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Locally-grown musician returns to Hibbing

HIBBING - His music can't be pigeonholed into one specific genre - it's a little bit rock 'N' roll, a little bit bluesy, a little bit country, and woven through all of it is an authentic feel of what he refers to as Native American Americana. Keith Secola is from the Anishinabe Nation, fluent in Oji

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

A Northern Minnesota movie comes home

No industry confounds the people of Middle America more than the entertainment business. Hollywood and New York stand as shining beacons of wonder, drawing the ambitions and hopes of our teenage thespians and aspiring new media pioneers. But buried beneath this extravagant reverie is a truth; we are

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

Keewatin Fire Department responds to call

Keewatin Fire Department was called for an upstairs apartment fire at 8:24 p.m. Thursday to Bernie's Main Dry at 219 1st Street, Keewatin. Assisting agencies were Nashwauk Fire Dept., Hibbing Fire Dept. and Nashwauk Ambulance. Keewatin Fire Department was called for an upstairs apartment fire at 8:2

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

Mt. Iron seeking IRRRB funding for infrastructure

MOUNTAIN IRON - The Mountain Iron City Council will seek Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board funds for four projects that fall under the agency's infrastructure program. The council Monday night authorized applications for reconstruction of Mountain Iron Drive, drilling of a new municipal we

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 01:59:00

This next insect invasion is going to stink

But beware, Minnesota, you haven't smelled anything yet. Roll out the welcome mat for the next alien invader from afar, another unwelcome guest that arrived from Asia in packaging, probably in about 1996 near Allentown, Penn., and has been expanding across the continent ever since. Meet the brown ma


Farewell, Buzzy: The loyal companion dog

The dog had a rough start in life. I had heard that his first owner had kept him on a chain outside and the poor dog didn't get a chance to run. Then a very nice couple, Shawn and Denise Jensen, took him into their home where they already had dogs to care for, so they sought another home for the dog


Promotions Made At Camp Cody - No Tents Available

Hibbing Boy Writes Poem Called "That Company From the North." When the Hibbing boys arrived at Camp Cody in Deming, N.M., they exchanged the Frozen North for prickly pears, cactus and sandstorms of the desert Southwest. Our fearless correspondent, a journalist-soldier member of Company M, the Hibbin

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 11:30:00

Orr man charged with robbing bank

A 56-year-old Orr man who allegedly robbed a bank in Orr this week has been charged with first-degree felony aggravated robbery. William Arnold Lindeman appeared in State District Court in Hibbing on Friday. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $35,000 fine. Accordi


MPCA should drain its own swamp

We Minnesotans have a huge swamp creature of our own, ferociously stomping on any industry it sees, attempting to devour any non-urban community into oblivion. Our current crop of legislators is appearing to lay mouse traps to capture "Godzilla", thus, capturing local headlines, but not addressing o


Virginia man charged in theft of military vehicle

A Virginia man is facing four charges after allegedly stealing a military vehicle Wednesday from the Minnesota National Guard Armory in Hibbing. Nathan John Strom, 34, was charged Friday in State District Court in Hibbing with felony theft of a motor vehicle and three misdemeanors - test refusal in


One man arrested after Orr bank robbery

One man is in custody after allegedly pepper spraying two bank employees during a robbery attempt late Wednesday morning. Authorities say William Lindeman, 55, of Orr, entered the American Bank around 11:30 a.m. and used pepper spray on two employees before leaving the scene on an ATV. A member of t


VFD: 76 calls for service last week

During the week of March 5-11, the Virginia Fire Department was called for service 76 times: 11 fire calls and 65 medical calls. The 11 fire calls varied from a trailer fire, a building fire, smoke alarm activations, medical assists, false alarms, and a motor vehicle accident. The 65 medical calls w