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This Week in Range History

Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota
1933–1942

T he U.S. Congress paved the way for the Civilian...

Exhibit at Minnesota Discovery Center

Underground: History Beneath Your Feet

THE LAND BEFORE MINES CHISHOLM – A new exhibit opened...

Itasca County: Home to a variety of historic sites Interesting lo cation s open dors to the pa st

This Week in Range History

Central School pictured in the 1910s. Note the outbuildings in...

The Virginia Brewing Company:

RESIDENTS OF THE CITY REJOICE

The Virginia Brewing Company was a leading industry back in...

THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT

Truth to materials, structure and function are characteristic

Original design for Trellis wallpaper by William Morris, 1862. Source:...

Obituaries

Helen Nurmi

Helen Nurmi crossed over on the 4th of July. What...

Leonard Haugen, Sr.

Leonard Haugen, Sr., 84, of Britt, died Friday, July 6,...

Jack Jerome Zollar

Jack Jerome Zollar, 82, of Virginia, passed away July 6,...

James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge

James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge, 54, of...

Roberta A. Lund

Roberta A. Lund, 79, longtime Hibbing resident and former resident...

Elsa Vera Branstrom

Elsa Vera Branstrom, 78, of Golden Valley, MN passed away...

Contributor

Eveleth man attains dual citizenship

John Snidarich honored when he gains Slovenian citizenship

BHS alumni gathering to be held at Valentini’s on July 26

It’s year 15 of the unorganized Buhl High School get-together

— FARMS —

They're the magical places our food comes from

Foreign exchange student returns for VHS 50th class reunion

Columns

Which do you need: USB flash drive or external hard drive?

Don’t give away your JOY!!

Healthy for Life

Livin’ some summer life in northern Minnesota

GO OUT AND FIND YOUR SISU SPIRIT

Living well the Finnish way

Out of the Blue

Unexpectedly, without warning

Features

Hibbing Art Wrap Project winning art designs are announced

HIBBING – The Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce announced that...

Grand Rapids plans local sales tax vote on Nov. 6

GRAND RAPIDS – The city of Grand Rapids is planning...

China recycling shift an opportunity for Minnesota to be a leader in recyclables

China’s recent shift in policy regarding recyclable material has many...

St. Louis County seeks feedback and public input on draft plan

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – St. Louis County has written the...

MN Job Match: The right jobs and right skills

The Minnesota Chamber Foundation this week expanded its initiatives to...

Business

Peter Birkey, Laura Connelly and Kayla Schubert-Aubid to join board

GRAND RAPIDS – Trustees of Blandin Foundation elected three new board members and approved 48 grants totaling $3,282,607 during their quarterly meeting on Monday, June 25, in Grand Rapids. Brian...

Business firms expect unchanged conditions for 2019

Minnesota business services firms feel positive about the economy, with nearly 90 percent expecting sales revenue to increase or remain stable next year, according to a joint survey released today...

MN State Fair to host Job Fair July 17 for more than 500 fair-time positions

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota State Fair and several of its vendors will host the third annual State Fair Job Fair on Tuesday, July 17, from 4 – 8 p.m....

John R. Ryan, III achieves prestigious Court of the Table MDRT qualification

HIBBING – John R. Ryan, III of local Ryan Financial Group, LLC in Hibbing has qualified for Court of the Table, a coveted milestone achievement for their membership in the...

Tax bill this year? Check withholding to avoid one in 2019

Taxpayers who owed additional tax when they filed their 2017 federal tax return earlier this year can avoid another unexpected tax bill next year by doing a “paycheck checkup” as...

Statewide effort will encourage full participation in the census

Governor Mark Dayton last week appointed four community leaders to co-chair the Minnesota Complete Count Committee, the organization that will lead statewide efforts to encourage participation in the 2020 U.S....

Communities selected for Blandin Community Broadband Program

GRAND RAPIDS – Blandin Foundation announced that it has selected four additional rural Minnesota communities for intensive, two-year partnerships with the foundation to advance local broadband initiatives. Swift County, Rock...

Focus on Veterans

12th annual Veterans Career Fair is July 18 in Brooklyn Park

Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed the month of July, 2018 to be “Hire a Veteran Month” in the State of Minnesota. Governor Dayton’s proclamation encourages...

History People topic is the evolution of U.S. military tanks

DULUTH – Ronald Hein, a retired Army brigadier general of Duluth, will examine the evolution of U.S. military tanks at St. Louis County Historical Society’s...

VA issues new policy to protect veteran homeowners from predatory lending

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to...

Make a difference: Offer a helping hand to vets

Let veterans in your community know they are appreciated.Millions of men and women serve in the military and make the sacrifices that such service requires....

Support veterans by donating your vehicle

The VFW Foundation’s vehicle donation program allows a hassle-free way of helping fund VFW’s services and programs by donating any vehicle, such as a car,...

American Legion convention to be held in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – The American Legion hosts its national convention in a different city each year and welcomes to it a large number of attendees. This...

Home & Garden Tips

Rain barrel safety guidelines

Rain barrels provide an eco-friendly opportunity to repurpose rain water...

July reminders to keep gardens healthy

Now that summer is at its peak, it is time...

Heed health and safety warnings

 Gardeners are faced with many hazards that accompany their passion....

Safe gardening for flowers or food

 Simply speaking, gardening is generally thought of in two ways...

Pets

Finding a comfortable bed for your pets

Providing a safe and comfortable environment is essential when welcoming...

Pets can spread allergens in a variety of ways

According to the American Lung Association (ALA), pet dander is...

Exploring a peculiar pet – the Sea-Monkey

Fish and other pets that live in water may be...

Well trained dogs make happy, healthy pets

The benefits of dog training extend to both the owner...

Clean your dog’s ears to avoid infection

 Did you know that ear infections are the number one...

Keep pets cool and safe during hot weather

 The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) says that...