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Columns

off the BEATEN PATH

Going home: reflecting on an old farm and memories past

Grown on The Range

Cultivating a local food system in northeast Minnesota

Being uncomfortable can be okay

Make a plan, get out there and do the hard things!

The Nature Nerd

Focus on: Butterfly wing art

Healthy for Life

Soak your soul with positive rays radiating love and tranquility

Health

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Mark your calendar

Exercise protects eyesight; cut down a pandemic drinking spree

Range History

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Village of Hibbing | The hub of the central Mesabi Range

EDITOR’S NOTE: Iron Ranges of Minnesota, a souvenir publication of...

Eveleth’s Lagges brothers

Growing up in Eveleth My family moved from Alexandria in...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

Chisholm’s namesake | Hotel Neally | First National Bank

This sign (part of Chisholm’s downtown walking tour) gives a...

Not in Kansas anymore

The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic reaches the Iron Range

 AUTHOR’S NOTE: Do you have historical material about the 1918...

Iron Ranges of Minnesota, 1909

The village of Chisholm recovers from a devastating 1908 fire

Views of Lake Street in Chisholm immediately after a devastating...

Contributor

Growing healthier communities

Mesabi East Schools receive Farm2School grant funding

The beauty and serenity of Byrns Greenhouse

A legacy, a sanctuary found among things green and growing

We hardly ever rough it anymore

Maybe taking things easy isn’t such a bad thing after all

Working long hours in my office

Water lilies, fishing, and blueberry pies offer inspiration

Feature

Results announced for COVID-19 testing event in Chisholm

ST. LOUIS COUNTY —Results have been tallied from the two-day...

St. Louis County Board to distribute CARES ACT funding

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — The St. Louis County Board unanimously...

Ruby’s Pantry to distribute curbside

IRON — Ruby’s Pantry food distribution will be held on...

Ernest, Adolf, Andy and Kirsten

I like summer reading because, unlike biking uphill, swimming in...

MPCA seeks northern Minnesota schools for new electric bus project

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) launched an innovative pilot...

Business

IRRR grant provides solar power to Biwabik guest houses

BIWABIK — Green Gate Guest Houses near Giants Ridge in Biwabik utilized a Business Energy Retrofit (BER) grant to help install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. The output of a...

A Grand Rapids Girl Scout creates sustainable shopping maps

NORTHERN MINNEAOTA — Girl Scout Sarah Kessler from Troop 1483 in Grand Rapids has created sustainable shopping maps for northeast Minnesota as part of a Girl Scout Gold Award project....

IRRR grants communities $2 million in COVID-19 relief funds

Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation (IRRR) recently awarded $2 million in grants to communities across the region that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They include: • City...

Attorney Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm named Super Lawyer

VIRGINIA — Joe Leoni of Trenti Law Firm has been selected to the 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Because Leoni has demonstrated excellence in the practice of law, he is...

Focus on Veterans

Eveleth Elks make donation to UWNEMN and MACV

HIBBING — In July, the Eveleth Elks Lodge #1161 members presented the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) and the current resident of United Way...

VA, Elizabeth Dole FoFoundation offer respite relief for veteran caregivers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in partnership with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) announced last week the launch of a new foundation program granting...

Data shows veterans’ increased use of online VA health care tools

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released new data last week showing a significant increase in the use of My HealtheVet, a VA online...

VA publishes finalnal regulation for veterans’ familyfamil caregivers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently published its final regulation to improve and expand the VA Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers...

MDVA’s efforts are helping feed its community and reduce food waste

In Minnesota, food waste is 20 percent of our trash and at the same time, roughly 10 percent of our residents do not have consistent...

VA, America’s Adopt A Soldier partner to help veterans stay connected

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week it is collecting laptop and mobile phone donations through an established partner non-profit organization, America’s...

Home & Garden Tips

How to recognize when to stop mowing

Each weekend in spring, summer and fall, millions of homeowners...

Why weeds can be found everywhere

The ubiquitous nature of weeds can make them seem like...

What’s on my Mind

Summer – that’s what’s on my mind. Oddly enough, summer...

Planting and cultivating fall vegetables

 Tending to backyard vegetable gardens can fill many hours of...

Signs that voles are invading your garden

 All sorts of uninvited guests can compromise the look and...

Pets

How to keep dogs content, safe, and loved

Every day a family welcomes a pet into their home....

What to look for on your dog when identifying flea bites

Dogs that are itching themselves are often assumed to have...

Canine and Me Program recently launched by the AKC

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest dog registry,...

Signs your pet may be experiencing pain

Pet owners go to great lengths to treat their animals...

Allergies can affect anyone, including the family dog

According to the American Kennel Club, various types of allergies...

Canine heroes honored by the AKC

 The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog...