Human rights resolution passed by VHRC



VIRGINIA – The following resolution was passed at the most recent quarterly meeting of the City of Virginia Human Rights Commission: Whereas, historically our federal and state constitutions have defined and protected individual rights agains… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

VHS class of ’68 meeting scheduled



VIRGINIA – A meeting of the Virginia High School class of 1968 is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 17. The meeting will be held at Michael’s On the Course with dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a planning meeting at 7 p.m. For questions, furt… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia attorney receives 2012 Rising Star recognition



VIRGINIA – Andrew R. Peterson, an attorney with the Virginia law firm of Cope & Peterson, Ltd. has been named a 2012 Rising Star by the Minnesota Journal of Law and Politics. Rising Stars is a product of a rigorous selection process based … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Veteran charity watch: Don’t get duped



 If a charity is unfamiliar to you, it’s wise to do some checking first. If you, as a service member, veteran, or family member, suspect wrongdoing by a charity, you should contact your state attorney general’s office. If you believe you haven’… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

First annual Mining Expo a success




The expo featured an outdoor area for exhibitors to display various pieces of large equipment as shown here. Photo by MDC.The first ever Iron Range Mining Expo Tool and Equipment Showcase was held at the Minnesota Discovery Center (MDC) in Chisholm … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

World’s best chili: RECIPES HERE!



 The World’s Championship Chili Cookoff (WCCC) is the annual International Chili Society (ICS) event. Here are some of the WCCC winning recipes since the inception of the ICS in 1967. Don’t forget to attend our local St. Michael’s Chili Cook-O… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Cami’s Heavenly Pretzels



 Fun, fashionable, often sustainable, affordable, occasionally extravagant, healthy, and tasty products and produce from East Range marketers, gardeners, artisans, cooks, and bakers. Picture a pretzel as light as a feather, as soft as a pillow,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Professional development pays off in ISD 2142




“Nothing in a school has more impact on students in terms of skills development, self-confidence, or classroom behavior than the personal and professional growth of their teachers.” – Roland Barth, a professor at Harvard’s Graduate… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life




 Welcome to the 200th (weekly) anniversary of the Healthy for Life page! In the last 200 consecutive weeks of my life the time has been spent brewing up a healthy for life venue with our readers of Hometown Focus. It definitely has been quite a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 103 A DRIVE-THRU DELIGHT, VICTORY IN THE GARAGE AND A (REALL’Y) EMPTY NEST




 GREETINGS & SALLYTATIONS! So, I stopped at a Taco Bell the other day and the polite young man started the drive up order with this opening line, “Hi, how are you today?” Are you serious? I loved it. It was so refreshing. I fel… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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