Polar Bear Days are here again February 8th – February 26th. Towards the end of winter the best, coldest, winter festival takes place in Chisholm with a variety of events including raffles, bingo, and more. Events are still being put together but a full list will be coming soon, so make sure to follow Polar Bear Days on Facebook for updates.



February 8th

February 10th

  • 12th Annual Valentini’s Mixed Bean Bag Tourney
  • Bittersweet at Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill

February 11th

  • “I’m New Here” Iron Range Research Center Orientation Tour led by MDC Archivist Chris Welter
  • Vintage Snowmobiles at Tom & Jerry’s
  • Mixed Valentine’s Day Dart Tournament at Sidelines

February 13th

  • Tasting Party at Healthy Vibes – Learn more about Herbalife products, try some delicious & surprising options that you can order or take home. $5 tickets

February 14th

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner at Valentini’s

February 15th

  • Annual Chisholm Chamber $12,000 Raffle – Purchase your tickets at designated venues for your chance to win BIG! Side raffles, food, and drinks at Tom & Jerry’s Bar the evening of the raffle drawing.
  • Scavenger Hunt & Cookie Decorating at Chisholm Public Library

February 16th

  • Bring Your Own Partner Smear Tournament at Sidelines

February 18th

February 19th

  • Tom & Jerry’s Daytona Party
  • “Formerly Charles” at Jim’s

February 20th

  • Sidelines Smear

February 21st

  • Polar Bear Days Music Bingo at Jim’s
  • Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras at Jim’s

February 22nd

  • Boys & Girl’s Hoop Club Pasta Fundraiser at Valentini’s

February 23rd

  • Late Night at the Research Center

February 24th

  • All You Can Eat Fish Fry at Valentini’s

February 25th

  • Northern Traxx Ride – The Annual Northern Traxx Polar Bear Days Ride will start at 10AM at Jim’s Sports Club with breakfast specials and will return at 8PM for in town fun!
  • Luau Party – The Annual Luau Party at Jim’s Sports Club Bar & Grill will feature music from Merchants of Swill
  • Sled the City
  • Chisholm Lion’s Club Kids Pajama Party
  • Snowshoe Adventure Hike
  • Pool Tournament at T &T DOM
  • “The Hooligans” at T&T DOM 


Ongoing Events

  • Pick up Your “Take & Make Craft” from Chisholm Library
  • “Never Dry: The Rise of Prohibition on The Iron Range” Exhibit at Minnesota Discovery Center
  • Youth & Adult Snowshoe Rentals at Minnesota Discovery Center
  • Tuesdays –
    • Karaoke at Sidelines Sports Bar
  • Wednesdays –
    • Storytime at Chisholm Public Library
    • Open Mic at T&T DOM
  • Thursdays –
    • Wheel of Meat at T&T DOM
  • Fridays –
    • Freeze! It’s Fish Friday at Jim’s
    • Friday Night Meat Raffle at Jim’s
    • Karaoke at T&T DOM
  • Saturdays –
    • Soup Saturday at Valentini’s


See more upcoming events, news, and alerts on our Chisholm website

Join The City of Chisholm’s Ambulance Service today! Paid-on-call EMTs receive $12.50/hr

  • Flexible schedules
  • Progressive, evidence based clinical protocols
  • Paid training
  • Initial EMT training tuition assistance available
  • Help build a new city service department!

go to to apply! With questions contact Ambulance Director Jessica Davis at or at 218-254-7902

The City of Chisholm is accepting applications for the position of Heavy Equipment Operator/ Truck Driver/ Utility.


Job Definition:

Under general supervision, operates small to heavy motorized vehicles and equipment, assists with Utility/ Labor duties throughout the City of Chisholm.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent AND 3 years of verifiable experience in the operation of small to heavy motorized vehicles and equipment.
  • Possession of and ability to maintain a minimum of a valid State of Minnesota Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

Pay Scale:

This is a Class II, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AESCME) position with a pay rate of $29.43 per hour upon completion of 120 working shifts of a probationary period. The first 120 shifts worked are paid at 90% of pay scale. After 120 shifts worked, pay is 100% of pay scale.


The application and full job description with requirements can be located on the City of Chisholm website HERE or at City Hall.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and a completed City of Chisholm employment application by 4PM on Monday, January 3rd, 2022.



City of Chisholm

Attn: Administration

316 W Lake St

Chisholm, MN 55719







If you have any questions please call (218)-254-7904