New Content from Friday August 29

Lightning upend Bemidji, 4-3 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Grand Rapids/Greenway girls tennis team had a big early season win Wednesday knocking off an undefeated Bemidji squad, 4-3, on the road.

T'hawk girls first at Virginia - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The competitive season started Thursday for the Thunderhawks cross country teams and it started in a good way. The varsity girls easily outpaced the nine-team field to win the team competition. Despit

Getting to Know¦Keiths Old River Pizza Co. - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Keiths Old River Pizza Company is a new franchise that originated in Bemidji, more than 30 years ago as the first pizzeria along the Mississippi.

Curiocity: Mike's Mix “ Far North Mule - The Daily Meal - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Curiocity: Mike's Mix Far North Mule The Daily Meal This is the Minnesota version of a Moscow Mule, using gin as the liquor base instead of the traditional vodka. Bartender ... A wall of windows are actually folding doors that open up onto the large patio which overlooks the Greenway and adds seating ... and more

Bigfork Valley awarded 2014 Americas 100 best hospitals for patient experience - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Bigfork Valley Hospital has received the 2014 Womens Choice Award for being voted one of Americas Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by women for a third consecutive year. This distinction is the

Nordskog-Schumacher attends conference in Chicago - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Rose Nordskog-Schumacher RDH, BS of Grand Rapids recently attended the RDH UnderOneRoof Dental Hygiene conference in Chicago, Ill.

Mighty Mutts donate K-9 vest to Grand Rapids Police - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Radar, the K-9 officer for the Grand Rapids Police Department is wearing his new bullet-proof and stab-proof vest. The vest was recently donated by Mighty Mutts, which started in 2011 with four Americ

Minnesota Power to build solar energy project at Camp Ripley - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Minnesota Power and the Minnesota National Guard will join forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley, the largest military base in Minnesota.

Harvest Moon Starts Friday, Sept. 5 - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Harvest Moon Starts Friday, Sept. 5 The Ely Echo Tours of the Winton power plant will also be available Friday as part of Minnesota Power's presentation about the history of hydroelectricity in the Ely area. Also during Harvest Moon the Pioneer Mine Shaft House will be open from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday ...

Come travel with Central Lakes College to Beautiful Costa Rica March 6-14 - News Blog

Come travel with Central Lakes College to Beautiful Costa Rica March 6-14 - News Blog PURA VIDA! Join three CLC Instructors as they take you through beautiful Costa Rica. Learn about the land, the language and the people of this peaceful nation. Two way to particpate:There are two ways to participate in this travel opportunity: as a credit-earning student or as a "community participant". Space is limited and preference given to those that will sign-up for the 3-credit travel study course in our CLC Global Studies Department: The course is GLST 1491: Global Stuies Experience International Travel Costa Rica.Thecourse will cover three areas: Earth Science, Spanish and InterculturalCommunication so students should expect work that covers all three areasin this global studies course.

Capitol Christmas Tree to swing through Blackduck in Nov. - Bemidji Pioneer - Blackduck Minnesota - Google News

Capitol Christmas Tree to swing through Blackduck in Nov. Bemidji Pioneer The Blackduck Ranger District has been working at county fairs in the area and recently the Minnesota State Fair to promote the tree and its ornaments. Ornament contests have been added to the premium books of county fairs and judged just like a baked...

Capitol Christmas Tree to swing through Blackduck in Nov. - Bemidji Pioneer - Walker Minnesota - Google News

Capitol Christmas Tree to swing through Blackduck in Nov. Bemidji Pioneer The Blackduck Ranger District has been working at county fairs in the area and recently the Minnesota State Fair to promote the tree and its ornaments. Ornament contests have been added to the premium books of county fairs and judged just like a baked...

Hibbing man arraigned in death of three-year-old - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA A 26-year-old Hibbing man was expected to be arraigned this morning in the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez, 3, in March of 2012, in Virginia.

NATIONS LARGEST NETWORK OF FOOD BANKS UNITES TO RAISE HUNGER AWARENESS DURING SEPTEMBERS HUNGER ACTION MONTH„¢ - Feed the Need

NATIONS LARGEST NETWORK OF FOOD BANKS UNITES TO RAISE HUNGER AWARENESS DURING SEPTEMBERS HUNGER ACTION MONTH„¢ - Feed the Need Feeding America Turns OrangeTM to Solve Hunger for 49 Million Americans Grand Rapids, MN (September 1, 2014) - Hunger advocates from Grand Rapids and across the country will be wearing orange on Thursday, September 4 in an effort to raise awareness of the 49 million people in the United States who struggle with hunger. It is just one of the many awareness events taking place throughout the month of September in recognition of Feeding America's Hunger Action Month - a month-long campaign to help end hunger in our country.

CLC Community Band “ New Members Welcome - News Blog

CLC Community Band “ New Members Welcome - News BlogThe Central Lakes College Community Band will begin its Fall 2014 season with the first rehearsal on Monday, Sept 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the rehearsal hall E471 on the Central Lakes College Campus. Rehearsals last two hours and are open to all interested musicians from high school juniors to adults of high school skill level and above. The CLC Community Band Fall concert, "A Bit of Scotch, A Bit of Brit" will be performed on Tuesday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m.

Season Opens for Cultural Thursdays - News Blog

Season Opens for Cultural Thursdays - News BlogThursday, September 4 at NoonChalberg Theatre, Brainerd Campus In the first CLC Cultural Thursday event of the 2014-2015 year, CLC Spanish Faculty Tracey Kloeckl-Jimnez will share the "Iceberg Concept of Culture", which was arrived at by many late 20th century theorists including French and Bell in their book entitled Organizational Development. Since that time many others have utilized this organizational framework to further expound on the concept of culture.

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnWes Bailey posted a photo: Nice northern lights display that exploded right around midnight (28 August 2014). Started off as glow spreading across the horizon, then gets brighter and brighter and finally erupts into red and green columns. The intense part of the display lasted about 20 minutes with columns continuing moving across the horizon, then finally settled down into a dim glow.

