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Stars align at the zoo | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

For Grand Rapids High School graduate Maggie Gibbons, working with animals was always a dream. However, she knew she would have to work earnestly in ...



GRHS Speech competes in local speech festival  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) Speech Team competed at its last regular-season meet of the year, the Grand Rapids Speech Festival, at the Robert J.



Rapids athletes moving on to the collegiate level  Herald Review

Wednesday was National Signing Day at Grand Rapids High School where four student-athletes committed to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level.



Former Badgers and Grand Rapids native Alex Illikainen transfers to UMD  KBJR 6

DULUTH, MN (UMD Press Release) - The University of Minnesota Duluth and head coach Justin Wieck have announced the signing of Alex Illikainen, who ...



Sixty young performers to present 'Shrek The Musical JR.'  Herald Review

Performance is fifth in the Theater Education Program, a Grand Rapids Players/Reif collaboration. Sixty talented young performers, grades three through 12, will ...



GR Players gear up for 13th annual summer kids camp  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids Players is an organization that seems to never stop moving. Currently engrossed in both their community theatre production of “Mamma Mia!



Steven John Fahey  Mesabi Daily News

Steven John Fahey, Oct. 27, 1968 - Jan. 4, 2019, Hudson, WI passed away peacefully at his home in Hudson WI, due to complications from ALS.



2018 Grand Rapids High School Fall Homecoming | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

The 2018 Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) Fall Court King and Queen were Lucas Jones and Lucia Wyland. Other members of the court were Logan Kuschel ...



Grand Rapids High School Class of 1960  Herald Review

The GRHS Class of 1960 will be celebrating their reunion at the Eagles Club on Aug. 31. Because we see each other so rarely, please come join in the fun!



Grand Rapids High School Speech team competes in Hibbing  Herald Review

On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Grand Rapids High School Speech team competed at the Hibbing Heartbreaker Speech Tournament at Hibbing High School.



Grand Rapids High School Class of 1958 | Calendar  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School Class of 1958 will hold its 60th class reunion Sept. 7 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Timberlake Lodge.



GRHS Class of 1968 to celebrate 50th | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

It was May 31, 1968 when 329 students graduated from Grand Rapids High School. Now, 50 years later, the class is holding their reunion Friday, Aug. 10 at the ...



ISD 318 elementary projects attract interest from bidders | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

The process of designing and constructing new elementary facilities within Independent School District (ISD) 318 continues on schedule and on budget, ...



GRHS Madrigal Dinner celebrates 25 years | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

Tickets for the 25th annual Madrigal Dinner are now on sale. This event, held on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m., is put on by the.



GRHS 2019 Winter Homecoming royalty crowned  Herald Review

Grand Rapids High School capped off 2019 Winter Homecoming Friday during a lively pep fest in the school gymnasium. With a salad dressing theme, each day ...



GRHS Speech Team attends Drakes Speech Challenge  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) Speech Team attended the Drakes Speech Challenge in Blackduck on Saturday, March 16. Students competed in all 13 ...



Don Kuusinen  Herald Review

Don Kuusinen has retired after 50 years of officiating wrestling all over Northern Minnesota. He also was an outstanding wrestler and coach at Grand Rapids ...



Mueller announces opening of new Orthodontics Clinic  Herald Review

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 ...



Speech season 2019 is underway  Herald Review

Robert J. Elkington Middle School (RJEMS) eighth graders and Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) ninth graders attended the first junior high speech meet of ...



2018 WinterGlo festivities  Herald Review

Grand Rapids' annual winter holiday celebration kicks off on Friday, Nov. 30. Sponsored by the Grand Rapids Downtown Business Association, the WinterGlo ...



GRHS Speech Team competes at Golden Bear Speech Extravaganza  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) Speech Team competed at the Golden Bear Speech Extravaganza in Eveleth-Gilbert on Saturday, March 9. Students ...



Conditions ideal at Mt. Itasca for winter fun during school break  Herald Review

With more than 10 inches of *fresh* snow, a President's Day holiday followed by a week of no school, Mount Itasca Winter Sports Center is the place to be.



GRHS presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'  Herald Review

On April 26, the curtain will open on a beloved musical, “Bye, Bye Birdie,” a loving send-up of early 1960s small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll.



T'hawks fishing team are state champs | Sports  Herald Review

The B.A.S.S. Minnesota High School State Championship was held Aug. 25-26 on Pokegama Lake. There were 87 qualifying teams from seven conferences ...



A blizzard of snow at Mt. Itasca  Herald Review

Way too much fun at Mount Itasca to waste time indoors this winter!”



Hill City School closed after threat posted on social media  Herald Review

Hill City School canceled all classes and activities early Thursday morning after a threat was conveyed overnight through social media. School officials took the ...



