The Linda Donnelly Mitten Run at Mesabi East

Cold weather and physical activity go mitten-in-mitten


The high school cross-country team and class run leaders wait to begin the annual Mitten Run at Mesabi East Schools in Aurora last week. Submitted photos.AURORA – Just because the temperature drops, it doesn’t mean outdoor physical activity needs to … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Dynamic Brussels griffon wins in National Dog Show

 A decorated, energetic Brussels griffon named Newton captivated Best in Show judge Peter Green and a capacity crowd in Philadelphia to win the Best in Show title for 2017 at the National Dog Show presented by Purina. An 11-pound charmer with 22… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Saturday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. in Eveleth

It’s a Merry TubaChristmas celebration

The low brass section of the Mesabi Community Band tuba players. Front (l. to r.) Tom Baldrica, Dennis Jerrold and Skip Ferris. Back (l. to r.) euphonium players Ron Maki, Larry Baker, Keith Vagle and Ruth Jayson invite all area tuba and euphonium pl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fish stories: “Quick, catch Pete before he falls in!”



 My brother Pete and I were inseparable when we were growing up. One of the reasons for this was that we bonded while fishing for many years. The Mississippi River was just across the road, through the soybean field, and down a very steep levee…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia’s Thunderbird Mall continues transition

Tractor Supply Co. store celebrates grand opening


Tractor Supply Co. prides itself in customer service. The Virginia store is celebrating its grand opening through Sunday, Dec. 3. Photos by Brian Miller.VIRGINIA – Don’t let the name fool you – Tractor Supply Co. is not just for farmers and ranchers…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gordon Oslin and family attend medal pinning ceremony

Nolan recovers medals for 88-year-old Korean War veteran

Over 40 friends, family members, and fellow veterans were present when Congressman Nolan reunited veteran Gordon Oslin with his four service medals.GRAND RAPIDS – It was a special day for U.S. Army veteran Gordon Bradley Oslin and his family on Satur… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence



 On December 6, Finland will be celebrating 100 years of independence. In honor of this special occasion, I thought it fitting to highlight some Finnish recipes. The first three are from The Finnish Cookbook by Beatrice Ojakangas. The book was p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life

Hallelujah: It’s December!


 Warm greetings and welcome everyone to the final month of the year 2017. December’s loving spirit can bring thoughts of celebrations and Christmastime! Here’s wishing that your December is filled with adventure, hope, possibilities and peace. M… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 367

A day of pampering, oh my! Cash or Florida—what will it be?


 Greetings and Sallytations! ‘Tis the season for a little pre-holiday pampering. I booked an appointment at the Laurentian Spa for a much needed hairdo kind of day. I seldom splurge on myself, especially on hair, nails, feet. Anything with the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Coach Tom’s Corner

Keep healthy eating habits in mind with holiday feasts


 December is one of the hardest months to commence a sensible diet; along with January, February, March, April, May, June July, August, September, October and November. Apologies to Mark Twain for my distortion of his original quote about stock … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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