New Content from Friday November 28

Thankful - Explore Chiropractic

Thankful - Explore Chiropractic"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving." W.T. PurkiserThankful "Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving." W.T. Purkiser Amplifeied

Online seminar on Northern Long-Eared Bats and forest management - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The northern long-eared bat has been proposed to be federally listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. The primary cause of decline is from a fungus called white-nose syndrome

―Bag It conversation to be held Dec. 4 at the library - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Grand Rapids Area Library and Earth Circle, a local environmental action organization, combine efforts to bring awareness to the public about the world-wide impact of using plastic bags. On Thursday,

Hibbing Community Senior Center schedule Dec. 1-5 - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The Hibbing Community Senior Center, located at the Memorial Building, announces activities for the week of Dec. 1-5.

Hibbing Tourist Senior Citizens Center schedule Nov. 28-Dec. 5 - 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 Nov. 28-Dec. 5.

Grand Gathering sparks ideas - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Grand Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Grand Gathering sparks ideas Hibbing Daily Tribune But the only examples of community gatherings similar to the Grand Gathering that was held in Grand Rapids on Saturday were ones held in Canada, which suggested that this might have been the very first one ever organized in the United States. Aside ... and more

Offender to locate in Nashwauk - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Offender to locate in Nashwauk - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News Hibbing Daily Tribune Offender to locate in Nashwauk Hibbing Daily Tribune ... to two counts of inducing or soliciting prostitution of an individual and one count of soliciting a child for sexual conduct in St. Louis County Court in Hibbing. He is being released around Dec. 1, according to the Minnesota Department of ...

Grand Gathering sparks ideas - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

The organizers knew they werent doing anything entirely original; that wasnt the idea. But the only examples of community gatherings similar to the Grand Gathering that was held in Grand Rapids on S

Offender to locate in Nashwauk - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

GRAND RAPIDS A level III sex offender is planning to reside in Nashwauk upon his release from Minnesota Correctional Facility Moose Lake.

Girls locker room - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Work is underway to provide girls involved in hockey at the Miners Memorial Building with their own locker room.

Youngsters tell tale of Thanksgiving - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Dressed as pilgrims and Native Americans, pre-kindergartners dance to The Turkey Pokey for their parents and grandparents during a Thanksgiving program.

$8,000 a month Virginia city attorney contract OKd - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Tom Butorac will be on a contract for legal advice and duties next year, not on staff as a city employee.

Sheriff's report - 141126 - Aitkin Independent Age - McGregor Minnesota - Google News

Sheriff's report - 141126 - Aitkin Independent Age - McGregor Minnesota - Google News Aitkin Independent Age Sheriff's report - 141126 Aitkin Independent Age Fourteen motor vehicle accidents were reported in the county during the week at locations that included: 310th Ave Nov. 12, undisclosed location, Nov. 13, State Hwy. 169 Nov. 13, a vehicle in the ditch Nov. 13, in the Aitkin area Nov. 14, State Hwy. 65 ...

A show for Warm Hands, Warm Hearts - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

A show for Warm Hands, Warm Hearts - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News Aitkin Independent Age A show for Warm Hands, Warm Hearts Aitkin Independent Age 6 at Westside Church in Aitkin. After expenses, the proceeds will go toward an Aitkin High School senior's civics class project called Warm Hands Warm Hearts. Senior Breonna Yaggy, Marianne's daughter, is collecting warm outdoor clothing (hats ...

#blackfridayparking - Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

#blackfridayparking - Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns#blackfridayparkingTake a Picture | Share it | Tell OthersSnap photos of the parking lots in your community on Black Friday. Upload them to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #blackfridayparking. When you upload your photo, turn on location for your Tweet and include in your post your estimate for the percentage of the lot occupied by parked cars (eg. 40%).#blackfridayparking Tweets Check back here throughout the day for a live feed of photos and Tweets. Many thanks to Lou Huang for coding the participation map on this page and for helping us think of ways to make this event even more impactful.

New Content from Thursday November 27

MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State Bemidji Pioneer Bemidji State players (from left): Sam Windle, Charlie O'Connor and Sam Rendle deliberate after teammate Nate Arentz is sent to the penalty box during Saturday's game against Bowling Green. Enoch Wu | Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune...

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State, Minnesota-Duluth set for top-10 clash - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State, Minnesota-Duluth set for top-10 clash - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State, Minnesota-Duluth set for top-10 clash Bemidji Pioneer However, this recent run of games in which they took five points from Minnesota and all six from North Dakota have the Beavers on a roll. UMD is also on fire, having won nine straight games after starting the season 1-4-2. "Obviously we're playing a ... Men's hockey: Tech graduate is back at BSU as assistantSt.

MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State - Bemidji Pioneer - Walker Minnesota - Google News

MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State - Bemidji Pioneer - Walker Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU hopes to finally get some breaks against St. Cloud State Bemidji Pioneer With BSU trailing 2-1 and under a minute left against Bowling Green, Walker picked up a loose puck right in front of his goaltender and blindly turned and whipped the puck off the boards. A puck that normally would have been a simple clearance ... BSU ... and more

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers rout Morris 89-67 in final nocnonference test - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers rout Morris 89-67 in final nocnonference test - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers rout Morris 89-67 in final nocnonference test Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- Senior Brock Lutes scored 18 points and sophomore Ben Best put up 13 for the Bemidji State men's basketball team in an 89-67 nonconference victory over University of Minnesota-Morris Tuesday at the BSU gymnasium. Advertisement. UMD Women's Hockey Faces Off At Bemidji This WeekendKDAL

―GETTING PUMPED - Mesabi Daily News - News

GILBERT Walk into Northland Small Engine and youre likely to find owner Paul Turja with his hands buried deep in the engine compartment of a snowmobile.

