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Needs assessment for local veterans and families of veterans underway

CHISHOLM – Many generations of soldiers have served our country, and for some, there are long lasting negative impacts on themselves as individuals and on their families such as depression, substance abuse, physical disabilities, and more. Rec… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

VHS graduate Michael Bisping completes basic training in Texas



Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael W. Bisping. Submitted photo.SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael W. Bisping graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Poems by Iron Ranger Sheila Packa, former poet laureate of Duluth




 Sheila Packa is an Iron Ranger, poet, editor, teacher, and resident of Duluth. She has a new book of poetry just released, Night Train Red Dust: Poems of the Iron Range. I was fortunate enough to receive a complimentary copy of Sheila’s … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Rhubarb is perennial, prolific, versatile and local




 Most gardens in northeastern Minnesota aren’t planted yet; I know ours isn’t. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything growing. Although it is much too early for most every fruit and vegetable you can think of that gr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Advanced MN on pace to provide MSHA training to 8,000 people




HIBBING – Ever since 1977, the Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) through the United States Department of Labor requires that every new miner complete 24 hours of safety training before beginning to work for any company that steps foot o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron ore and steel factoids



Iron Ore is the world’s most widely used metal, and its consumption grows nearly 10% each year. The automobile industry uses 17% of the over 90 million tons of steel produced in the U.S. annually. Abundant, strong and easily worked, iron was a prima… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

HEALTHY 4 LIFE

What’s all the buzz about?


Carpenter bee. Wikipedia photo.Life is buzzing with excitement as our Minnesota land unfolds in yet another magnificent view with our seasonal change. And speaking of buzzing, my mom and I were enjoying our morning tea when I noticed a humongous bla… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD WEEK 190

A busted crutch, a colonoscopy, and culinary rewards


 Greetings & Sallytations! Medical mayhem continues! Okay folks, I finally did it. I survived my first colonoscopy! Everyone warned me the prepping procedure is the hardest part and I totally agree. I took the first sip of this mixture and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The stampede to gastric surgery; e-book screen time



 Q: I’ve been taking oral diabetes medications for five years. I’ve never gotten my A1c below 9 percent, and I can’t lose and keep weight off. The doctor says I have a couple of alternatives: Start taking insulin and become mo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Accepting experiences and still living life






 Have you ever thought that because you struggle with anxiety, depression, obsessive thoughts, fear, past trauma, shame, or any number of mental health experiences, that there is something wrong with you? You are not alone in these experiences…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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