READ: Really Enjoy Another Discovery



With nearly half of summer over, it is understandable that kids in our area are starting to feel the summertime blues. “There’s nothing to do!” “I’m bored!” Though there are many things for kids to do, like swimmi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Healthy for Life




Hello people! Just a friendly reminder for those of you who aren’t doing some sort of physical activity that you derive pleasure from – start now! It is there in all of you! And those of you who are seeking physical activity make sure … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Side-dressing Tomatoes




  Tomatoes are heavy feeders that need a boost of fertilizer throughout the growing season. Sidedressing means placing a small amount of nutrients (fertilizer) near the root zone, keeping 6” away from the stem to prevent burning. 1-2 tabl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Common Space Mistake:

An uncomfortable conversation area.

The Fix: Okay first ask yourself: Are the people able to sit facing one another? Can they chat without raising their voices? The ideal conversation area is U-shaped; the least desirable, because it is the most uncomfortable, is the L-shaped. And bew… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A Touch of Taste:

Tasty summer dishes-fruit, veggies and fish!


 We’ve got some great summer time recipes this week from our regular recipe maven Ruth Carlson, as well as some Hometown Focus readers who graciously shared some of their favorite recipes! Enjoy! Lamb’s Quarter in Mustard S… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hot Wired Law




Editor’s note: Today we welcome a new attorney to our “Legal Matters” section of HTF. – Jean From reading Attorney Erik Honkanen’s articles, we get the sense that the law is an overwhelming complex of details that only la… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Benefit for the Cale Nelson Family



HIBBING – A Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction benefit for the Cale Nelson Family of Chisholm will be held July 31 at the VFW Post 8510 in Hibbing from 4-8 p.m. The event is sponsored by United Way of NE MN. Cale was a victim in the March 5, 2010 … Please register for a free account or log in […]

Rockin’ for scholarships benefit concert



The 2nd Annual John Kauppinen Scholarships Benefit Concert featuring Bobby Vee, Brian Hyland, and The Chiffons, will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Virginia High School Goodman Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. This benefit concert is being held in mem… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kids’ Fashion Show at MDC



CHISHOLM – In conjunction with Minnesota Discovery Center’s latest exhibit, Dolls of the World, the museum will host a Tea Party and Kids’ Fashion Show on Saturday, July 17, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Kids are encouraged to dress up and br… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia School Board to meet



VIRGINIA – There will be a regular meeting of the school board for Virginia Public Schools on Monday, July 12, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Roosevelt, 104. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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