Fire totals two-story complex in Hibbing - Mesabi Daily News - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Fire totals two-story complex in Hibbing - Mesabi Daily News - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter Fire totals two-story complex in Hibbing Mesabi Daily News HIBBING An estimated 70 emergency personnel gave up several hours of their Thanksgiving Day activities to fight a massive fire in a two-story, multi-unit complex on the west side of Hibbing Thursday. The Hibbing Fire Department received a report ... 3 Residents Escape Hibbing Apartment FireWDIO-TV Massive apartment

Fire totals two-story complex in Hibbing - Mesabi Daily News - News

HIBBING An estimated 70 emergency personnel gave up several hours of their Thanksgiving Day activities to fight a massive fire in a two-story, multi-unit complex on the west side of Hibbing Thursday

TWO-ALARM FIRE - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING An estimated 70 emergency personnel gave up several hours of their Thanksgiving Day activities to fight a massive fire in a two-story, multi-unit complex on the west side of Hibbing Thursday

Grand Gathering looks at Itasca County needs - Mesabi Daily News - News

The organizers knew they werent doing anything entirely original; that wasnt the idea. But the only examples of community gatherings similar to the Grand Gathering that was held in Grand Rapids on S

Chisholm school taxes may be 7-8% below projections - Mesabi Daily News - News

CHISHOLM Taxpayers in the Chisholm School District could see a decrease of 7 to 8 percent below the amount projected on their preliminary property tax statements recently sent out by St. Louis Count

Project looks at homelessness, lack of affordable housing - Mesabi Daily News - News

In early 2013, a concerned group of local stakeholders came together to address Itasca Countys lack of affordable housing. This group included professionals from housing agencies and others intereste

Ruud to conduct meetings next month - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Ruud to conduct meetings next month Brainerd Daily Dispatch ... next month. By Brainerd Dispatch on Nov 27, 2014 at 8:05 p.m. ... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, State Office Building, Room 25 St. Paul, MN 55155, by phone at 651-296-4913, or via email at sen.carrie.ruud@senate.mn. Advertisement.

Gardening class in December - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Gardening class in December Brainerd Daily Dispatch Free Master Gardener classes through the University of Minnesota (UMN) Extension Crow Wing County Master Gardeners will take place at the Brainerd Public Library through December of 2015. Class topics range from garden tools to...

GRATEFUL GREATS - Mesabi Daily News - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

GRATEFUL GREATS - Mesabi Daily News - Virginia Minnesota - Google News Mesabi Daily News GRATEFUL GREATS Mesabi Daily News VIRGINIA The Thanksgiving holiday is a uniquely American tradition. Like any national time of .... Roy Nystrom, longtime Albert Lea boys' hockey head coach and 2014 Minnesota High School Hockey Hall of Fame inductee. *Kevin McHale former NBA...

GRATEFUL GREATS - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

GRATEFUL GREATS - Mesabi Daily News - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Mesabi Daily News GRATEFUL GREATS Mesabi Daily News I am thankful that I live in Eveleth on the Iron Range. It is a great community to grown up in and be able to call home. Lastly, I am thankful for the opportunities I have received through curling. It is a great lifetime sport. It is growing across the ... and more

Hanson, Lexvolds win bench press competition - Mesabi Daily News - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Hanson, Lexvolds win bench press competition Mesabi Daily News Virginia High School graduate, University of Minnesota-Duluth student and Gay Games medal winner Blaine Hanson won the Men's Open 220 with a lift of 425 pounds (1.992 ratio). Fellow Virginian Chad Lexvold placed fourth in the event after a lift of 220... and more

GRATEFUL GREATS - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA The Thanksgiving holiday is a uniquely American tradition. Like any national time of celebration, Thanksgiving has been observed, captured and remembered in many ways throughout our country

GOPHERS VERSUS BADGERS: QB platoon maturing for No. 14 Wisconsin - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

MADISON, Wis. A two-quarterback system is working out just fine after all for No. 14 Wisconsin.

Hanson, Lexvolds win bench press competition - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA Nineteen Iron Range weight lifters along with two competitors from Wisconsin and one from Woodbury went head-to-head Tuesday in the 10th Annual Gordy Oie Memorial raw bench press event at M

Hibbing's Schilla earns Best Lifter award - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing's Schilla earns Best Lifter award Hibbing Daily Tribune Virginia High School graduate, University of Minnesota-Duluth student and Gay Games medal winner Blaine Hanson won the Men's Open 220 with a lift of 425 pounds (1.992 ratio). Fellow Virginian Chad Lexvold placed fourth in the event after a lift of 220... and more

Hibbing's Schilla earns Best Lifter award - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Hibbing's Schilla earns Best Lifter award Hibbing Daily Tribune VIRGINIA Nineteen Iron Range weight lifters along with two competitors from Wisconsin and one from Woodbury went head-to-head Tuesday in the 10th annual Gordy Oie Memorial Raw Bench Press Event at Mesabi Range Community College. The event... and more

Church News - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Church News Brainerd Daily Dispatch The residents of the Central Minnesota Campus in Brainerd will perform a number of songs as well as share their stories of hope and healing from addiction. Dates include Dec. 14 at Bethel Lutheran Church, Brainerd, and Church on the Wise Road, Brainerd ...

