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Minn. man frozen to death under porch

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

VIRGINIA, Minn. — A man missing for a month apparently froze to death, police said after his body was found under a porch in Virginia, Minn.
Andrew Christopher Kanian, 41, was reported missing Jan. 2. Virginia police received a call just before 2 …continue reading on

Virginia-based TriTec expands alongside taconite

December 30, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

If you thought the U.S. had abandoned all heavy manufacturing in
exchange for coffee shops, boutiques and pet salons, a visit to TriTec should change your mind. Continue Reading

John Canelake, 1920-2012: Famed Virginia candy shop owner dies after short illness

December 26, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Twin sisters and shop owners Pamela Matson and Patricia Canelake mused Wednesday that their father died that day for a reason. He wouldn’t have wanted to interrupt their candy making.
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Baby given to wrong mother at Minneapolis hospital

December 6, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS Officials at a Minneapolis hospital are trying to figure out how a newborn baby boy was mistakenly given to the wrong mother and briefly breast-fed.
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Virginia council appoints new mayor; no election held

November 23, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Louis Russo’s retirement from Virginia city government will be over before it begins.
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Canada-U.S. group sets meeting on mining

November 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Lake Superior Binational Forum will hold its third and final public meeting on mining in the region on March 15 in Virginia. Continue Reading

Victim advocacy group faces layoffs

November 12, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Layoffs are pending at an Iron Range nonprofit that helps battered individuals and their children.
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Meeting to discuss relocating stretch of US Highway 53

November 12, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The public can see the latest route alternatives for the relocation of U.S. Highway 53 between Eveleth and Virginia at an open house Thursday.
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Bemidji man still missing after two weeks

November 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

BEMIDJI Land and water searches have not turned up any signs of a 31-year-old Bemidji man with ties to the Iron Range who has been missing for nearly two weeks, according to a news release Thursday from the Bemidji Police Department.
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Nolan, Cravaack spar over economy in final debate

October 31, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The two candidates for the 8th Congressional District agreed that U.S. troops should be brought home from Afghanistan immediately, that mining is the backbone of the region’s economy and that the Air National Guard’s 148th Fighter Wing is a valuable asset for Duluth and the Northland.
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