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Minnesota Discovery Center to hold a day of family events on Aug. 29

CHISHOLM — The Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) will hold a fun family day with five different family events happening all on Thursday, Aug. 29, starting at 4 p.m. at the center in Chisholm. Participants will begin with dinner with the last Bands, Brews & BBQ event of the summer. Stout braised short ribs are on the menu, along with other […]

Two-wheeled Finn Cycle now offered at both Giants Ridge golf courses

BIWABIK — Giants Ridge Recreation Area in Biwabik now features the Finn Cycle, a two-wheeled, electric cycle designed to offer a comfortable and invigorating ride throughout a round of golf. Among the first in Minnesota to offer the Finn Cycle, Giants Ridge’s rolling terrain provides a fun and fast experience for golfers. The Finn Cycle travels at the same speed […]

Renowned Finnish cooks featured at Sept. 3 meet

HIBBING — Two renowned Finnish cooks Soile Anderson, who has catered for President Obama and the Dalai Lama, and Eleanor Ostman, St. Paul Pioneer Press food writer for three decades, will kick off their lecture tour at the Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2 p.m. meeting of Finnish Americans and Friends at Grace Lutheran Church, located at 4010 9th Ave. W. (across […]

Four defensive driving refresher courses offered

GILBERT/VIRGINIA/HIBBING/GRAND RAPIDS — Four 4-hour defensive driving refresher courses have been scheduled in Gilbert, Virginia, Hibbing and Grand Rapids. These courses are for those drivers, age 55 and older, who have already had the 8-hour defensive driving course and want to continue receiving the discount on their insurance. Dates and locations of the refresher courses are as follows: GILBERT: Monday, […]

Eveleth library is hosting lecture on family history

EVELETH — The Eveleth Public Library ais again sponsoring an adult lecture series on family history called “Genealogy Gatherings.” The next gathering is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the library’s downstairs meeting room. The guest speaker will be Steve Potts, instructor at Hibbing Community and Technical College. He will present “They Served: An Introduction […]

Mesabi Community Band announces concert season

MT. IRON — The Mesabi Community Band recently announced its 2019-2020 concert season. The band, under the direction of Paul Helfter, will start rehearsals on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Mt. Iron High School band room (enter door 8 on the south side of the building). The band invites area musicians of all ages to its rehearsals. […]

American Legion Post 28 to celebrate anniversary

HERMANTOWN — American Legion Post 28, Duluth’s oldest American Legion Post, will be holding a community event on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 12:30 – 4 p.m. at the AAD Shrine Meeting & Event Center, located at 5152 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown. The event, open to the public, will be the celebration of the American Legion Post 28’s 100th anniversary […]

STEM Showcase for sixth graders Oct. 4 in Hibbing

HIBBING — Approximately 2,000 sixth graders from 28 northeastern Minnesota schools will experience an action-packed day on Friday, Oct. 4, from 3 – 6 p.m. during the 2019 Iron Range STEM Showcase at the Hibbing Memorial Building. The Range Engineering Council, along with community, educational and industry partners, will engage students with more than 60 handson science, technology, engineering and […]

NWFA art and antique sale scheduled in Cook

COOK — An “Art, Antiques and Antiquities” sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) Gallery, located at 210 S. River Street in Cook. The public ris invited to visit and see all the art objects for sale in the back room. A snack will be provided […]

Social worker recognized for her work commitment

VIRGINIA — Linda O’Neill DeRemee, a social worker at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s East Range Hospice, has been recognized for her commitment to living out the value of justice. The Virginia Values Committee at Essentia Health-Virginia recently took nominations for the staff member who best embodies justice, one of Essentia’s seven core values. O’Neill DeRemee received a certificate as well […]

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