Becoming a pilgrim

A challenging journey on the Camino de Santiago in Spain


Let massage help ease stress and anxiety

Grown on The Range

Local people and programs available to help farmers


What’s on my Mind

Just another Minnesota winter


How to sooth aching jaws; using melatonin for insomnia

New help to quit smoking; how to get the health care you need

Plantar fibroma: painful but treatable












Range History


Exploration on the Vermilion and Cuyuna ranges shows promise

EXCITING FUTURE FOR IRON MINING STOCKS Present conditions in speculative...

This Week in Range History

Junior Class Play To-Nite The great event of the season...

A snippet of Mountain Iron school history

The leading school of the district of course is the...


St. Louis County farmers make a living in the wilderness

A 1909 ad promotes farmland near Meadowlands sold by the...


Unsurpassed opportunities for dairymen and market gardeners

A 1909 ad promotes farm land in northeastern Minnesota, where...


Timothy Nelson

Tim Nelson, 60, of Cotton, MN, died suddenly at home...

Jamie Marie Holmes

Jamie Marie Holmes, 39, of Duluth, MN, died on Friday,...

Donna Kay Trunzo

Donna Kay Trunzo, 78, of Mountain Iron, MN, passed away...

John W. Shadle III

John W. Shadle III, 80, longtime resident of Britt, MN,...

Ellen Luoma

Ellen Luoma, 99, of Mt. Iron, died Thursday, February 11,...

Home & Garden Tips

Creating photo-worthy homes on a budget

I love harvesting new home decor ideas from Pinterest and...

DIY strategies to deep-clean carpeting

What’s underfoot in a home can go a long way...

Weekend wallpaper projects for every style

Paintable textured wallpaper was used here inside picture-frame moulding to...

Explore clever and quirky crafts to try today

 Being forced to spend more time at home during the...


Picky pooches: solutions for finicky eaters

The image of a dog devouring a bowl of food...

AKC honors canine hero with 2021 AKC Paw of Courage

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

AKC awards junior versatility scholarships

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

Information to know before getting a nocturnal pet

• Mice and rats: Mice andrats are intelligent and socialanimals...

AVMA celebrates Black History Month

 During Black History Month, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)...

Nominate a dog for AKC excellence award

 To celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things in the...


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A miner’s wife’s handwritten poem

This poem, titled “If All the Skies,” was written by...

An Eveleth girl’s dream to become a lawyer…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Margie Bodas and I became friends when we...

Don’t freeze your tails off!

Pine grosbeaks (two males and a female) stop for a...

Natural ice formations are pretty cool

A local photographer encountered this icy rabbit—formed without help from...

Washington on a whiteboard

This whiteboard drawing at East Range Academy of Technology and...

Good News You Can Use!

Memorial Blood Centers issues urgent call for blood donors

MnDOT grants will help local children safely walk and bike to school

Rock Ridge one act play wins Section 7A contest

211 Day recognizes Itasca County crisis helpline

Women’s club offers scholarship

County approves funding to combat invasive species


Loan program brings relief to 17 businesses in Eveleth

EVELETH — Eveleth was one of 12 northeastern Minnesota communities that received a Taconite Area Community Relief grant from Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation (IRRR). The city received a $200,000...

Local restaurants partner with United Way

ITASCA COUNTY — Even in a tough year for their industry, local restaurants continue to give back to their community. Dining United, an eight-year tradition, takes place every October and...

Co-op customers donate to Hibbing animal shelter

VIRGINIA — Natural Harvest Food Co-op (NHFC) customers donated $1,447 to Range Regional Animal Rescue in January. The funds will be used to provide highquality care for animals at the...

School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

STATEWIDE — Thousands of school bus drivers across the state are going above and beyond their duties during the COVID-19 pandemic as essential school district employees. To recognize this important...


Up on the Range

The poet and the miner: a romance

The story of your life

Writing a memoir is important—and easier than you think

Different laces for different races

A basketball player marvels at Minnesota hockey legends

Hometown Recipes

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Focus on Veterans

The American Legion Department of Minnesota helps get National Personnel Records Center to reopen

The American Legion Department of Minnesota had a key role in this week’s reopening of the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). The center’s massive collection...

VA launches public guidance to further protect veterans’ personal information

This February the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched Ethics Principles for Access to and Use of Veteran Data as part of ongoing efforts to...

VA extends debt relief options

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reaffirms its commitment to extend debt relief for Veterans through September 30. VA will continue suspension of collection on...

VA ranks among the top employers in the nation

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made strides in recent years to improve the work environment, ensuring the department is not only a place...

VA extends moratoriums on evictions

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will extend the existing moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, as well as extend VA loan forbearance requests, to June...

VA now accepting applications for grants to support disabled veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from community organizations through March 31—for up to $16 million in grant funding—to provide adaptive sports...