New Content from Thursday February 26

Virginia High School student named National Merit Scholar Finalist - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Virginia High School student named National Merit Scholar Finalist Hometown Focus Brenden has accepted early admission to St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, an NMSP participating college, and will attend the college beginning in Fall 2015. As a result of advancing to the NMSP's Finalist stage, he will ... He has been active in the ... and more

Young Ranger - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Young Ranger Hometown Focus We live on the Iron Range, 3 hours from Children's of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and were concerned about Tyler traveling that far. We were assured that he was going to be OK as long as he lies flat for a few hours after surgery to get the incisions to ...

Wild rice legislation moving through Minnesota House - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Wild rice legislation moving through Minnesota House - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Wild rice legislation moving through Minnesota House Northland's NewsCenter St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.COM) --- A bill that would require the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to designate certain bodies of water as "Wild Rice waters" is moving forward in the Minnesota House. The bill, which is being introduced by several Iron ...

World's largest iron ore producer suffering from low prices, lack of steel demand - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

World's largest iron ore producer suffering from low prices, lack of steel demand Northland's NewsCenter DULUTH, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Taconite mining companies along the Iron Range are watching closely as mines around the world suffer from plunging iron ore prices, among other global issues. A slowdown in China's economic growth has also hampered... and more

Bill seeks to ease the difficulty of finding teachers for rural areas - Southernminn.com - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Bill seeks to ease the difficulty of finding teachers for rural areas Southernminn.com Kelly Fenton, R-Woodbury, are sponsoring legislation aimed at re-examining the methods used by the Minnesota Board of Teaching to grant licenses to teachers with previous experience in other states. But one DFL Iron Range legislator, Rep. Tom Anzelc of... and more

- Froggy's Sports News

Thank you to all our family and friends, who helped at Froggy's. After eleven years, it is time to let it go, and have a new start. We will miss you, Froggy's!

Broadband christened public utility by FCC “ details to follow - Blandin on Broadband

As predicted, the FCC has set down some rules that lean heavily toward Net Neutrality. The New York Times reports The F.C.C. is taking this big regulatory step by reclassifying highspeed Internet service as a telecommunications service, instead of an information service, under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. The Title II classification comes from the phone company era, treating service as a public utility.

Special Weather Statement issued February 26 at 3:15PM CST by NWS - Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for South Itasca (MNZ026) Minnesota Issued by the National

...COLD WIND CHILLS EXPECTED TONIGHT... TEMPERATURES WILL FALL TO THE TEENS BELOW TO 20 BELOW OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL BE ON THE LIGHT SIDE... HOWEVER ANY OCCASIONAL BREEZE MAY DROP THE WIND CHILL BRIEFLY TO 25 TO 30 BELOW ACROSS THE NORTHLAND... ESPECIALLY JUST BEFORE SUNRISE FRIDAY MORNING. IF VENTURING OUTDOORS...TAKE NORMAL PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HYPOTHERMIA

MN Broadband Fund Award: A closer look around Stevens County (adjacent to Otter Tail County) - Blandin on Broadband

MN Broadband Fund Award: A closer look around Stevens County (adjacent to Otter Tail County) - Blandin on BroadbandAlmost $20 million in state grants have gone to 17 communities in Minnesota to expand broadband and make the case to legislators (and the general public) that such investments are wise and have a valuable Return on Investment. I wanted to delve into each project a bit to help us follow the money as it gets deployed. (See other awardee posts.) Otter Tail Telcom, Swan Lake West. Awarded $438,937 to expand existing infrastructure and bring fiber-to-the-home services to 110 unserved locations, including permanent residences with work-from-home employees near Swan Lake, on the outskirts of Fergus Falls, along the I-94 corridor.

20th annual Home & Cabin Show is next weekend - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

20th annual Home & Cabin Show is next weekend Herald Review The annual Northern Minnesota Builders Association (NMBA) Home & Cabin Show has changed and grown a lot over the years. This year, the show is Friday-Sunday, March 6-8 at the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids. Whether homeowners are looking to do... and more

Teaching standards bills offered - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

ST. PAUL Lawmakers have introduced bills in a bipartisan way that would ease the licensing process for out-of-state teachers to include alternative assessments for qualification.

