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Several types of electric vehicles (EVs), including Teslas, an electric Polaris Ranger and electric bicycles, will be available to the public for viewing during a special EV-focused event on Monday, Sept. 16, in Duluth. The goal of this event is to connect those interested in EVs to those wh…

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Angela Ledding of Northview Bank was awarded a diploma on Aug. 9, 2019, at commencement exercises during the 75th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Angela graduated with High Honors and also received a Certificate of Executiv…

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On Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 from 12-3 p.m., Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty is once again inviting local dogs and their families to “Doggy’s Day Out,” a free pooch pampering event dedicated to dogs and their families that provide them a home. The event will benefit Great Tails Animal Rescu…

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Issue of MPCA/EPA comments pending in district court

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Jordan Stejskal of Grand Rapids, Minn., recently joined Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty as a Realtor®. He will be based full-time in the brokerage’s office at 812 S. Pokegama Ave., in Grand Rapids.

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Bigfork Valley hospital in Bigfork, was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country for patient satisfaction for the seventh time which is more than any other hospital in the nation according to Bigfork Valley Director of Ancillary Services Angela Kleffman.

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The BIG (Business is Good) members toured the Grace House led by Jessyca Bardvel Wednesday, June 26. The Grace House was then presented with a donation of $280 from the members.

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During Culver’s second spring in Grand Rapids, they continued a nation-wide commitment to the FFA with a month long campaign starting with a share night at the end of April, scoop of thanks on May 2 and a concluding share night. During the Month of April, Culver’s also sponsored donation can…

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Through the contributions of Lake Country Power's participating members, the Operation Round Up® Trust Board recently approved $50,000 in assistance to local community programs during its quarterly meeting.

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For more than 30 years, Hollywood Bait was a thriving business in the Bovey/Coleraine area, serving the entire area from Pengilly to LaPrairie. People came to depend on the services and convenience that the store offered. From live bait and fishing tackle to auto supplies and groceries, Holl…

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Residents of Grand Rapids, Minnesota will now be able to recognize landmarks on one of the most well-known board games out there. Sold exclusively in the Grand Rapids Walmart store, Grand Rapids-Opoly was released in May of 2019 and features familiar parts of the town within the game.

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Sugar Lake Lodge opened in June of 1994. Growing up, Fred Bobich spent his summers living with his grandparents, Alex and Myrle Ruttger, while working for his uncle, Jack Ruttger, at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge. When the opportunity to build Sugar Lake Lodge presented itself, it was Jack who ga…

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Tammi Bischoff of Grand Rapids, recently joined Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty as a Realtor®. She will partner with realtor Karen Gessell as a real estate team within the Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty brokerage.

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The staff at Sammy’s Pizza Grand Rapids presents the Grand Rapids Disabled American Veterans (DAV) representatives Ted Jame, Big Dave Valdison and Wayne Patra with a check for $16,700 from the annual one-day event when all proceeds go to the local DAV. In addition to the Grand Rapids locatio…

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Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital received an ‘A’ from the Leapfrog Group as part of their Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Grand Itasca’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing the highest level of safety in health care.

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This spring, MDI will award $1,000 scholarships to eight high school students across the state – $8,000 total – for further education at either two- or four-year institutions. Going into its seventh year, the MDI scholarship program focuses on applicants between the ages of 18-21 who live in…

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After 16 years of business, the Burggraf family has sold the Grand Rapids Ground Round. The locally owned, casual-eating grill and bar has been a popular staple in the Grand Rapids community since opening its doors in January 2013.

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Grand Rapids — The Itasca AIS Program announced the Itasca FiveStar Initiative at this week’s Itasca Area Lake Service Provider Summit.  A lake service provider is a business that installs/removes docks/lifts seasonally and/or offers other products and services for lake, river, and other pro…

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Nancy Kurtz, an American Family Insurance agency owner in Grand Rapids MN, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.

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Thrifty White Pharmacy has announced its partnership with Audiology Concepts to bring hearing evaluations to Grand Rapids. Audiology Concepts opened inside the Thrifty White Pharmacy at 1105 S. Pokegama Ave on March 1. Appointments are scheduled Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. by appointment…

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CENTURY 21 Land of Lakes has announced that CENTURY 21 Great North Broker Council will recognize Michelle Kutschat, Jordan Osse and Deb Bounds, realtors with the office, as top-producers region wide when it will honor them with Multi-Million Dollar Producer Awards at their annual awards even…

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Grand Rapids native, Dr. Ryan Mueller, announces the opening of his new orthodontic office located at 615 NE 4th St. in Grand Rapids. With its contemporary interiors and up-to-date equipment, Grand Rapids Orthodontics aims to pair friendly, knowledgeable staff with the latest technologies to…

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About 40 cities and townships in seven northeastern Minnesota counties would receive a boost in aid under legislation introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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The Minnesota Grocers Association announced Senator Justin Eichorn (R-Grand Rapids) as a Hero of the Food Industry. Eichorn received the honor for his leadership in advancing the food industry’s priorities at the Minnesota Legislature.

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Wendy Uzelac, broker/owner of RE/MAX Thousand Lakes in Grand Rapids, has announced the formation of her real estate team: The Northwoods Team at RE/MAX Thousand Lakes. The team consists of Uzelac (team lead), Tina Marie Ladner and Jaden Houwman.

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Marjorie “Marge” Sella, District Conservationist for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in northern St. Louis and Itasca Counties, is retiring Jan. 31.

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CENTURY 21 Land of Lakes has announced Paula Broten-Piskel has joined its firm as a sales associate. She will specialize in residential, land and recreational property sales in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area.

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HIBBING — As the clock struck noon Saturday, Dec. 29, Hardware Hanks Owner Beth Voigt locked the glass doors behind the final customers the Nashwauk hardware store would ever see.

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Angie Broberg, CIC, CISR of Greater Insurance Service has successfully completed the annual continuing education requirement of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.

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