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What Will The New Highway 53 Bridge Look Like? [Video]

If you've been following the Highway 53 Relocation Project on the Iron Range, you've no doubt heard about the bridge they're building that will cross Rouchleau Pit - just to the east of the City of Virginia. When it's done and the new highway is open, that bridge will be the tallest one in the state - rising more than 200 feet over the water below.

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Clowns Gather For Annual Church Service Honouring Joseph Grimaldi
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Clown Sightings In Chisholm Add To The National Phenomenon

They're everywhere - so it seems;  The last few weeks have brought about a rash of clown-sighting incidents all across the country - setting off both alarm from the general public and concert from authorities...

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I-495 Bridge Closed Indefinitely Over Christina  River in WIlmington
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Highway 37 To See One-Week Closure Starting September 19

Northern Minnesota drivers know Highway 37 as the short-cut from Highway 53 west - towards Hibbing.  Work to rebuild a railroad crossing will close that route for about a week, beginning Monday, September 19.

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Highway 53 Resurfacing Project Restricts Traffic Near Eveleth Starting September 7

Drivers who travel on Highway 53 near Highway 37 and Eveleth will want to know about a major resurfacing project that will restrict traffic for the next month and half.

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Hibbing High School Remodel Reveals Unexpected Messages From The Past

A summer remodeling project at the Hibbing High School offered an unexpected look back to the world in 1973 - when workers uncovered letters hidden behind a blackboard.

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Where Can I Find Historical Markers In The Duluth-Superior Area?

Our country is full of history - and so is the Northland!  Just like the natural beauty that we get used to seeing everyday, it's easy to overlook the historical importance of our region.

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Highway 53 Roadwork Ramps Up Near Relocation Project

Drivers who use Highway 53 near the relocation project will want to heed the advice of the Minnesota Department of Transportation and use caution as work ramps up in the next few weeks.

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Relocation Project Closes Highway 136 Near Chisholm; Hibbing Taconite Expansion Prompts Work

Mining expansion is the cause of two highways being moved on the Iron Range.  While the Highway 53 relocation project is getting most of the press due to it's expense and the large bridge involved, a second project is underway near Chisholm.

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Lake Vermilion At The Center Of Intensive Aquatic Invasive Species Fight

Lake Vermilion looms large both on the map of Northern Minnesota and in the hearts and minds of many northland anglers;  the large lake is a favorite destination of fishermen trying their luck at catching a keeper.  In order to keep the waterway clear of Aquatic Invasive Species, the North St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District has taken an aggressive, proactive tract.

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Resurfacing Work To Affect Traffic On Highway 53 Near Eveleth/Virginia

Multiple work zones will affect drivers in the Eveleth-Virginia area on Highway 53 for the next month or so as crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation make improvements to the roadway.

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Warrant Workout Event Happens May 13; Minnesota Judicial Branch Offers Opportunity To Resolve Cases

Officials with the 6th Judicial District are offering persons who may have outstanding warrants the opportunity to work through them at a special event that is happening Friday, May 13.  Deemed "Warrant Workout Day", the event allows a clearinghouse situation to people who have lesser charges against them.

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Road Closed Ahead
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Highway 53 Resurfacing Project Commences Near Cotton

Divers who utilize Highway 53 between the Twin Ports and the Iron Range will encounter a resurfacing project near Cotton.

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