Picking your battles




  Well, if you have been reading my columns for a while, you know that I have attempted many home repairs and improvements since moving back to the Range. The spring gardening projects, the shower remodel, etc. etc. I usually complete the proje… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Dwarf Fruiting Trees



Dwarf (or semi-dwarf) root stock produces fruit sooner than standard sized trees. Smaller trees fit more readily into the home landscape. Most of the necessary pruning and training can be accomplished within the first 3-4 years, without the use of a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A Touch of Taste:

Memorial Day Weekend is grillin' & bbq time!


  Memorial Day – a time to pay honors to our departed friends and family. After the traditional Memorial Day services it is time to eat. What to cook? Memorial Day is the first of summer’s three-day weekends and is also the unoffici… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Summer salads, salsa & dip!



 Cheese tortellini and broccoli salad The cook is: Tammy Spelts-Berglund This is one of my summer favorites. • 20 oz. package of cheese-filled tortellini • 6 slices bacon • ½ cup mayo • ½ cup white sugar … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Final Step: WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS




The Writ of Habeas Corpus, which in Latin means “you have the body,” is the cornerstone of all English legal systems. This is an ancient and powerful legal instrument that was established in Article One, Section 9, Clause 2 of the Unite… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Super One “Dog House” serving sandwiches



The Super One South Dog House is open every Memorial Weekend and is run by the Virginia Rotary Club with Habitat For Humanity. It opens Thursday, and continues through Saturday, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. This year, they are trying something new: the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Crescendo Youth Orchestra gets to see the pros



Members of the Crescendo Youth Orchestra attended a Minnesota Orchestra concert in the Twin Cities on May 5. The orchestra, now four years old, now has 75 members. Submitted photo. HIBBING – Some 34 members of Hibbing’s Crescendo Youth Orchest… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Nelimark Museum & Gift Shop now open



Nelimark Homestead Museum and Gift Shop in Embarrass. Submitted photo. The Nelimark Homestead Museum and Gift Shop in Embarrass will be open Thursday through Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Students and staff recognized at board meeting



The Virginia Board of Education regular meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Riordan at 6 p.m.on May 24. Donations of $395 for the Roosevelt 6th grade patrol trip and $814 for the Roosevelt 5th grade trip and the 4th grade picnic were accept… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Koppendrayer to speak at LCP annual meeting



GRAND RAPIDS – LeRoy Koppendrayer, former chair of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, has accepted an invitation to speak at the Lake Country Power annual meeting June 5. Koppendrayer will be part of a panel discussion, which will add… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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