Hibbing schools face legal action - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing School District has been threatened with legal action by the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR).

ICC to host Wellness & Lifestyle Expo - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

GRAND RAPIDS An event to connect, educate, empower and inspire women and girls of the Greater Itasca County area, the ninth annual Wellness & Lifestyle Expo is Saturday, Feb. 28, at Itasca Com

Capturing school in a snapshot - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Following in the flash of White House Photographer Peter Souza, advanced photo students at Hibbing High School (HHS) captured their school on camera.

Hibbing Tourist Senior Citizens Center schedule Feb. 27-March 6 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Tourist Senior Citizens Center, 1202 E. Howard St. (across from the courthouse), announce activities for the week of Feb. 27-March 6.

Fun and games - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Event-goers enjoy the cribbage tournament during the third annual Buck Lake Winterfest Saturday at the Buck Lake Improvement Club.

Y-Express Lube Center will close for business Friday - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

TOWER The Bois Forte Development Corp. has decided the Y-Express Lube Center will be permanently closed this Friday at 5 p.m..

Chilly Open golf tournament set - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm Chamber Chilly Open golf tournament will take place Saturday, Feb. 28, at the St. Louis County Fairgrounds in Chisholm.

HEDA OKs loan for Sullivan - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING A local candy and supply store will get some financial help from the Hibbing Economic Development Authority (HEDA) as it works to stock sweets and goodies at a Chisholm-based business.

Hibbing Community Senior Center schedule March 2-6 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of March 2-6.

Honored for contributions to Scouting - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA The Boy Scouts of America, Boundary Waters District, recently held its annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Virginia. Earl Jones, Scoutmaster of Troop 1,

New Content from Wednesday February 25

2nd half comeback propels Gustavus to 64-54 win over St. John's in MIAC ... - Southernminn.com - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

2nd half comeback propels Gustavus to 64-54 win over St. John's in MIAC ... - Southernminn.com - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Southernminn.com 2nd half comeback propels Gustavus to 64-54 win over St. John's in MIAC ... Southernminn.com After Alex Schmitt hit a long two pointer that bounced off the front iron, hit the backboard and rolled in, the Gusties' Chad Poppen (Jr., St. Peter) came back on the next possession and banked in a three-pointer to cut the Johnnie lead to 41-37 with ... and more

Bygones for Feb. 26 - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Bygones for Feb. 26 Duluth News Tribune Fire in Kinney early yesterday destroyed Mary's Bar, an Iron Range landmark that for years had served as a community gathering spot and an oasis for taconite miners after a hard day's work. Kinney Mayor Barbara Anderson owned the bar. Eleven-year-old...

Mary & Martha Eclectic Arts - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Mary & Martha Eclectic Arts

Straight Thru Archery in Aurora - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Straight Thru Archery in Aurora

Maxx Enterprises, Inc., of Gilbert - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Maxx Enterprises, Inc., of Gilbert

Ink'd Graphix Plus in Virginia - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Ink'd Graphix Plus in Virginia

Teaching standards bills offered - Mesabi Daily News - News

ST. PAUL Lawmakers have introduced bills in a bipartisan way that would ease the licensing process for out-of-state teachers to include alternative assessments for qualification.

Former RAMS Board president proposes new office position - Mesabi Daily News - News

MOUNTAIN IRON Former RAMS Board President Tim Riordan is lobbying current board members for an undetermined job with the organization that is in transition.

Cabin destroyed in fire 15 miles northeast of Cook - Mesabi Daily News - News

BEATTY TOWNSHIP A cabin in Beatty Township was destroyed in a fire Tuesday evening, according to the St. Louis County Sheriffs Office.

History to come alive on Range - Mesabi Daily News - News

The American Civil War, which ended 150 years ago in April, will come to life at several Iron Range libraries in the next two weeks.

N-K Interim superintendent ―good listener - Mesabi Daily News - News

NASHWAUK Rick Lahn never shies away from meeting someone new.

Chisholm has new outreach ministry - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM A new outreach ministry is being offered in Chisholm.

