Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Range Regional Airshow

The Chisholm-Hibbing Airport Authority is thrilled to announce the 2011 Range Regional Airshow, July 22-23, at the Range Regional Airport, Hibbing.  The event celebrates 80 years ofproviding business and leisure flights to Northeastern Minnesota, "Iron in the Sky."  

This two-day, patriotic celebration will recognize our armed service men, women and veterans with static displays and aerial demonstrations of aircraft from all generations.  With a variety of musical entertainment, children's activities, educational displays, and aerial performances, the event promises fun for all ages at the easily-accessible Range Regional Airport, located on Highway 37 in Hibbing."The 2011 Range Regional Airshow is the first airshow on the Iron Range in 18 years," saidShaun Germolus, Airport Director.  "With big name musical acts and high-quality air performances, the airshow promises to be this summer's biggest event.  We're excited to be bringing an Airshow back to the Iron Range."  

The event kicks off Friday night at 6:00 PM with an adult-only evening of music by Blackfoot, Skinny Molly, and The Gear Daddies interspersed with aerial performances by the U.S. Golden Knights, Miss Mitchell, John Mohr-Brainstorming, John Klatt, and Gene Soucy and Teresa Strokes.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase.   

Saturday is family day starting with a pancake breakfast from 8:00-11:00 AM and the opportunity to visit educational and static aircraft displays.  Children will enjoy playing in our "Kids Play Area" filled with bounce houses and activities.  Starting at noon the aerial performers take to the sky, entertaining the audience with gravity-defying feats and displays of speed and grace.  Don't miss the scheduled fly-over of the B-52 Bomber slated for mid-afternoon.

For more information, contact the Range Regional Airshow at or online at Tickets are available at all Lucky Seven General Stores.  Tickets for Friday are $30.00 (Must be 21 or older or military id) and $15.00 on Saturday (kids 12 and under are free).

A Gathering of Buses

Bus fans will gather next month in Hibbing, home of the Greyhound Bus Museum. "A Gathering of Buses" will be held Aug. 17. Many of those attending bring their own buses while sharing the company of other bus fans. Events include a bus industry flea market and an evening dinner. Depending on the number of buses, they will either be parked at the Greyhound Bus Museum or at the Memorial Building Arena Parking lot.

Visit the Greyhound Bus Museum Website at:

MDHA Youth Day - Sign Up Now!

The Hibbing/Chisholm Chapter of Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will hold a YOUTH DAY on SAT., AUGUST 6TH at the Mid-Range Marksmanship Center in Hibbing.

This will be an all-day event and area youth will have the opportunity to experience: Archery, Muzzleloaders, Small Bore Rifles, Trapshooting, Air Guns and Video Hunting! In addition there will be instruction on safety, ethics, survival, waterfowl & trapping. All participants will receive a MDHA Youth Day hat and lunch. Prizes will be awarded. Limited to 10 to 18 year olds.

There is no charge, but all participants must pre-register by August 2nd, 2011. Space is limited so register early to avoid disappointment! Advance registration is absolutely required!

Any youth who does not have a firearms safety certificate must be accompanied by an adult. All parents and guardians are invited to join us for the day.

Stop by the Hibbing Daily Tribune or the Chisholm Tribune Press for a registration form. For more information contact: Jeff - H/C MDHA 262-5525

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Summer Art Camp

Range Creative Art Center announces the dates for the 2011 Summer Art Camp. Camp will be held from 10 am. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 15-19. It is open to all young people who have completed third through the sixth grade.

Each day students will work with a variety of medias to expand their imagination and creativity. Students will need to bring their own lunch and beverage. Dressing in play clothes is advised; some projects may be messy.

For more information and registration visit or contact 263-6785.

Downtown Farmers Market

Home grown produce, fruits, honey, jams, flowers, vegetables, all natural food, meats, and local specialties (In season) and much more!  From 3-7p every Thursday through October on 4th Avenue next to City Hall.

If you would like more information on the market, contact the Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce at 218-262-3895 or email

You can also shop the Farmers Market behind Kentucky Fried Chicken every Tuesday and Friday.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Hibbing Jubilee

**NEW THIS YEAR** Jubilee "Art on the Avenue", Saturday, July 9, 2011 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Downtown Hibbing. - This year we are pleased to be adding “Art on the Avenue”.  Enjoy a variety of hand crafted arts by City Hall on 5th Avenue East.  Items this year include hand-knit & crocheted items, jewelry, hand-blown glass, pottery, landscape wild life water colors & much more!  Also featuring the Hibbing Farmers Market.  The Center will be hosting a free Yoga class on the lawn of City Hall 10:30-Noon.  In case of rain, the class will be held at: Center 1935 2nd Avenue East in Hibbing.

Saturday, July 9, 2011 3:00 PM - Jubilee "Sweetest" Grand Parade - Downtown Hibbing. 3pm. - This year’s parade will be the “Sweetest” ever!  Watch great floats and old favorites including the Hibbing High School Band and many more.  Our theme this year is “Sweet!”  You know what that means…….all kids will be happy once again from receiving plenty of candy from passing floats.  Hibbing’s Jubilee Annual Parade is one of the largest in northern Minnesota each year. They’re back…Fort Frances Highlanders Pipes & Drums Sponsored by Republic Bank & Max Gray Construction!

Saturday, July 9, 2011 - Jubilee Street Dance - Downtown Hibbing. 5pm-Midnight. - Enjoy great bands & many vendors...
1st Avenue Stage: T.C. Rhythm and Friends - 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM
5th Avenue Stage:  The Six 9’s - 5:00 PM –  8:00 PM and then The Pour Boyz - 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
6th Avenue Stage: Shamrock’d - 5:00 PM –  8:00 PM and then Fifth Floor - 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

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