotgun part! Imagine back in Audubons time, the wildlife was so plentiful early settlers thought it would never run out.

Second Harvests Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is coming up short - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

March is coming to an end and Second Harvest is in need of Hunger Heroes! Donations made through Friday, April 3, will count toward the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. This campaign is a lifeline

Last chance to join the Farmers Market - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Weve sprung forward, the temperatures are rising and spring is officially upon us.

Grand Rapids-Greenway's McLaughlin is News Tribune's girls hockey player of ... - Duluth News Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Grand Rapids-Greenway's McLaughlin is News Tribune's girls hockey player of ... - Duluth News Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Duluth News Tribune Grand Rapids-Greenway's McLaughlin is News Tribune's girls hockey player of ... Duluth News Tribune Jordan's mother, Tammi, later married Grant Bischoff, a former Minnesota Gophers hockey star from Grand Rapids. Grant had lost his wife of 18 years, Jackie, to lung cancer on Nov. 19, 2010. The McBisch Bunch was formed, with parents Grant and Tammi...

Grand Rapids-Greenway's McLaughlin is News Tribune's girls hockey player of ... - Duluth News Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Grand Rapids-Greenway's McLaughlin is News Tribune's girls hockey player of ... - Duluth News Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News Duluth News Tribune Grand Rapids-Greenway's McLaughlin is News Tribune's girls hockey player of ... Duluth News Tribune We expected to go a lot farther, but I know most teams did, said McLaughlin, who will play college hockey at Minnesota State-Mankato next season. The girls will do well next year. They'll be just fine without me. McLaughlin and Proctor-Hermantown...

Conquering Addiction: Man gets new life, has hope for future - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Conquering Addiction: Man gets new life, has hope for future - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Conquering Addiction: Man gets new life, has hope for future Brainerd Daily Dispatch The doors to the Central Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge (MnTC) opened in 2008 off South Sixth Street in Brainerd. MnTC helps teens and adults in the central part of the state gain freedom from chemical addiction and other life controlling problems ... and more

Get 100 Free Song Downloads from SXSW - Northern Cheapskate

Get 100 Free Song Downloads from SXSW - Northern CheapskateIf you missed the annual SXSW music festival in Austin, TX, earlier this month, no worries! You can get 100 free song downloads from SXSW artists courtesy of National Public Radio. The Austin 100: A SXSW 2015 Mix includes music from artists such as Charlie Belle, Jukebox The Ghost, Meg Mac, Whiskey Shivers and many more. There is a huge variety of music from these up-and-coming artists in this free sampler.

Give Them Your Time - Explore Chiropractic

Give Them Your Time - Explore ChiropracticThe best thing that you can give to children is your time.Give Them Your TimeThe best thing that you can give to children is your time.Amplifeied

HCC to host Charting the Future Gallery Walk on Tuesday - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

HCC to host Charting the Future Gallery Walk on Tuesday Hibbing Daily Tribune HIBBING Hibbing Community College will host the second Charting the Future Gallery Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in room B212. The purpose of the event is to get feedback from the campus ... Colleges and Universities strategic ... and more

HCC to host Charting the Future Gallery Walk on Tuesday - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

HCC to host Charting the Future Gallery Walk on Tuesday Hibbing Daily Tribune HIBBING Hibbing Community College will host the second Charting the Future Gallery Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in room B212. The purpose of the event is to get feedback from the campus ... Colleges and Universities strategic ... and more

HCC to host Charting the Future Gallery Walk on Tuesday - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Hibbing Community College will host the second Charting the Future Gallery Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in room B212. The purpose of the event is to get feedback from the c

Tomassoni urges Volkswagen to consider Minnesota - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Tomassoni urges Volkswagen to consider Minnesota Hibbing Daily Tribune ... and was co-signed by fellow lawmaker Rep. Carly Melin, Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben and Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) Commissioner Mark Phillips. and more

Greenway School Board approves bond sale - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

At the regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, March 25, it was mostly business as usual for Greenway school board, with a couple exceptions. The board heard from Mike Hoheisel from Baird Public Fin

Tomassoni urges Volkswagen to consider Minnesota - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

ST. PAUL Anti-union rhetoric from Tennessee lawmakers led to Sen. David Tomassoni, DFL-Chisholm, sending an open letter to Volkswagens president and CEO urging the company to move operations to Min

RAMS elects Perfetto as new president - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

MOUNTAIN IRON Silver Bay Councilor Carlene Perfetto has been elected president of the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools Board.

N-K school board chooses business model - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK More than 30 parents and teachers Wednesday waited anxiously for the Nashwauk-Keewatin (N-K) School Boards selection of a new business model.

