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Biden administration deals serious blow to Twin Metals

U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber called the Biden Administration’s announcement Wednesday that the government had filed an application for a “mineral… Read more



A perfect day for a game of disc golf

Assumption Catholic School student Calvin Skaja takes his second shot from the fairway while his classmates watch during a round of disc go… Read more

Hibbing council assigns $1.3 million surplus for capital projects

HIBBING — While it’s not unusual for the city of Hibbing to have a surplus at the end of any given year, the unusual circumstances created … Read more


Biden administration delivers serious blow to Minnesota mine

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Biden administration dealt a serious blow Wednesday to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern M… Read more


ICHS grand opening of The River Room is Thursday, Oct. 21

The Itasca County Historical Society (ICHS) welcomes the public to the grand opening of the museum’s newest exhibit room called The River R… Read more

Sheriff to host DEA Drug Take Back on Oct. 23

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Department will host a DEA Drug Take Back on Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more

Itasca County Board discusses concerns regarding VRBOs

The Itasca County Board of Commissioners discussed concerns about vacation rentals by owner (VRBO) during the board’s work session at the I… Read more

Open Door Coat Rack to open Oct. 27-29

The 2021 Open Door Coat Rack distribution will open Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 27-28, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Friday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. - 1 p.… Read more


‘It’s the least we can do for what they’ve done for our country’

A revitalized VFW 1720 Auxiliary unit is back on its feet and hosting a Care Package Drive to benefit the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver… Read more




Rangers put on a show vs. Huskies, 74-14

MOUNTAIN IRON — In their final game of the regular season, the Mountain Iron-Buhl football team wanted to put on a show in front of their h… Read more

Wolves end regular season with win

ELY — The Ely volleyball team closed out the regular season with a pair of wins this week, defeating Cook County 3-1 (25-21, 25-27, 25-14, … Read more

North swimmers prevail in North-South Challenge

AURORA — The Rock Ridge and Mesabi East swim teams teamed up with Two Harbors Tuesday night as they faced off with Cloquet/Esko/Carlton, Pr… Read more

Hats off to E-G, Virginia tennis players

This week’s column is dedicated to Mr. Emery Trangsrud. Read more

Rangers’ pair finish top two at Lions Invite

PROCTOR — The Mountain Iron-Buhl cross country team took to the race course one final time ahead of the section meet, racing Tuesday at the… Read more


Giants take over after dropping first game

CHERRY — The Mesabi East Volleyball team shook off a tough first game against Cherry on Tuesday night and won the next three games to take … Read more

Bluejackets’ Sladek crosses finish line first in AA race at Lions Invite

PROCTOR — The Hibbing High School girls cross country team had the overall winner in the Class AA race, but the Bluejackets still finished … Read more



Donald Wayne Lien

Donald Wayne Lien, 71, of Hoyt Lakes died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at his home due to natural causes. Read more

Sherry M. Jenner

Sherry M. Jenner, 59, of Eveleth, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at the Virginia Care Center. Read more


Freedom to grow for Minnesota’s brewers and distillers

By John Phelan Read more

Logging placed an indelible stamp on the personality of our part of the world

What an interesting story Mary Palcich Keyes weaves for us in “The Forgotten Cruiser” (Herald Review, October 13). These men (some women, t… Read more

Our school board is nonpartisan and should remain that way

This is in response to Ron Niemala’s recent missive. Ron Niemala, former chair of the Itasca County GOP, who emerges from the shadows to po… Read more


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