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Writing workshop offered for teens

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NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA — The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) invites teenagers with a love for writing to join award-winning Minnesota Author Mary Casanova in a four-week-long virtual writing workshop October 26 – November 18. There are three opportunities to participate: • Tuesdays, 7 – 9 p.m.; participants meet October 26, November 2, November 9, and November 16. • Thursdays, 9 – […]

Woodcarvers group to meet in Cook

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COOK — The Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) woodcarvers group will meet Thursday, October 21, 6 – 8 p.m. at the NWFA Gallery in the Wolfe Den classroom. A talented group of carvers meet and share the joy of carving on wood and hope to plan a winter schedule of meetings. Beginners are welcome. The gallery is located at […]

Co-op shoppers donate to Buddy Backpacks

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VIRGINIA — Natural Harvest Food Coop (NHFC) shoppers donated $1,982.36 in September to United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s Buddy Backpacks program. The donations will help provide backpacks filled with nutritious, nonperishable, child-friendly food items to school children at risk of going hungry over the weekends. Each month, NHFC selects a local nonprofit organization to be the recipient of NHFC’s Change […]

Nominate an impactful organization

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COHASSET — Lake Country Power will recognize a nonprofit organization that has made outstanding contributions to the local community through a special effort of volunteers and unique efforts. Lake Country Power is seeking applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award. Any nonprofit organization that has helped make northern Minnesota a better place to live and work through its community service […]

Hibbing High class of ’57 to meet for lunch

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HIBBING — The Hibbing High School class of 1957 will meet for lunch Tuesday, October 19 at 1 p.m. at Sammy’s Pizza and Restaurant in Hibbing. All classmates, spouses, and friends are welcome. The class is seeking updated and corrected contact information for classmates. Call Ronnie at 218-263-4786 with any questions.

Church to host gospel sing October 16

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IRON — A gospel sing will be held Saturday, October 16, 3 – 4:30 p.m. at Grace Bible Church, located at 9357 Hwy. 37 in Iron. Attendees are asked to bring their instruments and a song, along with a potluck dish. For more information, call 218-749-8649.

Crafting club to meet October 19 in Virginia

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VIRGINIA — The Stamp and Craft Club will meet Tuesday, October 19 at 11 a.m. at the Virginia Senior Citizens Center. All crafters are welcome. Bring your own lunch and something to work on. For more information, call Bonnie at 218-749-8649.

DNR action aims to protect wild white-tailed deer

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STATEWIDE — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an emergency rule that temporarily prohibits the importation and movement of farmed white-tailed deer into and within Minnesota. This emergency action took effect October 11 and aims to reduce further spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) and protect the health of Minnesota’s wild deer. The temporary ban will allow […]

Children invited to drive-through event

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CHERRY — Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Cherry Recreation Board will be holding a drive-through Halloween event Sunday, October 31 this year. It will be held Sunday, October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cherry Fire Hall parking lot for children through sixth grade. Attendees are asked to stay in their vehicles. Bags with treats will […]

Churches will host Trunk or Treat

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VIRGINIA — Peace United Methodist Church is hosting Trunk or Treat, a safe, fun Halloween event, Sunday, October 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 303 S. 9th Ave. in Virginia. Congregation members from Peace United Methodist and Gethsemane Lutheran churches will be handing out traditional candy treats, along with treats for children with food restrictions. Parking will be available […]


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