Columns

Healthy for Life

Rise above with joyful celebrations of spring rebirth and renewal

SALLYWORLD:

Life in Florida with a bargain shopper is like living in la-la land

SALOME’S STARS

Out of the Blue

“The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside itthe seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection.” – Kay Ryan

Healthy for Life

Awaken the blossoms of positive energy with earth and spirit

Health

Coach Tom’s Corner

Concert series slated for 2019-2020 season

Mesabi Range College receives grant from IRRR

Range History

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth and final installment of...

Immigration slowed to a crawl; RR companies went bankrupt

The 1857 Financial Panic: Minnesota was hit especially hard

Minnesota Territory experienced a boom period starting in 1855. Industry...

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

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

Range History: The story of the Iroquois Iron Ore Mine (Pt. 3)

What the Iroquois Mine area looked like (looking north) in...

Range history: The story of the Iroquois iron ore mine (Pt. 2)

The Iroquois Mine being stripped for milling.EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue...

Contributor

Comedic mystery performances set for April 25—27

Eveleth-Gilbert Drama Departments presents Nooses Off

Community club is a hub of fun and fundraising

Maple Hill Hall in Hibbing offers country shows and more

Upcoming school referendum vote on May 14

Academy model offers good alternatives

MI-B fourth grade girls basketball

How we won the championship

Obituaries

Georgia Ellen Oja

Georgia Ellen Oja, 87, of Keewatin, passed away Friday, February...

Louis “Big Lou” Parenteau

Louis “Big Lou” Parenteau, 91, passed away, peacefully with his...

David Lee Abramson

David Lee Abramson, 83, of Meadowlands, died on Monday, January...

Finnegan James Dauphin Leinonen

Our beloved son, Finnegan (age 2) passed away on April...

Gerald Leroy VanDervort

Gerald Leroy VanDervort, 83, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019...

Joseph Alex Marcella

Joseph Alex Marcella, 98, passed away on March 31, 2019,...

Stanley Edward Indihar

Stanley Edward Indihar, 97, of Gilbert, died peacefully on Tuesday,...


Feature

Swedish Meatball Dinner fundraiser is April 24 in Virginia

My house is full of signs. These signs range from...

Supportive businesses, individuals acknowledged at 52nd annual event

CHISHOLM — United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) held their...

Support and guidance offered to students

VIRGINIA — The Mesabi Range College TRIO Student Support Services...

Business

Virginia firefighter receives advanced firefighter training

VIRGINIA – Lieutenant Lisa Hanover of the Virginia Fire Department was awarded a scholarship from Honeywell and DuPont to acquire advanced training in firefighting techniques and technologies that can be...

Change effective June 1; smooth transition expected

EVELETH/VIRGINIA – The Benedictine Health System (BHS) has reached an agreement to transfer ownership of St. Michael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center, Virginia, and St. Raphael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center, Eveleth,...

Governor Walz signs “hands-free” cell phone bill

Governor Tim Walz last week signed Chapter 11, H.F. 50, into law. The bipartisan “hands-free” bill that bans the use of hand-held cell phones while driving aims to prevent distracted...

City of Hibbing plans how to advance its quality of life assets

HIBBING – Established in 1893 as a result of the booming iron mining industry in northeastern Minnesota, Hibbing was once called the “Iron Capital of the World.” Iron ore was...

IRRR redevelopment grant helps Nashwauk Township

NASHWAUK TOWNSHIP – Nashwauk Township received a commercial redevelopment grant to assist KM Corner Store with the removal and replacement of underground gas tanks and pumps. The store installed a...

Deadline nears for $2.7M in dual-training grants

STATEWIDE – A new round of $2.7 million in grants is available to help Minnesota employers create or expand dual-training programs in the industries of advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care...

Focus on Veterans

Study offers strong evidenceidence adults need annual immunization

Influenza significantly increased the risk of hospitalization for heart failure, according to a study of more than 450,000 adults, which was published in the March...

VA and National MS Society join forces to enhance health care services for veterans

As part of the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) efforts to advance and improve the lives of veterans living with multiple sclerosis (MS), the...

VFW continues to honor Gulf War veterans

Nearly 30 years later, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States continues to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s Gulf War...

A BETTER YOU

How many times have you heard that phrase “living with purpose and passion?” It has definitely become the buzz phrase for 21st century living. Don’t...

Five percent growth inn goals are first since 2010

Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert Wilkie recently announced an increase to the department’s goals for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned...

VA researcher receives award for contributions in hearing loss

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researcher was recently recognized by the American Academy of Audiology for his work in improving the lives of...

Home & Garden Tips

Preparing compost for the growing season

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

Several tips on Earth-friendly gardening

While daydreaming of working in the garden, here are a...

Consider Earth-friendly gardening practices

 The upcoming 13th Annual Earth Fest, held in Mt. Iron...

Ways to control invasive buckthorn

 Mild winters with little snow are the ideal time to...

Pets

Research shows dog bites down in 2018

Over the past year, the number of dog bite claims...

My puppy has worms; now what do I do?

Bringing a new puppy home can be an exciting time...

Labrador retriever most popular breed for 28th year

The Labrador retriever once again breaks records! The American Kennel...

Max: Cat of distinction who stole my heart

 His name is Max and he is the monster child...

Dumb Friends League & ASPCA collaborate

 The Dumb Friends League recently announced its participation in the...

Very low risk of cancer with microchip implants

Pet owners who are considering microchips for their pets but...