Timber Days festival in Cook marks a 70-year tradition




The pet show is a great opportunity for animal lovers to show off their furry friends. Photos by Cindy Kujala.COOK – A small city with a big heart is how I would describe the town of Cook. With a purported population of 570, according to the s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

The ritual of earth naming: I’m Pine—my true self, my best self




Pictured (l. to r.) are Savannah (Dragons Blood), Dana (Pine) and Nina (North). Dana has her pawaka around her neck and Nina is holding Dana’s plaque with her full earth name, Paddling Vermilion Pine. Photos submitted.“All things good ar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

UWNEMN President’s Corner: Summer is Here!



Stacy Hart, 2017-18 UWNEMN board presidentCHISHOLM – When I was asked to be first vice president for the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) Board, I agreed right away. I have served on the board for many years and care deeply about … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Area mayors endorse Finland 100 proclamation



EVELETH/VIRGINIA – Mayors of Eveleth and Virginia have endorsed a proclamation declaring June 2017 as Finland 100 Month. Hundreds of festivals around the world will mark the miracle of Finland’s 100 years of independence, with commemorative ev… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

So much to see and do on the Iron Range this summer




IRON RANGE – Summer’s just beginning and the travel season is upon us, starting with weddings and graduations and transitioning into family reunions and vacations by mid-June. We don’t always realize just how many overnight visitor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Plan ahead to make traveling with a pet easier



 Traveling with pets has become much more commonplace than it used to be. Rather than leaving cats and dogs home or in the care of others, many pet owners now take their favorite companions on the road. According to the Travel Industry of Ameri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The On-Time Circus puppet show comes to area libraries



The On-Time Circus puppet show will be presented at area libraries in June. Submitted photo.IRON RANGE – Arrowhead Library System is presenting the puppet show of The On- Time Circus, a free program for all ages. Performances are scheduled at … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Northstar Arts Camp returns to Mesaba Co-op Park



HIBBING – The 23rd annual Northstar Arts Camp will be held at Mesaba Co-op Park in Hibbing the week of June 19 – 22. Campers aged 8 – 13 will work together and with mentors and artists to create songs, dances and stories. New this … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Red Bull PSYOPS team seeks officers for challenging, rewarding career



ROSEMOUNT, MN – “We are cultural communication experts,” said Master Sgt. Eric Christoffel, the Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Red Bull Infantry Division senior Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) non-commissioned officer (NCO… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wounded Warrior Project veterans connect through kayaking



A group of veterans enjoy a kayaking excursion at Amelia Island in Florida recently. Photo courtesy of woundedwarriorproject.org.AMELIA ISLAND, FL – The serenity of Michael Iwaniusz’s recent kayaking trip on Lofton Creek was interrupted … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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