Louise Redmond benefit slated for April 25 in Orr



Louise RedmondORR – A benefit for Louise Redmond, who was recently diagnosed with inoperable stomach cancer, will be held on Saturday, Apr. 25, from 4 – 8 p.m. with a dance to follow at the Orr American Legion on Hwy. 53 in Orr. The bene… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

DNR seeks volunteers for frog and toad calling survey



STATEWIDE – The Department of Natural Resources’ Nongame Wildlife Program is seeking volunteers to participate in the Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey to help track population changes in the state’s 14 frog and toad species. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

DNR urges trail users to check for temporary closures



STATEWIDE – With warm weather on the way, many off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders may be eager to hit the trails, but state forest roads and trails are typically wet during the spring, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will need t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vappu (May Day) dance planned at Kaleva Hall



VIRGINIA – A Vappu (May Day) family dance party and ice cream social will be held at Kaleva Hall in Virginia on Saturday, Apr. 25, from 6 – 9 p.m. Music for dancing and entertainment will be provided by Rod Cerar Orchestra. Cost is $10; … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Groundbreaking device being tested by VA may put end to pressure ulcers



Pressure ulcers (commonly known as bed sores) are one of the most troublesome and painful complications for patients during a long hospital stay, but a joint project between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Innovation and General E… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA works to expand Veterans Choice Program eligibility



WASHINGTON, D.C. – In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will change the calculation used to determine the distance between a Veteran’s residence and the neare… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Calculation would change to driving distance



One of the current eligibility criteria for the Veterans Choice Program is based on the distance calculation using the distance from a Veteran’s home to the nearest VA medical facility. Under VA’s plan for expansion, this criterion will change to th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eveleth-Gilbert Junior High Drama to present Cinderella



 GILBERT – Eveleth-Gilbert Junior High Drama will present the beloved musical Cinderella. Performances are set for Monday, Mar. 30, and Tuesday, Mar. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Feyereisen Auditorium on the Gilbert campus. Tickets are $6 for adu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

ASPCA guide to pet-safe gardening



 ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) experts field tens of thousands of calls each year involving animal companions who’ve had potentially hazardous contact with insecticides, weed killers and pet-toxic plants. While gardens and yards are… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

1962 classmates get together




Gilbert’s class of 1962 get-together: Seated: Mryon Fahey; middle: Bob Debeltz, Bob Jalonen, John Torrel, John Trunzo, Betty Pond, Donna Peterson, Jack Brula; back: Ray Erickson, Joe Skerjance, Helen MacInnis, Joe LaLonde. Photo submitted.A ga… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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