First car Q. and A. Reminiscing with the Dream Machines




 VIRGINIA – We thought we’d have a little fun and have our HTF readers do a little reminiscing about their first car…way back when. We’re asking readers to answer some or all of the following questions for a future sto… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

ONE project, 52 photographers




VIRGINIA – The first “ONE” project is complete. ONE year, ONE camera, ONE community. Fifty-two area photographers, each assigned to one week in a 12-month period, documented life on the Range through the lens of a single camera. Each photographer w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Humbled by a storefront musical mannequin gig




 Author’s note: This is an excerpt of the chapter “Martini Gulch” from my book, Blue Guitar Highway. Hope you enjoy! – Paul Mesta I got back to Minneapolis in the spring of 1996. I had done my time in New York having ex… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

CARNIVAL OF DEATH



 NEW YORK, Jan. 3—The dead bodies of George F. Gallagher, a special policeman, and Nellie Walsh were found today in a Second avenue apartment occupied by them. They had been asphyxiated by gas turned on by them during a New Year’s c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue




 New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig had one of the best nicknames in baseball history: “The Iron Horse”. And for good reason – he set the mark for consecutive games played with 2,130, a record which stood for 56 years until &l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Cook student, 7, first Artist of the Month



COOK – Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) recently began a new program at the gallery called the Artist of the Month. Elsie Hyppa, 7-year-old daughter of Russ and Lisa Hyppa, was selected to be the first featured artist to kick off this new aspec… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Messiah Lutheran announces Vacation Bible School



Messiah Lutheran Church of Mt. Iron will offer Vacation Bible School from Sunday, July 29 – Thursday, Aug 2, from 5 – 7 p.m. All ages are welcome. Grandchildren, neighbors, friends, grandparents and parents. Dinner will be prepared arou… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wanted: Folk art and folk artists for October show



VIRGINIA – The Lyric Center for the Arts is looking for artists who produce (and/or can demonstrate) folk art for their October 2012 Folk Art Exhibit at the First Stage Gallery in Virginia. The Exhibit will be open from October 4 – 27, 2012, on Thu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

CICADAS: The Buzzing bug




 What’s the buzz? In this case it’s a bug, a bug that’s frequently heard, but in our area, rarely seen. Many insects make sounds. Crickets chirp, grasshoppers hiss, but it’s cicadas that buzz. Cicadas are unique among the sound-producing insec… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Grasscycling




 Turfgrass enters dormancy during the heat of summer. There is less need for mowing as lawns turn brown. Set the mower deck at 3-3 ½ “. Mow when grass reaches 4+’. If the tips of the mown grass blades look whitish, the blade needs s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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