Aggressive construction scheduled for Hwy. 53 relocation - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Residents should see construction on the Highway 53 relocation project in Virginia begin this autumn, according to MnDOT officials who spoke at a public hearing in the City Council chambers

Orchestra makes the rounds - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The Crescendo Youth Orchestra performs at Realife Cooperative of Hibbing South Thursday as part of a four-stop tour around the city.

Clock ticking on administrators appointment - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM Chisholm will be without a permanent city administrator at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, March 31.

Bail set for stabbing suspect - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

A Grand Rapids man is facing eight felony counts, including second degree attempted murder, in connection with an early Wednesday morning stabbing that left his brother with multiple stab wounds.

Kylan on top of Hill at Morris - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Kylan on top of Hill at Morris - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News Aitkin Independent Age Kylan on top of Hill at Morris Aitkin Independent Age Heading into his senior year and final baseball season at the University of Minnesota-Morris, Kylan Hill recalled his career as a Division III baseball player. Hill graduated from Aitkin High School in 2011. I wanted to continue playing baseball in ...

Brother of alleged synthetic drug dealer plans to open smoke shop in Bemidji - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Brother of alleged synthetic drug dealer plans to open smoke shop in Bemidji Bemidji Pioneer According to prosecutors, Wazwaz owned a chain of "Smokes 4 Less" smoke shops throughout Minnesota, which he allegedly used to distribute the synthetic drugs. He also allegedly coordinated distribution among other retailers across the country. and more

Kenneth M. Zarling - Fairmont Sentinel - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Kenneth M. Zarling - Fairmont Sentinel - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News Fairmont Sentinel Kenneth M. Zarling Fairmont Sentinel He and Devon cherished time spent at their camper on Lake Mille Lacs and travels to Texas, Florida, and Branson, Mo. In his younger years, he treasured time spent with his sons, hunting and golfing. They also shared many lake activities together. He ...

New Content from Thursday March 26

Church News - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Church News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Trinity Lutheran Church of Brainerd will have several services during Holy Week and on Easter Sunday. Trinity is located at 1420 South Sixth St. The observance of Holy Week will begin on Palm Sunday with two services with the traditional Palm ... and more

Special Olympics fund raiser is Saturday: HHS boys vs. HHS girls basketball ... - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Special Olympics fund raiser is Saturday: HHS boys vs. HHS girls basketball ... Hibbing Daily Tribune HIBBING When Gianna Valentini made the Hibbing High School girls basketball cheerleading squad this season, that set the wheels in motion for a benefit for Special Olympics. Valentini, who has Down symdrome, has taken part in some Special Olympics...

Special Olympics fund raiser is Saturday: HHS boys vs. HHS girls basketball ... - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Special Olympics fund raiser is Saturday: HHS boys vs. HHS girls basketball ... Hibbing Daily Tribune HIBBING When Gianna Valentini made the Hibbing High School girls basketball cheerleading squad this season, that set the wheels in motion for a benefit for Special Olympics. Valentini, who has Down symdrome, has taken part in some Special Olympics...

High Schoolers Show Their Skills - Mesabi Daily News - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

High Schoolers Show Their Skills - Mesabi Daily News - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News Mesabi Daily News High Schoolers Show Their Skills Mesabi Daily News Mountain Iron-Buhl students Brody Bissonette and Jaylon Holmes work as a team to perform CPR and set up a defibulator during an EMT test Thursday morning at Mesabi Range College. The test was part of the school's annual skills fair which gives high... and more

―One pitch at a time - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA Head coach Matthew Erzar and the Mesabi Range baseball team are taking things one pitch at a time as the regular season is ready to kick off in full force.

High Schoolers Show Their Skills - Mesabi Daily News - News

High Schoolers Show Their Skills At Mesabi Range College Fair

Defending champ opens Last Chance with victory - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

HIBBING At least Jeff Isaacson has passed the first hurdle in defending his title.

Meeting sought on illegal steel imports - Mesabi Daily News - News

WASHINGTON Eighth District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, Gov. Mark Dayton and Steelworkers leaders want to meet with top White House officials to encourage immediat

Silver Bay councilor elected RAMS president - Mesabi Daily News - News

MOUNTAIN IRON Silver Bay Councilor Carlene Perfetto has been elected president of the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools Board.

Recharged with Molitor, Twins need starting pitching spike - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MINNEAPOLIS Paul Molitor was hired as Minnesotas new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking a fresh start.

Scouts face off for food - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING Hibbings food shelves will be the beneficiaries of a food drive competition to held this weekend.