Jim Gilbert's Nature Notes: Freeze-up time for Minnesota lakes - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

Jim Gilbert's Nature Notes: Freeze-up time for Minnesota lakes Minneapolis Star Tribune Here are a few freeze-up dates from 2013: Sawbill Lake in Cook County, Nov. 12. Lake Hendricks in Lincoln County, Nov. 22. Woman Lake at Longville, Nov. 24. Lake Minnetonka, Nov. 29. Lake Mille Lacs, Dec. 4. Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet, December 6...

MPCA completes draft analysis on Wild Rice Sulfate Study - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

MPCA completes draft analysis on Wild Rice Sulfate Study - Northland's NewsCenter - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Northland's NewsCenter MPCA completes draft analysis on Wild Rice Sulfate Study Northland's NewsCenter Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has completed the Draft Analysis of the Wild Rice Sulfate Standard Study. The analysis compiles the results of a two year study looking at the effects of sulfate and other substances on... and more

Twin Cities Dailies Look at Broadband Disparities (and Funding) Around Minnesota - Blandin on Broadband

Happy Thanksgiving! Right this moment Im thankful for my mobile hotspot, my dad who loves to drive and my sister in Chicago who is cooking everything! And Im thankful that broadband is making the dailies. There were two articles (one in the Pioneer Press and one in the Star Tribune) that spoke about the disparity in broadband access in Minnesota. The Minneapolis Star Tribune highlighted the Minnesota Broadband Fund and the 40 applications noting that the applicants total request came to $42.2 million.

'Minnesota Nice' to 'Cayman Kind' - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News

'Minnesota Nice' to 'Cayman Kind' - International Falls Journal - International Falls Minnesota - Google News International Falls Journal 'Minnesota Nice' to 'Cayman Kind' International Falls Journal During the next couple months, several back-and-forth emails were exchanged before a film crew came to International Falls in September to start shooting for the show. The crew followed Heinle, her husband and two of her sons around the community for...

Grand Gathering sparks ideas - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The organizers knew they werent doing anything entirely original; that wasnt the idea. But the only examples of community gatherings similar to the Grand Gathering that was held in Grand Rapids on S

Wreaths For the Fallen needed - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The latest census report from the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery indicates WreathsForTheFallen.org will have to deliver and place several hundred more wreaths this year than last December.

Aitkin a site for medical marijuana distribution? - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Aitkin a site for medical marijuana distribution? Aitkin Independent Age Aitkin is one of four sites in Minnesota considered as a distribution center for medical marijuana as the program is implemented over the next several months. This information was presented by Police Chief Tim Catlin to the Aitkin City Council at its ...

Keep on proving: Bemidji's Kayla Hirt works her way into the starting lineup ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

Keep on proving: Bemidji's Kayla Hirt works her way into the starting lineup ... - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer Keep on proving: Bemidji's Kayla Hirt works her way into the starting lineup ... Bemidji Pioneer The major obstacles she had to overcome were torn ligaments on each knee that prevented her from playing her senior year at Bemidji High School and her freshman year at Minnesota. "I have become more comfortable," she said. "The toughest transition...

BSU's Triplet Threat: Fitzgerald brothers already adjusting to college game - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News

BSU's Triplet Threat: Fitzgerald brothers already adjusting to college game - Bemidji Pioneer - Bemidji Minnesota - Google News Bemidji Pioneer BSU's Triplet Threat: Fitzgerald brothers already adjusting to college game Bemidji Pioneer Yes, the Bemidji State freshmen are triplets. And the three starred in a terrible movie when they were young boys. And ever since they started to excel as players, they've taken questions about both hockey and Hollywood. "It gets pretty tired sometimes ...

New winter walleye rules for Upper Red Lake - Sioux City Journal - Mille Lacs Lake Minnesota - Google News

New winter walleye rules for Upper Red Lake Sioux City Journal DNR officials are still concerned about the walleye population in Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota Public Radio News reported. It will take time for the population in the central Minnesota lake to recover from the lowest numbers it's seen in decades ... and more

New Content from Wednesday November 26

WICKED Cherrywood Challenge to be on display - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

WICKED Cherrywood Challenge to be on display Brainerd Daily Dispatch Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabrics, a Brainerd business that makes fabric for quilters and sewists all over the world, participated in the WICKED Cherrywood Challenge and will have its display open Friday at The Cherrywood Store, located in Colorz Quilt Shop ...

Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 27 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News

Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 27 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Iron Range Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 27 Brainerd Daily Dispatch Dancers in the shows range from age 3 to adult. The show theme is Believe and the finale will feature ... The St. Francis Chorale groups are sponsored by a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature. For ... and more

Small Business Saturday - Mesabi Daily News - News

Small Business Saturday, now in its fifth year nationwide, continues to grow in interest and activities.

Here Comes Santa Claus, Here Comes Santa Claus, Right to the Mesabi Daily News - Mesabi Daily News - News

VIRGINIA Santa Claus is coming to the Mesabi Daily News twice before his big and busy night on Christmas Eve.

