“Jack of all trades and master of none” does not hold true in the case of Ben Imbertson of Hibbing who is an accomplished artist in five different fields, as well as a sportsman and a prominent contributor in fraternal organizations. Dexterous and creative, Imbertson, business manager of the high school office, has enjoyed in his spare time the pleasure […]

War dogs are veterans, too

Dogs have visual and olfactory sensory abilities that are literally superhuman, can go where a soldier cannot, and can often subdue or intimidate a foe more quickly with non-lethal force. Because of these traits, dogs have been successfully trained for many military duties and roles by modern armies for a centuries. Among the dog’s abilities that far exceed a man […]

RMHC Board of Directors Elects Officers for 2012-13

VIRGINIA – The Range Mental Health Center Board of Directors has elected its executive officers for 2012-13. Mark Muhich was re-elected President. Muhich has been a general practice attorney in Virginia since 1994 and is a past president of the Range Bar Association. He also serves as an Assistant Public Defender for the Sixth Judicial District and has been an […]

How to safely apply lipstick to your pig

If you are getting ready to sell, you are probably wondering what changes you can make to your home in a cost effective manner that will help yours stand out from what is already a market full of homes for sale. You can make a big impact by making simple changes. It is time to de-clutter and pack away pictures […]

Spring Art Expo in Cook opening events

COOK – Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) presents an Author’s Reading night featuring Catherine (Cat) Holm and Joann Bergman on Tuesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at the gallery. Holm will read, sign and sell her short story collection “My Heart is a Mountain: Tales of Magic and the Land” (Holy Cow! Press) and from her new cat fantasy […]

Range Rehab honors employees

The Iron Range Rehab Center recently honored employees with service awards during their Appreciation Dinner attended by employees and Board members. The Rehab Center would like to thank each of them for their dedication and commitment to the people they serve. The following employees received service awards: 40 years – Pat Tamminen; 15 years – Sue Doran, P;, Colleen Drow, […]

Out of the Blue

Letter to my brother Jonny

Dear Jonathan Scott: Today is the four-year anniversary of the day that you were borne to heaven in the arms of angels. Not a day goes by that you and your beautiful children are not on my mind. Davin Jonathan and Carly Anne have a new daddy now. He’s a good man. But they haven’t forgotten you. I can hear […]

Space Lift

Decorator Challenge: Using White! Remedy: There are a few keys to any successful color scheme. One is VALUE; which really just means light or dark. When working with white, layering the value of the white helps to achieve a visually interesting effect…you may know it as “tone on tone.” Two is TEXTURE; this refers to the surface quality of an […]

Salute him when his birthday comes

Authors note: Bob Dylan is turning 71 years old this week. He has been making a living playing music for over 50 years. I mean, how many people do you know that have not only worked that long, but have kept the same job for over a half a century? Over that time, the man has endured both more criticism […]


ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A heads-up alert to all freespirited Ewes and Rams: Be wary of a deal that could result in compromising your independence. Check every detail before making a commitment. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) New facts emerge that help put an irksome workplace situation in perspective. Meanwhile, pay more attention to a family member […]