New Content from Friday February 5

Authorities to reduce Highway 371 to a single lane from 7 am to 6 pm Saturday for Ice Fishing Extravaganza - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Authorities to reduce Highway 371 to a single lane from 7 am to 6 pm Saturday for Ice Fishing Extravaganza Brainerd Daily Dispatch ... the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a release. Fishing contest participants and spectators are encouraged to use the two shuttle bus service locations. The shuttle services are located at Brainerd International Raceway, just north of ...

Prepare for Traffic Slowdowns Near Ice Fishing Extravaganza - WJON News - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Prepare for Traffic Slowdowns Near Ice Fishing Extravaganza - WJON News - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News WJON News Prepare for Traffic Slowdowns Near Ice Fishing Extravaganza WJON News BRAINERD The Brainerd Jaycee's Ice Fishing Extravaganza will cause some traffic headaches on Highway 371 north of Brainerd tomorrow (Saturday). Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction and flaggers will be controlling traffic ... and more

Reconnect - Explore Chiropractic

Reconnect - Explore ChiropracticAny interference between the brain and the body will negatively affect your health and well-being.ReconnectAny interference between the brain and the body will negatively affect your health and well-being.Amplifeied

Stenglein to seek Senate District 10 seat - The Lake Country Echo - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Stenglein to seek Senate District 10 seat - The Lake Country Echo - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News The Lake Country Echo Stenglein to seek Senate District 10 seat The Lake Country Echo Stenglein has formed and registered a campaign committee with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, which will allow her to raise and spend money in pursuit of the DFL endorsement for Minnesota Senate District 10.

Snow Day redefined with broadband at Red Wing Schools - Blandin on Broadband

One of the reasons I live in Minnesota is the dream of a snow day. But that dream isnt as good as it sounds when youre a teacher and snow day means you are required to physically show up for work to get work credit. Red Wing Schools has a workaround. Red Wing Schools have made snow days an online working day for educators. Using their group subscription access to Whitewater Learning, Red Wing educators can stay home and work on professional development and still get credit for working.

PUC OKs unbudgeted purchases - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

PUC OKs unbudgeted purchases Hibbing Daily Tribune Approved two meter technicians to attend Minnesota Municipalities Utilities Association (MMUA) meter school from Feb. 16-19 in Marshall, Minn., for a registration fee of $440 per person plus lodging and meals. Approved Mark Reger, meter service and...

New Content from Thursday February 4

Hockey Day Minnesota preview: Starting a win streak the goal for Denfeld, Eveleth-Gilbert - Duluth News Tribune - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Hockey Day Minnesota preview: Starting a win streak the goal for Denfeld, Eveleth-Gilbert Duluth News Tribune Denfeld and Eveleth-Gilbert will break the ice on Minnesota's hockey holiday Saturday. Both are looking to generate some momentum ahead of the Section 7A playoffs, which commence Feb. 16. So after the morning parade which will feature Duluth mayor... and more

MnDOT proposes roundabout in Hibbing - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

MnDOT proposes roundabout in Hibbing - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter MnDOT proposes roundabout in Hibbing Northland's NewsCenter The intersection of Highway 37 and Highway 169 in Hibbing has seen an increase in crashes and the Minnesota Department of Transportation's solution is to build a roundabout. "We are over represented in crashes and roundabouts have a history of...

IKE, in his own words - Minnesota Hockey Magazine - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

IKE, in his own words - Minnesota Hockey Magazine - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News Minnesota Hockey Magazine IKE, in his own words Minnesota Hockey Magazine Ikola's alma mater, now the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears, faces Duluth Denfeld outdoors on Feb. 6 at Duluth's Bayfront Park as part of the annual Hockey Day Minnesota event. One thing I recognized early was the tradition of outstanding Eveleth goaltenders.

