VA announces rollout of secure Veteran Health Identification Cards



WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the phased roll out of newly designed, more secure Veteran Health Identification Cards. The new cards are distinguished by additional security features and will have a different… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

SWOP: Summer Work Outreach Project

A symbiotic partnership of youth and community


They visit the residents of our local nursing homes. They work for the libraries. They trim the grass around the gravestones. They paint hockey rinks. They pick up our litter. They tend community gardens. They serve senior citizens from all over the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Entrepreneur Fund names three new board members



Dave ClusiauDULUTH – The Entrepreneur Fund welcomes the addition of Dave Clusiau, Don Negley and Jack Ryan to the organization’s Board of Directors. Since 1989 the Entrepreneur Fund has provided financing and entrepreneur development services … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Power of Youth

How young people are shaping environmental policy


 Four members of the Next Generation Environmental Leaders Group will be keynote speakers on Saturday, April 26, at 11:15 a.m. in Messiah Lutheran Church in Mt. Iron. Natalie Hoidal, Christy Newell, Patty O’Keefe, and Katie Ledermann will… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

When innocence was lost




The human spirit has evolved from a natural-based way of living to a dollarfocused culture. Our way of living has led to tragic results in sustainability. While global population continues to grow, the global food supply is shrinking and chemicals i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

13TH CENTURY ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN ICON SEE THE 800-YEAR-OLD ARTIFACT IN CHISHOLM




The 800-year-old Kursk Root Icon. Photo submitted.CHISHOLM – The famed Kursk Root Icon of Our Lady of the Sign, an 800-year-old artifact of Christian history from Russia, will be visiting St. Basil of Ostrog Orthodox Church in Chisholm on Thursday, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dana’s delicious Beer Cheese Soup,




 This week all our recipes are the creation of Dana Bozich. Dana is a native of Virginia, MN, who currently lives in Minneapolis. Dana, a self-proclaimed Queen of the BBQ Grill, has contributed many recipes to Hometown Focus over the years and … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life

Spring cleaning and skin care


 Let us sing with excitement as spring time unfolds its enchantment! It truly is a magnificent time for realigning our thoughts and ambitions and move forward with positive actions regardless of the weather or negative circumstances. Spring is … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 180

Goodwill garb for a 5-star restaurant, and oh, yeah, I GOT ENGAGED!!!


Sally and Mark. Photo submitted.Greetings & Sallytations! I spent the past five days in the metro world. I have to share a few stories that might make you chuckle. On day one, Mark had a variety of medical appointments which left me without a c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sleuthing out the itch; stress, Cortisol and healing



 Q: For several months I’ve had persistent itchiness on my back, arms and hands. I’ve tried lotions, antihistamines and cortisone cream, but nothing helps completely! What can I do? — Charlie P., Davenport, Iowa A: There’s go… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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