Sculpting relationships with sand, sun and shimmering water




Justin Monacelli is pictured with some of his recent sand sculptures. Submitted photos.When the temperature drops, it’s time to dig out the swimsuits and flip flops for a much-needed winter getaway. My wife Maggie, our son Noah, and I are bles… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Helpful and harmful insects: Learn which are beneficial to your garden



Butterflies and other helpful insects, such as bees, pollinate flowers and can keep dangerous pests at bay in the garden.Butterflies and other helpful insects, such as bees, pollinate flowers and can keep dangerous pests at bay in the garden. Althou… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Natural Harvest volunteers do shoreline clean-up



Pictured are some of the Natural Harvest volunteers who participated in the spring shoreline clean-up. Pictured (l. to r.) are Marcia Kauppi, Kim Giermann, Craig Giermann, Briana Sterle, Kim Anderson, Jeremy Vosen, Bill Bulinski and Don Guttormson. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Practice the elements of sustainability by visiting your library




CDs can also be borrowed from the library. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – As residents of Minnesota’s Arrowhead region, you have many opportunities to engage in the three elements of sustainability. In fact, you can celebrate community, prac… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Why do dogs love to stick their heads out of car windows?



 When was the last time you saw a dog with her head sticking out of the car window looking sad? Probably never because dogs just seem to love it so much. I’ve yet to own a dog that doesn’t love sticking her head out the window. It&r… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Young moose rescued after breaking through the ice



Jim Morrison and Dave Seaton help guide the moose to shore. Photo by Bob Mc- Cloughan of Bearskin Lodge.GUNFLINT TRAIL/ GRAND MARAIS – Midtrail residents awoke to an unusual surprise on Monday morning. A young female moose was crossing Hungry … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial to come to Superior, WI

The Wall That Heals will be on display from July 20-22

A veteran pays his respects at The Wall That Heals, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Photo courtesy of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (www.vvmf.org).SUPERIOR, WISC. – The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA REACH VET initiative helps save veterans’ lives

Program signals when more help is needed for those at-risk

Suicide prevention is one of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) highest priorities. As part of VA’s commitment to put resources, services and all technology available to reduce Veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

$6.7 million in state grants, 38 projects, 87 communities

Projects aim to improve quality of life for residents in Minnesota nursing homes

Nursing homes throughout Minnesota are launching a variety of initiatives to improve their quality of care for residents thanks to more than $6.7 million in funding through a Minnesota Department of Human Services program. Grants for a total of 38 p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What to do with those eggs




 This is the time of year when people buy eggs in large quantities for the fun of dyeing and coloring as part of an Easter tradition, but what to do with all those eggs? Many of us make deviled eggs and have our own version but I included the d… Please register for a free account or log in below […]


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