Sunday, May 30, 2010

Memorial Day Services

Luminary Bag Lighting Ceremony - Sunday May 30th volunteers are needed starting at 10:00 am to fill and place luminary bags. Lighting ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m.

The Maple Hill Cemetery Memorial Day service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with arrangements by: ROSATI-STILINOVICH-KOSKI POST 8510

With music by the Hibbing City Band, Invocation & Benediction by Father Ryan Moravitz, Blessed Sacrament Church, Tributes to our Deceased Comrades and a presentation of POW-MIA Memorial Wreaths.

The Memorial Address will be given by Colonel Patrick R. Dryer, United States Army National Guard, who will be introduced by Veda Ponikvar, Civilian Aide Emeritus to US Army

After the service, the public is invited for lunch at the VFW Post 8510 or Servicemen’s
Quarters in the Memorial Building.

Remember our service men and women on this Memorial Day and everyday.

New Red Cross Classes

Sign up now for the American Red Cross classes. The Hibbing Red Cross offers a variety of CPR, First Aid, Babysitting and other life saving classes. Two other classes they offer are:

  1. Waterfront Lifeguard Training that will be held in Hibbing June 7-11 for those at least 15 years old and can swim 500 yards continuously.

  2. Wilderness and Remote First Aid Classes will be offered this spring and summer. This is a 17 hour scenario-based class designed for people who work or play in remote wilderness areas.
For more information or to register for Red Cross classes:

1810 3rd Ave. E., Suite #7, Hibbing, MN 55746
(218) 263-4455 OR (800) 747-8644 /

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Dylan Days

Dylan Days will be held May 27-30, 2010. Over the past several years Dylan Days has built a grassroots tradition including the singer/songwriter contest, writing contest and literary showcase, one act playwright contest, visual arts competition, Bobby Zimmerman bus tour, live music series and the Hibbing Arts Council Dylan Days Benefit Concert, along with several other annual events.

For a complete schedule of events go to their website at:

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Summer Youth Sports Registration

Hibbing Parks and Recreation Summer youth program registration starts this week sign up the younger kids for swim lessons, T-ball, Tyke Soccer, Golf or Tennis lessons.

Volleyball Camp will be held June 7 -10 at the Hibbing High School for grades 2 -12. Registration deadline is June 5th. For more information call Joyce at 263-7608.

Joel McDonald's Basketball Camp for boys and girls will be held June 14 -18 at the Hibbing High School. For more information call 262-1494.

Girls Hockey Camp will start the week of June 7th at the Hibbing Memorial Building.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Filing for City Offices

The filing period for these offices is from 8:00 a.m., May 18, 2010, to 5:00 p.m., June 1, 2010. The place of filing is the Office of City Clerk, 401 East 21st Street, Room 201, City Hall. The filing fee is $5.00.

The following offices will be on the fall election ballet:
  • Mayor
  • City Clerk/Treasurer
  • City Council Member Ward B
  • City Council Member Ward C

Starting Young - HCC College for Kids

We’re Starting Young because “Learning is Fun”!

College for Kids is a fun, educational, week long summer program designed for kids ages 7-12.
Classes are designed to be “hands on” and in a wide range of subject matter.

The cost of the entire week is $90, this includes classes, daily snacks, full lunch & all materials.

For registration information, please call Roberta at 218-262-7270 or 1-800-224-4422 or email

New Garbage Collection System in Hibbing

THE INDIVIDUAL CARTS ARE ARRIVING On May 17 the new garbage carts will be arriving and will start being delivered to individual homes.

The carts will be delivered in front of your residence along with a garbage day pickup schedule.
On your scheduled pickup day place your cart in the alley by your garage apron and we will need about 3 feet of clearance around the cart.

If you have a driveway going to the street place your cart next to the curb on your scheduled pickup day and we need about 3 feet of clearance around the cart.

Alley steel containers will be removed as the carts are delivered.

Recycling will stay the same until June 1, 2010

QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL BRYCE AT 362-5942 with the City of Hibbing Sanitation Department

Hibbing High School Golf Scramble

The Hibbing High School activities department will host the third annual Golf Scramble Fund Raiser on Monday, June 14, at the Mesaba Country Club.

Individual entry is $100 per golfer, which includes green fees, dinner and prize. Sign up as either an individual participant or organize your own four- or fivesome.

Proceeds from the golf scramble will be used to provide funding and assistance for underprivileged students at Hibbing High School. This includes both equipment and registration fee assistance. It will also provide funding for the addition of athletic development coach for the schools’ weight room.

For more information, contact Tom Scott, Activities Director, Hibbing High School, at 218-262-0414 or e-mail him at

The registration deadline is Monday, May 24.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

What to do on Mother's Day in Hibbing

The Androy will have a buffet Serving from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm reservations recommended 262-4815

The Elks will have a special Mother's Day Menu from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Grandma's in the Park - has a special menu available after 3:00 p.m. Reservations recommended 262-3047

KFC - over 30 items on their Mothers Day Buffet including desserts.

Sammy's Pizza - stop in for a Mother's Day Surprise

Sportsman's Restaurant and Taverna - enjoy prime rib, steak & shrimp, and turkey specials in addition to their all new menu.

Tourist Center Seniors French Toast Fundraiser, 1202 E. Howard Street 262-4166

Zimmy's Mother's Day buffet - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Call for reservations 262-6145.

Enjoy Fishing with Mom - Take-A-Mom Fishing weekend. For more information call 1-800-MINN-DNR or visit

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Fit City Week

The Hibbing City Council will be asked at the Wednesday, May 5th meeting to proclaim the first week in May “Fit City Week”. During this week everyone should make an effort to do something active and to learn something new about health and nutrition.

Some alternatives for the week include:

Sign up for the annual WalkYerBunzOpf walking program. Contact Community Education for details at 262-0417.

Tuesday, May 4th, Cycle Mesabi (local bike club) will be riding the Bear Route (total 14.8 miles) starting at 6:00 p.m. Log onto for a map and starting point. Anyone with a bike and a helmet is welcome to ride along.

Be aware of bicycle riders on Hibbing streets. Third graders will learn about bike safety on Wednesday, May 5th and receive helmets. Parents should put on their helmets and go for a bike ride with their children on Wednesday.

Learn more about nutrition on Wednesday, May 5th at 6:30 p.m. “Pirates of the Carrot Bean” will be at the Lincoln Elementary gym. The show is for elementary students and their families. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. there will be several displays and healthy snacks available in the school’s cafeteria. This is a free event.

Thursday, May 6th is “walk/bike to school or work day.

Thursday, May 6th, Cycle Mesabi will be riding Hibbing to Keewatin (19.7 miles) beginning at 6:00 p.m. Maps and starting point on

If you are going out to eat remember the Hibbing Healthy Lifestyles Coalition’s “A Light Night Out” program. The Brick Yard in Hibbing is May’s featured restaurant. They will have some new and delicious healthier menu items.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Spring Forum

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Spring Forum is being offered here in Hibbing on Tuesday, May 11th.

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Minnesota, as well as nationally. To advance the understanding of the multifaceted nature of this issue and the extent to which it is a concern in minnesota, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division of the Department of Human Services, together with the Minnesota Prevention Resource Center, are presenting regional forums. The forums will benefit prevention professionals, law enforcement, addiction counselors, public health personnel, educators, pharmaceutical personnel, nurses and all others who are interested in this important public health issue.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Fairview Plaza, Taconite Room
1200 East 25th St., Hibbing, MN

Registration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. The session will adjourn at 2:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required: Online at
The fee is $20 payable to MPRC.

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