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(Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Haute Living)
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Chisholm Native Phil Falcone Buys Fredericks Of Hollywood

Even though he was born and raised in Chisholm, Minnesota - a lot of folks in the Northland might not recognize the name Phil Falcone;  But on Wall Street and in New York, he's made quite a name for himself.  As one of the nation's most-powerful investment bankers, Falcone is the founder of Harbinger Capitol and LightSquared - the company that got involved in Obama's solar-subsidies.  He also owns 40% of the Minnesota Wild hockey team.  As far as personal finances go, Falcone is ranked as the U.S.'s 188th richest person - with a personal net worth of $2.2 billion.

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NCMEC Releases Age Advanced Photo Of Leeanna Warner

It's a story that perhaps hit closer to home than many of us wanted to think about:  June 14th 2003 was the date that Leeanna Warner went missing from her home in Chisholm, Minnesota.

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Source:  Sportsmanscafe.com website
Source: Sportsmanscafe.com website
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Red Cross Aids Victims Of Fire At Sportsmans Cafe In Hibbing

A mid-morning fire at an Iron Range landmark has affected residents of the upper-level apartments.  Officials with the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross are at the scene at the Sportsman's Cafe - on Howard Street in downtown Hibbing.

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Source:  J Stephen Conn
Source: J Stephen Conn
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Grand Rapids Minnesota Schools Offer Fast Response After Caller Threatens Suicide Nearby

Officials with the Grand Rapids Public Schools acted swiftly when law enforcement contacted them regarding a "suicidal" caller that had called a local crisis center in the community. The caller was not calling from school property, but his calls had been tracked to areas nearby

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Source:  Sun Dazed via flickr
Source: Sun Dazed via flickr
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Ten-Year Lithium-Battery Smoke Detectors To Be Distributed For Free In January

A program to distribute free smoke detectors will start on January 2, 2013 - according to the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross.  A generous donation by Arcelor-Mittal will provide 100 Kidde smoke detectors that are equipped with 10-year sealed lithium batteries, available on a first come-first served basis.

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Source:  The Eggplant via flickr
Source: The Eggplant via flickr
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Northland Chapter Of The American Red Cross To Hold Babysitter Boot Camps For Northland Kids

Thanks to a generous gift from the Arcelor-Mittal-Minorca mining company, Iron Range youngsters will get a big break on Red Cross Babysitter Training.  A $7,500 grant will underwrite the entire registration fee for what is being called Babysitter Boot Camp.

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Source:  gitsul via flickr
Source: gitsul via flickr
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Get A Sneak Peek At The Options For The Highway 53 Re-Route Project

Minnesota Department of Transportation officials are keeping the public informed of it's plans to re-route Highway 53 - near Virginia.  An Open House will be held on Thursday, November 15th - from 4PM to 7PM - at the Mountain Iron Community Center, during which the latest alternate routes will be presented.

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Source:  jpwbee via flickr
Source: jpwbee via flickr
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Blueberry Season Comes Early For Minnesota And Wisconsin

The warm spring and plentiful rain has one silver lining (or, should we say "blue lining"):  Blueberry season has come early for the Northland!

Normally, this would be prime time for strawberries;  But, the shifted weather we had early on in the growing season has seen the red berries already harvested and picked over

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Source:  Mr Empey via flickr
Source: Mr Empey via flickr
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Northlanders Can Expect More Bears In Town This Summer

Even though Mother Nature provided a milder-than-usual winter, residents in the Twin Ports can expect to see an increase in bear traffic around their homes - even inside the city limits.

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Source:  perfesser via flickr
Source: perfesser via flickr
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Flooding Re-Routes Detour Near Ely

The heavy rains over the last two days are causing the MNDot to re-route their detour for Highway 1 near Ely.

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Source:  Misty Garrick Miller via flickr
Source: Misty Garrick Miller via flickr
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Highway 53 Road Construction Near Cotton Begins May 21

Are you keeping track of all the road construction projects going on around the Northland this summer?  I've lost count.  But, get ready to add one more:  A road renewal project near Cotton on Highway 53 begins on May 21st.

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Source:  rsgreen89 via flickr
Source: rsgreen89 via flickr
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Bridge Project To Commence In Independence

Travelers on Highway 53 to and from the Iron Range will want to be aware of the bridge project scheduled to start on Tuesday, May 8th.

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