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  1. NHL changes good for fans

    Hockey purists might not be thrilled with the changes the NHL has made this season, but for the rest of us it’s good to see the league shake things up to create more excitement.
  2. Effective town hunts

    TOWER — It has been hit or miss in many deer camps this firearms season, which concluded across the region last Sunday.
  3. Virginia approves $236,430 to SEH for Highway 53 work

    VIRGINIA — The City Council has authorized public safety purchases, road work payments and the hiring of two new police officers.
  4. $100,000 damage to R Bar in blaze

    BIWABIK — An early morning fire at the R Bar Thursday caused about $100,000 in damages, according to a Gilbert Police Department official.
  5. Steelworker feeling disconcerted

    KEEWATIN — Glen Milani is feeling like a pawn these days.
  6. Santa will again visit Mesabi Daily News

    VIRGINIA — The Jolly Old Elf last year so much enjoyed his time at the Mesabi Daily News visiting with tykes and hearing their Christmas wishes that he’s planning a return trip this holiday season.

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Martha Tifft proudly displays a few of the hundreds of fresh-baked cookies that she and a group of volunteers made at the Biwabik Covenant Church Saturday.


BIWABIK — Martha Tifft thought it would be fun to gather up “gal pals” and have a “gals’” weekend to laugh, relax, eat pizza, watch movies — and bake Christmas cookies.

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Survival Kit

In preparation for the 2015 Minnesota deer season, Mesabi Daily News outdoors writer Greg Schulzetenberg talks about safety and gives a top 10 list for emergency survival kits.

Shirley M. Torma

Shirley M. Torma, 80, of Biwabik, formerly of McKinley Park, Soudan, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. Comments (0)

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