Recharge the Range strategic economic development forums underway - Hometown Focus - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Recharge the Range strategic economic development forums underway Hometown Focus EVELETH A series of three strategic forums focused on generating ideas to shape sustainable economic growth on Minnesota's Iron Range, began Monday, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) Commissioner Mark Phillips announced... and more

Fun with Phenology ice fishing on Fayal Pond - Hometown Focus - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Fun with Phenology ice fishing on Fayal Pond Hometown Focus For more information, call 218-744-7499 or visit the special events tab on the city of Eveleth's website (www.evelethmn.com) for the schedule of guest naturalists and topics. Fun with Phenology is sponsored by the University of Minnesota Master ...

Country super-group Hitchville returns to HCC on Feb. 18 - Hometown Focus - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Country super-group Hitchville returns to HCC on Feb. 18 Hometown Focus HIBBING With bootstomping, toe-tapping songs and warm-hearted stories, country super-group Hitchville wowed Hibbing Community College audiences on their last visit. HCC is pleased to announce their return on Thursday, Feb, 18, at 7 p.m. in the ... and more

Storytelling: Let's talk - Hometown Focus - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Storytelling: Let's talk Hometown Focus My father's voice, as though coming from the grave, said: I was born in Eveleth, Minnesota, in 1917. Then, only breathing, a rustling, and silence after he hit STOP. I don't remember ever asking him about the tape recorder and whether he was using it ...

Police Blotter - Feb. 5 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Police Blotter - Feb. 5 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Police Blotter - Feb. 5 Brainerd Daily Dispatch DISTURBANCE Report at 2:04 p.m. Wednesday of needing assistance with a patient at Minnesota Specialty Health System, 11615 State Ave. Officer transported subject to the emergency room. Report at 11:04 a.m. Wednesday of a disturbance at Brainerd... and more

Hibbing man in custody, another injured in alcohol fueled crash - Duluth News Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing man in custody, another injured in alcohol fueled crash Duluth News Tribune The man was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 24-year-old Hibbing man. Their Buick Century was traveling north on Highway 65 outside Nashwauk when it spun out, hit the ditch and rolled several times, the state patrol reported in a news release. The ... and more

Child neglect charges filed against Hibbing mother - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Child neglect charges filed against Hibbing mother - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Child neglect charges filed against Hibbing mother Northland's NewsCenter Hibbing, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- We now know what charges a Hibbing mother faces after fire broke out at her apartment while her two small children were home alone. Kenya Perteet faces four gross misdemeanor charges, two for Child endangerment and... Hibbing Mother Charged with Child Endangerment, Neglect a

Understanding Compliance with Federal Broadband Regulatory Requirements - Blandin on Broadband

Again this year I am happy to share information from Baller, Herbst, Stokes & Lide. They are renowned attorneys that specialize in telecom and broadband issues. It is very generous of them to share their memoranda on compliance with federal regulatory requirements, compliance with the federal Universal Service Program, and qualifying for E Rate subsidies for schools and libraries. Its not light reading if youre not already involved with these issues but if you are in the thick or (or need to understand the thick of it) I think these tools could be invaluable.

City of Grand Rapids recreates an outdoor tradition - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

City of Grand Rapids recreates an outdoor tradition - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review City of Grand Rapids recreates an outdoor tradition Herald Review The event has been organized by the City of Grand Rapids in conjunction with celebrating Grand Rapids and Itasca County's 125th anniversary. This will be the first outdoor game for our high school teams since Hockey Day in Minnesota was held on...

Exploring new economic and cultural prospects, Iron Range seeks life beyond mining - MinnPost (blog) - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Exploring new economic and cultural prospects, Iron Range seeks life beyond mining - MinnPost (blog) - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News MinnPost (blog) Exploring new economic and cultural prospects, Iron Range seeks life beyond mining MinnPost (blog) This is the first of three articles drawn from his latest report, "Northeast Minnesota: New Possibilities in the North Country." His report on Southeast Minnesota is available here. The Iron Range seems caught in a 1980s flashback as taconite plants ... and more

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

Church News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Several area churches will host the MN Adult and Teen challenge choir. The residents of the Central Minnesota Campus in Brainerd will perform a number of songs as well as share their stories of hope and healing from addiction at the following churches ...

