Hibbing News


08/19/2018 01:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Motorcyclist Killed In Crash With Deer In Northern Minnesota 

A motorcyclist was killed when he struck a deer head-on in northern Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened late Saturday on Highway 169 near Chisholm in St. Louis County.


08/18/2018 03:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Northland Idol Winner Announced 

Mariah Henderson won the 2018 Northland Idol competition, earning a trip to sing and audition for the executive producers of American Idol. By winning the ticket on Saturday, she earns a trip to sing and audition for the executive producers of American Idol.


08/17/2018 09:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Virginia Man Sentenced for Stealing Military Truck 

It's a 21 month prison sentence for Nathan John Strom. The 34-year-old from Virginia stole an expensive military truck from the armory in Hibbing earlier this year.


08/16/2018 04:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Firefighters Battle Chisholm Apartment Building Fire 

According to the Northland FireWire, Chisholm and Hibbing firefighters are on scene of a fire on the 400 Block of 6th Street Southwest. The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. The Chisholm Police Department says the fire was out as of 1:30 a.m. Thursday.


08/15/2018 08:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Radinovich, Stauber set to face off for 8th District 

Former DFL state Rep. Joe Radinovich and St. Louis County Commissioner Peter Stauber will face off in the November election for the Eighth District Congressional seat currently held by Rick Nolan.


08/15/2018 03:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cliffs will back off from Hibbing Taconite management role 

Cleveland-Cliffs isn't extending its role as manager of the Hibbing Taconite mine after its contract expires Aug. 12, 2019, the company said. Cliffs is a partner in the 42-year-old mine and processing plant, owning 23 percent.


08/11/2018 07:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
300 bicyclists touring northern Minnesota Aug. 9-12 

Motorists will notice an increased number of bicyclists on northern Minnesota highways Aug. 9-12 for the annual Bicycling Around Minnesota event, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


08/10/2018 08:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
St. Paul's Iron Ranger serves up delicious, diverse comfort food from up north 

Happily, you can now sample your way through the region, by way of a juicy porketta sandwich, decadent, layered potica coffee cake, rustic pasties and more, without leaving St. Paul - at Iron Ranger , the new bar and restaurant from Hibbing, Minn., native Tom Forti. Forti's family has been making baked goods, pastas and cabbage rolls in Hibbing since 1913, with Sunrise Creative Gourmet as the most recent version of the business.


08/09/2018 02:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Rangera s comfort food 

The Portkette Cubano at the Iron Ranger on Grand Avenue in St. Paul on Wednesday, August 2, 2018. Porketta Chicken Wings at the Iron Ranger on Grand Avenue in St. Paul on Wednesday, August 2, 2018.


08/08/2018 07:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Germolus earns A.A.E. accreditation 

Shaun Germolus, A.A.E., executive director of Range Regional Airport in Hibbing, has earned his accreditation through the American Association of Airport Executives. Since 1954, AAAE has granted the Accredited Airport Executive designation to those who have demonstrated their ability to handle the responsibilities of airport management.


08/01/2018 07:08 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Making a connection 

George Pliml and his granddaughter Stella enjoyed the food, especially the zucchini slices, at Cook's Country Connection farm supper.


08/01/2018 02:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two attend Boys/Girls State | Pipestone County Star 

Lauren Lapthorn, 17, spent part of her summer running for Minnesota Attorney General and working as a page for both the Minnesota House and Senate. Matthew Dulas, also 17, was elected and served as a city clerk before making a bid for a state Senate seat.


07/29/2018 06:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Missing Juveniles Found Safe in Hibbing 

The Hibbing Police Department responded to a report of 3 juveniles who had not returned home early on Sunday morning.


07/27/2018 05:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
MDI in Hibbing Hosts Open House, Looking to Hire 80 

Business is booming for MDI, Minnesota Diversified Industries. And it was evident on Thursday at an open house at the facility in Hibbing.


07/24/2018 06:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
St. Cloud sentences, pleas, more July 16 to 23 

Courts Watch: St. Cloud sentences, pleas and more July 16-23 Here are sentences, pleas and updates in court cases from July 16 to July 23. Check out this story on sctimes.com: https://on.sctimes.com/2Lz7FoT Scott William Cody , 26, of Hibbing was convicted of felony-level financial transaction card fraud. He was sentenced to a stay of imposition with five days in jail and credit for five days served.