New Content from Saturday November 1

Chamber Ambassadors: Sanford Health - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Chamber Ambassadors: Sanford Health - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer Chamber Ambassadors: Sanford Health Bemidji Pioneer The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently congratulated Sanford Health on its expansion at the Bemidji Main Clinic located at 1233 34th Street NW with the new Edith Sanford Breast Center. Pictured from left to right in the back row are ...

New Content from Friday October 31

Business Notes Nov. 2 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Business Notes Nov. 2 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Business Notes Nov. 2 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Marco, which has offices in Brainerd, was recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in Minnesota. Marco was honored at an awards ceremony at Muse Event Center in Minneapolis on Oct. and more

Spizzo, Kavanaugh gain MRCA honors - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Spizzo, Kavanaugh gain MRCA honors Brainerd Daily Dispatch He has worked with the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce, chairing the tourism committee and serving on the board of directors. Kavanaugh serves on the MRCA board of directors and works with the Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation to...

Spizzo, Kavanaugh gain MRCA honors - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Spizzo, Kavanaugh gain MRCA honors Brainerd Daily Dispatch Between the timeshares and regular resort business, Breezy Point Resort is the largest operation in Minnesota, MRCA reported. Whitebirch, Inc. also operates Whitebirch at Breezy Point with 750 privately owned campsites, as well as Mille Lacs Island ...

Business Notes Nov. 2 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Business Notes Nov. 2 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Business Notes Nov. 2 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Marco, which has offices in Brainerd, was recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in Minnesota. Marco was honored at an awards ceremony at Muse Event Center in Minneapolis on Oct. and more

Two questions will be on the ballot in Brainerd - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Two questions will be on the ballot in Brainerd Brainerd Daily Dispatch The city of Brainerd has received authorization from the state of Minnesota to ask the voters to extend the local option sales tax. Below is information relating to this issue to help inform the public. The primary use of funds will be to upgrade the ... and more

Walkable Community Workshop ignites ideas - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Walkable Community Workshop ignites ideas Brainerd Daily Dispatch ... active transportation coordinator with the Minnesota Department of Health. This is a new effort that pulls together community leaders and residents to brainstorm solutions. The workshops - one focusing on Crow Wing County and one for the city of ...

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU earns shootout win over Gophers - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU earns shootout win over Gophers - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Gophersports.com WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU earns shootout win over Gophers Bemidji Pioneer The tie and shootout win earned the Beavers their first two points in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association standings. Bemidji State is now 4-4-1 overall and a 0-4-1-1 in the WCHA. The Gophers are now 7-0-2 overall and 5-0-2-0 in the WCHA ... College hockey: Gophers women tie Bemidji State 2-2, lose shootoutTw

Three 'Jackets make all-star team: Hodge, Persson, Brownell all extend their ... - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Three 'Jackets make all-star team: Hodge, Persson, Brownell all extend their ... Hibbing Daily Tribune HIBBING Three members of the Hibbing/Chisholm girls soccer team have been named to play in the St. Luke's Orthopedics & Sports Medicine High School All-Star Game this year. The three seniors Amy Brownell, Madison Mimi Persson and Meghan...

Area Male Athlete: Praising Pierz's unsung heros - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Area Male Athlete: Praising Pierz's unsung heros - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Area Male Athlete: Praising Pierz's unsung heros Brainerd Daily Dispatch Jake Larson, Crosby-Ironton, rushed for 223 yards and four touchdowns against Mesabi East. Soccer: Tyler Ogren, Lake Region, was named Minnesota Association of Christian Schools state tournament MVP after scoring four goals in three state tournament...

Conservative 2014 deer season will rebuild herd and challenge hunters - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

Like more than 400,000 others, I am anxiously awaiting Saturday, Nov. 8, when Minnesotas firearms deer hunting season begins.

Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56 million deal - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MINNEAPOLIS Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

MP adds power on Range for Magnetation - Mesabi Daily News - News

DULUTH Minnesota Power has extended its utility reach on the Iron Range to service Magnetations nearly completed Plant 4 iron ore concentrate facility north of Grand Rapids.

Towers dredging project resuming - Mesabi Daily News - News

TOWER (AP) The city of Tower is re-starting a multi-million dollar harbor-dredging project thats been stalled for seven years.

Protest planned before Redskins vs. Vikings game - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MINNEAPOLIS Opponents of the Washington Redskins team name hope for a large turnout for a protest at an upcoming game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Grizzlies fall at 9-Man title game, 12-0 - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

ESKO North Woods was held out of the end zone for the first time all season, and Kelliher/Northome used their stellar defensive effort to carry them to the Section 7 9-Man title Friday in Esko, 12-0

Chisholm council appoints deputy clerk - Mesabi Daily News - Chisholm Minnesota - Google News

Chisholm council appoints deputy clerk Mesabi Daily News CHISHOLM The Chisholm City Council Tuesday concluded its search for a new deputy clerk/treasurer. In a unanimous vote, the council appointed Susan Schweiss to fill the position currently held by Longtime Clerk/Treasurer Gary Krampotich, who is set ...

Chisholm council appoints deputy clerk - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Chisholm council appoints deputy clerk Mesabi Daily News CHISHOLM The Chisholm City Council Tuesday concluded its search for a new deputy clerk/treasurer. In a unanimous vote, the council appointed Susan Schweiss to fill the position currently held by Longtime Clerk/Treasurer Gary Krampotich, who is set ...

Brooklyn project: An example of revitalization and collaboration - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING A Neighborhood of Habitat for Humanity homes in the Brooklyn area is a good example of reuse and revitalization of formerly contaminated land, according to the nonprofit organization Minneso

Chisholm council appoints deputy clerk - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM The Chisholm City Council Tuesday concluded its search for a new deputy clerk/treasurer.

Hibbing woman arrested for domestic assault - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING Hibbing police arrested a female for domestic assault around 10:06 a.m. Friday from Highway 169 in Chisholm. Theresa M. Rock, 25, of Virginia, was taken into custody and was being held in th

Jeep rollover results in injury - Mesabi Daily News - News

BALKAN TOWNSHIP A Winton, Minn. man was injured as the result of a rollover at 6:29 p.m. Thursday near milepost 350 on Highway 169 in Balkan Township.

In the final days, Nolan, Mills battle out for every last vote in Minnesota's ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

In the final days, Nolan, Mills battle out for every last vote in Minnesota's ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Minneapolis Star Tribune In the final days, Nolan, Mills battle out for every last vote in Minnesota's ... Minneapolis Star Tribune Those sentiments have resonated amid the deep-blue areas in the district's northern stretches all 19 Iron Range mayors collectively endorsed him earlier this week. But the southern part of the district whose population is growing at a much ... and more

Much Obliged: Nov. 2, 2014 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Much Obliged: Nov. 2, 2014 Brainerd Daily Dispatch We, Christians for Yeshua (Jesus), would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who prayed for, prepared or participated in the first Brainerd lakes area Feast of Trumpets worship service that was held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby ...

Much Obliged: Nov. 2, 2014 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Much Obliged: Nov. 2, 2014 Brainerd Daily Dispatch We, Christians for Yeshua (Jesus), would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who prayed for, prepared or participated in the first Brainerd lakes area Feast of Trumpets worship service that was held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby ...

