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HIBBING — Herbert Garrard received a Purple Heart for his service in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. “He was involved in a total of seven plane crashes and survived them all!” In one incident, his plane was hit while flying over Belgium. The crew lost oxygen, but were able to safely…

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The 100th year anniversary for American Legion Post 222 and Auxiliary was held at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the Hibbing Memorial Building. The Mid-Range Honor Guard started off the celebration with a 21 gun salute.

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Alpha Delta Kappa is an international teacher sorority dedicated to the principles of education, altruism, and world understanding. During the month of October local ADK members brought items to their monthly meeting to fill shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project that delivers gi…

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Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part report from the Hibbing Daily Tribune that looks deeper into the shortage of in-patient beds for Iron Range teens experiencing mental health issues and what happens when they’re sent across state for treatment.

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LEIDING TOWNSHIP — A 75-year-old Nett Lake woman was killed Friday around 5:30 p.m. after being involved in a three-vehicle accident on Highway 53 north of Willow River Road in Leiding Township north of Cook.

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CHISHOLM — Earlier this week, Minnesota Representative Pete Stauber fielded questions on the potential closure of Hibbing Taconite Co., the impacts of tariffs and his take on impeachment.

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NASHWAUK — The Nashwauk American Legion, Pengilly VFW and Keewatin Legion joined in posting the colors. Chad Snider led the Nashwauk-Keewatin High School Band in playing the “Star Spangled Banner.” Then the Deer River Drum Group performed the “Flag Song.”

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November 11, 1918. World War One ended. The world was at peace. Armistice Day, marking the cessation of hostilities, became a solemn holiday to remember those who had suffered and died in “The War to End All Wars.”

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Mesabi Community Band, under the direction of Paul Helfter, North Dakota Army National Guard, will present “A Salute to Veterans” concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Merritt Elementary Auditorium, Mountain Iron. Pictured are band members and veterans: Larry Baker, U.S. Marines; Ron M…

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Volunteers at the Hibbing Tourist Center Senior Citizens, Inc. on Howard Street were busy cooking their signature sarmas Tuesday morning.

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HIBBING — The smell of cooking sarmas wafted in from the kitchen of the Hibbing Tourist Center Senior Citizens, Inc. to the meeting area Tuesday afternoon as a clinical dietitian from Fairview Range Medical Center offered a presentation called “Nutrition for Seniors and Sickness Prevention.”

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VIRGINIA– Staff, students and parents of Virginia Public Schools received an email and automated voice call from Superintendent Noel Schmidt Friday announcing an incident that had occurred and was resolved.

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Laurie Persson, left, and Patty Sterle try on mittens Friday afternoon at the 20th Annual Boutique at the Hibbing Tourist Center, 1202 E. Howard St. The event is open today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with goodies of all kinds for sale - potica, breads, jams, salsa, fleece items, aprons, towels, …

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Hello library lovers! Our Yuletide Festival is just a few weeks away! I’d like to give a special thank you to our Friends of the Library for their support for Yuletide this year. If you enjoy Yuletide or any other programs the library provides, please consider supporting our Friends group.

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VIRGINIA — The victim of a fatal accident earlier this week at ArcelorMittal’s Minorca Mine in Virginia has been identified as 51-year-old Ken Mattson of Gilbert.

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IRON RANGE — On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Armistice was signed inside a small train car in Forest Compiegne, France. World War I — or the “war to end all wars” — was over. In 1938, the anniversary of that signing would become a holiday known as Armistice Da…

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A Rough-Legged Hawk just down from the Arctic pauses in a tree as he gets ready for the northern Minnesota winter this week.

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AURORA — The 2020 Aurora City Council was decided following Tuesday’s election.

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Mark Macor, president of the Hibbing Lions Club, presented a check for $500 to Tiffany Scheppegrell, executive director from the Project Care Free Clinic in Hibbing on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The donation will be used to purchase diabetic test strips for patients of the Free Clinic. The purchase of…

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Eight years. Twenty-one Minnesota towns. More than 30 live broadcasts. An unimaginable number of hours spent writing, revising and rehearsing. And that’s just scratching the surface. We’re talking about the Great Northern Radio Show (GNRS) — a personal development project turned public varie…

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VIRGINIA — The schematic design of the new Miners Event and Convention Center was unveiled to residents for the first time Tuesday night as a two-level facility with two sheets of ice, several fitness rooms and a full event center.

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Electrical bills at northeastern Minnesota's six iron ore operations would increase by millions under a Minnesota Power rate request filed with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

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A buck mills around in the expansive Sax-Zim Bog Tuesday afternoon enjoying the quiet before Saturday’s statewide firearm deer season opener.

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Quilter Dawn Ball created this queen size, scrappy quilt in a Pinwheel Weather Vane pattern for the holiday bazaar to be held at the Chisholm United Methodist Church. The bazaar is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, and will feature baked goods, crafts, quilted table linens and more. …

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VIRGINIA — One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash at ArcelorMittal's Minorca mine in Virginia on Tuesday morning.

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A ruffed grouse hunkers down in the weeds off County Road 444 last week in the outskirts of Hibbing.

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Fairview Range Volunteer Service Organization is hosting a ‘Shop-a-lot’ Emporium on Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. at the Hibbing Armory. This retail shopping experience brings together vendors from across the state such as Sheets Galore, The Honey Farm, The Nut Man, Scrubs on Whe…

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TOWER — In 2017, Amber Buckanaga left a career in education to pursue her dream of becoming a fashion designer. She converted her basement into a studio. There was no serger. No embroider. But she had a sewing machine. The basic setup proved all she needed.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move last year to tax imported steel triggered jeers but also cheers. Its goal — to raise steel prices — threatened to hurt the legions of U.S. manufacturers that depend on steel.

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The Hibbing Tourist Center Seniors recognized the volunteers who spent thousands of hours volunteering at Hull Rust Mine View and the Tourist Center. A dinner was held at Valentinis on October 29 to honor and thank them for their service. To volunteer, call the Tourist Center at 218-262-4166.

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Female impersonators performed Friday and Saturday at the Moose Event Center to a Halloween theme. Dramatica, Loring Mitchell, Tiffany Hunter, Nikki Vixxen, Jol D. Principle and Anita Rivera entertained guests with their larger than life dance renditions, lip-syncing skills and interactive e…

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It’s hunting season here in Northern Minnesota and, although I am not a hunter, I always like to hear stories from the duck blinds and deer camps. So many families have three or four generations that contributed to those stories. The memories of the friends who were there for so many autumns…

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EVELETH — Some of the best of the best in the service and tourism industry were honored Sunday, along with a special volunteer and a “friend of tourism.”

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HIBBING — Fairview Range has more than 100 local providers, making it the largest medical staff on the Iron Range. The health care network employs about 1,000 people, which makes it one of the premiere businesses in the region.