Hibbing, MN

UPDATE: Hibbing police locate missing girl

2:10 P.M. UPDATE: Hibbing police say they have found the missing 8-year-old girl. According to a post on their Facebook page, it appears she was found safe. No word what led to her going missing or if she was in immediate danger. This is a developing story. Check back for...
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Festival of Skalds set for Angora

ANGORA — There will be archery and ax throwing, a Viking warrior, Turkish dance from the Ottoman Empire, Medieval games, lots of tasty morsels, handcrafted wares, and a chance to learn about dragon hunting. And, of course, real-life skalds will be there, too. After all, this is the Festival of Skalds. This year’s festival —...
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Witnesses begin taking stand in Iron Range cold case murder trial

Three decades after a Chisholm woman’s death, her case is finally getting its day in court as witnesses began taking the stand Monday. Both the prosecution and defense delivered their opening statements in Michael Carbo Jr.’s murder trial. The now 54-year-old is charged with both first and second...

Angel Fund names first Executive Director

HIBBING — Angel Fund is excited to announce that Kelly Grinsteinner has been hired as its first executive director. She is a founding board member, Board Past President and, most recently, was the board’s inaugural Emeritus. She assumed the executive director duties on May 30. “I am humbled by the board’s trust in my skills, knowledge and experience,” said Grinsteinner. “My drive and passion to fulfill Angel Fund’s mission has grown stronger with each year, each event and each ‘thank you’ from the cancer patients...

Midway fire totals vehicle, damages home

VIRGINIA — Virginia, Eveleth, Mountain Iron, and Hibbing firefighters were dispatched early Monday afternoon to a vehicle fire in the Midway area of Virginia, according to the Friends of the Northland FireWire Facebook page. The fire was reported around 1 p.m. on Merritt Drive and the vehicle was engulfed in flames when crews arrived with the blaze spreading to a nearby garage. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire. The vehicle was a total loss while the garage and house had exterior damage. No injuries were reported.

DeNucci secures narrow victory in Senate District 7, set to take on Farnsworth

For the moment the race to represent the DFL in the State Senate District 7 in November was decided by just 41 votes. When the final tally from Tuesday’s primary was posted early Wednesday morning, Itasca County Commissioner and former Nashwauk Mayor Ben DeNucci had narrowly defeated Hibbing’s Kim (Kotonias) McLaughlin, 4,003 to 3,962. According to results posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State (SOS) website, DeNucci secured 50.26% of...

GMN Birthdays: 8/10/22

The GMN Birthday Club is a great way to wish a Happy Birthday to a family member or friend! Each morning, Monday through Friday, The Good Morning Northland team will give a very special birthday greeting at roughly 6:25 a.m. Wish someone you care about a Happy Birthday, LIVE during...

Day two of Carbo Jr. trial features testimony from former Chisholm Police Chief Silvestri

HIBBING — Several pieces of evidence were entered by the prosecution during the second day of the trial of Michael Allan Carbo Jr., the man being accused of murdering Nancy Daugherty in 1986. Carbo Jr., 54, faces two counts of first-degree murder for allegedly killing the 38-year old mother of two in her Chisholm home on July 16, 1986. According to court records, when police found her she had been...

Pavement markings being refreshed at Hibbing roundabout on Aug. 11

DULUTH, Minn. – Motorists should expect delays of up to 15 minutes during the day on Thursday, Aug. 11, as MnDOT crews refresh pavement markings within the Hibbing roundabout at the intersection of Hwy 169 and Hwy 73. Motorists are asked to use extra caution when navigating the roundabout and be extra vigilant for workers and equipment. Pay attention to traffic control signs and watch for flaggers. For more information on projects in northeast Minnesota, follow us on Facebook at and Twitter at @mndotnortheast. For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit

‘Hockeyland’ coming to Midwest theaters this fall

DULUTH, MN – MARCUS DULUTH 11. FARGO, ND – FARGO (SEPT. 20) IOWA CITY, IA – FILMSCENE (SEPT. 23) Greenwich Entertainment, who acquired North American distributing rights to the feature, also shared plans to expand the film further across the United States and into Canada. Around The...

Van shortages, bus costs hit school districts

With a new school year on the horizon, Minnesota school districts are facing a bumpy ride. A shortage of new vans, shocking sticker prices for vans and school buses, and rising fuel costs, are putting a major dent in district transportation planning and budgets. “As far as the van shortage, I had seven on order and they canceled all but two,” Kay Cornelius, Independent School District No. 2142 St. Louis...