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Hibbing's Adam Johnson called up to NHL | National Sports  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — A lifetime of hard work has paid off for Adam Johnson.



Hugh V. 'Butch' Tate III | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Hugh V. “Butch” Tate III, 74, of Hibbing, died Monday, March 18, 2019, in his home with family at his side. He was born Jan. 30, 1945, in Hibbing the son of Hugh ...



Hibbing boys advance to 7AAA title game | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

DULUTH — There's always a concern going into any game, but Hibbing High School boys basketball coach Joel McDonald was a little more worried about ...



Rybachek wins state title at 128-pounds | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — At the end of January, Hibbing High School wrestler Kya Rybachek injured her hamstring, which officially ended her season.



'Jackets left memories | Columns | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Congratulations to the Hibbing High School girls basketball team and their sixth-place finish at the State Class 3A Tournament Friday.



HHS matmen hosting 7AA Individual Meet | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Last year, the Hibbing High School wrestling team has six individuals advance to the state meet individually.



'Jackets take down Hawks | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School Gymnasium was drenched with 3-pointers Thursday night.



Hibbing swimmers earn All-State honors | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS — When the Hibbing High School boys swimming team scores in the state meet, the Bluejackets are usually in the top 20.



Tigers beat 'Jackets for 7AAA title | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

DULUTH — In the end, big Jon Stimmler was just too much to handle.



Schmitz recalls last state team | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

CAMBRIDGE — It was 12 years ago, but Doug Schmitz remembers it as if it happened only yesterday.



Gary Hamilton Gardeski | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Gary Gardeski went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 10, 2019, at the age of 63.



'Jacket girls fall in consolation final | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

ST. PAUL — Six Hibbing High School girls basketball senior saw their careers come to an end at Gangelhoff Center on the campus of Concordia University ...



'Jacket boys 5 set to take on Rebels | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School boys basketball team is coming of a hard-fought win over Virginia, but things don't get any easier.



'Jackets end regular season with victory | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — With a 45-27 lead at the half, the Hibbing High School boys basketball team knew the game was far from over.



Walz hits 'Castle in the Woods' on tour  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — A crowd of nearly two dozen educators, school board members and administrators huddled around Gov. Tim Walz as he addressed them Thursday ...



HHS girls 5 hopes to finish strong | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — With one game remaining in the regular season, the Hibbing HIgh School girls basketball team wants to keep moving forward.



Harold M. Osborne | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Harold M. Osborne, 94, of Silica (Hibbing), passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, surrounded by family due to complications from lymphoma. He was born in ...



Recreation and Sports News | Free Press  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Dodgeball Tourney set. HIBBING — The inaugural Can't Dodge Our Cause Co-ed Dodgeball Tournament Fundraiser will be conducted on Saturday, April 13, ...



Pernat is in diving finals | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS — Hibbing High School diver Riley Pernat struggled, but the Bluejacket senior overcame his struggles and advanced into the Saturday's finals at ...



HHS girls advance to 7AAA title game | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

DULUTH — Trailing by two points at the half in Saturday's Section 7AAA Girls Basketball Tournament semifinal game against Princeton, the Hibbing High ...



Born leader: Borland captains three teams to section titles  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — In the long and storied history of the Hibbing High School boys swimming program, a lot of things have been accomplished except one — no team ...



'Jackets, 'Hawks battle for 7AAA title | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — In two games against Grand Rapids this season, the Hibbing High School girls basketball team is 0-2, losing both games by four points.



Jump in with both feet! | Columnists  Hibbing Daily Tribune

In the spring of my freshman year of high school I gave in to peer pressure, and it was one of the best things I ever did.



'Jacket boys escape Chisago Lakes, move on in 7AAA  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — It was gut-check time for the Hibbing High School boys basketball team in its Section 7AAA quarterfinal game against Chisago Lakes Tuesday night.



HHS seeks new program director  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — After an overwhelmingly positive response to the new Career Academy at Hibbing High School, the school board Wednesday approved posting a ...



Terrence Carl DeGrazia | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Terrence Carl DeGrazia passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, in Buckley, Wash. Terrence was born May 27, 1937, to Carl and Mary DeGrazia in Stevenson, ...



HHS swimmers take strong team to state | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Competing at the state meet is nothing new for the Hibbing High School boys swimming team.



