AURORA — Two grants were awarded to Mesabi East Schools that will help cultivate the growth of the Farm2School program. This exciting program will be entering its second year, supporting local growers and producers while offering students healthy homegrown options in the. Our district is the first in this area to implement the Farm2School program. The first grant received was […]
Rosie the cat takes a nap amid the flowers and greenery at Byrns Greenhouse. Submitted photos.Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature is a help. Gardening is an instrument of gra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]
Illustration by Doug Nelson.It’s been a busy summer thus far with lots of fishing, canoeing, hiking and wood working projects. I’ve had very little time to just sit and read under the shade of the backyard tree which is something I look forward to af… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.
Rod Tuomi enjoys the water lilies that grow near his lakeside office. Submitted photo.Here I am again, sitting in my office at the end of my dock and enjoying the beautiful lake around me. I have worked a lot of overtime in my office this summer. It … Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]
I looked up to see a man and woman frantically running for their lives from angry bison. As they ran, the woman fell to the ground while her knight in shining armor ran for the hills, and the bison, which hereafter will be referred to as buffalo, cau… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]
Construction is now underway for the Miners Event and Convention Center (MECC), which will replace the Miners Memorial Building. Photo by Paul Pluskwik/PK Images.Many people have been asking what is going on next to the Miners Memorial Building in Vi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.
Illustration by Leo’s son, Dave.We didn’t need a deadly virus for me to have had an appreciation for medicine and the medical community. In fact, I’ve had a fairly regular relationship with these dedicated people for much of my life by virtue of a nu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.
Merritt House residents prepare the ingredients for a blueberry spinach smoothie while listening to instructions from SNAP-Ed instructor Chris Strand (upper left corner) via Zoom. Photo by Kelly Grinsteinner.VIRGINIA — It began with a simple question… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.