Columns

Sharing some thoughts on wellness, resolutions and the new year

Unplug, unwind, and rewild

Connect with nature to become refreshed and restored

Healthy for Life

How to know and find balance with the dimensions of your life

SALLYWORLD:

T-shirt Sally has a cold and is running on empty. And she’s not alone.

Bunions: common, treatable ailments

Range History

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Iron Range physicians and hospitals | Grand Rapids to Ely

EDITOR’S NOTE: For this health edition, I’m skipping around in...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Prospector George Stuntz | U. S. Steel | City of Virginia

EDITOR’S NOTE: The illustrated magazine Iron Ranges of Minnesota, a...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Iron ranges in 1909 | Geology | The Merritt brothers

 EDITOR’S NOTE: Upcoming history sections will feature the illustrated magazine...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

TOWER TOPICS Tower, Jan. 6.—(Special to The Herald.)— Edward Kitch,...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

TEMPERANCE ENTERTAINMENT On New Year’s night a free temperance entertainment...

Contributor

A boat, a snowmobile, a grill (the basics)

Leo prefers the simple life in the Northland

Volunteer with students this year

Memories of years long gone

Frank recalls corporal punishment and working at the mine

Bring on winter

How to turn weather fatigue into Northland determination

Hometown Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes


Health Feature

Wogging my way to wellness

In 2007, I decided that I needed to make some...

In pursuit of intellectual wellness

Since 2002, I’ve had the privilege of teaching at Mesabi...

How does accessible yoga affect wellness in today’s world?

In today’s culture human beings are struggling to balance the...

Importance of well-child visits in all stages

HIBBING – A well-child visit is not only important to...

Feature

Youth in Action Make a Difference Conference to be held in Duluth

DULUTH — The annual conference featuring workshops presented by students...

Co-op customers give to Mesabi Humane Society

VIRGINIA — During the month of December, Natural Harvest Food...

Girls’ Night Out benefits Angel Fund

HIBBING — The Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented...

The Hidden Treasure of the Sax-Zim Bog

This past August, I was babysitting my grandchildren Leo and...

Business

IRRR grant supports two new businesses in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — Anytime Fitness 24-hour gym opened in Grand Rapids last month in a new privately constructed commercial building. Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation (IRRR) provided a Development Infrastructure...

MDC hires marketing coordinator

CHISHOLM — The Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC), a nonprofit institution and the state’s largest museum complex outside of the Twin Cities metro area, has chosen Jordan Metsa as its fund...

St. Luke’s earns new accreditation

DULUTH — St. Luke’s has successfully completed new accreditation process from DNV GL – Healthcare. By earning accreditation, St. Luke’s has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards...

New equipment, family owned and operated tradition continues

HIBBING — Hibbingbased Range Cornice & Roofing Company (RCR) added a fully automated metal-bending machine to its equipment fleet. The Jorns TwinMatic-Pro-150 Bender can bend lengths of metal sheeting that...

File electronically, use direct deposit and track your refund

STATEWIDE — The Minnesota Department of Revenue will open the state Individual Income Tax filing season on Monday, Jan. 27. For the benefit and convenience of Minnesotans, this date matches...

Focus on Veterans

DAV chapter awards $500 to VHS student

NVLSP releases new Veterans Benefits Manual

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) today announced the release of the 2019-2020 edition of its Veterans Benefits Manual. “We are delighted to offer...

VFW, Stars and Stripes work to bring more news to more veterans

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it has teamed up with the renowned source for military and veteran news, Stars and...

VA uses innovative means to help reduce diabetic limb loss

As part of broader efforts by VA to confront diabetes, VA will begin regional implementation of the Podimetrics Mat, a new medical device that has...

VA announces redesign of Veterans Health Administration Central Office

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Jan. 1, 2020, the redesign of the Veterans Health Administration Central Office (VHACO) as part of its...

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act claims now being decided

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began deciding claims for the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 on Jan. 1, 2020. The...

Home & Garden Tips

Simple tips to help reduce your grocery bill

Expenses for the average household can pile up quickly. One...

Exploring different types of bird feeders

Birds are big business. That may come as a surprise...

Looking for a new hobby? Try home brewing

 The rise of craft breweries and niche wineries has probably...

Many travel options over the winter season

 Vacations create memories that last a lifetime. But across North...

Ways to make bathrooms a safer place

 Homes should be safe havens. But each year injuries in...

Pets

Experiencing grief after the death of a dog

The death of a dog can affect people in the...

When to treat a pet at home or when to call the vet

Emergencies for your dog can happen at any time. Some...

Homemade treats for your special pet

Quick & Easy Peanut Butter Dog Treats www.puppyleaks.com • 2...

AKC launches educational math app for kids

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

AKC introduces two new dog breeds for 2020

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

How to keep pets safe in winter weather

 A warm coat, a cozy spot to sleep and limited...