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2016-11-18 / Range History
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This Week in Range History

HIBBING – This is the incredible story of the old Timpano Crypt in the North Hibbing Cemetery and Tony Timpano’s peculiar and touching manner of remembering and honoring his loved ones.  More...

2016-11-11 / Features
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HIBBING – The Hibbing Dylan Project and the Hibbing Arts Council have partnered to host a Nobel Prize reception and fundraiser to honor Laureate Bob Dylan on the evening of Saturday, Dec. More...

2016-11-18 / Features
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COOK – Jim Frazee, a retired US Steel employee, started his taxidermy business in 2008 but has over 25 years experience in the taxidermy field. “I have always had a passion for the outdoors,” Jim said. More...

2016-10-21 / Features
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EVELETH – A new restaurant has opened in Eveleth! Located in the former Rustic Rock building on Hat Trick Avenue, The Rink Sports Bar and Grill has an all-new hockeythemed décor. More...

2016-11-11 / Focus On Veterans
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EVELETH – Vietnam veteran George Mc- Comesky was only 23 when he was awarded the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts.  More...

2016-10-28 / Health Features
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HIBBING – A dream that woke Michelle Chamernick would end up saving her life.  “My husband’s alarm went off for work and I woke up from a dream about doing a breast exam,” said Chamernick of Chisholm.  More...

2016-11-11 / Features
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ENOUGH! 1916 Mesabi Range Strike

CHISHOLM – 100 years ago on the Mesabi Iron Range, in 1916, thousands of immigrants, many of them non-English speaking, took on the largest corporation in the world in a bloody battle for human and worker rights. More...

2016-11-11 / Range History
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WWII veteran and a pilot poet

At any time throughout history if one were to ask warriors and soldiers on any side of a battle to describe “What is war?” the answer might be something like: War is long periods of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror.  More...

2016-11-18 / Focus On Veterans

DULUTH – A Duluth man who was injured while serving in the Air Force has received a check for $102,806 from the Veterans Administration, following help from the St. Louis County Veterans Service Office.  More...

2010-09-17 / Legally Speaking

The next time you are cross examining a witness, you may want to remember the four fundamental points you need to either bolster or discredit depending on the issues of your case. More...

2016-11-11 / Pets
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The AKC® Humane Fund is pleased to announce the winners of the 17th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). More...

2015-07-24 / Features
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A community comes together to share ethnic, family food specialties

MT. IRON – The place billed as the birthplace of the Mesabi Iron Range is having a birthday. The cake will need to be a big one to fit all 125 candles.  More...

2016-11-04 / Features
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EVELETH - The wholesomeness and caring attitude that the Hoel family has for each other and their business can be felt as you walk into the Miners National Bank. More...

2016-11-11 / Features

NORTHEAST MN – During the third quarter of 2016, the Northland Foundation approved 52 grants, awarding a total of $421,850 to serve the people and communities of the seven-county region.  More...

2016-11-18 / Features
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This is the story of how 10 people, born and raised on the Iron Range, found themselves in a small community named Mwaiseni, in Zambia, Africa in May of 2016. More...

2016-10-28 / Health Features
It’s not different medicine, it’s just a different interaction

HIBBING – Given America’s culture of convenience, it’s no wonder telemedicine -- the integration of technology and healthcare – has become an increasingly popular and efficient option for medical care.  More...

2010-07-30 / Features

Maybe you’ll remember the Iron Range schools of the 50’s; maybe not. More...

2016-10-28 / Health Features

For parents of newborns, learning that their babies could have a hearing problem is scary and stressful. For those who live in rural communities, getting to a hearing specialist for diagnostic testing can mean many hours of driving. More...

2016-10-28 / Sallyworld
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Trending on Twitter, hashtags, and Taste of Mt. Iron

Greetings and Sallytations!   More...

2016-11-18 / Features

Minnesota Power’s Great Northern Transmission Line received federal approval Wednesday when the U.S. More...

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