Stay away from downed power lines Thousands in the dark after powerful storm




REGIONAL – Thousands of homes and businesses were without power Thursday morning after a severe thunderstorms ripped through the area like a hurricane, downing trees and power lines across the region. At 9 a.m. on Thursday, Lake Country Power report… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Mesabi Musical Theatre presents Crazy for You




 VIRGINIA – Mesabi Musical Theatre (MMT) is now in its third season after a restructuring period that enabled it to serve audiences better than ever before. This summer’s musical, Crazy for You, is a classic “boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota establishes new Office of Enterprise Sustainability



Demonstrating the State of Minnesota’s continued commitment to tackling climate change, Lt. Governor Tina Smith announced Wednesday the creation of the new Office of Enterprise Sustainability. The new office will provide agencies the assistanc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Long Line

The Blueberry Picking Club


My aunt Bunny Isaacson Challis, Grandpa Elmer Kesanen, and Great-Aunt Glady Tuuri, blueberry picking on the Echo Trail. Photo submitted.There is a joke that goes like this: In Alaska they say you know you are in grizzly territory because you can fin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Keep pets cool, comfortable and safe during hot weather



 Summer may be a time for vacations and recreational activities for human beings, but pets may not be privy to the same luxuries. Summer recreation may not always include our fourlegged friends, as summer heat and other issues can pose a threat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Host a Responsible Dog Ownership Day event



The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is gearing up for the 14th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days (AKC RDO Days) this summer and fall when hundreds of clubs and dog organizations around the country will host free events to educate the public abo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Precious Paws people and pets say THANK YOU!



Jean Wilson, Precious Paws volunteer (left), accepts a check for the animals at Precious Paws Humane Society in Chisholm from Maxwell DuChene, Kaelana Robertson, and Abby DuChene. Photo courtesy of Alex DuChene.CHISHOLM – Maxwell DuChene, Abby… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tips for making vet visits easier on cats



 Some pets handle trips to the veterinarian better than others. Animals used to car trips or spending ample time among other animals might not hesitate to get in the car for routine vet visits, while pets that don’t often socialize with o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Improvements made; more work needs to be done

VA schedules 2 million appointments using Veterans Choice Program

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Choice Program (VCP) has reached a key milestone in improving access to health care for veterans. More than two million appointments have been scheduled through the program. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Statewide Veterans Conference



 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities will be hosting a Statewide Veterans Conference on Friday, Oct. 7. Individuals and organizations who work with veterans are encouraged and share bestpractices, network with other professionals, and eit… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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