St. Louis County 4-H hosting Puzzle Derby



DULUTH – The second annual Duluth Puzzle Derby will be held March 28 at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth. Hosted by the St. Louis County 4-H Program, the Puzzle Derby is the Northland’s only jigsaw puzzle competition. The derby is a timed jigs… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Phrases and their origins: Who knew?




Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.Every once in a while I’ll use an expression which confuses my children or my younger co-workers. For instance, one day in conversation with my daughter I said, “Hey, I talked to Bob the other day. We were … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wildlife on Ely Lake



 Larry Aho of Ely Lake follows the wildlife around his home, always armed with his camera. Luckily, Larry loves to share and sends us his beautiful photos now and then. We often feature them on our website and in the pages of Hometown Focus. Th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Novelist returns to Iron Range for book signing




 MT. IRON – A Mountain Iron-raised novelist is returning to Minnesota and the Iron Range for a book-signing sweep through the state. After stops in Wilmar and Alexandria, E.A. Cook will be at the Mt. Iron Public Library on Thursday, Mar. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Celtic music enlivens Arrowhead libraries




Laura MacKenzie, Danielle Enblom and Ross Sutter perform as Northern Gael. Submitted photo.MOUNTAIN IRON – The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Northern Gael, a Celtic music group performing a free program of Irish and Scottish m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Promoting sustainability on the Iron Range




 VIRGINIA – Sustainability means many different things to many different people. However, most people agree that the on-going goal of sustainability is to create a world in which future generations can thrive. Identifying a balance between econ… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Statewide Registry unites resources to end homelessness among all Veterans



STATEWIDE – With 300 days remaining in 2015, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs announces the launch of a statewide Registry focused on housing Veterans experiencing homelessness. MDVA, together with Governor Mark Dayton’s Cabi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota Humanities Center accepting nominations for 2015 Veterans’ Voices Award



ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Humanities Center is accepting nominations for its Veterans’ Voices Award, honoring Minnesota Veterans who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Veterans Voices is a statewide program of the Humanities Center that dra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Plan to idle Keetac plant announced by U.S. Steel



PITTSBURGH, Penn. – United States Steel Corporation announced Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015, it will temporarily idle its Minnesota Ore Operations – Keetac plant in Keewatin, Minn., effective May 13. The temporary idling is due to the company&… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

DNR alerts public to spring burning restrictions



The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will soon determine when to start spring burning restrictions. This year, with little snowpack and an early start to spring, restrictions are likely to take effect earlier, maybe as soon as next week. Th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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