Range History

THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT

Truth to materials, structure and function are characteristic

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Fifty years of Hoyt Lakes history

Part 2 of 2 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second...

Itasca County: The early years of summer camps

Summer camps mean lakes, activities, campfires and more

The American Girl Camp brochure for the camp’s opening in...

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Fifty years of Hoyt Lakes history

Front cover of anniversary book. Photo courtesy of City of...

The land, water and language of the Dakota

MINNESOTA’S FIRST PEOPLE

Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah, Feb. 19, 1858 – Jan....

Obituaries

Colleen Mae Cholich

Colleen Mae Cholich, 89, of Hibbing, passed away on June...

Gladyce Mae Lampe

Gladyce Mae Lampe, 96, of Biwabik, died Thursday, June 7,...

Brian Allen Jamesgaard

Brian Allen Jamesgaard, 45, of Virginia, passed away Thursday, June...

Pastor Marvin Joseph Aultman

Pastor Marvin Joseph Aultman, 61 of Forbes, was taken home...

Darrell “Daizy” Edward Snidarich

Darrell “Daizy” Edward Snidarich, 71, lifelong resident of Virginia, passed...

Ronald James Adkins

Ronald James Adkins, 72, of Iron, died Wednesday, May 30,...

Rickie Allen Lauseng

Rickie Allen Lauseng, 63, of Palo, passed away Wednesday, May...

Columns

Healthy for Life

A journey through life during the month of June and remembering my dad

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS:

Credit report security freezes and fraud alerts differences

Don’t compare yourself… celebrate yourself, your gifts!

Out of the Blue

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me.”

SALOME’S STARS


Features

They’re walking the road together

“Memories light the corners of mind. Misty water-colored memories of...

MNsure tax credits can help lower proposed 2019 premiums

Preliminary health insurance rates proposed by Minnesota health insurance companies...

National Safety Month observed in June

Preventable, accidental injuries are the third leading cause of death...

2018 Land of the Loon Festival exhibitors

001S BIRCH BOTANICALS Herbal remedies and organic skin products 002S...

Land of the Loon: It all starts with a Saturday morning parade

VIRGINIA – The Land of the Loon Ethnic Arts and...

Business

The Honorable Sally Tarnowski to again serve as chief judge

DULUTH – The Honorable Sally L. Tarnowski has been re-elected to serve as chief judge for Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District by her fellow judges in the district. The Honorable Michael...

$1.8 million grant will expand apprenticeship opportunities

The federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL) State Apprenticeship Expansion initiative is the second major grant awarded to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). In...

Memorial Blood Centers teams up with Minnesota Lynx

To celebrate World Blood Donor Day, Memorial Blood Centers is partnering with the Minnesota Lynx to offer blood donors two tickets to select upcoming Minnesota Lynx games. World Blood Donor...

Groundbreaking held for new public works facility in Cook

COOK – St. Louis County leaders broke ground Wednesday, June 13, for a new Public Works Maintenance Facility in Cook. The groundbreaking took place at 9558 Ashawa Road, which previously...

Eva Sebesta chosen as Ely chamber’s new executive director

ELY – After a three month search for an executive director, the Ely Chamber of Commerce board of directors announced the position is filled. Nineteen individuals from the Ely area,...

Gov. Dayton signs pension legislation to stabilize benefits

Joined by public servants from across state and local government, Governor Mark Dayton signed bipartisan legislation (H.F. 3053/S.F. 2620) on May 31 to ensure Minnesota’s public employee pension plans remain...

Debra Gunderson named new chaplain at St. Raphael’s Health & Rehabilitation

EVELETH – Debra Gunderson has been named the new chaplain at St. Raphael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth. Gunderson was born and raised on the Iron Range, and was...

Bois Forte, other reservation residents complete Blandin leadership program

GRAND RAPIDS – Twentyeight residents of the Bois Forte, Fond du Lac and Grand Portage reservation communities returned May 11 from a five-day leadership retreat. This was the first segment...

Focus on Veterans

VFW Post 1757 leads Timber Days parade

News from St. Louis County; maps sought, office moving

DULUTH – The St. Louis County Historical Society’s Veterans Memorial Hall Program is asking veterans, their families, or members of the public to donate military...

Memorial Day was special for the Carlson family in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS – Memorial Day 2018 was an extra special occasion for Brian Carlson of Grand Rapids and his family members. Carlson’s father was Charles...

Veteran history event in Duluth on June 19

– gram of the St. Louis County Historical Society, announces its next event in the local history – sentation entitled “Finding Loren: Preserving the Legacy...

Support Our Troops license plate fund program awards grants

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced the recipients of the competitive Support Our Troops (SOT) license plate fund grant program. : • Community...

New VA MISSION Act expands caregiver assistance to pre-9/11 veterans

Following years of debate, collaboration and finally compromise, on May 23 Congress gave final approval to historic veterans legislation that would expand the eligibility for...

Home & Garden Tips

Tips to avoid pesky black flies

Known as gnats, those ferocious biters are bothersome from spring...

Post-graduation gardening tips

Simple ideas for that graduation party include using the class...

Great reasons for gardening

 The ice on the lakes miraculously disappeared for the fishing...

Memorial Day remembrances

 Memorial Day started as Decoration Day back in 1866 to...

Pets

Adopt-a-cat Month celebrated in June

American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, celebrates Adopt-A-Cat...

Steps to identify flea bites on dogs

Dogs that are itching themselves are often assumed to have...

Should you include a pet in your wedding?

Pets are full-fledged members of many families and even, apparently,...

Pets can wander and not find their home

Not all pets are good at finding their way back...

K9s receive Paws of Courage awards

 The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog...

Tips for cleaning pet stains on carpeting

 If you have pets, accidents are going to happen. For...