When: Mon Sep 1, 2014 1pm to 2pm CDT Where: Lake Bemidji State Park, State Park Road Northeast, Bemidji, Mn Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Headwaters School of Music & Arts in collaboration with the Lake Bemidji State Park is proud to announce Kari Ekhoff at the amphitheater in Lake Bemidji State Park at 1:30 pm. Kari Ekhoff will return to the stage with several sets of music. She will feature three of her voice students who have worked very hard this past summer.
When: Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:30pm to 2:30pm CDT Where: Lake Bemidji State Park, State Park Road Northeast, Bemidji, Mn Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Headwaters School of Music & Arts in collaboration with the Lake Bemidji State Park is proud to announce Lance Benson at the amphitheater in Lake Bemidji State Park at 1:30 pm. Come by bike, come by boat or come by car. Lance Benson, a seasoned and honed singer songwriter with a refreshing outlook on life lived and dreams acted on.
When: Tue Sep 2, 2014 7pm to 8pm CDT Where: Grand Rapids Public Library, Northeast 2nd Street, Grand Rapids, MN Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Terry Mejdrich, local beekeeper, will speak about the decline of bees and what we can do to help them. The program is part of the monthly Earth Circle meeting, on Tuesday, Sept 2nd at 7pm in the Grand Rapids library community room. The event i
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public auction of surplus equipment Saturday, Sept. 6, at 9:30 a.m. in Grand Rapids at the DNR northeast regional office, 1201 East Highway 2,
Unveiling Itasca County public art Herald Review The Itasca Area Community Marketing Taskforce put out a call for local artists to create these artworks, partnering with the Edge Center for the Arts, Grand Rapids Arts, and MacRostie Art Center to get the word out to artists in all parts of Itasca ... and more
Unveiling Itasca County public art Herald Review Those artists include John Connelly, Diamond Knispel, and Aaron Squadroni and their works are now open to the public in Blackberry, Coleraine, and Grand Rapids. Additionally, local artist Krista Matison was paid for the creation of the Itasca County ... and more
The Nashwauk Area Endowment Fund is accepting grant applications from nonprofits and community groups for the 2014 Annual Grant Cycle now until Sept. 15. Qualifying applications for grants from the Na
Itasca County, MN Three new public artworks were unveiled this month as a part of the Itasca County Public Art project. The Itasca Area Community Marketing Taskforce put out a call for local artist
Ive often wondered about the actuarial approach used by auto insurance companies, but Ive never had the data or specific insight to really question it. For example, why doesnt my car insurance company care how many miles I drive in a given year? The past five years, Ive put 80,000 miles on my car. That may seem like a lot, but back when I was doing planning work statewide I put nearly 200,000 miles on a car in that same amount of time.
HOF nominations for 2015 being accepted - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News
HOF nominations for 2015 being accepted International Falls Journal The nomination form is available on the school district's website at: http://www.isd361.k12.mn.us/schools/fhs/sports/nominationformhalloffame.pdf. The Hall of Fame group has its next meeting scheduled for Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 212 at Falls High...
MEADOWLANDS A Meadowlands man was arrested for stealing a motor vehicle at 1:41 a.m. Thursday near Alborn.
West Central Tribune Willmar, Minn., undergoes 'brain gain' Prairie Business Ben Winchester, a research fellow with the University of Minnesota Extension, specializes in rural demographics and sociology. He was one of the first to delve into the statistics and discover that many of the facts contradict longstanding assumptions ... Willmar undergoes 'Brain gain'West Central Tribune all 2 news arti
St. Joseph's-Park Rapids honored for superior performance in patient safety - Walker Pilot Independent - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News
St. Joseph's-Park Rapids honored for superior performance in patient safety Walker Pilot Independent CHI-St. Joseph's Health, Park Rapids has been recognized by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for superior performance in patient safety as part of its Hospital Engagement Network. This patient safety network works to reduce hospital-acquired...
DNR wants new Sandpiper pipeline route - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News
DNR wants new Sandpiper pipeline route Park Rapids Enterprise BEMIDJI, Minn. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has taken a stricter stance on the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, citing environmental concerns.Calgary-based Enbridge Energy plans to build a $2.6 billion, 616-mile pipeline to ... and more
A celebration of the union between the two art forms will fill the Edge Center in Bigfork when it welcomes the Sutter Brothers of Duluth with their music, poetry, and stories. The performance is "North Country characters" with Ross Sutter who specializes in music with Scandinavian, Celtic, and American folk traditions while his brother Barton Sutter, a prolific award-winning writer and the first Poet Laureate of Duluth, adds the poetry.
