Caring Quilters of Pike Township




Members of the Caring Quilters of Pike include: Barb Thiede, Lorraine Jarve, Bonnie Harma, Delores Clark, Pam Rasmussen, Evelyn Esala, Bev Heinrich. Not pictured: Connie Childs, Rosie Alaspa, Linda Koskela, Virginia Dahl, Ruth Zelenko. Photo by Kirs… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Paws and Claws Koochiching County

Rescue group: First responders for animals in need


 INTERNATIONAL FALLS – Paws and Claws founder Cindy Meyer saw a greater need for the rescue of animals, not only in her community, but also in neighboring communities and counties. She also wanted to find a way to financially help familie… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A Different Kind of Food Fight

2016 Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

 MINNESOTA – This month, for the 34th year running, Minnesota FoodShare is coordinating the largest statewide food and fund drive where all donations go toward feeding the hungry through 300 partner food shelves. The Minnesota FoodShare M… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Paws to Read program starts at the VPL



Children are invited to read to therapy dogs Muggsie and Katie at the Virginia Public Library. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – Paws to Read is back at the Virginia Public Library. Starting Wednesday, Mar. 16, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., Marge Pylkka … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

How I joined the United States Marine Corps




 After graduation in 1953, job prospects for a wet-nosed, 17-year-old boy out of Bigfork were nil. I was draft-eligible, the Korean War was still going on, and no one would touch me. After pounding the pavement and sidewalks of Minneapolis for … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sen. Franken seeks entrants to student poetry contest



In recognition of the Month of the Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced that he is hosting his 5th annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year’s contest is “Celebrating … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

28th annual RangerSpiel benefits UWNEMN’s Buddy Backpack program



Polka on the ice at the 2016 RangerSpiel at the St. Paul Curling Club. Submitted photo.Porketta, pasties, potica and polka music may be staples on the Iron Range, but some in the Twin Cities wait each year for a special bonspiel event to enjoy Iron … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Laurentian Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner



Rozy Campbell, of Kunnari’s Kitchen and Coffee House, received the first Laurentian Chamber of Commerce “Small Business of the Year” Award from Chamber President/CEO Bernie Collins during the Chamber’s 2016 Annual Dinner at F… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

CEOs in the Classroom



Cassie Hill, Gilbert National Bank (left) visits with students from Mrs. Henderson’s (right) English Class after her CEOs in the Classroom presentation at Roosevelt High School. Photo submitted.VIRGINIA – Mrs. Irene Henderson, Virginia H… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Legislators talk issues at Chamber lunch



Legislative Committee member and Chamber Ambassador Steve Jaffee (standing) moderated the Laurentian Chamber of Commerce Lunch with Legislators February 5 at Michael’s on the Course. State Senator David Tomassoni and Representative Jason Metsa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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