Sierra Conrad directs Air Force Band at county fair



Sierra Conrad is shown here wearing the “I directed the Air Force Band” dog tag that was presented to her after she directed the band at the Itasca County Fair. Submitted photo.GRAND RAPIDS – During the Itasca County Fair in Grand … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Venom immunotherapy is cure for severe bee allergy



While most people either see bees as a honey-making machine or a common pest, for about 3 percent of the population with bee allergies, bee stings can be deadly. Now, doctors are using bee venom to cure bee allergies and eliminate the need for an ep… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Soroptimists seek applicants for Live Your Dream Award



VIRGINIA – Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to go back to school can apply for the Live Your Dream Award, the major service project of Soroptimist International of Virginia. The award… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Heirloom and collectible appraisal event planned



VIRGINIA – The public is invited to bring heirloom and collectible items to the B’nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center (the Synagogue) for a free appraisal hosted by the Virginia Area Historical Society on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 1 &nd… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ely Area Food Shelf is open on September 17



ELY – The Ely Area Food Shelf, which is open the third Wednesday of each month, will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Shoppers have the option to pick up a shopping number at 11 a.m. that designates a specific shoppi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Skin inflammation due to allergies in dogs



 Atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory, chronic skin disease associated with allergies. In fact, this is the second most common allergic skin disease in dogs. These allergic reactions can be brought on by normally harmless substances like grass,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MN exports climb to $5.4 billion in second quarter



ST. PAUL – Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products climbed to $5.4 billion in the second quarter, a 3.6 percent gain from the same period a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Get ready: It’s Chili Cook Off time!




 St. Michael’s Foundation is hosting our 5th Annual Chili Cook Off. An unprecedented 30 cooks from our community will come together Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Miner’s Memorial Building in Virginia. Social hour is at 4 p.m., and the chili will be… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Barbershop harmony coming to B’nai Abraham in Virginia on September 20



Duluth/Superior Harbormasters Barbershop Chorus members are: Front row (l. to r.) Vernon Gimpel, Dan McClelland, Steve LaPatka, Jim Barschdorf and Director Dave Tucci. Middle row (l. to r.) Mel Rosholt, Jack Bishop, Steve Rantala and former member D… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Living a well-balanced day - one minute at a time


 As our minutes of daylight decrease each day as we approach the new season, it is an opportune time to reflect on how valuable minutes are and how, used wisely, they can contribute to your daily life. If you feel that your days couldn’t … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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