What’s a Rat Rod?



  That is the first thing people ask when they see my son’s car. Then I try to explain so this is how it started. Back in World War II the car manufacturers quit building cars so that they could build tanks and airplanes for the war eff… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Business Bits



Reach your business goals by developing an annual budget for income and expenses. Monitor actual performance against the budget at least quarterly. Diligence in this effort will help you find problem areas and address them quickly. Jennifer Ponti… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“Trust But VeRiFy”



  Doveryai no proveryai (Äîâåðÿé, íî ïðîâåðÿé) is an Old Russian proverb that means “Trust But Verify.” Ronald Regan stated it in a more American-esque fashion when he said, “Trust But Cut The Cards.” There are times… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

THE “WOLFPAcK” IS HOME

Chisholm celebrates soldiers’ return from Afghanistan

CHISHOLM – Sgt. Joshua Rice of Hibbing said one of the most important things people can do for deployed Members of the 114th Transportation Co. at the Chisholm Armory, l. to r.: Staff Sgt. Jeff Nicholls of Duluth; Sgt. Joshua Rice of Hibbing;… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

HOW A COMMUNITY SAYS “THANK YOU”



Veda Ponikvar, planning committee. Photo by Jean Cole. CHISHOLM – Next weekend’s welcome home celebration for the 114th Transportation Company in Chisholm will be made possible by many volunteers and local businesses. Whether it is by se… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Living in ground zero’s backyard | PART 2

the aftermath

The days immediately following 9/11 were a crazy mix of emotions. It started out with total shock which was quickly followed up by extreme sorrow and then rage for the people responsible for this action. What follows in Part 2 is a look at the feeli… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Profile of an Iron Ranger: Erwin “Boogiecat” Laitala

Dancer, backpacker and world traveler

  When the music begins, Erwin Laitala pops to his feet and stands out among acres of music fans. He cannot be mistaken decked out in colorful tie-dyed clothing from head to toe, prompting some to refer to him as “the crazy tie-dyed dance… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lyric Center: seeking input for future



The Lyric Center for the Arts held a community meeting on Thursday, August 26 to get input and thoughts on the next steps for reuse of the building at 510 – 514 Chestnut Street in Virginia. Comments ranged from right-sizing the next expansion… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS on the iron range



A wave of hatred for illegal immigrants is sweeping across our country. I know all the reasons for this hatred; and I would probably be a part of it were it not for my grandparents. My grandfather came to this country and the Iron Range from Ita… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Healthy for life




Hey All! How’s September faring for you? Exquisitely moving into a new season with slight effort and   ease I hope! Changing of seasons can send some people into a frantic frenzy. Having worked out and worked in health clubs for ma… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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