Singular is a ruthless corporation conducting unspeakable experiments. A radical animal-rights group raids their Eugene, Oregon lab. The raid turns into a disaster but Odin Remby escapes with a set of encrypted flash drives and a post-surgical dog. Shay Remby gets a frantic call from Odin. He is on the run and is currently in the LA area. Almost immediately, Singulars security team shows up to question her.
Northland's NewsCenter Missing Grand Rapids Man Found Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --The vulnerable adult who went missing yesterday in Grand Rapids has been found safe. The Minnesota BCA reports that 25 year old Christopher David Mills was found safe around 11 p.m. last night. A missing person...
Diocesan Catholic school educators, from every school in the Diocese, gathered at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Hibbing for the annual in-service. One hundred and twenty participants attended in prepara
HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of Sept. 1-5.
HIBBING The Tourist Center Senior Citizens, 1202 E. Howard St. (across from the courthouse), announce activities for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 5.
Editors note: This is the sixth profile of 10 economic development projects of the Hibbing Good to Grow campaign. Look for future profiles in the Thursday editions of the HDT.
HIBBING Low-income residents can now breathe a sigh of relief when they forget or cannot afford to pay their rent on time.
VIRGINIA Former Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw, who helped beat the Minnesota Vikings in the 1975 Super Bowl IX, may soon be throwing out some praise nationally for one
RICE LAKE TOWNSHIP Two men have been charged with attempted murder related to a stabbing at a Rice Lake Township stabbing incident on Aug. 19, according to the St. Louis County Sheriffs Department.
CHISHOLM The Chisholm School Board Monday approved the return of two recently retired educators to fill long-term substitute positions at the Vaughan-Steffensrud Elementary.
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This episodewas recorded at CNU 22 in Buffalo. Participating are Jason Roberts (twitter) ofThe Better Block, Mike Lydon (twitter) fromStreet Plans Collaborative, Chuck Marohn (twitter) of Strong Towns and Joe Mnicozzi (twitter) ofUrban-3. You can alsowatch the video of this conversationthanks to Gracen Johnson. Strong Towns Podcast - Talking Cities
VIRGINIA Mesabi Range head football coach Dan Lind typically has players for only two seasons because its a community college and thats just the way it is. So hes often working with a young team
ELY In his first year at the helm of the Ironmen, head coach Joseph Kucera helped his squad improve from 1-7 to 4-6 and a spot in the state semifinals.
ELY Timberwolves head coach Brian Lamppa has set some modest goals heading into the 2014 football season.
COOK North Woods head coach John Jirik is thrilled to see his returners coming in a little bit heavier this season and with that strength is looking forward to seeing what the Grizzlies can do thi
AURORA Senior leadership is the key to a winning football season.
EVELETH The Golden Bears will look to their seniors as the 2014 schedule gets off to a difficult start.
BABBITT Northeast Range lost only one player (Dylan Scherer) to graduation and head coach Mark Fabish believes his football team should be competitive if it can stay healthy.
CHERRY Justin Bakkethun and the Cherry Tigers 9-man football team shed two monkeys from their backs last season; they snapped a streak of two back-to-back winless seasons and made the playoffs for t
VIRGINIA Virginia head coach Ed Cremers has gotten a better look at his team over recent weeks and is starting to see their flow.
GILBERT Labor Day weekend in Gilbert will have activities Sunday and Monday, including a polka jam, pancake breakfast and motorcycle run, a decades-long tradition.
DNR stiffens Sandpiper stance; Department says alternative routes need to be ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News
DNR stiffens Sandpiper stance; Department says alternative routes need to be ... Bemidji Pioneer The DNR has previously suggested alternative routes between the line terminals at Clearbrook, Minn., to Superior, Wis., including running the line through the existing right-of-way near Bemidji. The new stance advocates for the study of new pipeline ... and more
VIRGINIA A fire at a multi-family structure on Virginias northside Wednesday afternoon displaced well more than a dozen people but resulted in no serious injuries, said Assistant Fire Chief Dan G
Missing man located: Police no longer requesting public's help - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News
Northland's NewsCenter Missing man located: Police no longer requesting public's help Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Itasca County Sheriff's Office located a vulnerable adult who went missing Wednesday. Before he went missing, Christopher David Mills, a 25-year-old, was last seen off the Sunny Beach Road, south of Grand...
