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AARP Smart Driver refresher classes set

VIRGINIA/SOUDAN — Three 4-hour AARP Smart Driver refresher courses have been scheduled in Virginia and Soudan. These courses are for those drivers, age 55 and over, who want to continue receiving the 10 percent discount on their automobile insurance coverage. The first course is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, at 9 a.m. at the Mesabi Family YMCA in Virginia. The […]

Next stop: Chisholm on April 23 On the Move with IRRR’s Jason Metsa

ELY — Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Deputy Commissioner Jason Metsa was “on the move” in Ely on Tuesday for his second stop in a series of community visits and listening sessions. While in Ely, he toured business and community development projects, followed by a listening session at Northern Grounds. Metsa’s next stop will be in Chisholm on Tuesday, April […]

Outdoor Heritage Fund funding requests being accepted

STATEWIDE – The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) accepting requests for funding now through May 31, 2019, at 4 p.m. from the Outdoor Heritage Fund for FY 2021 projects. All requests for funding that meet selection criteria will be reviewed by LSOHC members. The projects recommended by the Council for funding will go before the Minnesota Legislature for consideration during […]

Married Alive! performances in July

Northern Stage Works to hold auditions

VIRGINIA — Northern Stage Works theater company in Virginia will hold auditions for Married Alive!—a musical written by Sean Grennan with music by Leah Okimoto. Two females (mezzo) and two males (baritone) are needed. Auditions for the musical will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 1 — 3:30 p.m. and Monday, April 22, from 5 – 7 p.m. at […]

Fairview to host Donate Life flag-raising ceremony

HIBBING — Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing will hold a flag-raising ceremony on Tuesday, April 30, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the hospital’s North Entrance to commemorate “Donate Life Month” and raise awareness of the growing demand for organ, tissue and eye donations. The event celebrates organ donor families, living donors and hospital staff who care for donors and […]

Annual book sale slated at Virginia Public Library

VIRGINIA — The Friends of the Virginia Public Library will hold their annual spring book and media sale from Wednesday – Friday, May 1 – 3, at the Virginia Public Library auditorium. Hours will be from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday. There will be many books, as […]

Orchestra to present Fables & Folklore

VIRGINIA — Mesabi Symphony Orchestra will present Fables & Folklore on Sunday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at Goodman Auditorium in Virginia. The Fables & Folklore performance, an unconventional celebration of storytelling, will feature the music of Mozart, Dvorak, Von Weber and Grieg, with a magical interpretation of Peer Gynt, performed by the Twin Cities theater group Impossible Salt. Tickets […]

Hibbing Tourist Center plans April 27 Spring Fling

HIBBING — The Spring Fling 2019 vendor show will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Hibbing Tourist Information Center, located at 1202 E. Howard St. in Hibbing. The event will feature both vendors and crafters, including baked goods, foods and more. There will be free coffee and treats available. The Hibbing Tourist […]

Author’s book featured April 23 at HCC Commons

HIBBING — Author Linda LeGarde Grover will present a reading and discussion of her book The Dance Boots on Tuesday, April 23, from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at Hibbing Community College Commons. Grover is an award-winning short-story writer, poet, novelist and memoirist. The Dance Boots is a collection of short stories spanning generations growing up Ojibwe in northern Minnesota. […]

Mt. Iron board meetings to be held on April 23, 24

MT. IRON — The Mt. Iron Utility Advisory Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 23, at 4 p.m. at the Mt. Iron Community Center. The Mt. Iron Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Wednesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Mt. Iron Community Center.


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