Columns

Healthy for Life

Awaken the blossoms of positive energy with earth and spirit

SALLYWORLD:

Beware of the three-legged table and a pinecone chair

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Detoxifying your body through massage

The Long Line

April showers and hiking plans

Out of the Blue

Range History

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...

This Week in Range History:

The Fall Lake School in Winton

School on Winton Point in 1900. This is how the...

Contributor

Upcoming school referendum vote on May 14

Academy model offers good alternatives

MI-B fourth grade girls basketball

How we won the championship

Voting will take place on Tuesday, May 14

Let’s transform education: Support the school referendum

I will be voting yes to the Eveleth- Gilbert-Virginia school collaboration

Obituaries

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,...

Lorraine Elizabeth Kunnari

Lorraine Elizabeth Kunnari, 89, of rural Gilbert went home to...

Rodney “Rod” Alan Maki

Rodney “Rod” Alan Maki, 69, of Embarrass died Wednesday, April...

Wendy Marlene Sandnas

Wendy Marlene Sandnas went home to Christ her Savior on...

Judy Williams Marr

Judy Williams Marr of Bozeman, Montana passed away on Friday,...

DeEtta Constance (Stoltz) Bertucci

DeEtta Constance (Stoltz) Bertucci, 91, of Fayal Township died March...


Feature

Artfully crafting a success

Any business owner discovers the importance of having the necessary...

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

You will rarely see them at a home dedication or...

United Way of 1000 Lakes celebrates volunteers

GRAND RAPIDS – In honor of National Volunteer Week, April...

Business

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...

Minnesota exports jump to record $23 billion in 2018

Minnesota exports of goods grew 10 percent between 2017 and 2018, reaching a record high of $23 billion, according to a report released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and...

Governor Tim Walz declares April Financial Capability Month in MN

Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed April as Financial Capability Month in Minnesota, a time to highlight the importance of financial education and empowerment to the state’s upward trajectory and the...

New Best Western Plus to be built in Grand Rapids

Pictured is a preliminary concept drawing of the 9-acre property on which a new 82- room lodging facility will be built in Grand Rapids. Photo courtesy of IRRR.GRAND RAPIDS –...

Focus on Veterans

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...

Women Veterans Unite! retreat scheduled May 5 at Giants Ridge

BIWABIK—Women Veterans Unite!, a retreat for women veterans, is scheduled for Friday, May 3, at 6 p.m. – Sunday, May 5, at Giants Ridge Recreation...

New study finds rising VA employee engagement keyk to success

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recently received high marks from an independent March 25 study showing a significant relationship between employee engagement and...

VA partners with Objective Zero Foundation to help connect veterans to more resources

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently partnered with the nonprofit Objective Zero Foundation to aid in connecting veterans with suicide prevention support and...

VA offers $15 million in grant funding to support adaptive sports for disabled vets

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the availability of up to approximately $15 million in grants for community organizations that provide adaptive...

Home & Garden Tips

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...

Things to consider before building a greenhouse

 Greenhouses can be a great addition to a yard for...

Pets

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...

Greyhounds are fast, friendly, playful

 Founded in the summer of 1992, The Greyhound Project, Inc....