10th anniversary! An overview of Earth Fest 2018

Time for reclaiming traditions for a sustainable future


MT. IRON COMMUNITY CENTER | MESSIAH LUTHERAN | MERRITT ELEMENTARY | NE SERVICE COOPERATIVE MT. IRON – Ten years is a milestone of time. A decade. A length of time to reflect on beginnings and growth, yet also acknowledge the strength of future pos… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Where to find Earth Fest vendors, exhibitors, speaker and more

Mt. Iron Community Center Exhibitors, silent auction, Community Sustainability contest, lunch by Natural Harvest • Unwanted Electronics: An electronics recycling company based out of Hibbing. • Friends of Virginia: Services and resources to build a … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

United Way of NE MN celebrates 51st annual campaign

The work and support of many highlighted and awarded

Brian Maki, chairman, president and CEO of Lakehead Constructors, provided the keynote address at United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s 51st annual Campaign Celebration. Submitted photos.CHISHOLM – United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) held … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity…

Good for the soul and the community, and it’s fun


Habitat for Humanity community volunteers. Pictured at top (l. to r.): Cook community members enjoy lunch donated by Cook Country Store; students from Gustavus Adolphus celebrate the fun of volunteering; and Holy Spirit Catholic Church’s hospitality … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range Engineering recognized as emerging world leader in education

Each year the Summer Worker Outreach Project (SWOP) provides 11 – 14 year olds a six-week course that emphasizes community service, self-accountability, work ethic and money management. Over the past 21 years, 600 students have attended SWOP which… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mineral Royalties Scholarship process is now open

IRON RANGE – College opportunities on the Iron Range will be a bit more affordable this fall, stemming from the announcement that the St. Louis County Board is dedicating $150,000 to a workforce development scholarship program for those who received … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Poison control center shares top toxins

 The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) recently released the Top Toxins of 2017 list. The annually updated data is a critical resource for pet owners, veterinarians, and shelters nationwide, helping to keep animals safe and healthy. The … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

While unique, hybrid cats can develop behavioral issues

According to the Pet Poison Helpline (PPH), hybrid cats were first created in the 1970s as an effort by scientists to study the possible resistance to feline leukemia in wild cats. The goal of this research was to better understand hereditary factors… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Birdie is a happy-go-lucky rescue and beloved family member



Birdie is a Catahoula leopard/Great Dane mix. Submitted photos. AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is Mandie Williams’ story as told to me (her mother). HIBBING – A young Catahoula leopard/Great Dane mix, a canine breed from Louisiana, was left in a box with … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Servicemembers are getting a “buzz” from beekeeping

Participating in apiculture courses help veterans find peace

Gary LaGrange is a soldier first and a beekeeper second. The VFW member served three tours during the Vietnam War. Two were in the I Corps region of South Vietnam—1967-68—with the 198th Light Infantry Brigade and 1968-69 with the 196th Light Infantry… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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