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Naturalist presentation slated at Eveleth library

EVELETH – Northwoods Nature Phenology is in its fourth year putting on presentations at the Eveleth Public Library. Join other outdoor enthusiasts on the third Tuesday of each month for a naturalist presentation. More...

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CN railroad work requires Hwy. 1 detour in Angora

ANGORA – Motorists traveling on Highway 1 in Angora will be detoured Monday, Sept. 18, through Tuesday evening, Sept. More...

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Quilters to hold monthly meeting / potluck dinner

VIRGINIA – The monthly meeting of Going to Pieces Quilters will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. at First Covenant Church in Virginia. More...

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VFW Post 1113 dinner scheduled for Sept. 25

VIRGINIA – Virginia’s VFW Post 1113 will host a dinner and meeting at the Servicemen’s Club on Monday, Sept. 25. More...

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St. Louis County Historical Society offers free antique appraisal Sept. 20

DULUTH – Bring your antique/collectible item to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center for a free appraisal on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The St. More...

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Presentation Sept. 23 by wild mushroom forager

MT. IRON – Mike Kempenich, a certified wild mushroom identification forager, will present a program on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 12:30 p.m. at the Mt. More...

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4-hour refresher driving course offered in Gilbert

GILBERT – For drivers age 55 and older that have already had the beginner’s course and want to continue receiving the discount on their insurance, a refresher driving course will be held Monday, Sept. 25, from 5 – 9 p.m. More...

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Gilbert church to host drug awareness program

GILBERT – The Gilbert Community Church- United Methodist is hosting a drug awareness program, presented by the Gilbert Police Department, on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.  The program is informative and raises awareness in the community. More...

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Plant sale to benefit the Bess Metsa Garden

VIRGINIA – Virginia’s historic Olcott Park Botanical Greenhouse will host the Metsa Garden Perennial Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Proceeds go for operation of Bess Metsa Garden.   More...

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Top areas around Ely to visit for scenic autumn colors

ELY – Every autumn, nature plays a symphony in northeast Minnesota. When Ely nights turn cool in September, the landscape tunes up like a musical encore at the end of a richly satisfying concert. More...

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Mineral leases approved for four companies

On Tuesday , the Minnesota State Executive Council approved issuance of 284 leases to four companies that submitted bids at the state’s June 9, 2017 nonferrous metallic minerals lease sale. The executive council approved issuance of:   More...

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DNR seeks public comments on fish regulations on Pelican Lake

ORR – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be hosting open houses this fall to gather input on the future of northern pike and bass (smallmouth and largemouth) regulations on Pelican Lake near Orr, Minnesota.  The first More...

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10th annual Team Penning event held at the Embarrass Fair

EMBARRASS – A total of 53 teams participated in the Embarrass Region Fair’s 10th annual Team Penning event on Friday, Aug. 25.  More...

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Less than two weeks left to join Crew 52 before applications close Super Bowl Host Committee unveils exclusive Love Your Melon beanie

MINNEAPOLIS – When Crew 52’s 10,000 volunteers hit the streets to welcome the world to the Bold North, they’ll be wearing a Minnesota-made custom Love Your Melon beanie. More...

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DNR is seeking citizens to serve on spending oversight committees

Minnesotans who would like to serve on committees that review how the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spends game and fish fund dollars are welcome to submit an application by Monday, Sept. 25.   More...

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Borealis Art Guild to hold artist’s reception Sept. 14

HIBBING – The Borealis Art Guild is hosting an artist’s reception on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5 – 7 p.m. to feature the September Artist of the Month, Hibbing resident and acrylic artist Lori Harter. More...

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Fall book sale at Virginia Public Library announced

VIRGINIA – The Friends of the Virginia Public Library will be holding their annual book sale from Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. through Friday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. More...

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Grand Rapids MS Group hosts speaker Thursday

GRAND RAPIDS – The Grand Rapids MS Group will host a special speaker on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 315 SW 21st St. in Grand Rapids.  More...

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Genealogy Genie classes offered at research center

CHISHOLM – Join the Iron Range Research Center (IRRC) on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 a.m. for its new program. More...

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The Ely Area Food Shelf will be is open Sept. 20

ELY – The Ely Area Food Shelf will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The food shelf is open the third Wednesday of every month.  More...

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House Concert Series at the Lyric kicks off Sept. 14

VIRGINIA – The Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia will present its quarterly House Concert Series beginning Thursday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. featuring local Americana band, Big Waves and Bonfires. More...

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Education Garden series finale at MDC in Chisholm

CHISHOLM – The final Education Garden Series at Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Jill Hietala, owner-operator of Floodwood River Farms. More...

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Babbitt Ruby’s Pantry food distribution Sept. 23

BABBITT – The Ruby’s Pantry food distribution in Babbitt will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Babbitt Municipal Center, 71 South Drive. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

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2017 State Fair is best-attended ever

ST. PAUL – A record total of 1,997,320 people attended the 2017 Minnesota State Fair, surpassing the previous record of 1,943,719 set in 2016. Labor Day attendance was 171,299. More...

