Hibbing native, comedian brings show to hometown
HIBBING—Rudy Pavich has entertained audiences across the country, and by popular demand is now preparing for a comedy show in his hometown of Hibbing. A Comedy Night featuring headliner John DeBoer and Pavich is set for 7 p.m. March 9, at Mike’s Pub in Hibbing. As of Wednesday morning there were less than 20 tickets remaining out of 100 for the evening show. Since then an early show has been added for 4 p.m. on March 9 with tickets available via cash at the door. ...
This Hibbing Tavern Doesn’t Have Time For Your Mediocre Chicken Wings
If you are a fan of chicken wings, maybe stay out of Palmers Tavern in Hibbing then. The owners posted about the quality of their chicken wings, and until they get some chicken worth cooking they won't be serving up any wings. The post to social media didn't pull any...
Up North: Funky winter weather brings season’s first outdoor baseball game to Iron Range
“It’s unbelievable. I’ve been doing this 55 years, and this has got to be a first,” said Babe Glumack, Hibbing College’s softball coach. “I can’t even remember early March or April going out. I think before this in my career, it was like April 4th or April 5th. So we’re six weeks off, way ahead of time.”
Hermantown Hawks boys hockey team advances to state tournament for fifth straight year
DULUTH, MN. (Northern News Now) -For the fifth straight season, and fourteenth time out of fifteen seasons, the Hermantown Hawks boys hockey team advances to the Minnesota state hockey tournament after defeating the Hibbing/Chisholm Bluejackets by a score of 4-0 Wednesday night. Hermantown got on the board in the first...
Blight remains an ongoing issue for local communities
CHISHOLM—Warmer weather is melting what little snow has fallen in our area, and is also revealing blight in some neighborhoods. Chisholm Police Chief Vern Manner said the Chisholm P.D. hires community service officers (CSOs), civilians who help enforce blight ordinances. The City of Buhl contracts with the Chisholm P.D. for law enforcement services, and ordinances in both cities are similar, according to Manner. ...
Friends and family of Kevin Johnson to host free will donation dinner
Friends and Family of Kevin Johnson are hosting a free will donation benefit dinner at Nashwauk Alliance Church Saturday March 9th from 11:00am-2:00pm. Kevin recently had triple by pass surgery, and the money raised will go toward loss of income and medical bills.
Iron Range veteran helping Warrior Brewery in their time of need
Warrior Brewing in the Craft District is struggling with finding a new owner or partner. However, an Iron Range veteran is helping Warrior Brewing in their time of need. Steve Biondich, the Iron Range veteran from Biwabik, is helping Warrior Brewing with online fundraising. He said his American Legion Post got involved with making a beer wants to help the veteran owned brewery.
March at the MAC
MacRostie Art Center (MAC) is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions, on view from March 1 until April 27. The Minnesota Gallery will host Feral Biome: Shadow Work, a mixed media exhibition by Amanda McElray Hunter. The Giinawind Gallery will host the students of ISD #318’s Anishinaabe Gikinoo’amaadiwin – Ojibwe Education program with an exhibition of art projects and cultural creations. The public is invited to attend the First Friday reception for these exhibitions on March 1 from 4 – 7 pm...
Giants ready for last hurrah at state meet
AURORA—With their small army of swimmers and divers, the Mesabi East Giants came away with a second place finish at last week’s Section 6A Championships in Hibbing. Now, with six of their athletes heading down to state in a total of seven events, every single Giant is within striking distance of scoring points with a few even ready to bring home some medals. Mesabi East head coach Terry Layman said...
City of Hibbing announces winners of Name a City Dumptruck contest
HIBBING—The final votes are in for the City of Hibbing’s inaugural Name a City Dump Truck Contest and the city’s two newest vehicles will be named Truck Norris and Forrest Dump,” the city announced in a news release on Monday. Truck Norris, nominated first by Kari Putikka of Hibbing, was the top vote-getter with 22 percent of the votes. Forrest Dump, nominated by Ryan Miller of Hibbing, came in second...
Speedway asked to make improvements to assist customers with disabilities
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (Northern News Now) - Speedway gas stations have agreed to make improvements after allegations were made that they didn’t properly accommodate customers with disabilities. The case was handled in Minnesota federal court after a customer filed a complaint. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Speedway the person...
DNR: Abolish Hill Annex Mine State Park to allow for iron ore mining
CALUMET — Hill Annex Mine State Park in Calumet isn’t like other state parks. There’s no camping, trails or chats around the campfire. The park’s origin is also unique. It was an active mine for over 60 years and one of the largest iron ore producers in the state. After mining ended in 1978, it was sold to the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board for $1. The IRRRB started the tour and museum aspects, and by 1991, Hill Annex Mine was a state park under the control of the Department of Natural Resources.
The Setlist: Where to hear live music Feb. 29-Mar. 2, 2024
This week we have a mix of local musicians and artists from further away who are touring through the area. Featured shows are in Park Rapids, Bigfork, Grand Rapids, Gilbert, and Aitkin. Starting things off this Thursday at 7 p.m. with a songwriter showcase at the Armory Arts & Events...
Hendrickson, Larrabee taking part in state meet
HIBBING—When the Minnesota State Class AA Individual Meet begins today at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, two Hibbing High School grapplers will be taking part in the festivities. Bluejacket senior Cooper Hendrickon and junior Ian Larrabee will be competing in the event at 172-pounds and 285-pounds, respectively. For Henndrickson, it’s a return trip to state after making it during his sophomore year, but missing out last year at...
Mountain Iron, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Nashwauk-Keewatin High School basketball team will have a game with Mountain Iron-Buhl High School on February 28, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
MN Adult & Teen Challenge at Nashwauk Alliance
Sunday, March 3. at 10 a.m. the MN Adult and Teen Challenge Choir will be sharing music and testimony during the morning service at Nashwauk Alliance Church. We would like to invite all who are interested in promoting recovery and restoring hope to those who are struggling with drug and alcohol addictions to join us. We encourage all of those who are working with addicts, suffering from addictions, and those who are on the journey to recovery to attend. A time of fellowship and potluck will follow the service. Nashwauk Alliance Church is located at 825 First Street, Nashwauk. Questions: Pastor John Weiher at 885-3334.
Cloquet Girls Basketball Handles Hibbing for Spot in 7AAA Semifinals
CLOQUET, Minn.- The Cloquet girls basketball team opened postseason play with a win on Wednesday, defeating Hibbing 58 to 20 in the 7AAA quarterfinals. The Lumberjacks will next host Grand Rapids in the semifinals on Saturday. Other 7AAA quarterfinal scores:. Duluth Denfeld 14, Rock Ridge 86 FINAL. Hermantown 44, North...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Grand Rapids
In this article, we're exploring three standout pizzerias in Grand Rapids. Have you had the chance to taste any of their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Thunderhawks will send six more wrestlers to state
Clayton Danielson, on his way to the state tournament.
Proposed ‘Prove It First’ legislation seeks to protect Boundary Waters by restricting copper mining
Mike Maleska, a lifelong Hibbing resident and an iron ore minor for 42 years, called mining the most polluting industry. During a public informational hearing on Thursday he asked lawmakers to act on a proposed copper mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and prevent pollution of the area’s waterways.