2019-11-08 E-Edition

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An independent adventure

Lori’s unforgettable trip to a Thailand elephant sanctuary


Lori honors her friends Taylor and Josiah Feth and their son Augustus while standing next to Do-Do the elephant. Submitted photos.I’ve always adored elephants, which is strange considering I’m not an animal person whatsoever. I am also not an outdoor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Luck? Fate? A love story

A chance encounter in Finland was a lesson in synchronicity


Darien and Kati Arikoski-Johnson. Kati will perform a piano concert sponsored by Finnish Americans and Friends on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Virginia. Submitted photo.Mothers hope their sons will find a wife who wil… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Nov. 28: Sharing the joy of Thanksgiving A Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner is offered at St. Leo’s Hall in Hibbing



HIBBING — As I reminisce on all the Thanksgivings I have enjoyed through the years, I realize why Thanksgiving is such a special holiday to me. Thanksgiving dinner was always at our house growing up. My mother was an amazing cook, and her meals were … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

This month's photographer spotlight: Terry Johnson of Bovey, MN.

Photographs by Terry Johnson.EDITOR’S NOTE: Our November Focus on Photographers article features the work of Terry Johnson. His interest in photography began years ago as a student while attending classes at Hibbing Community College. Retirement has … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Den boxes provide nesting sites for fishers

Wildlife project researches habitat needs of forest fishers


These insulated and specially designed boxes are for forest fishers—cute, brown, mammals in the weasel family—to give the mama fishers a safe place to den and raise their young. Submitted photo.Packing out a 52-pound wooden box, deep into the wood—an… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A legacy of deer hunting trip mishaps

Chased by cows, no bullets, DST, oh my!


The opening day of deer season looms near and it’s important to remind folks there are things which can trip up a successful hunt—I know, I’ve tripped a number of times. Actually, there are hundreds of things that can mess up a hunt so I’ll share sev… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Choosing safe and durable dog chew toys

 Most dogs explore and learn about their world with their noses and mouths. Chewing is a normal part of canine development, and the ASPCA says that dogs will chew in many stages of life. Young dogs chew to alleviate pain caused by the eruption o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

K9 Max honored with the AKC Paw of Courage award

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, recently honored K9 Max, of the Lubbock Police with the 2019 AKC Paw of CourageSM award. This award shows appreciation for working canines that … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Legacy writing

Sharing stories for the future


Just what is legacy writing? My dictionary defines legacy as: “1. Money or property bequeathed to another by will. 2. Something handed down from an ancestor or a predecessor or from the past.” So legacy is something handed down and writing is just wr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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