Much Obliged: Nov. 2, 2014 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Much Obliged: Nov. 2, 2014 Brainerd Daily Dispatch We, Christians for Yeshua (Jesus), would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who prayed for, prepared or participated in the first Brainerd lakes area Feast of Trumpets worship service that was held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby ...

Helicopter search brings no clues in Brainerd man's disappearance - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Helicopter search brings no clues in Brainerd man's disappearance - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Helicopter search brings no clues in Brainerd man's disappearance Brainerd Daily Dispatch The Minnesota State Patrol flew a helicopter over the ground surrounding the group home, Kiwanis Park and river, after a ground search of the same area turned up no clues the day before. There have been no new tips, said Brainerd Police Chief Corky... Search Continues for Missing Brain

'Wrapping' up at BSU: Volunteers prep U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for long ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

'Wrapping' up at BSU: Volunteers prep U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for long ... Bemidji Pioneer BSU criminal justice student Colbey Hullett helps put the temporary lights at the top of the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on Friday at the John Glas Fieldhouse. Scores of volunteers are helping tie the "Tree to D.C.," decorating it, wrapping it and ... and more

'Wrapping' up at BSU: Volunteers prep U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for long ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Blackduck Minnesota - Google News

'Wrapping' up at BSU: Volunteers prep U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for long ... Bemidji Pioneer BSU criminal justice student Colbey Hullett helps put the temporary lights at the top of the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on Friday at the John Glas Fieldhouse. Scores of volunteers are helping tie the "Tree to D.C.," decorating it, wrapping it and ... and more

'Wrapping' up at BSU: Volunteers prep U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for long ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Walker Minnesota - Google News

'Wrapping' up at BSU: Volunteers prep U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for long ... Bemidji Pioneer BSU criminal justice student Colbey Hullett helps put the temporary lights at the top of the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on Friday at the John Glas Fieldhouse. Scores of volunteers are helping tie the "Tree to D.C.," decorating it, wrapping it and ... and more

MN Power new magnetation plant to operate in early 2015 - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

MN Power new magnetation plant to operate in early 2015 - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Herald Review MN Power new magnetation plant to operate in early 2015 Northland's NewsCenter Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Power has announced that the new Magnetation plant on the Iron Range, scheduled to begin operations in early 2015, is set to receive the electricity it needs. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved... Minnesota Power Energizes More Iron Range GrowthMarketWa

McFadden's got momentum - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

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Craft breweries becoming a popular destination for Minnesota tourists - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Craft breweries becoming a popular destination for Minnesota tourists - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Craft breweries becoming a popular destination for Minnesota tourists Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Duluth Experience, which offers tours of North Shore breweries, along with its more traditional offerings of adventure and history tours, draws people from the Twin Cities, the Iron Range and Wisconsin. CEO David Grandmaison said that when the...

Craft breweries becoming a popular destination for Minnesota tourists - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Craft breweries becoming a popular destination for Minnesota tourists - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Craft breweries becoming a popular destination for Minnesota tourists Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Duluth Experience, which offers tours of North Shore breweries, along with its more traditional offerings of adventure and history tours, draws people from the Twin Cities, the Iron Range and Wisconsin. CEO David Grandmaison said that when the...

The Swiss Gave us the Cuckoo Clock? - Edge Center for the Arts

The Swiss Gave us the Cuckoo Clock? - Edge Center for the Arts "The Swiss gave us the Cuckoo Clock" is a line from the movie "The Third Man" that was delivered with such bravado moviegoers missed the big mistake. "The Third Man" is November's selection for the CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES shown at the Edge Center in Bigfork. Produced in 1949, the movie is Carol Reed's mystery-thriller-romance brought to the big screen about a man-hunt in Allied-occupied Vienna. It is one of the greatest film-noir movies ever and is accompanied by very unique music that may stay with you long after leaving the theater.

One injured in three-vehicle crash - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

One injured in three-vehicle crash Herald Review A 21-year-old Grand Rapids woman was transported to Grand Itasca Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 169 just south of Grand Rapids Friday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Troyanna ... and more

Nominations Accepted for Educator of the Year - News Blog

Nominations Accepted for Educator of the Year - News Blog The MnSCU Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations for Educator of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is an honor bestowed upon Minnesota State Colleges & Universities faculty to acknowledge and reward exceptional individual professional accomplishment and to encourage ongoing excellence in teaching. Central Lakes College (CLC) has been fortunate to have so many wonderful, caring, engaged and outstanding faculty in its ranks.

November Cultural Thursday Event: Cameroon - News Blog

November Cultural Thursday Event: Cameroon - News BlogOn November 6, Bemidji Schoolcraft French Instructor Megan Goplin will present on her time spent as an Agroforestry Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon. This month's event will be held in the CLC Music Rehearsal Room (E471) on the Brainerd Campus from noon to 1:00 pm. Known as 'Africa in miniature,' Cameroon is one of central Africa's most diverse countries, both culturally and geographically. As a P

One injured in three-vehicle crash - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A 21-year-old Grand Rapids woman was transported to Grand Itasca Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 169 just south of Grand Rapids Friday afternoon.

Innovative USDA App helps streamline rural renter program - Blandin on Broadband

Im trying to gather some good apps to share. Todays entry comes from an effort from the USDA to streamline monitoring of rural rent controlled apartments. The idea is pretty straightforward field staff enter their notes directly info an iPad rather than hand write notes in the field and transfer to computer later. But the app requires Internet access to update in real time Right now, a specialist inspects the property, takes paper notes and digital photos, and then returns to the office to input all the data essentially touching all the data twice to get it in our system before being able to follow up on any necessary repairs that were noted during the servicing visit.

Grand Rapids woman injured in Highway 2 crash - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

A Grand Rapids woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 2 east of Bena Friday morning.

Bigfork Valley ranked No. 2 in nation for fastest patient aid - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Bigfork Valley has been ranked second in the nation by Beckers Hospital Review for fastest patient aid, sharing the honor with two hospitals in Pennsylvania. The list was released in September and ra

Lots to think about: IEDC completes strategic plan - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Mark Zimmerman, president and CEO of the Itasca Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has a lot to think about.

Lots to think about: IEDC completes strategic plan - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Mark Zimmerman, president and CEO of the Itasca Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has a lot to think about.

New substation, transmission lines to Magnetation complete - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Business

Minnesota Power, an operating division of Allete, Inc., has built a new electric substation and constructed and energized about ten miles of new transmission lines to serve electric power to Magnetati

Inside the War Room with Stewart Mills - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Inside the War Room with Stewart Mills Northland's NewsCenter He is a very nice person and he doesn't act rich like they say. He is just one of us," Patricia and Nick Schmitz of Wadena, Minn., said. "My Great Grandfather. He is the guy that mined Iron on the Cuyuna Range," Mills said. Mills takes an unwavering ...

Inside the War Room with Stewart Mills - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Inside the War Room with Stewart Mills Northland's NewsCenter He is a very nice person and he doesn't act rich like they say. He is just one of us," Patricia and Nick Schmitz of Wadena, Minn., said. "My Great Grandfather. He is the guy that mined Iron on the Cuyuna Range," Mills said. Mills takes an unwavering ...

