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Christopher Lloyd on the Iron Range to film movie

VIRGINIA – A casting call went out in February for a feature film based on Dan Wells’ award winning novel, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER. More...

Christopher Allen Lloyd

(born October 22, 1938) is an American actor best-known for his roles as Emmett “Doc” Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Jim Ignatowski in the television series Taxi, Uncle Fester in The Addams Family and its sequel Addams Family Va More...

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Real Estate

Ad hoc committee sought to facilitate Olcott Park fountain restoration

As a young child growing up in Virginia, one of my fondest memories was when my parents would take my siblings and me to Olcott Park in Virginia. To me, it was a huge parcel of land that contained many wonders. More...


PetMD’s list of top 10 favorite large breed dogs

Leave the pampered Pomeranians to celebrities and socialites. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Prune dormant fruit trees

Fruiting trees in the landscape need to be pruned now before the buds begin to break. Pruning helps restore vigor in stock that is over 3 years of age. Pruning reduces disease and improves flowering and fruiting. More...


Decorator Challenge: Lighting 101 Remedy: Choices: Lighting is the perfect way to add excitement to a room. Proper lighting affects a room’s mood…and yours! More...

Healthy for Life

Healthy for Life

Living with the fleeting nature of time

Hello everyone! As we prepare to move our clocks forward in March I’m wondering about Daylight Savings Time. More...

Hometown Recipes

The brilliance (and economy) of braising

Some days I ask myself who I think I am, putting together a weekly recipe section for a readership that cannot be less skilled than I am in the kitchen. More...

Focus On Veterans

Commander to Congress: We face historic opportunities

Transition assistance, better treatment for PTSD and TBI emphasized

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a hearing room packed with more than 300 veterans and their families, American Legion National Commander Michael D. More...

The Veterans Education Empowerment Act

WWP supports bill to improve on-campus support for student veterans


Outdoors by Jerry McCormick

The magic of snow fleas

What is a snow flea? Turns out, that is an interesting question. They are not true fleas, that much is certain. And, over the years biologists have argued whether or not they are insects. More...

Guest Columnists

Chris Mitchum’s journey to Hollywood

Chris Mitchum began his movie career almost 50 years ago at Arizona’s ‘Old Tucson,’ the historic film studio site of numerous film and TV Westerns since the 1940s (see More...


CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) While the idea of making some sort of major move in the near future continues to interest you, don’t overlook a new possibility that could be emerging closer to home. More...


My curiosity about ginseng was piqued by the reality TV shows Appalachian Outlaws (History channel) and Smokey Mountain Money (National Geographic channel). More...

I’m in the movies!

Film “extras” learn to dance, sort of

Last Thursday we got a call from our daughter-in-law asking if we’d like to be extras in a movie. More...


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News Briefs

Iron Mining Association donates $2,000 to local food shelves during MN FoodShare month

IRON RANGE – Members of the Iron Mining Association of Minnesota (IMA) have donated $2,000 to local food shelves. More...

2015 National Weights and Measures Week kicks off a year of celebration

SAINT PAUL, MN. – Established in 1885, the Minnesota Department of Commerce Weights and Measures Division serves as Minnesota’s first consumer protection agency. More...

Women’s Wellness Night planned at Mesabi Y

VIRGINIA – Women’s Wellness Night, an evening dedicated to health and wellness, will be held at Mesabi Family YMCA on Saturday, Mar. 14, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event is open to teenage girls and women of all ages. More...

Range History

This Week in Range History

Dog teams, wardens, and poachers of the past

Sled dogs have long been a part of the factual and fictional history of northeastern Minnesota. In the early part of the 19th century, Mike O’Keefe of Tower would hitch up his dog team to go exploring for land. More...


Vitamins questioned; urban bike safety

Q: There’s a lot of talk about how vitamin supplements are unnecessary or even harmful. Do you still think I should be taking a daily multivitamin? I’m 57 and in good health. -- Harold F., Raleigh, North Carolina More...

Massage for Your Health

Causes and pain patterns of TMJ

Jaw pain, headaches, sinus pain? You may have trigger points in your jaw muscles. More...


Working effectively with diversity training session planned

MT. IRON – North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity and Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota are hosting a training session, Effectively Living and Working Within a Diverse World, to be held on Monday, Mar. More...

Essentia Health welcomes family medicine specialist in International Falls

INTERNATIONAL FALLS – Dr. Ingrid Kaijage has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-International Falls Clinic in International Falls, Minn. In addition to caring for patients of all ages, Dr. More...

DNR officer honored for dedication to state’s natural resources

HIBBING – The Minnesota Chapter of The Wildlife Society (MNTWS) has recognized a DNR conservation officer for his dedicated work in game, fish and wetlands protection. More...



Roll-top underwear, roll-top desks, and muffin-top figures

Greetings & Sallytations! More...


Arlene Carrie Eddy

Arlene Carrie Eddy, 74, Chisholm passed away on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at Guardian Angels Health & Rehabilitation Center in Hibbing. More...

William Henry “Bill” Beste

William Henry “Bill” Beste, age 92 of Fayal Township and Virginia died Saturday, February 28, 2015 in the care of the Essentia St. Mary’s East Range Hospice Team. More...

Clifford L. Schulze

Clifford L. Schulze, 85, Linden Grove Township near Cook, passed away at the Cook Community Nursing Home on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. More...

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