Columns

The Senior Legal Line A legal question and answer line

Living A-Better-You-life: Clarity, discovery of goals and action

Grown on The Range: LaMars’ Early Frost Farm in Embarrass

Tech Bytes: Windows 7 support is coming to the end of life

Out of the Blue

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” – George Orwell

Range History

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

Charles Lindbergh is pictured with the Spirit of St. Louis...

The influenza epidemic in Minnesota, 1918

“I had a little bird, its name was Enza. I...

Range history: The story of the Iroquois Iron Ore Mine (Pt. 4)

What the Iroquois Mine looks like now (looking south).EDITOR’S NOTE:...

Immigration slowed to a crawl; RR companies went bankrupt

The 1857 Financial Panic: Minnesota was hit especially hard

Run on the Seamen’s Savings’ Bank during the Panic of...

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

The present state flag was adopted by the 1957 legislature....

Contributor

Falling madly in love with a country and culture

Mt. Iron woman has made a pair of solo trips to visit Japan

“Nobody said being human was going to be easy”

Freedom of speech: As it should, what a person says matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

It’s important to make it okay to talk about mental health

Remembering Rick Aaseng (Oct. 30, 1948 — April 16, 2019)

My cousin and friend Rick: We shared a carefree childhood

Obituaries

Michael Joseph Strukel

Michael Joseph Strukel, 61, of Aurora, died Wednesday, May 15,...

Matthew “Mutti” J. Carlson

Matthew “Mutti” J. Carlson, 36, of Virginia, passed away Monday,...

Frances “Fran” Elizabeth Rojeski

Frances “Fran” Elizabeth Rojeski, 87, of McKinley, died Tuesday, May...

Ersline “Corky” Marie Milanovich

Ersline “Corky” Marie Milanovich, 89, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday,...

Steven Allen Stoks

Steven Allen Stoks, 61, of Hoyt Lakes, died accidentally on...

Darin Paul Meehan

Darin Paul Meehan, 48, of Chisholm, died Monday, May 13,...

Gladys I. Winans

Gladys I. Winans, 81, of Mountain Iron, passed away Sunday,...


Feature

The freedom of speech — and — the speech of freedom

Origins “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society” is the 2019...

Come celebrate National Sauna Day on June 8

Embarrass, Minnesota is famously known as “The Cold Spot” of...

UWNEMN President’s Corner: Bean counter to Buddy Backpack supporter

CHISHOLM — For a long time, I didn’t really like...

Business

Rates up for all student groups

More Minnesota seniors than ever before graduated in 2018, with 55,869 students—83.2 percent of the graduating class overall, the state’s highest graduation rate on record— achieving the honor and moving...

Eveleth Area Community Foundation announces grants

EVELETH — The Eveleth Area Community Foundation (EACF) Fund has granted over $11,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Eveleth-Gilbert community during its recently completed 2019 grant round. “We were all...

PolyMet Mining announces filing of preliminary prospectus

PolyMet Mining Corp. (“PolyMet” or the “company”) (TSX: POM; NYSE American: PLM) has filed a short form preliminary prospectus with securities regulatory authorities in each of the Canadian provinces, and...

Focus on Veterans

Helping Minnesota military,litary, veterans and their families…

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) announced recently the recipients of the competitive (2018 Cycle II) Support Our Troops (SOT) license plate fund grant...

In celebration of 65 yearsars in business

In celebration of 65 years in business, Sammy’s Pizza chose to give back to an organization close to their hearts—the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). A...

Minnesota Historical Society expands its work with veterans at historic Fort Snelling

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is working to expand its engagement with veterans and military members in new ways, particularly at historic...

MHC opens submissionsmissions for 2019 Veterans’ Voices

 The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) announced recently that submissions for their 2019 Veterans’ Voices Award are now being accepted. Submissions will be open through Sunday,...

Social Security honors and supports military service members and their families

Every year, on Memorial Day, the nation honors service members who have given their lives for our freedom. Social Security acknowledges the sacrifice of our...

To honor veterans andd their families…

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced that its National Cemetery Administration (NCA) is partnering with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that...

Home & Garden Tips

A spring craft combining fantasy and fun

Spring is a season of rebirth marked by flowers pushing...

Be alert to possibility of rhubarb poisoning

Frost-bitten rhubarb poses an increased risk of unintentional poisoning if...

Plants are also vulnerable to ozone

 Human beings are not the only living organisms vulnerable to...

Making the best of a short growing season

 The growing season on the Iron Range is only a...

Preparing compost for the growing season

 Compost is truly the best mulch and soil amendment for...

Pets

The love of a pet helps reduce stress

Last year, a majority of Americans reported experiencing stress “during...

Recovering from the passing of a dog

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

Nurturing harmony between your cats and dogs

The age-old phrase “fighting like cats and dogs” does not...

Preventing dog-related lawn damage

 Dogs love spending time outdoors. Dog owners with yards know...

B.A.R.K. Program gets kids excited about reading

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

Readers share their love of special pets

 EDITOR’S NOTE: April is National Pet Month. Our pets capture...