Inside the War Room with Stewart Mills - Northland's NewsCenter - Cuyuna Range Minnesota - Google News

Inside the War Room with Stewart Mills Northland's NewsCenter He is a very nice person and he doesn't act rich like they say. He is just one of us," Patricia and Nick Schmitz of Wadena, Minn., said. "My Great Grandfather. He is the guy that mined Iron on the Cuyuna Range," Mills said. Mills takes an unwavering ...

Arthur A. Rinta, 85, dies - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Arthur A. Rinta, 85, dies The Ely Echo He had a 30-year career with the Minnesota Highway Patrol. He was married for 58 years to a former Ely schoolteacher, Augusta and raised three children. Art enjoyed traveling with his wife Augusta, including regular trips to his former northland home ...

Saturday November 1 at the R2AC Office - Region 2 Arts Council

Our office will be open this Saturday! Drop off your Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant between 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. (Please Note: our doors will close at 5:00, and late grants will be marked ineligible). We are offering an Artist Mentor Grant Writing Workshop from 10:00 a.m. noon. 8th 12th grade students and their parents and guardians are invited to attend! Have a great weekend!

Friday News Digest - Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

Friday News Digest - Strong Towns Blog - Strong TownsAs an adult, Im not one who gets into the entire Halloween experience. Some people love to dress up and go out; Ive preferred to hand out treats and see everyone else. As a father of two girls, ages ten and seven, Im right in that sweet spot, however, for getting out and doing some trick-or-treating. We have a Princess Leia (Im proud of that one) and someone called Raven from the book series Ever After High (must admit have no clue on this one) that Ill be taking door to door tonight.

Erickson points to experience and qualifications for office - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Erickson points to experience and qualifications for office - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Erickson points to experience and qualifications for office Brainerd Daily Dispatch She is a graduate of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce's leadership program and is currently chairwoman of the Elections Committee for the Minnesota Association of County Officers. Erickson said she has the knowledge and experience to do the job... and more

What's Doing - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

What's Doing Brainerd Daily Dispatch GSS-Bethany Auxiliary will meet 10 a.m. Thursday in the Community Room, 804 Wright St., Brainerd. Special guest at our annual meeting: Mark Maturi, GSS-Foundation. Light lunch ... The event begins at 6 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., Surgeon Howard McCollister ...

Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids Herald Review On a crisp Friday afternoon in mid-October, a group of 20 students pedaled their bicycles from the west end of Grand Rapids to Itasca Community College on the east side of town. This would be their final ride since beginning this daily weekday trek at ...

Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids - Herald Review - Taconite Minnesota - Google News

Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids - Herald Review - Taconite Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids Herald Review While in Grand Rapids, the Danish students spend time learning about and visiting area industry such as Blandin Paper and Hibbing Taconite. They visit area ... By the time they return home they have a good understanding of what life is like in Minnesota.

Danish students end stay in Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

On a crisp Friday afternoon in mid-October, a group of 20 students pedaled their bicycles from the west end of Grand Rapids to Itasca Community College on the east side of town. This would be their fi

Great turnout for Castellano dedication - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News

Great turnout for Castellano dedication - The Ely Echo - Ely Minnesota - Google News The Ely Echo Great turnout for Castellano dedication The Ely Echo Over 300 people attended, including the Minnesota Iron Rangers team and coaches. Photos by Finn Bay. ... Dave Otto Merhar, former star player with the Ely hockey squad, said, Standing in this room with all these retired coaches I feel like I'm a kid ...

Jeep rollover results in injury - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

BALKAN TOWNSHIP A Winton, Minn. man was injured as the result of a rollover at 6:29 p.m. Thursday near milepost 350 on Highway 169 in Balkan Township.

MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Top officials say coal shipment delays could ... - Pierce County Herald - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Top officials say coal shipment delays could ... Pierce County Herald Weather played a role in causing an injury crash Thursday evening on the Iron Range. The Minnesota State Patrol says 18 year-old Hailey Worth of Maple Grove was heading west on Highway 169 when she lost control of her vehicle after hitting a patch of ... and more

MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Top officials say coal shipment delays could ... - Pierce County Herald - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Top officials say coal shipment delays could ... Pierce County Herald Weather played a role in causing an injury crash Thursday evening on the Iron Range. The Minnesota State Patrol says 18 year-old Hailey Worth of Maple Grove was heading west on Highway 169 when she lost control of her vehicle after hitting a patch of ... and more

Crash Course in Smart Cities with Boyd Cohen and Gordon Feller Webinar Nov 5 - Blandin on Broadband

I thought folks might be interested Get Your Crash Course in Smart Cities with Boyd Cohen and Gordon Feller What makes a city smart? What advantages do smart cities have over their less-technology-laden counterparts? What does the smart city dialog mean for your community? From Ciscos Smart + Connected Communities, to the Intelligent Community Forum, to the Smart Cities Wheel (to name only a few), there are many definitions and frameworks for what smart cities are and how they operate in the U.S.

5 Scary Money Mistakes to Avoid - Northern Cheapskate

5 Scary Money Mistakes to Avoid - Northern Cheapskate Ive made my mistakes with money. And Ive watched as others have made the same scary money mistakes (or even bigger ones). It is heartbreaking, and I wish more people would avoid making them. Scary Money Mistake: Not saving enough money. One of the scariest mistakes you can make when it comes to money is not saving enough money. A properly funded emergency fund will make sure you can weather unexpected expenses, illnesses, or unemployment.

Halloween Photos - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Halloween Photos - Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer After the event view the photos herehttp://flomdesigns.zenfolio.com/halloween

Face Your Challenges - Explore Chiropractic

Face Your Challenges - Explore Chiropractic"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." Joshua J. MarineFace Your Challenges "Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." Joshua J. Marine Amplifeied

Reppin' the Red Ribbon - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Sarah Fairbanks and Evan Kleffman, both of Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol, show pride in their fellow classmates for pledging to spread the message of Red Ribbon Week and not use drugs or alcohol Thu

Nashwauk council seeks IRRRB grant - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

NASHWAUK The Nashwauk City Council Tuesday approved assisting a growing company by pursuing an infrastructure project.

Hibbing City Council Ward C candidate Jack Lund - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Name: Jack Lund

Hooked on Halloween - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Reminiscent of a werewolf under a full moon, the home of Shawn Cameron and Cathy Isaacson is transformed into a Halloween showcase once October comes around.

Hibbing City Council Ward C candidate Marcus Damjanovich - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Name: Marcus Damjanovich

Challenger at odds with DFL state auditor - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Randy Gilbert says he is much more qualified to be state auditor than Rebecca Otto, even though she has eight years in that job.

Hospitality workers to be honored Sunday - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Hospitality workers from around the Iron Range will be honored at the third annual Spirit of Hospitality awards next Sunday at the Hibbing Park Hotel.

Keewatin gambling commission begins to take shape - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

KEEWATIN Details of a Keewatin gambling commission were finalized by the city council last week, with the first of the year still planned for establishment of the authority.

