Hibbing Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Toddler's DeathA 27-year-old Hibbing man struck a plea deal with prosecutors after admitting to causing the death of a 2-year-old girl in 2012. The St. Louis County Attorney's office says Russell Shannon Johnson pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez.
22-Year-Old Dies Of Injuries In Industrial AccidentA man critically injured in an industrial accident in Hibbing last week has died. Twenty-two-year-old Patrick Ryan had been pinned by a piece of heavy machinery at Cast Corp. May 26th. First responders revived Ryan and rushed him to Essential Health-St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth where he died on Wednesday.
Finding Minnesota: The 'Grand Canyon Of The North'This year, thousands will take a side trip to a giant hole in the ground in northern Minnesota that locals like to call “the Grand Canyon of the North.”
Hibbing Priest Charged With Sexual Misconduct With MinorsThe Diocese of Duluth and law enforcement documents say a priest in northern Minnesota has been arrested on allegations of sexual misconduct involving a minor.
Push To Block Water Quality Standards That Protect Wild RiceA Minnesota House committee is considering a bill that would prevent the state from enforcing water quality standards designed to protect wild rice for at least two years.
About 1,000 Express Interest In Medical Marijuana ProgramNearly 1,000 Minnesota residents told the state they'll likely register for the state's new medical marijuana program, according to survey results released Monday.
1 Child, School Bus Driver Injured In Hibbing CrashA school bus driver and a child were injured when a sedan crashed into their bus Tuesday morning in Hibbing. The crash happened just after 7 a.m. on Highway 5 near Townline Road, according to the Hibbing Fire Department.
Local Music Tap: Hibbing Dylan Days DisbandsThe celebration of legendary folk songwriter Bob Dylan in his hometown of Hibbing is on an "indefinite hiatus", according to the Hibbing Dylan Days committee.
VA Inspector General Investigating Hibbing ClinicThe Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General is investigating allegations of misconduct at a VA clinic in Hibbing. Last month, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Reps. Tim Walz and Rick Nolan asked the VA's inspector general to look into claims by some ex-employees that they were ordered to backdate appointment records to make waits appear shorter. The practice is known as schedule "scrubbing."
3 Injured In Hibbing Apartment FireThree people were injured after a fire in Hibbing Thursday afternoon. According to fire officials, the fire broke out in an apartment building around 2:30 p.m.
Delegation Members Want Hibbing VA InquirySeveral members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are calling for an investigation of alleged misconduct at a Veterans' Affairs clinic in Hibbing. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Reps. Tim Walz and Rick Nolan asked the VA's inspector general to look into claims by some ex-employees that they were ordered to backdate appointment records to make waits appear shorter.
Biden Stumps In Hibbing For Democrat NolanVice President Joe Biden has urged Democrats in northeast Minnesota's Iron Range to get out the vote for U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan. Biden spoke Thursday at Hibbing Community College to try to give a boost to Nolan, a first-term Democratic incumbent who's locked in a tight race with GOP candidate Stewart Mills.