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North St. Louis County 4-H offers hands-on activities this fall

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY — 4-H is a youth development program offered through the Uni versity of Minnesota Extension and part of a national program sponsored by the U. S Department of Agri culture Available for youth beginning in kindergarten, 4-Hers participate i hands on learning experiences in STEM, leadership and civic engagement, animal science, creative arts, and much more […]

Pancake feed to be held in Hibbing on October 28

HIBBING — The 62nd annual Hibbing Kiwanis Club Pancake Feed will be held togo style on Wednesday, October 28, at the Hibbing Memorial Building. Breakfast will be served 7 – 9 a.m. Lunch is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., followed by dinner 4:30 – 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults, and children under six eat free. Tickets can be […]

Vermillion Gold to explore near Virginia

IRON RANGE — Vermillion Gold Inc. (VGI) has submitted a plan to continue exploration for metallic mineral deposits in St. Louis County. Exploration will occur on leased state mineral rights in an area between Virginia and Gilbert. VGI has explored for gold in this area since 2007. VGI will access sampling locations on foot where motorized vehicles are not supported […]

Virtual meeting will discuss Mountain Iron intersection

MOUNTAIN IRON — St. Louis County Public Works and the Minnesota Department of Transportation are working on plans to turn the intersection of Highway 169 and Spirit Lake Road into a reduced conflict intersection, also known as a J-turn. The public will have the opportunity to learn more about it through a virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 27, at 6 […]

Historical society seeks 1918 flu stories

McKINLEY — The Iron Range Historical Society (IRHS) is planning a January 2021 Zoom meeting for members and anyone interested in Iron Range history. The topic will be the 1918 influenza pandemic and how it affected the Iron Range. IRHS is looking for anyone willing to share letters, photos, and stories from that era, such as those passed down by […]

Free septic and well class offered November 5

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY — The North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is hosting a free online septic and well homeowner education class presented via Zoom by the Minnesota Department of Health and University of Minnesota. The class will cover the basic functions of septic systems, well water testing, and how to protect your well from contamination […]

Slovenian Union to meet in Aurora on November 1

AURORA — The Slovenian Union of America Branch 35 will meet on Sunday, November 1 at 1:30 p.m. at the Aurora American Legion. New members are welcome. Attendees are asked to wear masks. Coffee an’ will be served, and Christmas Party plans will be discussed.

Lyric Center to host youth Halloween event

VIRGINIA — The Lyric Center for the Arts youth program will host a trick-or-treat and costume photo booth event on Saturday, October 31 from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Lyric Annex. The annex is located at 516 Chestnut St. in Virginia. Social distancing and masks are required.

Pike-Sandy Women’s Club cancels 2020 events

PIKE AND SANDY TOWNSHIPS — The Pike-Sandy Women’s Club has canceled the 2020 Halloween Carnival due to COVID-19 concerns. All monthly meetings, all events for the 2020-2021 club year are cancelled. Call Sandy Gorrill at 218-749-2408 with any questions.

Buhl to host Halloween parade

BUHL — A Halloween parade will be held in Buhl on Saturday, October 31. Line-up begins at 1 p.m., and the parade begins at 1:30. A trunk-or-treat event will be held at the former Mesabi Academy following the parade. Visit the Buhl Halloween Parade Planning Facebook group for more information.


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