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October 17, 2016
New chalet set to open at Giants Ridge
BIWABIK — The ski shop at Giants Ridge was in cheerful disarray in mid-October, a month or more before the first skiers were expected...
October 17, 2016 - 6:35pm
October 7, 2016
Authorities seeking help in finding vehicle that struck Biwabik man
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating the driver or vehicle that fatally struck a 24-year-old Biwabik man on Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies and Gilbert police found Scott F. Christensen of Aurora dead in the middle of road in the 3600 block...
October 7, 2016 - 6:18pm
June 19, 2014
IRRRB set to OK $6.2 million for new event center at Giants Ridge
The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board is expected to approve $6.19 million Monday for a new event center at Giants Ridge Ski Area near Biwabik. The IRRRB-owned ski and event facility received $3.8 million from the 2014 Legislature as part of the state bonding construction...
June 19, 2014 - 11:48am
April 15, 2014
Biwabik native wins Pulitzer Prize for cartoons
Tucked into the late 1970s archive of the Biwabik Range Times can be found now-historic treasures: cartoons by a Pulitzer Prize winner. Biwabik...
April 15, 2014 - 10:21pm
August 9, 2013
Iron Range man accused of piloting ultralight plane while drunk, buzzing Minnesota music festival
An ultralight aircraft buzzed over a music festival in Stearns County on Thursday night, and the pilot was also buzzed, authorities said. The unscheduled air show occurred about 9 p.m. Thursday over the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival at El Rancho Manana near Richmond,...
August 9, 2013 - 9:21am
February 14, 2013
Nordic skiing: Duluth East's Kubek wins state title in girls pursuit race
Duluth East senior Anna Kubek won the girls 10-kilometer pursuit title today at the Minnesota high school Nordic ski meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Kubek, a former gymnast who trains in biathlon, started the classical portion of the pursuit with a 17-second lead after a strong...
February 14, 2013 - 2:43pm
January 6, 2013
Officials investigating report of police impersonators on Iron Range
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman reported being pulled over by two men who appeared to be impersonating police officers. The incident happened after dark, at about 7:15 p.m. Saturday on County Highway 4 about five miles south of Biwabik, the sheriff's...
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January 6, 2013 - 8:32am
December 16, 2012
Fire destroys mobile home near Gilbert
A fire destroyed a mobile home in a rural area a few miles east of Gilbert on Saturday evening. Firefighters were called to the blaze in the 5200 block of Heritage Trail at about 6 p.m. The home was fully involved when crews arrived on the scene, according to Thomas Lautigar, a...
December 16, 2012 - 1:58pm
May 12, 2012
After 26 years in the Minnesota House, Rukavina says he's retiring
State Rep. Tom Rukavina, the always passionate and often verbose lawmaker who has represented the eastern Iron Range for 26 years, says he will...
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2011
Overnight fire damages Biwabik business
Fire damaged a downtown Biwabik business overnight. According to the Gilbert Police Department, an officer responded to a general alarm from Poor Gary's Pizza shortly after midnight. The officer found smoke and flames inside the building. The Biwabik Fire Department responded and...
April 26, 2011 - 7:50am
February 11, 2011
Hoyt Lakes man killed in rollover accident
A Hoyt Lakes man died Friday in a single-vehicle rollover accident near Biwabik. Allen J. Hietala, 78, was heading east on state Highway 135 about two miles outside of Biwabik when his pickup went into the left side ditch and rolled onto its roof, according to a report by the Minnesota...
February 11, 2011 - 10:20pm
February 7, 2011
Fire destroys Biwabik Township home
Fire destroyed a Biwabik Township home Sunday evening, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. Fire crews were summoned to the scene about 9 p.m. Sunday and found the home at 4841 Birch Lane engulfed in flame. Fire departments from Biwabik Township, Biwabik, Lakeland,...
February 7, 2011 - 10:16pm
July 5, 2010
County-owned camp turns 75 with its future uncertain
LAKE ESQUAGAMA -- Smoke wafted from a wood stove in the sauna cabin as red pines rustled in the early afternoon breeze. A din of children laughing...
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 20, 2010
Woman injured at Giant Ridge race upgraded to serious condition
The woman who was injured while volunteering at a snowmobile race at Giants Ridge ski resort on April 2 remains hospitalized, but her condition...
April 20, 2010 - 2:23pm
April 4, 2010
Woman hurt at Giants Ridge snowmobile race in critical condition
A woman who was injured on Friday while working for the company staging a snowmobile race at Giants Ridge ski resort near Biwabik was reported in critical condition Saturday at St. Luke's hospital in Duluth. Natalie Suzanne Lindberg, 22, of Big Lake, Minn., was working at the World...
April 4, 2010 - 12:00am