Holiday Heritage Festival in Aurora - Mesabi Daily News - News

AURORA The annual Holiday Heritage Festival in Aurora has events planned throughout Dec. 11-13.

Ely Community Celebration - Mesabi Daily News - News

ELY The Miners Dry House in Ely will be a delight this holiday season especially for children.

Weihnachtsfest - Mesabi Daily News - News

BIWABIK Weihnachtsfest is a magical evening every December, with plenty of music, food and beverages.

EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR GIANTS RIDGE - Mesabi Daily News - News

BIWABIK Mother Nature gave the Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort and early Christmas gift of wintry cold and some snow the past few weeks.

Two injured in three-vehicle crash - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Two injured in three-vehicle crash - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News Brainerd Daily Dispatch Two injured in three-vehicle crash Brainerd Daily Dispatch ... ground ambulance to the Brainerd hospital, in a three-vehicle crash reported at 1:44 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 210 and 24th Avenue Southwest, about eight miles west of Baxter and four miles east of Pillager, reported the Minnesota...

THANKS for SERVING - Mesabi Daily News - News

VIRGINIA Sarah Poppemas husband served in the U.S. Army for seven years and so she knows first-hand how difficult holidays can be for those who are away from loved ones and home.

Early Shopping - Mesabi Daily News - News

Holiday shoppers appear to be trending toward earlier buying habits that spread out the busiest retail time of the year.

Roads should be dry for Thanksgiving Day - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

Roads should be dry for Thanksgiving Day Brainerd Daily Dispatch Brainerd will see a high of 9 degrees during the day, with a 5 mph calm wind and a chance of 1-3 inches of snow is expected Thursday night, reports the National Weather Service (NWS) in Duluth. Snow is expected to begin at 7 p.m., around the time when ... and more

Giving Time of the Year - Mesabi Daily News - News

VIRGINIA Tis the season for giving for toys brightening the faces of youngsters, for the sound of bells, for families sharing meals.

Vikings: What happens after Adrian Petersons reinstatement hearing? - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

Adrian Petersons fate is in the hands of an arbitrator selected by the NFL and Players Association to determine whether commissioner Roger Goodell can discipline him after the Vikings running back se

- Froggy's Sports News

November 26, 2014 Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Froggy and the gang

Former Devil now an Olympian - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

VIRGINIA Casey Myhre has accomplished a lot in his hockey career and he has just taken things one step further.

Column: Sports world provides a lot to be thankful for today - Mesabi Daily News - Sports

Its that time of year again. A time to give thanks for the love and support from friends and family, for continued or improved health, or in my case, both of the above plus warm weather and a cornuco

Real Estate - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Real Estate Hometown Focus VIRGINIA Mesabi Range College will present alumni Keith Secola in concert on Thursday, Dec. 4, at noon in the Theatre. ... Secola is Anishinabe (Ojibwa) originally from the Mesabi Iron Range country of northern Minnesota. For more information, visit... and more

8th District horticultural society sponsors youth scholarship - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

8th District horticultural society sponsors youth scholarship Hometown Focus Haglund can be reached at 218-749-3316, midwaygardener@yahoo.com or 29 Cuyuna Drive, Virginia, MN 55792. For more information about this scholarship or the Minnesota State Horticultural Society 8th District, contact Haglund at 218-290-3094.

E-2 alternative recommended for Hwy. 53 relocation - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

E-2 alternative recommended for Hwy. 53 relocation Hometown Focus VIRGINIA MnDOT Commissioner Charles Zelle announced MnDOT's recommendation for the rerouting of Hwy. 53 at a public meeting in Virginia last week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is recommending the E-2 route as the preferred...

Scheuring Speed Sports and Planet X - Hometown Focus - Virginia Minnesota - Google News

Scheuring Speed Sports and Planet X Hometown Focus In the days to come and into March, 2015, the transporter will be a continuous hive of activity filled with workers and race machines while putting on hundreds of miles to ISOC (International Series of Champions) race events in Minnesota, North and ... and more

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Rosie Gams Decorator Secret: Choosing bath linens Choices: read more

Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee seeks applicants - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

STATEWIDE The Department of Natural Resources, the Metropolitan Council and the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission are seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.read more

Giving Thanks - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Giving Thanks - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jo Bjerke Master Gardener Virginia, MN Gardeners know the importance of the bountiful produce brought in from the backyard. That produce will help sustain them for another year. The hours spent cultivating and harvesting those precious items are multiplied when shared with others.

8th District horticultural society sponsors youth scholarship - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

NORTHEASTERN MN The Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS) 8th District is offering two $500 and one $250 scholarships to youth graduating from a high school (or equivalent) in the 8th district area who will be attending a college or technical school after graduation. The 8th district area includes Itasca, St. Louis, Koochiching, Cook, Lake and Carlton counties.read more

Iron Rangers Fazio named player of the week by SIJHL - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

THUNDER BAY, Ont. The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Thomas Fazio of the Minnesota Iron Rangers has been named the Amyottes Awards & Promotions Corp. player of the week for the period ending Nov. 23.read more

Hunters register 111,000 deer through third weekend - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

STATEWIDE Minnesota hunters registered 111,000 deer through the third and last weekend of firearms deer season, down 31,000 from the same period in 2013, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.read more

Craft event planned at Ely Lake - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ELY LAKE A New Boutique, a first-time event, will be held at Ely Lake on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. A number of local women will have their crafts displayed throughout the home for gift giving ideas. The event will take place at 4688 Cedar Island Drive in Eveleth. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Free health program at Mt. Iron library - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON Anne Flaim, C.F.N.P. at Fairview Mesaba Clinic Mt. Iron will present a free, informational medical program covering various health issues on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the Mt. Iron Public Library. Topics to be discussed include chronic disease, cholesterol management and high blood pressure. For questions, call the library at 218-735-8625.