'Jacket girls 5 moves on to stage 2 of playoffs: Hibbing takes on Princeton in 7AAA semifinal contest  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — How important is bench scoring? Just ask Hibbing High School girls basketball coach Dave LaCoe, who knows first hand how crucial it is.



'Jackets swim well in 6A Prelims | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

GRAND RAPIDS — The Hibbing High School boys swimming picked up No. 1 seeds at the Section 6A Swimming Preliminary Meet held Thursday at the Robert ...



TERRENCE DeGRAZIA  Renton Reporter

Terrence was born May 27, 1937 to Carl and Mary DeGrazia in Stevenson, MN and passed away March 4, 2019 in Buckley, WA. Terrence family moved to ...



HHS swimmers advance to finals | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS — The Hibbing High School boys swimming team had three individual and one relay advance to the finals at the State Class A Swimming ...



Fuenffinger carries on strong family tradition | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — There's been a lot of successful families on the Hibbing High School wrestling team, but one in particular, the Fuenffinger's, have had a market on ...



Relay success: Buying into the plan makes relays successful  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Going into the Section 6A finals, the Hibbing High School relay teams were seeded third, sixth and fourth.



Hibbing dunks Virginia, 102-74  Mesabi Daily News

HIBBING — One goal every season for the Hibbing High School boys basketball team is winning the Iron Range Conference title.



Bluejacket wrestlers are ready to compete at State Class AA Meet  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — One thing all four Hibbing High School wrestlers who qualified for the Minnesota State Class A Wrestling Tournament have in common is that they ...



'Jacket matmen get four to state | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — If there's one thing Zack Neuman has it's confidence.



Old hat at state: Pernat competing in his 5th state diving meet  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — When it comes to diving at the state meet, Riley Pernat is a seasoned veteran.



Inside presence: Tuomi, Maki, Manning all provide a different skill set in the paint  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — For most of the season, the stated defensive goal of the Hibbing High School girls basketball team was to hold their opponents to under 40 points.



Duane Jerome Winsor | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Duane Winsor of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Hibbing and Babbitt, passed on Feb. 16, 2019, due to health problems. Duane was born July 30, 1943, to Michael ...



Lawrence Vern Prince | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Lawrence Vern Prince, 89, of Rochester,, Minn., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, from pneumonia complications at St. Mary's hospital, ...



Bluejackets' David Platt places 6th in state wrestling meet  Hibbing Daily Tribune

ST. PAUL — Several area wrestlers were still in action at the Minnesota State Class AA Wrestling Tournament which was conducted at the Xcel Energy Center in ...



'Jacket girls move on in 7AAA: Hbbing overcomes some jitters for 18-point win  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Thanks to its bench players, the Hibbing High School girls basketball team lives to play another day.



'Jackets claim IRC crown: Hibbing staves off Blue Devil rallies for 102-74 win  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — One goal every season for the Hibbing High School boys basketball team is winning the Iron Range Conference title.



Jimmie Virgil Gustafson | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Jimmie Virgil Gustafson, 82, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Hibbing, passed away at home on Feb. 20, 2019.



Rosalie Constance Michelich (nee Rocchio) | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Rosalie Constance Michelich (nee Rocchio), 76, of Plymouth, Minn., passed away peacefully on Feb. 24, 2019, after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer.



HHS swimmers win 6A title: Bluejackets win 7 events, all 3 relays  Hibbing Daily Tribune

GRAND RAPIDS — The Hibbing High School boys swimming team picked the right time to be hitting on all cylinders.



Business briefs | Free Press  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Architectural Resources, Inc. (ARI) hires graphic designer. Architectural Resources, Inc. is proud to announce that Hibbing native, Margaret “Maggie” Furlong, ...



New flagpole at Hibbing High School dedicated by Legion and children  Hibbing Daily Tribune

When you are next by the high school, take some time to visit the flagpole. It is an impressive 110 feet tall and may very well be the tallest flagpole.



Walz visits 'Castle in the Woods' during state budget tour  Mesabi Daily News

HIBBING — A crowd of nearly two dozen educators, school board members and administrators huddled around Gov. Tim Walz as he addressed them Thursday ...



Hibbing High School first quarter honor roll | Free Press  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Exemplary Honor Roll. Grade 12. Daniel Anthony Blain, Mark Andrew Borland, Jacob Steven Chamernick, Nicolas Dean Cicchi, William Parker Durie, Sara Ann ...



