Floodwood fire Saturday night destroys barn, kills several chickens
FLOODWOOD TOWNSHIP, MN. (Northern News Now) - A fire in Floodwood Township Saturday evening destroyed a barn and killed several chickens. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, around 6:15 p.m. authorities were dispatched to a barn fire in Floodwood Township. The cause of the fire is unknown...
Iron Rangers honor 30th anniversary of deadly plane crash
HIBBING, MN. (Northern News Now) - On December 1st, 1993, Northwest Airlink Flight 5719 crashed during its final approach to the Chisholm-Hibbing Airport. All of the plane’s 18 occupants died that night. Many Iron Rangers remember the moment they heard about Flight 5719. “Ten after ten that evening I...
Cabin and Sauna destroyed in fire near Cook
COOK, MN. (Northern News Now) - An early morning fire in Cook Minn. destroyed a cabin and sauna. According to Friends of the Northland FireWire, the fire was reported just after 3 a.m. on Saturday. It happened on the 9000 block of Airport Road North. Bearville and the Town of...
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest, Fires, Scam, and Theft Impact Saint Louis County, Minnesota
This week in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, several incidents occurred, including the arrest of a wanted suspect on multiple warrants, a fire damaging a home's attic, a warning about a Facebook event scam, a fire damaging a garage, a fire destroying an apartment complex, and a theft in the Duluth area.
Hibbing/Chisholm Bluejackets win on the road against Mankato East/Loyola Cougars
The Hibbing/Chisholm Bluejackets won when they visited the Mankato East/Loyola Cougars on Saturday. The Cougars host the Faribault Falcons on Thursday at 7:15 p.m. CST at All Seasons Arena. The Bluejackets will face Duluth Denfeld at home on Tuesday at 7 p.m. CST at Hibbing Memorial Arena.
Cats in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in hibbing, MN?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around hibbing..
Hali Savela Elevating Mountain Iron-Buhl Through Versatility, Work Ethic
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn.- The Mountain Iron-Buhl girls basketball team is right on track in their bid for a second-straight state championship. That’s likely due to the Rangers’ terrific twosome: Jordan Zubich and Hali Savela. Zubich has long been the face of Mountain Iron-Buhl girls’ basketball, but she admits...
Lengthy discussion ensues at working session pertaining to Chisholm HRA
CHISHOLM—After a lengthy working session on Wednesday, the Chisholm City Council appeared to be no closer to reaching a consensus on claims of misfeasance against individual members of the Chisholm Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA). The HRA is a public housing authority in the City of Chisholm, and it is a separate entity from the city. A public hearing was held in October at which time the council heard concerns...
Bluestreaks won't be afraid to shoot threes
CHISHOLM—Last year, the Chisholm High School boys basketball team put up 495 3-pointers. In comparison, Deer River shot 734 of them. As the 2023-24 season unfolds, Bluestreaks coach Nick Milani wants to see more treys. That will be a point of emphasis for the 2023-24 edition of Chisholm. ...
'Forever Our Snow Angels'
VIRGINIA—A tile on the “Wall of Love” honors three lives lost together on one tragic day. “Forever Our Snow Angels,” it reads. Joni Williams was 37. Steph Williams, 15. Annie Finnegan, 14. A mom, her daughter, and her niece. ...
'In a way, he is still helping people'
HIBBING—Tony Trujillo was only 11 years old. Even at that tender age, he’d already set a trajectory for his life. “Hockey was his dream,” said his mom, Cindy Trujillo, of Palmdale, California. “He almost made it.” Tony almost made it to Hibbing to live out a week of fulfilling a bit of his dream. He was to play hockey in northeastern Minnesota, where his great-aunt and great-uncle, Eleanor and Jerry...
Bluejackets are a year older, stronger
HIBBING—Last season, with a young and inexperienced team, the Hibbing High School boys basketball team took their lumps. Now that the Bluejackets are a year older and stronger, they’re hoping to dish out some pain. Hibbing coach Tom Aune has seven seniors on this team, including Drew Forer, Finley Cary, Nathan Gustafson, Ethan Aune, Ethan Eskeli, Justin Walker and Noah Schacht, which should go along way in the leadership department. ...
United effort supports new local childcare facilities
Access to childcare in Chisholm and Ely is soon increasing, thanks to a united effort on the federal, state, county, and local level. $1.7 million of $2.2. million has been secured to support Little Miners Learning Center in Chisholm and Happy Days Learning Center (formerly Happy Days Preschool) in Ely as the result of requests United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) submitted to Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar in 2022, coupled with matching state funds from the department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation...
Chisholm School Board updates policies, fills positions
CHISHOLM—The Chisholm School Board continues to update the district’s policies, following templates provided by the Minnesota School Board Association. At its regular meeting on Monday, the board heard the first reading of the following: Policy 501, Weapons; Policy 502, Search of Student Lockers, Desks, Personal Possessions, and Student’s Person; Policy 504, Student Dress and Appearance; Policy 505, distribution of non-sponsored materials on school premises by students and employees, Policy 505, Extended School Year for Certain Students with Individualized Education Programs; and Policy 510 School Activities. ...
Accident injures Gilbert man
GILBERT—A 69-year-old Gilbert man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 135 and Indiana Avenue in Gilbert. William Loren Hoffman’s vehicle was westbound on Highway 135 when it hit a patch of black ice, lost control, rolled and struck a sign, a Minnesota State Patrol report states. The accident was reported at 8:41 a.m. Hoffman, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to the Essentia-Virginia Hospital. Virginia Ambulance, Virginia Fire and Gilbert Police responded to the scene.
Local Spartans Triumph Over Minnesota North-Hibbing with 28 Assists in Basketball Victory
Minnesota State Community and Technical College's Spartans won 95-76 against Minnesota North-Hibbing in a basketball game in Fergus Falls. The Spartans shot 54.4% from the field and made 45.8% of their 3-point attempts. They also made 28 assists, led by Javin Tindal with 7.
Firefighters Channel Their Inner Curler & Push Stranded Deer To Safety On Frozen Minnesota Lake
Now this is supporting your local community if I’ve ever seen it. As the winter weather really starts to set in across the country, ice fishers are gearing up to try and pull some fish out from under the surface, but while the biggest concern may be breaking through thin ice, there’s another concern that’s less thought of, but every bit as present. Getting stuck on slick ice. Fortunately us humans can throw on some gear to prevent this but […] The post Firefighters Channel Their Inner Curler & Push Stranded Deer To Safety On Frozen Minnesota Lake first appeared on Whiskey Riff.
Hibbing High School First Quarter Honor Roll
Exemplary Honor Roll Grade 12 Brielle Merrie Babich, Livia Grace Cicchi, Ana Darsania, Lara Inez Dwyer, Corbin Alan Giroux, Tamera Rae Gosser, Sophia Louise Halter, Kristina Carrie Halvorson, Dylan Michael Horvath, Lillian Ruth Hughes, Audrey Ann Johnson, Rachael Rebecca Johnson, Ella Katelyn Kalisch, Cristian Joseph Karakash, Hilda Elaine Knuckey, Jenaiya Elizabeth Maydan, Apple Renee McNiff,...
Holly Jolly Holiday
The Chisholm Kiwanis Club is preparing for its Holly Jolly Holiday celebration taking place on Dec. 7, at the Vaughan-Steffensrud Elementary School. Santa Claus is scheduled to attend.
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Celebrate Global Fat Bike Day with the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association on Saturday, December 2.