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Vitamin D: - Hometown Focus
I recently had my annual check-up. It had been 1.5 years since my last one. “Annual” always seems an arbitrary requirement, particularly when I’m feeling fine and nothing seems amiss. Nevertheless, I bucked up and did my duty. I felt a bit smug when ...
Edgewood Vista of Virginia receives National Quality Award - Hometown Focus
VIRGINIA - Edgewood Vista in Virginia, MN has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions ...
Casting call for Sdanka’s War being filmed on the Iron Range - Hometown Focus
SOUDAN – An open casting call for extras in the action film Sdanka’s War to be filmed on the Iron Range will be held on Saturday, July 26, at 7 a.m. at Soudan Underground Mine State Park, 1379 Stuntz Bay Road in Soudan. Needed are 20 or more guys ...
Arrowhead Transit donates bus to Iron Range Boxing - Hometown Focus
“We’re pretty excited about it,” said boxing coach AJ Grove. “We have 10 traveling meets a year. Sometimes we have two meets in one weekend. We plan to use this bus for both our competitors and their fans. We’ll be fixing it up and painting it.
Medical cannabis program organizing two upcoming events - Hometown Focus
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced two upcoming meetings related to the state’s new medical cannabis program. The state’s new Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research, whose public members were announced by ...
Balkan couple hosting Fiddlin’ Fifty Gravel Grinder ride - Hometown Focus
CHISHOLM – Balkan residents Susan Hoppe and Scott Dahlquist are hosting the Fiddlin’ Fifty Gravel Grinder and Potlock on Saturday, Aug. 23. This is a 50-something mile gravel road ride, not a race. Participants can ride whatever they want. Helmets are ...
Lake Country Power crews still working to restore power on Thursday - Hometown Focus
GRAND RAPIDS – Line crews from Lake Country Power, its subsidiaries and a neighboring electric cooperative continue working to restore power for members. The co-op reports 1,400 members remain out of power Thursday morning after a peak of nearly 16,000 ...
GB Leighton performing at Tall Timber Days Festival - Hometown Focus
GRAND RAPIDS – Tall Timber Days Festival in Grand Rapids will be held August 1 – 3. The annual event kicks off with a Friday night street dance at the Beer Garden from 7 p.m. – midnight. Saturday’s full schedule of events includes at 5K race ...
Project Care collecting school supplies for Salvation Army - Hometown Focus
HIBBING – Project Care in Hibbing is joining with the Salvation Army to Fill the Covered Wagon with back-to-school supplies. The event beings on Monday, July 28, at 1 p.m. when the covered wagon travels down First Avenue and Howard Street as it makes its ...
City council news and Merrit Days information - Hometown Focus
At its July 7 meeting, the council voted to donate $500 to the Minnesota State Old Time Fiddle Championship, to be held August 2 at Merritt Elementary School, with funds from the Charitable Gambling Fund. Also, at its July 7 meeting, the council accepted ...