Janessa Kringle and Allison Gans, teachers at the Greenhaven School in Hibbing, accept a check for $800 from Mary Bischoff, president of the Hibbing/Chisholm Breakfast Rotary. Kringle and Gans plan to purchase and distribute books to children at the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Las…
The classrooms at Hibbing Community College are full of young inventors this week. Students in grades K-6 are collaborating with each other and working together to solve the world’s problems. Literally.
Minnesota’s legislative auditor will investigate how regulators handed a water quality permit for PolyMet over concerns a state agency asked its federal counterparts not to submit written comments on the proposed copper-nickel mine.
VIRGINIA — In the early morning hours Monday, Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Virginia was robbed. Prescription narcotics, controlled substances, were taken by masked men from the facility.
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded Itasca County with $190,000 to hire an economic recovery coordinator to help boost economic development.
GILBERT — Regional business leaders tackled the topic of future economic development on the Iron Range during a panel discussion Monday night at Nick’s Bar in Gilbert.
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.
CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. — Minnesota National Guard heads invited media outlets to Camp Ripley the afternoon of Friday, June 21, to announce a number of sexual assault prevention and response initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
HIBBING — Gianna Fatticci of Lincoln Elementary in Hibbing will travel to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) on June 23-28.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
An environmental group sued the Trump administration Thursday, seeking the release of documents related to a decision last year to end a study of a proposed 20-year mining ban within the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Nashwauk man who sexually assaulted a preteen girl was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison on Tuesday in Itasca County District Court, the district attorney’s office said.
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…
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.
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.
State Rep. Julie Sandstede, DFL-Hibbing, announced on Monday to hold a pair of town hall meetings to recap the Minnesota legislative session.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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."