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Healthy for Life

Mind over matter: Questions and suggestions for fitness and food

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Massage can help with constipation

Out of the Blue

SALOME’S STARS

A BETTER YOU

Let go of the past and focus on your new year’s resolutions

Range History

Monday, Jan. 21, 2019

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan. 15, 1929 – April 4,...

THIS MONTH IN MINNESOTA HISTORY

JAN. 1 1840: Lawrence Taliaferro, tired of bribery attempts by...

How immigrants and refugees have shaped Minnesota

Immigrants and refugees: connecting past and present

The history of Minnesota, its statehood, and immigration are closely...

The Gift of the Magi, by O. Henry

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was originally published on Dec. 10,...

Minnesota-based businesses

Betty Crocker | Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest | Bundt pans

Betty Crocker, Pillsbury and the Bundt pan are classic Minnesota-based...

Contributor

January quilt at Virginia library created by Sharon Nemec

Town hall event planned to address daycare shortage to be held Jan. 23

Scheuring: A small town boy bringing home big city victories

Performances set for Dec. 30 and 31

Murder mystery dinner theater returns to Virginia Elks Club

Obituaries

Ruth McClain

Ruth McClain rejoined her traveling buddy, Bob, in the Great...

Charles Chester Hoffman

Charles Chester Hoffman, 87, of Buyck passed away on Tuesday,...

Robin Lee Jarvi

Robin Lee Jarvi, 62, of Eveleth died Saturday, Jan. 12,...

Ruth Audrey Kenyon

Ruth Audrey Kenyon, 88, of Aurora died Tuesday, Jan. 8,...

Rhonda Renee’ Jacobson

Rhonda Renee’ Jacobson, 55, died January 10, 2019, after a...

Carol Jean Stephens

Carol Jean Stephens, 76, of Aurora died Wednesday, Jan. 9,...

Roberta L. Koivisto

Roberta L. Koivisto, 66, of Virginia, passed away Thursday, Jan....


Feature

Remembering Tom

It is rare when writing a story or article that...

Thomas “Tom” Martin Rukavina

Thomas “Tom” Martin Rukavina, 68, of Pike Township, died on...

Remembrances of Tom from friends, colleagues and others

Growing up on Northside: I remember the first time that...

Business

Catch the sun before it’s gone:

If you’ve been thinking about installing a solar energy system for your home, the Minnesota Commerce Department suggests that you may want to finally catch the sun in 2019. That’s...

Mark Phillips to continue as commissioner of IRRR

Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced that Mark Phillips will continue on as Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation commissioner. Previously, Phillips had served as commissioner under Gov....

Development infrastructure leads to economic prosperity

COHASSET – Lake Country Power (LCP) is constructing a new 68,000-square-foot facility in Cohasset’s Industrial Park to complete a relocation from its current Grand Rapids headquarters. The nonprofit, member-owned electric...

Paul McDonald sworn in as 4th District county commissioner

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – St. Louis County commissioners on Tuesday selected Commissioner Patrick Boyle to serve as county board chair for 2019. Commissioner Mike Jugovich was selected vice chair. Boyle...

Connect with LCP and co-op community at 2019 district meetings

GRAND RAPIDS – As the calendar turns the page on all things new, it brings more than resolutions. With a new year, Lake Country Power is looking ahead to meet...

Focus on Veterans

VA making great strides on suicide prevention for veterans

Under President Trump, the VA has done more in the last two years than it has in decades in reforming the department and improving care...

Holes for Heroes Ice Fishing Festival slated for Feb. 2

MEDICINE LAKE, MN — Fishing for Life will be hosting the Holes for Heroes multi-species Ice Fishing Festival on Medicine Lake, MN, on Saturday, Feb....

United for Veterans provides holiday meals to local veterans in need

Staff and volunteers representing United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s United for Veterans program delivered holiday meal baskets on Friday, Dec. 21, to 32 local veterans...

VA awards contracts to increase health care access to veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded contracts Dec. 28 to manage provider networks for Regions 1, 2 and 3 of VA’s new Community...

Registration opens Jan. 7 for 2019 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that veterans interested in registering for the 2019 National Veterans Wheelchair Games can do so Presented...

VA and APTA become partners to support and promote veterans’ health

Today, the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it recently established a partnership with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to promote and...

Home & Garden Tips

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed on January 21

The 3rd Monday in January is a federal holiday to...

Add a pop of purple around the house

Pantone named “Ultra Violet” its color of the year in...

New Year’s resolutions that can benefit the planet

 New Year’s resolutions are typically made by individuals looking to...

Keep poinsettias looking great through the holidays

 Along with the fragrant evergreens and twinkling lights synonymous with...

Keep your Christmas tree healthy and safe

 Nothing makes the Holidays more exciting than the scent of...

Pets

How to keep pets safe in winter weather

A warm coat, a cozy spot to sleep and limited...

Benefits to spaying/neutering your pet

One of the most important aspects of welcoming a pet...

Pointers for pet owners traveling with pets in tow

Many individuals and families simply cannot part with their companion...

Resolve to keep pets healthy in the new year

 Are you making a New Year’s resolution for 2019? While...

Service dogs support those in need

 Americans were captivated and touched by the images and story...

Study finds women sleep better with a dog by their side

 Does having your dog by your side while you’re in...