2020-05-01 E-Edition

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Don’t forget to respond: 2020 Census reminder postcards arriving

The U.S. Census Bureau is beginning to send reminder notice postcards to an estimated 69 million households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. About 53.4 percent of households across the country have already responded since invitations b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

May, marked officially as Military Appreciation Month

Photo (taken in Aurora) by Larry Aho. May, marked officially as Military Appreciation Month, is a time to honor the service and sacrifice of members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, Space Force and National Guard, as well as the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

People near and far living in lockdown

Creative and positive ways they are keeping busy and healthy


Bob Eddy has lots of time now for his favorite hobby. Above, he fixes and fires up a AGM 3718 AMERICAN gas lantern, a rare and unusual Art Deco-style lantern made in Albert Lea, MN. Submitted photos.Although I’m in that high-risk group who needs to s… 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.

Check your cats regularly to avoid tick infestation

Though they might be most often associated with dogs, ticks can affect cats as well. According to Blue Cross for Pets, cats are most likely to encounter ticks if they live near areas with lots of deer and sheep or in regions where other wildlife, suc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Northeast Range School spreads with joy community parade

area #NighthawkStrong in the Babbitt

  BABBITT — Teachers and staff from Northeast Range School spread some joy on Friday, April 17, as they greeted their students and families with a “We Miss You” parade through the communities of Babbitt, Embarrass, Tower, Soudan, and Ely. Around 2… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA health app available to veterans across several platforms

Through public-private partnerships with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), since early April, all veterans have been able to securely connect to their health care data online. Online veteran health care records first only available on iOS… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA mobilizes 3D printing resources nationwide to fight COVID-19

In an effort to help meet the growing demand, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) activated its 3D printing network in late March, to test 3D designs of medical equipment used by the nation’s health care providers to combat the COVID-19 pand… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Veterans have access to unlimited data while using VA Video Connect

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recently announced veterans using VA Video Connect on their TracFone mobile phones through the T-Mobile network will no longer pay for data while using video telehealth technology to connect and meet with… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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