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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Energy Saving Ideas For Businesses Dominate Walking Tour November 21

Northeast Clean Energy Resource Team (NE CERT) is putting the spotlight on clean energy innovations in Hibbing and the northland! On November 21, they’ll visit local businesses that participated in the innovative Business Energy Retrofit (BER) program to learn about energy saving measures they've taken to improve their bottom line.

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(Photo by Simon Hayter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Simon Hayter/Getty Images)
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Highway 53 Relocation Update; November 7 Meeting Will Set The Stage For The Final Economic Study Report

The plans to relocate the portion of Highway 53 just south of Virginia continue to march on.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites everyone to a meeting on Thursday, November 7 which will set the stage for the final Economic Study Report, which will be presented to the public afterwards.

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Source:  Eveleth Police Department via NNC
Source: Eveleth Police Department via NNC
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Eveleth Police Ask For Help In Locating Missing 36 Year Old Woman

A 36 year old woman from Eveleth has been missing since February 2013 and authorities want your help.

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Source:  Reuin Raider 2 via flickr
Source: Reuin Raider 2 via flickr
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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Seeks Public Input On Highway 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction Project

A meeting is being held on Friday, October 4 to discuss the status of the Highway 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction Project.  Minnesota Department of Transportation officials invite the public to their office in Virginia between 1:30-3:30 PM for a short presentation, meeting, and forum.

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Source:  Amy Theilen Facebook Page
Source: Amy Theilen Facebook Page
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Who Is Amy Thielen? Who Hosts The New Food Network Show Called Heartland Table? Northern Minnesota Shares The Spotlight In This New Show

Northern Minnesota shares the spotlight with Amy Theilen in the new Food Network show "Heartland Table".  The food-lifestyle show is filmed near Park Rapids, Minnesota - yes - that's right, Park Rapids - which just misses the Iron Range by a few miles, west of Grand Rapids. The series debuted on Food Network over the weekend, in advance of her new cookbook called "The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes,” which will be  published by Clarkson Potter - the company that also produces similar books by Ina Garten, Giada DeLaurentis, et al.

 

The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes,” published by Clarkson Potter. - See more at: http://www.parkrapidsenterprise.com/content/local-chef-debuts-food-network#sthash.ak4OkujL.dpuf

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Source:  The Holy Hand Grenade via flickr
Source: The Holy Hand Grenade via flickr
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Highway 53 Relocation Coffee And Conversation Meeting For September 3 Has Been Canceled

The Highway 53 Relocation Project “Coffee & Conversation” meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 3, has been canceled.

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Source:  Afscme5cc via flickr
Source: Afscme5cc via flickr
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Highway 53 Re-route Will Not Follow The West-Alternative Route

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation have announced that they will not include a west route alternative as part of the Highway 53 re-route near Virginia.

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Source:  Roy Luck via flickr
Source: Roy Luck via flickr
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Highway 53 Traffic Switch Happens August 26; Affects Drivers North Of Virginia

A road construction project happening north of Virginia, Minnesota on Highway 53 will see some lane changes that drivers will want to be aware of.

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Source:  Chisholm Police Department
Source: Chisholm Police Department
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Chisholm Police Search For Missing Woman

The Chisholm Police Department is asking for your help as they search for a missing woman.

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Source:  Massachusetts Dept Of Environmental Protection via flickr
Source: Massachusetts Dept Of Environmental Protection via flickr
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Semi Rolls Over Near Hibbing; Manifest Contains Highly Explosive Chemical

Our news partners with the Northland's Newscenter are reporting:

A semi truck containing 45,000 pounds of Aluminum Nitrate has rolled over near Hibbing Taconite on Highway 5.  At this point, none of the chemical manifest is leaking;  Officials are reporting the only leak to be hydraulic fluid

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Source:  pmarkham via flickr
Source: pmarkham via flickr
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HIbbing Jubilee Happens Saturday July 13th

It used be called the Mines and Pines Festival.  But a couple of years ago, the former summer celebration underwent a "re-boot", and came back as the Hibbing Jubilee.  Call it what you want, but it represents a fun time in mid-summer on the Iron Range.

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Source: MN Photos via flickr
Source: MN Photos via flickr
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Highway 169 Detour Between Virginia And Tower

Work has begun on a road construction project on Highway 169 between Virginia and Tower that will cause delays due to a detour.

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