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21-year-old woman struck by lightning in south Moorhead
Duluth man accused of passing fake $20 at kid's Kool-Aid stand appears in court
Former Woodbury firefighter sued to stop him from identifying himself as Woodbury firefighter/EMT
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Man hits Minnesota as he looks to pull his home on wheels from Washington State to D.C.
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Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
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Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
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Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
June 29, 2016
Hibbing medical marijuana center opens Friday
HIBBING, Minn. — Right at the state-mandated deadline, medical marijuana will come to Hibbing. LeafLine Labs, one of Minnesota’s two legal growers and distributors of medical cannabis, will open its third and fourth dispensaries — in Hibbing and St. Paul — on Friday, the company...
June 29, 2016 - 6:56pm
April 28, 2016
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board change advances in House
ST. PAUL -- Replacing the Iron Range's long time economic development board with a panel wielding less power on Thursday passed its first Minnesota House test. But opposition arose on issues including whether information the new board creates would be public and if there really is...
April 28, 2016 - 8:35pm
April 22, 2016
Third defendant sentenced in 2014 Virginia murder case
An Iron Range man was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for his role in the April 2014 killing of Harley Jacka. John Edward Isham, 39, pleaded guilty last month to a charge of aiding an offender and obstructing an investigation in connection with the Virginia stabbing...
April 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
March 8, 2016
House fails to pass Range unemployment bill on opening day
ST. PAUL -- Nearly all Minnesota lawmakers say the state should extend unemployment benefits to laid-off Iron Range workers, but the state House...
March 8, 2016 - 8:10pm
December 29, 2015
Laid off United Taconite worker headed to D.C.: Steelworker Dan Hill will attend Obama State of Union speech
HIBBING, Minn. -- Steelworker Dan Hill gave an emotional speech on the Iron Range last week when White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was...
December 29, 2015 - 7:20pm
September 9, 2015
Eveleth woman confesses to hiring a hitman to kill her boyrfriend
An Iron Range woman has admitted that she asked a hitman to kill her boyfriend in 2014 and said she’s coming forward now because she can’t...
September 9, 2015 - 4:50pm
June 4, 2015
Judge rules in favor of Iron Range man who sawed neighbor's garage in half
An Iron Range man won't have to pay for the damage he caused when he sawed a neighbor's garage in half in April 2013 because half of the garage...
June 4, 2015 - 10:38am
June 1, 2015
Hardship hits the Iron Range
VIRGINIA — On color-coded spreadsheets that displayed the names of about 350 laid-off Minntac workers Friday, the ones marked in orange were...
June 1, 2015 - 2:25pm
May 11, 2015
Man charged in beating death on Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- An Iron Range man was charged Monday with a brutal beating that left a man described as his "best friend" dead at a residence here last week. Michael Henry Richard Daufelt, 39, was charged in State District Court with second-degree murder. Authorities said...
May 11, 2015 - 5:45pm
April 24, 2015
Chisholm man pleads guilty to stabbing dog
A Chisholm man admitted Thursday to stabbing his ex-girlfriend's dog to death. Sethe Henry Joseph Morey, 31, pleaded guilty in State District Court in Hibbing to a charge of torture or cruelty to a pet or companion animal. Judge David Ackerson ordered an investigation...
April 24, 2015 - 11:24am
March 31, 2015
Minntac to slow production, 700 layoffs expected: Rapid downfall of domestic steel, iron ore industries hits Iron Range hard.
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. -- The string of bad economic news on the Iron Range compounded Tuesday when U.S. Steel announced that it will dramatically...
March 31, 2015 - 6:45pm
March 23, 2015
One hurt in Iron Range police chase
A 25-year-old driver was seriously injured after fleeing police in a chase that reached 122 mph Saturday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Grace C. Robia of Pinewood, Minn., was airlifted to St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth after Robia fled troopers attempting...
March 23, 2015 - 9:21am
December 30, 2013
MSU Mankato to offer nursing program on Range
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State University, Mankato, will start offering online courses this spring to help nursing students on the Iron Range complete their four-year registered nurse degrees at home. Hibbing Community College offers a two-year nursing program, but the...
December 30, 2013 - 11:52am
December 17, 2013
Taconite future looking bright in 2014, 2015
Minnesota’s taconite iron ore producers will make less product in 2013 than they did in 2012, but the downturn looks to be brief. It appears 2013 will end up with about 38.9 million tons produced and shipped from the Iron Range, according to state estimates. That’s down about...
December 17, 2013 - 9:17am
November 25, 2013
Minn. Vikings stadium developers detail steel buy
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota stadium developers are providing a fuller accounting of their upcoming steel purchase after word of foreign imports caused concern on the state's Iron Range. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said Monday that only a fifth of the 18,000...
November 25, 2013 - 2:17pm