Friends (and a pro!) share their favorites




 Perhaps you are too stuffed from Thanksgiving’s feast to think about food this week…but I DOUBT it! This week I have some recipes shared by my Facebook friends, as well as some humdingers sent to me a while back by Chef Dan Schimka of Fortune … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Healthy for Life

Dashing through life and laughter


 Hi there everyone! It seems time had escaped me when writing my last column, thinking it was December already. I am usually writing a week ahead of time, but in this case it was two weeks ahead of time. It is officially December now, but it s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 216

Mark’s Green Bean Hotdish fiasco, and Black Friday shopping


 Greetings & Sallytations! Our first Thanksgiving together, Griswold style. Okay, I admit, I married a great cook. He wanted to show off his culinary talents and wanted total control of the kitchen on Thanksgiving. I didn’t put up a f… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; the safety of gastric bypass surgery



 Q: My sister is having her first child and still has the occasional glass of wine with dinner. She claims that there’s no risk if she’s moderate, but it worries me. What’s the bottom line here? — George G., Kankakee, Illinoi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sports massage invented by Finns




Flying Finn Paavo Nurmi in Antwerp, 1920. Wikimedia photo.If you are an active individual who enjoys the good feeling you get from moving your body to someone who is a professional athlete, massage can help keep you moving by reducing the effects of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

This Week in Range History

How we started our 1965 Christmas vacation, Parkville School style


Alastair Sim, portraying Ebenzer Scrooge in the 1951 film production “Scrooge,” an adaptation of the famous Charles Dickens’ story “A Christmas Carol.” Wikimedia Commons.Dear Readers, This week we have Christmas memori… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jingle all the way on a horse-drawn sleigh




Ed Nelson with his horse-drawn sleigh ready for a ride through the woods. Photo submitted.HIBBING – Dashing through the snow is a lot more fun when horses are doing the work. Making lifelong memories for your children and grandchildren is priceless…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hanging of the Greens service planned at Bear River church




BEAR RIVER – When the hardy pioneers of the newly formed Bear River Lutheran Church gathered to celebrate the birth of Jesus over 100 years ago, they worshipped at the old Bear River Log Schoolhouse. One of the traditions was to pull the tree … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi UU program notice



VIRGINIA – The congregation of Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church will explore why so many religions and cultures have major festivals around the time of the winter solstice in December. This intergenerational service will take place on Sund… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Holiday Boutique at the First Stage Gallery



VIRGINIA – The First Stage Gallery’s annual Holiday Boutique opened this week and will be open through Saturday, Jan. 3. The boutique features local artwork and handiwork suitable for gift giving and stocking stuffers. The gallery is lo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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