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House speaker visits Range

AURORA — DFL House Speaker Melissa Hortman made her first official visit to the Iron Range on Friday ahead of the funeral for former State … Read more

News

Lislegard responds to PolyMet comments

AURORA — Iron Range Rep. Dave Lislegard responded Friday to a fellow lawmaker’s comments regarding the integrity of the environmental revie… Read more

Rukavina laid to rest

VIRGINIA — Family, friends and politicians honored the late Tom Rukavina on Saturday with a fitting tribute mixed with humor, stories and t… Read more

Nolan: ‘He was one of a kind. He will be sorely missed’

VIRGINIA — State Sen. Dave Tomassoni stopped to greet people arriving at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on a 30-below zero Saturday. He was th… Read more

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Sports

Fat biking providing a different look for outdoor winters in Minnesota

A few weeks back we hit the snowmobile trails for a day in the backwoods. Read more

‘Package deal’ with Kubiak leaves some feeling uneasy

My “Spidey senses” are tingling a bit with this Gary Kubiak hire in Minnesota. Read more

Area boys’ swimmers take on combined True Team, IRC meet

GRAND RAPIDS — Saturday marked the combined Section 6A True Team boys’ swim meet and the Iron Range Conference swim meet. Read more

Rangers, Norse get wins on the hardcourt

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — The Mountain Iron-Buhl girls’ basketball team outran an athletic and physical team from New York Mills Saturday en … Read more

Eveleth-Gilbert sluggers earn Breakdown selections

EVELETH — Temperatures aren’t expected to get above zero today and the More Stadium field is covered in snow, but the Golden Bears are alre… Read more

Obituaries

Edward Keith South

Edward Keith South, 80, of Eveleth, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Read more

Jerry L. Rippentrop

Jerry L. Rippentrop, 75, of Chisholm, died Thursday, January 17, 2019, in Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Duluth. He was born October 7, 1943,… Read more

James John Hall

James “Jim” John Hall, 85, of Orr, MN., passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Read more

Janis E. Batinich

Janis E. Batinich, age 89, of Maple Grove, MN formerly of Eveleth. Loving mother & grandmother. Preceded by husband: Mitchell. Survived… Read more

Janet M. Starcevich

Janet M. Starcevich, 78, of Virginia, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Read more

Charles Rozinka

It was learned that Charles (Chuckie) Howard Rozinka died suddenly on December 17, 2016, at the Royal Palm Assisted Living Center in Port C… Read more

Donald Gordon Ewens

Donald Gordon Ewens, 92 of Oregon, WI, formerly of Lake Eshquaguma, MN, and Grand Rapids, MN, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Ag… Read more

Opinion

Fat biking providing a different look for outdoor winters in Minnesota

A few weeks back we hit the snowmobile trails for a day in the backwoods. Read more

‘Package deal’ with Kubiak leaves some feeling uneasy

My “Spidey senses” are tingling a bit with this Gary Kubiak hire in Minnesota. Read more

Facebook: Connecting people and your personal information to the world

Editor’s Note: “Their Way” is a regular Sunday column that captures the personal style of the many public officials and other personalities… Read more

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Upcoming Events

Road Runners Special Olympics Annual Salad Luncheon Fundraiser

The Roadrunners(Special Olympic team) are hosting there annual salad luncheon March 22 2018   from … Read more

Griefshare Support Group

Griefshare is a support group for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.  You may find not many p… Read more

NEMN Women Veterans Coffee Talk

Join us at Perkins in Mt. Iron on January 21st at 6P.  Join us for a coffee, dinner or just to talk… Read more

Saturday Night 'Alive'

If you like to sing and praise the Lord come join us at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on November 2… Read more

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Abundant sunshine. Highs -6 to -2F and lows -24 to -20F.Sun
0%-4° -22°
Snow showers developing in the afternoon. Highs in the low teens and lows in the upper single digits.Mon
60%10° 
Snow showers in the morning. Highs in the mid teens and lows -7 to -3F.Tue
70%15° -5°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid teens and lows -4 to 0F.Wed
20%14° -2°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low single digits and lows -29 to -25F.Thu
20% -27°
Partly cloudy. Highs -10 to -6F and lows -21 to -17F.Fri
10%-8° -19°
Cloudy. Highs -3 to 1F and lows -20 to -16F.Sat
10%-1° -18°