Nashwauk council to battle blight - Mesabi Daily News - News

NASHWAUK The Nashwauk City Council is fed up with blighted buildings posing safety hazards for residents, and plans to take the issue head-on.

Students get advice on careers - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING With graduation nearly two months away, Hibbing High School seniors spent Monday obtaining career advice from professionals.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors collecting food in Nashwauk - Mesabi Daily News - News

NASHWAUK A church is yet again stepping up to collect non-perishable food items for the Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NHN) Food Shelf in Nashwauk.

Hwy. 53 reroute: What will it look like? - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Hwy. 53 reroute: What will it look like? Hometown Focus Whether it be a historic wooden bridge in Embarrass Township, the Blatnik Bridge in Duluth, the Mackinac in Michigan, the Golden Gate in San Francisco, or a 200- foot high bridge crossing a mini-Grand Canyon in Virginia, MN, bridges beckon people and... and more

VAHS's Betty Pond to tell story of temperance advocate Emily Hobhouse - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

VAHS's Betty Pond to tell story of temperance advocate Emily Hobhouse Hometown Focus Learn how this courageous woman made her mark on Virginia, MN and the world. This presentation of pictures and words, sponsored by the Virginia Area Historical Society, will take place in the activities room of the Columbia Apartments, 600 N. 3rd Ave ...

The comparison game - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

The comparison game Hometown Focus Maxx Ehrmann. The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else's highlight reel. - Steven Furtick. Charlene Haapala, MSW, LICSW, is a mental health therapist with Clarius Health in Virginia, MN.

Virginia 6th grade boys win MYAS basketball championship - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Virginia 6th grade boys win MYAS basketball championship Hometown Focus A display of the 2015 awards won by the Virginia boys traveling basketball team, including the state championship trophy. Submitted photo. The team went into the 2015 MYAS (Minnesota Youth Athletic Services) Grade State Basketball Championship earlier...

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaCAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A family matter is given to you to resolve because you have the gift for bringing quarrelsome kinfolk together. But while youre playing Dr. Phil, dont neglect your career obligations. read more

Spring burning restrictions begin in Minnesota - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

The Department of Natural Resources will restrict debris burning in many northwestern, southern and central Minnesota counties this week, beginning Wednesday, March 25, and in other parts of the state beginning in April.read more

First vessel of 2015 season departs Duluth - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

First vessel of 2015 season departs Duluth - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaTWIN PORTS The John G. Munson on Monday became the first laker to depart the port of Duluth-Superior for the 2015 maritime shipping season. The John G. Munson left its winter berth at Fraser Shipyards in Superior on Monday, Mar. 21.read more

Seed starting tips - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Seed starting tips - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jo Bjerke Master Gardener Virginia, MN The seed catalogs arriving in the mailbox contain all the pertinent successful growing information for each variety. Reading these catalogs will educate novice gardeners for success. The seed packets contain all the information for that variety.

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Rosie Gams Decorator Challenge: Furniture in front of the window? Remedy: read more

Virginia 6th grade boys win MYAS basketball championship - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Virginia 6th grade boys win MYAS basketball championship - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Cindy Kujala HTF Staff Writer Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. That was the lesson imparted to and learned by the 6th grade boys basketball traveling team from Virginia this season, says coach Phil Peliska.read more

Why do woodpeckers peck? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Why do woodpeckers peck? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jerry McCormick HTF Columnist During the long months of winter and early spring, one thing we do not have to worry about is bugs. Once in a while someone jokes about this during periods of cold weather: At least the mosquitoes arent too bad! But some animals DO need to worry about bugs all winter,

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Plan available for review - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. LOUIS COUNTY The first draft of a plan for dealing with Aquatic Invasive Species in St. Louis County is now available for public review and comment. The draft plan is the work of St.read more

Updated St. Louis County zoning ordinance draft ready for review - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. LOUIS COUNTY St. Louis County continues to move forward with efforts to update its zoning ordinance.read more

Comments sought on Minnesota deer population goals - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Comments on proposed deer population goals recommended by citizen advisory teams in 40 of Minnesotas 128 deer permit areas will be accepted Thursday, April 2, through Wednesday, April 15, on the Department of Natural Resources website at www.mndnr. gov/deer.read more

Mesabi Nugget, Mining Resources make a big splash at UWNEMNs polar plunge fundraising event - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Mesabi Nugget, Mining Resources make a big splash at UWNEMNs polar plunge fundraising event - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaHOYT LAKES The numbers tell an impressive story: 12 jumpers from Mesabi Nugget and Mining Resource plunged into the ice-covered waters of Lake Vermilion on February 14, to raise $18,803 for children in need.read more