VIRGINIA The Virginia City Council is dealing with a lot of condemnation issues.
VIRGINIA It was a celebration of the last days of summer and of the return to school.
MnCHOICES Initiative launches in Crow Wing County - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News
MnCHOICES Initiative launches in Crow Wing County Brainerd Daily Dispatch Crow Wing County is one of 15 counties and two tribes that will launch the MnCHOICES Initiative this month. MnCHOICES is a single, comprehensive assessment and support planning web-based application for long-term services and supports in Minnesota. and more
MOUNTAIN IRON Rangers head football coach Dan Zubich gets a smile on his face when he talks about his squad and the upcoming season.
The missing Grand Rapids man being sought by the Itasca County Sheriff's Office has been located.
NASHWAUK The Nashwauk-Keewatin (N-K) School Board and the city of Nashwauk are teaming up to make the high schools athletic facilities a place the community can continue to be proud of.
An opinion filed Monday, July 21, by the Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed Itasca Countys decision that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not needed for the development of a Bible camp
Minnesota Power proposes to build approximately 220 miles of 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from the Manitoba, Canada Minnesota border to its Blackberry Substation in Itasca County which will b
EVELETH The Golden Bears arent having any trouble keeping their eyes on the fuzzy, yellow ball.
TOWER As bear hunters prepare to hit the woods for the Labor Day opener, the DNR is expecting overall harvest numbers to be down this year.
Rick Spielman and Flip Saunders still have a lot to prove as roster builders, but they could both teach a master class in how to get value when trading a disgruntled superstar.
Hunters participating in Minnesotas bear season, which opens Monday, Sept. 1, are asked to avoid shooting radio-collared research bears, some of which are marked with large colorful ear tags.
Minnesota Power, National Guard plan huge solar farm - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News
Brainerd Daily Dispatch Minnesota Power, National Guard plan huge solar farm Brainerd Daily Dispatch DULUTH - Tucked away on the sprawling, 53,000-acre Camp Ripley military installation near Brainerd, protected from exploding artillery shells and rumbling tanks, an open field soon will be covered with enough solar panels to power 2,000 homes. and more
Sports Posters “ Cheerleading and Football - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer
Thank you to Katie Fredeen, Pink Tie Design, for the Poster and Logo Design for our sports posters! We cant wait to keep sharing all the great designs and ideas!! We do these posters for free for the high school, these sponsors help defer the cost! Ameriprise Custom Lettering Hardees Pink Tie Designs Sammys Pizza Sullivans Candy Supply Thank you for helping us spread Hibbing Pride!
Attempted burglar caught hiding in Honda Civic Bemidji Pioneer Woundedeye's criminal history includes assault, consuming in public, trespassing, disorderly conduct, theft, panhandling and obstructing legal process in Minnesota, theft and burglary in Montana and felony theft in Oklahoma. Woundedeye is being held in ...
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Bemidji woman pleads not guilty to meth distribution - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News
Bemidji woman pleads not guilty to meth distribution Bemidji Pioneer The evidence connected Halverson and three Bemidji men to a criminal enterprise established in the area which involved several other states and large quantities of methamphetamine sold in Northwest Minnesota. One of Halverson's co-conspirators, Shawn... and more
I thought some readers might be interested both in the contract and the RFP in case anyone was looking at a similar project The City of Minneapolis Information Technology (IT) Department is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants for professional surveying services to plan and conduct a series of surveys of Minneapolis residents regarding computer and internet use. The surveys are referred to as the Minneapolis Community Technology Surveys and are primarily used to determine the state of the digital divide in Minneapolis.
Park Rapids Enterprise AutoZone comes to Park Rapids Park Rapids Enterprise AutoZone brings our commitment to customer satisfaction and provide trustworthy advice to the Park Rapids community, she said. We celebrated our 35th anniversary in July, and 35 years later our customer is still our first priority that will never ...
The following was posted on Facebook this week by our friend, John Anderson. You can offer your thoughts here or on the original post. --- In very general terms, folks seem to be capable of making only two types of attributions when it comes to traffic engineers; 1. They are all-knowing, capable of understanding traffic as if it were particle physics. Their findings should be not be questioned. 2.
Paddles up Tower Timberjay News That's because this canoe has been displayed at Sustainable Ely for the past year, where supporters have covered the craft with signatures, silently voicing their support for continued protection of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from ...
