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SALLYWORLD:

Sally is thankful for family, friends and her two front teeth

Out of thre Blue

SALOME’S STARS

Grown on The Range

Chickens, pigs, and specialty crops grow at Bear River Farm

Healthy for Life

Warm-up tidbits for a gratifying Thanksgiving celebration

Health

Coach Tom’s Corner

Ways to improve bone health; frozen vegetables a wintertime staple

Understanding and treating foot ulcers

Range History

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since 1924, Thanksgiving Day is parade time in New York City

The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City,...

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

EDITOR’S NOTE: Part 1 of This Month in Minnesota History...

Range Broom Factory: 1920 – 1943

A unique Chisholm business employed men with vision loss

Workers pose with brooms they made at the Range Broom...

This month in Minnesota history

Nov. 1 1841: Father Lucien Galtier dedicates his log church...

Eveleth News excerpts

Stories from the Iron Range Historical Society archives

First grade students at Eveleth’s Lincoln School in 1917. 1st...

Contributor

Queen City Christmas window contest

Winning contestants decked out downtown Virginia

The Long Line

The power of a ritual; what are yours?

Christmas memories at Grandma’s

MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!!

It’s a musical holiday tradition

Hometown Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes


Feature

Renewing a wedding dress

We’ve all attended weddings as a guest or have been...

The 10th annual Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30

It’s the time of year when newspapers thicken with sales...

Festival of Trees Twilight Holiday Parade Nov. 23

Free music programs shared at area libraries

IRON RANGE — The Arrowhead Library System presents Good Vibrations...

Business

Albertsons use BER grant to renovate downtown Cook building

COOK — Located just off of the main street, the 3,100-square-foot building was constructed in the early 1950’s as a grocery store. It eventually became home to the local newspaper,...

Alworth Fund presents three Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund, which celebrated its 70th year in 2019, recently presented three former scholarship recipients with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Alve Erickson, Ph.D., is a...

Grants help address community housing concerns

IRON RANGE — The communities of Aitkin, Cherry, Grand Rapids, McKinley, Tower and Virginia were awarded grants by Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation for removal of 10 blighted residential structures...

Social Security benefits will increase in 2020 to accommodate COLA

Each year, we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). By law, federal benefits increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index...

Vitamin E acetate found in 2019 illicit vaping products; not in 2018 products

Testing by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Public Health Laboratory has found that samples of vaping products from 2019, including some from patients with serious lung injuries, contained vitamin...

Equipment fleet enhanced, new power supply added

HIBBING — Hibbing-based Cast Corporation enhanced its equipment fleet and added a new power supply to further its position in the national tooling, casting and production manufacturing market. The new...

Local governments must set final tax levies by Dec. 30

The Minnesota Department of Revenue annually releases a list of the preliminary maximum property tax levies that have been reported by local governments and have been passed by local school...

St. Louis County seeks levy input at public meetings

VIRGINIA/DULUTH — The St. Louis County Board will hold two public meetings to receive comments on its 2020 proposed tax levy and operating budget. The first meeting will be held...

How local businesses give back to their communities

Small businesses are booming. Information from the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs says that small businesses, or firms with fewer than 500 workers,...

Focus on Veterans

A beautiful tribute to veterans

The quilt on display at the Virginia Public Library during the month of November is a study in patriotic themes and colors in honor of...

Minnesota Twins, WCCO and MACV to host holiday meal for homeless vets

The Minnesota Twins and WCCO in collaboration with Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) will be hosting a Home for the Holidays meal on Thursday,...

DAV employer’s guide

Hiring veterans can bolster a company’s bottom line, and “The Veteran Advantage: DAV Guide to Hiring and Retaining Veterans with Disabilities,” recently relaunched in honor...

VA renews partnership with Y-USA to expand health services to veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently renewed a nationwide partnership with Y-USA that focuses on whole health to enhance services available that promote...

For veterans, military service members and their families

In celebration of Veterans Day, Western Governors University (WGU) is offering $75,000 in scholarships to veterans, active-duty military, reservists and military families who are interested...

Veterans can now access their health info through Health Records on iPhone

In honor of Veterans Month this November, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is rolling out nationwide access for veterans to their VA health...

Home & Garden Tips

How to make holiday wreaths the easy way

There are many different ways to decorate homes and businesses...

Enjoy time outdoors – even when it’s cold!

The amount of time people spend outdoors has dramatically decreased,...

Tips on gearing up for the hunting season

 Big game and migratory bird hunting are a billiondollar industry...

How to equip a home kitchen knife collection

 Knives are a key tool in kitchens, whether those kitchens...

Pets

Why dogs drag their behinds on the floor

Haveyounoticedyour dog dragging their butt across the floor or grass?...

American Kennel Club celebrates 135 years

On September 17, 1884, a group of 12 dedicated sportsmen...

Suggested holiday gifts for four-legged family members

Holiday shoppers who are busy making lists and checking them...

Ways to introduce and transition pet foods

 The food a companion animal is eating today may not...

Tips on safe holiday entertaining in pet-friendly households

The holidays are a time to spend with friends and...

Choosing safe and durable dog chew toys

 Most dogs explore and learn about their world with their...