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Mesabi East Schools to celebrate special month

AURORA — Mesabi East Schools will celebrate National Farm to School Month with a special lunch in the cafeteria on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Mesabi East is the only school district in the area that implemented the Farm to School Program. They have procured produce and other goods from three local producers […]

Linda Freeman will hold rosemaling class in Cook

COOK — Artist Linda Freeman of Cook will be conducting a “Rosemaling: Focus on Stroke” class on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) Gallery in Cook. Freeman, also known as Pastor Linda at the Covenant Church in Cook, is one of the original volunteers who created NWFA Gallery beginning in 2010. She […]

Musicians to perform Oct. 27 at church in Cook

COOK — Tenor Kelly W. Burns and pianist Nicholas Shaneyfelt, musicians from the Piatigorsky Foundation, will perform “Music: Necessity Not Luxury” on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 210 1st Ave. N.E. in Cook. This performance is a freewill offering opportunity, sponsored by Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA). Shaneyfelt and Burns will also perform a […]

Bling-It to host jewelry and bag event in Virginia

VIRGINIA — The Bling-It and Gear Bags event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the main level of the Essentia Health-Virginia Hospital. (Use the West entrance of the hospital.) Bling-It offers fashionable jewelry and a wide variety of quality bags, such […]

Ethnic diversity topic of Nov. 5 meet in Hibbing

HIBBING — David Kess, a retired educator of Ely, will be the featured speaker at the Finnish Americans and Friends meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 4010 9th Ave. W. in Hibbing (across from the cinema). Kess will discuss the interactions between various ethnic groups that came to settle on the Iron Range in […]

Special Olympics team to host pancake breakfast

MT. IRON — The Roadrunners Special Olympics team will be hosting its second pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, located at 8876 Main St. in downtown Mt. Iron. Pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice will be served. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 […]

Rebecca Gawboy guest speaker at Oct. 20 service

VIRGINIA — Rebecca Gawboy will present the topic “Biimadiziwin: The Good Life” on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 230 7th St. So. in Virginia. The discussion will focus on fostering and adopting children and raising them in their own culture.

Ladies of Kaleva meeting set for Oct. 24

VIRGINIA – The Ladies of Kaleva Soinnuttaren Tupa 32 will meet on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at Kaleva Hall in Virginia. Guest speaker Mel Hamalainen will discuss waiver programs. For more information, call 218-410-6530.

Mt. Iron Utility Advisory Board meeting cancelled

MT. IRON — The regular meeting of the Mt. Iron Utility Advisory Board, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 22, has been cancelled.

Grace Bible Church gospel sing cancelled

CHERRY — The gospel sing, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, at Grace Bible Church in Cherry, has been cancelled. It will resume in November. For more information, call 218-744-3596.


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