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e-mail: kgrinsteinner@hibbingdailytribune.net

Kelly Grinsteinner

    A native of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., Grinsteinner has made Hibbing home since 1999, when she was hired as a staff writer immediately following college. She was named Assistant Editor in 2006. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and minor concentrations in English and German. Grinsteinner is the recipient of a Freedom of Information honor from the Associated Press and was recognized in the personality/individual profile category in the Inland Press Association national news writing contest. She has won awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association and was awarded the Frank Oberg Award from the Minnesota State Fire Chief's Association, among other accolades. Grinsteinner is a graduate of the Blandin Publishers and Editors Leadership Program and the Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Program. She was also named "Outstanding Leader" by the Chamber in 2011. She is currently a member of the Hibbing Healthy Lifestyles Coalition and the Flight to Fight Cancer Committee.

Sports Editor


e-mail: ggiombetti@hibbingdailytribune.net

     Born and raised in Hibbing, Minn., Gary Giombetti has been the sports editor of the HIbbing Daily Tribune for more than 20 years. He graduated from Bemidji State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education. He has won awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association and the Associated Press Sports Writers Association. He and his wife, Diana, reside in HIbbing and have a son, Tony.


Sports Writer

Ted Anderson

e-mail: tanderson@hibbingdailytribune.net

Ted Anderson was raised in Coleraine, Minn., and is a graduate of Greenway High School. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army serving three years of active duty, most of it in West Germany. After working at a variety of jobs for three years in Wyoming, he attended college and graduated with a bachelor¹s degree in mass communications/editorial emphasis from St. Cloud State University. He spent one year as a staff reporter for the Crookston Daily Times and then was sports editor of the Grand Rapids Herald-Review from 1988 to 2005. He has been a sports writer for the Hibbing Daily Tribune since September 2005.

Staff Writer

Tony Potter

email: tpotter@hibbingdailytribune.net

Originally from Nashwauk, Potter currently resides in Hibbing. He joined the HDT in December 2011. Potter was the sports editor of the former Range News Now online newspaper, a production technician at WDIO-TV in Duluth, an intern reporter with Wisconsin Public Radio, and spent two years with the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s publication “The Stinger,” where he served as sports editor one of those years. He is a graduate of UWS with a bachelor of science in communicating art on a journalism track with a minor in sports management.

News Assistant

Sue Hancock

e-mail: shancock@hibbingdailytribune.net

News Assistant

Connie Dickson

e-mail: cdickson@hibbingdailytribune.net


Jack Lynch

e-mail: jlynch@hibbingdailytribune.net


Tom Aune

e-mail: taune@hibbingdailytribune.net

Lori Crowder

e-mail: lcrowder@hibbingdailytribune.net

Liz Iammatteo

e-mail: liammatteo@hibbingdailytribune.net


 Mary Ferris

 e-mail: mferris@hibbingdailytribune.net


 Sue LaBrosse

 e-mail: slabrosse@hibbingdailytribune.net

 Barb Koschak

 e-mail: bkoschak@hibbingdailytribune.net


Ida Meyer

e-mail: imeyer@hibbingdailytribune.net


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