Connect Itasca innovative plan to make business case for broadband - Blandin on Broadband

Connect Itasca innovative plan to make business case for broadband - Blandin on BroadbandConnect Itasca is using an innovative tool to gather market development and business plan data for the un-served and under-served areas of Itasca County. The survey tool provides mapping, network cost estimating and social media tools to build a business case for broadband deployment. This initiative is critical because about one-third of the countys households approximately 6,000 families lack broadband that meets the state goal.

New Content from Thursday October 30

New Lodging in Babbitt - Mesabi Daily News - News

Junction Inn owner Gary Burow holds the red ribbon while his mother, Alice Satterfield, officially cuts it, opening the Junction Inn in Babbitt Thursday afternoon. The new hotel features 20 guest room

Remarkable achievement: Tromp makes state in first year of cross country - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Remarkable achievement: Tromp makes state in first year of cross country Hibbing Daily Tribune Tromp, a junior at Hibbing High School, qualified for the state track and field meet in the 400-meter dash in both her freshman and sophomore seasons, so everyone knew that she could run very fast. However, very few runners are able to make the ...

District County Campaign at Fevered Pitch - Mesabi Daily News - News

Tom Rukavina has no name identification problem in his quest to return to elective office next Tuesday as 4th District St. Louis County commissioner.

Wild beat Sharks 4-3 in shootout - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

ST. PAUL Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night.

Wolves win home opener vs. Pistons - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MINNEAPOLIS Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU looking for upset at No. 1 Minnesota - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU looking for upset at No. 1 Minnesota Bemidji Pioneer The Beavers will have to battle again this week when they travel to Minneapolis to take on Minnesota (7:07 p.m. today, 4:07 p.m. Saturday). The Gophers, once again, are the No. 1 team in the country and unbeaten at 7-0-1. Their lone blemish was a 3-3 ... No. 1 Gophers to face Bemidji St. in women's hockeyMinneapolis Star Trib

Grizzlies go for gold - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

COOK Tonights Section 7 9-Man football title game against Kelliher/Northome will most likely be all about conditioning and which team can last, said North Woods head coach John Jirik.

Nolan says 8th District ―will be close - Mesabi Daily News - News

VIRGINIA Its a real close race, said Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Thursday during a visit to the Mesabi Daily News.

The ―Touch brings back some ―forgotten recipes - Mesabi Daily News - News

Forgotten Recipes for Old Time Cooking! Some things are crying to be lost such as overcooked sea food, casseroles with overcooked broccoli, and Sponge Bob Square Pants Cereal. Just because a recipe

Class 2A girls soccer state final: Eagan 1, Eden Prairie 0 - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Jacobsen Minnesota,Jacobsen MN - Google News

Class 2A girls soccer state final: Eagan 1, Eden Prairie 0 - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Jacobsen Minnesota,Jacobsen MN - Google News TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press Class 2A girls soccer state final: Eagan 1, Eden Prairie 0 TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press Eden Prairie's Kellie Fuhs, right, puts pressure on Eagan's Jade King during the Minnesota Class 2A girls' soccer championship game at Husky Stadium in St. Cloud on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (Special to the Pioneer Press: Adam Bettcher/MN Prep Photo). and more

Red Ribbon Week wrapping up - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING Red Ribbon Week, going through this Friday, has continued the focus among high schoolers and community members in preventing drug and alcohol abuse.

Grand Rapids officers get life-saving awards - Mesabi Daily News - News

Four Grand Rapids police officers have been recognized with life-saving awards.

This Week in Range History - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

This Week in Range History Hometown Focus Mining towns of northern Minnesota were not places of beauty as they were carved out first from forest and then from the sheer determination of the settlers. It was much the same all across this nation as immigrants arrived to tame the ... Bourgin ... and more

Life Link III: When minutes matterĶ - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Life Link III: When minutes matter Hometown Focus Whether at home or at work, I often hear the unmistakable sound of a helicopter overhead or getting ready to land or take off from the Essential Health hospital in Virginia. Our home in ... In 2005, Minnesota instituted a comprehensive statewide trauma ...

Election 2014: Local candidate statements - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Election 2014: Local candidate statements Hometown Focus I'm running for re-election. Virginia is my home with Todd and our two children Mika and Kira. I am a proud graduate of Virginia High School (Class of 1994) and Mesabi College. I attended the University of Minnesota Duluth studying Studio Art and ...

Tim Riordan: Virginia School Board candidate - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Tim Riordan: Virginia School Board candidate Hometown Focus I believe that the Virginia school district offers the best choices, has the best teachers and has one of the best curriculums in northeastern Minnesota, but there is always room for improvement. New mandates from the federal and state governments have...

Essentia Health-Virginia welcomes Nurse Practitioner - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Essentia Health-Virginia welcomes Nurse Practitioner Hometown Focus Kristine Mosher VIRGINIA Nurse Practitioner Kristine Mosher has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health-Virginia. A resident of Ely, Minn., Mosher looks forward to caring for patients in northern Minnesota. Living in a rural ...

Life Link III: When minutes matterĶ - Hometown Focus - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

Life Link III: When minutes matter Hometown Focus Our home in Mountain Iron is under the direct path from Life Link III's base at the Range Regional Airport in Hibbing to the Virginia hospital. ... Trauma is the third leading cause of death in Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Health website says.

Life Link III: When minutes matterĶ - Hometown Focus - Mountain Iron Minnesota - Google News

Life Link III: When minutes matter Hometown Focus Our home in Mountain Iron is under the direct path from Life Link III's base at the Range Regional Airport in Hibbing to the Virginia hospital. ... Trauma is the third leading cause of death in Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Health website says.

MS Burger Nite in Hibbing on November 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HIBBING MS Burger Nite will be held on Thursday, Nov. 6, at Binsters Bar and Grill in Hibbing. Burger Nite is an informal social gathering for people with MS, friends, family or anyone wanting to know more about Multiple Sclerosis. The gatherings are held monthly on the first Thursday of the month. Locations vary each month.read more

MIB Community Ed offers Canvas and Chocolate class - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON MIB Community Education is offering a painting class on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 9 p.m. The class will be held in the Merritt Multi-Purpose Room. No experience is necessary. Cost is $40.read more

Senior Legal Line Q. and A.: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Senior Legal Line Q. and A.: - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaDear Senior Legal Line: read more

Haarfager Lodge #40 meeting to be held Nov. 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Sons of Norway Haarfager Lodge #40 will meet on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the Virginia City Hall Club Room. A silent auction will be held with proceeds going to the Sons of Norway Foundation. Members are encouraged to bring items for the auction.read more

AARP Smart Driver courses offered at Mesabi YMCA - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA AARP is sponsoring a 4-hour Smart Driver Refresher course on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 5 9 p.m. at the Mesabi Family YMCA. Registration can be made by calling the Y at 218-749-8020. Another 4-hour refresher class will be held in Aurora on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 9 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. To register for the Aurora class, call 218-229- 3321.read more

Happy Halloween - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Happy Halloween - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jo Bjerke Master Gardener Virginia, MN This is the spooky fun time for ghouls of all ages. Decorating the front porch for a spooktacular welcome for those daring trick-or-treaters is fun to do.read more

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Rosie Gams Decorator Secret: Dress up a fireplace How To: Right after the holidays when you take down all the glitter and gold many of us find this to be a great time to re-do one or more rooms in our home. Often the fireplace mantel is a great place for many wonderful holiday decorations and now is stripped down and looking for help!read

Pike-Sandy Womens Club hosting Halloween carnival - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

PIKE The Pike-Sandy Womens Club will host their 2014 Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 9 p.m. at the Pike Town Hall. There will be plenty of spooky games and fun for the young and young at heart. For more information about the Pike-Sandy Womens Club, contact Thora Monson at 218-749- 1535. New members are always welcome.

