A must-do adventure, but you’re gonna get wet!

Our road trip to visit the beautiful, incredible Niagara Falls


Betty and Randy Pond going over the falls. Oh my! Submitted photo.Okay, okay, let’s get this out of the way immediately. Yes, we did get suckered into buying another photo of ourselves! But, in our defense, we posed for four souvenir photos in a matt… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Memories of Dad from a loving daughter

Not expected to survive, Hupila lived a full life of 87 years


Alvar and Norma Hupila are pictured at the cabin where they lived at his dad’s resort on Snaptail Lake in Balsam Township (rural Bovey) following their marriage in 1951. The cabin was henceforth known as the “honeymoon cabin” after they moved into th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Shhh! The baby’s awake

Kids make Father’s Day (possible) special


Cute as a bug and she was all ours. Dating was fun. Getting married was exciting. Learning to live with another person in good times and bad was a grand adventure, but a baby? Now that’s spectacular stuff! I don’t need to explain how special it is wh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Safely take dogs for wilderness walks

 Hiking is a rewarding, healthy activity that can help people connect with nature. Walks in the wilderness also present perfect opportunities to get the family dog out for some fresh air. When walking dogs in wooded areas, pet owners must exerci… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Grown on The Range: The Hietala’s Floodwood River Farm



The Floodwood River begins here, flowing south from Floodwood Lake. Submitted photo.FLOODWOOD — The Floodwood River flows south from Floodwood Lake. There used to be a logging camp there—logs were floated down the river to the city of Floodwood, wher… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA launches neww health care options under MISSIONMISSIO Act

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched its new and improved Veterans Community Care Program on June 6, 2019, implementing portions of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 (MISSIO… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

DOJ drops its appeal, decision is victory for Blue Water Navy veterans

“Vietnam Veterans of America applauds the decision by the Department of Justice to drop its appeal of the federal court decision overturning Hass vs. Peake and finding Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans to be eligible for the same benefits as ‘boots on… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hometown Focus Recipes

Loving the cupcake


 June 13 is dubbed as National Cupcake Lovers Day so that’s what I went with this week. So, here are a variety of cupcake recipes to try. I’m not much of a baker, but cupcakes always seem to look good in their paper liners even if the baking ski… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Essentia Health- Virginia plans to transition care

VIRGINIA — Beginning Monday, July 1, Essentia Health will be transitioning care for those who have traditionally recuperated in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit of its Virginia hospital to its Virginia Care Unit. “By transitioning from an acute sett… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hibbing Class of 1969 plans its 50th reunion

HIBBING — The Hibbing High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th class reunion on Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14. The reunion will begin on Friday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Sportsman’s Bar and Restaurant in Hibbing. A two-hour tour of H… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]


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