New Content from Saturday October 25

Raiders sweep Broncos; play Mora Tuesday in section semis - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Greenway defeated International Falls, 3-0, in the Section 7AA quarterfinals Friday in Coleraine. Although the Raiders got the sweep over the Broncos, they had to battle back from five-point deficits

Hundreds eat well and take home art at Itasca Empty Bowls Project - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The 12th annual Itasca Empty Bowls Project was held once again at the Sawmill Inn in Grand Rapids, heralding a dozen years of collaboration between the arts community and the hunger relief philanthrop

New Content from Friday October 24

Local author to sign books - Mesabi Daily News - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Local author to sign books Mesabi Daily News GRAND RAPIDS Minnesota author Nikki Rajala will be available from 12-2 p.m. today at the Village Book Store in Grand Rapids for a short reading and to meet readers and sign books. She is releasing Waters Like the Sky, the adventure tale of a young...

Section volleyball: Rapids falls; Raiders and Hornets advance - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Section Volleyball

Hibbing officials nix VP visit to high school - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

HIBBING The campaign rally with Vice President Joe Biden and 8th District Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan Thursday at Hibbing Community College has many wondering why and how the venue was chosen

'Middle class getting crushed' - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

HIBBING It was appropriate that Vice President Joe Biden spoke at an Iron Range community college during a campaign rally for 8th District U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan Thursday afternoon.

Peterson, Axley-Cuellar earn state berths - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin cross country team had a pair of runners qualify for the state cross country meet at the Section 7A meet in Cloquet Thursday. Sophomore Ellyssa Peterson had a runner up

T'hawk girls 5th at Section 7AA meet - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Grand Rapids cross country team competed at the Section 7AA meet in Princeton Thursday. Emma Stertz led all runners with a 23rd place finish in a time of 16:12 and the girls team placed fifth in t

NaNoWriMo at the Library - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

For the second year in a row, the Grand Rapids Area Library is inviting the residents of the greater Itasca County area to try their hand at writing... a novel. November is National Novel Writing Mont

Reading, learning, and succeeding with Project READ - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

We wanted images about reading to your child to be as well-known as the Got Milk? posters. Those inspiring words opened the October 2014 Project READ Summit. Thanks to the support of the Blandin F

L&M Fleet Supply donates to the K-9s - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

L&M Fleet Supply, along with Eukanuba, began donating dog food to the Itasca County Sheriffs Office K-9 officers Lambo and Sarge when the K-9 program was established at the sheriffs office in 20

Bipartisan support for broadband in MN “ the difference is the fuding mechanism - Blandin on Broadband

The Austin Daily Herald recently posted higlights from a debate between the candidates for Minnesota House District 27A: the incumbent Shannon Savick, a Democrat from Wells and challenger Peggy Bennett, a Republican from Albert Lea. Broadband came up Both candidates agreed that high-speed broadband infrastructure is important for Greater Minnesota but disagreed how the state should bring it to areas outside the Twin Cities. Lets find a way to fund broadband but not with taxes, Bennett said.

Flood joins Northland Counseling - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Lauren Flood has started with Northland Counseling Center this October.

Three join Miskovich Dental Clinic - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Miskovich Dental Clinic is proud to announce the addition of three new professionals to its team. These dental professionals bring a wealth of experience and excellent patient care to Miskovich Dental

Local residents wins free fuel from Cenex - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Three local residents have received a special thank you for their contributions to the community. Gloria Hughes and Keith Puglisi of Grand Rapids, and Ray Isaacs of Deer River were selected to receive

Public's assistance sought in finding missing man - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Deer River school soft lockdown connected to man's disappearance

Man in custody for death of infant son - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

An Inger, Minn., man has been taken into custody for the death of his two-and-half month old son.

Artist Ann Erickson - Caregiving for a loved one - Grand Rapids

When: Thu Nov 6, 2014 7pm to 8pm CST Where: Grand Rapids Public Library, 140 NE 2nd St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Artist, Ann Erickson is presenting a program on caregiving for a loved one with dementia as part of National Alzheimers & Caregivers month. Join her at the Grand Rapids library on Thursday, Nov 6th at 7pm. The event is free a

Raiders host Broncos tonight in Section 7AA quarterfinals - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

COLERAINE Rhaya Tomberlin-Anderson knows the International Falls team her Greenway volleyball team beat easily in three sets on Sept. 22, will be vastly improved from the one her team will see tonig

Rapids swims past Superior; Justus breaks diving record - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Grand Rapids swimming and diving team defeated Superior, 94-76, Tuesday at home.

Program on ―Living Muslim in the Land of 10,000 Lakes at the library, Oct. 30 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Grand Rapids Area Library welcomes Jessica Zikri, an American Muslim woman, in presenting a program, Minnesota Muslimah: Living Muslim in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. The

Trick-or-treat at the Forest History Center this weekend - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Forest History Center will host Spooky Timbers on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25, 6 9 p.m.

New Content from Thursday October 23

Social Media Breakfast - Technology Tuesday - Grand Rapids

When: Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:30am to 8:30am CDT Where: Itasca Technology Exchange, 201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: A case study - "Visit Grand Rapids". Come hear the success of this website and the strategies used to promote it. Megan Christianson and Anna Anderson will discuss the benefits of promoting your business.

Peasants with Torches - Multimedia event - Grand Rapids

When: Thu Oct 30, 2014 6pm to Thu Oct 30, 2014 9pm CDT Where: Timberlake Lodge, 144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Peasants With Torches is a multimedia art presentation featuring music by four Grand Rapids area groups and art work by Tom Page. Page will display 50 original new works, including portraits of the musicians. The event is next Thursday, October 30th, at the Timberlake Lodge in Grand Rapids.

Minnesota Broadband Task Force Agenda October 29, 2014 - Blandin on Broadband

I plan to attend and take notes. But its always good for the task Force to hear from the public Governors Task Force on Broadband October 29, 2014 DEED James J. Hill Conference Room 1st National Bank Building 332 Minnesota Street Saint Paul, MN, 55101-1351 10:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:10 a.m. Welcome/Approval of Minutes/Public Comments 10:10 a.m. 10:20 a.m. Update from Office of Broadband Development 10:20 a.m.

New staff at Office of Broadband Development - Blandin on Broadband

The Office of Broadband Development just announced their recent hires New Faces at the Office of Broadband Development Our office is doubling in size (almost)! This week we are adding two new staff. Jane Leonard, who some of you may know from her work in technology and rural development issues, joins us to handle the intricacies of the Border to Border Broadband Development grant program and other OBD team projects.

T'hawks cruise past Hunters in section opener - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Grand Rapids advanced to the Section 7AAA quarterfinals after a sweep over Duluth Denfeld at home Wednesday.

Section volleyball: Rapids, Raiders, Hornets advance - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Section Volleyball

School board candidates discuss district issues - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Foreign language, class sizes, condition of facilities, Common Core testing addressed

Local author Rajala to sign books - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Meet Minnesota author Nikki Rajala as she releases Waters Like the Sky, the adventure tale of a young voyageur, co-authored by the late Agnes Peloquin Rajala.

Sanderson receives 2014 Dedicated Service Award - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Barb Sanderson, Itasca County HRA Commissioner, is the recipient of the 2014 Dedicated Service Award for Commissioners from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopme

N-K school district dissolves collaborative services agreement - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

NASHWAUK After months of frustration, the Nashwauk-Keewatin (N-K) School Board Tuesday voted to dissolve its collaborative services agreements with the Greenway School District, opting to steer the