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Virginia Public Library to host fall book, bake sale

VIRGINIA – The Friends of the Virginia Public Library will be holding their annual fall book sale from Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. through Friday, Sept. 29, at 4 p.m. More...

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Housing summit to be held in Hibbing Sept. 29

HIBBING – The Northern St. Louis County Housing Summit will be hosted by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church at 501 E. 23rd St. in Hibbing on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Free lunch will be provided. More...

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National instrument of Finland featured in show

HIBBING – Finnish American and Friends will feature a program on the national instrument of Finland, the kantele, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. at the Crown Ballroom in Hibbing (located at Howard Street and 3rd Avenue East).  More...

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Music from the ‘50s at Cook Muni Bar Sept. 29

COOK – Dance to music of the ‘50s performed by The Four Blue Teardrops at the Old Muni Bar and Lounge in Cook on Friday, Sept. More...

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Ladies of Kaleva notice of upcoming meeting dates

VIRGINIA – The Soinnuttaran #32 Ladies of Kaleva will meet at Kaleva Hall in Virginia on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m.  Future meeting dates are Thursday, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and Nov. 21, all at 6 p.m.   More...

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Program evaluation finds efficiencies for walleye stocking

A new review has found that greater efficiencies can be realized in a walleye stocking program that doubled the amount of young walleye called fingerlings released into Minnesota lakes starting in the late 1990s.  More...

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Teach a kid to hunt: Take a Kid Hunting Weekend

Frozen mid-step in the woods, trying to remain undetected in pursuit of squirrels or rabbits—while the pose may seem like yoga, it’s often part of hunting small game.  More...

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Shakopee artist wins 2018 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest

A painting of a whitewinged scoter by Shakopee artist Mark Thone will be featured on the 2018 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp, after he won the annual stamp contest sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources.  This was Thone’s fi More...

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Naturalist presentation slated at Eveleth library

EVELETH – Northwoods Nature Phenology is in its fourth year putting on presentations at the Eveleth Public Library. Join other outdoor enthusiasts on the third Tuesday of each month for a naturalist presentation. More...

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CN railroad work requires Hwy. 1 detour in Angora

ANGORA – Motorists traveling on Highway 1 in Angora will be detoured Monday, Sept. 18, through Tuesday evening, Sept. More...

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Quilters to hold monthly meeting / potluck dinner

VIRGINIA – The monthly meeting of Going to Pieces Quilters will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. at First Covenant Church in Virginia. More...

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VFW Post 1113 dinner scheduled for Sept. 25

VIRGINIA – Virginia’s VFW Post 1113 will host a dinner and meeting at the Servicemen’s Club on Monday, Sept. 25. More...

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St. Louis County Historical Society offers free antique appraisal Sept. 20

DULUTH – Bring your antique/collectible item to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center for a free appraisal on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The St. More...

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Presentation Sept. 23 by wild mushroom forager

MT. IRON – Mike Kempenich, a certified wild mushroom identification forager, will present a program on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 12:30 p.m. at the Mt. More...

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4-hour refresher driving course offered in Gilbert

GILBERT – For drivers age 55 and older that have already had the beginner’s course and want to continue receiving the discount on their insurance, a refresher driving course will be held Monday, Sept. 25, from 5 – 9 p.m. More...

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Gilbert church to host drug awareness program

GILBERT – The Gilbert Community Church- United Methodist is hosting a drug awareness program, presented by the Gilbert Police Department, on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.  The program is informative and raises awareness in the community. More...

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Plant sale to benefit the Bess Metsa Garden

VIRGINIA – Virginia’s historic Olcott Park Botanical Greenhouse will host the Metsa Garden Perennial Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Proceeds go for operation of Bess Metsa Garden.   More...

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Top areas around Ely to visit for scenic autumn colors

ELY – Every autumn, nature plays a symphony in northeast Minnesota. When Ely nights turn cool in September, the landscape tunes up like a musical encore at the end of a richly satisfying concert. More...

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Mineral leases approved for four companies

On Tuesday , the Minnesota State Executive Council approved issuance of 284 leases to four companies that submitted bids at the state’s June 9, 2017 nonferrous metallic minerals lease sale. The executive council approved issuance of:   More...

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DNR seeks public comments on fish regulations on Pelican Lake

ORR – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be hosting open houses this fall to gather input on the future of northern pike and bass (smallmouth and largemouth) regulations on Pelican Lake near Orr, Minnesota.  The first More...

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10th annual Team Penning event held at the Embarrass Fair

EMBARRASS – A total of 53 teams participated in the Embarrass Region Fair’s 10th annual Team Penning event on Friday, Aug. 25.  More...

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Less than two weeks left to join Crew 52 before applications close Super Bowl Host Committee unveils exclusive Love Your Melon beanie

MINNEAPOLIS – When Crew 52’s 10,000 volunteers hit the streets to welcome the world to the Bold North, they’ll be wearing a Minnesota-made custom Love Your Melon beanie. More...

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DNR is seeking citizens to serve on spending oversight committees

Minnesotans who would like to serve on committees that review how the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spends game and fish fund dollars are welcome to submit an application by Monday, Sept. 25.   More...

