The next closest full-size store is in Ely, about 17 miles away, and some residents of Babbitt are elderly and would have trouble making the trip. Local groups are trying to organize ride-shares. Other suggestions include home delivery or installing a temporary store in City Hall.
1 dead, 1 critical after separate farm accidents in southern MN
A 53-year-old man died after being pinned between a combine and a corn head.