Range History

This Week in Range History

Bear River:
A community rich in history and tradition

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part one of a two-part...

The Great Minnesota Get-Together

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...

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

Minnesota’s official state photograph celebrates 100 years, Iron Range roots

High school and business… and jobs on the eastern end of the Iron Range

Classics for Kids SWOP fundraiser on Aug. 30

Summer youth program is going strong and branching out

The Moroni, Mariucci and Ferroni families

515 Adams Avenue in Eveleth: 107 years of extended family

Columns

Having a killer time in Music City: Killer Nashville

The Lost Puppy Case Files

Beware of cat! And land mines

Healthy for Life

Indulging with the spirit of the summer season

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Relax and enjoy a quiet massage

Take some time to slow down and enjoy the simple things


Features

Farewell, Iron Range!

All too quickly the summer has come and gone in...

Iron Range Tykes, new childcare facility meets crucial Iron Range workforce need

MT. IRON – Iron Range Tykes, a new 8,520-squarefoot childcare...

MNsure announces Broker Enrollment Centers for 2019 to provide assistance

MNsure’s broker enrollment center initiative will continue into its fifth...

Q and A on the Eveleth-Gilbert and Virginia High School Discussions

Q: Why are the Eveleth-Gilbert and Virginia school districts studying...

New Minnesota Department of Health report finds…

As part of an ongoing effort to bring greater transparency...

Business

Trying to get out of debt? Beware of scams that don’t deliver

If you are struggling with debts and trying to get your finances in order, the Minnesota Commerce Department urges you to beware of debt settlement scammers who will take your...

Tania Barsness joins Perrella & Associates

HIBBING – Perrella & Associates announces one of its newest associates, Tania Barsness. Along with being a real estate agent, Barsness also is the office manager at Perrella & Associates....

Sen. David Tomassoni honored with Energy Champion Award

CHISHOLM – Joel Johnson, director of the Coalition for a Secure Energy Future is announcing a series of “Energy Champion” awards to a group of bipartisan Minnesota legislators. Recipients of...

Major infrastructure investments in Chisholm, Gilbert and Eveleth announced

CHISHOLM/GILBERT/ EVELETH – The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) announced multimillion dollar grants and loans to upgrade aging water infrastructure in Chisholm, Gilbert and Eveleth. Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-Chisholm) said...

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...

Focus on Veterans

There are many ways to give back to veterans

Members of the military serve their country proudly, often sacrificing the luxuries of home and time spent with their families to do so. When veterans...

Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits; immediate impact for veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Aug. 1, 2018, implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017,...

VA updates the disability rating schedule related to skin conditions effective Aug. 13

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) updated portions of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD, or Rating Schedule) that evaluate conditions related to...

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...

Home & Garden Tips

Planning ahead for planting fall blooms

August is the peak month for homegrown tomatoes, peppers, and...

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

Potential threats to pets in your yard

Pets love to roam free, and homeowners with outdoor space...

The possible effects of having your cat declawed

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) opposes declawing...

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...