Paddles up Tower Timberjay News ELY A rainy, windy August afternoon on the Kawishiwi River met David and Amy Freeman of Ely last Sunday as they began a 100-day journey to Washington, D.C. from the Voyageur Outward Bound School, near Ely. From a distance their canoe looked like any ...
Radar of the Grand Rapids K-9 unit receives bullet/stab proof vest - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News
Northland's NewsCenter Radar of the Grand Rapids K-9 unit receives bullet/stab proof vest Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A police dog named Radar received a well-deserved bullet and stab proof vest today thanks to an organization called Mighty Mutts. In a letter to the editor of the Grand Rapids newspaper, a woman wrote that she was...
Tim Grimm to open Grassroots Concerts season Sept. 19 NISSWA Tim Grimm, an award-winning songwriter and stage/screen actor, makes his Grassroots Concerts debut on Friday, Sept. 19 in a 7:30 p.m. show that will include his wife, Jan Lucas, on vocals and harmonica. The event is the first of five fall concerts to be held at the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in Nisswa. The concert series is in its 26th year, and this will be the 287th concert.
Isle Schools - Education concerns addressed - Aitkin Independent Age - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News
Isle Schools - Education concerns addressed Aitkin Independent Age Soderstrom said Mille Lacs Health System donated impact concussion testing again this year. The baseline tests help doctors determine if an athlete does have ... Last year the race equity program began with the Promise to Act plan, initiated by Central ...
Mille Lacs County - Board agreeable to issues - Aitkin Independent Age - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News
Mille Lacs County - Board agreeable to issues Aitkin Independent Age The first was a request by Sandy Smith, for the simple plat of Last Cast on Mille Lacs for a proposed private road that would serve five single family lake lots. A meeting of township residents had been held and one person ... a comment letter in ...
Minneapolis vote gives green light to Southwest Light Rail - KMSP-TV - FOX 9 News - Greenway Minnesota - Google News
Minneapolis vote gives green light to Southwest Light Rail - KMSP-TV FOX 9 News TC&W is Minnesota's largest railroad, a 361-mile short line based in Glencoe. It owns no track in the Twin Cities but its rails start in the southwest suburbs and operate on track rights from other rail owners and carries mainly agricultural products ... and more
EDUCATION: On par with the state; Bemidji's 2014 MCA scores similar to state ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News
EDUCATION: On par with the state; Bemidji's 2014 MCA scores similar to state ... Bemidji Pioneer This year's numbers indicated 61.9 percent of students at Bemidji Area Schools were proficient on the math portion of the MCA-III compared to 58.9 percent in 2013. Reading scores were at 59.6 percent proficiency, compared to 55.9 percent last year ... and more
Train derails near Canada-Minnesota border Bemidji Pioneer Emerson, a town of 700, is about 200 miles north and west of Bemidji just on the other side of the border from Noyes, Minn. The RCMP says the investigation into the derailment continues. Advertisement. Explore related topics:newsregionCanadatrain... and more
Greenway opened its season with a sweep over Crosby-Ironton at home Tuesday.
Harvest Moon Brew Fest is Sept.13 Brainerd Daily Dispatch The festival will give attendees the chance to try myriad samplings from specialty Minnesota and Regional craft beers, including the Jack Pine Brewery, Surly Brewing Company, Third Street Brewhouse, New Belgium Brewing Company, Bell's Brewing, and...
Harvest Moon Brew Fest is Sept.13 Brainerd Daily Dispatch The group consists of Mark Jacobs, a public land manager and Glacial Lakes Brewers' de facto president from McGregor, offering samplings of his distinct Belgian beers including a Saison, Dubbel and Trippel. Rich Courtemanche, a forester and manager...
Harvest Moon Brew Fest is Sept.13 Brainerd Daily Dispatch AITKIN - Minnesota home brewers are joining together to share their distinctive craft brews with fellow Minnesotans at the upcoming Harvest Moon Brew Fest, which will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Aitkin's historic Butler Building. Advertisement.
$12,000 in funds available for R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship Two Fellowships awarded every year Individual Artists of at least 21 years of age with a minimum 5-year history of sustained accomplishment in their chosen artistic field, residing for at least one year prior to deadline in one of the following Minnesota counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen, may apply for this 18-month fellowship funded by the McKnight foundation.