Vacating street near two Chisholm schools discussed - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM Vacating a portion of the street near two Chisholm schools was part of a discussion between the Chisholm City Council and School Board during a joint meeting Wednesday.

New Dollar General store opens; event set for March - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM The newly constructed Dollar General store opened its doors at 702 Southwest Sixth St. in Chisholm this week.

Crow Wing County District Court Sentencings - Feb. 26 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Crow Wing County District Court Sentencings - Feb. 26 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Joseph C. Borg, 54, Brainerd, was sentenced Monday by DeMay to 18 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud, with sentence stayed for five years, for felony domestic assault. Jeremiah ... Shawn M. Simpson, 41, Crosby, was sentenced Feb.

A Lebanon Hills to serve all users - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

A Lebanon Hills to serve all users - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune A Lebanon Hills to serve all users Minneapolis Star Tribune As I understand the citizens panel's consensus, the county's proposed high-speed greenway trail system would not enter Lebanon Hills. Instead, there ... Todd Kemery, of Lakeville, is advocacy director for the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Minnesota.

Net Neutrality: A forgone conclusion? - Blandin on Broadband

According to the New York Times, Net Neutrality is all but signed, sealed and delivered Senior Republicans conceded on Tuesday that the grueling fight with President Obama over the regulation of Internet service appears over, with the president and an army of Internet activists victorious. The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to approve regulating Internet service like a public utility, prohibiting companies from paying for faster lanes on the Internet.

Eveleth Man Injured in Crash with Semi - KDAL - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Eveleth Man Injured in Crash with Semi - KDAL - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News KDAL Eveleth Man Injured in Crash with Semi KDAL DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - An Eveleth man was seriously injured when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a tractor-trailer on Highway 53 and Midway Road Tuesday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, 57-year-old Richard Baratta was northbound in a...

MN Broadband Fund Award: A closer look around Northeast Service Cooperative (St Louis County) - Blandin on Broadband

MN Broadband Fund Award: A closer look around Northeast Service Cooperative (St Louis County) - Blandin on BroadbandAlmost $20 million in state grants have gone to 17 communities in Minnesota to expand broadband and make the case to legislators (and the general public) that such investments are wise and have a valuable Return on Investment. I wanted to delve into each project a bit to help us follow the money as it gets deployed. (See other awardee posts.) Northeast Service Cooperative (NESC) Frontier Communications Corp., Border to Border Phase I.

Crow Wing County Board: Plan to curb AIS approved - The Lake Country Echo - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Crow Wing County Board: Plan to curb AIS approved The Lake Country Echo Coupled with funding carried over from 2014 and an estimated $5,000 in local government grants from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the total budget for the program is $489,473. The plan prepared by Mitch Brinks, water ... Nineteen ...

Drive-by shooting reported near Bagley, Minn.; police seek minivan - Park Rapids Enterprise - Bagley Minnesota - Google News

Drive-by shooting reported near Bagley, Minn.; police seek minivan - Park Rapids Enterprise - Bagley Minnesota - Google News Valley News Live Drive-by shooting reported near Bagley, Minn.; police seek minivan Park Rapids Enterprise The sheriff's office was assisted at the scene by the Bagley and White Earth police departments. Anyone with information on who may own the suspect vehicle is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, Halverson said in the release. Drive-by shooting reported at home in northw

Spaces still available for GRPD Citizens Academy - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A few spots remain for the Grand Rapids Police Department Citizens Academy. The seven-week seminar, will be held Thursdays at the Grand Rapids Fire Hall starting March 26 and runs through May 7. Each

Law report - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The following are gross misdemeanor and felony convictions as reported in the Itasca County Court Disposition Bulletin.

Iron Range lawmaker says water rules threaten Minnesota's mines - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Iron Range lawmaker says water rules threaten Minnesota's mines - Duluth News Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News MiamiHerald.com Iron Range lawmaker says water rules threaten Minnesota's mines Duluth News Tribune Assistant Commissioner Rebecca Flood of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said the federal Environmental Protection Agency could take over decision-making from the state if Melin's bill passes. The PCA plans to release a draft report of new ... Lawmakers debate controversial sulfate ruleBusines

Cabin Fever Reliever to support Marcell Family Center - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Marcell Family Center will be conducting its Annual Cabin Fever Reliever Fundraiser on March 7, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The theme of the event will be outdoors related.