Annual Easter Egg Hunt planned for April 4; Board of Review meeting set for April 30 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

From the City Council: From the March 2, 2015, meeting: Approved a donation of $1,000 to the Summer Work Outreach Project (SWOP). Monies for this donation came from the Citys Charitable Gambling Fund.read more

Co-ops keep members informed about water heating ban - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Co-ops keep members informed about water heating ban - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaGRAND RAPIDS Many cooperative members have taken a keen interest in the Department of Energy's plan to ban large-capacity water heaters. Thousands of co-op members own a large-capacity water heater to qualify for participation in the off-peak water heating program.read more

Matt LaMourea wins Snocross points championship - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Matt LaMourea wins Snocross points championship - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaEVELETH Ten-year-old Matt LaMourea of Eveleth raced to a Snocross points championship and was the runner-up in his second class of racing for the 2014-15 race season. Along the way he claimed three podium finishes at ISOC Snocross National events and 14 podium finishes at ISOC Snocross Regional events.read more

St. Lukes Hibbing Family Medical Clinic welcomes ophthalmologist - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

St. Lukes Hibbing Family Medical Clinic welcomes ophthalmologist - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaHIBBING St. Lukes Hibbing Family Medical Clinic welcomes ophthalmologist Dr. Charlie Ahrens. Dr. Ahrens will practice in Hibbing for one year and then transition to practicing at both Hibbing Family Medical Clinic and Miller Creek Medical Clinic in Hermantown.read more

MNs statewide entrepreneurial competition begins - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS The 11th annual Minnesota Cup the largest statewide entrepreneurial competition in the United States is accepting applications for the 2015 contest. Minnesota residents have until May 8 to submit entries to compete for a record $327,000 in prize money.read more

Experts team up to answer MNsure questions, assist with enrollment - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST PAUL Minnesotans who need help figuring out if they are eligible for MNsures special enrollment period can get free, in person assistance across the state starting this week. Certified MNsure navigators will be on-site at tax clinicsjoined by tax professionals to provide one-stopshopping help with questions and enrollment.read more

Embarrass Garden & flower Club meeting notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

EMBARRASS The Embarrass Garden & Flower Club will meet on Wednesday, Apr. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Pike Town Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

VAHSs Betty Pond to tell story of temperance advocate Emily Hobhouse - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The public is invited to hear Betty Pond tell the story of temperance advocate Emily Hobhouse on Friday, Apr. 3, at 2 p.m. in Virginia. Hobhouse traveled halfway around the world in hopes of saving Cornish miners from the evils of alcohol and prostitution. Learn how this courageous woman made her mark on Virginia, MN and the world.read more

Mesabi UU Church notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Rev. Suzanne Wasilczuk will speak on the symbols, the meanings and the lessons of Easter on Sunday, Apr. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church.

Suoma Juotsi birthday celebration planned - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HIBBING Suoma Juotsis birthday will be celebrated at the Finnish Americans and Friends meeting on Tuesday, Apr. 7, at 2 p.m. at Binsters Bar and Grill, 2601 1st Ave. in Hibbing. Juotsis friends who will be attending the celebration are asked to call 218-744-5761 or 218-262-1206 to be added to the guest list so preparations can match attendance.read more

Habitat for Humanity meeting in Ely - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ELY North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity is holding a community information meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 31, at 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Ely. This meeting is for anyone who wants to learn more about Habitat for Humanity, find out how to get involved or hear about the home building project that will start early this summer with the Anderson-Carlsness family in Ely.read more

Open mic at First Stage on April 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Writers and readers are invited to bring original or favorite prose and poetry to the First Stage of the Lyric Center for the Arts, 514 Chestnut St., Virginia, on Monday, Apr. 6, at 6:30 p.m. The Words & Lyrics mic will be open to share readings. This event is part of an ongoing monthly series for appreciation of the written and spoken word.

Mt. Iron meeting notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON The regular meeting of the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 1, has been canceled.

The new Microsoft Windows 10 operating system - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

The new Microsoft Windows 10 operating system - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Mark Wilcox HTF Columnist Whats going on in the world of upgrades for Microsofts current operating system Windows 8.1? Redmond magazine is the authoritative, independent voice of the Microsoft IT community, and provides real-world technical, product, news, and industry information for experienced IT professionals working within a Windows platform computing environment.

