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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

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

Will air tankers still be based out of Ely?

REGIONAL- U.S. Forest Service officials have offered differing explanations on the future of firefighting air resources at the Ely Airport- and aren't sure of the origins of a rumor that the agency will no longer be stationing large firefighting tankers out of the facility. The Forest Service is cur


Controversial KKK fliers distributed in northern Minnesota

VIRGINIA, MN (CBS) Some residents in Virginia, MN are concerned after they found dozens of fliers in the area promoting white supremacy from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. And some said adding insult to injury, the discovered the fliers Monday on Martin Luther King Day. On the fliers w


Take the plunge into winter... and enjoy the festivities

We are about to partake in some events that lie at the heart of our heartland. Up here in the frigid North, where Mother Nature seems determined to prove that we are as tough as we claim, we could just hunker down inside, turn up the furnace, and curl up with our favorite comfort food to watch a goo


New study looks at impact of nonprofit arts and culture on the economy

ST. PAUL - A new study on the size and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in the Iron Range, including Itasca, Lake and St. Louis counties, will be released at Lyric Center for the Arts, in Virginia, by Creative Minnesota, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation, the Arrowhead Regional

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

It's time to think about the 8th District election

For the last 70-plus years, the 8th District has had only four congressional representatives - one of which was a Republican while the other three were with the DFL. Now the Iron Range, along with the rest of the district, seems to be in decline as we have only one industry, just like West Virginia.


New members sought for Range of Voices choir

VIRGINIA - The Range of Voices resumed rehearsals Sunday, Jan. 14, and will meet regularly on Sundays from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Virginia High School choir room. Area residents are encouraged to join. Some reasons to join the community choir, according to spring concert director, Rolf Anderson, are: -


Dead Body Found in Chelsea River

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Boston Police discovered a deceased body floating in Chelsea River Sunday night. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fatal injury. Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Boston Police discovered a deceased body floatin

NECN - 2018-01-22 01:44:49

Car accident injures two on Route 24 near Lake Nippentucket

Medical helicopter sets down near Lake Nippentucket to transport one. BRIDGEWATER - A car accident on Route 24 sent at least two people to local hospitals Sunday evening. A medical helicopter flew into the area, near Lake Nippentucket and the Route 104 exit, around 5 p.m. to transport one of the vic

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-21 22:58:14


There's always plenty to do in and around Plymouth. British Beer Company provides entertainment at 6 Middle St. For information, call 508-747-1776 or visit britishbeer.com/location/plymouth. Jan. 22: Acoustic Lounge, hosted by Macalla, 8 p.m. upstairs; Jan. 23: Jeff Rosen, 9 p.m.; Jan. 24: BBC Open

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2018-01-21 16:00:00

Train strikes, kills man in Cambridge

Transit Police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train in Cambridge. Police, firefighters and emergency medical crews responded to the incident shortly before 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Police with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority say the man was about 60 years old and was tre

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-22 01:42:25

Top Pizza Establishments in Dedham, According to TripAdvisor

Almost everyone loves a good slice of pizza, but where in Dedham is the best spot to get one? According to TripAdvisor, that honor goes to Pizzadoro's on River Street. Below are the top rated pizza joints in town, according to the review website. Is the list spot on, or did they get it wrong? Tell u

PATCH - 2018-01-22 01:43:18

Man Dead After Being Hit by Train in Cambridge

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox FILE A man is dead after he was hit by a commuter rail train Sunday afternoon in Cambridge. MBTA Transit Police say that they responded to the scene after reports of the man being hit at around 12:15 p.m. near Brighton Street. An early investigati

NECN - 2018-01-21 18:47:47

Bruins 4, Canadiens 1: B's beat rivals for third time in eight days

After finally welcoming former coach Claude Julien to Boston earlier this week, the B's beat their old coach and their rival, 4-1, on Saturday for a third straight time. MONTREAL - David Pastrnak scored twice and set up another goal to help the Boston Bruins beat Montreal, 4-1, on Saturday night, th

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 04:23:15

OUI, A&B On A Pregnant Woman: Stoughton Police Log

9:23 a.m. -A caller on Central Street near Station Street reported a vehicle all over the road. Ashley Sturtevant, 37, of Avon, was arrests and charged with operating under the influence of liquor. 5:02 p.m. - A 28-year-old from Stoughton was assrested and charged with aggervated domestiv assaault a

PATCH - 2018-01-22 02:03:44

NYPD: Men rob delis in Brooklyn, Queens within 20 minutes

City police are searching for the men they say are responsible for deli robberies in Brooklyn and Queens that occurred within 20 minutes of each other. The first robbery happened Jan. 11 around 9:40 p.m. at Avenue L near East 98th St. in Canarsie, according to authorities. Officials said the two men

NY1 - 2018-01-21 00:25:00

Turning The Page on 2017

I left Congress to write books, but while there I spent as much time as possible reading. Most of what I needed to know as a national leader I learned not from newspapers or television, but from books. I asked some local leaders about what books they are reading for insight, knowledge and plain old

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-01-21 14:00:56

Fake 9-1-1 by N.Y. woman possibly angry over Bayonne court fine lands her in jail: cops

Frustration over a motor vehicle fine prompted a New York woman to call in a false report of a wounded officer on Halloween night, police said. Abigail Contreras, 24, of Maspeth, was arrested and charged with false reports to law enforcement authorities after a police investigation traced the phony

NJ.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Queens No. 7 train runs over man lying on tracks, leaving him critically injured

An unhinged man lying on the subway tracks was run over by a Queens train early Friday, leaving him clinging to life, police said. The motorman operating the No. 7 train coming into the 82nd St./Jackson Heights station saw the victim lying on the tracks about 2:45 a.m. but couldn't stop in time.