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Northeast Minnesota newspapers seek correspondent

Grain real world experience covering the 2011 legislative session for three northeast Minnesota newspapers.

The Mesabi Daily News, the Hibbing Daily Tribune and the Grand Rapids Herald-Review need a correspondent to cover politics and state government. The correspondent will work out of an office in the basement of the capitol building in St. Paul, covering the legislative session from Dec. 20 through May, 27, 2011.

This is a 40-hour per week contract position pays $11 per hour with no benefits. The correspondent will need his or her own computer, and will have daily contact with the supervisor for stories, workday duties and deadlines.

Contact Executive Editor Bill Hanna at 218-741-5544, by cell at 218-750-4293 or by e-mail at bhanna@mesabidailynews.net for more information. The newspaper group plans to hire its candidate by Dec. 15.