Earth Fest to feature Toward Zero Waste event - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Earth Fest to feature Toward Zero Waste event - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Allison Sawyer HTF Contributor At this years Iron Range Earth Fest on Saturday, April 18, visitors and exhibitors will have the opportunity to participate in the events first ever Toward Zero Waste initiative. What exactly does this mean?read more

Post-Secondary Finance Workshops announced - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON Post-Secondary Finance Workshops will be held on Monday, 30, and Tuesday, Mar. 31, from 6 7: p.m. at the Merritt Elementary School library in Mt. Iron. The workshops will Engaging families and communicating about higher education decisions their children Planning for higher education Paying for higher educationread more

Historic commercial, emergency and miscellaneous vehicles on the Iron Range - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Historic commercial, emergency and miscellaneous vehicles on the Iron Range - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By James A. Korpi HTF Contributor Ive been an old car, truck and tractor enthusiast ever since I can remember and Ive been an Iron Range Historical Society member for several years. When asked to write a book about old cars, I asked, Why not do something different? Lets do a book about old trucks.rea

Range Fiberart Guild meeting notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Range Fiberart Guild will meet on Thursday, Apr. 2, at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be held at Kaleva Hall, 125 3rd St. North in Virginia.read more

The comparison game - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

The comparison game - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Charlene Haapala HTF Columnist How often have you caught yourself looking at the long list of status updates from all of your friends on Facebook? Daily, multiple times a day, or weekly? Have you sat there thinking to yourself, when is my life going to start looking like that?read more

Marijuana munchies; cancer biopsy safety - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Marijuana munchies; cancer biopsy safety - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaQ: Now that marijuana is legal in some states, can we have a frank discussion about what causes the munchies? -- Timothy L., Nederland, Colorado A: Nederland, eh? Youre up even higher than Boulder ... but back to the point: Why the munchies? The answer is pretty simple: Marijuana messes with your brain, specifically your hypothalamus.read more

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 232 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 232 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Sally Yuccas HTF Columnist Greetings & Sallytations! read more

Healthy for Life - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Healthy for Life - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Julie Asbach HTF Columnist Greetings to everyone! Hopefully in this, our awakening season, we may strive to recognize every day as a spiritual adventure towards everlasting peace. The end of this week notes Palm Sunday which begins Holy Week.read more

MPCA releases draft recommendations for protecting wild rice from excess sulfate - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is releasing its proposal for protecting wild rice from excess sulfate. Rather than relying on a single sulfate level for all wild rice waters in the state, the agency proposes to calculate a sulfate level for each wild rice water, based on location-specific factors.read more

Easter ideas: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Easter ideas: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor My family had a Thanksgiving reunion a few years ago at my sister and brother-in-laws on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They served a variety of seafood (eat local!) for the holiday, and roasted a turkey simply to appease my traditionalist daughters. It (the seafood) was f

1962 classmates get together - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

1962 classmates get together - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Betty Pond HTF Contributor A gaggle of geriatrics got together for lunch last week. We are members of the Gilbert High School Class of 1962. This is not something we have done before. Oh, we have reunions every five or 10 years, but to just get together for lunch was a first. It was a very special

ASPCA guide to pet-safe gardening - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ASPCA guide to pet-safe gardening - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) experts field tens of thousands of calls each year involving animal companions whove had potentially hazardous contact with insecticides, weed killers and pet-toxic plants.read more

Eveleth-Gilbert Junior High Drama to present Cinderella - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Eveleth-Gilbert Junior High Drama to present Cinderella - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaGILBERT Eveleth-Gilbert Junior High Drama will present the beloved musical Cinderella. Performances are set for Monday, Mar. 30, and Tuesday, Mar. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Feyereisen Auditorium on the Gilbert campus. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for students and senior citizens.read more

Calculation would change to driving distance - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

One of the current eligibility criteria for the Veterans Choice Program is based on the distance calculation using thedistance from a Veterans home to the nearest VA medical facility.read more

DNR urges trail users to check for temporary closures - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

STATEWIDE With warm weather on the way, many off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders may be eager to hit the trails, but state forest roads and trails are typically wet during the spring, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will need to close some areas temporarily.read more

Vappu (May Day) dance planned at Kaleva Hall - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA A Vappu (May Day) family dance party and ice cream social will be held at Kaleva Hall in Virginia on Saturday, Apr. 25, from 6 9 p.m. Music for dancing and entertainment will be provided by Rod Cerar Orchestra. Cost is $10; ages 12 and under free. Coffee an will be served. Kaleva Hall is located at 125 N. 3rd St. in Virginia.

