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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
ST. LOUIS COUNTY CONVICTIONS 3/21
The following convictions were taken from the St. Louis County District Court Citation Disposition Bulletin. Vanessa R. Husmann, 32, of Hibbing, convicted of misdemeanor obstructing legal process on March 19, 2018. Sentenced by Judge David E. Ackerson to 90 days jail and $135 in fines. Vanessa R.
Mayor's gun talk is absurd
Editor's note: This is in response to the article "Mountain Iron City Council holds discussion on gun control" published in the March 7 edition. I read the piece by Angie Riebe (of Mesabi Daily News) about Mayor Gary Skalko flying off the handle about gun rights and schools. Absurd! Perhaps Teacher
Property eyesore leads to decades of growth
Donna Stuntebeck likes her home cozy and her yard an adventure. A resident of Hibbing, she takes pride in all aspects of her property. "My garden is a backyard garden, mostly perennials and containers," she said. "I think of it as a garden to stroll through and to visit. It's a surprise in the backy
Hibbing Tourist Center Senior Citizens schedule March 22-29
HIBBING - The Hibbing Tourist Center Senior Citizens, 1202 E. Howard St. (across from the courthouse), announce activities for the week of March 22-29. The gift shop is open this week Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and weekends by appointment. Thursday: 1 to 4 p.m. Dime Bingo. Friday: Noon to 3 p.m. C
School board OKs a hire, resignations
HIBBING - Two coaching changes and two pupil support assistant changes were quickly ayed by Hibbing School Board directors in front of a room-busting crowd Wednesday. The following personnel action was taken: Approved the hire of Brittany Lindstrom as the junior high boys assistant track coach effe
Plaque removal 'appears to be a bullying tactic'
Editor's note: This is in response to the article "Removal of Ten Commandments questioned" published in the Thursday, March 8, edition. Why has the Ten Commandments plaque remained on a wall at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Hibbing since 1958? The rationale for hanging the plaque had to be to s
One injured after trailer breaks loose on Highway 53
One person was injured in a series of collisions on U.S. Highway 53 near Cotton on Wednesday morning, sparked when a trailer broke free from the vehicle towing it. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Chevrolet Silverado, pulling a trailer with two snowmobiles, was northbound on Highway 53 sou
77 years and growing strong
The Chisholm Hibbing Garden Club (CHGC) has a long history, with its roots dating back to March 17, 1941. In the early years, garden clubs seemed to arise more out of the necessity of feeding families and communities during times of food shortages. Today's goals for garden clubs tend to be more for
City considering incentives for service
HIBBING - Nearly 20 positions are needing to be filled on eight city boards and commissions, including two persons for the Hibbing Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and six persons for the six-member Human Rights Commission. The council is planning to make appointments soon, and is asking interested
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
'Local food is the future'
Spring is ushering its sweet dreams into northern Minnesota. This new season brings fresh promise with every melting snow pile. Audrey Hepburn said, "To plant a garden, is to believe in tomorrow." Farmers and avid gardeners everywhere have been pouring over seed catalogs planning all the details of
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
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
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