GRHS takes sixth at Early Bird Speech Meet  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School Speech Team hosted the first meet of the season, the Early Bird Speech Meet, at the Robert J. Elkington Middle School on ...



Itasca County food shelf sees rise in visits, expects more over summer vacation  Herald Review

The food shelf serving Itasca County witnessed an increase in visits in the first quarter of 2018, following four years of visible decreases. The trend is one which ...



Grand Rapids defenseman, 15, verbally commits to SCSU  St. Cloud Times

Jack Peart, who has spent the last 2 seasons playing Bantam AA, is 1st Minnesotan to commit to new Huskies head coach Brett Larson.



Wild's Eric Fehr surprised by former Gopher Nate Schmidt's suspension  Star Tribune

When Wild forward Eric Fehr heard the news, that his former teammate with the Capitals, Nate Schmidt, had been suspended 20 games for violating the NHL's ...



New elementaries reduce overcrowding at RJEMS  Herald Review

ISD 318 is a community that values and celebrates achievement. Unfortunately, the lack of space for the youngest learners in our district makes achieving more ...



10 Minnesota high school stars taken in the NHL Draft  Bring Me The News

A lot of them played juniors in the USHL last season.



Grand Rapids Region School Referendum Update  FOX 21 Online

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Yes terday residents living in the ISD 318 area cast their. votes regarding referendums to the school district. Below are the ballot ...



The Grand Rapids High School Marching Band | Featured  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School Marching Band had a successful season this fall starting with Fill the Hill on Aug. 11. Competitions included: Prairie Colors ...



HCC takes national consolation title | High School  Hibbing Daily Tribune

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — The Hibbing Community College women's basketball team culminated a tremendous season by claiming the consolation championship at ...



Speech program provides benefits long past high school  Herald Review

While many of the programs at Grand Rapids High School get a lot of attention, there is one you may not have heard much about: speech. While speech may ...



Spaghetti dinners send D.A.R.E. students to see the Twins  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids Eagles Club hosted the D.A.R.E 16th Annual Spaghetti Feed March 24 and again it was a huge success.



Patricia Lou Benson | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Patricia Lou Benson, 83, longtime resident of Hibbing, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Bayshore Nursing Home in Duluth. She was born June 29, 1935, ...



GRADUATION: Grand Rapids High School Class of 2011 top grads  Herald Review

Grand Rapids High School Graduation will be held Friday, June 3 at 7pm at the IRA Civic Center.



Miller picks up scraps, ends his scoring drought for SCSU  Duluth News Tribune

ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Micah Miller has been through some scoring droughts before. But when he banged a rebound in for the St. Cloud State men's hockey team ...



Grand Rapids High School super mileage car achieves 775 miles per gallon  Herald Review

This year, eight seniors and six juniors made up the Grand Rapids super mileage team. This project is a class offered at Grand Rapids High School. During the ...



High stakes in battle for seat in Congress from Minnesota's Eighth District  Star Tribune

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – On one side of the local high school, Joe Radinovich shook hands with teachers. On another floor of the building, Pete Stauber was ...



Indian bust donation brings back mascot discussion | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

Earlier this summer, Don Kuusinen, a representative from the Grand Rapids High School class of 1963, brought a painted Indian head bust to the ISD 318 ...



Florence Wold Widstrand | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Florence Wold Widstrand, 98, of Hibbing, died Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Guardian Angels Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hibbing. She was born Aug.



Elizabeth Marie Dopp  Mesabi Daily News

Elizabeth Marie (Bernini) Dopp, age 24, of Grand Rapids, MN passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. Liz was born November 25, 1993 at St.



Grand Rapids High School Unveils New Logos  FOX 21 Online

There's a new look at Grand Rapids High School. The school unveiled new logos for the Athletic Department Thursday, just in time for the new school year.



It's Miner Week in Grand Rapids | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

This week has been dedicated to a Grand Rapids couple completely committed to the health and success of their community. This Monday, with approval from ...



'Hawks soar past 'Jackets | College Sports  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Grand Rapids High School volleyball team started slow, but once they got firing on all cylinders, the Thunderhawks soared to a victory.



The Class of 1946–2018  New York Magazine

Survivors of school shootings in America over the past 72, including the attacks at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, Virginia Tech, and ...



Marinucci named boys hockey coach at Grand Rapids  Herald Review

Grand Rapids native Chris Marinucci was named the head boys hockey coach at Grand Rapids High School Wednesday.



Bigfork volleyball  Herald Review

The Bigfork volleyball team went 3-0 to win a tournament in Hill City Saturday. Pictured front row, from left: Madilyn Shandorf, Hannah Johnson, and coach ...



County Releases Stauber Emails  WDIO

St. Louis County has released 22 emails, some of which are duplicates, between Pete Stauber and representatives from the NRCC. They cover interview ...