Pasta dinner fundraiser sponsored by United in Christ Youth - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

EVELETH The United in Christ Youth will be sponsoring an election night pasta dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 5 7 p.m. at United in Christ Lutheran Church in Eveleth. The event will raise funds for the groups trip to the National Youth Gathering in Detroit, Michigan where they will participate in a journey of service and learning in July 2015.read more

Range Fiberart Guild meeting planned - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Range Fiberart Guild will meet on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the youth room (first floor) of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Virginia. Kristine Franklin, guild member and fiber artist, will make a presentation on Guatemalan textiles, drawing from her time living in that country.read more

Rick Nolan: Tom - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Im running to rebuild the middle class. To help create more middle-class jobs by promoting our mining, timber, tourism and manufacturing industries, and reinvesting in Americas infrastructure and transportation system.read more

Tom Chapman to teach fall art classes at NWFA - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

COOK Northwoods Friends of the Arts is offering fall student and adult art classes that begin on Thursday, Nov. 6, and continue through Thursday, Dec. 11, excluding Thanksgiving. Both the student and adult classes will be taught by NWFA member Tom Chapman and will be held at the NWFA gallery in Cook. To participate, sign up prior to the class: read more

Tim Riordan: Virginia School Board candidate - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

My name is Tim Riordan and I'm a candidate for the Virginia School Board. I'm running for this position because I want to continue to help make the Virginia school district the leading choice of parents to send their children to in the Quad Cities area.read more

Essentia Health-Virginia welcomes Nurse Practitioner - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Essentia Health-Virginia welcomes Nurse Practitioner - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA Nurse Practitioner Kristine Mosher has joined the Emergency Medicine Department at Essentia Health-Virginia.read more

Foundation gives update on Ely Community Center - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ELY The Ely Community Center Foundation makes more progress in its efforts to revitalize the citys historic and much loved Ely Community Center (ECC), a 35,000 sq. ft. Art Moderne, steel and concrete structure located in the center of Ely, built in 1938 by the U.S. Public Works Administration.read more

Haarfager Lodge #40 meeting to be held Nov. 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Sons of Norway Haarfager Lodge #40 will meet on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the Virginia City Hall Club Room. A silent auction will be held with proceeds going to the Sons of Norway Foundation. Members are encouraged to bring items for the auction. read more

Election 2014: Local candidate statements - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

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Election Day stew dinner planned in Palo - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

PALO An Election Day stew dinner and bake sale will be held at St. Marks Lutheran Church in Palo on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. 6 p.m. The meal will consist of mulligan stew, homemade bread, dessert and a beverage for $7. Donations for the food shelf will also be accepted.read more

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaSCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) The facts continue to be on your side. So make use of them in dealing with any challenge to your stated position. Also, open your mind to the offer of help from an unlikely source. read more

Open mic evening upcoming at First Stage - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The microphone is open to share your own writing or to read from a favorite work on Monday, Nov. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the First Stage of the Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia. The event is free and open to the public, and is part of the ongoing Words & Lyrics series for appreciation of the written and spoken word. Coffee an will be available.read more

Free movie night planned in Biwabik - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

BIWABIK A free movie night is being held at the Biwabik Senior/Heritage Center on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. The movie, Chef, is a comedy drama rated PG-13. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a pizza and subway social.

Why Treaties Matter interactive exhibition opens at MRC - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Mesabi Range College will be hosting an interactive traveling exhibition emphasizing American Indian sovereignty as an ongoing continental reality November 2 - 23. An opening pipe ceremony for the exhibition will be held on Friday, Nov. 7, at 12 noon in the Commons at the Virginia Campus. Nevada Littlewolf will be the guest speaker.read more

Alworth Scholarships for math and science careers available - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

DULUTH If you are a high school senior planning to pursue a career in math or science, apply now for this outstanding opportunity to receive $20,000 for college. Scholarship applications will be accepted from November 1, 2014 through January 15, 2015. For eligibility information and to submit an application, go to www.alworthscholarship.org.read more

Mesabi Community Band plans Veterans Day concert - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Mesabi Community Band plans Veterans Day concert - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA The Mesabi Community Band, under the direction of Paul Helfter, will present a Veterans Day concert on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the commons area of Mesabi Range College in Virginia.read more

Unique Boutique event slated in Gilbert - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

GILBERT The 7th annual Unique Boutique will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. The event is held at the Gilbert VFW Clubs Annex.read more

Cook Hospital welcomes new physicians - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

COOK Dr. Nicholas Vidor grew up in International Falls, graduating from Falls High School. While working as an EMT on the Falls Ambulance Service, he attended Rainy River Community College graduating with an Associate of Arts Degree and later attended the University of Minnesota Duluth.read more

St. Louis County Iron Range Youth in Action receives $5,000 AT&T donation - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

St. Louis County Iron Range Youth in Action receives $5,000 AT&T donation - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaVIRGINIA St. Louis County Iron Range Youth in Action (IRYA) received a $5,000 AT&T donation today to help support its youth leadership programs and develop tomorrows leaders. The AT&T donation will help support IRYAs annual youth leadership programs, including the Make a Difference Youth Leadership Conference and the Iron Range Habitat for Humanity.read more

NY-based company offers sub-standard health insurance plans - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Department of Commerce has charged a New York-based company with tricking Minnesota consumers into buying substandard health insurance plans.read more

Quitting smoking: Breaking bad habits with hypnosis - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

By Theresa Babiracki HTF Contributor One of the most common reasons clients come to see me for hypnosis is to assist them in quitting smoking. Hypnosis can be an effective tool to help a person change this behavior. Over 30 million people in the United States have quit smoking, which proves it can be done.

