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'Deepen our commitment'

HIBBING - American Bank is seeking unique deposits this week from customers, staff and community members. In conjunction with Minnesota Bankers Community Impact Week, now through Sept. 22, American Bank is committing its employees to community service activities. The campaign showcases the vital rol

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Funding changes coming for ambulance services

ELY - City Council members here approved a new funding model for contribution amounts to the Ely Area Ambulance Joint Powers Board based on the number of parcels versus population. If approved by the other three members, city of Winton, Morse Township and Fall Lake Township, the new funding plan cou

TIMBERJAY NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Dayton says Fed inaction threatens state's health insurance plan

REGIONAL- The Trump administration has tossed a monkey wrench into the state of Minnesota's plan to bring down the cost of health insurance premiums on the individual market- and Gov. Mark Dayton isn't happy about it. At a news conference on Wednesday, the governor said the Trump administration fai

TIMBERJAY NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Ready, set, camp!

LAKE VERMILION-So far, so good. That's the verdict from the opening week of the campground at Lake Vermilion Soudan Underground Mine State Park. "It's nice," said Roger Cadwell, a White Bear Lake resident who arrived last Thursday to check out the new facility, built on a high ridge not far from Arm

TIMBERJAY NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Album review: 'The Tower' is another Motorpsycho monolith

These guys just shouldn't be this good at this age. Yet here Motorpsycho is, the key two members in their late 40s, laying out another of their yearly platters full of mind-blow. Their latest is a double-album called "The Tower." You might be tempted to take this album's length as some sort of big s

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 07:27:00

'Re-convening' in Ely

ELY - The second chapter of an award-winning conversational event about living and dying was hosted by Minnesota Public Radio's Cathy Wurzer last week in Ely. "The Convenings: Ely" is based on a series of broadcast conversations Wurzer had with St. Thomas professor Bruce Kramer and their book "We K

TIMBERJAY NEWSPAPERS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Devils take 7 of 12 events, defeat Broncos, 56-46

VIRGINIA - The Blue Devils won seven of 12 events Tuesday as they swam past the Broncos, 56-46. Five different Virginia swimmers won individually, while two relays were also victorious for the home team. The Devils' 200 yard medley relay (Bethany Harvey, Lauryn Devich, Carolyn Curtis, Chloe Smith) g

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:47:00

Up in the air: New Highway 53 bridge won't have name until 2018

"Taconite Sky Bridge" won a contest conducted by the Iron Range Tourism Bureau to name the U.S. Highway 53 bridge in Virginia. Among five finalists, the name garnered more than one third of 1,400 votes cast, said Beth Pierce, director of the Iron Range Tourism Bureau. "It was by far the most popular

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:45:17

Raising funds for Teddy and Bear

EVELETH/VIRGINIA - Area police departments are selling T-shirts to raise money for their K-9 units. Money raised will be used for training fees, equipment and dog upkeep. Eveleth and Virginia police departments each have a K-9 team to assist in public safety matters, and the T-shirts have turned int

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Lryic opens its fall season

VIRGINIA - The Lyric Center for the Arts has kicked off its fall season with new offerings and the return of old favorites. The 18th season of Small Parts Players, a children's theater by child actors, began on Sept. 5. This group of second through eighth-grade actors meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesd

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:24:00

Diabetes open house program at YMCA in Mountain Iron

VIRGINIA - You could be on the road to developing diabetes and not even know it. One out of three American adults have prediabetes and only 11 percent know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there are ways to prevent full-on diabetes for those who are curr

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Mountain Iron OKs new cameras for fire crews

MOUNTAIN IRON - The Mountain Iron City Council handled a number of housekeeping items Monday night, including awarding a bid to a Minnesota company to purchase 20 self-contained breathing apparatus and infrared cameras for the fire department. The council authorized the purchase of the SCBAs from Em

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:52:00

Suspect arrested after police chase in Virginia

VIRGINIA - Following a late night police chase and hit and run, the Virginia Police Department with the assistance of the St. Louis County Sheriff's Department, have a male suspect in custody. Just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, Virginia police attempted to perform a traffic stop near 6th Avenue N. and 9t

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 17:26:00

Man sentenced to 10 years for meth sales

HIBBING - The man who made headlines in 2014 as one of the inmates who escaped from the Northeast Regional Corrections Center in Eveleth will now be serving some serious time. Anthony L. Kozar, 27, of Nashwauk, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated sale of methamphetamine in the first degree on Aug. 1

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:12:00

Bears roll past Hunters, 5-2

EVELETH - The Golden Bears rested some of their top players Monday and still cruised past Duluth Denfeld, 5-2. Pairing some of the more experienced Eveleth-Gilbert players with some of the less experienced helped the home team for the future and even for this year, head coach Dean Edstrom said. "It

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:49:00

CIRSSD conducts meeting at plant

CHISHOLM - Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (CIRSSD) Board members returned to the boardroom at the Craig S. Pulford Wastewater Treatment Facility for their regular meeting last week. For the past several months, the board held its meetings at Chisholm City Hall to avoid the construction a

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Chisholm swimmers roll past Nighthawks

CHISHOLM - The Chisholm High School girls swimming team defeated Northeast Range/Ely 53-39 in dual meet action Tuesday in Chisholm. Placing first for Chisholm were the 160-yard medley relay of Jaelyn Jordan, Courtney Anderson, Roark Leustak and Amelia Manner in 1:44.08; Leustak in the 200-yard frees

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 02:58:00

Eveleth approves 8 percent preliminary tax levy

EVELETH - The Eveleth City Council approved a proposed levy and budget for 2018 at its regular meeting Tuesday night. The approved 8 percent preliminary levy was due to the county at the end of this month. After a city certifies the levy, the county apportions it. Taxable property owners receive a n

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:45:00

An Iron Range Educator's View: We victims of contempt can learn to avoid those who are mean

To have contempt for people means to regard them as worthless, to dislike them, to feel disgust toward them or to despise them. One's feeling of contempt may be the result of what another person says or does. It might be because the other person is from a different nationality group or from a low-in

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 23:33:49

Maki has acclimated to HHS athletics well

HIBBING - It's never easy being the new kid in town, but McKenzie Maki has adapted just fine. The former Bemidji High School athlete, who moved to Hibbing last year, has fit in well in her new surroundings and with her new teammates. So much so that Maki has become the leading runner for the Hibbing

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 03:02:00