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Holiday bazaar on Nov. 23 at Chisholm UMC

CHISHOLM — Chisholm United Methodist Church will host its annual holiday bazaar and luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the church, located at 307 S.W. 1st Ave. in Chisholm. A raffle drawing for a quilt will be held at 1 p.m. There will be baked goods for sale, crafts, quilts, quilted table linens and […]

Babbitt Ruby’s Pantry set to be open Nov. 23

BABBITT — Ruby’s Pantry food distribution, sponsored by St Pius X Catholic Church, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 –11:30 a.m. at the Babbitt Municipal Center. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. A $20 cash donation buys an abundance of food. There are no income or residency guidelines. Participants are asked to bring two large boxes or […]

Christmas sign-up ends Nov. 27 at Salvation Army

VIRGINIA —The Salvation Army in Virginia will be accepting applications from northland families in need now through Wednesday, Nov. 27. If you or your family is in need this Christmas season, stop by the Salvation Army Worship and Service Center, located at 507 12th Ave. W. in Virginia. Intake applications will be taken Monday through Friday from 1 – 3 […]

Saturday Night Country… LIVE! performance Nov. 9

MT. IRON — Saturday Night Country… LIVE! presents live music the second Saturday of every month from September through June at 7 p.m. at Merritt School Auditorium in Mt. Iron. The next performance is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9. The evening’s entertainment is provided by area musicians and bands who donate their time and talent to this event. Saturday Night […]

Finnish genealogy topic of Nov. 13 adult lecture

EVELETH —The Eveleth Public Library is again sponsoring an adult lecture series on family history called “Genealogy Gatherings” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the library’s downstairs meeting room. The event is open to the public. Lee Pakila, an Ely historian, will speak about Finnish Genealogy. Participants are asked to bring notetaking supplies and a laptop […]

“And Despite It All…” topic of Nov. 17 service

VIRGINIA — Rev. Eric Northard will present “And Despite It All…” on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 230 7th St. S. in Virginia. Let’s face it, we live in a challenging time. According to Rev. Northard, it’s easy to get despondent. “Yet, this is the season to remind ourselves of […]

Annual holiday bazaar at Kaleva Hall on Nov. 16

VIRGINIA — The Ladies of Kaleva will hold their 51st annual Finnish-American Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Kaleva Hall, 125 3rd St. N. in Virginia. Coffee and Eila’s pulla will be served from 9 – 10:30 a.m. The luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost is $8 for […]

SOS Gobble Trot slated for Nov. 28 in Chisholm

CHISHOLM — The 6th annual SOS (Support Our Swimmers) Gobble Trot will be held on Thursday, Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving Day), at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Chisholm Sports Arena. The registration fee is $25 per person. The course will be down and around the north end of Longyear Lake (approximately three miles). The SOS Gobble Trot […]

Christmas Boutique set for Nov. 16 in Virginia

VIRGINIA —The Holly Shoppe’s 37th Annual Christmas Boutique will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the store, located at 602 S. 5th Ave. in Virginia. The event is open to the public.

Mozart’s Requiem to be performed on Nov. 15, 17

EVELETH/VIRGINIA — The Mesabi Symphony Orchestra and Range of Voices will present Mozart’s Requiem, along with other works, on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at United in Christ Lutheran Church in Eveleth and again on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 2:30 p.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Virginia. Tickets are available at the door or online at

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