Knights and Ladies of Kaleva go west




The Knights and Ladies of Kaleva from Virginia, MN, at the Kaleva Grand Lodge Convention in Red Lodge, MT. They brought copies of Hometown Focus with them, which they said has become a tradition for some of them when traveling. Front row, l. to r.: … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

The Mushroom Guy comes to the Range




Chef extraordinaire Gary Krasner (think Moscow on the Hill in Minneapolis) and his famous paella creation during the Black Morel Hootenanny put on by The Gentleman Forager earlier this summer. Krasner will be cooking at the Lobsters & Pig Party … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Grand Rapids Dog Park grand opening on August 14



 The new Grand Rapids Dog Park will be holding a grand opening event on Sunday, Aug. 14, from 1-3 p.m. The park is located at Veterans Memorial Park (7th Ave. SE and Hwy. 2) in Grand Rapids. Pictured is the float that the Grand Rapids Do… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Disc Golf Tournament raises $520



CHISHOLM – The 3rd annual Precious Paws Benefit Disc Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, July 16, at both the Chisholm Disc Golf Course and the Hibbing Disc Golf Course. The event raised $520 for the care of the animals at the shelter. The f… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Commercial drones aren’t for amateurs



Drones started out as a hobby for Micl Caterina of Eden Prairie. Then in 2012, local real estate agents and event organizers began asking the audio engineer to film their events. Three years later, he used a drone to get overhead footage at an event… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Baseball is a very American thing; so is honoring our veterans




Friday, August 20 John Pagliaccetti and his grandson, Major Ryan3 PM -Rossman,5 PM salute the flag at Target Field. Pagliaccetti’s granddaughter arranged for him to be the honorary flag raiser duringFree Brats,theHotnationalDogs, Popanthem&amp… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Flags, floats and veterans at the Tall Timber Days parade



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Art Dale: One who sees possibilities, founder of Volunteers in Education (VinE)




Rev. Art DaleYou can sense it the moment you step into a classroom, that special learning environment that is nurturing, engaging and supportive. In a classroom such as this, all students, no matter one’s abilities, individual strengths and we… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VinE hosts successful Ducky Race fundraiser



Submitted photos.TOWER – VinE (Volunteers in Education) held the VinE Ducky Race on July 31, 2016, its first ever, large-scale fundraiser. Area volunteers and community members showed up to support VinE and enjoy the race. Attendees waited as … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tonie’s giant sunflower



Tonie Theel of Theel’s Painted Acres in Embarrass, MN, has been amazed by this wild giant sunflower that has erupted in one of her many beautiful flower beds. It measures 11 feet, 9 inches tall and has yet to bloom. She didn’t plant … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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