Workshop set about Mississippi watershed - Aitkin Independent Age - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Workshop set about Mississippi watershed Aitkin Independent Age Training will be conducted by the University of Minnesota Extension Service, in partnership with state and local partners working to protect and restore the waters in the Mississippi River Grand Rapids watershed. For more information or to RSVP ...

WSI IS 20 in Borderland - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

WSI IS 20 in Borderland - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News International Falls Journal WSI IS 20 in Borderland International Falls Journal The winter severity index for the International Falls area was 20 on Monday, reports Larry Petersen, International Falls area wildlife supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The WSI was 42 last year at this date, and 86 two years ...

Honored for academic excellence - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Honored for academic excellence - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News Hibbing Daily Tribune Honored for academic excellence Hibbing Daily Tribune HIBBING David Litfin of Hibbing, has been named to the University of Minnesota, Duluth, Dean's List for Academic Excellence for fall 2015. This honor is reserved each semester for students who have achieved a term GPA of 3.5 or higher in the ...

Minnesota's Iron Range feels the weight of economic downturn in China - Washington Post - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Minnesota's Iron Range feels the weight of economic downturn in China Washington Post D.C. Maryland Virginia Public Safety Education Obituaries Transportation Weather National Acts of Faith Health and Science National Security Investigations Morning Mix Post Nation Obituaries World Africa The Americas ... and more

Under pressure, iron country softens - Alaska Dispatch News - Taconite Minnesota - Google News

Under pressure, iron country softens - Alaska Dispatch News - Taconite Minnesota - Google News Minnesota Public Radio News (blog) Under pressure, iron country softens Alaska Dispatch News Workers excavated iron ore in craggy open pits along this 2 billion-year-old ridge that cuts across northeastern Minnesota. Then they crushed, cleaned, heated and separated the rocks to make taconite pellets that are rich in iron and small as buckshot. Exploring new economic and cultural prospects, Iron Ra

New Content from Wednesday February 3

Prep girls hockey playoff preview: CEC's Olin applies lessons learned from dad - Duluth News Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Prep girls hockey playoff preview: CEC's Olin applies lessons learned from dad - Duluth News Tribune - Greenway Minnesota - Google News Duluth News Tribune Prep girls hockey playoff preview: CEC's Olin applies lessons learned from dad Duluth News Tribune Led by coach Dick Bartholdi, Coach Bart, a 2015 inductee into the Minnesota Girls Hockey Coaches Association Hall of Fame, they had a defensive-minded approach built around strong goaltending. But the program .... 3 Grand Rapids-Greenway hosts No.

Hockey Heritage: Eveleth's John Mayasich - Northland's NewsCenter - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News

Hockey Heritage: Eveleth's John Mayasich - Northland's NewsCenter - Eveleth Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Hockey Heritage: Eveleth's John Mayasich Northland's NewsCenter Eveleth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- John Mayasich has been called the Wayne Gretzky of his time and, pound for pound, is widely considered one of the best high school hockey players to ever come from the state of Minnesota. The Gretzky comparison comes... and more

Minnesota Broadband Task Force: Planning for 2016 & visits from legislators - Blandin on Broadband

The big news of the day was the release of the latest Minnesota Broadband Task Force report. They have recommended $100 million for broadband funding and speed goals of 25 Mbps down and 3 Mbps up by 2022 and 100 Mbps down and 20 Mbps up by 2026. Most of the meeting was spent making plans for 2016. The groups has segmented into three subgroups: Affordability. Emerging technology and issues (such as cyber security) Accessibility At the end of the meeting they heard from Senator Schmit, Representative Kresha and Representative Johnson.

Dollars for downtown: Grant could help downtown businesses, renters - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Dollars for downtown: Grant could help downtown businesses, renters - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Dollars for downtown: Grant could help downtown businesses, renters Brainerd Daily Dispatch Minnesota received $17 million for the grants, so Brainerd may as well apply for the funds and use them locally, Bergman said. The grant would provide deferred commercial and rental housing rehabilitation loans to property owners in the four core ...

