Fighting the phone books




  There are too many phone books. There’s the Dex, the Yellowbook, and the red book (PTSD or zip local or something, and it’s not red anymore). That’s just the Virginia area. Ding-dong Dex has a separate phone book for the Hib… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Blandin Community Leadership Program seeks new participants



GRAND RAPIDS – As part of its commitment to strengthening rural communities, Blandin Foundation is once again making its Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) available to residents from the Virginia area. This is the sixth time BCLP … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Plea to Dylan falls on deaf ears



VIRGINIA – Despite the pleas of the Iron Range inviting Bob Dylan home to the Iron Range, there has been no word from Dylan himself. In March of this year, the Iron Range Tourism Bureau launched a massive campaign inviting its most famous s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fool me three times, Brett




  Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, and you’re Brett Favre. ESPN’s tagline should be just that after they were suckered into another 24-plus consecutive hours of coverage of yet another non… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Excellent fishing on Vermilion

Hi everybody,

The fishing on beautiful lake Vermilion has really improved over the last couple of weeks. The walleyes are biting out on the reefs and the pike and muskie action has been outstanding. Lindy rigs tipped with a crawler have been the go to presentati… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spiny waterfleas discovered in Burntside Lake



The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed that spiny waterfleas were discovered in Burntside Lake near Ely last week. They were discovered by an angler when he observed them collecting on fishing lines in the water. “Spiny wat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Causes of obesity in dogs



The modern dog has access to the best nutrition and health services in history. But he relies on his human to provide them for him because let’s face it – if given a choice between a dumpster behind a KFC and a premium dog food, he’s pr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Mesabi Humane Society



This very cute boy is Buster!! He is the most lovable Shih-Tzu you’ll ever meet. He has been neutered and is up to date on all his vaccinations. All he is waiting for is a “New” family that will enjoy his company!! Stop at the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Contented Critters



Meet CAIN Cain is a beautiful, big boy about 1 1/2 years old. He is a Cain Corso and American Bulldog mix. Cain is happy, friendly, playful and still puppyish. He would like to be a lap dog. Cain has been vet checked, has his shots and has been … Please register for a free account or log in below […]

Lyric Theater Building Nearly Completed




  The handsome new Lyric Theater building fast nears completion, and it is the expectation of the owners to have the theater complete in every detail in readiness for their formal opening bill early in the coming month. The new building is one … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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