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnWes Bailey posted a photo: Nice northern lights display that exploded right around midnight (28 August 2014). Started off as glow spreading across the horizon, then gets brighter and brighter and finally erupts into red and green columns. The intense part of the display lasted about 20 minutes with columns continuing moving across the horizon, then finally settled down into a dim glow.

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnWes Bailey posted a photo: Nice northern lights display that exploded right around midnight (28 August 2014). Started off as glow spreading across the horizon, then gets brighter and brighter and finally erupts into red and green columns. The intense part of the display lasted about 20 minutes with columns continuing moving across the horizon, then finally settled down into a dim glow.

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnWes Bailey posted a photo: Nice northern lights display that exploded right around midnight (28 August 2014). Started off as glow spreading across the horizon, then gets brighter and brighter and finally erupts into red and green columns. The intense part of the display lasted about 20 minutes with columns continuing moving across the horizon, then finally settled down into a dim glow.

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnWes Bailey posted a photo: Nice northern lights display that exploded right around midnight (28 August 2014). Started off as glow spreading across the horizon, then gets brighter and brighter and finally erupts into red and green columns. The intense part of the display lasted about 20 minutes with columns continuing moving across the horizon, then finally settled down into a dim glow.

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmn

Northern Lights - 27 August 2014 - Recent Uploads tagged grandrapidsmnWes Bailey posted a photo: Nice northern lights display that exploded right around midnight (28 August 2014). Started off as glow spreading across the horizon, then gets brighter and brighter and finally erupts into red and green columns. The intense part of the display lasted about 20 minutes with columns continuing moving across the horizon, then finally settled down into a dim glow.

Central Minnesota Volleyball: Aitkin pulls away from Pierz in opener - Morrison County Record - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Central Minnesota Volleyball: Aitkin pulls away from Pierz in opener Morrison County Record After a quick start by Aitkin, Pierz solidified its attack in the final two sets, but the visiting Gobblers were able to finish off a 25-13, 25-18, 25-19 sweep in Tuesday's season opener. Senior Raychel Virnig slammed seven kills and senior Jessica ...

Hibbing man to be arraigned in 3-year-old girl's death in March 2012 incident ... - Mesabi Daily News - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing man to be arraigned in 3-year-old girl's death in March 2012 incident ... - Mesabi Daily News - Virginia Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Hibbing man to be arraigned in 3-year-old girl's death in March 2012 incident ... Mesabi Daily News VIRGINIA A 26-year-old Hibbing man will be arraigned at 11:30 a.m. today in the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez, 3, in Virginia in March of 2012. A press conference with Virginia Police, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and... Hibbing man arraigned in

Minnesota PUC advances expansion of existing Enbridge pipeline - Prairie Business - Jacobsen Minnesota,Jacobsen MN - Google News

Minnesota PUC advances expansion of existing Enbridge pipeline Prairie Business Minnesota PUC advances expansion of existing Enbridge pipeline. ST. PAUL, Minn. Despite procedural concerns and plenty of public outcry, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to issue a certificate of need for an Enbridge expansion... and more

Things I Consumed At The Minnesota State Fair, Ranked - Deadspin - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Things I Consumed At The Minnesota State Fair, Ranked Deadspin Since I married a Minnesotan, I married into Midwestern food traditions like hot dish and pannekoeken. An annual part of that tradition includes The Great Minnesota Get-Together, the second-largest state fair in the country, and its bounty of culinary ... and more

Hibbing man arrested in connection to 2012 death of three-year-old Virginia girl - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing man arrested in connection to 2012 death of three-year-old Virginia girl - Northland's NewsCenter - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Hibbing man arrested in connection to 2012 death of three-year-old Virginia girl Northland's NewsCenter Virginia, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- A 26-year-old man from Hibbing, Russell Shannon Johnson, has been arrested and charged in connection to the death of a two-year-old Virginia girl in March of 2012. After a more than two-year investigation, Johnson is being... Hibbing Man Charg

Home care workers announce victory in historic union election - Twin Cities Daily Planet - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Home care workers announce victory in historic union election Twin Cities Daily Planet On Tuesday, Minnesota's home care workers etched a new chapter in the state's history, alongside the miners who organized the Iron Range, the truck drivers who shut down Minneapolis in 1934 and the women who led landmark strikes by teachers in 1946... and more

Check On Pet Ownership Costs Before You Buy - Northern Cheapskate

Check On Pet Ownership Costs Before You Buy - Northern Cheapskate How much is that puppy in the window? And wouldnt a gerbil be a lot cheaper? Or how about fish? When it comes to adding a pet to your family, its important to make good decisions. There are lots of things to consider when buying a pet such as your living situation, the time you have to spend with a pet, and whether or not a pet is child-friendly. But many folks overlook one key aspect: the cost of ownership of the pet. The ASPCA has a fabulous chart that details the first year pet ownership costs of small, medium, and large dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, small mammals, small birds, and fish.

Minnesota utilites commission advances expansion of northern pipeline - Cass Lake News

Despite procedural concerns and plenty of public outcry, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to issue a certificate of need for an Enbridge expansion project on an existing line in northern Minnesota.

Bovey antique mall to reopen Prohibition-era escape tunnel during special event - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Bovey antique mall to reopen Prohibition-era escape tunnel during special event - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune Bovey antique mall to reopen Prohibition-era escape tunnel during special event Minneapolis Star Tribune BOVEY, Minn. A bit of Prohibition era history is about to reopen to the public on Minnesota's Iron Range. Annabella's Antique Mall in Bovey (BOH'-vee) plans to reopen a secret speakeasy tunnel at a red carpet event Friday night. The building used to ... and more

Its not easy being green - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

As the stars of summer produce go, fresh beans often get relegated to the supporting cast as tomatoes, sweet corn and watermelon (yes, the market has fresh local melons too) steal the show.

Hibbing business owner sentenced for theft - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA The owner of a local tanning salon and fitness business has pleaded guilty to and been sentenced for theft at a former place of employment.

Missing Grand Rapids man located - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The missing Grand Rapids man being sought by the Itasca County Sheriffs Office has been located.

Nashwauk man arrested for prostitution - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

SUPERIOR, Wis. A Nashwauk man may face fines or prison time after being arrested as part of a human-trafficking sting operation by the Superior Police Department (SPD).