Blandin Foundation awards high-speed internet grants in Brainerd area - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Blandin Foundation awards high-speed internet grants in Brainerd area Brainerd Daily Dispatch Video Conferencing System in CTC Technology Room at the BLAEDC/Chamber Offices in Brainerd: Capital support for video conferencing equipment for use by area businesses and organizations. "What the Tech?" Technology Expo: Project support to host...

Dollars for downtown: Grant could help downtown businesses, renters - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Dollars for downtown: Grant could help downtown businesses, renters - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Dollars for downtown: Grant could help downtown businesses, renters Brainerd Daily Dispatch Minnesota received $17 million for the grants, so Brainerd may as well apply for the funds and use them locally, Bergman said. The grant would provide deferred commercial and rental housing rehabilitation loans to property owners in the four core ...

Snowshoe activity planned at Kathio State Park - Princeton Union Eagle - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Snowshoe activity planned at Kathio State Park Princeton Union Eagle Mille Lacs Kathio State park will host a guided snowshoeing activity on Saturday January 30. The program, titled Wetland Wonders: A Snowshoeing Adventure, will begin at the park's interpretive center at 1:00pm. Snowshoes are provided. Participants will ...

Who Are You, Again? - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Who Are You, Again? Brainerd Daily Dispatch Love can be blind. And when it is, a person can have the potential for mistaken identity, absurd turns of events and general mayhem. Such is the case with "Relatively Speaking," the British comedy next up on the schedule for Brainerd...

Entertainment Briefs - Feb. 4 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Entertainment Briefs - Feb. 4 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Entertainment Briefs - Feb. 4 Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Brainerd Just For Kix Mini and Middle Kix competed Sunday in the Together We Dance held at the Sauk Rapids High School. There were 162 Just For Kix teams from Minnesota and North Dakota.The Brained Just For Kix Studio is...

Minnesota Girls' High School Hockey Rankings - SFGate - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Minnesota Girls' High School Hockey Rankings SFGate Forest Lake, (15-7-3). 16.Eagan, (16-5-4). 17.White Bear Lake, (17-6-2). 18.Mounds View, (13-8-4). 19.Eastview, (15-6-4). 20.Roseau, (17-8-0). Receiving votes: Benilde-St. Margaret's, Stillwater Area, Hopkins/Park, Lakeville North, Grand Rapids/Greenway.

Mpls. Hosts Winter Cycling Congress, Shows Off Year-Round Biking - CBS Local - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Mpls. Hosts Winter Cycling Congress, Shows Off Year-Round Biking - CBS Local - Greenway Minnesota - Google News CBS Local Mpls. Hosts Winter Cycling Congress, Shows Off Year-Round Biking CBS Local MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) Hardy bike commuters were out in full force during Tuesday's snow storm, and the timing lined up nicely for this years' Winter Cycling Congress at the University of Minnesota. The congress is trying to help make more cities around... and more

Letter to inmates at a South Dakota womens prison. - Kent Nerburn

I recently received an email from a woman who runs a book club at a South Dakota womens prison. She is having the members read The Girl who Sang to the Buffalo and was wondering if Id write them a letter so the experience would have a personal feel. Having done some work in prisons, and believing that you need to honor you readers for the gift they give you of their time and attention, I was happy to oblige. When the letter was done, I realized that it might be worth posting here, as well.

