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Minnesota State Fair: Origins and long-standing traditions

This Week in Range History The Minnesota State Fair is...

How agriculture has shaped the State of Minnesota

LAND, LABOR, THE MARKET, AND POLITICS

This Week in Range History Long before statehood, humans secured...

A night at the Greyhound Bus Museum

Greyhound: “From Hibbing to Everywhere”

“This story is dedicated to my daughter, Mia Lawson. Thank...

This Week in Range History

State of Minnesota, et al v. Philip Morris, et al

 20 years ago, tobacco companies agreed to pay MN and...

The County of St. Louis: It’s the largest county in Minnesota

County officials | Agricultural possibilities | The Range schools

  This Week in Range History EDITOR’S NOTE: This history...

Obituaries

Joseph Edward Gudel

Joseph Edward Gudel, 68, of San Jose, CA, formerly of...

Janet Mary Aker

Janet Mary Aker, 88, of Orr, passed away on Friday,...

Melissa Mary Helf

Melissa Mary Helf, 45, of Aurora, passed away Friday, August...

Harold “Hal” L. Fuson

Harold "Hal" L. Fuson, 77, of Soudan, passed away, at...

Randall Christopher Lindula

Randall Christopher Lindula, 50, of Iron, passed away Sunday, August...

Harold Detweiler Nelson

Harold Detweiler Nelson, 93, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, August...

Lois Ione Whitlock

Lois Ione Whitlock, 84, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, August...

Contributor

Annual Meadowlands Fair is Aug. 17, 18 and 19

The Central St. Louis County Fair: A small town with big fun

Going up, up and away in a hot air balloon

Fulfilling a lifelong dream, bucket list item for 80th birthday

Hibbing’s Hoops on Howard is making a comeback

Get ready for some three-on-three excitement this Saturday

Weather outlook by Dave Anderson: August—hot in spots

Columns

Healthy for Life

August is a glorious time to celebrate family and friends

Forgive for you, not them

ROAD TRIP! Michigan’s Pictured Rocks

Out of the Blue

The Nature Nerd

Focus on: Local ladybugs

Features

Elizabeth Tuomi, other area athletes compete in Australia

Down Under Sports exists to bring athletes together from different...

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

EDITOR’S NOTE: Don Monroe of Hibbing started taking pictures when...

United Way of Northeastern Minnesota

BIWABIK – Robert Green Ingersoll said, “When the will defies...

Youth in Action students help non-profits during service trip

IRON RANGE – A total of 17 Youth in Action...

Free musical comedy program offered at area libraries

IRON RANGE – The Arrowhead Library System is presenting Glen...

Business

Aug. 15 filing deadline for homeowners and renters approaches

The Minnesota Department of Revenue reminds homeowners and renters to file for their 2016 property tax refund before it expires on Aug. 15, 2018. Claims for 2017 property tax refunds...

Back-to-school shopping? Saving the receipts can mean valuable tax benefits!

For many Minnesota families, it is time to start back to school shopping. The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding parents that most school supplies could qualify for valuable K-12...

Swenson, Carlos, Peuranen and O’Neil hired as LCP tree crews

GRAND RAPIDS/MT. IRON – Lake Country Power welcomes four new tree crew employees to the co-op’s engineering department: Josh Swenson of Cohasset, Lucas Carlos of Grand Rapids, Jay Peuranen of...

Sammy’s Pizza voted “Best Pizza in Minnesota” in monthly pizza challenge

HIBBING – Sammy’s Pizza, which has sold more than 20 million pizzas to date, was recently voted Best Pizza in Minnesota” in Minnesota Monthly’s Pizza Bracket Challenge. The first inaugural...

Phony IRS calls spike in Minnesota; BBB says to remain alert

Over the last couple of weeks, Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) has noted a recent spike in phone calls to the public falsely claiming an affiliation...

Matt Rengstorf joins Perrella & Associates

HIBBING – Perrella & Associates announces one of its newest associates, Matt Rengstorf. Rengstorf is a Hibbing native and has spent a large portion of his life on the Iron...

Lobo Gun Leather opens store in Ely with handcrafted items

ELY – Crafting leather products is a passion for Matthew, son of Mark and Alethea Fedders. Barely out of high school, Matthew started his own business, Sioux Leather, and his...

Focus on Veterans

New director of the St. Louis County Veterans Service Office hired

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – The St. Louis County Veterans Service Office has a new director. The St. Louis County Board approved the appointment of Tedd...

VFW awards $790,000 in college tuition

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. announced 172 student veterans have been chosen as 2018 fall semester recipients of the VFW’s “Sport Clips...

VFW salutes America’s fifth armed service

The Veterans of Foreign Wars congratulates the U.S. Coast Guard on its 228th birthday! Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton created the Coast Guards predecessor, the Revenue...

Minnesota Twins Armed Forces Flag Raising Program

At every Twins game, a veteran is honored before the singing of the National Anthem. The veteran is graciously thanked for their service, receives a...

VA releases veteran suicide data and strategy for preventing it

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released state-level veteran suicide data as a follow-up to its 2015 National Suicide Data Report, which was released...

VA and PsychArmor offer S-A-V-E course online suicide prevention training for all

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in collaboration with PsychArmor Institute, a national nonprofit that provides online education and support to Americans who work...

Home & Garden Tips

Controlling Japanese beetles

If you had the plague of Japanese beetles last year,...

Tips on keeping your garden watered

Our recent downpours were more than the one inch of...

A pleasurable walk in the garden

 A daily garden walk is one of the best simple...

Organic fertilizers help plants thrive

 Flowers and hanging baskets purchased at local greenhouses will have...

Pets

How to keep dogs safe, content and loved

Every day a family welcomes a pet into their home....

Common conditions that can affect the health of dogs

Responsible dog owners ensure their four-legged friends are in good...

Taking care of matting in long-haired dogs

Long-haired dogs need greater attention in regard to grooming so...

How much do you know about horseshoes?

Horseshoes bring more than good luck and serve as more...

After pet loss, when is it time to love again?

 The passing of a pet can be an experience similar...

Do cats and dogs really fight like cats and dogs?

Cats and dogs have long been depicted as ardent foes,...