Dads and Arachnids



One of the best things a father can provide is protection, protec- that everlasting feeling of security. The earliest recollection I have was at 3 years old when witnessing my father’s bravery at a resort our entire family used to go for … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Speaking of Spiders



 It seems throughout my lifetime I have dealt with many spiders. When I was little, our next door neighbor lady used to lay out in her lawn chair and let daddy long legs crawl up her legs. Oh, that was creepy. She said they were friendly, yet i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 38

LIBRARY EX- BOYFRIEND GETS RAPPED, A SWEET PATRON, AND MORE


 GREETINGS & SALLYTATIONS… I am amazed, baffled and shocked at how many of you folks have told me how much you enjoy this weekly column of miscellany , mayhem , mischief updates. I feel I should almost pay Hometown Focus for allowing me t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Simple salads, a healthy “meat” loaf, & some surprises



 It seems as if the weatherman was right, summer is here! These recipes could all be enjoyed together at mealtime or individually on their own. We think the Vegetarian Garden Loaf with glaze is particularly interesting! And so healthy! If you w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Focus on Veterans



 Duluthian honored for WWII heroics Duluthian Mike Colalillo was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during WWII. Today, he is the only known surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipient in Minnesota. A history scholarship is being est… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ate Poisoned Cabbage



 Entire Family of Six, Living Near Siddell, Ill., Dead as a Result Siddell, Ill., Dec. 12—James Rankin, aged 60; Mary Rankin, aged 56, and four children, living near here, are dead from the effects of eating poisoned cabbage. The entire f… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia High School hires new head coaches



Three new head coaches were hired at the Virginia School Board meeting on Monday, June 13. Tony Norland was hired as the boys’ and girls’ head cross country coach. Norland is an art teacher at Virginia High School. He is also the boys’ head track co… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gilbert class of ’51 sets reunion



The Gilbert High School Class of 1951 is having their 60th reunion on July 1 at the Rustic Rock Chop House. Socializing from 5 p.m. until dinner at 6:30 p.m. Order off the menu. If you were classmates or friends, we would love to see you. If you ha… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Area author to talk about her new book



Join area author Catherine Holm, at Handberg’s Marine in Crane Lake, on Tuesday, June 21, at 7 p.m., as she reads from her new book of short stories, “My Heart is a Mountain: Tales of Magic and the Land,” published by Holy Cow! Pre… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Photographs by Richard Colburn at First Stage



Photographs taken of the Iron Range, by Richard Colburn, will be featured at The First Stage Gallery, in Virginia, opening on June 18, with a “Meet the Artist” reception on July 1. The persistence of tradition during economic and cultura… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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