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Hate and power on the Iron Range

As the holiday commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. drew to a close last week, we were reminded that the hate he fought remains among us. In the Mesabi Iron Range city of Virginia, someone distributed flyers touting messages of white supremacy and racial resentment. The leaf

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 12:00:00

Two businesses granted HEDA loans

HIBBING - One business will be relocating to Hibbing, and the other will be reopening in Hibbing. Members of the Hibbing Economic Development Authority (HEDA) approved two loans during its first meeting of the year held last week. New owners of Tromco Electric LLC and The Bottle Shop are the recipie

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 12:00:00

MLK's dream remains elusive as 'white privilege' leaflets show

Editor's Note: "Their Way" is a regular weekly column that captures the personal style of the many public officials and other people and personalities covered by former Mesabi Daily News Executive Editor Bill Hanna during his more than 40 years of newspaper reporting, writing, and editing. The book

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:51:00


Nephew of Hibbing Village Attorney Tells of His First Battle. Letters from servicemen get good readership during wartime as the folks at home want to read about what their hometown soldiers are doing. The following letter was written by Franklin R. Scott, who had been gassed and wounded by shrapnel

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 12:30:00

It's official! Courthouse employees claim lottery winnings

ST. PAUL - Nearly all 22 winners claimed the $250,000 prize at the Minnesota State Lottery Office Friday based on a group Powerball ticket purchased at the Hibbing Short Stop II across the street from the St. Louis County Courthouse campus- where they all work - on Jan. 10, which was the day of the


HHS thespians to stage one-act play

HIBBING - Teens spending too much time online is the focus of Hibbing High School's One Act Play's latest undertaking. "This comedy is relevant for teens and parents, focusing on what happens when you spend too much time online," said Director Lenora Jensen. And the public will get to witness that f

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 12:00:00

Cliffs works to block access to Mesabi Metallics

The heated battle between Cleveland-Cliffs and Chippewa Capital Partners over a chunk of Minnesota's Iron Range spilled out of the courtroom and onto the ground outside Nashwauk this week when Cliffs erected signs to keep people off part of the Mesabi Metallics project. Cliffs employees or contracto

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 04:26:48

VinE volunteers get to work

VIRGINIA - The fifth grader's voice was quite, barely audible, when tutor Cassandra Hainey first met the elementary student. The child came from a home where public education was not highly supported, and the fifth grader, who had missed much school, was reading at a first grade level. When the stud

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 03:57:00

50-year-old man killed in hit-and-run on southwest side

CHICAGO - A 50-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run on the southwest side. Officers with the Chicago Police Department were called around 9:5 p.m. Saturday night to the 8500 block of S. Cicero Ave. They found a man who had been hit by a vehicle. The victim died at the scene. There is no descript

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-21 14:35:03

Greens in the dead of winter? Sure, at Living Hope Farms

BRISTOL - A 16-mph wind whips around, rattling the plastic and metal hoops of a structure at Living Hope Farm LLC, located west of Interstate 94 on 88th Avenue just north of the Des Plaines River. Outside, the wind chill is 6 degrees, and 5 inches of snow cover the ground. Inside, however, are rows

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-01-22 00:46:00

Nearly 150 Flights Cancelled Due to Dense Fog at Chicago Airports

Over 100 flights have been cancelled as heavy fog has settled over parts of Chicago, according to the Department of Aviation. The fog, present for most of the day as humid air continues to move into the area, has cancelled nearly 100 flights at Midway alone, with 99 flights cancelled on Sunday. Near

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-22 02:32:23

Man Killed In Scottsdale Hit-And-Run

CHICAGO (CBS) - A 50-year-old man was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash in the Southwest Side Scottsdale neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. He was struck about 9:45 p.m. in the 8500 block of South Cicero, police said. The vehicle drove away after the crash. Numerous streets were s

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-21 17:54:44

5 Dead, 19 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (CBS) - A violent span from Saturday afternoon to early Sunday left five people killed and 15 others wounded in 13 separate shootings, according to Chicago Police. They were the latest attacks in a weekend that has seen 24 shot - five fatally - since Friday evening. A 5-year-old girl was amo

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-21 12:22:37

Police: 2 men shot dead in Belmont Central drive-by attack

Two men were shot to death early Sunday in a Belmont Central neighborhood drive-by attack on the Northwest Side. The men, ages 19 and 25, were walking about 3 a.m. when a black vehicle drove by in the 6000 block of West Belden and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The younger

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-21 09:21:00

5-year-old girl, 30-year-old woman wounded in Hanson Park shooting

A 5-year-old girl and a 30-year-old woman were shot Saturday evening while driving in the Hanson Park neighborhood on the West Side. About 7:15 p.m., they were traveling in the 2000 block of North Laramie when a blue Honda pulled alongside their vehicle and someone inside opened fire, according to C

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-21 00:36:00

Woman, 18, critically wounded in Bridgeport shooting

An 18-year-old woman was shot and critically wounded Sunday evening in the Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side. The woman was shot multiple times in the 1200 block of West 33rd Street, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. She was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-22 01:21:00

Iron Horse Movie Bistro Closed until New Management Found

SCRANTON - A movie theater that just opened its doors this past year is now closed. Iron Horse Movie Bistro in downtown Scranton announced early Sunday morning on Facebook that it was closed. The post directed people on how to receive refunds for gift certificates. Facebook The closure comes as The

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-21 21:57:42

Big Chuck: I'm glad my grandfather had no test

"Big Chuck" D'Imperio The topic of immigration, both legal and illegal, is the third rail in political discussions right now. An interesting twist to this is President Trump's concept of "merit-based" immigration. In theory letting only the best and the brightest into America. If this test had been

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-22 01:44:48

NEPA's Most Wanted Fugitives, 1/21/2018

Corey Nelson Wanted by: State Board of Probation and Parole. Fugitive since: Jan. 3. Wanted for: Theft by deception, flight to avoid apprehension, create/reinforce false impression. Sentenced to one to five years of incarceration. Re-paroled Dec. 29. Description: White man, 28 years old, 6 feet

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 09:25:12

Ceremony marks 59th anniversary of Knox Mine Disaster

Bob Wolensky, author of two books on the Knox Mine Disaster, points to the list of those who died in the disaster. Tony Callaio | For Times Leader James Cortegerone, right, blesses the monunment with Sam DeAlba looking on. Tony Callaio | For Times Leader Sam DeAlba, right, along with John Bal

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-21 22:39:33