Columns

What’s on my Mind

Making connections in unexpected places

The Nature Nerd

Focus on: Plants on the move

The Lost Puppy Case Files:

Mistakenly identified

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Use massage to help get rid of knots

SALOME’S STARS

Range History

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Itasca Mercantile Co. and Itasca Paper Co. of Grand Rapids

Itasca Mercantile Company For a third of a century, Grand...

A priceless historical repository

The Iron Range Research Center turns 40

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week’s history section is about the important...

Weddings of yesteryear

Early 20th century Iron Range couples exchange vows

CELEBRATE CHISHOLM WEDDING Chisholm, Minn., Jan. 29.—(Special to The Herald.)—Miss...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Grand Rapids: a transportation, logging, and recreation hub

Village of Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, the judicial seat of...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Coleraine and Bovey | Massive beneficiation plant at Trout Lake

The Canisteo District One of the most remarkable undertakings carried...

Home & Garden Tips

Make costumes from items already on hand

Nothing says Halloween like the perfect costume. Children may spend...

Create coziness in your home this fall

Ladies and gentlemen, fall has arrived. Time to wrap up...

Making fall clean-up chores eco-friendly

Certain tasks become necessary once autumn arrives. Whereas spring and...

Upgrade cabinets for the price of groceries

There’s no denying that kitchen cabinets lead a rather difficult...

Pets

Prevent pet-related damage to the house

The benefits of having a pet are innumerable. Pets can...

Find out if homeowners insurance covers animal damage

Pet owners who arrive home to discover that their pet...

Allergy symptoms in pets and their causes

Allergies can vary in severity and cause various symptoms. According...

Symptoms to look for indicating illness in common pets

If pets could speak, caring for them would be that...

Guiding your dog to come when called

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of a two-part...

Teaching your dog to come when called

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of a two-part article...


Features

Finding happiness in life’s adversity

EVELETH — In the midst of the splendor of northern...

Bears and other animals hibernate. Why can’t I?

ELY — For this article I headed to the North...

Five stages of black bear activity and hibernation

According to Sharon Herrell, the senior bear keeper at the...

Capturing the season

The woods near Sabin Lake in Biwabik. Photo by Marcia...

Aurora will once again have a locally owned grocery store

AURORA — Although locally owned grocery stores have often passed...

Business

New program will expand legal paraprofessionals’ roles

STATEWIDE — The Minnesota Supreme Court has adopted court rule amendments authorizing the Legal Paraprofessional Pilot Project, effective March 1, 2021. Legal paraprofessionals, under the supervision of a Minnesota attorney,...

Garrett Ashburn joins the Virginia Edina Realty office

VIRGINIA — Garrett Ashburn is the newest agent at the Virginia office of Edina Realty. Ashburn joined the firm in August and brings with him 21 years of sales experience....

Fairview Range updates curbside services

HIBBING — As of October 14, Fairview Range’s curbside services will be moving from an outdoor tent into a building located on the Hibbing medical campus. Patients will park where...

Itasca County restaurants give back with Dining United

ITASCA COUNTY — Now through November 19, restaurants are teaming up with United Way in the Dining United program to improve lives in local communities. Throughout October and November, community...

Virtual career fair to be held October 27 – 29

NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA — Despite the layoffs and furloughs that the pandemic has caused, many companies throughout northeastern Minnesota are looking for candidates to fill open positions. Hiring during this time...

Two local women launch finance podcast

Have you ever been sitting around with your family or friends and the conversation somehow veers toward money? If you have, we’re willing to guess that everyone agrees there’s not...

IRRR funding still available

NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA — When the COVID-19 pandemic began earlier this year, small business owners began to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), a federal assistance initiative issued in response...

Contributor

Tiny, sweet, and delicate (part three)

Debbie worries about two deer evading a hidden predator

Left to our own devices

Back in the day, our sources of fun didn’t require batteries

New opportunities for youth Lyric Center offers many creative outlets

Tiny, sweet, and delicate (part two) The story of a doe and fawn continues

Hometown Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Focus on Veterans

Minnesota veteran helps to fight veteran suicide

“I found my mission in helping my fellow brothers and sisters when I lost a former soldier from suicide,” said U.S. Army veteran Derrick Brooks....

VA resumes in-person benefits services halted by COVID-19

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced recently the reestablishment of in-person benefits services in select locations throughout the country. Currently, there are 11...

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched White Ribbon VA, a month-long national call to action to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment, sexual...

There’s still time to apply for the $1,500 Mike Colalillo Scholarship

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — There is still time for high school seniors and college students with a physical connection to St. Louis County to apply...

Expediting disability claims for Blue Water Navy veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced recently the completion of an interagency effort with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to digitize...

Free virtual event for Minnesota military is October 29

Experience 2020, a free virtual event, will be held on Thursday, October 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is for all Minnesotans...