“See you at the Hipp”

Iconic Eveleth hockey arena to host 2017 SIJHL All-Star Game


Minnesota Iron Rangers center Clayton Brown, front, was one of four players selected from his team to represent Team USA in the 2017 SIJHL All-Star Game at the Hippodrome in Eveleth on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Submitted photos.EVELETH – The Eveleth… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Envisioning the future of education

Virginia Public Schools superintendent sees a changing world


This picture reflects how the world is changing. It was taken in Finland after visiting an elementary school. Pictured (l. to r.) are an Argentinian woman who is married to a Mexican, Dr. Noel Schmidt, a Finnish grad student who is married to a Chin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Pet obesity becoming a significant problem



 Many pet owners would never intentionally harm their companion animals. In fact, pet owners often go above and beyond to ensure their animals are well cared for and content. However, many well-meaning people may be inadvertently harming their … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Quad City Food Shelf seeks help to continue mission




Volunteers unload and organize boxes of produce delivered to the Quad City Food Shelf from Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. Submitted photos.GILBERT – The Quad City Food Shelf invites residents, businesses and organizations to help sus… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wildland Fabrics brings options and fabric selection to local market




GRAND RAPIDS – When her eldest child was a toddler, Megan Brekke began sewing in earnest. Later she began selling the things she made for toddlers and babies in an Etsy store. But living in a rural Range area, she found it a challenge to find … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Wall-hanging by Cindy Lind now on display at Virginia Public Library




This wool, cotton and flannel wall-hanging by Cindy Lind titled “Summertime by Primitive Gathering” is currently on display at the Virginia Public Library. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – The November quilt selection on display at the V… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia schools plan choir concerts; host annual spaghetti feed Dec. 10



VIRGINIA – The Virginia Junior High (grades 7 and 8) choirs will be presenting their winter program on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. in Goodman Auditorium. The VHS Senior High Choirs will present their annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 10,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Reminiscing about growing up: It was the best of times




The author, Helen Abramson, at age 8. This photo was taken in June 1944 at her maternal grandparents’ farm. Submitted photos.MEADOWLANDS – It was the funeral of an old friend. A member of a family with whom I grew up on a gravel road in … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Holocaust survivor donates $500,000 to help U.S. veterans



 JACKSONVILLE, FL – At age 83, Parisborn Bernard Darty feels fortunate to enjoy time with his family and spend winters in Miami Beach nearly three-quarters of a century after escaping Nazi invaders in France as a child. Although he lost his mot… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA prioritizes improving access to pro bono legal services



WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), together with the American Bar Association, The Veterans Consortium and National Law School Veterans Clinic Consortium, signed a memorandum of agreement aimed at improving veterans’ a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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