2020-02-07 E-Edition

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FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

This month’s photographer spotlight: Tim Kuzma of Britt, MN.

Photos by Tim Kuzma.EDITOR’S NOTE: Tim Kuzma is our featured photographer for this week’s Focus on Photographers article. He enjoys the outdoors and taking photographs of all things nature has to offer. Now retired, he enjoys spending time walking in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Peace UMC sees a positive impact from its Little Free Library



This Little Free Library is located at Peace United Methodist Church, 303 S. 9th Ave. in Virginia. It was formerly a bird feeder. Submitted photo.VIRGINIA — The idea for a Little Free Library (LFL) at Peace United Methodist Church in Virginia stemmed… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

LORE Libraries give International Falls children access to free books

This LORE Library, sponsored by the Rotary Club of International Falls, is located inside Super One Foods. Photos by Kallie Kantos/Perceptions Photography.INTERNATIONAL FALLS — Children in International Falls have more opportunities to read thanks to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Building community through book exchanges

Little Free Libraries promote literacy for people of all ages

These Little Free Libraries (one for adults and one for children) are located next to Moccasin Point Road at the beginning of the Greenwood Township walking and biking trail. For more information about these LFLs, read Marjorie Miller’s February 16, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Pet sitters can benefit companion animals

 Pets are special members of many households. Companion animals serve important functions, such as watching homes or acting as service animals to individuals who may need a helping hand, and the love pets offer is unconditional. Many pet owners … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Learn regulations for traveling to other countries with pets

Many pet owners now take their pets along with them when traveling. The convenience of bringing pets along may outweigh the costs associated with traveling with pets. And pet owners may rest easy knowing their pets are safe. People who plan to travel… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hometown Focus Recipes

Experiencing baking bread


 Well, I finally did it. I actually baked from scratch! May not sound like a big deal to many, but as some of the regular readers know, I am not a baker. I had some bananas that were getting overly ripe and was going to throw them out, but my se… Please register for a free account or log in […]

National Salute to Veteran Patients week

An opportunity to volunteer and recognize hospitalized veterans

The National Salute gives Americans the chance to thank the more than 9 million veterans who receive care from VA through volunteering and creating Valentine’s Day cards. Submitted photo.The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will honor hospita… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

American Heart Association praises VA genetic research

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) earned national recognition for its impact on heart disease and stroke science in VA studies published in 2019. The American Heart Association (AHA) lauded the knowledge. The studies were based on VA’s Mi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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