King of the Iditarod: Minnesota’s Rick Swenson



 Rick Swenson, age 63, was born in Minnesota and attended school in Virginia, MN. He is the only 5-time winner of the 1,049 mile Iditarod. Swenson won the Iditarod in 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1991. (1973 was the first year of the Iditarod.) S… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Veteran’s Preference Points

Assistance for Veterans seeking civil service jobs

 If you are a Veteran you have a couple of different tools that can give you an edge in getting a civil service (Federal) job: the Preference Points and Veteran’s Recruitment Appointment rule. The following is a summary of these tools and how t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

CELEBRATING THEOPHANY:

BLESSING OF THE WATER ON LONGYEAR LAKE


The Orthodox feast day of Theophany on January 19 on Longyear Lake. The annual blessing of the waters was celebrated by Fathers Plavsic and Lange and parishioners from St. Basil’s and St. Archangel Michael’s Orthodox Churches of Chisholm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Stuart Whitman: A class actor




 You won’t see Stuart Whitman’s name listed in the closing credits for the 1951 sci-fi classic, “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” But he’s there, if only for a few seconds, in an uncredited role as one of the sentri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Shovel snow, shovel food




 Well, I’m sure all of us burned more calories than we intended to last weekend. Snow relocation is serious business. Like the rest of the northland, we blew, shoveled, and raked the white stuff for three days in a row. But when it was time to … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

County Board approves new septic rules



HIBBING – The St. Louis County Board has approved the new Ordinance 61, which establishes rules to ensure septic systems in the county comply with state requirements and protect groundwater. The 5- 1 vote came following a public hearing during… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local students receive UND academic honors



GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Ashley and Samantha Claviter-Tveit, daughters of Larry and Michelle (Claviter) Tveit of Virginia, are on the University of North Dakota Fall 2013 Dean’s List, as well as the Fall 2013 President’s Honor Roll. Nam… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life

Home Remedies and Recipes


 As another glorious day arrives! Regardless of the weather…get up, get moving, and breathe in some life!  Today’s life lesson is to be aware of your breathing. Oxygen is a true source of our life force that motivates us and gives us the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 176

Snow workout, trifecta for grey hair, and bad lobster


 Greetings & Sallytations! Alas, we have reached the last day of February! Bring on March! Bring on Spring! Goodbye February Insanity, Hello March Madness! This last storm we endured was a better workout than any health club could’ve… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Helping kids stay at a healthy weight; training for more time



 Q: I was a fat kid, so I’ve worked hard (sometimes) to stay at a healthy weight as an adult. Now I have a 4-year-old and he’s becoming overweight, too. I don’t want him to have to go through the same struggle. Help! — Susie … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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