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Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival committee annual donations
Wynkoop honored with "Mr. Guitar" plaque
Leach Bros win annual Harvest Festival and Regional Master Chef Challenge
Lions donate to Headwaters School of Music
Oak Hills Christian College students receive scholarships from local businesses
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
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
October 17, 2013
Operations resuming at Minntac following accident
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. (AP) — Operations are resuming at the Iron Range's largest iron ore operation following an electrical accident. A Minntac worker suffered serious injuries in a small explosion at the taconite plant in Mountain Iron Wednesday. Family members say 52-year-old...
October 17, 2013 - 11:12am
August 23, 2013
PolyMet environmental review to be made public in November
Forum News Service The long-awaited revised environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mining project will be made public Nov. 24, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The 1,800-page Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement, a detailed...
August 23, 2013 - 3:24pm
June 10, 2013
Remains found in old Iron Range mine identified
McKINLEY, Minn. -- The skeletal remains found May 11 in an old iron ore mine dump near McKinley have been officially identified as a former New York man. The St. Louis County Medical Examiner used dental records to identify 56-year-old Barnabas R. Kalina Jr. The St. Louis County...
June 10, 2013 - 9:27am
November 21, 2012
Rukavina roasted, regaled at event honoring retiring state lawmaker
By John Myers. Forum Communications MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. — More than 400 people crammed into the Community Center here Monday night to munch on brats and Polish sausage, sip beer and tell stories about retiring state Rep. Tom Rukavina, most of which were probably true. “My mother...
November 21, 2012 - 12:12am
November 15, 2012
Canada-U.S. group sets meeting on mining
VIRGINIA, Minn. — The Lake Superior Binational Forum will hold its third and final public meeting on mining in the region on March 15 in Virginia. The event, called “The Impacts of Nonferrous Mining in the Lake Superior Basin,” is open to the public and free. It will be held...
November 15, 2012 - 10:42pm