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Police investigating bogus shooting reports

In the past week, several false reports of shootings have had schools and businesses concerned and confused and have led law enforcement to investigate. Last Friday, March 16, at approximately 12:15 p.m., officers responded to the Grand Rapids High School and Forest Lake Elementary School in referen

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 21:11:00

So much to be proud of

Being a school leader means never being bored - and often being amazed! Sometimes, I just need to step back from the action, take in the big picture and express my gratitude to teachers, students and our supportive community for all the amazing things we accomplish together. We need to recognize the

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-24 11:00:00

Grand Rapids Police are Investigating Reports of False Crimes

A male caller harassed Grand Rapids businesses with reports of false gun shot victims. GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating phone calls that were made last night to Grand Rapids businesses asking them to report to police that someone had been shot behind their b


Niemann inducted into Pinnacle Club

Holiday Stationstores is proud to announce that Keith Niemann, Store Manager of the Grand Rapids Holiday Stationstore on 4th Street will be inducted into the organization's 2017 Pinnacle Club. The induction ceremony and celebratory events involving the inductees will take place on April 4 and 5 in M

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

Time for county to get out of fiscal disparities program

When is the over-taxing of commercial property in this county going to stop? Now, in addition to our regular property taxes increasing every year, the school district is asking us to pay almost $69 million for two new schools. This burden will be placed most heavily on commercial property which pays

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-24 12:00:00

Teen violin virtuoso finds success at composing

Kolton Graf, son of Pastor Tim and Preta Graf of Grand Rapids, is becoming an accomplished violinist and composer at the young age of 14. He is an eighth-grade student with Nature's Edge Academy homeschool. For the second consecutive year, Kolton was accepted to play in the MNSOTA (Minnesota String

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-24 14:00:00

'A dream is a wish your heart makes'

Nearly 30 dancers from Dreams Come True Dance will participate in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform in front of their largest audience yet at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. In June, Grand Rapids performers will join dancers from around the world to participate in an international per

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

'Cold November' set to premiere today

HIBBING - The fall deer hunt, to young Iron Rangers, is a profound coming-of-age rite of passage. To the seasoned hunter, it's a tradition of survival, kinship and storytelling. For writer/actor/director/producer Karl Jacob, the fall deer hunt is all that - and more. It served as the muse for his la

GRAND RAPIDS HERALD-REVIEW - 2018-03-23 13:46:00

New Essentia Health-Grand Rapids Clinic set to open April 9

Announced Tuesday, the new Essentia Health - Grand Rapids Clinic will officially open Monday, April 9. The final touches are being put in place at the facility located at 1542 Golf Course Road, after a $14 million expansion. The new clinic space is adjacent to the existing clinic. The renovation bri


BOX WORKS at the Children's Discovery Museum

BOX WORKS is a special new attraction that will be available for a limited time beginning Wednesday, March 28 at the Children's Discovery Museum. Children will enjoy playing in an entire room of empty cardboard boxes where they can build towers, forts, and tunnels. Special science and art experience


Elderly man seriously injured in bicycle - vehicle accident Tuesday

An elderly man sustained life-threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon when the bicycle he was riding was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 46 and Highway 2 near Deer River. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2007 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Jimmy Lee Steven


Hibbing man injured in rollover

FAIRFAX TOWNSHIP - A Hibbing man sustained non-life threatening injuries after his vehicle rolled on Highway 2 about three miles east of Crookston, Minn., Wednesday morning. Jess H. Yale, 33, was driving his 1996 Chevy Suburban westbound on Highway 2, lost control on slush and rolled into the median


Grand Rapids reaches agreement with Enbridge on pipeline removal

The compromise between the Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission and Enbridge outlines the removal of 1,000 contiguous feet of Enbridge's Line 3 through the city's Wellhead Protection Area, the source of the city's water supply. Additionally, soil testing would be done to consider the rest of the


Why you should vote 'yes' on April 10

I am an elementary classroom teacher in District 318 at Cohasset Elementary. On April 10, a vote will go before our district proposing the building of two new elementary schools and a renovation of our school in Cohasset. As a teacher, parent, and community member, I would like to give you some info