Nolan to vote to override president on Keystone Pipeline - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Eighth District Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will vote to override President Barack Obamas expected veto of the Keystone Pipeline bill.

5 Ways to Have a Less Expensive Christmas - Northern Cheapskate

5 Ways to Have a Less Expensive Christmas - Northern Cheapskate Its hard to think about Christmas shopping during the off season, but you really should. The average household spends $800 on Christmas shopping each year, and if youre not ready for that expense, it can easily plunge you into debt. Put that $800 on a credit card at 19 percent interest, and it could take you more than 5 years to pay for it.---------- Continues after advertisement ---------- ---------------------------------------------------- There are ways to have a less expensive Christmas.

House considers bill on sulfate standard - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

ST. PAUL The sulfate standard for Minnesotas bodies of water is being challenged by a bill that would prevent the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency from enforcing the criteria until a new rulemaki

Health care house calls provided to Range facilities - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Seeking health care during the winter months can be especially difficult and even dangerous for the elderly.

Meet the man at N-K - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK Rick Lahn never shies away from meeting someone new.

Dollar General opens in Chisholm - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Store Manager Virginia Garner assists youngster Averi Jenkins as she places her purchases on the counter Tuesday at the new Dollar General store in Chisholm. The store, located at 702 S.W. Sixth St.,

Climate change could have health impacts - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING A recent report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) warns of the serious health impacts that climate change could cause in Minnesota.

'Theology on Tap' in Chisholm - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM A new outreach ministry is being offered in Chisholm.

Street vacation plans discussed - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM Vacating a portion of the street near two Chisholm schools was part of a discussion between the Chisholm City Council and School Board during a joint meeting Wednesday.

Pet partners - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Super One Foods is partnering with student Dawn Harsch of Northern Lights Charter School to raise money for the Range Regional Animal Rescue (RRAR). Pictured are Les Koslucher of RRAR providing Dawn w

Longtime car dealer honored - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Ken Waschke is an old-school car guy who has embraced change well and transitioned his business often and successfully during 32 years of owning a dealership on the Iron Range.

Restaurant owner honored by area chamber - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

TOWER Alissa Sundberg, owner of the Sawmill Saloon & Restaurant, was surprised beyond belief, and then incredibly humbled when she received the Laurentian Chamber of Commerces Community Lea

SMSC will donate federal housing funds to Upper Sioux - SW News Media - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

SMSC will donate federal housing funds to Upper Sioux SW News Media Grand Portage Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe: $359,635. Leech Lake Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe: $3.974 million. Lower Sioux Indians Community in the State of Minnesota: $191,692. Mille Lacs Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe:...

City of McGregor considers change in form of government - Aitkin Independent Age - McGregor Minnesota - Google News

City of McGregor considers change in form of government Aitkin Independent Age The question will read: Shall Optional Plan A, modifying the Standard Plan of city government by providing for the appointment by the council of the clerk-treasurer be adopted for the government of the city of McGregor MN? YES or NO. The Aitkin County...

Mines ” 40% of Business: From pedal-power to 'El Presidente' - Mesabi Daily News - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

Mines 40% of Business: From pedal-power to 'El Presidente' Mesabi Daily News VIRGINIA Clayton Zeidler once used pedal-power to get to work by bike from Mountain Iron to Arrow Auto Glass & Supply on Virginia's northside, just a block down from Chestnut Street. I got to know the quickest route. I got it down to where I would ...