VA works to expand Veterans Choice Program eligibility - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will change the calculation used to determine the distance between a Veterans residence and the nearest VA medical facility from a straight line distance to driving distance.read more

Groundbreaking device being tested by VA may put end to pressure ulcers - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Pressure ulcers (commonly known as bed sores) are one of the most troublesome and painful complications for patients during a long hospital stay, but a joint project between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Innovation and General Electric (GE) Global Research may one day make pressure ulcers a thing of the past.read more

DNR seeks volunteers for frog and toad calling survey - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

STATEWIDE The Department of Natural Resources Nongame Wildlife Program is seeking volunteers to participate in the Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey to help track population changes in the states 14 frog and toad species. Frogs and toads are one of the best indicators of wetland health.read more

Drone video of the Hwy. 53 re-route - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Drone video of the Hwy. 53 re-route - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor [img_assist|nid=107022|title=|desc= This DJI Phantom unmanned aerial vehicle is similar to Terry Hartikkas.read more

Louise Redmond benefit slated for April 25 in Orr - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Louise Redmond benefit slated for April 25 in Orr - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaORR A benefit for Louise Redmond, who was recently diagnosed with inoperable stomach cancer, will be held on Saturday, Apr. 25, from 4 8 p.m. with a dance to follow at the Orr American Legion on Hwy. 53 in Orr.read more

Hwy. 53 reroute: What will it look like? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Hwy. 53 reroute: What will it look like? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor [img_assist|nid=107016|title=|desc= This is a map of the proposed E-2 re-route path for Hwy. 53 between Midway and Virginia. The circled areas are the locations that the Visual Quality Review Committee have input on and include the two bridges and the city entrance at Second Avenue.

Vision-Pro Optical moving to new location in Aurora - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Vision-Pro Optical moving to new location in Aurora - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaAURORA The locallyowned eye care retail chain, Vision-Pro Optical, is moving to a new location in Aurora, Minn., early next week. The Aurora Vision-Pro store is moving to 405 West 3rd Ave North, also known as the old East Range Clinic building.read more

Suspect charged in Grand Rapids stabbing - Duluth News Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Suspect charged in Grand Rapids stabbing - Duluth News Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Duluth News Tribune Suspect charged in Grand Rapids stabbing Duluth News Tribune Officers were called to a residence on the 900 block of Northwest Eighth Street at 1:47 a.m. Wednesday on the report of a stabbing, the Grand Rapids Police Department reported. Sgt. Robert Stein said the 35-year-old victim had been stabbed multiple ... Grand Rapids Man Charged with Attempted MurderKDAL Grand Rapids ma

HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former ... Bemidji Pioneer 'In the Shadow of Paul Bunyan is a documentary about the Paul Bunyan myth, but it's also about a few stories that the Paul Bunyan myth obscures; specifically the 1917 lumberjack strike in Bemidji, which was one of the largest strikes of organized... and more

Minnesota Broadband ranks 22 to 28 (depending on how you slice it) according to Akamai - Blandin on Broadband

Minnesota Broadband ranks 22 to 28 (depending on how you slice it) according to Akamai - Blandin on BroadbandThe latest Akamai reports are in (for Q4 2015). As you may recall from the Q3 report, neither Minnesota nor the US ranked in the Top Ten in terms of broadband speeds. (The US does top the lists for IP addresses, but thats sheer numbers and so less easy/valuable to compare.) In any case, neither Minnesota nor the US made the lists again. Thanks to the folks at Akamai, here is how Minnesota ranks Ave

Bail set for stabbing suspect - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A Grand Rapids man is facing eight felony counts, including second degree attempted murder, in connection with an early Wednesday morning stabbing that left his brother with multiple stab wounds.

Spay & Neuter Clinic - Grand Rapids

When: Fri Apr 3, 2015 3pm to 4pm CDT Where: Mobile site at Thrift Store, 2515 Hwy 2 West, Grand Rapids, Mn Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Friends for Animal Welfare Inc of Grand Rapids is hosting a mobile Spay and Neuter Clinic Friday April 3rd and Saturday April 4th at the Thrift Store located at 2515 Hwy west Grand Rapids . Appointments need to be made by March 30th by calling Kindest Cut at 1-763-489-7729.

Film showing - "The Broken Moon" - Marcos Negrao - Grand Rapids

When: Thu Apr 2, 2015 6pm to Thu Apr 2, 2015 7pm CDT Where: Grand Rapids Public Library, 140 Northeast 2nd Street, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Grand Rapids Area Library will show The Broken Moon, a documentary film by Marcos Negrao on Thursday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m. The community is invited to see the film and engage in conversation with the filmmaker afterwards.

Friends of Sanford Health - Jewelry Sale - Bemidji Community Calendar

When: Wed Apr 1, 2015 7:30am to 5:30pm CDT Where: Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, 1300 Anne Street Northwest, Bemidji, MN 56601, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Friends of Sanford Health will host a two-day $6 Jewelry sale from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on March 31 and from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 1 in the east lobby of Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, just outside the Gift Shop.

