New CT scanner and lab open at Virginia hospital



The new CT scanner at Essentia Health Virginia. Photo submitted.VIRGINIA – Essentia Health Virginia is now offering the latest imaging technology to its patients. The hospital recently installed a new $800,000 Toshiba Prime CT scanner. CT scanners a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Kids snowmobile racing returns to Bailey’s Lake



VIRGINIA – KCPRO-East Oval Ice Racing, the local snowmobile group that offers Kitty Cat, 120 and 340 snowmobile race events for kids aged 4 – 14 returns to Bailey’s Lake in Virginia on Saturday, Jan. 11. Two similar race events wer… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia hospital’s New Year baby



VIRGINIA – Essentia Health Virginia is proud to announce the first baby born in 2014. Tiffany and Brandon McCormick of Cook. MN, welcomed Brexton William McCormick January 2, at 4:28 a.m. Brexton weighs 7 pounds, one ounce and is 21 and 3/4 inches i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mound-type septic systems research

More on the problematic SLC septic system regulations


Editor’s note: Joe Legueri’s guest column, “Septic system regulations and their resultant problems,” was published in our December 15, 2013 edition of HTF. According to Legueri, it unleashed a torrent of response, and within … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local competitions begin January 1, 2014

2014 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival

 Nationwide, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities use the creative arts as one form of rehabilitative treatment to help Veterans recover from and cope with physical and emotional disabilities. Across the country each year, Vet… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New Ely-area ATV trail system planned



 ELY – Plans for a new ATV trail that would connect four communities and two state parks will soon be submitted to the Minnesota DNR. The Prospectors Loop would for the first time provide ATV riders the opportunity to travel between Ely, Babbit… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vi’s Venison Delight (and some Ladies of Kaleva specialities)




 SOUDAN – I always jump when Jean sends a note regarding her editorial needs. This is my contribution to this week’s recipe section. My male relatives did not hunt. My father and my Uncle Paul did get involved with building an elaborate device … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life

Ways to keep warm


 With all that leftover joy and love, mixed in with some possible post-holiday pounds and blues, it may be an essential time to jump start your mind and heart to stay warm and feel good throughout this January. Beginning the year with a challen… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD WEEK 169

Mr. Lid, hot rock massage, and down two pounds


 Greetings & Sallytations! Happy New Year everyone! I had a few days off during the holidays and I think the second that Christmas is over the infomercials begin. I’m ready to cave in on either the Bacon Bowl or the Mr. Lid. I think … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Energy drinks and your heart; valuing stuff causes low self-esteem



 Q: I heard that energy drinks with amino acids in them could hurt my heart. I didn’t think they could market something so risky. What gives? — Benny B., Plano, Texas A: Well, we’ve been cautioning you against these super-chargers … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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