Josephine “Joey” P. Chavers



 Josephine “Joey” P. Chavers, 94, Nett Lake passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at her residence with family by her side.  She was the beloved oldest resident of Nett Lake. She was born on October 5, 1920 in Nett Lake the daughter of Edwa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Loren Renzaglia



Loren Renzaglia, age 64, longtime resident of Virginia died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation in Virginia.  He was born September 14, 1950, in Virginia the son of Frindo and Myrtle “Dolly” (Novak) Renzaglia.&nb… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marjorie “Marge” Wakemup Holmes



 Marjorie “Marge” Wakemup Holmes, 79, Nett Lake, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. She was born Marjorie Alice Wakemup on January 2, 1936, in Nett Lake, to John and Mabel (Soreyes) W… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

FOCUS: Taking care of athletes




 Soon school will be back in session and parents, student athletes, coaches and officials are gearing up for another year of competitive athletics. In this week’s Health Edition we are looking at common student athlete injuries and the importan… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Physical therapist and coach Rick Flatley:

Year-round cross-training is key to injury prevention


Members of the Eveleth-Gilbert Area girls hockey team practice shots during dry land workouts at the Miners Memorial back rink in Virginia.Rick Flatley is a physical therapist with Iron Range Rehabilitation Center in Virginia, where he’s worke… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Basic knowledge and common sense will help keep athletes safe




 Hindsight is always better than foresight, of course. If I had children in any organized youth or school sports program today, I would be more aware of the possibility of injuries and what to do to prevent them than I was 15 years ago. It seem… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Concussions a health concern in school sports



Minnesota high school students suffered nearly 3,000 sports-related concussions during the 2013-14 school year, according to estimates based on voluntary reports from schools in the Twin Cities. The Minnesota Department of Health, in close partnersh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sports and recreation safety fact sheet (2015)



Fatalities • Between 2004 and 2009, there were 24sports-related deaths in high school athletes. There areno reliable statistics onthe number of fatalities involving sportsamong younger children.However, researchers believe that traumatic brain injur… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Get out the door! It’s better to RUN one mile than to THINK about running five




The Mesabi Family YMCA held a Color Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk for all ages on Saturday, July 18, 2015. The event raised over $3,400 for the Y. Photos by Paul Pluskwik.“Physical activity has many health benefits,” reads the website www.fitness… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Repeat offenders of state texting law face higher fine starting August 1



ST. PAUL – Drivers who repeatedly choose texting over safety while behind the wheel risk a higher fine for violating the law beginning Saturday. Under the enhanced law, drivers face a $225 fine for second and subsequent violations of the texti… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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