The Staff



Eric Killelea, Assistant Editor

Killelea’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone and Outside Magazine. He’s been reporting from rural parts of the nation in Montana, the Bakken oilfield of North Dakota and most recently in New Mexico. He is currently a criminal justice reporting fellow for John Jay College. Killelea has been with the company since November 2018 and is based in the Hibbing office.


Connie Dickson, News Assistant


Hannah White, News Assistant



Gary Giombetti, Sports Editor

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.

Ted Anderson, Sports Writer

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.



Tom Aune

Lori Crowder



Mary Ferris



Ida Meyer



Chris Knight



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