Memoir Workshop - Brenda Hudson - Brainerd Area Calendar

When: Sat Mar 28, 2015 10am to 1pm CDT Where: Brainerd Public Library, 416 South 5th Street, Brainerd, MN 56401, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: The Brainerd Public Library will hold a three-hour Memoir Workshop at two different times on March 28. Participants can choose from: Saturday, March 28 from 10:00am to 1:00pm Saturday, March 28 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm In the three-hour workshop, participants will be guided through supportive journaling techniques to create vignettes or captured moments of important life events.

A Place at the Table - Circles of Support - Grand Rapids

When: Mon Apr 6, 2015 11am to 1pm CDT Where: Grand Rapids Public Library, 140 Northeast 2nd Street, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: A Place at the Table explores the many factors that have created the increasing hunger issue in America - rising poverty levels; a system of food production and subsidies that makes unhealthy food cheap and healthy fo

'Alcohol and speed' suspected in snowmobile crash on lake that killed UMD ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

'Alcohol and speed' suspected in snowmobile crash on lake that killed UMD ... Minneapolis Star Tribune Drinking and speeding are suspected of being behind a snowmobile crash on a dark Iron Range lake that killed the driver and seriously injured his rider, authorities said. Chase H. DeDominces, 20, of Duluth, died Monday after suffering head injuries in ... and more

Miss Emily Hobhouse Story - Virginia Historical Society - Virginia Area Calendar

When: Fri Apr 3, 2015 2pm to 3pm CDT Where: Virginia Area Historical Society, 600 N. 3rd Ave, Virginia, MN, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: The Virginia Area Historical Society presents the story of Miss Emily Hobhouse, who made her mark in Virginia and the world, hoping to save Cornish miners from the evils of alcohol & prostitution. The event is Friday, April 3rd at 2pm in Virginia at the Columbia Apartments activities room.

Open Mic Night - First Stage Lyric Center for Arts - Virginia Area Calendar

When: Mon Apr 6, 2015 6:30pm to Mon Apr 6, 2015 7:30pm CDT Where: Lyric Center for the Arts, 514 Chestnut Street West, Virginia, MN 55792, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Writers and readers are invited to bring original or favorite prose and poetry to the First Stage of the Lyric Center for the Arts, 514 Chestnut St., Virginia, on Monday, April 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Anne Dunn & Annie Humphrey - Stories & Songs Ojibwe - Grand Rapids

When: Mon Mar 30, 2015 6pm to Mon Mar 30, 2015 7pm CDT Where: Grand Rapids Public Library, 140 Northeast 2nd Street, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Ojibwe author and storyteller, Anne Dunn, and her singer/songwriter daughter, Annie Humphrey, will share Stories and Songs of the Ojibwe at the Grand Rapids Area Library at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30th. The program is the second of three events highlighting the librarys 2015 Rapids Reads selection The Road Back to Sweetgrass.

RAMS to get a new president - Herald Review - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

RAMS to get a new president Herald Review MOUNTAIN IRON The Range Association of Municipalities and Schools will have a new president later today. The Balloting Committee is ready to report election results to the RAMS Board at its 6 p.m. meeting in the Northeast Service Center in Mountain... and more

RAMS to get a new president - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

MOUNTAIN IRON The Range Association of Municipalities and Schools will have a new president later today.

Outdoor Expo offers variety of speakers, events - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Outdoor Expo offers variety of speakers, events - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News International Falls Journal Outdoor Expo offers variety of speakers, events International Falls Journal Entries can be mailed to the Evangelical Covenant Church, 1631 1st Avenue E, International Falls, MN 56649, Attn: Photo Contest. You may also drop off your entries to the church office between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9. Entry forms and ...

Wolf meeting April 2 in Bemidji - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Wolf meeting April 2 in Bemidji Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota, including in Bemidji, to explain state and federal programs focusing on ...

