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VPL Winter Reading Challenge underway

VIRGINIA — Have you joined the adult Winter Reading Challenge at the Virginia Public Library yet? If so, you already know that you earn tickets toward the raffle prizes for each hour that you read library materials. Did you also know that you can earn a ticket by writing reviews of the items you read? You only need to write […]

Winter events planned at NWFA Gallery in Cook

COOK — There are several winter events planned at the Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) Gallery, located at 210 S. River Cook. The Writers Group: This group meets on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the NWFA Gallery from 1 – 3 p.m. All ages of people who like to write are welcome. The facilitator of the group is Dr. […]

USDA children’s food program at Iron Range Tykes Learning Center

MT. IRON – Iron Range Tykes Learning Center in Mt. Iron announced this week its participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled children at the following site: Iron Range Tykes Learning Center, 8520 Park Ridge Dr. in Mt. Iron. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. […]

Chili feed set for Jan. 19 is Backus fundraiser event

INTERNATIONAL FALLS — Backus Community Center will again offer a hot chili meal, as part of Icebox Days, on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 2 – 4 p.m. on the center’s stage. Cost is $8 per person for a large bowl of chili and $5 per person for a smaller bowl. All meals include cornbread, condiments, beverages and a cookie. This […]

MLK Day march and rally planned in Virginia Jan. 21

VIRGINIA — The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee of Mesabi Range College and the Virginia Human Rights Commission are hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and rally on Monday, Jan. 21, from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in Virginia. Participants are asked to gather at the Virginia City Hall west entrance at 12 p.m. From there, they will march […]

Going to Pieces Quilters to meet Jan. 15 in Virginia

VIRGINIA — Going to Pieces Quilters will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. at the First Covenant Church, located at 232 Fifth Street South in Virginia. The meeting will include a vintage tea with crumpets to coincide with a vintage theme. Hostesses for the meeting are Kim Johnson, Cindy Lind, Claire Kippola, Darcy Norha and Melissa Gulan. Members […]

Copper-nickel mining is topic at Jan. 13 service

VIRGINIA — Timberjay Publisher and Managing Editor Marshall Helmberger will be the featured speaker on Sunday, Jan. 13, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 230 7th St. S. in Virginia. Helmberger will discuss how the potential for potentially risky copper-nickel development could impact the natural amenity-based economy that has become established in the Ely […]

Benefit dance for Lori Sundbom set to help cover medical expenses

MT. IRON — A benefit dance for Lori Sundbom will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Mt. Iron Community Center on Hwy. 169 in Mt Iron. The benefit, to help cover Sundbom’s medical expenses for treatment of stage 4 breast cancer, is hosted by her family and the Road Runners’ coaches. Participants will […]

St. Basil’s will celebrate Christmas Eve on Jan. 6

CHISHOLM — St. Basil’s Orthodox Church in Chisholm will celebrate Christmas Eve for the second time on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 5 p.m. at the church. Father Paul Hodge of the Antiochian Orthodox Diocese of Minneapolis will be a special guest at the service… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Pike Sandy Women’s Club scheduled to meet Jan. 8

EMBARRASS —The Pike Sandy Women’s Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Pike Town Hall in Embarrass. The hostesses will be Sue Rikala and Lynne Stuckey. New members are welcome. For more information, call Sandy Gorrill at 218-749-2408. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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