Eveleth man seriously injured in Highway 53 crash - Duluth News Tribune - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Eveleth man seriously injured in Highway 53 crash - Duluth News Tribune - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Eveleth man seriously injured in Highway 53 crash Duluth News Tribune The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Richard J. Baratta, 57, was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center after the collision at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Baratta was traveling north on Midway Road and was attempting to cross Highway 53 ... Eveleth man seriously injured after accidentNorthland

Eveleth man seriously injured in Highway 53 crash - Duluth News Tribune - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Eveleth man seriously injured in Highway 53 crash - Duluth News Tribune - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Eveleth man seriously injured in Highway 53 crash Duluth News Tribune The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Richard J. Baratta, 57, was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center after the collision at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Baratta was traveling north on Midway Road and was attempting to cross Highway 53 ... Eveleth man seriously injured after accidentNorthland

New Content from Tuesday February 24

MINE VI - Mesabi Daily News - News

Mining is a great enterprise with a fascinating yesterday, a vibrant today and a hopeful tomorrow.

―We intend to have a shovel in the ground late this year - Mesabi Daily News - News

TOWER A determined and optimistic CEO of the PolyMet copper/nickel/precious metals venture near Hoyt Lakes said final permits for the project should be in hand sometime in the fourth quarter of this

Sulfate standard bill heard in Legislature - Mesabi Daily News - News

ST. PAUL The sulfate standard for Minnesotas bodies of water is being challenged by a bill that would prevent the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency from enforcing the criteria until a new rulemaki

Looking back at Erie Mining - Mesabi Daily News - News

HOYT LAKES Dan DeVaney always knew he would go into mining.

Future mining opportunities explored - Mesabi Daily News - News

Its a board many on the west end of the Mesabi Iron Range may not even know exists, but its a board looking to keep mining a viable part of the economy in an environmentally stable manner.

Meeting on arts in the region Thursday in Grand Rapids - Mesabi Daily News - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Meeting on arts in the region Thursday in Grand Rapids - Mesabi Daily News - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Meeting on arts in the region Thursday in Grand Rapids Mesabi Daily News Audiences left the recent Grand Rapids Players production of Young Frankenstein with smiles on their faces, with many of them raving that it was one of the best shows that the community theater has done its 50 year history. But what many of them don ... Creative Minnesota to present study on nonprofit arts secto

Y-Express Lube Center will close for business Friday - Mesabi Daily News - News

TOWER The Bois Forte Development Corp. has decided the Y-Express Lube Center will be permanently closed for business this Friday at 5 p.m..

Chisholm school resource officer topic of meeting - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM Members of the Chisholm City Council and Chisholm School Board discussed placing a school resource officer (SRO) in the schools during a joint meeting last week.

We Salute: Paul Frank Sersha - Mesabi Daily News - News

We Salute: Paul Frank Sersha

HCC offering sessions to introduce women to technical programs - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING Progress is being made in drawing women to Hibbing Community Colleges technical program, but staff acknowledges more work needs to be done.

Klimek wins state Spelling Bee - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM Chisholm eighth grader Cade Klimek is the 2015 Minnesota State Spelling Bee Champion.

Meeting on arts in the region Thursday in Grand Rapids - Mesabi Daily News - News

Audiences left the recent Grand Rapids Players production of Young Frankenstein with smiles on their faces, with many of them raving that it was one of the best shows that the community theater has

Hands-on Industrial Education at Mesabi Range College - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Hands-on Industrial Education at Mesabi Range College - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Mesabi Daily News Hands-on Industrial Education at Mesabi Range College Mesabi Daily News Many graduates will go on to be boilermakers or iron workers, or take jobs in construction or fabrication. Often students go into fabrication first and then into mining, said the instructor. Companies ... Graduates have taken jobs at such companies as ...

Itasca County Broadband 2014 Update: poised to dramatically improve access soon - Blandin on Broadband

Itasca County Broadband 2014 Update: poised to dramatically improve access soon - Blandin on BroadbandFor the upcoming weeks Im 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 howItasca County stacked up: Household Density: 6.4 Number of Households: 18,773 Percentage serviced (without mobile): 55.13% Percentage serviced (with mobile): 66.72% Itasca is the home county of the Blandin Foundation.

