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Columns

What’s on my Mind

Finding serenity in the sauna

Healthy for Life

April is here in spirit; let's all hope for a hearty month

SALOME’S STARS

We will rise again

A letter to COVID-19 tells us to appreciate what we miss

Grown on The Range

Raising healthy cows and pigs at Diamond Willow Corral

Health

Coach Tom’s Corner

Teeth-brushing tips; walking for your health

Finding creative ways to stay healthy while staying at home

Range History

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Lakeshore Sparta is superseded by the village of Gilbert

EDITOR’S NOTE: Today’s community of Sparta—what’s left of it—is not...

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Hotel Glode | Miners National Bank | Eveleth Electric Company

HOTEL GLODE At Eveleth is one of the leading hostelries...

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Eveleth mines | Pioneer citizens | Public buildings

A group of Eveleth miners in the 1890s. Photos courtesy...

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Troy Steam Laundry | Le Nark Cigar Co. | Central Hotel

 TROY STEAM LAUNDRY An enterprise of no slight consequence to...

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Virginia & Rainy Lake Co. | Virginia Brewing Co. | Virginia hotels

The Virginia and Rainy Lake Co. sawmill on the southwest...

Contributor

A metal monster made with love

Nick Shinkle’s scrap metal dragon has a new home in Alaska

Condiment-oriented nomenclature! Are you a ketchup person?

Mental health care is vital at this time

Range Mental Health Center remains open, adjusts services

#COVParkChallenge

Virginia: Get out and enjoy the parks!

Feature

April is Financial Literacy Month

Brought to you by Daniel Rabideaux in conjunction with Lincoln...

How to begin building a credit history (start early!)

Credit scores play a significant role in the lives of...

Economic impact payments: what you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service on Monday...

Deposits at banks and credit unions are secure

Despite volatility in financial markets and economy instability due to...

Business

Small Business Loan Guarantee Program

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is announcing the Minnesota Small Business Loan Guarantee Program, which was approved by the Minnesota Legislature last week. This temporary program,...

State’s energy and gas utilities urged to extend protections

State regulators have called on Minnesota’s electric and gas utilities to provide additional safeguards for their customers in light of Governor Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-01 declaring a peacetime emergency...

JPJ Engineering hires landscape, engineering staff

HIBBING/DULUTH — JPJ Engineering announced the recent addition of Trish Crego as landscape architect and Preston Tripp as senior civil engineer. Crego is a registered landscape architect with 16 years...

SBA offers disaster assistance to Minnesota small businesses economically impacted by the COVID-19

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Minnesota small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID 19),...

Taxpayers given additional time to file and pay income taxes

In line with the state’s continued peacetime emergency response to COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced that taxpayers filing their annual Minnesota Individual Income Tax return for tax...

DEED creating emergency loan program to help Minnesota small businesses

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is creating an emergency loan program to help Minnesota small business owners who need immediate assistance to meet their families’ basic...

Focus on Veterans

MDVA responds to COVID-19 with current information

As we respond to COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) remains committed to serving Minnesota veterans and their families. We are following CDC,...

VA releases COVID-19 Response Plan

of Veterans Affairs (VA) made public, March 27, the COVID-19 Response Plan it is executing within its medical facilities to protect veterans, their families and...

New travel restrictions approved by Department of Defense

The Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist recently approved new travel restrictions for service members, DoD civilians, and their families assigned to DoD installations,...

Veterans’ GI Bill benefits to continue during COVID-19

President Trump signed into law S. 3503, March 21, which will enable the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue providing the same level of...

An outstanding project supporting veterans

 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs presented the Abraham Lincoln Pillar of Excellence Award to the Minnesota’s Veterans Application Tracking System (VATS), a joint project...

MDVA updates COVID-19 information

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is continuing to respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as the number of reported cases in Minnesota increase....

Home & Garden Tips

Preparing garden beds for spring and beyond

Gardening enthusiasts may have been thinking about their landscape plans...

Caution and caustic products go hand-in-hand

Keeping a home clean is no small task. All sorts...

When is it time to replace old wiring?

 Old homes can be charming and contain architectural elements not...

Getting started on creating your smart home

 Technology has changed the way people live in the 21st...

Pets

Science is behind dogs bathroom behavior

We’ve all been there — we take our dogs for...

Study finds women sleep better with a dog by their side

Does having your dog by your side while you’re in...

References important when adopting a pet

Anyone who wants to adopt a pet from Precious Paws...

Prevention and safety tips in case of fire

 A fire at home can cause fear and anxiety. When...

Several ways to prevent your pet from getting lost

Loving pets want to be right by their owners’ sides...

Ways papilloma virus can affect young pups

 Juvenile dogs, much like their similarly aged human companions, have...