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Borealis Art Guild to hold artist’s reception Sept. 14

HIBBING – The Borealis Art Guild is hosting an artist’s reception on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5 – 7 p.m. to feature the September Artist of the Month, Hibbing resident and acrylic artist Lori Harter. More...

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Emmanuel Baptist Church starts children’s ministry

VIRGINIA – The Emmanuel Baptist Church in Virginia will start Awana Children’s Ministry on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Awana is a Bible-based program for age four through grade six. It will meet every Wednesday from 6:30 – 8 p.m.  More...

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The Salvation Army seeks rummage sale donations

VIRGINIA – The Salvation Army in Virginia is accepting donations of clean clothes and small household appliances for an upcoming rummage sale. Donations will be accepted on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, and on Friday and Saturday, Oct. More...

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Road Runners team is holding annual pasty sale

EVELETH – The Road Runners Special Olympic team is holding their annual pasty sale. Call Jeff at 218-750-7938 or Roxy at 218-780-0196 to pre-order. Cost is $5 each.  Pickup is Sept. More...

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Gilbert VFW Auxiliary salad luncheon Sept. 26

GILBERT – A salad luncheon will be served on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Gilbert VFW. More...

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Slovenian Union Branch No. 35 meeting on Oct. 1

AURORA – The Slovenian Union of America Branch No. 35 will meet on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Aurora Community Center. Coffee ‘n will be served. New members are welcome.   More...

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Deer Notes: Progress continues on state management plan; info on CWD

It has been a little while since the last Deer Notes but that certainly doesn’t mean a lot of good things haven’t been occurring in the world of deer!  More...

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Rebates help make organic certification affordable

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the Minnesota Organic Cost Share Program through Oct. 31, 2017. More...

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Good duck hunting for waterfowl opener is expected this weekend

Duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 23.  More...

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Mt. Iron meeting notice

MT. IRON – The Mountain Iron Utility Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Mountain Iron Room at the Mountain Iron Community Center.   More...

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Weaving exhibit from Finland comes to Duluth

DULUTH – The weavings of Dora Jung, Finnish designer (1906 – 1980), will be on display at the On The Rocks Art Studio & Gallery in Duluth on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 1 – 3 p.m. More...

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Soup luncheon, bake sale set at Chisholm Methodist

CHISHOLM – The Chisholm United Methodist Church is hosting a soup luncheon/ supper, bake sale and treasures including a variety of books and crafts on Friday, Sept. 29, between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  More...

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Pre-order pasties for October sale in Gilbert

GILBERT – The Gilbert Community Church-United Methodist will be having a pasty sale on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 – 20, at the Gilbert Community Center (library). Each pasty costs $6.50. More...

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Blood drive scheduled in Aurora on Sept. 29

AURORA – The White Community Hospital Foundation, in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers, will be holding a blood drive on Friday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. More...

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IRRR DIG Program now accepting applications

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation’s Drilling Incentive Grant (DIG) Program is accepting applications through Friday, Sept. More...

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Biwabik 4th of July rummage, bake sale set

BIWABIK – The Biwabik 4th of July rummage, bake and sloppy joe sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Biwabik Park Pavilion.  More...

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Tina Rasmussen cancer benefit is at Gilbert VFW

GILBERT – A spaghetti feed/bake sale/ silent auction benefit for Tina Rasmussen will be held at the Gilbert VFW on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1 – 6 p.m.  More...

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Essentia Health Volunteer Organization to host sale

VIRGINIA – The Essentia Health Volunteer Organization will host a $6 jewelry sale on the main level Essentia Health-Virginia from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, and from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. More...

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Holy Spirit Church pasty sale starts end of month

VIRGINIA – The Holy Spirit Church pasty sale season will start at the end of Sept ember. Orders can be placed by calling 218-749- 5555 starting on Friday, Sept. 15, after 8 a.m. More...

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Ely welcomes runners and spectators to 3rd annual marathon

ELY – The 3rd Annual Ely Marathon event will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23. The race is a run along the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  More...

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Smartphones provide many great tools to start hunting

The first step is the hardest.  That exercise adage often applies to hunting, too.  Yet, not the case, if hunters have a smartphone. For if they do, they can simply flick their fingers to mndnr. gov and do the following:  More...

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Motorists and farm equipment operators are urged to safely share the road

STATEWIDE – Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  More...

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Now that’s one giant mushroom!

This giant mushroom is growing in Mike Kalibabky’s yard in Chisholm. Submitted photo. More...

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New tool helps farmers choose alternative practices to buffers

STATEWIDE – To help farmers find the best strategy to comply with the Minnesota Buffer Law, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) has implemented a tool that will provide farmers with alternative practices specific to their lan More...

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Range Regional Airport receives $3.5 million FAA infrastructure grant

HIBBING – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. More...

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Virginia to place time capsule in bridge plaza

VIRGINIA – The City of Virginia will be placing a time capsule in the pedestrian plaza of the Highway 53 Bridge on Friday, Sept. 29, and the city invites you to participate. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 11:55 PM

Sept. 14 Ruby’s Pantry food distribution in Cook

COOK – The next food distribution for Ruby’s Pantry in Cook will take place on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the old Cook School. Anyone may participate and receive an abundance of grocery items. More...

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