New Content from Saturday July 4

Returning to the beginning - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

After 37 years, Connie Daigle has made the difficult decision to retire from her long time teaching career. She kindly agreed to sit and talk with me about her choice to retire, as well as the challen

Here comes the Showboat - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

On July 10 and 11, the Showboat will return once again to Grand Rapids, this time with a variety show. Showboat is a local non-profit organization that produces a show on the Mississippi River, and th

July 4 Fireworks - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 4 on Drumbeater Island, Pokegama Lake, Grand Rapids. The public is invited to bring a boat or watch from the Pokegama Golf Course.

City to expand natural gas service - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Grand Rapids residents in the Remer-DeSchepper, Soldiers-Strader-McGuire and Stoeke-Maxwell areas will have the chance to hook up to city natural gas later this year.

Chrzanowski earns PE licensure - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Lake Country Power Distribution Systems Engineer Jake Chrzanowski recently earned the Professional Engineer licensure as recognized by the State of Minnesota and the National Society of Professional E

Local business pays it forward - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

It had been a normal Tuesday. Shortly after lunch, Ryan Anderson, service advisor at Waynes Automotive, said he saw an older man come in and lean on his cane up at the front counter. Anderson figured

LeMieur receives professional designation - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Heidi L. LeMieur, DCIO Senior Consultant with The Retirement Learning Center in Brainerd earned the C(k)P - Certified 401(k) Professional Designation.

New Content from Friday July 3

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

Outdoor Notes Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, will present the 2015 Minnesota State High School Fishing Championship, July 12 from McQuoid's Inn & Resort on Mille Lacs Lake. The tournament is... and more

One injured in two-vehicle crash in Blackduck - Bemidji Pioneer - Blackduck Minnesota - Google News

One injured in two-vehicle crash in Blackduck Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJIA Blackduck woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in Blackduck. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Barbara Peasley, 50, was traveling east on Summit Avenue in a 2000 Pontiac Montana and stopped at the intersection...

'Unfair and inconsistent' - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Following the most recent legislative session, Senator Tom Saxhaug (D-Grand Rapids) and Representative Tom Anzelc (D-Balsam) have spoken to various local governing bodies about what the numerous stale

Brandt resigns post with Greenway School Board - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

At the regularly scheduled Greenway school board meeting, the board approved the resignation of board director Mike Brandt, effective July 31, 2015. He is leaving office about a year and a half before

Committed to country and community - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The fellas of VFW Post 1720, in Grand Rapids, are an unassuming bunch who shy from attention.

Woodstove changeout program has begun - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

This summer, Jtul North America is partnering with dealers nationwide to implement its third annual Woodstove Changeout Program.

MnDOT seeks public input on disadvantaged businesses goals - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public input on new goals for the contracting of disadvantaged businesses.

Liftin, Peterson join JPJ Engineering - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

JPJ Engineering has announced the recent addition of Rachel Litfin as its newest project engineer and Dylan Peterson as Engineer in Training (EIT).

Operation Round Up gives more than $43,000 to community programs - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Through the assistance of Lake Country Powers participating members, the Operation Round Up Trust Board recently approved $43,620 in contributions to local community programs during its quarterly mee

Celebrating pie in history - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Who doesnt like a little pie every now and then? As it turns out, one group of people who have been big pie fans historically have been the lumberjacks of the great northwoods. Around the turn of the

New Content from Thursday July 2

Duluth-area lightning strike victim improving; 2 others leave hospital - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Duluth-area lightning strike victim improving; 2 others leave hospital - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Duluth News Tribune Duluth-area lightning strike victim improving; 2 others leave hospital TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press Gawtry is an Iron Range native and cousin to Mott's wife, Fayth. Meanwhile, Mott's 4-year-old daughter, Ava, was released from the same hospital Wednesday, having been treated for burns on her right arm and leg. Jay Mott was holding Ava as they ... Lightning strike victim recover

There and back again: Bob Gross back as superintendent - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

There and back again: Bob Gross back as superintendent - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch There and back again: Bob Gross back as superintendent Brainerd Daily Dispatch He said he was aware of Willert's intent to leave, thanks to weekly visits to the Brainerd Dispatch's website. When Gross heard the district was searching for an interim superintendent, he thought any one of a number of retired superintendents in ...

