Columns

Healthy for Life

It’s time to get moving, smile, and speak from your heart

Grown on The Range

Root cellars remain a viable option for long-term food storage

SALOME’S STARS

What’s on my Mind

Making connections in unexpected places

The Nature Nerd

Focus on: Plants on the move

Health

Coach Tom’s Corner

Best approach to wearing masks; Pesco-Mediterranean diet proves beneficial

Turn in old medications in Hibbing and Virginia October 24

Range History

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Grand Rapids public institutions | Reishus-Remer Land Co. | Daniel M. Gunn

Homes and public institutions The homes of Grand Rapids present...

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...

Home & Garden Tips

Halloween at home and around the world

Halloween in America is a night of costume parties, candy,...

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...

Pets

Tips on storage solutions for pet supplies

Pet owners soon learn that having a pet means carving...

Dog supplies that make our pets feel more comfortable

Dog owners may realize there are certain musthave supplies to...

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...


Health Features

Welcome to HTF’s Health Edition!

Dear Readers, I once thought I wanted to be a...

Get up, move, and play like a child!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ann Bussey writes a daily healthy aging email...

COVID-19 and older adults

There are a lot of questions surrounding COVID-19, especially from...

“I just have too much going good in my life”

Dave Archambault is convinced that he was addicted to alcohol...

Elated to have survived high-risk surgery

Growing old is not for sissies. If I have heard...

Features

Do you want to build a snowman?

During last weekend’s snowfall, an enterprising individual or a band...

Patti Wallert: candidate for Biwabik City Council

I am an educator who has spent most of my...

Julie Buria: Minnesota House of Representatives District 6B candidate

I was born in Virginia, and my husband and I...

Stephen Skogman: Mountain Iron City Council candidate

I have 10 years of experience on the Mountain Iron...

Candidate statement: Joni Dahl for Gilbert City Council

Growing up in the Genoa Location of Gilbert I was...

Business

Environmental services company earns certification

RMB Environmental Laboratories Inc., a Minnesota-based privately owned analytical laboratory, announced that it has earned state accreditation as a fullservice organic water testing provider on September 28. “The organics certification...

Harbor Freight is the newest store at Uptown Virginia

VIRGINIA — Harbor Freight Tools at Uptown Virginia (formerly Thunderbird Mall) will soon open and create 15,000 square feet of redeveloped retail space. The Virginia store is Harbor Freight’s 11th...

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...

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

Veterans need your support, especially during the pandemic

Even in a pandemic, veterans are returning from active military duty to prepare for civilian careers that require them to return to school for additional...

VA, Blue Star Families to support veterans impacted by COVID-19

To better support Veterans impacted by COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is partnering with Blue Star Families (BSF) for...

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...