Virginia fires leaves more than a dozen diplaced - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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

Students get prepped for new year - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Third grader Carter Williams gets help setting up his desk from grandma Lori Becicka and his brother Kian Williams, a first grader, during the open house Wednesday evening at Keewatin Elementary.

Ambulance purchase approved - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK The Nashwauk Ambulance Service will soon be receiving a new set of wheels.

IT´S FRIDAY!! LET´S ROCK!!! - Explore Chiropractic

IT´S FRIDAY!! LET´S ROCK!!! - Explore ChiropracticITS FRIDAY!! LETS ROCK!!!Amplifeied

Nolan vs. Mills on 8th Congressional District unemployment - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Nolan vs. Mills on 8th Congressional District unemployment Northland's NewsCenter GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (NNCNOW.com) --- After the economic down turn in 2008, the economy has been the focus of hundreds of candidates looking to unseat sitting politicians. Now that Minnesota's unemployment rate is among the lowest in the country, one ...

New Content from Thursday August 28

Sauer will be back to defend Senior title - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Sauer will be back to defend Senior title Hibbing Daily Tribune ... up two friends to enjoy the experience with him this weekend. Sauer, 68, of St. Cloud, Minn., said he and wife Kathy thoroughly enjoyed their experience in Hibbing last year, not only on the golf course but also with the friendly people in the ... and more

Meadowlands man arrested after stolen vehicle chase - Mesabi Daily News - News

ALBORN A stolen vehicle driven by a Meadowlands man was forced off the road in the Alborn area early Thursday following a chase by officers of several law enforcement agencies, according to the St.

Nashwauk man, 70, caught in sex sting for prostitution - Mesabi Daily News - News

SUPERIOR, Wis. A Nashwauk man may face fines or prison time after being arrested as part of a human-trafficking sting operation by the Superior Police Department (SPD).

CN employee exposed to liquid propane vapors - Mesabi Daily News - News

PROCTOR A Canadian National Railway employee at the Proctor Railyards was transported to a Duluth hospital this morning after being exposed to liquid propane vapors from a nearby bulk storage tank.

Karpik fuels Bears past Bluestreaks - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

EVELETH The Golden Bears Sydney Karpik won both the 60 freestyle and the 100 freestyle Thursday, helping her squad to a 57-43 win over the Bluestreaks.

Cohasset OKs gas line extension - Mesabi Daily News - News

Those in the Pincherry Road area of Cohasset will have an opportunity to hook up to city gas.

E-G student plays with music group on European tour - Mesabi Daily News - News

GILBERT Briona Currie was singing the national anthem in public at age 4 and has been dancing since she was 3. Now at age 15, the Eveleth-Gilbert High School sophomore recently returned from Europe

Nashwauk Ambulance getting new vehicle - Mesabi Daily News - News

NASHWAUK The Nashwauk Ambulance Service will soon be receiving a new set of wheels.

Virginia Blue Devil Invitational - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA The Ely and Eveleth-Gilbert cross country boys opened the season with a strong showing Thursday taking first and second, respectively, at the Virginia Blue Devil Invite at Olcott Park.

ISD 318 ups lunch fees - Mesabi Daily News - News

As part of the ongoing compliance to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the ISD 318 board once again voted for an incremental hike in school lunch prices for area families at their meeting on M

Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia - Mesabi Daily News - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia Mesabi Daily News Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia. Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:34 pm. Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia. Small Business Snapshot: Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia... and more

Recipes to celebrate the last hurrah of summer - Mesabi Daily News - News

Labor Day weekend! A time for that last hurrah of summer before school and fall activities. For some it is a last three day camping trip for the season, a trip to the mall for school shopping, or en

Ely holds off MI-B, 14-12 - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

ELY The Timberwolves defense came through to stop a late Mountain Iron-Buhl 2-point conversion run and later forced a key incomplete pass to hold on for a 14-12 win in the season opener for both cl

Falkowski's Market in Virginia - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Falkowski's Market in Virginia

Bears defeat Hawks, 6-1 - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

EVELETH The Golden Bears flexed their tennis muscles again Thursday as Hermantown became their latest victim.

Copy Magic, Inc. of Virginia - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Copy Magic, Inc. of Virginia

Alden's Restaurant in Biwabik - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Alden's Restaurant in Biwabik

Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Snapshot: Unclaimed Freight of Minnesota in Virginia

Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm selected to 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm selected to 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list Hometown Focus Joe Leoni VIRGINIA Joe Leoni from the Trenti Law Firm has been selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Because Leoni has demonstrated excellence in the practice of law, he is receiving an honor that is limited to only five percent of the...

OUR IRON ORE: A BILLION YEARS OLD MOUNTAINS, VOLCANOES, SEAS ... - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

OUR IRON ORE: A BILLION YEARS OLD MOUNTAINS, VOLCANOES, SEAS ... Hometown Focus He suspected I would end up on the Iron Range and I suppose he thought geology might be a better career move than, well, reading books. I took his advice, and got both degrees. While my career has always been founded on my studies in English, I am...

Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm selected to 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list - Hometown Focus - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm selected to 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list Hometown Focus And while he has practiced both statewide and in federal court, it is clear to see that Joe's passion lies in serving his neighbors on the Iron Range and northeastern Minnesota. Joe is very well respected by his peers and is known for his no-nonsense ...

OUR IRON ORE: A BILLION YEARS OLD MOUNTAINS, VOLCANOES, SEAS ... - Hometown Focus - Cuyuna Range Minnesota - Google News

OUR IRON ORE: A BILLION YEARS OLD MOUNTAINS, VOLCANOES, SEAS ... Hometown Focus ... which combined with the iron and precipitated in layers of iron formations known as the Mesabi, Gunflint, and Cuyuna iron ranges. Several other features took shape in Minnesota during tectonic activity from 1,900 to 1,800 million years ago ...