Behind the scenes at ICC: With Bart Johnson, Provost  Herald Review

Q: How about we begin with a little background? A: I was born and raised in Grand Rapids, and was a 1995 graduate of Grand Rapids High School. My dad is ...



Thunderhawks unveil new logo design | Sports  Herald Review

Grand Rapids High School revealed a new Thunderhawk logo at a presentation at the Reif Center Thursday afternoon. It's the first new logo design for the ...



Gophers men’s hockey: McLaughlin’s goal with 7.8 seconds left beats Irish  St. Paul Pioneer Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — If you want to silence the Fighting Irish, you call on an Irish kid from northern Minnesota, apparently. That was the secret for the Gophers ...



Hilda 'Ilene' Ventrella  Mesabi Daily News

Hilda “Ilene” Ventrella, 83, of Hoyt Lakes, died Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Spectrum Carefree Living in Aurora. Ilene was born on September 5, 1935 to ...



GRHS speech sends two to state | Schools / Education  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids High School (GRHS) speech team competed at the Section 7AA Speech Tournament at Duluth East High School on Saturday, April 1.



Daren L. Wilson, 47  Jackson County Pilot

Daren L. Wilson, 47, of Petersburg, Minnesota passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 9th. A funeral *service* will be held at 10a.m. on Friday, January ...



Bronco Athletic Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 to be honored  International Falls Journal

Four individuals and a region champion volleyball team from International Falls will be honored at 7 p.m. March 30 at the AmericInn as the next class of ...



Behind the scenes at ICC: With Susan Lynch, ICC Foundation/Alumni Director  Herald Review

Q: First, can we start with a little background? A: I was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., and moved to Grand Rapids, Minn., when my parents purchased a resort on ...



Bill Baker is hockey icon | Columns  Hibbing Daily Tribune

HIBBING — The Grand Rapids Herald-Review is putting out a special section on hockey and I was asked to come up with a story to be part of the section.



Garry A. Tracy  Mesabi Daily News

Garry A. Tracy, 69, lifelong resident of Forbes, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 peacefully in his home. Garry Allen Tracy was born September 24, 1949 ...



Brainerd latest Minn. school to add lacrosse, joining Duluth,...  Duluth News Tribune

BRAINERD, Minn. — High school students will have a new varsity sport to try out this spring in Brainerd. The Brainerd School Board approved offering lacrosse ...



Pirates wrestling schedule  Crookston Daily Times

Wahpeton Invitational Friday, November 30. Wahpeton School of Science 6 p.m.. Wahpeton Invitational Saturday, December 1. Wahpeton School of Science



Making the Cut: Swimming with the Thunderhawks  FOX 21 Online

“Hey Northland in this edition of 'Making the Cut' I'm at Grand Rapids High School with the Thunderhawks swim team. I'm joined by coach Casey. Coach, what is ...



Fishing: Brainerd High School team 3rd in state tournament on...  Brainerd Dispatch

ISLE—The Brainerd team of Kyle Bahr and Tyler Bahr finished third in the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Minnesota State Championship on Mille Lacs ...



Grand Rapids, Edina and the upset of the decade  Herald Review

What a surprising win over the Hornets in 1972 did for Grand Rapids hockey.



Rapids, Greenway 'Competing for the Cure' night Oct. 5  Herald Review

After many years of the Grand Rapids versus Greenway rivalry, the Thunderhawks and the Raiders volleyball teams will be coming together not only to compete, ...



After taking team to state, Trent Klatt resigns as Grand Rapids hockey coach  Minneapolis Star Tribune

After leading Grand Rapids High School to the Class 2A hockey tournament in his first year as head coach, Trent Klatt has resigned, saying he doesn't have ...



Mounds of spaghetti in support of DARE | Featured  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids Eagles Club Aeries 2469 hosted the 16th Annual D.A.R.E. Spaghetti Dinner this past Sunday, serving 3030 dinners including 1620 to go ...



GRHS speech team competes in Virginia Vocal Challenge  Herald Review

Submitted photo. The Grand Rapids High School speech team competed in the Virginia Vocal Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Virginia High School.



ISD 318 adds new face to the board, seating Dr. Malissa Bahr as new interim director  Herald Review

Sue Zeige selected to return to school board to fill vacancy.



When hockey in Grand Rapids was only played outdoors  Herald Review

The early 1960s were a formidable time for hockey in Grand Rapids and northern Minnesota in general. It was a transitional time when communities were ...



Virginia/MIB's Larson Announces Resignation as Boys Hockey Coach  WDIO-TV

After seven seasons, Virginia/Mountain Iron-Buhl boys' hockey head coach Reed Larson announced his resignation via Twitter on Saturday evening.



Mother Son Dance continues to provide cherished memories  Herald Review

Second annual event to take place at new location on April 21.