Mesabi UU Church program notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Rev. Eric Northard will speak at Mesabi Unitarian Universalist Church in Virginia on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m. His topic will be: The Perfect Gift, an exploration of how to keep perspective in the season of holiday gift-giving in an increasingly commercial environment that emphasizes giving things as leading to happiness and more fulfilling relationships.read more

Consumers reminded to avoid dangerous toys this holiday season - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SAINT PAUL As shoppers start making their holiday lists, the Minnesota Department of Commerce reminds families to stay vigilant about toys and product safety. Be safe and shop smart to keep dangerous toys and products away from your family this holiday season, and all year round.read more

DNR reminds parents of ice danger to children - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

ST. PAUL A mix of warm and cold weather across Minnesota has created inconsistent ice on lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Natural Resources is warning parents to keep an eye on their children this Thanksgiving as they visit friends and family who live near bodies of water. Last winter season (November to April), three people died after falling through the ice.read more

Voices of Reason choir concert slated for Dec. 7 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Voices of Reason choir concert slated for Dec. 7 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaHIBBING Voices of Reason, a chamber choir in Hibbing under the direction of Roy Berg, begins their eighth season with a concert of Christmas music on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hibbing.read more

Holiday Craft Show upcoming at Mesabi Mall - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

HIBBING A Holiday Craft Show will be held at the Mesabi Mall in Hibbing on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6. Hours are Friday from 9 a.m. 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. 3 p.m. To read more features and news, visit Hometownfocus.us, or download our free app at discovermn.us.

General Waste announces landfill expansion in Keewatin - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

KEEWATIN General Waste, located in Keewatin, announced the major expansion of their landfill with its new Industrial Lined Landfill. The 34-acre Minnesota Pollution Control permitted site consists of the new 2.5 acre industrial lined cell with 31.5 permitted acres for future expansion and a life expectancy of 25-30 years.read more

MRC presents Keith Secola in concert Dec. 4 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA Mesabi Range College will present alumni Keith Secola in concert on Thursday, Dec. 4, at noon in the Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.read more

MS Burger Nite in Bovey on December 4 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

BOVEY MS Burger Nite will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m. at Nana Chelles Caf in Annabellas in Bovey. 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

Enjoy food, crafts, lights, music and fireworks in Biwabik - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

BIWABIK Biwabiks annual Weihnachtsfest will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6. The fun begins at 11 a.m. and culminates at 6 p.m. with carols, lighting of the Christmas trees and Honk the Moose, and fireworks.read more

Mountain Iron meeting notice - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON The regular meeting of the Mt. Iron Economic Development Authority, scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3, has been canceled.

Range Fiberart Guild meeting announcement Habitat for Humanity seeks help with direct mail - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA The Range Fiberart Guild will meet on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. in the youth room (first floor) of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Virginia.read more

Lions Club to collect food - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

MT. IRON The Mt. Iron Lions Club will have a Holiday Food Shelf Drive collection box at Floor to Ceiling in Mt. Iron-Virginia from Monday, Dec. 1 through Monday, Dec. 15. The public is invited to drop off nonperishable food items at this collection site. Floor to Ceiling is located at 8401 Enterprise Drive NE in Virginia.

E-2 alternative recommended for Hwy. 53 relocation - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

VIRGINIA MnDOT Commissioner Charles Zelle announced MnDOT's recommendation for the rerouting of Hwy. 53 at a public meeting in Virginia last week.read more

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaSCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Take some time out to give more attention to a personal relationship that seems to be suffering from a sense of emotional neglect. Provide that much-needed reassurance. read more

Tradition, Schism, and Continuity in Minnesotas Communities of Faith - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Tradition, Schism, and Continuity in Minnesotas Communities of Faith - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Doug Rossinow Photograph taken on December 27, 1889 of the interior of the second Cathedral of St. Paul decorated for the consecration of three bishops: Father John Shanley, Father Joseph Cotter, and Father James McGolrick.read more

John Strauss: The St. Paul Craftsman of Ice Skates - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

John Strauss: The St. Paul Craftsman of Ice Skates - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Molly Huber Dear Readers, This week we share some entries from Minnesota Historical Societies Minnesota Encyclopedia (mnopedia.org), a great place for brief profiles of interesting topics of historical interest.read more

Undescended testes in infants; autism and pesticides connection - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Undescended testes in infants; autism and pesticides connection - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaQ: Our neighbors son just underwent a procedure for an undescended testicle. Hes only 10 months old. That seems like a lot to put him through. Was that really necessary? -- Talia P., Sacramento, California read more

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 215 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 215 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Sally Yuccas HTF Columnist Greetings & Sallytations! read more

Healthy for Life - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Healthy for Life - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Julie Asbach HTF Columnist Well kids, the month you have been waiting for is finally here! Despite any unwelcoming weather or circumstances its a perfect time to be prepared and organized to face those challenges head on. Lights are gleaming bright to inspire our spirits to guide the way through this celebrated month.