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Catch-and-release record for flathead catfish broken by St. Anthony angler

An angler has broken the state record for flathead catfish in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ catch-andrelease length category.  More...

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Weaving exhibit from Finland comes to Duluth

DULUTH – The weavings of Dora Jung, Finnish designer (1906 – 1980), will be on display at the On The Rocks Art Studio & Gallery in Duluth on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1 – 3 p.m. More...

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Soup luncheon, bake sale set at Chisholm Methodist

CHISHOLM – The Chisholm United Methodist Church is hosting a soup luncheon/ supper, bake sale and treasures including a variety of books and crafts on Friday, Sept. 29, between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  More...

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Pre-order pasties for October sale in Gilbert

GILBERT – The Gilbert Community Church-United Methodist will be having a pasty sale on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 – 20, at the Gilbert Community Center (library). Each pasty costs $6.50. More...

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Blood drive scheduled in Aurora on Sept. 29

AURORA – The White Community Hospital Foundation, in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers, will be holding a blood drive on Friday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. More...

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IRRR DIG Program now accepting applications

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation’s Drilling Incentive Grant (DIG) Program is accepting applications through Friday, Sept. More...

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Biwabik 4th of July rummage, bake sale set

BIWABIK – The Biwabik 4th of July rummage, bake and sloppy joe sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Biwabik Park Pavilion.  More...

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Tina Rasmussen cancer benefit is at Gilbert VFW

GILBERT – A spaghetti feed/bake sale/ silent auction benefit for Tina Rasmussen will be held at the Gilbert VFW on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1 – 6 p.m.  More...

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Essentia Health Volunteer Organization to host sale

VIRGINIA – The Essentia Health Volunteer Organization will host a $6 jewelry sale on the main level Essentia Health-Virginia from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, and from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. More...

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Holy Spirit Church pasty sale starts end of month

VIRGINIA – The Holy Spirit Church pasty sale season will start at the end of Sept ember. Orders can be placed by calling 218-749- 5555 starting on Friday, Sept. 15, after 8 a.m. More...

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Ely welcomes runners and spectators to 3rd annual marathon

ELY – The 3rd Annual Ely Marathon event will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23. The race is a run along the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  More...

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Smartphones provide many great tools to start hunting

The first step is the hardest.  That exercise adage often applies to hunting, too.  Yet, not the case, if hunters have a smartphone. For if they do, they can simply flick their fingers to mndnr. gov and do the following:  More...

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Motorists and farm equipment operators are urged to safely share the road

STATEWIDE – Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  More...

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Now that’s one giant mushroom!

This giant mushroom is growing in Mike Kalibabky’s yard in Chisholm. Submitted photo. More...

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New tool helps farmers choose alternative practices to buffers

STATEWIDE – To help farmers find the best strategy to comply with the Minnesota Buffer Law, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) has implemented a tool that will provide farmers with alternative practices specific to their lan More...

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Range Regional Airport receives $3.5 million FAA infrastructure grant

HIBBING – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. More...

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Virginia to place time capsule in bridge plaza

VIRGINIA – The City of Virginia will be placing a time capsule in the pedestrian plaza of the Highway 53 Bridge on Friday, Sept. 29, and the city invites you to participate. More...

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Sept. 14 Ruby’s Pantry food distribution in Cook

COOK – The next food distribution for Ruby’s Pantry in Cook will take place on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the old Cook School. Anyone may participate and receive an abundance of grocery items. More...

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Gilbert Class of 1969 dinner set for Thursday

CHISHOLM – The Gilbert High School Class of 1969 will be having a dinner gathering for classmates and friends on Thursday, Sept. 14, beginning at 5 p.m. at Valentini’s Supper Club in Chisholm.   More...

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Dr. Margaret Perko joins Essentia Health as family medicine physician

DULUTH – Dr. Margaret Perko, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health-Lakewalk Clinic in Duluth. Dr. Perko cares for adults and children, and offers comprehensive obstetrics services.  More...

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Grand Itasca welcomes a new general surgeon to its medical staff

GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital announced that Shawn Olson, M.D. has joined its medical staff as a general surgeon. Dr. More...

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RMS article correction

HTF notes the following correction to a mining feature article on Road Machinery & Supplies Co. that was published in our Mining Edition on Aug. 25, 2017. More...

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Lokka Tupa, Ladies of Kaleva meet this Monday

VIRGINIA – Lokka Tupa, Ladies of Kaleva, will meet on Monday, Sept. 11, at noon at Kaleva Hall in Virginia.   More...

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Mesabi Wireless Amateur Radio Association to meet

MT. IRON – The Mesabi Wireless Amateur Radio Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Mt. Iron. Non-members are welcome to attend.   More...

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New state bicycle map now available

ST. PAUL – The 2017 state bicycle map is now available from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The free map is available at MnDOT’s Central Office Building, 395 John Ireland Blvd, St. More...

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Surplus permits available for Camp Ripley archery hunts on first-come basis

CAMP RIPLEY – Hunters who missed the lottery deadline for the Camp Ripley archery hunt can purchase surplus permits on a first-come first-served basis beginning noon on Friday, Sept. 15. More...

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