A simple sauce, some salmon, a salad and s-s-s-spring rolls




 Since being introduced to the world of gardening, I’ve become much more discerning about what I eat. Once hooked on fresh garden produce, you can’t turn back. We still have root crops in the ground and are waiting for our parsnips … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Survivor Robin Delich Maturi:

In a class by herself, she’s earned her battle scars


Robin Delich Maturi with daughters Kayden, l., and miracle baby Avery. Photo by Cindy Kujala.Oh, to be the featured guest at a gala event at the Depot in Minneapolis, where tickets cost $250 per person and music superstar Barry Manilow performs for … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia’s public spaces



VIRGINIA – Four public meetings have been scheduled for residents of Virginia to discuss the city’s Comprehensive Plan, specifically in regards to the future of the city’s lakes, lakeshores, trails, and parks. This includes the future us… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Order now for upcoming pasty sale



VIRGINIA – Holy Spirit Church in Virginia will be holding a pasty sale on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Wednesday, Oct. 31. Pasties will be available for pick up between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12 noon at Holy Spirit Social Hall, 306 South 2nd Street i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Defensive driving refresher classes scheduled



GRAND RAPIDS – Four-hour refresher defensive driving courses are scheduled in three locations in October. These courses are for those drivers age 55 and older who have already had the eight-hour defensive driving course and want to continue re… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hockey exhibit to be unveiled



EVELETH – The United State Hockey Hall of Fame, in conjunction with the Eveleth Area Community Foundation, is hosting Museum Fest on Friday, Oct. 26, from 4 – 7 p.m. for the unveiling of the World Hockey Association Exhibit. Admission is… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How I lost 46 pounds:

Weight Watchers, Zumba, and the support of family and friends



Tammy Spelts-Berglund, before and after pictures. Submitted photo.On January 16, 2012, I decided it was time I needed to change my eating habits and start eating sensibly and get involved in an exercise program. I could barely walk the stairs at my … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

My journey with Lyme Disease

Traditional and alternative treatments were my choice


 Americans have seemed to have drawn a fine line between Western Medicine and alternative treatments. At one point in my life, I seemed to hover on one side of that line. I thought medicine was the cure all, even as I watched it not always help… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Funding cuts affect access to vaccines for Minnesota children




The Minnesota Vaccines for Children Program’s goal is to make childhood immunizations accessible and affordable to all kids in the state. This year the program was faced with the dilemma of having to curtail services to some of the most vulner… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Insurance Matters

Donut Holes and Medicare


 Like thousands of others, I attended the state fair this fall. Unlike thousands of others, I did not partake in doughnut holes. The enjoyment they once gave me disappeared when they converted this delicacy into a confusing term to explain a cr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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