Old speakeasy in Bovey to be open on August 29 - Hometown Focus - Bovey Minnesota - Google News

Old speakeasy in Bovey to be open on August 29 - Hometown Focus - Bovey Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune Old speakeasy in Bovey to be open on August 29 Hometown Focus BOVEY The old speakeasy in the tunnel under Annabella's Antique Mall in Bovey will be open for the night on Friday, Aug. 29, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be players in costume of the period and readings from the upcoming Picturing Grace will be read. Bovey antique mall to reopen Prohibition-era escape tunnel

How to apply for a job at local mining companies - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

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SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Rosie Gams Common Space Mistake: Creating a room that is off balance. If you place all the large heavy pieces on one side of the room and the smaller pieces on the other side, the room feels off balance. Sometimes you cant help it, you may have built in items such as a fireplace or bookcases so what do you do? How To: read more

A library card is your childs ticket to academic achievement - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

A library card is your childs ticket to academic achievement - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaGILBERT Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways you can ensure your childs academic success is by making a quick trip to the library.read more

DNR public auction in Grand Rapids features wide variety of items - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

GRAND RAPIDS 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, Grand Rapids.read more

NAMI MN presents Family-to-Family 12-week class - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

DULUTH The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota is offering a free, 12-week Family-to-Family class for family members and friends of individuals with a serious mental illness beginning on Sunday, Sept. 7. Classes will be held from 5:30 8:30 p.m. each Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth.read more

New church year to start at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Rev. Eric Northard will welcome back the congregation of Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church after the summer break on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Northard will discuss how one's answers to the essential questions Who are we? How did we get here? What difference does it make? sum up one's religious identity.read more

Deer and wolf lottery application deadline is Sept. 4 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. PAUL Those who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season are reminded they must apply by Thursday, Sept. 4.read more

Mesabi Community Band to begin fall rehearsals - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Mesabi Community Band invites all area musicians to join the community band for the 2014 2015 concert season. Rehearsals begin Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. The band rehearses on Thursdays from 7 8:30 p.m. in Room C175 at the Virginia campus of Mesabi Range College.read more

Old speakeasy in Bovey to be open on August 29 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

BOVEY The old speakeasy in the tunnel under Annabellas Antique Mall in Bovey will be open for the night on Friday, Aug. 29, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be players in costume of the period and readings from the upcoming Picturing Grace will be read.read more

DNR asks hunters not to shoot radio-collared bears - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

NORTHERN MINNESOTA 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.read more

AAUW hosting Guthrie Theatre trip - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HIBBING American Association of University Women is hosting a bus trip to the Guthrie Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 25, for a performance of The Heidi Chronicles. This Pulitzer Prize winning play traces the coming of age of Heidi Holland from high school in the radical '60s to her career as an art historian in the heartless '80s and asks the ever-present question: Can women have it all?read more

Fall lawn care - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Fall lawn care - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jo Bjerke Master Gardener Virginia, MN Late August/early September is the best time to start lawn seed since it is a coolseason plant. Each seed must come into contact with the soil in order to sprout. Coreaeration benefits lawns with clay soils and heavy foot traffic during times of cooler temps

VA Soroptimists plan benefit for pancreatic cancer research - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VA Soroptimists plan benefit for pancreatic cancer research - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaMT. IRON Soroptimist International of Virginia is holding a sale on Saturday, Sept.read more

Northland Volunteer Center honored volunteers and announced 28th Annual Hall of Fame Award winners - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Northland Volunteer Center honored volunteers and announced 28th Annual Hall of Fame Award winners - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA The 28th Annual Northland Volunteer Center Hall of Fame Awards event was held at the Iron Range Rehab Center in Virginia on August 15. The event honored area volunteers and the recipients of the 2014 Hall of Fame Awards were announced. Six individuals, two youth and four organizations were nominated in three categories.read more

Ely celebration to honor Cecilia Rolando NLAA retirement - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ELY Performers from the Ely area are participating in a celebration of Cecilia Rolando's leadership in the arts on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in the Vermilion Community College Theater. Rolando recently announced her retirement from the Northern Lakes Arts Association (NLAA) effective September 1, 2014. She served as the executive director of the NLAA for 27 years. read more

Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm selected to 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm selected to 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA Joe Leoni from the Trenti Law Firm has been selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Because Leoni has demonstrated excellence in the practice of law, he is receiving an honor that is limited to only five percent of the lawyers in Minnesota.read more

Virginia Historical Society hosting annual Fall Fest - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Virginia Area Historical Society is hosting its annual Fall Fest on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Lions Den in Olcott Park in Virginia. A brats and burger meal will be served 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by music provided by the Dischords (Darwin Alar, Bill Bauman and Myron Cook). Cost $7 per person. Call 218-741-1136 by September 3rd for meal reservations.

Wine and beer tasting fundraiser slated for Eveleth - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

EVELETH A wine and beer tasting fundraising event will be held in Eveleth on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 2 4 p.m. at Margie's Roosevelt Bar in Eveleth. Tickets for the event are $10. Proceeds will go to VFW Auxiliary 1172 of Eveleth to be used for veterans and community programs. Margie's Roosevelt Bar is located at 202 Grant Avenue in Eveleth.

Sons of Norway plan lapskaus supper in Virginia - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Haarfager Lodge #40, Sons of Norway will begin the fall season with a lapskaus supper on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the Virginia City Hall clubroom. The serving committee is Mary Yapel, Phyllis and Richard Starich, Nancy Roseen and Betty Westby. Anyone interested in Norwegian culture is invited to attend.