Turkey transformations - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Turkey transformations - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota Compiled by Jean Cole HTF Editor We got our turkey this year from Marks Country Market in Angora, MN. Their turkeys are free-ranging and dont have any nasty additives in them. Yay! I hope we have a lot of leftover meat so we can try these yummy-sounding recipes, which came to us courtesy of Family Fe

Focus Veteranson - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Focus Veteranson - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaAt the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), we have one of the most noble and inspiring missions in Government. I accepted this job and joined this mission to better serve youour Veteransand improve the delivery of the care and benefits you have earned.read more

DNR auction in Grand Rapids set for Dec. 6 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

GRAND RAPIDS The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public auction of surplus equipment Saturday, Dec. 6, at 9:30 a.m. in Grand Rapids at the DNR northeast regional office, 1201 East Highway 2, Grand Rapids.read more

Fortune Bay to host free Kids Safari Christmas party on Dec. 7 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Fortune Bay to host free Kids Safari Christmas party on Dec. 7 - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaTOWER Fortune Bay Resort Casino is once again providing a free Kids Christmas Party to area children. This is our way of giving back to the communities that we serve, said Fortune Bay HR Administrator Rochelle Bristol, who coordinates the annual party. We feel fortunate that we are able to do this and are extremely excited about this years party.read more

Cold weather pet safety tips from the AVMA - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Cold weather pet safety tips from the AVMA - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaYoure probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets health? Here are some tips to keep your pets safe during cold weather:read more

The intricacies of ringing handbells: Who knew? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

The intricacies of ringing handbells: Who knew? - Hometown Focus - Virginia, MinnesotaEditors note: While Madeline and Meghan emphasized that anyone may play in a handbell choir without musical training, the ringing of a handbell can indeed become quite a sophisticated talent. Here, from Wikipedia, is a brief summary of the different ringing techniques employed by handbell musicians.read more

Advent Concert to feature Strikepoint - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Advent Concert to feature Strikepoint - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Jean Cole HTF Editor MT. IRON - I first heard a handbell ensemble years ago during the holiday season, and thought it was beautiful. I dont remember what group it was, but the memory stuck with me. When Pastor Kristin Foster of Messiah Lutheran Church in Mt.read more

Young racers practice at Planet X too - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Young racers practice at Planet X too - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Cindy Kujala HTF Staff Writer AURORA It wasnt all professional Snocross racers on the track at Planet X this past weekend. Also working the track were Matt LaMourea, age 10, of Eveleth and 11-year-old Makenna Kleiman of Duluth.read more

ISOC, ACSS announce deal with CBS Sports Network - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

NORTH BRANCH, Minn. (September 6, 2014) Officials with the International Series of Champions (ISOC) in conjunction with the 48th annual Hay Days event announced today a multi-year deal between AMSOIL Championship Snocross, powered by Ram, and CBS Sports Network.read more

Scheuring Speed Sports and Planet X - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota

Scheuring Speed Sports and Planet X - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota By Cindy Kujala HTF Staff Writer AURORA The water tower in Aurora stands over an unassuming building in the citys industrial park. Inside the building is the stuff that dreams are made of.read more

CLC Diesel and Heavy Equipment Students Honored - News Blog

CLC Diesel and Heavy Equipment Students Honored - News Blog The 2014 Fall Celebration recognized and honored students graduating from the Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance Program and Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician Program. The guest speaker for this year's celebration was Patrick Hockett of Kindred Plumbing & Heating Incorporated. CLC Student Representative Hunter Fairchild also provided remarks during the ceremony. The 2014 fall graduates were presented by faculty and staff including Andy Anderson, John Maleski, Michael Sams, Corey Uhrich, Gordy Vierkant, Sue Lund, Nancy Schmidt, Jeff Klehr, and Paul Zimmerman.

New trail segment should improve access to Minnesota Zoo - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Greenway Minnesota - Google News

New trail segment should improve access to Minnesota Zoo TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press The next leg of the North Creek Greenway recreational trail will put pedestrians above a busy McAndrews Road in an effort to improve accessibility to the Minnesota Zoo. Residents are invited to learn more about the project during an open house in Apple...

Watercolor of Golden Pear Continues! - Watercolor Mania

Watercolor of Golden Pear Continues! - Watercolor ManiaWell I did not get the post of where my pear was last...so here that is. I still am finding shapes which I like to do first. I am not one of those painters who paints it to completion before moving on because I like to see it all sort of basic values and then decide how dark I need to go...there is a point where the painting takes over and I make those choices which is the part that is scary but also the creative part I love.

Slightly off topic reflections.... - Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

People are asking me to write about Ferguson and give my reaction to what is going on there. I've been at a loss for words and instead foundlines fromthe Prayer of St. Francis on repeat in the recesses of my brain.Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; To be understood as to understand; To be loved as to love with all my soul.This is a dangerous time. I think there is a reason why bookand filmseries like the Hunger Games and Divergent are penetrating our consciousness.

