Lake Vermilion ice fishing news



LAKE VERMILION – The winter ice fishing is off to a great start now that the weather has turned cold! Ice depths have been ranging from 7 – 10 inches this week on most of Big Bay with only about 3 inches of snow on top. Snowmobiles and 4… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

NORTHFORCE recognized with national award for workforce development strategy



Pictured (l. to r.) are Ron Starner, executive vice president and general manager, site selection, Conway Data Inc., Brian Hanson, president and CEO, APEX, and Matt Sjoberg, director of business, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board and cha… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jobs for Minnesotans, Sen. Amy Klobuchar object to Twin Metals ruling



Jobs for Minnesotans – a coalition representing business, labor and communities – has released a strong objection to the federal decision that mineral leases near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), formerly held by Twin Metals Minnes… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota regulators set interim electricity rates for Minnesota Power



The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) recently approved an interim rate increase of 5.6 percent for Minnesota Power customers as the first step of its broader review of the company’s recent rate request. Minnesota Power is a utility… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A brief history of winter sports: Ice hockey, downhill skiing, curling and ice skating



Many people spend winter huddled indoors. For winter sports enthusiasts, however, the arrival of snow and chilly temperatures means the start of a season of outdoor fun. Ice hockey – Hockey is one of the most popular winter sports. In 1994, Pa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Krampus, the Christmas demon: A centuries old mythological beast




An old card reads “Greetings from Krampus.” Wikimedia photo.Santa Claus has long been the symbol of Christmas, bringing joy and presents to all the good girls and boys. But if you are child in Germany, Austria, and other parts of the Alp… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia Fire Department

Run Report: Dec. 12 – 18

 VIRGINIA – During the week of Dec. 12 – 18, the Virginia Fire Department was called for service 67 times: 13 fire calls, 18 transfers, and 36 EMS 9-1-1 calls. The fire calls during this week ranged from a steam leak mistaken as smo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Twins announce plans for 2017 Winter Caravan



The Minnesota Twins announced plans for the club’s 57th annual Twins Winter Caravan presented by Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine. The 2017 Twins Winter Caravan features stops in more than 40 communities throughout Twins Territory between Monday, J… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MPCA to host public meetings for Mississippi Headwaters water quality projects



The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has scheduled two public informational meetings to provide updates and answer questions regarding ongoing water quality projects in the Mississippi River-Headwaters watershed. The meetings are scheduled … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MN Iron Rangers lose in OT to Fort Frances



FORT FRANCES, Ont. – Matt Bruinsma couldn’t have picked a better time to score his first Superior International Junior Hockey League goal. The Fort Frances Lakers defenseman notched his initial league tally 1:32 into overtime to lift his… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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