This Was Brainerd - July 3 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

This Was Brainerd - July 3 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Faced with 3,000 applications for 36 new positions to be filled in the Minnesota Highway Patrol, Chief J.P. Arnoldy is devoting himself to the task of picking 70 men to attend a special training school at Camp Ripley. There they will fight it out...

Pralines: A Crescent City connection - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

When one thinks of pralines, those not-quite-crispy not-quite-chewy sweet pecan and brown sugar confections, we often think of a city on the Mississippi about as far away from the Grand Rapids Farmers

Culbert Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

HIBBING The 2015 high school track and field season did not start out well for Jaustin Culbert, but when it was all said and done, the Chisholm junior proved once again that he was the top high jump

GR HS Class of 1990 Reunion - Grand Rapids

When: Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:30pm to Sat Jul 18, 2015 11pm CDT Where: Eagles Club, Grand Rapids, Mn Event Status: confirmed Event Description: The class of 1990 is holding an informal reunion on Saturday, July 18th at the Eagles Club in Grand Rapids. Gathering to start at 5:30. Call 218.259.4590 for more info.

Barr Clay - Southernminn.com - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Barr Clay Southernminn.com When most people are asked about the mining industry of Minnesota many will respond with information about the Iron Range area in the northeastern part of the state. While studying Minnesota History, students learn that it was the great deposits of ...

Sparky the dog survives brutal coyote attack near Park Rapids, Minn. - WDAZ - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Sparky the dog survives brutal coyote attack near Park Rapids, Minn. - WDAZ - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News WDAZ Sparky the dog survives brutal coyote attack near Park Rapids, Minn. WDAZ Thursday night the Jack Russell terrier was picked up by a coyote at his home off Highway 87 south of Park Rapids and got the shaking of his little life. I heard the most excruciating, loud screaming horrible noise, said Sparky's owner Dennis Thompson. and more

L'Homme Dieu opens theater season at Alexandria - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

L'Homme Dieu opens theater season at Alexandria - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune L'Homme Dieu opens theater season at Alexandria Minneapolis Star Tribune In southern Minnesota, Winona has two highly regarded festivals Great River Shakespeare and Minnesota Beethoven going through July while little Lanesboro thick with bed-and-breakfasts is a complete tourist town with the Root River, a bike ... and more

Eleventh Annual Juried Art Show at the Edge Center Gallery in Bigfork - Edge Center for the Arts

Eleventh Annual Juried Art Show at the Edge Center Gallery in Bigfork - Edge Center for the Arts For the eleventh year, the Edge Art gallery presents its juried art show. The exhibit is titled, Art on the Edge. The exhibit is one of the most colorful combinations of art and colors the Edge Gallery has ever had for a juried show. When you enter the gallery just standing for a moment at the door will explain this comment. From one end of the gallery to the other there are bright colors from the quilt on the podium up front to the acrylic painting at the back that is too large to hang.

Three cases where Minnesota bike tourism is trending well - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Three cases where Minnesota bike tourism is trending well - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune Three cases where Minnesota bike tourism is trending well Minneapolis Star Tribune The League of American Bicyclists, a national advocacy and education organization, recognized Minnesota as the nation's second most bicycle-friendly state this year. Not every state can boast 4,000 miles of paved bikeways (tinyurl.com/neoaps5). Many of... and more

Three cases where Minnesota bike tourism is trending well - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Cuyuna Range Minnesota - Google News

Three cases where Minnesota bike tourism is trending well - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Cuyuna Range Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune Three cases where Minnesota bike tourism is trending well Minneapolis Star Tribune The League of American Bicyclists, a national advocacy and education organization, recognized Minnesota as the nation's second most bicycle-friendly state this year. Not every state can boast 4,000 miles of paved bikeways (tinyurl.com/neoaps5). Many of... and more

This month in Duluth history - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

This month in Duluth history - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Duluth News Tribune This month in Duluth history Duluth News Tribune Veteran bridge operator James Murray, who reportedly teared up, was joined on the final trip by fellow operators William Maynard, Urban Nehring, Frank Lampert, and superintendent Leonard Green. Other dignitaries aboard included Mrs. E. H. Borth, the ...

