Weight restrictions start for north-central frost zone



The Minnesota Department of Transportation will start spring truck weight restrictions in the north-central frost zone Saturday, Feb. 25. Spring load restrictions are already in place in the south, southeast, central and metro frost zones. Road res… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Class Act Day for students interested in becoming educators held at Itasca Community College



More than 20 juniors and seniors from area high schools gathered at Itasca Community College for the third annual Class Act Day, which showcases the ICC-based teacher training program for students who are interested in becoming educators. The ev… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Feed the bees; they’re our pollinators





 Bees are the best friends a flowering garden can have. The bee populations have been drastically reduced due to pesticides, mono-cropping, loss of habitat, climate change and spikes in fatal diseases. It is imperative that gardeners research a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SpaceLIFT



 Decorator Secret: Mixing and matching fabrics How To: You can mix fabrics together in dozens of different ways. However, if you have never so much as paired two patterns together start with these three helpful tips. 1. Theme –Start off… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vermilion Lake Association receives $96,396 AIS prevention funding from St. Louis County



A DNR-trained AIS inspector checks a boat and trailer at the Fraser Bay public access, one of 17 public accesses on Lake Vermilion. Photo courtesy of Vermilion Lake Association.COOK/TOWER – St Louis County Commissioners have authorized the dis… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Owners of resorts, campgrounds and rental businesses required to take AIS training



The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering aquatic invasive species (AIS) training to owners of lake service provider businesses, so they can legally work in lakes and rivers throughout the state. Lake service provider businesses incl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

North St. Louis SWCD receives $281,600 AIS prevention funding



COOK/ELY/TOWER – North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has been awarded $281,600 in St. Louis County Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Aid for operation of its 2017 Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Progra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia Fire Department

Run Report: Feb. 13 – Feb. 19, 2017

 VIRGINIA – During the week of Feb. 13 – Feb. 19, 2017, the Virginia Fire Department was called for service 108: seven fire calls, 30 transfers and 71 EMS 9-1-1 calls. The fire calls varied from a lift assist, a mutual aid fire in E… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue




Translation: Light the stove.The ups and downs of the steel industry in the past score of years undoubtedly impacted and shaped my life, though I’ve never worked at the mines nor have I ever wanted to. As a little boy, I can remember staring l… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

2017-02-24 E-Edition

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