VFW’S strength extends far beyond advocacy

More than 11 decades later, VFW remains veterans’ best advocate

On September 29, 1899, thirteen men – all Spanish-American War veterans – gathered at a small tailor shop in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, to discuss the issues plaguing returning veterans. The men shared personal accounts of what was the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

VFW report: Veterans prefer VA care



WASHINGTON – One of the greatest ongoing debates in the aftermath of last year’s allegations of patients dying on secret waiting lists is where America’s veterans should get their care. According to a new report released last week by the Veterans of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fairview Range to celebrate veterans



HIBBING – Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice will be hosting a brunch for local veterans and their spouse/guest on Tuesday, Oct. 29, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Crown Ballroom, located at 214 East Howard Street in Hibbing. This celebratory even… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Buhl celebrates renovation of library steps with Fall Festival



Library board members and staff pose on the library’s new steps. Pictured (l. to r.) are Jolene Gilbert, Mayor Shari Swanson, David Pervananze, Jessica Fox, Dan Wilde and JP Partyka. Photos courtesy of Photographs by Rhonda.BUHL – The Bu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

AVMA supports U.S. Surgeon General’s call to action on walking and walkable communities



 SCHAUMBURG, Illinois – The American Veterinary Medical Association joins U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and his office in their efforts to promote walking and walkable communities as a way to engage more people in the benefits of regu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Standards for puppy mill dogs urged



WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Humane Society of the United States, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association filed a legal petition with the United States Department of Agricul… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sunflowers as art




 Art is all around us, in many forms and mediums and, as “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” it can be appreciated in many ways. Sunflowers in a garden and the multitude of colors that we see in the trees this time of the year c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Annual Wings and Things event in Cook Oct. 3



COOK – The 2015 Wings and Things will be celebrated this Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Cook VFW. Saturday is a busy day in the Cook area with sports, weddings, wood splitting, hunting and other fall activities. However, Cook’s Friends of the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Cooler weather: Time for soup




 My first day as a Hometown Focus staff writer was unusually cold and wet for late August so it seemed appropriate that one of my first assignments was to write the recipe column for a fall edition. To me, soups go hand-in-hand with the cooler … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Emergent Community Leaders meeting planned



Tylor Asbach (left) and Jordan Metsa were two of the original members of Emergent Community Leaders. They recently reviewed bylaws regarding the group at the Laurentian Chamber office. Submitted photo.QUAD CITIES – Emergent Community Leaders (… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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