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Take some time out from your many tasks and see if someone might be trying to reach out to you. You could be surprised to learn who it is and why you might want to reciprocate. read more

Metal munchers: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Editors note: I saw this little news story in MINE magazine and was intrigued. It brought to mind the bacterial sulfatereducing studies being conducted near Aurora (see story p. 19).read more

Wrangling at the Effie Rodeo - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Wrangling at the Effie Rodeo - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesotaread more

5K Run/Walk in the Park for Cancer planned for Sept. 13 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

5K Run/Walk in the Park for Cancer planned for Sept. 13 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA The United Steelworkers & Women of Steel Local 6115 will again be hosting their 5K Run/Walk in the Park for Cancer. The event, now in its 5th year, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Olcott Park in Virginia. Start time is 9 a.m. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Care Partners and The Hope Fund in Hibbing.read more

Experience old world serenity at Wirtanen Farm Fall Festival - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MAKINEN The Wirtanen Farm Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. at the historic Eli Wirtanen Finnish Farmstead in Makinen.read more

VHS Class of 1957 gathers for 75th birthday party - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VHS Class of 1957 gathers for 75th birthday party - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaThe 1957 Virginia High School class held their 75th birthday party August 16 at the Britt Lounge with 40 classmates and 20 spouses/guests attending. Pictured (l. to r.) are classmates who attended the party. read more

Ely Area Food Shelf is open on Wednesday, Sept. 17 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ELY The Ely Area Food Shelf, which is open the third Wednesday of each month, will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 11 a.m. 6 p.m. Shoppers have the option to pick up a shopping number at 11 a.m. that designates a specific shopping time and eliminates waiting time. Waiting space is not available at the food shelf location.read more

Geology presentation headlines TSHS annual meeting - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

TOWER The annual meeting of the Tower Soudan Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a free, public geology presentation by guest speaker, Dr. Dean Peterson, geologist with Duluth Metals. Peterson has over 30 years experience in mineral exploration and geological consulting and research.read more

First Lutheran Church of Buhl offers after-school program - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

BUHL First Lutheran Church of Buhl is offering an after-school program, BFF in Jesus, for children in grades K-4. The program will be held from 3 5 p.m. each Wednesday beginning September 17. The program will include games, crafts, Bible lessons, singing and snacks.read more

OUR IRON ORE: A BILLION YEARS OLD MOUNTAINS, VOLCANOES, SEAS, AND ICE SHEETS!, - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

OUR IRON ORE: A BILLION YEARS OLD MOUNTAINS, VOLCANOES, SEAS, AND ICE SHEETS!, - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota[img_assist|nid=93699|title=|desc= The Mesabi and Gunflint Ranges, once part of a single mountain range, were split when the center was engulfed by magma blistering up during the Midcontinent Rift, creating the Duluth Complex, home to current copper, nickel and platinum group metals exploration. Illustration public domain via Wikimedia Commons.read more

My Innocent Years IN THE QUEEN CITY - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

My Innocent Years IN THE QUEEN CITY - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Gary W. Barfknecht HTF Contributor EXPERIENCESALTERED STATESread more

Hey! What happened to my body? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Hey! What happened to my body? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Susan Santiz HTF Columnist Ever have one of those days where you do your normal every day routine, only for some unexplained reason you now have this hurt in your body and you dont understand why? You havent done anything different or extra in your routine. Then, poof - ouch, it now hurts to move

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 202 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 202 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Sally Yuccas HTF Columnist Greetings & Sallytations! read more

Stem cells for sports injuries; gastric bypass and the gut biome - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Stem cells for sports injuries; gastric bypass and the gut biome - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaQ: My daughter plays college soccer and ruptured her ACL. The coaches mentioned stem cell injections that some big-name athletes have used to recover from injuries. Should we consider them? -- Paige R., Chicagoread more

New immunization requirements for schools start Sept. 1 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

STATEWIDE Children and adolescents are heading back to school and many after-school activities. When children are in close quarters with each other, diseases can spread quickly, so the Minnesota Department of Health is reminding parents about the importance of making sure their children are up-to-date on their immunizations.read more

HEALTHY4LIFE - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HEALTHY4LIFE - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Julie Asbach HTF Columnist Our eyes hold many responsibilities, they are tools in our thought process and how we may perceive, conceive or misconceive what we think we see. The eyes are also an opening in our flesh but I didnt realize how much they were until I had my annual eye check-up.read more

When the diggings done - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

When the diggings done - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota[img_assist|nid=93678|title=|desc= This lovely photo of Lake Ore-Be-Gone in Gilbert, MN, was taken by Bev Ulaszek of Chicago when she and her husband were visiting the Iron Range on July 27, 2012. Bev posts photos and blogs about their travel adventures (three years criss-crossing the country in a motorhome) and it was there I found this photo.read more

Trout fishing bolstered in mine pit lakes - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Trout fishing bolstered in mine pit lakes - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaA change in the fisheries management strategy in Kinney Pit Lake near Buhl and a partnership with the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) are returning rainbow trout fishing to High Lake near Ely, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.read more

Fall field day planned at Mr. Eds Farm Sept. 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Fall field day planned at Mr. Eds Farm Sept. 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Ed Nelson HTF Contributor Seventy five years ago no one would have stopped on a country road to see a team of draft horses cutting hay. Back then horses were an integral part of the American farm scene.read more

UTac operations seen from Mineview in the Sky - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

UTac operations seen from Mineview in the Sky - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesotaread more

Iron Range Engineering expands; 100% job placement - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Iron Range Engineering expands; 100% job placement - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA - Iron Range Engineering is now starting the sixth year of offering the final two years of a bachelors degree in engineering on the Virginia campus of Mesabi Range College. IRE is an ABET accredited engineering program where students learn engineering skills and competencies while solving real engineering problems for industry clients in northeastern Minnesota.read more

Iron Range Engineering - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Iron Range Engineering - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor Travis Eddy of Virginia, MN, is a senior in the Iron Range Engineering Program at Mesabi Range College. As part of his studies, Travis invented a device which received the gold medallion at the Minnesota Inventors Congress and the Otto Schmitt Award for Most Innovative at the Inventors Expo.

