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HIBBING — An interesting phenomenon happens to water inside a Himalayan singing bowl. By carefully rubbing a mallet along the bowl’s rim, a haunting, harmonic tone fills the air and vibrates into the liquid, which erupts into a mesmerizing water dance.

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CHISHOLM — What started out last year as a church’s outreach to provide a free meal to people in the community has grown to much more.

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AURORA — Arleigh Birk, a Pearl Harbor survivor who would jokingly refer to himself as an “endangered species,” died Tuesday night at Northern Pines Care Center in Aurora. He would have turned 100 today, Feb. 27.

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Hibbing Bantam A hockey team won the District 12 Championship held in Hoyt Lakes. Hibbing defeated Eveleth 4-1 in the semifinals, and then went on to defeat Virginia 4-0 in the championship. The team will now be competing for their regional championship Feb. 28 through March 1, at the St. Lu…

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CHISHOLM — Warm weather and sunny skies overhead and mild temperatures, provided favorable conditions for the Northern Traxx ATV Club’s annual Polar Bear Days ride last Saturday in Chisholm.

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HIBBING — The St. Louis County Board has unanimously voted to “approve changing its zoning ordinance to allow for short term rental of properties while also regulating them in a way that protects the safety of visitors and rights of neighboring property owners and preserves the character of …

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Minneapolis-based Vermillion Gold, Inc. is continuing to pursue long-awaited plans to drill for the precious metal in northern Minnesota.

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Julie Logan, Jon Maki, Brenda Maki and Nancy Arena are pictured at the spring soup luncheon, held Friday, at the Chisholm United Methodist Church. A bake sale and a book sale took place in conjunction with the soup luncheon on Friday.

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HIBBING — Quinn Nystrom stood among the dining tables, sporting a buffalo check cardigan and having one-on-one conversations with a dozen voters as they were served lunch.

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CHERRY — Nearly 700 homes and several public facilities across northeast Minnesota will finally have access to broadband, thanks to a multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Hibbing-Chisholm Pee-Wee A team won the District 12 championship in Coleraine over the Feb. 15-16 weekend. They beat Eveleth-Gilbert 5-2 and International Falls 5-4 to move on to regions in Baudette starting Friday, Feb. 28. The Hibbing Chisholm PWA team is coached by Eric Rewertz and Phil M…

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Norman Lunning is the latest winner of the Hibbing Daily Tribune’s Bing-Snow game. He claimed his prize on Monday. All of the straight line bingos have been claimed. The coverall game continues. Good luck to everyone.

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EVELETH — Haylee Rucker is a hardworking, intelligent and kind 19-year-old graduate from Eveleth-Gilbert High School. But this All-American girl’s existence unexpectedly turned into a lengthy civics lesson and legal battle.

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The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team beating the Russians and going on to win the gold medal is one of those moments where everyone remembers exactly what they were doing on that day.

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What is the actual cost difference between building a new jail on green space or redeveloping the county’s current law enforcement space downtown? This is a big question facing Itasca County Commissioners right now as they toil with their decisions about what is the best approach toward a st…

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison asserted this week in a legal filing that the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation still exists, a statement that seeks to reverse more than a century of state policy and could have deep implications for people who live around one of M…

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Dennis Gilbertson, of Hibbing, is the Hibbing Daily Tribune’s eighth Bing-Snow winner. He claimed his prize on Monday.

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HIBBING — Students enrolled in HVAC and auto programs busted out the irons and scissors this week in the name of kittens and community service.

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A tiny Boreal Owl perches in the trees in the Sax-Zim bog about 25 miles south of Hibbing earlier this month. A rare daytime sight, the Boreal Owl is often the size of a squirrel and hunts small rodents after dark. The elusive Boreal Owl tends to be a favorite among “birders” and local photo…

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Sure, there are things in Duluth, Minnesota, you could use the word “rusty” to describe. Like the reddish color of an iron-tinted Lake Superior agate. Or the rivets on the hull of the retired lake freighter William A. Irvin, until a major restoration project last year brought it back to Canal Park.

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Jill Brownell is the Hibbing Daily Tribune’s seventh Bing-Snow winner. She claimed her prize on Monday.

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CHISHOLM — A new director has been hired for the Indian Education program in the Chisholm School District.

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A lone skier cuts a fresh pattern into the newly groomed slopes at Giants Ridge Wednesday afternoon despite windchills well below zero.

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INTERNATIONAL FALLS -- A Canadian National Railway train that derailed near Emo, Ontario, at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday caused about 30 cars to leave the tracks and several to leak crude oil, confirmed CN officials this morning.

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Carole Moe is the Hibbing Daily Tribune’s sixth Bing-Snow winner. She claimed her prize on Monday.

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HIBBING — Concern spread across the community Tuesday morning after a man in a dark van was said to be allegedly offering a ride to children standing at a bus stop on the 600 block of 40th Street East in Hibbing, near Highway 169 — but the reality wasn’t as sinister as it seemed.

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Assumption Catholic School students ski through deep snow in Hibbing Tuesday morning. The students are taking part in a several week skiing class which will teach them the basics of the sport. After getting comfortable on skis the students will get to enjoy a day at Carey Lake and try the wo…

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INTERNATIONAL FALLS — State Rep. Rob Ecklund, DFL-International Falls, announced Tuesday that he is seeking re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in November, and will again seek the DFL party endorsement. Ecklund is currently serving his third term representing District 3A i…

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The Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training (NEMOJT) announced this week that the Local Elected Official Board named Marie Domiano as the new executive director of NEMOJT.

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Marie Pierce is the Hibbing Daily Tribune’s fifth Bing-Snow winner. She claimed her prize on Monday.

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HIBBING — When Loren Tronnes was just a young child, he knew that he had a strong desire to create works of art through painting. He believes that he inherited his passion for painting from his Grandma Gladys Tronnes. With sincerity in his voice, he commented on what an incredible artist his…

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CHISHOLM — Children and adults lined up with smiles on their faces and sleds in tow, for a chance to ride down the snow hill for the Sled the City event last Saturday in Chisholm.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Michael Hexum says he spotted his first bigfoot in the woods when he was 14 years old, living on O’Leary Lake about 20 miles north of Nashwauk.

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The Hibbing Homecoming King, Dominic Warzecha, places a crown atop the head of the Queen, Kayla LaVigne, as Cady Rancourt, left, and Claire Furlong, right, look on.

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TOWER — At the end of January, the six Ojibwe bands forming the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe based in Cass Lake wrote a letter in support of a federal bill to ban copper-nickel mining in Superior National Forest, in the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

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IRON RANGE — Technology mini-grants have been awarded to regional nonprofits by the Iron Range Tourism Bureau, from a portion of its Blandin Broadband Community grant.