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Live from the Iron Range

This winter while creating a reel for Hello, Range!, I bumped into a song by violist Lindsey Stirling. Rated the “highest-ranked female” on Forbes 2015 YouTube Artist List, Stirling played in Hibbing in the mid-2000s during her rise to fame. Her live performance stuck with me. Stirling is classically trained, but she plays violin like […]

Avocado Toast with New Iron Rangers

Yesterday I spent the work day in Aurora. It is one of the prettiest drives, that stretch on HWY 135 just past the Giant’s Ridge turn and Embarass Lake. Pines hug the shoulders, and you gently enter Aurora with her cozy, submerged Pine Grove Park. After a delightful 9:00 AM meeting, I excitedly landed at […]

Range Schools are Great–and there’s proof

Growing up in Hibbing we always heard that Hibbing had the BEST education. Some of this was word of mouth, perhaps based on the 1968 Bellamy Award given to one school each year to honor outstanding academics. But part was and IS based on fact: Rock Ridge, Mesabi East, Mountain Iron-Buhl, and Hibbing High all […]

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