Speaker to address traditions at Mesabi UUC



VIRGINIA – Rev. Eric Northard will speak at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 10:30 a.m. The topic of his speech will be “The Holiday Season – One of the Joys of Our Liberal Tradition.” This special time of year … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

VHS holiday choir concerts slated



VIRGINIA – The Virginia High School invites the public to two upcoming choir concerts in celebration of the holiday season. The Junior High choirs will present their annual holiday celebration on Thursday Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in Goodman Auditori… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Open house kicks off Holiday Boutique



VIRGINIA – The First Stage Gallery will kick off their Holiday Boutique with an open house on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ornaments, winter-wear, cards, paintings, photos, glassware and gifts, all handmade by local artists wi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Youth swim invitational at the Y



VIRGINIA – The Mesabi Family Y’s Youth Swim Invitational will be held on Monday, Dec. 10, from 4 – 5 p.m., with warm-ups beginning at 3:30 p.m. Participants may sign up to swim in up to three events. The Y’s Youth Swim Invit… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Folded book workshop scheduled in Cook



COOK – You will have the opportunity to make your own hardcover blank book at Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery in Cook on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 6 – 9 p.m. with member instructor, Kris Musto. This little hardcover blank book ope… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

St. Louis County employees recognized



HIBBING – St. Louis County recognized nearly 100 current and recently retired employees this month for their dedicated service. An appreciation event was held November 27 in Hibbing. A similar event took place earlier in the month in Duluth. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Superbugs to be discussed at seminar



VIRGINIA – A free seminar entitled “Clostridium diffi cile (C. difficile) and Other Infections That May Affect Community Members and Health Care Patients” will be presented at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

PART II OF II SAGA OF A SUPERMARKET



The Elcor Mercantile in 1932: from l. to r., Helen Shuster, John Potocnik, Joe Potocnik, John Skule.From stable boy to businessman Just when things seemed the darkest, the Lopp brothers came forward with the job as stable boy. The 4 a.m. risings we… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue




 Seven-point-four-percent. Those are the chances the 6-5 Vikings now have to make the playoffs, courtesy of the experts at Football Outsiders. Their odds to win the NFC North currently reside at a crisp two-point-zeropercent as Minnesota sits t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ladybugs:

Cute but stinky


Four local examples of the Asian multicolored ladybug. Photo by Jerry McCormick.Editor’s note: Jerry was concerned that I waited too long to publish this column about ladybugs. But I told him that just in the last couple of weeks I have noticed, and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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