The Gospel of Mark Alive! A storytelling performance at Messiah

MT. IRON – For two unbroken hours on Wednesday evening, March 21, visiting performer Bert Marshall will return to the Iron Range at Messiah Lutheran Church to tell the story of the Gospel of Mark—the whole gospel from its abrupt beginning to its even… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Spring classes to be offered at Natural Harvest

 VIRGINIA – Knowledge is power! Check out Natural Harvest Food Co-op’s class line-up for spring. You can sign up and pay for all classes at Natural Harvest in Virginia, either in-store or over the phone. A minimum of six participants must be reg… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Pros and cons to keeping pigs as pets

 People are drawn to pets for various reasons. Selfsufficient cats entice those who prefer independent pets that do not take up much space. Dog lovers might enjoy the companionship and boisterous personalities of tail-wagging pooches. Exotic pet… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Can you afford the cost of pet ownership?

There is an emotional component of becoming a pet owner, but finances also need to be considered. Pet ownership may be impractical for those who are barely making ends meet. The ASPCA says that the firstyear cost of pet ownership can exceed $1,000. A… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Music and more at The Pickled Loon Saloon March 17

St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser to help United Way of 1000 Lakes

 GRAND RAPIDS – A shamrock’n good time to benefit United Way of 1000 Lakes programs and initiatives is planned for St. Patrick’s Day at The Pickled Loon Saloon in Grand Rapids. Doors open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Pokegama Lake res… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Register now for annual Summer Theatre Kids Camp

GRAND RAPIDS – The Grand Rapids Players is currently engrossed in both the Youth Theatre Education program’s production of Lion King, Jr. and their community theatre production of Beauty and the Beast. However, members of the board are also putting p… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VFW Unmet Needs grants: They’re not a hand out, but a hand up

Marine Corps veteran Michael Aaron, wife Whitney, and children Laura and Henry. Submitted photo. Michael R. Aaron of Lebanon, OR, joined the United States Marine Corps during his senior year of high school after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Aaro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Don’t be afraid of the dark

A poem by H. A. Dale

Mom pulled a sweater over my head. I begin to scream. Horrible fear consumes every body cell. This real terror is digging my grave. Her voice vibrates through the wool: “Don’t be afraid, we’ll find our way out.” And we did. “You’ve failed two mid te… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sally shares savory favorite recipes



 Writing her Sallyworld column isn’t the only contribution Sally Yuccas has provided to HTF. This week she was happy to send in a handful of recipes stating, “I like easy recipes.” We had unexpected guests this past weekend so I made a batch of … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tobacco cessation services are proven to save lives, money

Minnesota legislators, led by chief authors Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) and Representative Dario Anselmo (R-Edina), have introduced a bill to support statewide quit-smoking services. The proposal dedicates a fraction of ongoing tobacco settlem… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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