Range History

Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike

Preface: Kitchen Table Politics

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY EDITOR’S NOTE: The following pages...

Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike

Introduction: Workers’ Rights, Immigrant Voices

On June 2, 1916, forty mostly immigrant mine workers from...

Andrew Carnegie, steel industrialist

He called on the rich to improve society

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY A ndrew Carnegie (Nov. 25,...

Obituaries

Bosa “Bee” Grubich

Bosa "Bee" Grubich, 94, of Anoka, formerly of Kinney, MN,...

Mary Lou Jyhla Tamte

Mary Lou Jyhla Tamte, 90, formerly of Britt, wife of...

Marjorie (Marge) Ann Ellis

Marjorie (Marge) Ann Ellis, 84, born July 2, 1933 in...

Melita R Stewart

Memorial service for Melita R Stewart, 87, of Gilbert will...

Shirley Lorraine Lubarski

Shirley Lorraine Lubarski, age 87 of Embarrass, died Monday, February...

Features

Bedrock core drilling part of mineral exploration process

VIRGINIA – IDEA Drilling, which offers surface coring, underground coring, environmental, and sonic drilling services, was established in 1997 in...

Rangoli Sand Art free presentations offered by Arrowhead Library System

MT . IRON – The Arrowhead Library System will present Shakun Maheshwari’s Rangoli Sand Art, a free program being offered...

Governor Dayton releases new Minnesota water quality report

Governor Mark Dayton on Wednesday released a new report summarizing key findings from 10 water quality town hall meetings held...

Virginia Fire Department Run Report: Feb 12 – Feb 18

VIRGINIA – During the week of Feb. 12 – Feb. 18, the Virginia Fire Department responded to 90 calls; 10...

Region’s airports grow, add service with new, modern facilities

Few industries have faced greater challenge in the past two decades than commercial airlines. Embattled by post-911 fear, followed by...

Virginia Public Library: All about service, all about the kids

VIRGINIA – Contrary to rumor, libraries are not falling out of use. More than 8,000 people visited the Virginia Public...

Aid available to municipalities for building demolition Grant money eases financial burden of removing eye-sores

IRON RANGE – Getting rid of “eye-sores” is an essential part of rejuvenating the regional economy, yet it becomes an...

FOCUS ON:

EDITOR’S NOTE: We published an article by Dr. Cam Jayson of Fayal Township (Eveleth) titled “Just call me Tiger: My...

Book exchange encourages reading, respect, and recycling

COOK – Comet Theater owner Carol Carlson established a book exchange box following the suggestion from a friend that the...

Business

Tips offered for choosing the right professional tax preparer

Many Minnesotans hire a professional tax preparer to do their income taxes each year. Qualified tax preparers perform important services for taxpayers who have complicated tax situations or simply want...

Saint Louis County holds land auction: 28 properties sold for $374,000

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – A house on 9th Avenue East in Duluth generated a lot of interest. So did two adjoining 18 acre parcels along Old Highway 169 in Hibbing....

Up to $1 million to be awarded area students Blandin Foundation Education Grant deadline is March 1

GRAND RAPIDS – Blandin Foundation’s applications for need-based education grants are available and being accepted until March 1. Up to $1 million will be granted to Itasca County-area students pursuing...

Bois Forte Band of Chippewa receives CERTs Seed Grant for energy project

NETT LAKE – It is an energizing start to 2018 for Bois Forte Band of Chippewa who received a $4,350 Seed Grant from the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) earlier...

Tech Bytes computer repair and services open for business

EVELETH – I established Tech Bytes, a computer repair business, in January of 2018. Services we offer include: virus removal; computer repair and tuneup; computer and computer part sales; web...

MPUC sets new rates for Minnesota Power retail customers

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday finalized a new retail rate structure for Minnesota Power’s electric customers, completing its decisions on the rate filing that the company initially submitted...

Columns

SALLYWORLD WEEK 376

Embracing the gray and musing over cocktail weenies

Out of the Blue

“( I) decided to enjoy the Olympics, rewrite my story and write a pretty epic one as a team.” –John Shuster

WALKING UNDAUNTED

Struggles shape us: Only look back to see how far you’ve come

Why knot get a massage?

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 375

A chef in the house and spring in the air

Focus on Veterans

AMVETS pleased with ruling connecting illnesses to burn pits

In a ruling that vindicated nearly 64,000 U.S. service members who were exposed to openair burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan, a judge found in...

New policy for harassment prevention, response in the Armed Forces released

The Department of Defense announced the release of Department of Defense Instruction 1020.03, “Harassment Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces,” effective immediately. The comprehensive...

Hiring Our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes will be hosting a Military Hiring Event at Xcel Energy Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 27. At this Hiring Expo with the Minnesota...

VFW members can receive up to $5,000 to repair Post building

The Home Depot has started accepting applications for their 2018 Community Impact Grant. VFW members can receive up to $5,000 to fund repairs or construction...

Minnesota National Guard provides security for Super Bowl

 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - More than 400 Minnesota National Guardsmen supported security efforts in Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl 52. “This is what we do,” said...

Home & Garden Tips

Prune trees during dormancy

If we get a blast of warm weather like in...

Control buckthorn in winter

If you are unfortunate to have buckthorn on your property,...

Make Valentine’s Day special

 Bouquets of roses or other live plants are especially loved...

Pets

Microchips useful in recovering a lost pet

A microchip implant is an identifying integrated circuit placed under...

The Lost Puppy Case Files

AUTHOR’S NOTE: Case shares Vol. 2 of what he hopes...

Pet-friendly businesses becoming popular

Businesses that cater to families and pets can capitalize on...