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Fourth of July on the Range

Thursday, July 2 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. – Freedom Fete Music Fest in Aurora Friday, July 3 3 p.m.-1 a.m. – Freedom FeteMusic Fest in Aurora4-10 p.m. – Forest Jam in Grand Rapids6 p.m. – Aurora parade, fireworks at dusk7-11 p.m. – Nashwauk Street&nbsp… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Stuffed artichokes are an Italian family tradition




 For the Scaia family of Chisholm, stuffed artichokes are a link to their Italian heritage. Kevin Scaia, who works in the advertising department at Hometown Focus, is the third generation of his family to learn the art of making the labor-inten… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life

It’s RED, WHITE and BLUE all over


 Hey everyone, we are just in time for July with all its fireworks, glory and mystique. Mother Nature has been very expressive these days. Our weather has been a tad on the dramatic side between the rain and shine, thunder and lightning, clouds… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 246

No pity for the bursitis-plagued spouse; parades and potlucks


 Greetings & Sallytations! Pain tolerance. There are all sorts of way people tolerate pain. Two people could have the exact same surgery and you’ll hear two totally different stories on their postoperative pain, etc. You catch my dri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Do ADHD drugs make future drug addicts?; standing up for company-based wellness program



 Q: My 15-year-old son started taking Ritalin for his ADHD when he was 8. Now I hear more kids are trying drugs at younger ages. Is he at greater risk for drug abuse or addiction because he’s been taking this medication? — Lynda M., Springfiel… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Two new columnists welcomed to HTF



 We’d like to introduce two new Mental Health Minute columnists from Clarius Health, Teresa Larabee and Kayla Ford. Look for their mental health insights every other week in Hometown Focus! And, best of luck to Jim Christian and Charlene … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Travelers are urged to use caution in work zones during July Fourth holiday



ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones during the July Fourth holiday. “While we shut down many projects over the Fourth of July holiday, there… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

History being preserved at Bally Blacksmith Shop in Grand Marais



Bally Blacksmith Shop in Grand Marais. Photo courtesy of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.GRAND MARAIS – Back in the day, the Bally Blacksmith Shop in Grand Marais, hummed with activity. Sam Bally, who in 1911 founded the shop, us… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Fascinating Origin of Arlington National Cemetery



East front of Arlington Mansion (General Lee’s home), with Union soldiers on the lawn, June 28, 1864.The final resting place of presidents, bandleaders, war heroes, astronauts, inventors, civil rights leaders, Pulitzer Prize winners, boxers, Supreme… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Half a Truck and the Chicken Tax



 Ever wonder why if you want to buy a truck in the United States you have drastically fewer selections than many other countries tend to enjoy and why U.S.- made trucks dominate the market in the country, while the same ratios aren’t seen at al… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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