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Makinen man sentenced to 11 years for shooting at motorist

VIRGINIA — A Makinen man was sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for opening fire on a random motorist last year. Read more



Hockey fetch

Christine Kraabel races Buck after the puck while playing hockey fetch Tuesday afternoon on the northside rink in Virginia. Kraabel's frien… Read more

Minnesota takes limited step to expand vaccine eligibility

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health gave hospitals, health care systems and other vaccination providers on Thursday a bit… Read more

Iron ore plants in line for capital project reinvestment rebate

Northeastern Minnesota's six iron ore plants are getting back $10.1 million to reinvest in their facilities. Read more


Hibbing Public Library notes

Hello library lovers! The Hibbing Library is offering a contactless curbside service. Pick-up times will be Monday through Thursday from no… Read more


Generous donations

Donations were accepted at Pengilly and Nashwauk United Methodist Churches during the Christmas season for four organizations: Range Region… Read more

AEOA Hibbing LEE Center menu

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MSU fall dean’s list announced

MOORHEAD — The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean’s list in recognition of academic achieve… Read more

School lunch menus

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Second-period barrage lifts Mirage past Hibbing/Chisholm

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Bergman etches hat trick to give Bears season-opening win, 5-4

EVELETH — The Eveleth-Gilbert Area girls’ hockey team looked like they had quite a bit of rust to shake off trailing Superior 2-0 just seve… Read more

Rock Ridge swims past Bluejackets

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Hibbing girls 5 opens with win over Duluth East

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Golden Bears hold off Greenway, 69-66

EVELETH — The Golden Bears started their season opener against Greenway with a few jitters and trailed 33-29 at the half. Read more


Mesabi East swims past Chisholm, 100-57

AURORA — Logan Schroeder and Carter Steele each notched a pair of victories Thursday as Mesabi East swam past Chisholm, 100-57. Read more

Thunderhawks sweep Ely Freestyle Invite; Giants’ Skelton takes second; Ely’s Pointer crosses third

ELY — Mesabi East’s Lydia Skelton finished second and Ely’s Gabriel Pointer finished third, but it was a pair of Grand Rapids skiers that f… Read more



Leslie Edwin Price

Leslie Edwin (Les) Price, 92, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in Jennersville Hospital due to complications from COVI… Read more


Patricia Dahl Whaley

Patricia Dahl Whaley, 90, of Broadview Heights, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Jan 9, 2021. Read more


Robert John Mickelson

Robert John Mickelson Sr., 82, of Markham, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. Read more


Billy Starr Wilke

Billy Starr Wilke, 42, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at the Virginia Hospital. Read more


Gary Clifford Gustafson

Gary Clifford Gustafson, 74, of Newton, Iowa, died on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at MercyOne Newton Medical Center. Read more


Thomas Patrick Griffiths

Thomas Patrick Griffiths, 66, of San Tan Valley, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Plaza Health Care in Scottsdale, Ariz., surrounded … Read more


Shirley Ann Salmi

Shirley Ann Salmi, 59, of Mountain Iron, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at her home in Mountain Iron, Minn. Read more


Richard Alan ‘Dick’ Nordvold

Richard Alan “Dick” Nordvold, 78, formerly of Hibbing, Minn., passed away peacefully in Sun City, Ariz., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, due to … Read more

Merryalice (Maki) Jones

Merryalice was born in Alango Township in northern St. Louis Co., Minn., on July 30, 1939, and passed away quietly and peacefully on Saturd… Read more


Former State Rep.: Stauber should resign

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, is a day this country will never forget. It was a day of insurrection, an assault on ideals and democracy upon … Read more

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