Premiers July 29 Mesabi Musical Theatre presents Footloose




Footloose cast members at a recent dance rehearsal for the upcoming performance at Mesabi Range College. Photo submitted.VIRGINIA – It’s time to cut loose! Mesabi Musical Theatre is proud to present a stage adaptation of one of the most recogn… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

The Overfors Family Homestead in Shaw, MN



 Dear Readers, So, the other day I read in a local paper (not Hometown Focus) about the annual luncheon of the Northeastern Minnesota Swede-Finn Historical Society, to be held next month in Hibbing. What? I looked it up online and couldn&rsquo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Summer musical in full swing Mesabi Musical theatre celebrates 10th Season



 With its production of Footloose, Mesabi Musical Theatre will have presented its 10th show over a 14-year period. Starting in 2002 with a five-year plan to bring the best of Broadway to the Iron Range, Mesabi Musical Theatre originally feature… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA funds new studies using Million Veteran Program data

Database links genetic, clinical, lifestyle and military exposure information

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing four new studies that will use genetic and other data from VA’s Million Veteran Program (MVP) to answer key questions on heart disease, kidney disease and substance use&m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota Voices from the Vietnam War

New, special exhibit opening at Minnesota Military Museum

CAMP RIPLEY, MN – The Minnesota Voices from Vietnam 50th Anniversary Vietnam Exhibit is opening Saturday, July 18, at the Minnesota Military Museum in Little Falls. The museum and special exhibits will be open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dog Jam: Two-day music fest with Pink Floyd and Doors tribute bands




Green River OutfitEditor’s note: I’ve attended the Boundary Waters Blues Fest many times and one thing I know is Mikey knows how to land great bands for his music events. This one promises to be another fun event on the shores of Fall La… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Beware of student loan assistance companies

In recent years, many “student loan assistance companies” have formed to take advantage of the unprecedented levels of student loan debt. Consider: • The cost of college has increased over 1,000• percent in the last 30 years.Ap… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Area’s largest dog sporting event held at DECC



 DULUTH – The largest dog sporting event in northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin was held at the DECC in Duluth last weekend. The Duluth Kennel Club’s All-Breed Dog Show was a 4-day event that started on Thursday, July 9 and ra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Finnish Music Festival to be held at B’nai Abraham



Kanteleen SoittajatVIRGINIA – Kanteleen Soittajat, a group of 18 enthusiastic American-Finns from Duluth and the surrounding area, will perform at the Finnish Music Festival to be held at the B’nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center in V… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota Sings contest: Send us your best voice



Minnesota Sings is looking for cities to send them their town’s most talented amateur singer, between the ages of 15 to 25, to participate in their statewide contest on September 27, 2015. Cities may participate by putting on their own “… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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