Sulfate reduction testing shows promise; funding is expanded - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Sulfate reduction testing shows promise; funding is expanded - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Ranae Hanson HTF Contributor Editors note: In our Sept. 9, 2013 Mining Edition, we featured a story by Ranae Hanson about a biological sulfate-reduction process being studied on the Iron Range. This is a follow-up on how those studies are progressing. Jean Cole read more

Franken visits Minntac, presses for more jobs - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Franken visits Minntac, presses for more jobs - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaMT. IRON On Tuesday, August 26, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) joined company officials and steelworkers at the Minntac plant in Mountain Iron to discuss the companys plans to expand and create jobs on the Iron Range.read more

Erickson to be honored by Quad Cities Tennis - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Erickson to be honored by Quad Cities Tennis - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA Tennis enthusiast and philanthropist George Erickson will be honored by Quad Cities Tennis for All on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 3:40 p.m., when Court 1 will be named in his honor. The four-court indoor tennis facility, which serves Virginia, Gilbert, Eveleth and Mt. Iron, is the only indoor tennis facility north of the Twin Cities, with the exception of Duluth.read more

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in cats - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in cats - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaThis is a behavioral disorder where a cat will engage in repetitive, exaggerated behaviors that are seemingly without purpose. For example, grooming to the extent that fur is rubbed off; compulsive pacing; repetitive vocalizations; and eating, sucking or chewing on fabric.read more

Healthy families: Recipes offered by the MN Department of Health - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Healthy families: Recipes offered by the MN Department of Health - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota Compiled by Cindy Kujala HTF Staff Writer This week I ran across some healthy family recipes on the Minnesota Department of Health website.read more

PolyMets long and winding road to (possible) permitting - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

PolyMets long and winding road to (possible) permitting - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaHOYT LAKES Twenty-five long years ago, in 1989, PolyMet Mining leased NorthMet mineral rights from U.S. Steel. Today, the company is in the late stages of a comprehensive environmental review for their NorthMet project where they plan to mine copper, nickel and precious metals.read more

Project conserves wildlife habitat, honors military veterans - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Project conserves wildlife habitat, honors military veterans - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaCLEARWATER, Minn. More than 600 acres in Minnesotas Stearns and Wright counties have been permanently conserved in honor of Minnesotas military veterans. The Veterans State Wildlife Management Area is now open to public hunting and outdoor recreation.read more

Iron Range Miners Expo: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Iron Range Miners Expo: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaCHISHOLM - The third annual Iron Range Miners Expo, to be held September 10-11 at Minnesota Discovery Center, is expected to be bigger and better than ever.read more

Water, food and shelter: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Water, food and shelter: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Dr. Kenneth J. Reid [img_assist|nid=93643|title=|desc= Hoover Dam panoramic view from the Arizona side. The Hoover Dam was made with 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete, equal to the volume of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Three mines and a cement plant are needed to provide concrete for reservoir dams. Wikipedia-Creative Commons photo.read

Twin Metals project validated by Pre-Feasibility Study - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Twin Metals project validated by Pre-Feasibility Study - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaEditors note: While this news release notes the Pre-feasibility Study is based on a 30- year underground mine plan, I confirmed that the expected life span of the mine is much longer.read more

Won't you help? - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Won't you help? Brainerd Daily Dispatch Several weeks before a client came into the Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge program here in Brainerd; he tried to hang himself and had been cutting his wrists. He didn't know how to get help and felt there wasn't any hope for him. In today's culture ...

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

Church News Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Malmo Evangelical Free Church is presenting Jim Lee from Brainerd in his 20th appearance at the summer concerts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the church, located near the junction of Highways 47 and 18 on Highway 18 near the northeast corner of...

Church News - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Church News Brainerd Daily Dispatch 30, at the church, located near the junction of Highways 47 and 18 on Highway 18 near the northeast corner of Lake Mille Lacs. ... Forever" retreat is led by Ron Hunt, a licensed psychologist in Minnesota and an ordained pastor and spiritual director ...

Man injured by rock on Highway 2 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A 32-year-old Duluth man was airlifted to Essentia St. Marys Hospital in Duluth on Thursday after he was struck by a rock that went through his windshield.

Breeding and disease resistance in soybeans - Farm and Ranch Guide - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Breeding and disease resistance in soybeans Farm and Ranch Guide Nevin Young, Distinguished McKnight Professor with the department of plant pathology at the University of Minnesota, uses genomics to understand the genetic organization of legumes such as soybeans. Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota Extension.

Just Outdoors - Back Country Kayak Pan Fishing - Uploads by watchictv

Host Tom Chapin takes Rich Neustad pan fishing in the backwaters of Itasca County using a kayak and a canoe. Recorded 08-19-2014.

Try something new! A chance to go in-depth "live" on key public issues online - All posts: Cass Lake Leech Lake Community Forum: E-Democracy.org

Hello Greater MN forums, We'd love to have you bring your voice, ideas, and energy to some experimental "live" online deliberations. We are on our way to 200 people expressing interest in trying out the new online deliberation tool from the Kettering Foundation. We are the *first public testers* in the world. Join in! Which issues? Answer poll here/sign-up: http://bit.ly/cgasurvey More i

Try something new! A chance to go in-depth "live" on key public issues online - All posts: Grand Rapids Community Forum: E-Democracy.org

Hello Greater MN forums, We'd love to have you bring your voice, ideas, and energy to some experimental "live" online deliberations. We are on our way to 200 people expressing interest in trying out the new online deliberation tool from the Kettering Foundation. We are the *first public testers* in the world. Join in! Which issues? Answer poll here/sign-up: http://bit.ly/cgasurvey More i

Try something new! A chance to go in-depth "live" on key public issues online - All posts: Bemidji Community Forum: E-Democracy.org

Hello Greater MN forums, We'd love to have you bring your voice, ideas, and energy to some experimental "live" online deliberations. We are on our way to 200 people expressing interest in trying out the new online deliberation tool from the Kettering Foundation. We are the *first public testers* in the world. Join in! Which issues? Answer poll here/sign-up: http://bit.ly/cgasurvey More i

Common interest creates brotherhood - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Common interest creates brotherhood International Falls Journal While northern Minnesota is known for its many residents of Scandinavian descent, Jens Inge Egeland, of Kopervik, Norway, tightened that connection with a visit to International Falls last week. Dick Bergh, a local member of the Sons of Norway, a ...

Lake Bemidji Concert - Kari Ekhoff - Bemidji Community Calendar

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.

Lake Bemidji Concert - Lance Benson - Bemidji Community Calendar

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.

Caring for our disappearing bees - Earth Circle - Grand Rapids

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

DNR auction to feature wide variety of items - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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 - Taconite Minnesota - Google News

Unveiling Itasca County public art Herald Review 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 artists to create these artworks, partnering with the Edge ...

