Enjoy parades and 5Ks, bingo, beanbags and bands

Community festivals: More summer fun throughout August!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Even though it feels as though summer is winding down, there are still many events to take advantage of in our area communities. Food, parades, live music, arts and crafts, and many other activities are offered at these festivals. Summ… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Classic car show downtown on Aug. 10


 ACTION TAKEN AT THE JULY 1, MEETING: Authorized the city to upgrade the building automation system from the outdated JAVA platform to a HTML webbased platform, making it easily accessible from anywhere that has web access. The amount authorize… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tips to make your home more cat-friendly

 Millions of people cannot imagine life at home without their cats. Cats make wonderful pets, bringing their own unique personality into a home and providing companionship to their owners. As great as cats are, millions still enter animal shelte… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

This month’s photographer spotlight: Kirsten Kepler of Hibbing, MN.

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This week in our monthly Focus on Photographer feature we present the photos of Kirsten Kepler. She enjoys sharing her outdoor pictures portraying the variety of seasons of her home state of Minnesota. – Kirsten Reichel, HTF Staf… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Five regions done, five regions to go

Gov. Walz declares end to veteran homelessness in S.E. MN

Governor Tim Walz recently joined the River Valleys Continuum of Care (CoC) to announce the effective end of veteran homelessness in Southeast Minnesota, as determined by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, U.S. Department of Housing and Ur… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

August weather outlook

The early summer warmth may turn cooler in August


 An old farmer I know passed away and my part of the inheritance was a big box of old almanacs dating back to 1925. There were plenty of Farmers’ Almanacs and Old Farmer’s Almanacs and several other lesser known books. They include the 1925 Swam… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hometown Focus Recipes

What’s new to eat at the MN State Fair?


 The Minnesota State Fair, which will be held August 22 through Labor Day, September 2, features more than 300 food vendors serving up 500 plus food options. This year the fair will add seven new food vendors and 31 official new foods to the lon… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota AgriGrowth Council visits Duluth to talk industry, relationships

DULUTH — The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council visited Duluth on Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19, to meet with northeastern Minnesota’s industry leaders during its summer board retreat. Discussion at the meeting surrounded the important relationshi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vaping also banned in public places as of Aug. 1

New law bars use of e-cigarettes in most indoor workplaces

E-cigarettes, vapes, vape or hookah pens, e-pipes, and other vaping products are battery powered devices that allow users to inhale, or vape, aerosolized liquid (e-juice). Beginning Aug. 1, 2019, Minnesota law prohibits the use of these products indo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bravo for blood donors! Give blood during August, get entered in drawing

IRON RANGE — All presenting donors at Memorial Blood Centers during the month of August will be automatically entered for a chance to win dinner and theater tickets. Though the demand for blood is constant, the supply is not—and summer is an especial… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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