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Living With Grief Program offered in Virginia and Grand Rapids on Oct. 29 ®

GRAND RAPIDS/VIRGINIA – Each year the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) presents a nationally recognized distance learning program watched in thousands of communities across North America. For more than two decades, HFA’s educational events have been instrumental in educating healthcare professionals and families on issues affecting end-oflife care. This year’s Living With Grief® Program focuses on Transforming Loss: Finding Potential […]

ALS presents free musical programs

MT. IRON —The Arrowhead Library System presents Curtis & Loretta’s When There’s Good to Be Done, a free musical program being offered for ages 12 – adult at the following dates and locations: • Monday, Oct. 22, at 1:30 p.m. at the Hibbing Public Library • Monday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Coleraine Public Library • Tuesday, Oct. […]

October exhibit at NWFA in Cook A “Rocks, Trees and Water” celebration

COOK – There is a complex exhibit of art and craft this month at the Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) Gallery in Cook. It’s the annual members show, October Festival of the Arts. Featured also is “Rocks, Trees and Water,” a tribute and memorial exhibit honoring Sue Martin, first president of NWFA. See the exhibits on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays […]

ALS launches digital magazine collection

MT. IRON — The Arrowhead Library System, in partnership with Recorded Books, announces the launch of the RBdigital eMagazine Collection. RBdigital Magazines offers full-color, interactive digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices and apps. Patrons can browse the collection of more than 120 popular magazines with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number […]

Virginia Fire Department Run Report: Oct. 8 – 14, 2018

VIRGINIA – During the week of Oct. 8 – 14, the Virginia Fire Department was called for service 94 times: 13 fire calls and 81 medical calls. The fire calls varied from being dispatched and canceled, fire alarm activation, carbon monoxide call, public assists, elevator entrapment, motor vehicle accidents, and a smoke scare. The medical calls were 21 transfers to […]

Public event, with website demonstration, set for Oct. 25

ARTS in Ely will support, nurture local arts community

ELY – Have you ever wanted to find a choir to sing with, a watercolor class, or a jewelry-maker to create a special gift? Ely has all this and much more, and soon there will be an online directory to help Ely area artists and audiences from throughout the Arrowhead connect with one another. ARTS in Ely is developing the […]

Koochiching County chosen for child care program

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – First Children’s Finance has chosen Koochiching County to participate in their Rural Child Care Innovation Program. The Rural Child Care Innovation Program is a community engagement process designed to address the challenges of child care in rural America. Close to a dozen applications statewide were submitted and International Falls was among the initial communities in to be […]

Bards bring rocking musical to Backus

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – “Little Shop of Horrors,” a charmingly tongue-in-cheek comedy that has been produced worldwide, comes to the Backus Community Center in International Falls on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at City Drug and the Backus office in International Falls, J&D Family Foods […]

Voyageur Career Expo held at RRCC

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – Rainy River Community College hosted a successful Voyageur Career Expo on Oct. 8 for local area high school students. Of the surrounding area high schools invited, 27 students attended from Falls High School, 26 students attended from Indus High School, 13 students attended from Kelliher High School, 38 students attended from Lake of the Woods High School, […]

Ely Winter Festival supports the arts in Ely

ELY – The Ely Winter Festival board is ramping up for Ely’s 10-day celebration of winter to be held Feb. 7 – 17 2019. The Ely Winter Festival’s premier event, the International Snow Sculpting Symposium, attracts carvers from Ely, from all over the upper Midwest, and from several other countries including France this year! If you want to watch them […]


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