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SALLYWORLD: WEEK 401

Put safety first. Avoid falling bottles, rolling carts and ugly witch masks

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Are you SAD? Massage might help

Yes, do what you love so that you love what you do!

Out of the Blue

The Nature Nerd

Focus on: Spooky spiders

Range History

Oct. 12 is 1918 Fires Remembrance Day in St. Louis County

The deadly Cloquet, Duluth and Moose Lake fires of 1918

The worst natural disaster in Minnesota history— over 450 dead,...

Minnesota history: Maple sugaring and the Ojibwe people

Ojibwe people have made maple sugar, a traditional dietary staple,...

— THE HISTORY OF TOWER AND SOUDAN —

Two communities tied tightly together from the beginning

A sawmill was established here in Tower in 1882, the...

The Iroquois Mine in Mt. Iron: There’s a story in the making

This is an air photo of the Iroquois Mine area...

“THE TOWN THE MINING BUILT”

Glen Location: Exhibit at Minnesota Discovery Center

Photos by Cindy Kujala.Trolley ride | Train depot | Historic...

Contributor

Prints, colors and designs are Civil War era reproduction fabrics

Quilt by Karen Lamppa now on display at the Virginia library

Do you like music and fun?

Country line dancing might be for you

The Bass Lake Bruiser

Hummingbird claims his feeder domain

M&M’s—The other important ones

Seek guidance when exploring Medicare, Medicaid options

Obituaries

Beth Elaine Anderson

Beth Elaine Anderson, 84, of Hoyt Lakes, died Tuesday, Oct....

Nathan Aaron Montgomery

Nathan Aaron Montgomery “Buffalo”, 25, of Aurora died Sun. Oct....

Cedric Chase Schuster

Cedric Chase Schuster, 23, of Gheen, passed away on Sun....

Florence Kathleen Brunner

Florence Kathleen Brunner, 86, of Angora passed away, surrounded by...

Theodore Charles Rupert

Theodore died Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 at his residence surrounded...

Lorene Beverly “Bev” Johnson

Lorene Beverly “Bev” Johnson, 81, of Tower, MN, went home...

Wilma Maxine Wagoner

Wilma Maxine Wagoner, age 91, of Tower passed away on...


Featured Stories

After more than three decades on the bench, a jurist retires

CHISHOLM – The Range Bar Association held a retirement celebration...

Justice was not just a principle to Dave, nor was it just a law

We must love one another or die. Defenseless under the...

The profession of justice (the kind that makes a difference)

I want to thank all of you judges and lawyers,...

When a judge makes a decision, lives are impacted

Judge Ackerson’s commitment to justice has served our community well...

The pursuit of justice is actually a feeling, and an experience

My name is Michele Statz, and I’m an assistant professor...

Business

Commitment to conservation is paying off, Dayton says

Minnesota’s state agencies are making good progress towards ambitious sustainability goals put in place last year by Governor Mark Dayton, according to a newly-released report by the Department of Administration’s...

Funding will support projects in Hoyt Lakes and Two Harbors

The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) approved $7.3 million in grants and loans for water and sewer projects. Funding for projects in Alden, Two Harbors, Hoyt Lakes, Erskine and Willmar...

Backus Auditorium in International Falls benefits from Eagle Scout project

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – Gavin Wilson recently completed an improvement project at Backus Auditorium in an effort to earn the rank of Eagle Scout. Wilson has been in the Boy Scouts...

Cheri High appointed as new administrator/CEO

EVELETH – Mike Schultz, administrator/CEO at St. Raphael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth announced his retirement effective Oct. 5, 2018. While Schultz has served as the administrator of St....

Orthopaedic Associates to hold open house on Oct. 9

HIBBING – Orthopaedic Associates will be holding an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. in celebration of the...

$25 million in safety grants awarded to Minnesota Schools

The Minnesota Department of Education announced on Oct. 1, that 90 Minnesota public schools districts or charter schools were awarded school safety grants to be used for security and violence...

Patricia Welsch named First Children’s Finance business development specialist for northeast MN

VIRGINIA – First Children’s Finance announces the addition of Patricia Welsch as the new business development specialist serving northeast Minnesota. In her role, Welsch will be supporting child care centers...

Focus on Veterans

Updated laptops and tablets provided to streamline claims

HonorBound Foundation has awarded the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. a $55,263 grant to help offset a larger initiative that will begin equipping...

Survey: High customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for veterans and families

The results of a recent VA customer survey indicates veterans and their families continue to experience high customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for...

VA researchers work to create artificial lung

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) scientists at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Michigan recently announced that they are working to create a...

VA awards up to $9 million in adaptive sports program grants to aid disabled veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Sept. 26 awarded up to $9 million in grants to eligible recipients for adaptive sports programs that...

MnDOT earns 2018 Employer Support Freedom Award

Members of the Minnesota National Guard present a certificate of appreciation to MnDOT for its support of National Guard military and reserve members. From left:...

Consumer column from the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

Minnesota Attorney General Lori SwansonMinnesota is home to more than 330,000 veterans and, according to a recent study, the third most generous state in the...

Home & Garden Tips

Tips on frost prevention as weather turns cold

Every gardener on the Iron Range knows that a killing...

Fall harvest time is fast approaching

Gardeners know that the best way to keep production up...

Emerald ash borer causes damage to trees

 Infestation of the emerald ash borer will result in dieback...

Gypsy moths: A destructive threat

 The Minnesota Department of Agriculture placed Lake and Cook counties...

Pets

Navigating aging with senior pets

As pets age, their needs change and pet owners must...

Are raspberries for the dogs? Yes they are!

According to the American Kennel Club, raspberries offer an abundance...

Crate training a good step for puppies

Many dogs acclimate quickly to crates. Properly training a young...

Tongue-in-cheek fun names to consider for your pet

Naming a pet is serious business for many pet owners....

Great reasons to adopt your next pet

 There is no end to the companionship, love and joy...

Mesabi Humane Society photo contest underway

 Do you have a favorite photo of your cat or...