In exchange, a life-long friendship | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

It all started as a senior year German Club foreign exchange student stay, and has turned into a lifelong friendship of memories, travel and opportunity.



Brian Oftelie | Election 2014  Herald Review

Brian Oftelie. Grand Rapids. Education/experience: Graduate of Grand Rapids High School, Itasca Community College ('Viking' newspaper editor, 'Voice of the ...



Grand Rapids river theater tradition to end  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A musical theater throwback — performed on the Mississippi River in Grand Rapids — is history. The city has ended Grand Rapids Showboat's lease at a ...



Still not forgotten | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

On the morning of October 5, 1966, a 15-year old student named David Black walked into the Grand Rapids middle school with a .22 caliber pistol. He shot and ...



UMD's Shepard Turns Heads at Wild Development Camp  WDIO

After helping the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team win the NCAA National Title at the Xcel Energy Center just months ago, netminder ...



What does a Thunderhawk look like? | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

Sometimes traditions change to meet the upcoming challenges in today's world. When Grand Rapids changed mascots from Indians to the Thunderhawks in ...



GRHS spring musical: 'Once Upon a Mattress' | Schools / Education  Herald Review

With a tight deadline and not knowing whether or not time would allow for a musical, Grand Rapids High School Drama presents “Once Upon a Mattress,” ...



Mt. Itasca biathletes compete at National Trials | Sports  Herald Review

In late December, America's best young biathletes gathered to compete in the Youth and Junior World Championship Team Trials in Soldier Hollow, Utah.



Fourteen area wrestlers headed to state | Sports  Herald Review

Fourteen area wrestlers will be competing at the state wrestling tournament after section individual tournaments were held over the weekend.



Grand Rapids students advance to state Science Fair  Herald Review

Of the five students from Grand Rapids High School and Robert J. Elkington Middle School who went to Bemidji for the Northern Minnesota Regional Science ...



Rapids downs Mora for 2nd straight 7AA title  Herald Review

It came down to the last three matches, but the Grand Rapids wrestling team was able to shut the door on Mora to pick up a 45-25 win in the Section 7AA ...



Thunderhawk archers headed to nationals | Sports  Herald Review

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawks archery team competed at the SCI-NCB Minnesota state NASP tournament on March 20-21 at Champlain Park High School.



Eric Charles McDonald | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Eric Charles McDonald, born July 22, 1977, in Grand Rapids, died on Oct. 24, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. Eric was a recent graduate of Itasca ...



School board: Looking at lacrosse changes  Brainerd Dispatch

The Brainerd School Board Monday night learned what it would take to move lacrosse from a club sport to a Minnesota State High School League sport.



Former superintendent charged with DWI | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

The former school superintendent for Independent School District 318 has been charged with misdemeanor fourth degree DWI.



Stampede select Gavin Hain first overall in USHL Draft  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Sioux Falls Stampede selected Grand Rapids (Minn.) High School forward Gavin Hain with the first overall pick in the 2016 USHL Phase I Draft on Monday ...



Mockler-McDermott  Herald Review

Jolene Mary Mockler of Hudson, Wis., married Peter Paul McDermott III, St. Paul, Minn., on July 29, 2017 at the House of Hope Presbyterian Church, in St. Paul.



'This is a dream job' | Sports  Herald Review

Grand Rapids' first female AD comes with passion, experience to spare.



Alex Illikainen: A hoops star from a hockey hotbed  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Grand Rapids junior Alex Illikainen is an uncommon Division I basketball talent in a puck-crazy town.



Minnesota Gophers Assistant Scott Bell Hired by Toronto Maple Leafs  The Daily Gopher

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Thursday that they had hired Minnesota Golden Gophers assistant coach Scott Bell to be an amateur scout. Bell had ...



Anaheim Ducks draft Elk River's Jack Perbix in fourth round of NHL Draft  ECM Publishers

Fellow Elk River native McLaughlin also selected in NHL draft by Anaheim.



Meeting the Pope | News | grandrapidsmn.com  Herald Review

For one Grand Rapids native, the recent visit to the United States by Pope Francis was more than just a story on the evening news. Kallie Aultman, a 2009 ...



College hockey notebook: Bulldogs' Shepard up for national goaltender...  Duluth News Tribune

Despite having its net raided by the NHL in back-to-back offseasons, Minnesota Duluth once again has a goalie up for the position's top award. Bulldogs ...



Andover knocks off Grand Rapids  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Andover scored early and often to upset top seed Grand Rapids 56-12 in a Class 5A, Section 7 semifinal game at Grand Rapids High School on Saturday.



District 833 picks new principal for East Ridge High School  Woodbury Bulletin

Jim Smokrovich gets energized by high school's blend of academics and extracurricular activities like fine arts and athletics. “I love that whole aspect of the ...



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