Columns

SALLYWORLD:

Sally survives her first potluck back in Florida packed in painful body-shaping pants

Self-care is not selfish

Taking care of yourself can help you care for other people

SALOME’S STARS

Out of the Blue

The Long Line

The seasons of life: Find ways to embrace the season you’re in

Range History

Range Broom Factory: 1920 – 1943

A unique Chisholm business employed men with vision loss

CHISHOLM — Nearly 100 years ago, a blind woman from...

This month in Minnesota history

Nov. 1 1841: Father Lucien Galtier dedicates his log church...

Eveleth News excerpts

Stories from the Iron Range Historical Society archives

First grade students at Eveleth’s Lincoln School in 1917. 1st...

Notes on the early history of Eveleth

Dr. C. W. More reminisces about Eveleth in the 1890s

Dr. More and his horse-drawn sleigh, 1890s. Photos courtesy of...

This month in Minnesota history

While running for a third term in office, United States...

Contributor

Mesabi Outdoor Adventures updates

Community-based outdoor recreation program is growing

Luck? Fate? A love story

A chance encounter in Finland was a lesson in synchronicity

Nov. 28: Sharing the joy of Thanksgiving A Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner is offered at St. Leo’s Hall in Hibbing

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

This month's photographer spotlight: Terry Johnson of Bovey, MN.

Hometown Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes


Health Features

Serving clients since 1919

The Duluth-based Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss has been serving...

Many people take these lesser-known senses for granted

“Mary stepped out onto her porch into the bright light...

Say what? (My attempt at humor)

I’m deaf in my left ear. When I tell people...

Do I need a hearing aid?

As we age, we often find that one of our...

An alternative treatment

It fits in the palm of your hand or easily...

Feature

Some surprising facts about the five senses

HEARING: The sense of hearing is actually due to a...

Talk about climate change at Cook event on Nov. 20

COOK — Talking about the climate crisis with family, friends,...

Christmas parade in Ely Nov. 30

ELY — Each year, the Ely Chamber of Commerce coordinates...

Dream Machines Motor Club donates to United Way’s Buddy Backpack program

The Dream Machines Motor Club recently donated $1,000 to support...

Business

The ABCs of beneficiaries: it is not a task to be taken lightly

Brought to you by Daniel Rabideaux in conjunction with Lincoln Financial Advisors* When you buy life insurance or an annuity, join an employer’s retirement plan, or open an Individual Retirement...

Minnesota receives more than $105 million for heating assistance

The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced that the state’s Energy Assistance Program is receiving more than $105 million ($105,716,913) in federal funding to help lowincome Minnesotans pay their heating bills...

Range Environmental Drilling grows through equipment modernization

HIBBING — Range Environmental Drilling (RED) acquired a new piece of advanced equipment through a loan guaranty with Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation. The Hibbing-based, veteranowned and operated company secured...

Snowmaking begins at Giants Ridge

BIWABIK — Giants Ridge began snowmaking for the 2019-2020 winter sports season on Tuesday evening, Oct. 30. “Our staff will be working around the clock getting ready for the upcoming...

Edina Realty opens office in Virginia

VIRGINIA — Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the largest residential real estate company in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, announced that it is expanding into the Virginia market. The...

Alumni association announces MRC 2019-20 scholarship recipients

Mesabi Range College Alumni Association announced its 2019-2020 scholarship recipients. Those receiving scholarships—pictured in the back row (l. to r.)—are: Trevor Mattson, the VJC Payback Scholarship; Titus Boone, the F.B....

Great Northern Radio Show in Hibbing on Nov. 9

Jillian Rae, singer/songwriter performing on Nov. 9 Great Northern Radio Show. Submitted photo.HIBBING — The Great Northern Radio Show will return to Hibbing for a Saturday, Nov. 9, live broadcast...

Ely ramps up mountain biking system

ELY — A new mountain bike skills trail loop opened at Ely’s Hidden Valley Recreation Area where riders can practice and hone their bike handling techniques. The loop is slightly...

Focus on Veterans

For veterans, military service members and their families

In celebration of Veterans Day, Western Governors University (WGU) is offering $75,000 in scholarships to veterans, active-duty military, reservists and military families who are interested...

Veterans can now access their health info through Health Records on iPhone

In honor of Veterans Month this November, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is rolling out nationwide access for veterans to their VA health...

VA video series teaches veterans how to use new tool to file disability claims online

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is transforming the way veterans learn about and apply for benefits earned, through a new video tutorial completed...

Chisholm to host The Wall That Heals exhibit

CHISHOLM — United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s (UWNEMN) United for Veterans committee is pleased to announce that its application to make Chisholm a stop on...

VFW UnMet Needs Program provides military families with financial assistance

The Auxiliary to Mesaba Range Eveleth, VFW Post 1172, advises that the VFW UnMet Needs Program provides financial assistance to service members and military families...

Memorial Day and Veterans Day differ from each other, yet honor the military

Memorial Day and Veterans Day each honor the military, though the two holidays are not the same. Memorial Day, which is celebrated annually on the...

Home & Garden Tips

Tips on gearing up for the hunting season

Big game and migratory bird hunting are a billiondollar industry...

How to equip a home kitchen knife collection

Knives are a key tool in kitchens, whether those kitchens...

How to tend to an indoor herb garden

 A sunny location is necessary when cultivating an indoor herbs...

Several interesting facts about fall

 Weather is often the first indicator that the seasons are...

A guide to safely removing fallen leaves

 Raking leaves is a chore many people immediately associate with...

Pets

Ways to introduce and transition pet foods

The food a companion animal is eating today may not...

Tips on safe holiday entertaining in pet-friendly households

The holidays are a time to spend with friends and...

Choosing safe and durable dog chew toys

Most dogs explore and learn about their world with their...

K9 Max honored with the AKC Paw of Courage award

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog...

What to consider before installing pet doors

Pets quickly take up residence in their owners’ homes and...

Hybrid felines can present behavioral issues for owners

According to the Pet Poison Helpline (PPH), hybrid cats were...