Dogs on the Range at Mt. Iron retriever club

Owners, handlers and their dogs hunt for AKC orange ribbon


 MT. IRON – The Minnesota Iron Range Retriever Club (MIRRC) in Mt. Iron hosted their annual AKC Licensed Hunting Test Friday through Sunday, June 26, 27 and 28. The weekend went to the dogs! Literally! Dogs, their owners, and their handle… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

MIRRC focuses on training hunting dogs




MT. IRON – The primary focus of the Minnesota Iron Range Retriever Club (MIRRC) for over 60 years has been “to improve the performance of retrievers in the field and educate the public about wildlife conservation through the use of trained hunting d… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What does home mean to you?

Coming home


Small Society, a popular local rock and roll band, performed at the Miners Memorial Building in 1968. Dennis Monroe, lead singer, and Al Lakosky (age 15 then) on drums. Photo provided by Al Lakosky.Home means so many things to so many different peop… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

An important scam notification from USAA

Social media scam targeting service members, veterans and their families

DO NOT provide your personal banking information through social media. There is a social media scam, predominately seen in Instagram, which is targeting military service members. This scam has been around for over a year, but has picked up steam ove… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VFW salutes new Agent Orange decision



WASHINGTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United is saluting the recent decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to begin accepting disability claims from veterans potentially exposed to Agent Orange-contaminated aircraft in the p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VFW members can save on medications



NEW YORK, NY – ScriptRelief has announced that its Healthcare Alliance Card has helped members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization save more than $4,000,000 on prescription medications. The VFW first offered the pharmacy discount card… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Home: Love it, leave it, carry it with you




 Paul Metsa’s story this week (“Coming Home,” p. 6) hit a chord in me. It seems such a perfect example of what “home” means. I thank him for sharing it. Paul is fortunate to have such roots and strong ties to his home, family, and lifelong frie… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Keep pets safe in the heat

How, where to cool animals down when temps soar

 The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous— for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the d… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range students praised for recycling efforts during school year



First and second grade students from Virginia’s Washington and Hibbing’s Greenhaven schools tour the St. Louis County Recycling Facility earlier this spring. Submitted photo.ST. LOUIS COUNTY – It’s not included on their repor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fireworks safety reminder

Spend July 4 with family and friends, not in the hospital

ST. PAUL – Fireworks are exciting, but not if they involve a trip to emergency room. Last year in Minnesota there were 71 reported fireworks injuries — 15 of them to children 9 and under. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety State F… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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