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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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Our Views: PolyMet is getting closer

Friday's release of two draft permits for PolyMet's proposed NorthMet project near Hoyt Lakes was a shot in the arm for the long-delayed copper-nickel mine. For those counting, that's nine permits opened for public comment by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - six are now closed - the c

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:05:00

NorthRidge Community Credit Union celebrates Ely branch grand reopening

NorthRidge Community Credit Union announced the grand reopening of its Ely Branch. It will be held on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to begin at 11:30 a.m. at the offices on 1321 E. Sheridan St. Events continue through Friday. The Ely office remodel and expansion was managed by Gruba Const

BUSINESSNORTH.COM - 2017-09-19 15:52:00

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

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

School board adopts preliminary levy at max

HIBBING - The Hibbing School Board tentatively set the school district's 2017 levy during a special meeting Wednesday. A motion to adopt the maximum 2017 preliminary levy at $2.867 million was made by Director Rachel Sullivan, seconded by Director Mitch Vincent and unanimously approved. That equals

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Women's retreat to feature guest speaker, Kimberly Nyborg

HIBBING -The 20th Hibbing Christian Women's Retreat will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Abundant Life Church, 1637 E. 40th St. in Hibbing. Registration with coffee/muffins begins at 8:30 a.m., with the program set from 9 a.m. to noon. A noon lunch will be served. Cost of the program and lunch

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

Outage affects more than 200 residents

HIBBING - An equipment failure resulted in a loss of power for Hibbing Public Utilities (HPU) customers Wednesday morning. The failure occurred on a back lot line pole in Highland Park at 3:47 a.m., which initially affected 10 to 20 customers, said Esko Savela, HPU superintendent of electrical syste

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