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MnDNR: Follow the three tenets of safe firearms handling

Hunters must keep firearms safety in mind while in the field

With the pheasant season now open and the firearms deer season on the horizon, Enforcement Division officials from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are reminding hunters to keep firearms safety at the top of their minds. “Hunting is a very safe recreational activity, considering more than a half-million people hunt each fall in Minnesota,” said Jon Paurus, DNR Enforcement […]

Discover Flavors dinners scheduled at Rustic Pig

CHISHOLM — Discover Flavors is a new event hosted at the Rustic Pig in the Minnesota Discovery Center each month. Join Chef Quaid Fetkenheuer for a fivecourse dining experience; each dinner has different pairings with beer, wine or winter spirits. The first Discover Flavors event, which will focus on beer pairings from Castle Danger, will be held on Saturday, Oct. […]

Sons of Norway annual meatball dinner Oct. 20

VIRGINIA — Sons of Norway, Haarfager Lodge #40, will hold its annual meatball dinner on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Miner’s Memorial building in Virginia. Dinner will include meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, coleslaw, roll, lefse and cookies. The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Take out dinners […]

Genealogy Genie class will look at land, buildings

CHISHOLM — Join Christopher Welter, archivist at the Minnesota Discovery Center, for the next Genealogy Genie class offered on Thursday, Oct. 25, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the center. The topic for this class is “House History: Think You Know Your House Inside and Out? Think Again!” The Iron Range Research Center staff will show tips and tricks to learn […]

Ruby’s Pantry in Babbitt food distribution Oct. 27

BABBITT — Ruby’s Pantry food distribution is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Babbitt Municipal Center, located at 71 South Dr. in Babbitt. The distribution is sponsored by St. Pius X Catholic Church. A $20 cash donation buys an abundance of food. No income or residency guidelines apply. Bring two large boxes or baskets. […]

Essentia Health Volunteer Organization to host sale

VIRGINIA — The Essential Health Volunteer Organization will host a $6 jewelry sale on the main level (west entrance) of Essential Health-Virginia Hospital on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 26, from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. There will be a large selection and jewelry, fashion accessories and much more. Proceeds go back to […]

Will You Harbor Me? topic addressed Oct. 21

VIRGINIA — Rev. Suzanne Wasilczuk will speak on the topic Would You Harbor Me? on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 230 7th St. So. in Virginia. A sanctuary is meant to be a safe place, even a sacred space, ensuring welcome and shelter for all within. Rev. Wasilczuk will address questions about […]

Mt. Iron meeting notices

MT. IRON — The Mt. Iron Parks & Recreation Board will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Mt. Iron Community Center. The Mt. Iron Public Safety and Health Board will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mt. Iron Community Center. The regular meeting of the Mt. Iron Utility Advisory Board scheduled for […]

Genealogy workshop scheduled for Oct. 20

EVELETH — A basic genealogy workshop will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Eveleth Public Library. Workshop instructor will be Helen Smith of Las Vegas, NV. Bring a bag lunch. To reserve a space at the workshop, call the library at 218-744-7499.

Ladies of Kaleva to meet

VIRGINIA — Ladies of Kaleva Soinnuttaren #32 will meet at Kaleva Hall on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. There will be an installation of new members. If you are interested in joining, call 218-750-2729. Everyone is welcome.

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