P is for PARSNIPS




 Last fall I fell in love. With parsnips. Never had a parsnip in my life until then – don’t ask me how that is possible! Last weekend we harvested about half of our parsnip crop (along with tons of carrots and potatoes), leaving the rest … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Unity Walk against BULLYING



MIB students brought attention to bullying with a Unity Walk on Friday, Oct. 25. Photos submitted…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life




 Hello November and hey there daylight savings time! Here it comes in leaps and bounds; let us be prepared and well-grounded for a notable and well-nourished November. Hi there, Pumpkin! ’Tis pumpkin time and time to eat pumpkin because t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 160

AND THE NO- SHOW SERVICEMAN, THE USELESSNESS OF TINY MEASURING SPOONS


 GREETINGS & SALLYTATIONS! Oh, I have a mixed bag this week. Let me begin with a mini rant/vent combo. Last week I was held hostage in my home waiting for an installer to come. Now, I won’t mention any names but we’ve all been … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Medications versus exercise; mold allergies



 Q: I’m prediabetic and may have to go on an oral diabetes medication. I don’t want to start taking pills if I don’t have to. What are my alternatives? — Richenda M., Toronto A:YOU have many smart alternatives! Start by getti… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Salute to Veterans concert planned at MRC



Members of Mesabi Community Band include (l. to r.) Cam Jayson, Virginia Color Guard; Bert Needham, U.S. Air Force; Bob Baldrica, Army National Guard; and Paul Helfter, Army National Guard. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – The Mesabi Community Band,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA hospital volunteers holding craft fair



VIRGINIA – The Essentia Health Virginia Volunteer Service Organization will be holding a craft fair on Friday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event will be held in the Lower Level of the hospital. Use the west entrance. Over 30 vendor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Salvation Army accepting holiday applications



VIRGINIA – The Salvation Army in Virginia will be accepting applications from northland families in need. If your family is in need this Christmas season, stop into the Salvation Army in Virginia. Intake applications will be taken Monday throu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spring forward, fall back The history of Daylight Saving Time

Critical for golfers, potato growers, and insect collectors!

G.V. Hudson invented modern DST, proposing it first in 1895, so he had more time to collect insects in daylight hours.Daylight saving time (DST)—also summer time in British English— is the practice of advancing clocks during the lighter … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

AKC launches dog training support hotline



 Is your dog driving you crazy with rambunctious behavior you just can’t control? Puppy training giving you the blues? No time to search the Internet for advice you can trust? Promoting responsible dog ownership is at the heart of the Ame… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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