Unveiling Itasca County public art - Herald Review - Coleraine Minnesota - Google News

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

Unveiling Itasca County public art - Herald Review - Coleraine Minnesota - Google News

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

Nashwauk Area Endowment Fund now accepting applications - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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

Unveiling Itasca County public art - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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

DNR public auction in Grand Rapids features wide variety of items - Hometown Focus - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

DNR public auction in Grand Rapids features wide variety of items Hometown Focus GRAND RAPIDS 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, Grand Rapids. More than 100... and more

Dangerously Uninformed - Strong Towns Blog

Dangerously Uninformed - Strong Towns BlogIve 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 ... form is available on the school district's website at: http://www.isd361.k12.mn.us/schools/fhs/sports/nominationformhalloffame.pdf. The 2015 Hall of Fame induction banquet is scheduled for the evening of April 18 at the AmericInn in International ...

Virginia G. Johnson - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Virginia G. Johnson, 83, of Virginia passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Chisholm. read more

Angelo Frank Za Poaletti - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Angelo Frank Za Poaletti, age 66, of Lake Vermilion and formerly of Mt. Iron, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 in his home. He was born February 24, 1948, in Eveleth the son of Angelo and Katherine (Palkovich) Poaletti. He graduated from Eveleth High School and went on to attend Mesabi Community College. He was united in marriage to Donna Mae Becker on March 7, 1966, in Mt.read more

Lyna Helen Lamppa - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Lyna Helen Lamppa, 90, of Virginia and formerly of Embarrass, died on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Lyna was born on December 10, 1923 to Emil and Hulda (Perttu) Niemi of Florenton. She graduated from the Virginia High School in 1942. She was united in marriage to Ernest Lamppa on July 18, 1943 in Virginia. Their first home was in Indiread more

Gas station incident leads to arrest - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

MEADOWLANDS A Meadowlands man was arrested for stealing a motor vehicle at 1:41 a.m. Thursday near Alborn.

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

Story and song, music and poem¦kissing cousins - Edge Center for the Arts

Story and song, music and poem¦kissing cousins - Edge Center for the Arts 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.

RRCC speaker encourages students - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

RRCC speaker encourages students International Falls Journal ... is a businessman and former professional athlete, playing basketball for both the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Minnesota Timberwolves. He served three years in the United States Army as an airborne paratrooper, a member of the first to fight last ...

Double vision? - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Double vision? International Falls Journal Minnesota's deer hunting season doesn't start until Nov. 8, but many area hunters are eyeing some bucks. These two bucks were captured in photographs taken out of the window of a vehicle by Brian McBride near his hunting shack. Posted: Thursday, August...

Uncaged The Singular Menace Book 1 John Sandford & Michele Cook - Hibbing Public Library

Uncaged The Singular Menace Book 1 John Sandford & Michele Cook - Hibbing Public Library 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.

Missing Grand Rapids Man Found - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Missing Grand Rapids Man Found - Northland's NewsCenter - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News 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... Unveiling Itasca County public artHerald Review all 9 news articles

Hibbing Community Senior Center schedule Sept. 1-5 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing Community Senior Center schedule Sept. 1-5 Hibbing Daily Tribune 9 Remaining Thanks for visiting Hibbing Daily Tribune. You're entitled to view 10 free articles every 30 days. You will see 5 articles for free before being asked to register, and then you can view 5 additional articles by registering or logging in ...

Education meeting - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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 Community Senior Center schedule Sept. 1-5 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of Sept. 1-5.

Tourist Center Senior Citizens schedule Aug. 29-Sept. 5 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Tourist Center Senior Citizens, 1202 E. Howard St. (across from the courthouse), announce activities for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 5.

HRA OKs late fees adjustment - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

HRA OKs late fees adjustment Hibbing Daily Tribune Heard from Prescott that the Minnesota Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently toured Forest Park East and West. HUD showed great interest in the project regarding the town homes the authority purchased from Hibbing Economic...

Returning to the classroom - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Chisholm Minnesota - Google News

Returning to the classroom Hibbing Daily Tribune 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. Pat Benchina, who taught kindergarten for nearly 40 years, and Bobbie...

Living Stones breathes new life into downtown storefront - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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.

Soaking it up for a good cause - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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HRA OKs late fees adjustment - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Low-income residents can now breathe a sigh of relief when they forget or cannot afford to pay their rent on time.

Virginia council considers TV segment - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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

Attempted murder charges in assault - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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.

Returning to the classroom - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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.

Summertime class reunions in the Kenyon area - Southernminn.com - Jacobsen Minnesota,Jacobsen MN - Google News

Summertime class reunions in the Kenyon area Southernminn.com Pictured left to right are: front, Keith Chalstrom, Ron Schroeder, Kirsten Shelstad, Lois Jacobson Klein, Dennis Atnip, Bill Parsons; middle, Andy Rumpho, Bonnie Dahl Benson, Deb Bergh Sviggum, Muriel Flom Hogan, Sandra Vold, Roz Quam Brandt, Steph ...

What future are you building? - Explore Chiropractic

What future are you building? - Explore ChiropracticWhat future are you building?Amplifeied

Podcast Show 188: Talking Cities - Strong Towns Blog

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

New Content from Wednesday August 27

Mesabi Range young again this season - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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

VCC hopes to keep improving - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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 retooling after back-to-back trips to state - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

ELY Timberwolves head coach Brian Lamppa has set some modest goals heading into the 2014 football season.

Grizzlies returners stronger - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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

Leading tackler Skelton, QB Luke return for Giants - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

AURORA Senior leadership is the key to a winning football season.

Bears to bank on seniors with tough early slate - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

EVELETH The Golden Bears will look to their seniors as the 2014 schedule gets off to a difficult start.

Health key for Nighthawks - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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.

Tigers exhibiting ―no-quit attitude heading into season - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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

Blue Devils starting to see their ―flow - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA Virginia head coach Ed Cremers has gotten a better look at his team over recent weeks and is starting to see their flow.

LABOR DAY EVENT - Mesabi Daily News - News

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 - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Washington Times 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 ... Honor the Earth holds rally agai

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 - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Washington Times 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 ... Honor the Earth holds rally agai

Fire does $80,000 damage - Mesabi Daily News - News

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

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...

