Minnesota’s official state photograph celebrates 100 years, Iron Range roots

The picture Grace is the official Minnesota state photograph. Photo courtesy of IRRR.The famed Grace photo was taken by Bovey photographer Erik Enstrom in 1918 towards the end of World War I and will celebrate 100 years on Sept. 3, the state’s offici… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

High school and business… and jobs on the eastern end of the Iron Range



VIRGINIA – What are the jobs available, now and in the future, on the eastern end of the Range? The answers to these questions have implications for how high school education transforms itself for our kids and grandkids. This is why the Eveleth-Gilbe… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Having a killer time in Music City: Killer Nashville



Jennifer Osufsen, and Amy and Jerry Norenberg before the Shine ’N’ Wine social party at Killer Nashville in August 2017. Photo by Amy Norenberg.What do thirty-two hours in a car with two friends, a bellyful of butterflies, and Music City have in comm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Classics for Kids SWOP fundraiser on Aug. 30

Summer youth program is going strong and branching out


2018 SWOP youth from four school districts—Chisholm, Eveleth-Gilbert, Mt. Iron-Buhl and Virginia—gathered together for a group learning day at Hope Community Presbyterian Church in Virginia. Submitted photos.IRON RANGE – “We keep working until we fin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Potential threats to pets in your yard

 Pets love to roam free, and homeowners with outdoor space often let their pets get some exercise and play-time in their backyards. While it’s important for pets like dogs and even some cats to get some time outdoors, pet owners should recognize… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The possible effects of having your cat declawed

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) opposes declawing cats except in rare cases when it is necessary for medical purposes, such as the removal of cancerous tumors from cats’ nail beds. The HSUS advises that it’s perfectly natural for cats … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Lost Puppy Case Files

Beware of cat! And land mines

Case looks as innocent as he claims to be while sharing thoughts about his feline housemate, Ninja. Photo by Brian Miller.EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another edition of The Lost Puppy Case Files, where Case, a now 10-month-old lab/pit shares his … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

There are many ways to give back to veterans

Make a donation, help with their pets, or spend time with them

Members of the military serve their country proudly, often sacrificing the luxuries of home and time spent with their families to do so. When veterans return home from training or deployment, many people want to show how much they appreciate the sacr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits; immediate impact for veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on Aug. 1, 2018, implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. These provisions, in addition to the 13 implemented sinc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA updates the disability rating schedule related to skin conditions effective Aug. 13

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) updated portions of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD, or Rating Schedule) that evaluate conditions related to the skin effective Aug. 13. The VASRD is the collection of federal regulations us… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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