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Hibbing Police call woman's death suspicious, boyfriend in custody

Hibbing Police say a 43-year-old woman's death early Tuesday morning is suspicious, and her boyfriend is in custody. Police say they responded to the 3500 block of 9th Ave. W at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday. They found the woman unresponsive and not breathing. Officers and medics on the scene declared her...
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Arrest Made In Suspicious Hibbing Death

HIBBING, MN (KDAL) – Just before 1 a-m on Tuesday, Hibbing Police were called to the 3500 block of 9th Avenue West on reports of a non-responsive woman. They arrived to find a 43 year old woman dead and determined that the death was suspicious. The woman’s 46 year...
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Virginia’s Mesabi Family YMCA closing next month

MESABI, MN-- The newly renovated Mesabi YMCA is shutting down. The Board of Directors made the announcement Wednesday, stating they had struggled financially for several years. They said there has been a drop in memberships and COVID struggles. The facility will officially close at the end of July, just months...

City by City: Hibbing, Iron Range, Ely

Hibbing, MN- The City of Hibbing received a grant to clean and repurpose a contaminated site. Nearly $250,000 will get allocated from the Department of Employment and Economic Development. The money will clean and redevelop the site into a proposed new eye clinic. The project is anticipated to create four jobs and retain eight jobs. Other funds for the project will come from a developer and the IRRRB.

Man falls asleep en route to work, crashes into restaurant

(FOX 9) - No one was seriously injured after a man fell asleep behind the wheel of his car, then crashed into a restaurant on his way to work Wednesday morning. At about 6:49 a.m., the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and other agencies responded to a report of a vehicle crash at the Island Lake Inn after it was reported that a vehicle had left the roadway and went through the building.

Roe v. Wade protest in Chisholm

A crowd of over 200 gathered in front of the Iron Man Statue in Chisholm Monday evening to protest the overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the Supreme Court on Friday. The protesters were registering people to vote and demanding political change.
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Woman Found Dead In Hibbing, Boyfriend Booked On Domestic Charges

HIBBING, Minn. — A woman in Hibbing was found dead by first responders on Tuesday, and police say her death is suspicious. Just before 1 a.m., police and fire/EMS were called out to the 3500-block of 9th Avenue West for an unresponsive 43-year-old woman who wasn’t breathing. Her...
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US Steel to make $150M investment in Iron Range operations

U.S. Steel plans to invest $150 million in a new Iron Range facility that would make taconite pellets tailored for electric arc steel mills. The Pittsburgh-based company said Tuesday it plans to break ground this fall on the facility, which will be located at one of its two taconite plants, either Minntac in Mountain Iron or Keetac in Keewatin.

Arrest made after Hibbing woman found dead

DULUTH, MN. (KBJR) - Hibbing police are investigating what they call a woman’s “suspicious” death. According to police, officers were called to the 3500 Block of 9th Avenue West around 1 a.m. Tuesday on reports of a woman unresponsive and not breathing. They arrived to find a...

US Steel Reveals Plans For $150M Investment In Iron Range

(Mountain Iron, MN) -- U-S Steel is revealing plans for a 150-million-dollar investment in the Iron Range. The company says it will make D-R grade pellets at one of its plants in Mountain Iron, Minntac or Keetac. The pellets are used in Direct Reduced Iron processing. U-S Steel says this is the company’s biggest announcement in four decades. It is also working with SunCoke Energy to repurpose two blast furnaces at Granite City – making way for the construction of a pig iron facility there.

Hibbing Police Department investigates death

HIBBING – The Hibbing Police Department is investigating the death of a 43-year old woman in Hibbing. At just before 1 a.m. on Tuesday the Hibbing Police Department and Hibbing Fire and Emergency Services were dispatched to a report of a female unresponsive and not breathing at 3505 West Ninth Ave., according to a press release from the HPD. “Upon arrival on scene officers and medics determined the 43-year-old female...

Tower man falls asleep at the wheel, crashes into Island Lake Inn

GNESEN TOWNSHIP — A 36-year-old Tower man suffered minor injuries early Wednesday after he reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and drove into the Island Lake Inn on Rice Lake Road in Gnesen Township, a St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office news release states. The crash was reported just after 6:45 a.m. and it was reported that the man’s vehicle left the roadway and went through the building. Upon arrival, first responders located a vehicle inside the Island Lake Inn. ...

Vehicle Crashes Into Island Lake Inn

DULUTH, MN (KDAL) – The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department and other first responders were called to the Island Lake Inn on the Rice Lake Road for reports that a vehicle had crashed into the building. The vehicle, driven by a 36 year old man from Tower, broke...

Terrie Lynn Villebrun

May 31, 1970 - June 27, 2022. Terrie L. Villebrun, 52, of Hibbing passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022. A Wake will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 starting at 7:00PM at the Bois Forte Government and Services Center. The Traditional Service will be held the next day on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 10:00am, also at the Center.

Graduates with honors

Ryan James Vlaisavljevich, grandson of Lala and Gerry Vlaisavljevich, of Eveleth, and son of Dan and Molly Vlaisavljevich, has graduated with honors from Milwaukee School of Engineering with a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering. Ryan was a 4-year letter winner in NCAA ice hockey. Ryan will begin his career with J&J in the Medical Device Industry based in the Twin Cities.

Grand marshals Salsman, Stanaway ‘love Biwabik’

BIWABIK — Sharon Salsman and Ron Stanaway say they are “proud and humble to be chosen as this year’s grand marshals. We don't volunteer to be recognized but to assist in making Biwabik a greater town for people to live in and visit.” They will ride in the Callithumpian parade at 6 p.m. July 4. Salsman and Stanaway have owned and operated the Biwabik Pub for 10 years. Salsman, daughter...

Former TV anchor Kristen Vake to lead Iron Mining Association

The Iron Mining Association is thrilled to announce Kristen Vake as the organization’s new executive director. She will be replacing former IMA President Kelsey Johnson. “The IMA Board is excited to have Kristen Vake leading the organization,” said Chrissy Bartovich of U.S. Steel and chair of the IMA Board. “Kristen’s deep roots in the mining industry combined with her passion for the Iron Range make her uniquely positioned to lead the IMA. We look forward to Kristen building relationships and continuing to tell the story of the importance of Minnesota’s iron mining industry.”