WEEK 37

AND GRAD PARTIES, FLYING GARBAGE CANS, AN UNDERWIRE BRA INJURY


 GREETINGS & SALLYTATIONS… What a week! I’ll begin as I always do with the weight loss portion of the article. Two words: not good. Reason: Graduation parties. I caved. I had six graduation parties on the same day. I did a parking l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Kaleva “Remembering Aiti” Cookbook now available



The Virginia Ladies and Knights of Kaleva are promoting their Finnish heritage through delicious traditional and/or favorite recipes in the 2010 “Remembering Aiti” cookbook. The Ladies decided to combine current members recipes with the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Focus on Veterans

My neighbor, the anti-social Vietnam vet


 Pat Boffa will never forget February 28, 1970, the day he arrived in Vietnam as a young Navy sailor and was told his friend from Hibbing, Jim Niemi, had been killed a week earlier during a mortar attack in Cambodia. He will never forget the ni… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bess Metsa Memorial Garden Sculpture project kicks off




 Let me introduce myself. I am Nancy Miller, a local professional artist and I specialize in mosaic sculpture. I have been commissioned by Marlyn Swanson of Virginia to create a mosaic rose sculpture for the Bess Metsa Memorial Garden and the c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Don’t worry be happy




 These lyrics to Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 hit song are attributed to Indian mystic Meher Baba. Mr. Baba used the terms to celebrate and separate one’s personal effort from any eventual outcome. Simply, try your best in everything you d… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tigers win 7A Championship



The Tigers: Row 1, l. to r.: Kirsten Lahti, Lindsay Dobson, Shelbi Ranger, DeAnn Bjerklie, Shaina Novak, Sara Sauter, Heidi Olson, and Amber Anderson. Row 2, l. to r.: Asst. Coach Tim Randall, Asst. Coach Scott Sauter, Student Manager Katie Lind, Br… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Students and nursing home collect 600 pounds of food



Students from Franklin Elementary School teamed up with the Eveleth Health Services/ Fitzgerald Nursing Home to collect 613.3 pounds of food for the Quad City Food Shelf during the first two weeks of April. Food donations were also collected from th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Exhibit of Iron Range photos by Richard Colburn



Richard Colburn, who is a professor of art at University of Northern Iowa, will have selections from his extensive collection of Iron Range photos on exhibit at three locations in the coming months. Colburn’s photography focuses primarily on r… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Take a Kid Fishing – for free



Kids ages 10 to 15 are invited to attend “Take A Kid Fishing” on Wednesday, July 11, from noon to 5 p.m. with experienced guides and fishermen on Lake Vermilion. The event is free but limited to the first 100 applications. No equipment o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Contented Critters



Meet CRICKET Cricket is a gentle, little lady that gets along well with everyone and other cats and dogs. She is a Terrier mix about 4 years old. Cricket has been vet checked, has her canine and rabies shots, and has been spayed. You can meet th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]


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