Prepare for winter with food therapy - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

By Lisa Lanigan Simensen HTF Contributor Look to the seasons for the basic and most important dietary healing clues available. In the spring, energy is moving upward, in summer, outward, in autumn, downward and in winter energy is moving inward. Ancient Chinese believed the seasons to have profound c

Canine CPR methods: artificial respiration for dogs - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Canine CPR methods: artificial respiration for dogs - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesotaread more

Fairview Range awarded $12,000 grant to improve heart attack care - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HIBBING Fairview Range Medical Center (FRMC) has been awarded a $12,000 grant from the American Heart Association as part of Mission: Lifeline, an American Heart Association community-based initiative aimed at improving the system of care for heart attack patients throughout rural Minnesota.read more

Elder Services Network provides assistance to seniors - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

IRON RANGE If you are 60 years of age, Elder Services Network is here for you. Their most popular (and growing) program is the Groceries-to-Go service where a cadre of volunteers shop for and deliver groceries to the clients home. The program is a mainstay in helping seniors remain in their home, living independently for as long as possible. read more

EHV Volunteer Service Organization to hold craft fair - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Essentia Health Virginia Volunteer Service Organization is holding a craft fair with over 30 vendors on Friday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. The event features handcrafted items by local artists. Attendees should use the hospitals west entrance.read more

Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice receives prestigious award - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HIBBING Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice has been named a 2014 HHCAHPS Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide quality care as measured from the patients point of view.read more

This Week in Range History - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

This Week in Range History - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By David Kess and Margaret Sweet HTF Contributors Immigrants! The cry, What would we do without them! of the early 1900s became, What do we do with them? in the 2000s. The mines here certainly depended on cheap labor from northern and southern Europe. One out of three Slovenians left their country in

Goodbye summer, hello blues - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Goodbye summer, hello blues - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jim Christian HTF Columnist Its that time of the year when we Minnesotans lock up the cabins, put away the outdoor furniture and summer clothes, get out the plastic for the windows and change the oil on the snow blowers. Summer is over and winter is coming - the long season can affects ones mental

Anti-anxiety meds and alzheimers; acne and good skin bacteria - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Anti-anxiety meds and alzheimers; acne and good skin bacteria - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaQ: Lately, Ive been very wound up. My doctor suggested I take an anti-anxiety medicine, but I hear this could lead to Alzheimers disease. That makes me even more anxious! What am I supposed to do now? -- Lisa D., Sioux City, Iowa read more

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 211 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 211 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Sally Yuccas HTF Columnist Greetings & Sallytations! read more

VA telehealth services served over 690,000 Veterans in FY 2014 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that its national telehealth programs served more than 690,000 Veterans during fiscal year 2014. That total represents approximately 12 percent of the overall Veteran population enrolled for VA healthcare, and accounted for more than 2 million telehealth visits.read more

Expansion of Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits is part of Veterans Choice Act legislation - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will begin accepting applications by mail on Monday, November 3, 2014, for the Fry Scholarship under newly expanded eligibility criteria to include surviving spouses.read more

HEALTHY4LIFE - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HEALTHY4LIFE - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Julie Asbach HTF Columnist Its sugar season read more

MNsure urges consumers to make a plan to renew coverage - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. With less than three weeks until the start of the upcoming Open Enrollment Period, Minnesotans are encouraged to make a plan to shop again on MNsure to ensure they are getting the most comprehensive health coverage for the best price. MNsures open enrollment period for 2015 coverage beginning January 1, 2015, starts on November 15, 2014.read more

Halloween safety: Be safe, be seen this Halloween - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

The leading injury risks for children at Halloween time are pedestrian injuries, falls and burns. The Minnesota Safety Council and Safe Kids Minnesota ask parents and caregivers to think about the following tips, which can help ensure that your little ghosts and goblins return safely from trick-or-treating.read more

St. Louis County Sheriffs Office K-9s get ballistic vests - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. LOUIS COUNTY The four K-9s from the St. Louis County Sheriffs Office Kilo, Roscoe, Louie and Diesel have been awarded ballistic vests thanks to a nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and the French Foundation.read more

Range Respite receives approval - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Range Respite was recently approved by the Charities Review Council (www.smartgivers.org) as Meets Standards. The Accountability Standards are co-created benchmarks of nonprofit governance, finance, fundraising and public communication.read more

Veterans Choice Act extension offers opportunities for potential providers - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is currently accepting proposals for the Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI). The program had been slated to sunset this year, however the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act) extends the program through October 6, 2017.read more

Minnesota Dept. of Health to place advanced life-saving equipment in ambulances statewide - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

STATEWIDE The Minnesota Department of Health announced a new initiative today to place life-saving equipment in ambulances and emergency rooms across the state. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is funding the project with a $4 million grant.read more

Let Daylight Saving Time serve as fire safety reminder - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 2, and marks the 27th year of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program, sponsored by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The Change Your Clock Change Your Battery Program reminds us to change and test the batteries in our smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The message is simple and the habit can be lifesaving.read more

Breast cancer survivor: Year number 8 is a time to celebrate! - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Breast cancer survivor: Year number 8 is a time to celebrate! - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Kathy Merkel HTF Contributor Ive been a breast cancer survivor for eight years! Last week I volunteered to write a personal story for the Hometown Focus. Jean Cole said, Thats great! I have written a story annually for the past four years starting after 2007 when I migrated back to the Iron Range.

Breast cancer survivor relies on the expertise of local mastectomy fitter - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Breast cancer survivor relies on the expertise of local mastectomy fitter - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Janna Goerdt HTF Contributor VIRGINIA Joyce Wessman is a busy lady. She lunches with friends, visits with neighbors and plans to start a Finnishspeaking club. She helps her daughter, who serves as a minister at a local church.read more

Running and diet changes turned womans life around - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Running and diet changes turned womans life around - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Joyce Hobbs HTF Contributor My name is Joyce Hobbs, and I am a runner.read more

A special quiche, Salisbury steak, pork roast and more! - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

A special quiche, Salisbury steak, pork roast and more! - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota Compiled by Jean Cole HTF Editor Ive got a fun collection of recipes this week from HTF contributors. Every one of these recipes sounded delicious to me. If you try them, let me know how they turned out. And, if you have recipes to share, please send them to me! We are looking for special holiday rec

Life Link III: When minutes matterĶ - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Life Link III: When minutes matterĶ - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Cindy Kujala HTF Staff Writer [img_assist|nid=97737|title=|desc= Kids and adults check out a Life Link III helicopter on display at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Pike Sandy Britt Volunteer Fire Department in Pike on September 13, 2014. Photo by Jean Cole.read more

City of Virginia EMS on the Ebola threat - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

We are working on the possibility of treating a patient suspected of having Ebola. We have been talking with the Essentia Health Virginia Hospital ER staff and our Medical Director as well as staying up to date with the CDC guidelines. We are currently finishing up stocking the required equipment needed for the safe handling of such a patient.read more

St. Louis County on the Ebola threat - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

The risk of exposure to Ebola remains extremely low. Despite this, St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services continues to prepare, and has a response plan in place.read more

MDH establishes Ebola hot line for Minnesotans - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

As part of an ongoing effort to provide Minnesotans with information about Ebola and related precautions against the disease, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) this week established an Ebola Information Line. The number for the Ebola Information Line is 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903.read more

Minnesota hospitals identify strategy for Ebola care - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) announced today that hospitals and health systems from around the state have developed a coordinated strategy to care for Ebola patients in Minnesota. Under the plan, all hospitals in the state will continue to be prepared to detect, isolate and initially care for suspected Ebola patients.read more

"We cannot do anything for her" - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

By Patricia Carrick Nurse with Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders Sierra Leone, West Africa About Patricia: I am from a ranching family in rural, southwestern Montana where I work as a Family Nurse Practitioner in public health.

