MDI adding jobs, including 100 at its new facility in Hibbing



The new MDI facility is located at 11270 Hwy. 37 in Hibbing. Photo by Cindy Kujala.HIBBING – MDI, producer of standard and custom corrugated plastic packing containers, is adding 160 jobs across its four locations, with the majority to be filled at i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

New course offered at Rainy River CC offers insight to healthcare professions

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – By 2025, the United States will need to add 2.3 million new healthcare personnel to provide care for the population as it ages (according to CNN Money, May 2018). Rural areas will feel this impact even more as it is difficult to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Open and caring hearts: Living generously begins at home



Corbet and Khepra Hainey present money they raised to Nathan Thompson, executive director for North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity. Submitted photos.NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY – The Hainey family is not new to supporting North St. Louis County Hab… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Simple tips for cleaning up dog hair


 Trying to keep your house clean and fur-free with dogs is something we all struggle with, but luckily there a few tricks that make it easier. But, before we dive into the tips for cleaning up dog hair I want to make one thing clear — blankets a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

The Lost Puppy Case Files:

Houdini and chili


My tie-off after I escaped Wednesday. It’s a neat trick I learned, attaching the tie-off back to itself while I skedaddle five blocks away. Photo by the Man.I am not completely certain why the Man named me Case. I mean I know the story, and I underst… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Consumer column from the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

How to support the troops without getting duped by sham groups

Minnesota Attorney General Lori SwansonMinnesota is home to more than 330,000 veterans and, according to a recent study, the third most generous state in the country for charitable donations. This is something to be proud of, but it also makes Minnes… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Initiative urges communities to support at-risk veterans through simple actions

To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent veteran suicide with its “Be There” campaign. The campaign highlights the risk factors and warning signs for… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

My fun-filled Twin Cities mini-vacation with my husband

A visit to the Mill City Museum; enjoying friends and food


“Mill City Museum was built within the ruins of the Washburn A Mill, the flagship mill of the Washburn-Crosby Co. (later General Mills). It was the largest and most technologically advanced flour mill in the world when it was completed in 1880,” read… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Friday, Sept. 21 is the International Day of Peace

The Peace Pole reminder: Let’s all strive for peace on Earth


The Peace Pole in front of City Hall in Cook is surrounded by flowers and symbols of peace. The saying “May Peace Prevail on Earth” is inscribed on the pole in four different languages. Photos by Kirsten Reichel.COOK – A Peace Pole was planted in fro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Harbormasters Barbershop Chorus to perform at B’nai Abraham on Sept. 29

The Harbormasters with Steve LaPatka (white shirt) will perform at B’nai Abraham in Virginia on Saturday, Sept. 29. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA – The Duluth-Superior Harbormasters Barbershop Chorus will present “Home on the Range,” an afternoon of barbe… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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