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Grown on The Range: The Hietala’s Floodwood River Farm

Healthy for Life

Slip into summertime; celebrate sunshine, graduates and dads

SALLYWORLD:

Don’t chortle when someone’s on a 911 call and be sure to finish your cereal

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Range History

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

June 19 1816: Twenty-four people are killed in the “Seven...

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

June 9 1871: A court orders an injunction against construction...

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

June 1 1849: Minnesota Territory is legally organized when territorial...

Our Iron Range history: The emigrant journey to Minnesota

The “Emigrant Journey” exhibit provides each visitor with a boarding...

Contributor

A must-do adventure, but you’re gonna get wet!

Our road trip to visit the beautiful, incredible Niagara Falls

Memories of Dad from a loving daughter

Not expected to survive, Hupila lived a full life of 87 years

Shhh! The baby’s awake

Kids make Father’s Day (possible) special

Rigatoni dinner fundraiser in Aurora on Saturday, June 29

His 20th Habitat 500: 10,000 miles for simple, decent homes

Obituaries

Merlys E. (Dougherty) Pankratz

Merlys E. (Dougherty) Pankratz, 72, of Eveleth, passed away Thursday,...

Eleanor J. Anderson

Eleanor J. Anderson, 89, of Iron passed away Tuesday, June...

Howard G. Haiman

Howard G. Haiman, 74, of Britt, passed away Wednesday, June...

Doris Milbridge

Doris Milbridge, 89, of Tower, passed away on January 18,...

Rosella J. Potocnik

Rosella J. Potocnik, 92, of Virginia, formerly of Eveleth, died...

James E. Santa

James E. Santa, 88, of Britt, passed away Saturday, June...

LaRitta Swanson

LaRitta Swanson, 87, went to be with God October 15th...


Feature

Ready for two days of fabulous festival fun?

VIRGINIA — The 43rd annual Land of the Loon Ethnic...

CLOSE TO HOME

“Having one child makes you a parent. Having two kids...

An invitation to walk the divide that unites us

VIRGINIA — Those of us who drive north on Hwy....

Business

Warning against precious metals investment scams issued

The Minnesota Department of Commerce is warning Minnesotans about an investment scheme from Metals.com, an unregistered California-based precious metals company. Company representatives are coldcalling elderly residents across the nation to...

Exports up 1.5 percent in the first quarter of 2019

Minnesota exports grew to $5.4 billion, representing growth of 1.5 percent between the first quarters of 2018 and 2019, according to a report released today by the Minnesota Department of...

Future deadlines include Sept. 16 and Jan. 15, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who pay estimated taxes that Monday, June 17, is the deadline for the second estimated tax payment for 2019. Examples of those who often...

Adventure awaits at MSO’s North of Broadway concerts

VIRGINIA/ELY — Mesabi Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is presenting two fundraising concerts, one on Friday, June 14, in Virginia and the second one on Saturday, June 15, in Ely. Titled “North...

At NRRI, waste resources being recycled into specialty soils

In northeast Minnesota where the bedrock is near the surface, soils are a valuable commodity. The Minnesota Department of Transportation, for instance, needs soils with specific drainage properties for their...

Focus on Veterans

VA launches neww health care options under MISSIONMISSIO Act

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched its new and improved Veterans Community Care Program on June 6, 2019, implementing portions of the VA...

DOJ drops its appeal, decision is victory for Blue Water Navy veterans

“Vietnam Veterans of America applauds the decision by the Department of Justice to drop its appeal of the federal court decision overturning Hass vs. Peake...

UWNEMN’s United for Veterans program grows

BIWABIK – Forty-nine women gathered at Giants Ridge in May for healing, relaxation and relationship-building. The women were all veterans, ranging in age from 34...

From veterans to refugeesgees in Vietnam War era

Student leader Bill Tilton addresses an anti-war rally at the University of Minnesota in May 1970. Submitted photo.After nearly two years of work, the Minnesota...

MDR reminds military service members about state tax benefits

This National Military Appreciation Month the Minne- reminds members of the military and their families about the valuable militaryrelated tax benefits available to them in...

After the death of her son Frank in WWII

Mary and John Hautala were the parents of Frank Edward Hautala, who died in World War II. Submitted photos.Anna Maria Sikkila, known by her shortened...

Home & Garden Tips

Cut down on waste at your next party

With music playing, beverages flowing and delicious food available, it’s...

Make campfires safe and enjoyable

Who doesn’t look forward to sitting around a crackling campfire...

How we can bring beneficial bees back

 Bees, birds and butterflies play integral roles in pollinating many...

Explore ways to improve home curb appeal

 One way to improve curb appeal and set a property...

Pets

Safely take dogs for wilderness walks

Hiking is a rewarding, healthy activity that can help people...

Ways to protect our pets in case of fire

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

Safety tips in traveling with pets in the car

 Many people can recognize the familiar image of a car...

Cats are as vulnerable to the effects of ticks as dogs

Though they might be most often associated with dogs, ticks...

Former handler and military dog reunite

 Military working dog (MWD) Kkeaton, who bravely served as a...