Strawbale Gardening - Joel Karsten - Bemidji Community Calendar

When: Fri Mar 6, 2015 12pm to 1pm CST Where: Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Avenue Northwest, Bemidji, MN 56601, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Join MN author of Straw Bale Gardens, Joel Karsten to learn how you can create your own straw bale garden. Listen to Karsten explain the process and benefits of straw bale gardening, followed by an opportunity to ask him q

RS Fiber gets buy in from cities to move forward with FTTH - Blandin on Broadband

Last I checked in with RS Fiber, they expected to serve 1,600 homes and businesses by late 2015 and has the potential to reach more than 6,200 customers by 2016. The Belle Plaine Herald has an update Council members in Green Isle and nine other cities in Sibley and Renville counties participating in the RS Fiber Optics line remain all in as the sale of bonds to fund the project nears. Tuesday (Jan.

Celebrating Valentines Day at Evergreen Terrace - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Evergreen Terrace held a Valentines Party Feb. 13.

Wayfinding Bigfoot - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Get Fit Itascas Bigfoot has found his way into the woods this winter and he has been spotted. Congratulations to Mary Shideler who won the location drawing by wayfinding her way behind Grand Itasca C

Blankets for kids - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Grand Itasca Volunteer Services came together to make more than 75 fleece blankets for children who visit the Emergency Department. The blankets will be provided to pediatric patients to keep them war

HCC seeking to attract more women to technical programs - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

HIBBING Progress is being made in drawing women to Hibbing Community Colleges (HCC) technical program, but staff acknowledges more work needs to be done.

Creative Minnesota to present study on nonprofit arts sector - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Audiences left the Grand Rapids Players production of Young Frankenstein with smiles on their faces, with many of them raving that it was one of the best shows that the community theater has done it

Drive-By Shooting Near Bagley, MN - Valley News Live - Bagley Minnesota - Google News

Drive-By Shooting Near Bagley, MN - Valley News Live - Bagley Minnesota - Google News Valley News Live Drive-By Shooting Near Bagley, MN Valley News Live The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding anyone involved in a drive-by shooting near Bagley, Minnesota. Sheriff Darin Halverson tells Valley News Live they got the call just before 3:30 Monday afternoon. Sheriff ... and more

Schools and Libraries in NW Minnesota are getting a gig! - Blandin on Broadband

Pleased to share this good info from NW MN HUGE NETWORK OF GIGABIT-READYSCHOOLS & LIBRARIES IN NW MN New Contract for the Largest Regional Network of its Kind Northwest MN, February 17, 2015Over 120 schools and libraries in northwestern Minnesota have access to up to 10 Gigabit fiber-optic connections through a renewed contract between Northwest Minnesota Special Access (www.nwmnsa.com) and NWLINKS http://www.region1.k12.mn.us/NWLINKS). Its all due to a partnership of 18 independent telecom companies that have come together to create Northwest Minnesota Special Access (NMSA), designed specifically to serve the bandwidth needs of schools and libraries in the region.

How much broadband does a business need? Ask a business owner. - Blandin on Broadband

Im pleased to share this letter below from business owner Kevin Wald of RITALKA. The letter comes to us from Julie Rath from the Redwood Falls Chamber. Mr. Wald speaks eloquently about the challenges of running an international business with dicey telecommunications. As he says, his customers dont care if he is in New England, New Guinea, New York, or New Ulm but they are disturbed by a dropped call.

Focused On Your Health - Explore Chiropractic

Focused On Your Health - Explore ChiropracticOur focus in on returning and maintaining your good health.Focused On Your HealthAmplifeied

South African a cappella group to perform at Reif Center - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

GRAND RAPIDS Theyve been one of the most instrumental groups at exporting the music of South Africa to the rest of the world, which is particularly impressive since theyre an a cappella group (See

CEOs in the Classroom - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Kristin Farley and Allie Anderson from AmericInn Hotel in Mountain Iron present to a group of eighth graders in Jamie Steinbergs history class as part of a program called CEOs in the Classroom recent

From city to county assessing - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Assessing of property values in Virginia are currently the domain of the city.

Chisholm business burglarized; incident under investigation - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm Police Department (CPD) is investigating a burglary at Snickers Pizza in downtown Chisholm.

ISD 318 board discusses labor agreement for Reif project - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

GRAND RAPIDS The ISD 318 board of directors met for their February meeting at Bigfork School, the first of four meetings scheduled to be held at the northern-most community in the district. The agen

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