Dr. Sarah Bezek provides Ebola training in Nigeria - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HOUSTON, TX - In mid-September, Dr.read more

Essentia specialist discusses Ebola concerns - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

By Jean Cole HTF Editor DULUTH Dr. Rajesh Prabhu is an infectious disease specialist with Essentia Health of Duluth, the local go to guy when talking about the Ebola crisis. We had a chat last week.read more

Sierra Leoneans on the Iron Range discuss the Ebola crisis in their homeland - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Sierra Leoneans on the Iron Range discuss the Ebola crisis in their homeland - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor [img_assist|nid=97722|title=|desc= Sierra Leoneans now living in Angora, MN, left to right: James Kainwo, Christie (Shermer) Kainwo, Monica Caulker, Kondovoh Caulker, and Justice Caulker. Photo by Jean Cole.read more

Church News for Oct. 31 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Church News for Oct. 31 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Faith Baptist Church of Brainerd called an ordination council on Tuesday to examine their senior pastor, Chris Erickson, for the gospel ministry. Twenty pastors and messengers from 13 Minnesota churches sat on the council. Pastor Erickson presented a...

Church News for Oct. 31 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Church News for Oct. 31 Brainerd Daily Dispatch CROSBY - The annual Spirit of Christmas Bazaar will be 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Crosby. Plan extra time to browse through the crafts ranging from furniture to photography, wearables and jewelry to beautiful scarves, fresh...

DELLS DUCKS: Ducks win two of three in Minnesota - Baraboo News Republic - Edge of the Wilderness Minnesota - Google News

DELLS DUCKS: Ducks win two of three in Minnesota Baraboo News Republic 12, 13 and 14 of a group of 17-straight league road contests saw the Ducks open and close with wins in Owatonna, Minnesota, against the Steele County Blades (3-1 on Friday and 5-1 on Sunday), but, once again, the locals fell short in Rochester against ...

Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes Bemidji Pioneer This is the last weekend before the rifle deer season begins in much of Minnesota. The rifle deer season opens in most areas on Nov. 8 Hunters who haven't checked their stands are running out of time. The lack of antlerless permits this year should...

This Was Brainerd - Oct. 31 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

This Was Brainerd - Oct. 31 Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Photo) Six key figures in Minnesota tree planting history recently held a reunion at this historic Pillsbury State Forest site near Pillager. Responsible for planting millions of trees in the 60's are Bill Burnson, Cliff Carlson, Art Ward, James ...

Don't miss this chance - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Don't miss this chance International Falls Journal A recent International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce forum presented local candidates in races for elected offices. The Journal's ... The Minnesota Secretary of State's website also provides sample ballots, as well as information on where and how to vote.

Fun, fabulous and feminine - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Fun, fabulous and feminine International Falls Journal 7 at Lenard's in International Falls, with a 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. social hour followed by dinner, and games, raffles and other fun events, said Julie Ehrman, United Way board member and one of the organizers of the successful event. Tickets ... Library ...

Mustangs end Raiders season in section semis - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

The Greenway volleyball team had its season come to an end after falling to Mora, 3-0, in the Section 7AA semifinals in Duluth Tuesday.

Redskins vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan - Bleacher Report - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Redskins vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan - Bleacher Report - Greenway Minnesota - Google News Bleacher Report Redskins vs. Vikings: Breaking Down Minnesota's Game Plan Bleacher Report The Minnesota Vikings return home on Sunday to take on the suddenly surging Washington Redskins, a team coming off consecutive wins. Both teams continue to look up .... So will Chad Greenway, who bluffs an A-gap blitz before the snap. Anthony Barr and... and more

Preliminary work on Highway 2 passing lane construction between Cass Lake, Deer River begins - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Preliminary work to construct new passing and turning lanes on Highway 2 between Cass Lake and Deer River began this week, kicking off a $9.8 million dollar Corridors of Commerce project that will imp

Lodging tax helps promote Borderland tourism - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Lodging tax helps promote Borderland tourism International Falls Journal ... who at that time was associated with the Falls Motel, said Schultz. Anderson suggested implementing a lodging tax to help promote tourism. The tax was adopted by International Falls and submitted to the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce.

Conley William Janssen - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Conley William Janssen - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Conley William Janssen Herald Review After attending the University of Minnesota in 1987, I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served with distinction in the communications and facilities security fields. After my honorable discharge from the ... I serve on the Grand Rapids ...

2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree starts trek from Chippewa National Forest to Washington, D.C - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

About 500 people came out into the woods of the Chippewa National Forest to witness just the second time in 50 years that a Minnesota tree will be on display at the nations capitol in Washington, D.C

City of Tower to revisit harbor dredging project - Albany Times Union - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

City of Tower to revisit harbor dredging project Albany Times Union TOWER, Minn. (AP) The city of Tower is re-starting a multi-million dollar harbor-dredging project that's been stalled for seven years. Officials announced plans Wednesday to transform the harbor into a bustling marina. Workers have already mapped ...

City of Tower to revisit harbor dredging project - Albany Times Union - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

City of Tower to revisit harbor dredging project Albany Times Union TOWER, Minn. (AP) The city of Tower is re-starting a multi-million dollar harbor-dredging project that's been stalled for seven years. Officials announced plans Wednesday to transform the harbor into a bustling marina. Workers have already mapped ...

US Capitol tree taken down in northern Minnesotas Chippewa National Forest - Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

Yesterday the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree was harvested off the Chippewa National Forest. The event, attended by over 170 area youth, was commemorated by ceremony, dance, drumming and speeches. The story below includes mention that during her speech, Leech Lake Continue reading

City of Tower to begin dredging on multi-million dollar harbor project after 7 ... - Daily Journal - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

City of Tower to begin dredging on multi-million dollar harbor project after 7 ... Daily Journal TOWER, Minnesota The city of Tower is re-starting a multi-million dollar harbor-dredging project that's been stalled for seven years. Officials announced plans Wednesday to transform the harbor into a bustling marina. Workers have already ... Tower ... and more

City of Tower to begin dredging on multi-million dollar harbor project after 7 ... - Daily Journal - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

City of Tower to begin dredging on multi-million dollar harbor project after 7 ... Daily Journal TOWER, Minnesota The city of Tower is re-starting a multi-million dollar harbor-dredging project that's been stalled for seven years. Officials announced plans Wednesday to transform the harbor into a bustling marina. Workers have already ... Tower ... and more

Dale Adams - Herald Review - Bovey Minnesota - Google News

Dale Adams - Herald Review - Bovey Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Dale Adams Herald Review I have served on the city council since 2007. My wife, Gayle and I are lifelong residents of this community. We are both graduates of Grand Rapids High School and Itasca Community College. I worked for Minnesota Power for 34 years, retiring in 2006. and more

John Dimich - Herald Review - Deer River Minnesota - Google News

John Dimich - Herald Review - Deer River Minnesota - Google News Herald Review John Dimich Herald Review Since that time I have had a private practice in Grand Rapids and starting in 2009 I took over the city prosecutions of 10 cities Bigfork, Bovey, Cohasset, Coleraine, Deer River, Grand Rapids, Keewatin, LaPrairie, Nashwauk, and Taconite. I spend at ... and more

