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Columns

Off the BEATEN PATH

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Enjoying your summer fun with massage

SALLYWORLD:

Sally returns with reflections on life in the COVID-19 world

Grown on The Range

Farm 53: It’s a mom and son partnership

National Weather Service mulls alert changes as warm and dry spell lingers

Health

Overcoming the isolation blues; what antibody tests are reliable?

Coach Tom’s Corner

Remedies for excessive sweating

Range History

Established in 1975, water is a major feature of this park

Voyageurs National Park: It’s Minnesota’s only national park

Voyageurs National Park is located on the Minnesota–Ontario international border...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Fire destroys Eveleth’s first high school building in June 1908

EDITOR’S NOTE: If I could hop in a DeLorean and...

Historical views of Cook from the 1930s, 1950s, and 1970s

A bird’s-eye view of Cook in the 1930s. The Comet...

Cook remembrances… a look through our HTF story archives

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IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

The neighboring villages of Mountain Iron, Buhl and Kinney

Looking north on Mountain Avenue in Mt. Iron, 1901. Photos...

Contributor

Blessings from nature

Sometimes what you need can be found in your backyard

Camp Come Again

Is it survival training for the real world?

Musings from the cabin

Rod finds entertainment from nature at his lakeside office

The Ponds visit Kawishiwi Falls

Betty and Randy take a fun day trip to enjoy nature near Ely

Feature

Arrowhead Library System launches TumbleBookLibrary collection for kids

MT. IRON — The Arrowhead Library System announced the availability...

Celebrate July 4th—our nation’s birthday

On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies claimed their independence...

Free boat-in and beach concert July 3 at Tioga Beach

GRAND RAPIDS — With limited Independence Day celebrations throughout the...

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

EDITOR’S NOTE: This month’s Focus on Photographer highlights the work...

United Way kicks off Summer of Action in Coleraine

COLERAINE — In 2020 United Way’s largest volunteer initiative is...

Business

For Frontier Communications customers

STATEWIDE — July 20 is the final day to apply for rebates or bill credits for past and current Frontier Communications customers. Former and current Frontier Communications customers may be...

Four in 10 households have yet to respond to 2020 Census

With about four in 10 households having yet to respond to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau announced on Tuesday that it is on track to conduct multiple follow-up...

2020 season runs July 4 – 27

IRON RANGE — The Northern Lights Music Festival announces its 17th season of bringing classical music to the Iron Range, much of it outdoors, from July 4 to July 27....

Minnesota State welcomes students back with tuition freeze

STATEWIDE — The colleges and universities of Minnesota State are ready to welcome students, both back to campus as well as online, and are greeting them with a freeze on...

Focus on Veterans

The Soldiers and Sailorsailors MemorialMemorial, St.St Paul

Designed to commemorate people who served in the U.S. military during the Civil War, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in St. Paul (sometimes called the...

VA reaches 1M veterans through weekly tele-town hall meetings

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has reached more than 1 million veterans and family members through...

VA MISSION Act updatedate

The VA MISSION Act—historic legislation aimed at expanding access to and improving the quality of care for veterans—went into effect in June 2019. Now, a...

VA’s VR&E service changes its name to better reflect veterans’ needs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) service announced last week it’s changing its name to Veteran Readiness and Employment...

Multimillion-dollar grantrant to help reach veterans in rural areas

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this month it is teaming with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation to build new programs to enable...

VA national cemeteries resume committal and memorial services

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries resumed committal services June 9 in all but two VA national cemeteries. VA national cemeteries will contact...

Home & Garden Tips

Pollinators: an important part of gardens

A thriving backyard garden requires homeowners to take steps to...

Tips on repairing bare spots in the lawn

Caring for a lawn to keep it lush and green...

Setting up and maintaining a bird bath

 Although pedestal style bird baths are attractive, baths closer to...

Planting blueberries to harvest at home

 A trip to the produce aisle at a local grocery...

Tips on the proper way to mulch gardens

 Landscape features vary significantly from house to house. Some homeowners...

Pets

Keep pets cool and safe during hot weather

Summer may be a time for vacations and recreational activities...

Reasons and advantages to purchase pet health insurance

When it comes to their pets, many pet owners will...

Preparing your pet as you return to work

As states and municipalities begin the process of opening up...

How to recognize the signs of separation anxiety in dogs

Puppies make great additions to a household. Parents often find...

Safety first when driving with pets in the car

 Many people can recognize the familiar image of a car...

How to recognize the signs of separation anxiety in dogs

Dogs are loyal and beloved companions that make great household...