Minnesota Broadband Task Force report is out: recommending 25/3 MB speeds and $200 million (over 2 years) - Blandin on Broadband

I am in a Minnesota Broadband Task Force meeting as I post this but I wanted to get the latest report out Governors Task Force on Broadband Releases Annual Report Report contains policy recommendations, including $200 million for the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program and updated speed goals The Governors Task Force on Broadband released its 2016 Annual Report today, which includes recommend

'Big Fish, Texas': South St. Paul native lands TV show - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

'Big Fish, Texas': South St. Paul native lands TV show - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press 'Big Fish, Texas': South St. Paul native lands TV show TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press GALVESTON, TEXAS- Buddy Guindon and Katie at the bar. South St. Paul native Buddy Guindon and his family will star in a National Geographic series about their lives and commercial fishing business in Galveston, Texas. The series, "Big Fish Texas ... and more

Ready or not, Minnesota's 2016 legislative session has already begun - MinnPost - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Ready or not, Minnesota's 2016 legislative session has already begun - MinnPost - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News MinnPost Ready or not, Minnesota's 2016 legislative session has already begun MinnPost In July, Dayton proposed another special session of the Legislature to aid ailing resort owners and businesses on Mille Lacs Lake, where a walleye shortage drastically affected the fishing season. But after several working group meetings, legislators ... and more

Representative Mike Sundin supports broadband funding - Blandin on Broadband

The Pine Journal posts an editorial from Minnesota State Representative Mike Sundin, District 11A, including his views on broadband funding I am disappointed that we still havent provided the necessary funds to improve basic infrastructure and economic development in communities that need it. Given the states projected $1.2 billion surplus, it shouldnt be so difficult to reach agreement on bread and butter infrastructure improvements that impact every resident of our district. For example, we know that many rural residents and businesses still need access to good broadband internet connections.

TJ's Floral and Gifts now open in downtown Walker - Walker Pilot Independent - Walker Minnesota - Google News

TJ's Floral and Gifts now open in downtown Walker - Walker Pilot Independent - Walker Minnesota - Google News Walker Pilot Independent TJ's Floral and Gifts now open in downtown Walker Walker Pilot Independent ... and is closed Sunday except for Mother's Day and Valentine's Day, which happens to fall on Sunday this year. TJ's Floral and Gifts is located at 403 Minnesota Ave. W., Walker. Stop by or call 547-2614; email to tjsfloral@arvig.net; or visit the ...

Walker man injured in one-vehicle rollover - Walker Pilot Independent - Walker Minnesota - Google News

Walker man injured in one-vehicle rollover Walker Pilot Independent A Walker man was injured Jan. 28 in a rollover north of Hackensack on Highway 371 near Upper Ten Mile Lake Road (Co. 50). According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, Christian A. Hansen, 38, was driving north in a 2003 Ford Ranger at 10:17 a.m....

Walker Talkers advance 8 speakers to final rounds at Marshall Tournament - Walker Pilot Independent - Walker Minnesota - Google News

Walker Talkers advance 8 speakers to final rounds at Marshall Tournament - Walker Pilot Independent - Walker Minnesota - Google News Walker Pilot Independent Walker Talkers advance 8 speakers to final rounds at Marshall Tournament Walker Pilot Independent The tournament hosted several large Minnesota schools from the metro area. Moorhead and Eagan took first and second place respectively. Marshall also recognizes the smaller schools that qualify in the single A small-school category. Walker took second...

Grand Rapids City Council reviews 2016 goals, street improvement plans - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Grand Rapids City Council reviews 2016 goals, street improvement plans Herald Review With the current funding, 2016 will see road improvements on North Fifth Street and Northeast Eighth Avenue in Grand Rapids. The project is in the design stage of development and a public hearing is scheduled for the city council's second monthly ...

Itasca County teen charged in friends shooting death - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

An Itasca County teen has been charged in the accidental shooting death of his friend in November.

Grand Rapids City Council reviews 2016 goals, street improvement plans - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Grand Rapids City Council revisited the 2016 city outcome goals report and street amended capital investment plan (CIP) during a special workshop meeting Monday Feb. 1.

Gobblers fall to Brainerd - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Gobblers fall to Brainerd - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News Aitkin Independent Age Gobblers fall to Brainerd Aitkin Independent Age Aitkin elementary wrestlers participated in the Rogers MNUSA Tournament Jan. ... Also on hand for the event were representatives from the Minnesota State Highway Patrol Department who shot out tee-shirts to the crowd promoting their seat belt campaign.

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