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SALLYWORLD:

Mark loses 10 pounds, but Sally says it’s just water weight

Out of the Blue

SALOME’S STARS

The Long Line

Just a short ferry ride from Helsinki, a fairytale visit to Estonia

Healthy for Life

Autumn season brings sweetness and something to smile about

Range History

This month in Minnesota history

Oct. 1 1700: On his second visit to the region,...

E. J. Wilkinson’s 1929 guide to Arrowhead Camping canoeing in the north country

A man explores Trout Lake by canoe in the early...

This month in Minnesota history

EDITOR’S NOTE: Part 1 of This Month in Minnesota History...

This month in Minnesota history

Sept. 1 1851: Cass and Chisago Counties are created. Cass...

Contributor

What do trout and trivia have in common?

Doug and Janet’s knowledge-packed hunting and fishing trip

CLOSE TO HOME

On finding your true motivation to become a stronger you

Say what? Burgers and laptops

Stop the stigma

Learn how to improve our perceptions of mental illness

Hometown Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes

Hometown Focus Recipes


Feature

Arrowhead show features gear, guides and a grizzly exhibit

DULUTH — Hometown Focus is excited to be the official...

EGHS to present historical drama Oct. 24, 25, 27

EVELETH — The Eveleth-Gilbert Drama Department is proud to present...

An eccentric personality, multi-talented

VIRGINIA — The October quilt selected for exhibit at the...

There was local food and fun at the Iron Range Pasty Festival

Rutabaga bowling—using locally grown enormous rutabagas from Elm Creek Farm...

Business

Northland Foundation assumes role of host for Northeast MN Small Business Development Center

The Northland Foundation has stepped into the role of host for the Northeast Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in partnership with the former host, the University of Minnesota Duluth....

Tax forfeited land auction results in nearly $600,000 in sales in St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — Nearly three dozen formerly tax forfeited properties are now back in private ownership following last week’s St. Louis County tax forfeited property auction. Altogether, 34 properties...

Customers note: Don’t fall for scam phone calls

Customers of Minnesota Power are reporting an unusually high number of scam phone calls in which the caller poses as a Minnesota Power representative and demands customers use a credit...

Be prepared: Apply for a REAL ID now

Minnesotans with standard driver’s licenses or identification (ID) cards are strongly encouraged to consider applying for a REAL ID, so they’ll be prepared ahead of the U.S. Department of Homeland...

Minnesotans urged to prepare for the winter heating season

Winter is just around the corner and the Department of Commerce is urging Minnesotans to prepare for the cold before it is here to stay. Below are tips and resources...

#BeCyberSmart: Tips to Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.

The 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) kicked off Oct. 1, with a new message to Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT., reminding everyone of the role we all...

Begin with these five strategies

Ours is a busy society where everyone is moving from place to place quite rapidly, whether at school, home or work. As a result, many people may feel that there...

The Lake Vermilion Trail Board

LAKE VERMILION — The Lake Vermilion Trail Joint Powers Board is recruiting for a part-time executive director. Interested applicants can find the position description and additional information on www.lakevermiliontrail.org and...

The Right Talent, Right now

Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers...

Focus on Veterans

With a global focus on suicide prevention

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) joined organizations, communities, leaders and mental health professionals to observe World Mental Health Day on Thursday, Oct. 10....

MN Legislature adopts Veterans Suicide Prevention & Awareness Day

included the adoption of Veterans Suicide the first Saturday of October each year. The first event was held on Saturday, Oct. 5, from The U.S....

VA awards $14.8 million in adaptive sports grant funding for disabled veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently awarded $14.8 million in grants for adaptive sports programs benefitting veterans with disabilities and disabled members of...

MVP partners include veterans from all 50 states, and more

Veterans can now join the Million Veteran Program online (MVP) as part of the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) effort to improve the lives...

VA and health care leaders create a call to action via suicide prevention task force

The President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End the National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) task force hosted a health care leadership meeting at the White...

Free Women Veterans Small Business Conference slated for Nov. 2

MINNEAPOLIS — Women veterans and spouses of veterans are invited to a free women’s business miniconference designed to help you continue your journey to small...

Home & Garden Tips

A guide to safely removing fallen leaves

Raking leaves is a chore many people immediately associate with...

How to improve indoor air quality for winter

Upon the arrival of winter, people in regions where winter...

Things to consider for chimney care

 A warm fire can make even the coldest winter day...

Ways to prevent growth of mold/mildew

 Mold and mildew are not only unsightly, but unhealthy. These...

Protect your plants from winter weather

 For the majority of gardening enthusiasts, gardening is a warm...

Pets

How to choose the right collar for your dog

New pet parents quickly learn just how many supplies they...

Dog strollers becoming more popular to transport pets

Dog strollers have surged in popularity in recent years, particularly...

How to help pets maintain healthy weights

Many pet owners would never intentionally harm their companion animals....

The pet effect

 What is the pet effect? Science supports numerous health benefits...

Rescue teams sent to devastated Bahamas

 American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, which has...

Humane Society launches car donation website

The Humane Society of the United States first launched its...