HIBBING HIGH SCHOOL SECOND QUARTER HONOR ROLL | Free Press  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Exemplary Honor Roll. Grade 12. Daniel Anthony Blain, Mark Andrew Borland, Michael Job Brandt, Jacob Steven Chamernick, Nicolas Dean Cicchi, William ...



Hibbing boys 5 are prepared for Showcase | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Three years ago, Hibbing High School boys basketball coach Joel McDonald wanted to change up the format the Hibbing Holiday Tournament.



'Castle in the woods' just got grander  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Striking upgrades to the Hibbing High School (HHS) auditorium begin to come into view as soon as you approach from the hallway.



HHS social media bomb threat false | Free Press  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — There was no credibility to a social media post discovered Thursday about bombs at Hibbing High School, according to the Hibbing Police ...



HHS to unveil Career Academy  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Hibbing High School is giving students an opportunity to try out different careers.



McDonald is Hibbing's first 2,000-point scorer | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Already the leading scorer in the history of Hibbing High School basketball – both boys and girls – senior Abbey McDonald reached another ...



Turner is big addition to HHS girls team  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School girls basketball team enjoyed a good 2017-18 season and virtually the entire team was returning this winter.



High School Auditorium: The gem of Hibbing | Years Of Yore  Hibbing Daily Tribune

The photo on the cover of the Hibbing Daily Tribune this past Wednesday, June 12, 2018, is startling. Seeing the seats all removed from the Hibbing High School ...



Hibbing Alpine ski team returns plenty of talent  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Twenty-eight degrees Fahrenheit. That's the optimum temperature for snow making. On Nov. 8, the temperature at Giants Ridge dropped below that ...



Hibbing cruises to 29-point win over Lumberjacks | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — There is no question that if the Hibbing High School boys basketball team can play like it did late in the first half and the entire second half.



Hibbing swimmers are 4th in Hibbing Invite | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Hibbing High School boys swimming coach Mike Veneziano wanted to see his team would perform following three days off and only one practice ...



Jacket Jamboree  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Upcoming Jacket Jamboree Court members Nick Furlong, Maria Gherardi, Luke Lundell, Sara Funlong, Dylan Jesperson, Lexi Bexell, Matt Fridlund, Abby ...



'Jacket swimmers will be reloading and rebuilding | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School boys swimming team has won two-straight Section 6A titles, so is a third one on the horizon?



Bluejacket Nordic skiers hit the trails | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

BIWABIK — Five members of the Hibbing High School Nordic ski team competed in the Mesabi East Invitational Saturday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.



HHS boys upset Princeton | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

PRINCETON — In what Hibbing High School boys basketball coach Joel McDonald called one of Hibbing's biggest wins in recent years, the Bluejackets ...



Hibbing Community Celebrates High School Auditorium Restoration  WDIO

The Hibbing community celebrated the restoration of the Hibbing High School auditorium on Wednesday night.



Larry Wallin | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Larry Wallin passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 6, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Chisholm. He fought a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer, but died ...



'Jackets take a bite out of Huskies | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The first time the Hibbing High School boys basketball team got out of the first round of the North Star Hardwood Showcase with a win was back in.



Hibbing Nordic skiers hit the trails in Duluth  Hibbing Daily Tribune

DULUTH — A number of Nordic skiers from Hibbing High School competed in the Duluth East Invite which was conducted Wednesday at Snowflake Ski Center ...



Hibbing swimmers are at True Team State | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Hibbing High School boys swimming coach Mike Veneziano likes swimming in the True Team State Meet, but after finishing second in the Section ...



Hibbing Schools Security Improvement Plan in Practice  WDIO

This academic year, Hibbing Public School District has secured their entrances in order to enhance security. The originally 2 year project was fast-tracked over ...



Hall of Famers honored | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

The Class of 2018 being inducted into the Hibbing High School Hall of Fame posed for a picture at the front steps of the high school. Pictured from left, row.



'Jackets take down Giants | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — After going 1-1 over the weekend, the one thing the Hibbing High School boys basketball team had to do was tighten up their defense.



Veneziano finds his starting point | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Now, the real work can begin. Hibbing High School boys swimming coach Mike Veneziano had to find a starting point to begin his workouts, and he ...



'Jacket 11 has to keep working: Hibbing hosts Grand Rapids today  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School football team might be 1-0, but there's still some work to be done.



Luck o' the seniors  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Dressed in green for St. Patrick's Day dress-up, the following Hibbing High School seniors are this year's homecoming candidates. They include, back row from ...



James Earl 'Jimmy' Extrum | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

James Earl “Jimmy” Extrum, 71, Hibbing, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at St. Lukes Hospital in Duluth. He was born in Hibbing on Oct. 27, 1947, to Earl and Mary ...



HHS Drama presents 'Shrek the Musical' | Free Press  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Once upon a time, in a swamp far, far away, lived a prickly green ogre who sparked fear in the hearts of villagers. Shrek is *content* to live out his days ...



Reinstalling the seats  Hibbing Daily Tribune

The hall leading up to the Hibbing High School (HHS) auditorium are lined high with boxes on both sides as the newly-reupholstered seats are currently being ...



Bluejacket boys five upends Chisholm | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — With the lack of a true big man for both teams, one would figure it would be a running game when the Hibbing High School boys basketball team.



Herbert Patrick Sellars | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Herbert Patrick Sellars, 83, passed away on Nov. 11, 2018, at home on Dark Lake, his favorite place in the world.



'Jackets tame Tigers | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Dave LaCoe is not satisfied if his Hibbing High School girls basketball team allows opponents to score more than 40 points in a game.



The old seating is history!  Hibbing Daily Tribune

The seats have been removed from of the Hibbing High School auditorium, marking a milestone in the renovation process.



Devin James Eskeli | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Devin James Eskeli, 20, of Hibbing, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Devin was a lifelong resident of Hibbing and a true Iron Ranger.



McKibbon was an all-around athlete for HHS  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — When Jamie McKibbon was playing sports at Hibbing High School, people marveled at the athletic skills she brought to the table.



Jakich dominated in Northern Minnesota: Excelled in gymnastics, diving  Hibbing Daily Tribune

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Back in the late 1980's, one Hibbing High School athlete dominated in gymnastics and diving.



Elizabeth C. “Betty” Bugliosi | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Elizabeth C. “Betty” Bugliosi, 80, lifelong Hibbing resident, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in her home. She was born in Hibbing to Thomas and Delia (McHardy) ...



'Jacket girls 5 has home opener today: Hibbing opens with 7AAA foe Thunderhawks  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Is this the season the Hibbing High School girls basketball team makes some noise in Section 7AAA?



Graduation through the decades | Years Of Yore  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Graduation. No matter the level of education, no matter the school, graduation is a time of taking pride in reaching an achievement. Through the years in ...



Bluejackets hosting 20 teams in Hibbing Jamboree | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — After one week in a hot and humid gymnasium and practicing against one another, the Hibbing High School volleyball team is looking for a change ...



'Jackets start 2018 season with a win | High School | hibbingmn.com  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — In most football games, the team that makes the fewer mistakes wins.



David Lee Whitlock | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

David Lee Whitlock, 62, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at his residence. David was born Oct. 22, 1956, in Hibbing, to Albert and Lois (Green) ...



McGaffey helps lead Bluejacket 11 | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Although this is only his third year of playing organized football, Jonun McGaffey has become a mainstay on the undefeated Hibbing High School ...



Lightning strikes Bluejackets | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — It was all about seeding when the Hibbing/Chisholm High School girls tennis team took on Grand Rapids/Greenway.



Elvera Helen (Checco) Johnson | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Elvera (Checco) Johnson, 106, former longtime resident of Hibbing, passed away on Jan. 10, 2019, at North Ridge Care Center in New Hope, Minn. Elvera was ...



Dorothy Catherine Enich | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Dorothy Catherine Enich, 94, of Hibbing, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. Dorothy was born on Nov. 21, 1924, in ...



Trapshooters complete fall season | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School fall trapshooting team enjoyed a fine season during the Minnesota State Clay Target League Fall Season, placing high in ...



Bluejacket girls down Cloquet | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — Last season when the Hibbing High School girls basketball team played Cloquet on the road, it appeared the Bluejackets were in the driver's seat ...



William 'Bill' Victor Schleppegrell | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

William “Bill” Victor Schleppegrell, 95, longtime Hibbing resident, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. He was born on ...



Connie June Dropps | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Connie June Dropps, 80, of Hibbing, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at Fairview Range Medical Center. Connie grew up in Hibbing, graduating from ...



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