John Dimich - Herald Review - Taconite Minnesota - Google News

John Dimich - Herald Review - Taconite Minnesota - Google News Herald Review John Dimich Herald Review Since that time I have had a private practice in Grand Rapids and starting in 2009 I took over the city prosecutions of 10 cities Bigfork, Bovey, Cohasset, Coleraine, Deer River, Grand Rapids, Keewatin, LaPrairie, Nashwauk, and Taconite. I spend at ... and more

John Dimich - Herald Review - Marble Minnesota - Google News

John Dimich - Herald Review - Marble Minnesota - Google News Herald Review John Dimich Herald Review I also am a public defender on commitments for mentally ill and chemically dependent clients, as well as guardianship/conservatorships. I attend City Council meetings and advise the cities of Bovey, Coleraine, Keewatin, Marble and Nashwauk on legal and... and more

John Dimich - Herald Review - Marble Minnesota - Google News

John Dimich - Herald Review - Marble Minnesota - Google News Herald Review John Dimich Herald Review I also am a public defender on commitments for mentally ill and chemically dependent clients, as well as guardianship/conservatorships. I attend City Council meetings and advise the cities of Bovey, Coleraine, Keewatin, Marble and Nashwauk on legal and... and more

John Dimich - Herald Review - Coleraine Minnesota - Google News

John Dimich - Herald Review - Coleraine Minnesota - Google News Herald Review John Dimich Herald Review Since that time I have had a private practice in Grand Rapids and starting in 2009 I took over the city prosecutions of 10 cities Bigfork, Bovey, Cohasset, Coleraine, Deer River, Grand Rapids, Keewatin, LaPrairie, Nashwauk, and Taconite. I spend at ... and more

Rep. Carly Melin (D - Hibbing) - Herald Review - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

Rep. Carly Melin (D - Hibbing) - Herald Review - Greenway Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Rep. Carly Melin (D - Hibbing) Herald Review I currently serve as an Assistant Majority Leader, and serve on the Tax Committee, Capital Investment Committee, Judiciary Committee, and Early Childhood and Youth Development Committee at the Minnesota House. I'm an attorney at Prebich & Sullivan Law ...

Rep. Carly Melin (D - Hibbing) - Herald Review - Taconite Minnesota - Google News

Rep. Carly Melin (D - Hibbing) - Herald Review - Taconite Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Rep. Carly Melin (D - Hibbing) Herald Review To help students pay for a post-secondary degree, I voted for a tuition freeze at Minnesota state colleges and universities and a significant boost to the State Grant financial aid program. I also authored legislation that dedicated a greater portion ...

Justin Eichorn (R - Grand Rapids) - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Justin Eichorn (R - Grand Rapids) - Herald Review - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Justin Eichorn (R - Grand Rapids) Herald Review With an out of control spending problem and diminishing opportunities in the state, I felt called to stand up and fight for the future of Minnesota. I feel that I can be part of the equation to help bring back and keep good middle class jobs in ... and more

Minnesota Broadband Task Force October Meeting Notes and Draft Report - Blandin on Broadband

I am thrilled to be able to share the draft report discussed today at the Broadband Task Force meeting. The final iteration of the report will be the annual report sent to DEED from the Task Force and includes recommendations for legislators and others. Much of what was recommended last year was put into motion based on the report and with help from a myriad of supporters. So it is a powerful document. Most of the meeting was spent going through the report.

Strive Every Single Day - Explore Chiropractic

Strive Every Single Day - Explore ChiropracticStrive to reach your maximum potential every single day, in everything you do, and in everything you say. Be and do your best.Strive Every Single Day Strive to reach your maximum potential every single day,in everything you do, and in everything you say. Be and do yourbest. Amplifeied

Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News Herald Review Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping Hibbing Daily Tribune GRAND RAPIDS If a plea agreement is accepted by the court, an 18-year-old Grand Rapids man will spend 10 years on conditional probation in connection with a July kidnapping in eastern Itasca County. Rodney Jacob LaBrosse appeared with his... Dale AdamsHerald Review all 7 news articles

Loggers and truckers to protest - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

INTERNATIONAL FALLS Loggers and truckers will hold a silent protest over compensation Thursday and Friday by not delivering wood to the Boise Cascade plant in International Falls.

State Representative District 6A candidate Roger Weber - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Name: Roger Weber

State Representative District 6A candidate Carly Melin - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Name: Carly Melin

Celebrating history - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Members of the Hibbing Historical Society (HHS) gathered Saturday to elect board members, view a new exhibit and hear about the groups activities during the year.

Man enters guilty plea in kidnapping - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

GRAND RAPIDS If a plea agreement is accepted by the court, an 18-year-old Grand Rapids man will spend 10 years on conditional probation in connection with a July kidnapping in eastern Itasca County.

Hibbing Community Senior Center schedule Nov. 3-7 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of Nov. 3-7.

Hibbing Tourist Senior Citizens Center schedule Oct. 31-Nov. 7 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Tourist Senior Citizens Center, 1202 E. Howard St. (across from the courthouse), announce activities for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 7

City hall goes creepy - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Ghosts, pumpkins and other decorations have put Hibbing City Hall on the map of local places of smiles and screams for this Halloween. Trick-or-treaters welcome here from 4 to 6 p.m Friday, Oct. 31. C

Virginia to hold rental code meeting next month - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA A Committee of the Whole on the controversial proposed rental code for Virginia will be held some time in November.

Man charged in infant son's death ordered held without bail - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The Inger man accused of killing his infant son will remain in custody at least until his next court hearing in January.

Looking Back at October 30 - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

Looking Back at October 30 International Falls Journal A son was born today at Falls Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bublitz, South International Falls. Cpl. Fred B. Day, son of Mr. ... Pfc. and Mrs. Jerome Jensen announce the birth of a daughter at Northern Minnesota Hospital today. Pfc. Jensen is ...

Minneapolis considers making it tougher to run for office - MinnPost - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Minneapolis considers making it tougher to run for office - MinnPost - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News MinnPost Minneapolis considers making it tougher to run for office MinnPost ... Minnesota 2014 Report this week, including a number of compelling graphics about the current and projected economic status of Greater Minnesota counties. in St. Louis County, population decreased on the Iron Range (as it has for more than 50 ...

Minneapolis considers making it tougher to run for office - MinnPost - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Minneapolis considers making it tougher to run for office - MinnPost - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News MinnPost Minneapolis considers making it tougher to run for office MinnPost ... Minnesota 2014 Report this week, including a number of compelling graphics about the current and projected economic status of Greater Minnesota counties. in St. Louis County, population decreased on the Iron Range (as it has for more than 50 ...

Grand Rapids Police Department provides Halloween safety tips - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Grand Rapids Police Department wants to make sure that this Halloween is a safe Halloween.

Podcast Show 194: Steve Mouzon - Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

Podcast Show 194: Steve Mouzon - Strong Towns Blog - Strong TownsTheOriginal Green, Steve Mouzon (twitter) joins Chuck this week to preview his upcoming event --New Media Workshop in Celebration, Florida-- and to swap tips on using social media for advocacy. Strong Towns Podcast - Steve Mouzon Some of the sitesdiscussed in the podcast include:BufferTweetdeckVineKloutOG.tvPinterestDigital Goods StoreiContactpaper.li

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