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This Week in Range History - Hometown Focus
We left Virginia early on Saturday morning for our usual hunting area at Vermilion River via Cusson and past Elephant Lake. We were the four of us who had hunted and fished together for several years. The accepted leader of our group was our high school ...
Mt. Iron’s low water pressure issue clarified - Hometown Focus
MT. IRON - In response to several discrepancies regarding low water pressure, fire hydrant failure and unsatisfactorily sized water mains in the downtown area, City staff would like to clarify a few facts to assure residents that we have adequate water ...
Ruby’s Pantry food distribution in Iron - Hometown Focus
IRON – The Ruby’s Pantry next food distribution in Iron will be held on Wednesday, Apr. 22,, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at Clinton Town Hall, 8907 Hwy. 37. Anyone may participate and receive an abundance of grocery items. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m ...
Estate/rummage sale at Kaleva Hall - Hometown Focus
VIRGINIA – An estate/ rummage sale will be held at Kaleva Hall in Virginia on Saturday, Apr. 18, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Estate items include an organ, cabinets, household goods, artwork, cedar chest, china dishes, glassware, linens, knickknacks and more.
American Legion bingo held every Thursday - Hometown Focus
MT. IRON – American Legion bingo will be held on Thursday, Apr. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Mountain Iron Senior Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. and a light meal will be available for $5. American Legion bingo is held each Thursday at 6 p.m.
Mountain Iron meeting notices - Hometown Focus
MT. IRON – The Mountain Iron City Council will meet on Monday, Apr. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mountain Iron Room of the Mountain Iron Community Center. The Mountain Iron Public Safety and Health Board will meet on Wednesday, Apr. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the ...
SpaceLIFT - Hometown Focus - Virginia, Minnesota - Hometown Focus
The right furniture layout allows adequate space for easy movement around furniture. Allow for 3-foot wide traffic lanes through a room. Try to allow 3 feet in all directions from the door of a room to any piece of furniture. Allow 18-20 inches between the ...
Traditional yard problems - Hometown Focus
Most yards have the wrong trees planted in the wrong place and in the wrong way. Planting only a few species can guarantee complete devastation if a pest/problem arises. Cement/asphalt walks and driveways raise the potential for collecting pollutants and ...
Instrumental Rock Ensemble class to perform - Hometown Focus
VIRGINIA – Students from the Instrumental Rock Ensemble class at Mesabi Range College, taught by Mark Tolbert, will perform on Friday, May 8, from 7 – 8 p.m. in the theatre on the Virginia Campus. The Instrumental Rock Ensemble class is a one credit ...
SALOME'S STARS - Hometown Focus
CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A changing workplace environment can create job pressures. But, once again, follow the example of your birth sign and take things a step at a time, like the sure-footed Goat you are. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18 ...
Alyssa S. Newman - Hometown Focus
Alyssa Sue Newman, 32, Hibbing passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Eveleth Fitzgerald Rehabilitation Center, after a lengthy illness. Alyssa was born on March 1, 1983 in Hibbing the daughter of Gary and Julie (Ruparcich) Newman. She grew up in ...
Argean Jeanette (Nynas) Mannila - Hometown Focus
Argean Jeanette (Nynas) Mannila, 83, of Hibbing, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at Guardian Angels Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hibbing. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 16 th at 11:00 a.m. at Range Funeral Home in Hibbing with ...
Lawrence “Larry” A. Laakso - Hometown Focus
Lawrence “Larry” A. Laakso, 77, of Nashwauk, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday, April 13, 2015. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Nashwauk Alliance Church. Visitation will be on ...
Firefighters need cooperation from drone operators - Hometown Focus
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources requests that operators of unmanned aircraft (drones) stay at least 5 miles away from wildfires to create a safe environment for firefighting aircraft and crew. The DNR uses helicopters and ...
Healthy for Life - Hometown Focus
Welcome everyone as the warmth of the wind opens our waters and horizons for our continued journey together. Happy 7th Anniversary to Hometown Focus as I write my 335th Healthy for Life column! It has definitely been an experience for me. Hometown Focus ...