It began almost 20 years ago when a Hollywood director had his assistant call me from a film location in South Dakota to find out if film rights to Neither Wolf nor Dog were available. I knew about as much about such things as you would if someone called you out of the blue and asked if the film rights to one of your high school papers were available. In short, I had no idea what that even meant. Well, twenty years down the road I now know what it means.
Society experiences international tour - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News
Society experiences international tour International Falls Journal ... Falls Journal. Laurel Beager. Posted on Aug 27, 2014. by Laurel Beager. A group of members and friends of the Fort Frances Horticultural Society Sunday shared an international experience that included walking and boat tours of Voyageurs National Park.
Strut Your Stuff Tour in Kanabec County: Interactive video, healthcare training, business website development - Blandin on Broadband
On Tuesday late afternoon, Kanabec County celebrated their progress with broadband through the Blandin Broadband Communities program. You can see their PowerPoints, a quick video and some of the notes below. Healthcare project with First Light brought St Scholastica students and hip/knee replacement patients together where students provided training and instructions for patients. The project was successful despite some setbacks outside of the actual project (like flooding in hospital).
The Ely Echo Brice Dale Bundy, 23, dies The Ely Echo He was a graduate from Vermilion Community College and was employed at Wells Fargo in Ely. He was loved by many for his big heart and his ability to fill any room with laughter. His contagious smile will continue on through the years on the faces of ... and more
I think one of the hardest things to deal with when youre frugal is the need to be flexible. Its a lot easier to shop, manage your busy schedule, and stay organized when you have a detailed plan. This week, I was reminded, as John Lennon once said, Life is what happens to you while youre busy making other plans. On Sunday night, I used my food processor to shred a bunch of zucchini from my garden and put four loaves of chocolate chip zucchini bread in my oven.
HIBBING With the 40-70 rule, it could be said Home Instead Senior Care wants families to put 110 percent into future planning.
Looking to a future in business Herald Review For those students who want to make the most of their formal education and who truly crave learning, there are no shortage of camps and other programs in which they can partake. Michelle Feyder, who graduated from Grand Rapids High School this past...
Essar Steel Minnesota LLC is seeking the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commissionss (NPUC) assistance with funding a 23 kilovolt (KV) construction power line extension.
Minnesotas U.S. senators and governor and 8th District U.S. congressman are welcoming a ruling Friday from the U.S. International Trade Commission that they say will open the door for strong action a
Coming out on top of a solid line-up at the fifth annual Top 10 Talent Search at the Reif Center, Olivia Skaja wowed the audience with a humorous and technically advanced and sophisticated variation o
With summer coming to a close, students have been (potentially) preparing to go back to school. For some, the end of summer means a transition to something new, like the middle schoolers experiencing
In 2011, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton issued two Executive Orders, creating a comprehensive energy savings plan for state facilities. It required all state agencies to reduce facilities energy usage
CHISHOLM Open houses were held Tuesday in all three buildings of the Chisholm School District.
ELY Staff at the Iron Range office of the Twin Metals Mine project was halved on Monday, with nine of the 18 employees laid off.
KEEWATIN A handful of Keewatin city staff and residents met last week to discuss the direction of the city.
HIBBING With more than six weeks in and just more than two weeks to go in the Save Zimmys campaign, it looks as though the former restaurant, bar and Bob Dylan shrine may be knockin on heavens
CHISHOLM The Chisholm City Council is looking into replacing the deteriorating steps of the main entrance to the citys 100-year-old public library building.
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DNR to host New Brighton presentation and discussion on Mille Lacs Lake ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News
DNR to host New Brighton presentation and discussion on Mille Lacs Lake ... Greenfield Daily Reporter NEW BRIGHTON, Minnesota The Department of Natural Resources hosts a public discussion Thursday about walleye reproduction in Mille Lacs Lake. The presentation and discussion will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the New Brighton Community... and more
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Bonnie Cumberland receives Jack Murray Award from CGMC - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News
Bonnie Cumberland receives Jack Murray Award from CGMC Brainerd Daily Dispatch Former Brainerd mayor and City Council president Bonnie Cumberland, who passed away in February at age 67, was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Aug. 21 during the Coalition's three-day summer conference in Rochester...
Grand Rapids mom, saved by blood donations, urges others to donate - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News
Grand Rapids mom, saved by blood donations, urges others to donate Northland's NewsCenter Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) - There are moments in life, like an improptu living room dance party, that would be a shame, if missed. "They're pretty much not just hamming it up for you. This is pretty normal," Katie Thunshelle said about her two boys. and more