Bigfork News


08/29/2018 10:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Area schools introduce new staff 

The Journal reached out to all schools in Koochiching County seeking a short bio and photo of new staff for the upcoming school year. Hello, my name is Brandon Vang and I am from Esko, Minn.


08/08/2018 08:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Three injured following boat explosion in Itasca County Wednesday, August 8 

Three people are being treated for burns following a boat explosion and fire on Big Turtle Lake near Bigfork, Minnesota. The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says they received a 911 call just before noon Tuesday reporting two children were thrown from a boat and two adults jumped into the water following an explosion.


08/07/2018 06:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
2 Kids, Adult Injured in Itasca Co. Boat Explosion 

Two children and an adult suffered first- and second-degree burns during a boat explosion and fire in Itasca County. A 911 caller reported the explosion on Big Turtle Lake, near Bigfork, at 11:47 a.m. Tuesday.


07/23/2018 09:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man Dies after Itasca Co. ATV Crash 

The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says it dispatchers were told about the crash on North Wassen Lake Road just after midnight Saturday morning. North Wassen Lake Road is between Hibbing and Bigfork.


07/16/2018 01:19 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.