This Was Brainerd - Nov. 27 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Brainerd Minnesota - Google News

This Was Brainerd - Nov. 27 Brainerd Daily Dispatch It was the Year of the Quarterback. In a position loaded with pressure, the Dispatch chose to pick three QBs for its All-Area Football Team. Justin Kieffer, Brainerd; Hans Albrecht, C-I; and Brad Czech, Little Falls, each produced 15 TDs for...

MnDOT urges motorists to drive carefully this Thanksgiving holiday - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Use 511 for trip planning, road information

Itasca Student Success: Every student will have access to technology and the skills necessary to use it and achieve goals - Blandin on Broadband

Itasca Student Success: Every student will have access to technology and the skills necessary to use it and achieve goals - Blandin on BroadbandAfter the Border to Border Blandin conference last week, I was lucky enough to attend a Student Success Community Conversation in Grand Rapids MN. I was helping with using social media as an added dimension at the event. But it also gave me a chance to sit in on a conversation of students and invested adults on technology and students. To back up a little the Student Success conversation is an event hosted by Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success; their goal is to support the success of every child from cradle to career.

Enbridge opens office in Park Rapids; Tomte will staff it - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Enbridge opens office in Park Rapids; Tomte will staff it - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News Park Rapids Enterprise Enbridge opens office in Park Rapids; Tomte will staff it Park Rapids Enterprise We have long been a part of Northern Minnesota and we are excited to be opening a new office in Park Rapids and become a member of the community, said Paul Eberth, Sandpiper Project Director. We are currently making a $5 billion private investment... and more

Local carvers show unique angling decoys - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Local carvers show unique angling decoys - Park Rapids Enterprise - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News Park Rapids Enterprise Local carvers show unique angling decoys Park Rapids Enterprise Dean Hanisch, of the Park Rapids Chapter of the Minnesota Darkhouse & Angling Association, said things were going well. Don Bethel, one of the scions of local carvers, showed off his collection that's been growing over 54 years. Bethel, one of five ...

Rapids cruises past Bemidji in opener, 7-4 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Grand Rapids opened its season in a big way Tuesday night with a 7-4 win at Bemidji. After the Lumberjacks got out to a 1-0 lead midway through the first period, the Thunderhawks responded to score th

Lightning top CEC, 9-5 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Sports/High school

Three days after scoring 12 goals, Grand Rapids/Greenways offense was at it again on Tuesday putting up nine goals in a 9-5 win over Cloquet-Esko-Carlton.

Free community Thanksgiving dinner - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Triumphant Life Church will be hosting their seventh annual Thanksgiving Dinner of turkey and all the trimmings. Come enjoy a great dinner and fellowship at 1307 County Rd 440 in Bovey from 11 a.m.-4

Convictions - Nov. 26 - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The following are gross misdemeanor and felony convictions as reported in the Itasca County Court Disposition Bulletin.

Sheriffs office to hold predatory offender notification meeting - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Itasca County Sheriffs Office and the Minnesota Department of Corrections will be holding an informational community meeting regarding the address change of a Level Three predatory offender. The

United Way thermometer is rising - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

United Way Board President, Madelen Schuemann posted the 20 percent mark on the United Way thermometer last year with help from Grand Rapids High School students (from left) Kyle Ossefoort, Noah Johns

Forest Lake is recognized as Reward School - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The Minnesota Department of Education has again recognized Forest Lake School as a Reward School. Its one of the few schools to receive that honor for the third year in a row. That means for the thir

To honor veterans, northern Minnesota Red Cross asks public to give something meaningful - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

With the help of the Red Cross, Americans can send holiday cards with messages, seasons greetings and holiday wishes to military members and veterans who cannot be with their families this season.

Itasca area responds to youth voices on strengths, gaps in support - Itasca Area Initiative for Student Success

More than 200 area residents gathered to learn how youth believe Itasca area communities are doing in supporting them, and how to use these insights to build and strengthen that support. The Youth Voice Community Conversation was hosted by the Continue reading

Setting sights on student success - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

Youth are given a voice at the table with policy makers, community leaders

City approves lobbyist contract with Loren Solberg - Grand Rapids Herald-Review - News

The City of Grand Rapids now has a lobbyist.

Thoughts on testing - A Matter of Principal

One of the six original purposes established for Minnesotas charter schools outlines in statute was to measure learning outcomes and create different and innovative forms of measuring outcomes. Today, some twenty three years later the reality is that while learning outcomes are being measured according to federal and state requirements, little in the way of creating different and innovative forms of measuring outcomes has taken place.

Happy Thanksgiving! - Region 2 Arts Council

Happy Thanksgiving! - Region 2 Arts CouncilRegion 2 Arts Council Staff will be out of the office enjoying the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday and Friday this week. 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. office hours will resume on Monday. Dont forget! The Artist Mentor Grant Application Deadline is 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 1. Eligible applications must be dropped off at our office or postmarked by December 1st. Were looking forward to seeing many applicat

Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman - Bemidji Pioneer - Park Rapids Minnesota - Google News

Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman Bemidji Pioneer 23 strangulation death of Kiela Knowles, 19, in a Park Rapids apartment, according to a release from the office of Dan Dearstyne, Hubbard County attorney. Leritz plead guilty to second-degree intentional murder, the release said, and Leritz will ... Sex offender admits meeting young Park Rapids mom online, killin

