Hibbing Community College: Z-Degree Fall 2021

Hibbing Community College will be offering a "Zero Cost Textbook" degree this Fall with NO TEXT BOOK COSTS in any course required to complete the degree!

HCC will offer 52 or more zero-textbook-cost courses for the Associate Arts Program and students who participate will have the option to take courses as part of the Z-Degree could potentially graduate with NO TEXTBOOK COSTS EVER!

The creation of these courses have saved students approximately $375,000 in textbook costs to date!

Learn more at https://hibbing.edu/academics/z-degree
Apply today at www.hibbing.edu

Official Press Release From Northern Tranquility Mental Health Services


Northern Tranquility is hosting an open house on Thursday, July 15 at 2-4PM.  

[Chisholm, MN] Northern Tranquility, a new Mental Health Services Clinic, will begin accepting clients on July 16th, 2021. The new center, conveniently located in downtown Chisholm, will provide needed mental health, primary health, and substance abuse help for the Iron Range community.  

Minnesota is ranked among states with the highest unmet treatments needs for individuals suffering from alcoholism and other various mental health issues. Minnesota has the 3rd highest rank of mental illness in the country according to Mental Health America. 

The entire staff at Northern Tranquility will be able to provide the tools needed to succeed in life. These services will be provided for the ages of 4 and up.  

“What sets Northern Tranquility apart from other mental health clinics is that we all live in this community and are from the area. We want to make a real difference and give our patients the tools they need to live a happy healthy life. Children and adolescents are our future, and I specialize with that population and will be introducing a youth group this fall. We provide our services with compassion and without judgement, says Melissa Brusacoram, CEO and Owner of Northern Tranquility. 

Melissa Brusacoram previously was a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Lakeview Behavioral Health before she saw the opportunity and need for her to open her own mental health clinic.

Northern Tranquility Mental Health Clinic will focus on the following services: Support and Educational Groups, Medication Management, Medication Assisted Substance Abuse Treatment, Individual and Child Therapy, and Telehealth Services. They will be accepting all insurance types including Medicare and Medicaid.  

The Community is invited to its Open House on Thursday, July 15th from 2-4PM. There will be a ribbon cutting, cupcakes, and beverages. 

To learn more about Northern Tranquility Mental Health Services, https://www.northerntranquilitymhs.com/

118 West Lake Street Chisholm, Minnesota, 55719

United Way of Northeastern Minnesota Presents: Take A Swing At Hunger Ball Drop

On August 11th 2021 United Way of Northeastern Minnesota will be holding a raffle with cash prizes ranging from $2,500-$250. Tickets are only $20 each with only 1,000 available!

Once entered, your name will be written on a golf ball and then all participants golf balls will be hoisted above a golf hole at Mesaba Country Club by a Lakehead Constructors crane at 6pm 08/11/21.

Prizes are determined by which balls are closest to the hole. The ball drop will take place and, if you’re feeling lucky, you may enter yourself in for both drops!

If you would like to purchase a ticket while they are available use the link below!



Minnesota Discovery Center: July Member Perk!

This July Minnesota Discovery Center Members can enjoy free mini-golf! Discovery Pass Members can bring in a friend for free mini-golf too!

Come out and enjoy a few rounds with a friend while the weather’s nice! If you’re not yet a member you may use the link below!


Northern Lights Music Festival Concert

On Saturday, July 3rd at 4pm join the Minnesota Discovery Center for a celebration of music conducted by Gavriel Heine!


The Northern Lights Music Festival Orchestra plays Bernsteins’s West Side Story: Symphonic Dances: Opera Arias and Sousa featuring opera arias performed by stars of the Northern Lights Music Festival Opera! Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a special performance right in town. $5 for children under 18 and $15 per adult.

For tickets use the link below!


Snickers Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Snickers Chisholm will be changing ownership and to celebrate we are holding a ribbon cutting ceremony this Wednesday 06/30/21 at 3pm. We hope everyone can make it out to enjoy in the fun, pizza, and drinks!

Northern Tranquility Mental Health Services Grand Opening

On July 15th at 2pm We will be holding the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Northern Tranquility Mental Health Services which is located at 118 W Lake St in Chisholm, MN. We are very excited to have them here. Melissa Brusacoram who runs operations is a dedicated worker who has a passion for helping others and for enriching the community.

We hope everyone can make it out to welcome them into our community! 

2021 Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days Parade Registration

It’s almost time for Doc “Moonlight” Graham Days! The parade will take place Saturday, August 7th, 2021 at 12pm. The lineup will be at 11am and the parade route will cover approximately 6 blocks.

If you would like to be in the parade with a vehicle, float, or music now is the time to register! It will be a fun packed weekend and we would love for you to be a part of it!

Use the file below to fill out your application and once it’s completed send it in to Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce! 

Chisholm Beautification Association: Beautiful Yard Contest

Do you have a green thumb and want everyone to know? The Chisholm Beautification Association is asking everyone to share your beautiful yards with us and to nominate yards that you believe are winners for their Beautiful Yard Contest! Nominate by sending the name and address to either:

CBA 223 West Lake St. Chisholm, MN 55719



Entry deadline is July 14th, 2021. Prizes are gift certificates for Cherry Greenhouse and will be awarded in August!

Check out the CBA HERE!

Fort & Company, PA hiring Full-Time Accountant

Good with numbers? Are you a certified accountant seeking a great job opportunity with benefits? Fort & Company is looking for you!

Preferred applicants should possess a 4-year Accounting Degree and 2 years accounting and tax preparation experience. Position offers direct contact with clients and the opportunity to work in all areas of accounting. Pay based on education and experience.


Please send resume by June 21, 2021 to Fort & Company, PA ATTN: Diane Krueger-Pirnat, CPA 2302 E. 3rd Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746.


Email ddkfort@fortco-cpa.com 

Benefits offered are health insurance, dental insurance, flexible spending account, paid time off, and a retirement plan!