MnDOT, Department of Health step up with statewide pedestrian plan



ST. PAUL – Minnesota is well positioned to respond to U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy’s call Sept. 9 to promote health through walking and walkable communities. Vivek’s announcement articulates the health benefits of walking… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Legislation would create paid family and medical leave insurance program



WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) – the top Democrat on the Employment and Workplace Safety Subcommittee – has thrown his support behind legislation that would create a national paid family and medical leave insuran… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Celebration of Life events to be held Sept. 27 in Mountain Iron and Grand Rapids



DULUTH – Essentia Health–St. Mary’s Hospice invites the public to four Celebration of Life events, three on Sept. 27, and one on Oct. 11. The events are for families and friends of loved ones who have died in the hospice program du… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 257

Backseat driving to Chicago, Miss America, and giving up just one thing


 Backseat driving. I confess. I’m a nervous passenger in cars. I blame it on the accidents I’ve been in during my life. I’ve been hit from the side, the front, the back. You name it. I don’t trust cars coming at me anymo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sexting yes or no; dodging norovirus



 Q: I read about a study that said sexting was not only an acceptable behavior, but good for relationships as well. What is this world coming to? Doesn’t it lead to risky sexual behavior? — Mildred F., Willoughby, Ohio A: Sounds like yo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Massage may benefit children, too




 Our need for touch starts at infancy. We have skin that covers our entire body, making it our largest sensory organ. This could explain our desire to be touched. I believe that is why massage is so popular with so many people. It is soothing t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Free appraisals for collectible items to be offered on Sept. 20



VIRGINIA – Free appraisals of heirloom or collectible items will be offered on Sunday, Sept. 20, at the B’nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center located at, 328 5th St. So., Virginia (the corner of 4th Ave. and 5th St.). Registration for… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Trap shoot and feed taking place in Chisholm



CHISHOLM – Chisholm Sportsmen’s Club is holding its 93rd annual Crow Feed and Trap Shoot on Saturday, Sept. 19, starting at 12 noon at the club’s rifle range north of Chisholm. Membership, a meal and raffle tickets will be availabl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

10th annual Fall Sale to be held at Cozy Cottage in the Woods mid-October



PALO – The Cozy Cottage in the Woods will hold their huge 10th annual Fall Sale on October 14-17, at the Loon Lake Community Center, 3816 Hwy. 100, in Palo. This incredible collection of artists and vendors has outgrown its original venue and … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi UU Church Sunday Circle on Sept. 27



VIRGINIA – The monthly Sunday Circle at the Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church will meet on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. The topic for discussion will be “Renewal: The practice of returning.” Mesabi UU Church is located at 230… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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