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Virginia, Duluth to host public meetings on medical transportation service in St. Louis County

VIRGINIA, MN — There are changes coming to St. Louis County’s medical transportation services, and officials want you to know what they are. Starting next year, the county has contracted ‘medical transportation management’, which officials say will improve the quality of the services for those who u

KBJR6.COM - 2018-12-10 22:04:46

Virginia, E-G schools sending surveys to measure support for academies model

The Virginia and Eveleth-Gilbert school districts are sending out a community survey seeking feedback on key decisions they face concerning the academies model and setup of the elementary schools.

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 01:58:00

Gobblers drop Devils, 52-47

VIRGINIA — Monday’s Virginia against Aitkin contest was clearly a tale of two halves. The Blue Devils rode the inside shooting of Rylee Kelly and the rebounding of Lexi Trygg to a 31-24 halftime advantage.

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 04:51:00

Gobblers rally in second half to beat Blue Devils

VIRGINIA — Monday’s Virginia against Aitkin contest was clearly a tale of two halves. The Blue Devils rode the inside shooting of Rylee Kelly and the rebounding of Lexi Trygg to a 31-24 halftime advantage.

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 04:39:00

Devils fall to Greenway in OT

COLERAINE — Virginia’s Jayden Bernard nailed a halfcourt 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game against Greenway into overtime tied at 50-50. However, the Raiders outscored the Blue Devils 16-8 in overtime to rally for a big Iron Range Conference victory, 66-58.

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-08 04:52:00

Police Chief's View: Headline erred, reinforced negative narrative of law enforcement

On Nov. 27, the city of Virginia experienced a nightmare scenario for an officer: a hostage situation. A man armed with a knife took a hostage, and police at the scene used deadly force to save the life of the hostage. In saving the life of the hostage, another life was lost, and all those who touch

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 03:05:46

Riverland rolls by Norsemen, 83-65

VIRGINIA — Mesabi Range struggled shooting from 3-point range and were also outrebounded Saturday in a 83-65 loss to Riverland. The Norsemen made two out of 12 shots from long range and saw the Blue Devils grab 46 rebounds, compared to 32 for the home team.

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-09 03:01:00

Car strikes power pole, catches fire

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP — An 18-year-old female of Hibbing suffered non-life threatening injuries after a single-vehicle accident just before noon Sunday. The crash occurred at 11:42 a.m. on Highway 73 near Simi Road, north of Floodwood.

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 16:15:00

This year, Perpich stays home for Christmas

MOUNTAIN IRON — This will be the first year since Jon Perpich was 10 years old that he won’t be at his family’s business on Christmas Eve day. The 63-year-old won’t be assisting with last-minute sales or participating in the longtime store’s annual tradition of closing up shop at 2 p.m. so employees

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-09 04:40:00

Iron Range Apparel: Representing the Northland’s traditions

VIRGINIA — Jesse Richter began dabbling in design more than a half dozen years ago, devising a logo that honored his Iron Range home and roots. It was simple, clean — and meaningful for the area: “Iron Range Hockey,” with the letters “M” and “N” on either side of a pair of crossed hockey sticks and

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-08 01:59:00

St. Luke’s Hibbing Family Medical Clinic opens new urgent care

St. Luke’s Hibbing Family Medical Clinic now offers urgent care. Located at 1120 E. 34th St., St. Luke’s Hibbing Family Medical Clinic offers urgent care from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. No appointment is necessary.

BUSINESSNORTH.COM - 2018-12-10 16:20:00

Warriors start fast, beat Blue Devils

VIRGINIA — In the blink of an eye, the Virginia boys’ hockey team found themselves down 2-0 to Warroad less than a minute into their Friday night contest. It didn’t get much better from there as the Devils had to swallow a 6-2 loss to the Warriors Friday night at Miners Memorial Arena.

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-08 04:56:00

Gilbert Fire Dept. sees benefit to mutual aid

GILBERT — Fire Chief Marc Kwiatkowski reported at last City Council meeting that the fire department had 51 calls for the year ending Oct. 31 and firefighters had 17 training sessions. The department was under budget for payroll, he said.

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-09 04:39:00

Savela, Negen commit to play at the next level

MOUNTAIN IRON — Two more Mountain Iron-Buhl girls’ basketball players will be heading to the next level next season. Seniors Allie Negen and Macy Savela recently committed to play ball at different colleges — one in Iowa and the other in North Dakota.

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-09 03:03:00

A Christmas gift for Chisholm

CHISHOLM — There are few modern Christmas traditions older than the nativity scene. The first nativity scene was credited to St. Francis of Assisi in 1223 — some 300 years before Germans began to decorate the first Christmas trees with candles.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-08 16:00:00

Iron Range man’s remains will return home 77 years after he perished at Pearl Harbor

On Dec. 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese. Virginia resident Dante Sylvester Tini was 19 years old and serving as a radioman on the USS Oklahoma when torpedoes ripped through the hull of the ship.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-07 03:50:40

An early Hibbing romance and December wedding

The early days of Mesabi Iron Range were rough and tumble. Men came first as traders, prospectors and lumberjacks. However, there were women who also came up to Northern Minnesota and they, too, worked at developing our Iron Range towns as more schools, libraries, churches and paved streets were bui

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 12:30:00

Bowling Standings, Top Scores

M. Pervenanze 184, R. Hunt 170, B. Price 170, P. Reini 173, M. Barto 172, T. Lubovich 193, 171, C. Derosia 181, B. Roepke 193, 201, A. Kutz 181. S. Mesia 158, 155, 150, J. Garver 149, 171, M. Eichholz 159, E. Forbes 147, 169, E. Sandberg 158, L. Hill 146, 144, P. Layton 149.

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 03:09:00

An ‘ogre’ the top performance

Opening night of “Shrek the Musical” by the Hibbing High School Drama Department on Friday was “a huge Shrekcess.” The second show was held last night. There’s one more chance to see it today — show is at 2 p.m. today in the HHS Auditorium. Tickets at the door: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 12:00:00

Sailor killed during WWIII identified

WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced recently that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, killed during World War II have been identified as those of Navy Radioman 3rd Class Dante S. Tini. Tini, 19, born in Virginia, MN, was accounted for on August 13. He will be returned h

HOMETOWNFOCUS.US - 2018-12-07 08:30:00