Sharing some Schoolcraft success stories - A Matter of Principal

This last week we were notified that the 1st Grade Spring expedition entitled Transportation, A Moving Experience was selected to be published on the EL Schools website. Schools can submit these for review for consideration to be included in ELs Center for student work. The work presented here is considered to be exemplary and used as a model for others to follow/share. The Service component of this expedition was the creation of posters that are currently located on several kiosks in the downtown Bemidji area.

48th annual Art in the Park to be held mid-July - Watermark Art Center

48th annual Art in the Park to be held mid-July - Watermark Art CenterWatermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications are pleased to present the 48th annual Art in the Park, held July 18-19 in downtown Bemidjis Library Park. The juried fine arts and craft fair has been a summer highlight for Bemidji residents since 1967. This years vendors will be selling everything from wood and ceramics to Continue reading

Theater and music for summer campers across Minnesota - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Theater and music for summer campers across Minnesota Minneapolis Star Tribune Up on the Iron Range, artistic director Veda Zuponcic has put this series of concerts together at venues in seven cities including Aurora, Chisholm, Ely and Hibbing. The festival's orchestra will play selections from West Side Story and My Fair Lady ...

Fourth of July - Here we come - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Fourth of July - Here we come Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Brainerd/Baxter Fourth of July Parade/celebration, called "Minnesota's Fourth of July Capital," by organizers will be Saturday, beginning at noon with the free corn on the cob feed at the Eagles Club and ending with the fireworks, which are shot ...

Minnesota Wild greet fans at United States Hockey Hall of Fame - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Minnesota Wild greet fans at United States Hockey Hall of Fame Hometown Focus Minnesota Wild defensemen Jordan Leopold and Matt Dumba, and former player turned commentator Wes Walz, signed autographs at the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Photo courtesy of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board. EVELETH...

What does home mean to you? - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

What does home mean to you? Hometown Focus ... of Tanqueray gin and tonics and listening to Merle Haggard's Greatest Hits (many of the songs I heard first in various watering holes on the Iron Range) I'd like to share my story of my last trip home to Virginia, Minnesota-the Queen City of the ...

$50000 purse attracts racers and fans alike - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

$50000 purse attracts racers and fans alike Hometown Focus We're looking forward to it being an annual event, said Rudy Aho, president of the Iron Range Racing Association. Jimmy Mars, age ... Jordan Yaggy of Rochester, MN (#13 in points) is just two spots behind rookie Brandon Overton of Georgia (#11 in ...

What does home mean to you? - Hometown Focus - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

What does home mean to you? Hometown Focus ... this after midnight in my garage after a couple of Tanqueray gin and tonics and listening to Merle Haggard's Greatest Hits (many of the songs I heard first in various watering holes on the Iron Range) I'd like to share my story of my last trip home ...

Adams Publishing Group, LLC acquires the Evergreen Country Shopper, North Country Sun and Evergreen Zone 2 from LaPean Publications - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Adams Publishing Group, LLC announced July 1 that it has purchased the assets of LaPean Publications headquartered in Ashland, Wisconsin. The acquisition includes the Evergreen Country Shopper, North

Gold discovered in new areas of Minnesota, DNR says - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Gold discovered in new areas of Minnesota, DNR says TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press ... in them thar hills south of Lake Vermilion, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported this week. The DNR reported significant gold findings on state forest land across an area from Cook to near Babbitt, along the historic Vermilion ... and more

Minor injuries in multi-car crash in Aitkin - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Minor injuries in multi-car crash in Aitkin Aitkin Independent Age The Minnesota State Patrol report stated both drivers were transported to Riverwood Healthcare Center with minor injuries. Gail Wacker, 64, Aitkin, was a passenger in the Excursion and suffered no injuries. Two other vehicles were involved in the ...

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