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Columns

What’s on my Mind

In search of sleep

The Long Line

Dandelions don’t have to be a nuisance—they’re pretty tasty!

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

What cellphone use can do to your neck

Healthy for Life

Hooray to the Class of 2020, good mental health and Memorial Day

Out of the Blue

Range History

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Biwabik businesses and buildings | Colvin-Robb Lumber Co.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from Iron Ranges of Minnesota, an illustrated...

Mostly mining news (plus moonshine, murder, and a beaver)

news from the iron mines Interesting notes relative to our...

A victory for women: the 19th Amendment in Minnesota

Headlines from the Aug. 20, 1920, Duluth Herald announce the...

IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA, 1909

Substantial growth for the new east Range village of Aurora

 A THRIVING VILLAGE This promising and progressive village has perhaps...

Death stalks the Iron Range: 1918 Spanish influenza

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington,...

Contributor

He speaks to me

Sitting by a lake reveals the beauty and wonder of creation

Students Jennifer Enich and Colton Hudelson awarded dental scholarships

Public invited to share in sending caring messages

Show appreciation for essential workers in our communities

A story of rejuvenation

Finnish Americans and Friends celebrates Finnish culture

Feature

Virginia is building a downtown pass-through park to Chestnut Street

VIRGINIA — Construction began earlier this month on a pass-through...

Virginia Area Historical Society

EDITOR’S NOTE: For our last May issue, we’re wrapping up...

Itasca County Historical Society

What story does your museum tell (what is your mission)?...

$4,000 scholarships will help graduating seniors

COHASSET — Lake Country Power announced that 28 local high...

Foundation sunsets Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Fund

VIRGINIA — At year-end in 2019, the Virginia Community Foundation...

Business

Economic Impact Payments being sent by prepaid debit cards

As Economic Impact Payments continue to be delivered, the Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday reminded taxpayers that some payments are being sent by prepaid debit card. The debit cards arrive...

Funds will go to creation of interpretive signage

CHISHOLM — The Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) announced it was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Chisholm Community Foundation. The funds will assist in the fabrication and installation of 30...

SALOME’S STARS

LEO (July 23 to August 22) Some Leos and Leonas might find it somewhat difficult to get their ideas accepted or even considered. But that’s only for a while. Things...

Iron Range Open for Business Pledge

HIBBING — Businesses that have been hard at work preparing their workplaces for COVID-19 are being recognized for their efforts. The “Open for Business Pledge” is a new program that...

Focus on Veterans

Videos on Veterans Memorial Hall Facebook page

DULUTH — In honor of the 100th anniversary of Tank Company M, which was formed in Duluth as an independent tank company in the 34th...

RemainsRemai of WWII Eveleth Marine Mervin Galland accounted for on May 11

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced last week that Marine Corps Pfc. Mervin D. Galland, 24, killed during World War II, was accounted for...

USS Minnesota recognized as the best ship in AtlanticAt fleet

The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783), homeported at Naval Submarine Base New London, was recently announced as the winner of the 2019 Battenberg...

Memorial Day “Rollingng to Remember”

May is Military Appreciation Month. This POW*MIA memorial is located on the grounds of the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center in Columbus, GA. AMVETS...

RIDER 22 MILES ON MAY 24

For 32 years every Memorial Day, action has been taken to raise awareness for the critical issues facing our nation’s veterans. In 2020, AMVETS (American...

Army says it has found the best fabric for DIY face masks to fight spread of virus

May is Military Appreciation Month. “Marking the end of a long, deadly war, VE Day, short for ‘Victory in Europe Day,’ celebrated just that: the...

Home & Garden Tips

Several tips on how to successfully grow tomatoes

Slicing into the first tomato of the season is a...

Tips on planting perennial gardens

Gardening is an engaging hobby that can provide a host...

Avoid furniture tip-over hazards at home

 Children may try to climb furniture to get at coveted...

How to bring beneficial bees back into our gardens

 Bees, birds and butterflies play integral roles in pollinating many...

Pets

What to know when considering a new dog

After hearing “Please can we get a dog?” from your...

Blastomycosis: a continued threat to pets

EDITOR’S NOTE: Portions of this article are from a feature...

Appreciating our pets during COVID crisis

 While many of our lives have been upended this year...

Dog training provides boundaries and good behavior

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

How to protect dogs from Lyme disease

 Lyme disease is a potentially dangerous condition transmitted by the...

Check your cats regularly to avoid tick infestation

Pets rely on their owners to look out for their...