Men's Basketball Team Destroys MState - News Blog

Men's Basketball Team Destroys MState - News BlogDarsean Woodson finished with 17 points and five assists as the Central Lakes College Raiders destroyed Fergus Falls 88-49 Tuesday. Radamus Jones added 17 points and Davaghndre Jones added 13 points and seven rebounds for the 3-2 Raiders. CLC shot 52 percent from the field and built a 43-29 halftime edge over Fergus and first year head coach and former Raider C.J. Peeters. Story courtesy of the Br

Being Grateful for Having Less - Northern Cheapskate

Being Grateful for Having Less - Northern Cheapskate Ive been working hard to get rid of the stuff thats cluttering my closets. Ive been trying hard to only bring home things that I truly need or absolutely love. And Ive been working on being grateful for having less. There have been times in my life where Ive been broke. There have been times in my life when my bank account was okay, but because I wasnt meeting my financial goals, I felt broke. Im grateful for those times.

Invest In Your Health Today - Explore Chiropractic

Invest In Your Health Today - Explore ChiropracticThere's no better time to add a healthy habit than today.Invest In Your Health Today There's no better time to add a healthy habit than today. Amplifeied

Caution stressed on ice - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Hibbing Minnesota - Google News

Caution stressed on ice Hibbing Daily Tribune Even as south as the Twin Cities, a string of 11 straight days with temperatures at or below 32 degrees was set starting Nov. 10. It was the second longest stretch for November since 1871, according to DNR figures, and northern Minnesota wasn't any warmer.

Happy Thanksgiving! - Crane Lake Nature Blog

Happy Thanksgiving! - Crane Lake Nature BlogGreat Gray Owl WHOs wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving? The Great Gray Owl from northern Minnesota! Take a drive up north and you might be lucky enough to see me!

Caution stressed on ice - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING The early chill of the last couple weeks may have the most optimistic among us already partaking in winter activities, but dont let that enthusiasm overcome needed caution when dealing with

School taxes going down in Chisholm - Hibbing Daily Tribune - Chisholm Minnesota - Google News

School taxes going down in Chisholm Hibbing Daily Tribune Discussed a Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) Policy related to do not resuscitate/do not intubate (DNR-DNI). The board also discussed a MSBA policies regarding to student sex nondiscrimination and one related to violence prevention. and more

Crafting Thanksgiving treats - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

Rachel Koski, 2, and her grandmother, Linda Souter, put the finishing touches on their turkey craft Tuesday at the Hibbing Public Library.

School taxes going down in Chisholm - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

CHISHOLM Taxpayers in the Chisholm School District could see a decrease of 7 to 8 percent below the amount projected on their preliminary property tax statements recently sent out by St. Louis Count

Making cornucopias and taking selfies - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

HIBBING Frosting, Ritz crackers, Bugles snacks and Trix cereal Tuesday flooded first grade teacher Lynn Stishs classroom at Washington Elementary.

Korean War vet gets new appliances - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

He feared if he left his home, his clothes washer would overflow and flood his home. He hung his clothes around his home to dry them.

Beacon Hill project to serve as one step toward addressing homelessness and lack of affordable housing - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

In early 2013, a concerned group of local stakeholders came together to address Itasca Countys lack of affordable housing. This group included professionals from housing agencies and others intereste

Drivers ed for parents coming in new year - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

VIRGINIA Teens taking drivers ed in Minnesota will not be the only ones getting schooled on the rules of the road.

Hibbing VA issue addressed in private - Hibbing Daily Tribune - News

MOUNTAIN IRON U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and State Sen. Dave Tomassoni met privately today with former employees of the Hibbing VA Clinic, who have alleged that they were ordered to backdate medical recor

Brand new Brandl open in Aitkin - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News

Brand new Brandl open in Aitkin - Aitkin Independent Age - Aitkin Minnesota - Google News Aitkin Independent Age Brand new Brandl open in Aitkin Aitkin Independent Age Construction in Aitkin started in early June and was done before the original completion date of early December. Known as MacDonald Wold before ownership changed in 2012, the Minnesota Ave. location closed on Thursday. The move was completed...

Deadly accident between Crosby and Deerwood - Aitkin Independent Age - Crosby Minnesota - Google News

Deadly accident between Crosby and Deerwood Aitkin Independent Age Michelle Eastman, 51, Deerwood, was killed in a head-on collision in Crow Wing County Nov. 21. Eastman was westbound on Hwy. 6 between Crosby and Deerwood when her Mercury Tracer crossed the center line and collided with a Subaru Outback driven...

Driverless into the Unknown - Strong Towns Blog - Strong Towns

Driverless into the Unknown - Strong Towns Blog - Strong TownsThis week, I attended a conference about open data and open government. For those unfamiliar with the concepts, here's how well I listened. We allfund a ton of data collection through taxes but the results of that are often not publicly accessible or in a machine readable format (ie. easy to download and manipulate). Open government is the premise that there should be a more participatory and collaborative relationship between citizens and government.

View today's front page - Cass Lake News

Home- and money-saving gadgets: Don't think that because everyone is always on the go, or just having fun that this "homebody" doesn't have a list of gadgets for you that will help around the house and help you save some money. By Jason Hull Marion Barry's annual turkey giveaway went on Tuesday without the former D.C. mayor, who died early Sunday at the age of 78. The 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas tr

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