Judy Busse wraps it up

30-year career at Ben Franklin


Judy BusseVIRGINIA – Judy Busse, one of the smiling, cheerful people who greet you the minute you step in the Ben Franklin Store on Chestnut Street in Virginia, is retiring. Her career in sales began quite by accident. “I was living in Britt w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Virginia and Eveleth-Gilbert school boards nix Joint Powers Agreement




Niecie Strand of Virginia speaks her mind at the Virginia School Board meeting on Monday.VIRGINIA and EVELETH – The school boards of the Virginia and the Eveleth-Gilbert school districts on Monday evening voted down approval of the Joint Powers Agre… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

National Memorial Day Parade

The largest Memorial Day event in the nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Memorial Day Parade was launched in 2005 by the American Veterans Center in Washington, D.C. In each subsequent year, the parade has grown in both size and scope. Since 2008, the parade has been televised and br… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Top 10 flag myths



 The Flag Code is The American Legion Flag Code. On Flag Day, June 14, 1923, The American Legion and representatives of 68 other patriotic, fraternal, civic and military organizations met in Washington, DC for the purpose of drafting a code of … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New building bears his name

Rukavina honored by Iron Range Engineering


Holding a photo of his parents, Tom Rukavina explains it was they who instilled in him the importance of education. His family came from far and near to participate in the naming ceremony last Friday. Photo by Jean Cole.Editor’s note: Marshall… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Engineering students fix museum’s washing machine



Jeff Lange, Project Facilitator at Iron Range Engineering, and students Nate Quinn and Keith Coppen pose with the washing machine they repaired for the Virginia Heritage Museum.VIRGINIA – As a docent at the Heritage Museum, I was giving a tour when … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

America’s most famous dessert: There’s always room for Jell-O




 I was looking through my collection of recipes. Sad to say, they’re quite disorganized. Some are on recipe cards with or without the name of the person who shared the recipe with me. Some are handwritten on note paper; a few are typed. I can r… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life

Thoughts on Obesity


 A gracious welcome to the month of May! This month is marked by people busy preparing for warmer days ahead and new destinations. What can the month of May bring here in the northland besides fishing? Studying, graduating, boating, sowing, pl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 186

Trendsetting at Goodwill and medical mayhem


 Greetings & Sallytations! Recently I heard a news report that Goodwill stores are the hottest trend in the metro area. I already knew this, but, it made my day. We were in the cities this past weekend and I convinced Mark that we needed t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marathoners and heart disease; difference in Gen-X and Boomer health



 Q: I’m 57; I’ve been running marathons for 25 years and was just told I have coronary artery disease. How is that possible? — Brad J., Columbia, Mo. A: Your heart health depends on what you do for exercise, how you fuel your body … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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