Demolition crews busy in Virginia - Mesabi Daily News - News

VIRGINIA The Virginia City Council is dealing with a lot of condemnation issues.

Willmar undergoes 'Brain gain' - West Central Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Willmar undergoes 'Brain gain' - West Central Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News West Central Tribune Willmar undergoes 'Brain gain' West Central Tribune Friends questioned her decision when she and her husband traded the city scene last year for a farm near Echo in rural southwestern Minnesota. But it's where the couple wanted to put down roots, said Schueler, 29. And although it has taken time, they ... Willmar, Minn., undergoes 'brain gain'Prairie Business all 2 news artic

Lets have some fun - Mesabi Daily News - News

VIRGINIA It was a celebration of the last days of summer and of the return to school.

Rangers Ready to Roll - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MOUNTAIN IRON Rangers head football coach Dan Zubich gets a smile on his face when he talks about his squad and the upcoming season.

Missing Grand Rapids man located - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The missing Grand Rapids man being sought by the Itasca County Sheriff's Office has been located.

N-K School Board, Nashwauk team up to improve athletic facilities - Mesabi Daily News - News

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.

Appeals Court: EIS not needed for Bible camp - Mesabi Daily News - News

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

Public meetings set for transmission line - Mesabi Daily News - News

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

E-G serves it up - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

EVELETH The Golden Bears arent having any trouble keeping their eyes on the fuzzy, yellow ball.

Bear season opens Labor Day, numbers low - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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.

Getting the most bang for your superstar - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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.

DNR: Dont shoot radio-collared bruins - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

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.

Sports Posters “ Cheerleading and Football - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

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 - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

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 ...

Attempted burglar caught hiding in Honda Civic - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

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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Highway 11 project meeting Tuesday - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Highway 11 project meeting Tuesday International Falls Journal The Minnesota Department of Transportation will host the meeting. The Highway 11 project is focused on repairing approximately 11 miles of pavement, as well as doing culvert replacement, shoulder widening, and ditch grading. Motorists are currently...

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

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

Celestial rivals among September sky views - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Celestial rivals among September sky views International Falls Journal Traditionally, the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox is given the title "harvest moon," and some years it falls in early October. This year it's ... The University of Minnesota offers public viewings of the night sky at its Duluth and Twin ...

Looking for Research Vendors for Mpls Community Tech Survey - Blandin on Broadband

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.

AutoZone comes to Park Rapids - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

AutoZone comes to Park Rapids - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News 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 ...

On Traffic Engineers and Design Standards - Strong Towns Blog

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.

Volunteer Rendezvous Sept. 12-13 at VNP - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Volunteer Rendezvous Sept. 12-13 at VNP International Falls Journal The Rendezvous provides a great opportunity to get involved at Minnesota's national park, meet Park Service staff and experience the park in a whole new way, Christina Hausman, VNPA executive director, said in a news release. Volunteers are welcome to...

Paddles up - Tower Timberjay News - Edge of the Wilderness Minnesota - Google News

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 Minnesota - Google News

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 ...

Tim Grimm to open Grassroots Concerts season Sept. 19 - Brainerd News

Tim Grimm to open Grassroots Concerts season Sept. 19 - Brainerd News 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Raiders sweep Rangers in opener - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Greenway opened its season with a sweep over Crosby-Ironton at home Tuesday.

Harvest Moon Brew Fest is Sept.13 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - McGregor Minnesota - Google News

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 - Google News

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.

Career Development Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 11, 2014 - Region 2 Arts Council

Career Development Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 11, 2014 - Region 2 Arts Council$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.

Society experiences VNP tour - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Society experiences VNP tour International Falls Journal The group, which includes members from Ontario and Minnesota, toured the Enthno-Botanical Garden at VNP's Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Black Bay. The walking tour of the garden was followed by a two-hour chartered boat tour aboard The Voyageur,...

Honor the Earth continues ride along pipeline route - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Honor the Earth continues ride along pipeline route - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News Park Rapids Enterprise Honor the Earth continues ride along pipeline route Park Rapids Enterprise About a dozen riders came through the Park Rapids area Monday and were headed to Itasca State Park Tuesday. They began their journey in East Lake, Minn., near the Rice Lake National Wildlife Management Area in Aitkin County. They are riding as...

How the film of Neither Wolf nor Dog came to be ” part one - Kent Nerburn

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.

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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).

Brice Dale Bundy, 23, dies - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Brice Dale Bundy, 23, dies - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News 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

Frugal Ponderings for the Last Bit of Summer Break - Northern Cheapskate

Frugal Ponderings for the Last Bit of Summer Break - Northern Cheapskate 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.

Give planning 110 percent: 40-70 rule helps spark conversations - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING With the 40-70 rule, it could be said Home Instead Senior Care wants families to put 110 percent into future planning.

All dollars and no sense - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

All dollars and no sense Hibbing Daily Tribune I recently read an article in the Hibbing Daily Tribune about McFadden's support for Chinese steel. McFadden made it clear in his ... more money for big companies. McFadden shows no regard for creating or preserving jobs here in Minnesota, or in America.

Looking to a future in business - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

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 power line request tabled for now - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Essar Steel Minnesota LLC is seeking the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commissionss (NPUC) assistance with funding a 23 kilovolt (KV) construction power line extension.

Steps taken to restore fairness to steel market - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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

Youngest winner to take Top 10 Talent Search - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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

Looking to a future in business - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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

DNR is paving the way toward energy savings - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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

Getting ready for school bells to ring - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM Open houses were held Tuesday in all three buildings of the Chisholm School District.

Twin Metals lay off 9 at Ely office - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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 discusses vision for city - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

KEEWATIN A handful of Keewatin city staff and residents met last week to discuss the direction of the city.

Save Zimmys campaign continues - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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

Council approves proposal for stair replacement - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

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.

Being HAPPY is good for your health :) - Explore Chiropractic

Being HAPPY is good for your health :) - Explore ChiropracticBeing HAPPY is good for your health :)Amplifeied

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

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

Plain old nice. The anti-claim to fame. - Strong Towns Blog

What is your hometown famous for?

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

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...

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