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Diamond Dreams

Diamond Dreams

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AURORA — Chad Sahr has his entire Mesabi East squad back and is looking for good things from the 2015 Giants baseball team.

MRC, VCC gearing up for division, region tournaments

MRC, VCC gearing up for division, region tournaments

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Below is a capsule look at the area’s community college softball teams:

Bears look to young talent

Bears look to young talent

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The following is a capsule look at the local high school softball teams:

State Meet the goal at local tracks

State Meet the goal at local tracks

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The following is a capsule look at the area’s track and field teams:

Blue Devils hope to make run at the playoffs

Blue Devils hope to make run at the playoffs

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Below is a capsule look at the local high school baseball teams:

Devils, Bears adjust to new 2015 lineups

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The following is a capsule look at the area high school golf teams:

Spring Sports Schedules

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BASEBALL

Multimedia

play Pike River Sucker Sales

Pike River Sucker Sales

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TOWER — Each spring since the mid-1960s the Sportsmen's Club of Lake Vermilion has been holding a sucker sale during the annual DNR walleye egg harvest at the Pike River Hatchery.

play VHS Athletic Mural

VHS Athletic Mural

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The eighth outdoor mural around downtown Virginia has been constructed on the gymnasium wall of Virginia High School. It depicts many high school athletes and coaches throughout the years.

play Skills and Knowledge Fair

Skills and Knowledge Fair

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Area high schools sent more than 300 students to the 2015 Skills and Knowledge Fair at Mesabi Range College. It was the 14th annual, and highlighted 15 professions.

play Skiing at the Ridge

Skiing at the Ridge

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Gilbert's Nelle Shean Elementary 6th graders take a field trip to Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort in Biwabik.

play Rangers at State 1

Rangers at State 1

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The Mountain Iron-Buhl Girls Basketball team competes in the state tournament for the fifth year in a row.

play Angling for Smelt

Angling for Smelt

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Ice fishing for rainbow smelt is a unique way to catch the exotic fish; opposed to the traditional method of netting them in Lake Superior tributaries.

Upcoming events

  • Today, April 18, 2015
  • Church service

    Virginia Seventh-Day Adventist Church Worship Service With Vegetarian meal following

  • Sunday, April 19, 2015
  • Chorus concert

    Range of Voices chorus concert - Sunday April 19, 2pm - Gesthemane Lutheran Church, Virginia

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
  • VHS Class 1959 to meet

    Virginia High School Class of 1959 to meet for lunch on Tuesday, April 21st, 1:00 p.m., at Adventure's.

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
  • Project Care Free Clinic

    Providing outpatient healthcare access and outreach to people who are uninsured, while networking with other community-based organizations to facilitate continued treatment, screenings, and education.

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • Ely's Spring Musical, "WORKING"

    Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg, Working paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the parking lot attendant, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, the trucker, the fireman, the housewife, just to name a few. It’s a highly original look at the American landscape that’s simply impossible to forget.

  • Friday, April 24, 2015
  • 2015 Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    It is that time year again! The Knights of Columbus Chisholm Council #3539 will be participating in the 2015 Minnesota Knights of Columbus Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities April 24-26, 2015. The Knights of Columbus Chisholm Council #3539 members will be at the following:

  • Ely's Spring Musical, "WORKING"

    Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg, Working paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the parking lot attendant, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, the trucker, the fireman, the housewife, just to name a few. It’s a highly original look at the American landscape that’s simply impossible to forget.

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015
  • 2015 Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities

    It is that time year again! The Knights of Columbus Chisholm Council #3539 will be participating in the 2015 Minnesota Knights of Columbus Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities April 24-26, 2015. The Knights of Columbus Chisholm Council #3539 members will be at the following:

  • Church service

    Virginia Seventh-Day Adventist Church Worship Service With Vegetarian meal following

  • Ely's Spring Musical, "WORKING"

    Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg, Working paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the parking lot attendant, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, the trucker, the fireman, the housewife, just to name a few. It’s a highly original look at the American landscape that’s simply impossible to forget.

Most Popular

  • One of a Kind

    One of a Kind

    EMBARRASS — The consensus on Josh Mathson as a baseball player is pretty much universal — he’s a natural and one of the best hitters the area has ever seen.

  • Local doctor retires from her obstetrics and gynecology office practice

    VIRGINIA — Dr. Kathleen “Kathy” Sulentich went to medical school back in the 1960s when “women didn’t go to med school” and after practicing obstetrics and gynecology in Virginia for nearly 40 years, she is officially retired. And she has been pleasantly surprised “with these accolades I have heard since I decided to retire,” she said in an interview at the newspaper office. “Just wonderful things they said. The last several months people were crying in my office... tears and mascara smearing. I think I did have an influence,” she said with a smile.

  • Michael Popovich

    Michael Popovich, 35, of Aurora, died Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Essentia Health–St. Mary’s in Duluth.

  • Larry Kermit Nelson

    Larry Kermit Nelson, 62, of Lake Vermilion-Tower died unexpectedly, Thursday, April 9, 2015, in the Essentia Health Center-Virginia.

  • Larger than Life

    Larger than Life

    VIRGINIA — There’s a new outdoor mural in town that’s slowing down passing cars and foot traffic.

  • DISTRICT COURT 04-12-2015

    VIRGINIA — The following were sentenced in District Court on felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor charges.

  • $24 million grades 7-12 school

    $24 million grades 7-12 school

    MOUNTAIN IRON — The Mountain Iron-Buhl School District was in line last year to be home to a new $180 million grades 7-12 school for students of Virginia, Eveleth-Gilbert and MI-B.

  • Retirement package would benefit 4 at $235,000

    Retirement package would benefit 4 at $235,000

    VIRGINIA — A retirement package based on longevity for AEOA employees in leadership positions that was proposed by the person who would benefit the most from it has been approved by the non-profit’s executive committee.

  • Mark August Weiberg

    Mark August Weiberg, 67, of Markham died Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at his home in Markham surrounded by his family. He went to be with his Lord.

  • District Court: 04-12-2015

    VIRGINIA — The following were sentenced in District Court on felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor charges.

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