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Northland Foundation board seeks new members

NORTHEAST MN —The Northland Foundation has announced that its Board of Trustees seeks to elect new trustees at its June 2020 meeting. Interested individuals living in northeastern Minnesota within the boundaries of the foundation’s service area are encouraged to complete the online application and upload a resume. Applications must be completed by Monday, Feb. 3, at 4:30 p.m. To more […]

Free waivered services workshop set for Jan. 21

MT. IRON — Home and communitybased services help people with disabilities remain in their community, participate as much as possible, and become as independent as they can. Several different waivers are available to children and adults who have disabilities. Many families and individuals may not know that there are services that can help or how to access these services. To […]

Minnesotans fish free with children Jan. 18-20

STATEWIDE — Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend in Minnesota will be held from Saturday, Jan. 18, through Monday, Jan. 20. During the weekend, Minnesota residents age 16 or older can fish or dark-house spear without an angling or spearing license if they take a child younger than 16 fishing or spearing. There is no such thing as 100 percent […]

Rev. Gustafson to speak at Jan. 26 church service

VIRGINIA — Rev. Karen Gustafson, minister emeritus, UU Congregation of Duluth, will discuss “Called to Our Better Selves” on Sunday, Jan. 26, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 230 7th St. S. in Virginia. According to Rev. Gustafson, as the 2020 election looms large, we are faced with the ever-increasing temptation to jump into […]

MLK Unity and Peace March slated for Jan. 20

VIRGINIA — A MLK Peace and Unity March and Rally will take place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20. The march will start at 12 p.m. at the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia. It will proceed down 9th Ave. to Mesabi Range College (Door 3E). At the college, Mesabi Range College students and other guest speakers will […]

Going to Pieces Quilters to meet Jan. 21 in Virginia

VIRGINIA — Going to Pieces Quilters will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. at First Covenant Church, located at 232 5th St. S. in Virginia. The theme for the evening is “Vintage Tea” with treats coordinated by Darcy Norha, Kim Johnson and Cindy Lind. Participants are asked to bring a tea cup if they have a special one […]

Ruby’s Pantry to hold food distribution Jan. 25

BABBITT — Ruby’s Pantry food distribution, sponsored by St. Pius X Catholic Church, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Babbitt Municipal Center, located at 71 South Drive in Babbitt. Registration begins at 9 a.m. A $20 cash donation buys an abundance of food. There are no income or residency guidelines. Participants are […]

Community dance will be held Jan. 18 in Cotton

COTTON — A community dance, sponsored by Cotton Civic Club, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Cotton Community Center. Music will be provided by Ken Sievers Family and Friends Band. Admission is $7 per person. BYOB. Snacks will be provided.

Int’l Falls Icebox Days Jan. 16 – 19

INTERNATIONAL FALLS — International Falls will host four days of winter fun during the 40th annual Icebox Days Jan. 16 – 19. The festival began in 1981 and is produced by the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of International Falls, and dozens of business sponsors and community volunteers. Icebox Days offers games, entertainment, and outdoor activities for […]

Vickie Tuskan to share nature photos at Eveleth phenology event on Jan. 21

EVELETH — This month’s Northwoods Nature Phenology at the Eveleth Public Library will be presented by photographer Vickie Tuscan of Fayal Township on Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Tuscan’s program—Seasonal Moments—will share photos from her collection that focus on the natural beauty of our area. She writes of her work: “Our life is measured in moments—some good, […]


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