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October brings seasonal beauty, awareness, and armor


Hi there, everyone. Welcome to October as our autumn conveys its coats of many colors. How about that wonderfully warm weather that’s been baking our Northland still in October? And come to think about it, there really wasn’t a whole lot of lawn mowing going on this past season. Our lawn was mowed maybe four times, and I truly missed […]

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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Massage may help reduce muscle pain


When we experience pain in our body, it is usually not a fun time. And yet pain is there for a reason. It is one of the ways our bodies let us know something isn’t right. For example, if we were to step on a nail and we had no nerves in our foot, we wouldn’t know we had stepped […]

Grown on The Range

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The 100-acre farm is about self-sufficiency and more


TOWER — This is a farm that, until recently, fed 18-20 people for every meal at its long dining room table. They grew three-fourths all of the food they ate. And still do. Nestled in the woods south of Tower, Minnesota, this 100-acre farm has about everything necessary to be food self-sufficient. I visited on a sunny warm Sunday in […]

SALOME’S STARS

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LEO (July 23 to August 22) This is a good week for all you fine Felines to turn your attention to some important considerations, such as your health, your job situation and the status of important relationships. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Avoid making a quick decision about a matter that needs more study. Keep your mind open for […]

A cool-down may begin in October

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 Temperatures this summer certainly were on the warm side. That was great for gardeners and honey bees but not so good for the forests up north. Hats off to the firefighters who battled the wildland blazes in the Arrowhead while temperatures wen… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

What’s on my Mind

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Weathering dark clouds and blue skies


  Our family has had some upheaval the past couple of months. It was recently determined that Fred’s 89-year-old mom was no longer able to live at her home alone. (Oops. I might get in trouble for revealing her age, but she looks really good for 8… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

The Long Line

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Learn skills to cultivate happiness despite difficult times


 “I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.” English poet William Ernest Henley wrote these courageous words in his poem “Invictus.” The poem is about holding on to our dignity despite the indignities life places before us. We may… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALOME’S STARS

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 LEO (July 23 to August 22) The pace of activity that had slowed last week now begins to pick up. This is good news for Leos and Leonas who have career-building plans that need to be put into operation. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Venus of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Whast’s on my Mind

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What is your tummy hankering for?


 Food cravings—that’s what’s on my mind. I think we’ve all been through it at one point or another—at least I have. It’s that flimflam craving for a food that sounds like the best thing ever at a particular moment in time (we could be even talk… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Normalcy slowly returns as hardworking firefighters contain wildfires

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 The smoke has cleared. Rain is falling. Temperatures have dropped. A step in the right direction for the continued efforts to contain the fires that plagued and continue to plague the Arrowhead region this summer, including the Greenwood Fire. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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