Babbitt News

07/16/2018 03:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Range grocers battle - small box' impact 

Al Zupancich's grandfather opened a grocery store in Ely in the early 1900s. Now, three, four and five generations later, the family is still in the grocery business, running six neighborhood grocery markets across the Iron Range.

07/06/2018 12:32 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Range grocers battle 'small box' impact 

Mike Kocian left, owner of Kocian's Family Market in Bigfork, with Krista Land, store manager, and Greg Griffith, meat department manager. Al Zupancich's grandfather opened a grocery store in Ely in the early 1900s.

07/03/2018 07:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
North Country ripped by derecho 

A powerful storm early Friday, June 29, caused extensive tree damage and left thousands across the North Country without power, in some cases for days.

06/30/2018 01:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake County Power Mourns Loss Of Lineworker 

GRAND RAPIDS Lake Country Power officials announced the loss of a lineworker who collapsed as he was restoring power Friday. At approximately 6:00 p.m., Friday evening, a co-op line crew was working to restore power when a lineworker collapsed.

06/08/2018 07:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sen. Tina Smith's amendment would complete PolyMet land swap 

Sen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, a move that drew criticism from environmentalists Friday. The Minnesota Democrat plans to offer the amendment to a major defense policy bill that's expected to come up in the Senate soon.