Exchange student hosts have fabulous experience




 My husband and I had an amazing journey this past school year. We stepped out of our comfort zone and brought a stranger into our home. We had only been married a short time and just moved into a new house, a house I fell in love with immediat… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Sixteen carat gold

My geothermal heat pump


 The month of July, 2012, marks the sixteenth anniversary of the installation of the ground source (geothermal) heat pump which heats our house. Our ECONAR heat pump was manufactured in Appleton, MN. ECONAR’s corporate office is in Maple … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

BradFest features high-caliber acts, shenanigans




TWO HARBORS –The third annual BradFest, to be held August 3-4, at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Two Harbors, has enlisted a variety of notable musicians and will feature an assortment of antics, such as the infamous pie fight, laughing yoga, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local artists exhibit at Lyric Center’s gallery



VIRGINIA – Two local artists will have their work on exhibt at the Lyric Center’s First Stage Gallery during the month of July. Talicia Honkala’s “Liberty Series” of screen prints documents the emotional state of the nation after 9/11. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Read & Win Program at public libraries



The Read & Win Program begins July 1 at several area libraries. This is a one month reading program for children entering first through seventh grade. By reading library books children may earn prizes to be redeemed at the St. Louis County Fair … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kids’ event hopes to lure in next generation of fishermen




Fishing kids from previous event. Submitted photo.COOK – The challenges of getting a new generation of fishermen hooked on the sport of fishing is something that is not lost on Lake Vermilion resort owner Ed Tausk. And that’s why Tausk and pl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Focus on Veterans

Veterans History Project seeks veterans’ personal stories

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Veterans History Project (VHP) collects and preserves the remembrances of American war veterans and civilian workers who supported them. These collections of first-hand accounts are archived in the may hear directly from… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Shepherd’s Pie, a knock-out pizza, & an herb-storing tip




 This week we’ve got a gluten-free Turkey Sheperd’s Pie, a knock-out of a pizza, a twist on shrimp scampi, and a great tip for storing those fresh summer herbs. Friend Dana Bozich, native of Virginia, MN, created the pizza and shri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life




 Hey, everybody! Here’s to lapping up the luscious, lackadaisical and lazy, hazy, crazy days of our blessed summertime! Finally, I managed to escape into the precious lake of our land for a swim and soothed away any qualms that inhabited … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 93 A BROKEN WRIST AND A GROCERY LIST




 GREETINGS & SALLYTATIONS! Well, I think I have discovered a new diet plan that really works. It’s called, break your right wrist. Yes, that’s me, Queen of Klutz. It’s very hard to do anything with one arm, especially when… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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