The 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.”
Three 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.
Several 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.
Vice 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.
A Minnesota mother is coming to the defense of the Vikings’ star running back. Adrian Peterson is charged with hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch in Texas. Two years ago, a mom named April did something similar at a beach in northern Minnesota.
Police in Hibbing, Minn. are searching for a man who is posing as a police officer and trying to lure children to his car. The suspect is described by witnesses as a white man between 20 and 30 years old. He is driving a Ford Crown Victoria with the word “Police” written on the left side.
A 39-year-old Chisholm, Minn. man was hospitalized after being stabbed early Saturday morning. The incident happened at a residence in Luna Lake, which is 20 miles north of Hibbing, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say a Hibbing man has been arrested in the 2012 death of a two-year-old girl. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Virginia police and the St. Louis County Attorney’s office say a 26-year-old man is in custody for the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez.
Alcohol may have been a factor in an ATV crash that injured a husband and wife in St. Louis County Friday. The accident happened 15 miles west of Cook, Minn. on Highway 5, when driver Terry Treloar and his wife and passenger Joann were riding on a side-by-side ATV.
One of Minnesota’s most famous people celebrates a big birthday Saturday. Bob Dylan turned 73. Dylan is originally from Hibbing, Minn. His career spans decades and genres, and has helped shape music as we know it today.
A photo exhibit documenting a pivotal time in Bob Dylan’s career opens this month in the northern Minnesota town where he grew up. “Daniel Kramer: Photographs of Bob Dylan” opens May 23 at the Paulucci Space Theatre in Hibbing.
A 19-year-old northern Minnesota man faces six felony charges for allegedly having a gun on school property and for brandishing it while threatening two people in a road rage incident not far from the school.
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Another round of arctic air has arrived in Minnesota, pushing temperatures to subzero double digits. The wind is making those subzero temperatures feel like 35 to 40 degrees below in some parts of the state.
It’s been 20 years since one of Minnesota’s deadliest airplane tragedies killed 18 people near Hibbing. On this day in 1993, a commuter plane that departed from Minneapolis crashed.