Adeline Catherine Pratt - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Adeline Catherine Pratt, age 87, of Virginia and formerly of Parkville and Tower, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at Chestnut Grove in Virginia. She was born July 2, 1927, in Virginia the daughter of Fredrick and Sarah (Roses) Limmer. She graduated from the Pike-Sandy School. Adeline was united in marriage to Donald C. Pratt on June 17, 1946, in Virginia. read more

Joanne Donald (Zaa We Bi Ne Siik Yellow Bird) - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Joanne Donald (Zaa We Bi Ne Siik Yellow Bird) passed on to the spirit world on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Joanne was born on November 2, 1935 and raised on the Nett Lake Indian Reservation (Bois Forte). Joanne moved to Lake Vermilion (Bois Forte) with her husband Gary W. Donald in 1978. read more

Minnesota Tweaks Sulfate Limits for Wild Rice Waters - Indian Country Today Media Network - Edge of the Wilderness Minnesota - Google News

Minnesota Tweaks Sulfate Limits for Wild Rice Waters - Indian Country Today Media Network - Edge of the Wilderness Minnesota - Google News Indian Country Today Media Network Minnesota Tweaks Sulfate Limits for Wild Rice Waters Indian Country Today Media Network A proposal to change the basis by which limits are imposed on the amount of sulfate that mining companies can release into Minnesota's lakes and streams has met with concern over the potential effect on wild-rice waters, sacred to the Ojibwe. On ... and more

Republican budget plan: Tax cuts can work - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

ST. PAUL Republican lawmakers have defied expectations in their new $39.9 billion state budget plan, which would cut taxes by $2 billion while increasing spending on transportation and schools.

Lincoln County Broadband 2014 Update: Need the help they are getting from the MN Broadband Fund - Blandin on Broadband

Lincoln County Broadband 2014 Update: Need the help they are getting from the MN Broadband Fund - Blandin on BroadbandIm working on a County-by-County look at the State of Broadband in MN. My hope is to feature a county a day (in alphabetical order). In November, Connect Minnesota released their final report on broadband availability. Here is howLincoln County stacked up: Household Density: 4.7 Number of Households: 2,574 Percentage serviced (without mobile): 40.90% Percentage serviced (with mobile): 40.90% Lincoln County could use some help.

Bemidji Co-op gives $1000 to Laporte Food Shelf - Walker Pilot Independent - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Bemidji Co-op gives $1000 to Laporte Food Shelf - Walker Pilot Independent - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Walker Pilot Independent Bemidji Co-op gives $1000 to Laporte Food Shelf Walker Pilot Independent The Bemidji Cooperative Association is a business that serves its customers with a large selection of products. They offer refined fuels, propane, lubricants, feed, farm equipment parts, hardware and heating supplies and repair. March was Minnesota ... and more

In Charge Of It All - Explore Chiropractic

In Charge Of It All - Explore ChiropracticThink about this. Every function in your body is controlled by the nervous system. See why it's a good idea to maintain your spine with chiropractic?In Charge Of It AllThink about this. Every function in your body is controlled by the nervous system. See why it's a good idea to maintain your spine with chiropractic?Amplifeied

Ask Dr. Shari: Can if I tell if my child is gay? - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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Hibbing Tourist Senior Citizens Center schedule March 27-April 3 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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Hibbing Community Senior Center schedule March 30-April 3 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of March 30-April 3.

Dayton's approval rating rises to 54 percent - MinnPost - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Dayton's approval rating rises to 54 percent MinnPost Mark Dayton, a few months into his second term and in the thick of legislative session politics, still has Minnesotans behind him, a Star Tribune Minnesota Poll has found. With the support of 54 percent of likely voters, Dayton's approval rating ... and more

GOP budget would cut taxes by $2 billion - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

ST. PAUL Republican lawmakers have defied expectations in their new $39.9 billion state budget plan, which would cut taxes by $2 billion while increasing spending on transportation and schools.

Highway 53 relocation still up in air - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Patrick Huston, MnDOTs Highway 53 project director, kicked off a public hearing on a final project document Tuesday night by saying, This has been a long time coming.

Leadership class at the Capitol - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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Scouts face off for food - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Hibbings food shelves will be the beneficiaries of a food drive competition to held this weekend.

Pay-as-you-go approach for road and bridge repair - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

COOK Commissioner Keith Nelson couldnt have asked for a better 57th birthday gift than what he received at the St. Louis County Board meeting on Tuesday a unanimous vote authorizing the sale of $

Nashwauk council to battle blight - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK The Nashwauk City Council is fed up with blighted buildings posing safety hazards for residents, and plans to take the issue head-on.

Sampling yields specimens - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Weve always known those red rock hills in our backyards have held valuable resources as well as storied history. But long before the miners tapped into those hills, evidence has shown that the area w

Ryan's Knoll plat moves forward with city approval - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Ryan's Knoll plat moves forward with city approval Aitkin Independent Age Tracy Roring was hired to replace Linda McGillis who is retiring from Aitkin Public Utilities. Councilor and Public Utilities Commission member Keith Nentl said negotiations continue on power rates from Minnesota Power. Requests for proposals, or ...

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