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The Hibbing Monster
Reporter Aaron Brown is hoping to boost the fortunes of his hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota by propagating "a mysterious local legend to drum up economic development for the region." As he points out, it's worked for other places. Case in point: I'm off to Loch Ness next week solely because of some murky legend of a sea serpent. So what kind of monster should lurk around Hibbing? What about a 1000lb wild hog? No, that's already been done. But Minnesota does already have the Iceman, so maybe they could play that up a bit.
Categories: Cryptozoology
Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 02, 2004
Comments (3)
Yeah, Robert Zimmerman is from Hibbing, MN... about as mysterious and local and legendary as anything else. For those that don't know, Google the name.
Posted by thedukeofprunes  on  Thu Sep 02, 2004  at  05:20 PM
How about a Moomin?
Posted by AW  in  Glasgow  on  Fri Sep 03, 2004  at  03:27 PM
Well, Crookston already tried to do that with their "Bigfoot" but the museum never got off the ground.

http://www.lorencoleman.com/bigfoot_captured.html
Posted by dam9191  in  MN  on  Fri Sep 10, 2004  at  11:23 PM
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