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AAUW tour, meeting and lunch planned for Feb. 21

VIRGINIA – The Virginia chapter of American Association of University Women (AAUW) will meet on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 12:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at Canelake’s Candies, located at 414 Chestnut St. in Virginia, with a tour, demonstration and information about this local candy maker. A business meeting and lunch will follow at La Cocina in Virginia. The Virginia […]

Going to Pieces Quilters schedule meeting Feb. 19

VIRGINIA – Going to Pieces Quilters will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. at the First Covenant Church, 232 Fifth St. S. in Virginia. The theme for the February meeting is the color red and hearts. Please bring items for show and tell. Lynda Erickson coordinated a mug rung exchange due at this meeting for members who wished […]

8th District MSHS offers educational scholarships

ARROWHEAD – The 8th District Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS) is offering a minimum of four educational scholarships this year, ranging from $250 to $600, to students in the Arrowhead area planning to further their education in either college or technical school. The 8th District includes the counties of Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and north and south St. Louis. […]

Advance care planning class offered in Virginia

VIRGINIA – Essentia Health is offering an advance care planning class on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 1 – 2 p.m. at Essentia Health- Virginia, 901 9th St. N. in the McMillian A meeting room. The free class is a way to learn how to make your wishes known if you were unable to speak for yourself. “We encourage people to […]

Public input needed for creation of dog park

VIRGINIA – A public meeting to gather information about the creation of a dog park in Virginia will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, from 1 – 6 p.m. at the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia. The City of Virginia will be seeking grant funds for the creation of a dog park. Participants in the public meeting will help the […]

Salvation Army Chili Feed fundraiser set for March 9

VIRGINIA – The Salvation Army will be having a Chili Feed on Saturday, March 9, 12 – 3p.m. at the Salvation Army, located at 507 S. 12th Ave. in Virginia. In addition to the Chili Feed, there will be a silent auction and a bake sale. The purpose of this Salvation Army fundraiser to is start raising funds so it […]

Hockey at the Hipp event held in Eveleth on Feb. 16

EVELETH – A Hockey at the Hipp event will be held at the Eveleth Hippodrome on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. The event will feature a game between the Minnesota Iron Rangers of Hoyt Lakes and the Dryden Ice dogs from Ontario. Both teams play in the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL). The Eveleth-Gilbert Mites will play during […]

Author Kathleen Novak’s book featured at library

VIRGINIA – The Virginia Public Library’s third annual Queen City Reads! program will be wrapping up on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 12 – 1 p.m. with a reading and discussion of the novel Rare Birds by Iron Range poet and novelist Kathleen Novak. The reading will be held at the Virginia Public Library, located at 215 5th Ave. S. in […]

Arc sponsors free learning disability workshop Feb. 26

MT. IRON – Arc Minnesota Range Region is sponsoring a free workshop on dyslexia, dysgraphia and specific learning disabilities on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Mt. Iron Community Center. Pizza and registration will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by the presentation at 5 p.m. The workshop will be presented by Vicki Wienberg from the Minnesota Department of Education. Although the […]

Blackberry Winterfest open to the public Feb. 23

BLACKBERRY – Winterfest 2019 is coming to Blackberry on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.at the North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association show grounds, located five miles east of Grand Rapids on U.S. Highway 2 in Blackberry. The event, sponsored by the North Star Draft Horse Association, features a parade at 1 p.m., horse-drawn sleigh rides, […]


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