Columns

Off the BEATEN PATH

Experiencing the wisdom of horses up close and personal

Healthy for Life

Welcome autumn and seasonal suggestions with open arms

What’s on my Mind

Motivated by procrastination

Grown on The Range

Birds abound at the Eclectic Carton Farm and Garden

SALOME’S STARS

Health

What is leaky gut; and how to dodge BPA exposure

COACH TOM’S CORNER

Miles apart, together in heart

Range History

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...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Itasca County towns of Nashwauk, Marble, and Calumet

Village of Nashwauk This village was founded in 1902 by...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Hibbing’s Stevenson Mine | An unusual suspension bridge

Residents at the Stevenson mining location west of Hibbing observe...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Carlson Exploration Company | Hibbing’s Webb Mine

An interior view of the Klass Jewelry Store in Hibbing....

Contributor

Tiny, sweet, and delicate

A Hibbing woman journals about a deer and her fawn

A scenic North Shore day trip

The Ponds explore Iona's Beach

Discovering hospitality while hunting for typewriter ribbon

It’s business as usual while…

Appreciating the sights and sounds of God's beautiful creation

Hometown Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes


Features

‘Tis the (hunting) season

This is my favorite time of the year. It begins...

You can help manage DNR wildlife funding

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you, like Doug Nelson, have been preparing...

Greenhaven rink in Hibbing gets a face-lift

HIBBING — The rink at Greenhaven Elementary School in Hibbing...

Greek speak

Most have heard the old axiom that goes, “Don’t whittle...

Preserving local history

TOWER — On July 31, the Tower-Soudan Historical Society (TSHS)...

Business

Marketing conference October 8

Having a thriving business is the goal of any owner and marketing is crucial to achieve all of your business goals. How do you know where to start with marketing,...

Scammers may impersonate the Social Security Administration

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning people to be on alert for suspicious calls from scammers claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. BBB has...

2020 Spirit of Hospitality Award nominees are announced

IRON RANGE —The Iron Range Tourism Bureau has announced the 2020 Spirit of Hospitality Award (SOHA) nominees in eight categories. All nominees are interviewed by two judges, and a winner...

National Small Business Week will be celebrated this week

For nearly 60 years, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has held National Small Business Week to honor outstanding entrepreneurs and shine a spotlight on the nation’s small businesses, which now...

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Andrew Mekhail

VIRGINIA — Dr. Andrew Mekhail is welcoming new patients in podiatry at the Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic. “I chose podiatry after a family member tripped and twisted her foot falling down...

County’s distribution of CARES Act funds now in Phase Two

St. Louis County is preparing to transition to the next phase in the distribution of CARES Act funds to assist small businesses. The online application period for Phase One closed...

Disability support professionals honored

The nonprofit organization ARRM has announced that it is awarding its annual ARRM Cares Award to all Minnesota direct support professionals (DSPs) this year. This recognition honors the more than...

Focus on Veterans

2020 Veterans’ Voiceses Award winners named

Now in its eighth year, the Minnesota Humanities Center’s (MHC) Veterans’ Voices Award will recognize six awardees in an online format on Thursday, October 8,...

VA honors HeRO winners for safety, COVID-19 efforts

(VA) recently honored the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National HeRO Award recipients for their contributions to VHA’s journey to becoming a high-reliability organization (HRO). VHA’s...

USS Minnesotaa welcomes Cmdr.Cmdr Brad Bozin as

GROTON, CT – The USS Minnesota (SSN 783) welcomed Cmdr. Brad Bozin, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, as its new commanding officer at the Flasher...

Veterans’ Voices Virtual Award Ceremony slated for October 8

Since 2013, the Minnesota Humanities Center has honored Minnesota veterans who contribute in a myriad of ways to their communities, state, and country. The 2020...

September is Suicide Prevention Month

This September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes Suicide Prevention Month highlighting VA’s Be There campaign, reminding veterans and their loved ones that...

Military Appreciation Family Day at the Farm set for Sept. 26

JORDAN, MN — The Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota (DAV of MN) Foundation is excited to announce the first annual Military Appreciation Family Day at...

Home & Garden Tips

Upgrade cabinets for the price of groceries

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

Planning your fall foliage excursion

Fall is the time of year to take in colorful...

Pointers on how to pick apples this fall

Apple picking is a beloved autumn tradition. While many traditions...

Pallet projects can be a handy hobby

 Do-it-yourselfers can skip purchasing wood boards and upcycle wood pallets...

Pets

Teaching your dog to come when called

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

Furry expectations

Our cat Zippy, while often a pain in the you...

How to banish pet odors from your home

Dogs, cats, birds, and lizards have evolved from wild animals...

Pets and the planet: become an eco-friendly pet owner

Pets provide much joy to their owners, who are often...

Tips on how to trim a dog’s toenails

Trimming dog toenails is a routine part of grooming that...

Ease into introducing a new pet to your existing pets

Many people are excited by the prospect of introducing a...