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The “Mistee Made” Artisanal Soap by Mistee Gabel is one of the regular booths at the Hibbing Farmers Market, which runs from 2 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October.

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CHERRY— The fire crackled, spitting flames higher as it engulfed each sculpture, one after the other. Cecilia Schiller, a professional sculptor from St. Paul, led the pack of young campers last Thursday at the Mesaba Co-op Park as she held a bear constructed from birch bark and pinecones.

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Minnesota U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has struggled to stand out in a crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls. Klobuchar is in ninth place nationally and eighth place in Iowa, according to an average of public opinion polls compiled by RealClearPolitics.

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The American Legion Post 247 held a Flag Retirement Ceremony on June 14. Pictured is Ethan Copeman from Boy Scout Troop 17 of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and Rich Holland from Post 247 who presented the flag.

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Eric Killelea, the assistant editor for the Hibbing Daily Tribune and Mesabi Daily News, is a 2018-2019 Rural Justice Reporting Fellow through the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Recovering the Range is a seven-part series exploring treatment courts in northern Minnesota.

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HIBBING — Summer has just begun and already the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines are looking forward to establishing a Daisy Scout Troop in Hibbing for next school year.

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Two remote controlled trucks tear across the grass at HCC during Nitro-X camp on Friday. The five day camp had students building their own RC cars and learning about electronics, engines, suspension, paint and diagnostics.

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HIBBING — Students at Hibbing Community College will be paying an additional $4.73 per credit for their undergraduate degrees beginning this fall semester.

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Robin Cicmil, at right, a realtor with Village Realty in Hibbing, was presented with a Good Neighbor Award from the National Association of REALTORS® by Kim Culbert-Blaeser, president of the Range Association of REALTORS®, earlier this week for her role as treasurer of Angel Fund. The $500 L…

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HIBBING— Staff at Range Regional Animal Rescue recently won the internet when they parodied a popular online trend— much to the delight of their followers.

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When Amy Klobuchar launched her presidential campaign on a snowy February day in Minneapolis, she began by telling her family story. The daughter of a teacher and a journalist. The first woman from Minnesota elected to the U.S. Senate.

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Hibbing High School students were out washing cars for several hours on Thursday at the bus garage in Hibbing. The funds raised will go to support the HHS marching band.

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Iron Range Makerspace (IRM) Representative Andrew Hanegmon is pictured with Christine Magnusson, the Secretary/Treasurer of the Hibbing/Chisholm Beyond the Yellow Ribbon. The IRM, located in Hibbing, crafted a plaque for Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, which supports and is a referral agent for ac…

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HIBBING— Finnish mojakka stew, Juhannus bonfire, FBI files and a performance from the Minnesota winner of NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert contest— these are a few highlights from the 90th annual Midsummer Festival scheduled for Mesaba Co-op Park this coming weekend.

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The Hibbing City Band put on their first performance of the summer Wednesday evening at Bennett park.

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CHISHOLM – Ben Quirk and Kim Jones are asking for the public to keep their eyes and ears open and to report any information on their brother, Christopher Quirk.

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Members of the Crescendo Youth Orchestra rehearse in advance of a public performance Thursday, at Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm.

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HIBBING— When it comes to the Hibbing Public Utilities, many questions abound throughout the community. Will the steam system be around ten years from now, or will everyone convert to natural gas? What will happen to jobs? What about rates?

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Savannah Huyck, 18, of Chisholm, was at the Hibbing Farmers Market on Tuesday afternoon selling her sweet and savory breads as well as desserts. This is Savannah’s first year at the market and she plans to bring “Nana’s Kitchen” back each week.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A leaked email shows that a senior official sought to keep the public from knowing federal Environmental Protection Agency staffers' concerns about the pollution risks of a planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, critics of the project contend.

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This year, 50 years after her passing, from June 20 – June 22, 2019, The Judy Garland Museum will celebrate Garland, the iconic star the world came to know and love best as Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” with a three-day filled festival of events.

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The Hibbing High School Marching Band performed in the Land of the Loon parade in Virginia over the weekend. The next parades they march in will be in the Gilbert Third of July parade and the Side Lake parade on the 4th of July.

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The 2019 Special Olympics Torch Run was held Monday morning, beginning at the corner of First Avenue and Howard Street in Hibbing, ending at the Hibbing Police Department. Leading the pack with the "Flame of Hope" was Hibbing Police Chief Steve Estey. During the special torch run law enforce…

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As St. Louis County officials attempted to rein in Amazon purchases in favor of buying supplies locally earlier this month, Commissioner Keith Nelson condemned Amazon purchasing in a mass email said to have disturbed many county employees.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Enbridge Energy's plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday when two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the project's permits until problems with its environmental review are resolved.

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U.S. Army veteran Jamie Brown understood, first-hand, how important her volunteer service was on Saturday as she and a group of fellow female vets painted the siding of a Habitat for Humanity house in Biwabik.

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Staff from the city of Hibbing and Bougalis were busy pouring concrete Monday morning in preparation for the new splash pad coming to Bennett Park.

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A recent analysis of state economic development funding by the Star Tribune showed more money per capita in the last five years has gone to DFL Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk’s district than any other.

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The Virginia Marching Blues marched and performed in Saturday morning’s annual Land of the Loon parade in downtown Virginia.

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HIBBING — There’s an art to taking a good wildlife photo, and few Minnesota photographers can turn photos into art as inspiring as Anthony “Tony” Edward Kuznik.

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CHISHOLM — The Chisholm Summer Recreation Program (CSRP) has a number of summertime activities and field trips in store for its youth participants.

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Barb Wojciak, president of the Hibbing AAUW, presents an award to Fran Gardeski for her years of service to the Hibbing branch of the American Association of University Women. A $1,000 donation in her name was contributed to the MN Past Presidents American Fellowship, which funds women schol…

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Author Melissa Versich of Hibbing was at the Hibbing Tourist Center on Thursday signing copies of her new book: "The Ten Commandments for Hockey Parents: Lessons Learned by Breaking Them All."

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Republican Representative Pete Stauber went to Washington D.C. this year with a reputation for defeating the long-reigning Democrat party in northeast Minnesota. After briefly playing with a minor league affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, Stauber became a Duluth police officer and then a St…