Iron Range Community Internet Blogs

Warblers arriving daily

Nashville Warbler Another of the Wood-warblers to arrive early is the Nashville Warbler. We have tons of these in the Crane Lake area that arrive here on their breeding grounds to raise their family. ...

Share/Bookmark

7 Mistakes People Make When Decluttering

You know the drill.  Keep, sell, toss.  Only keep what you truly love or find to be useful.  Ask yourself if your stuff sparks joy.   All of these mantras to help you declutter, and yet we still struggle with getting rid of our excess stuff.  7 Mistakes People Make When Decluttering Everyone is decluttering. ...

Share/Bookmark

5 Things You Can Do To Free Up Some Cash

Sometimes it feels like my budget is a partially deflated balloon. If I squeeze a little bit in one area so that I can save, the expenses just pop back out on the other side. ...

Share/Bookmark

5 Fun Ways to Play with Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk chalk is a thrifty way to have fun outdoors. You can make your own chalk or make chalk paint. Kids think it is a lot of fun to make things like chalk that they could buy in a store. ... More from Northern Cheapskate

Share/Bookmark

More early Warbler migrants

Pine Warbler The little jewels of the forest are coming back up north in droves now. Another early migrant is the Pine Warbler. This morning I heard them calling at Handberg’s Marina. ...

Share/Bookmark

The Lyric Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its Second Annual “Volkswalk.”

Just what is "Volkswalking"?Volkswalking comes from the German term"Volksmarch" that literally means "a people's walk." It's a noncompetitive outdoor walk, usually 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) through a scenic, historic, or interesting area over a predetermined route. ...

Share/Bookmark

Another early migrant

Black & White Warbler The Black & White Warbler makes an early come back. I have a friend that affectionately calls this bird the “Zebra Bird”, I like that! They were previously called a Black and White Creeper because of their behavior. ... More from Crane Lake Nature Blog

Share/Bookmark

Annual Open Water art exhibit opens on April 30th at The First Stage Gallery!

The Lyric's 9th annualOpen Water Exhibit April 30th - May 30thThe First Stage Gallery514 Chestnut St., Virginia, MNGallery Hours: Thursdays—Saturda ...

Share/Bookmark

Foodie Friday Feature! The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

Get a head start on planning your summer camping trips with this comprehensive cookbook. Full of techniques, tips and recipes! Mother and kids trio Tammy, Steven and September run four dehydrators to experiment with recipes. ...

Share/Bookmark

Harvest Time Reprise

“You left our memory so completely that you don’t even return in our dreams.” A goat lived with a nanny goatThe goat went for some bastThe goat ...

Share/Bookmark

Foodie Friday Feature! Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Erica Kerwien has written a slim book of recipe alternatives for folks avoiding sugar, gluten and grains. Even if you still enjoy traditional lasagna, waffles, even crackers, add some variety into the mix with her recipe for Squash Ribbon Noodles (page 105), Almond Flour Waffles (page 84) and Parmesan Crackers (page 46). ...

Share/Bookmark

One Book, One Community -- The Dance Boots

The Dance BootsOne Book, One CommunityJoin us in reading The Dance Boots by Linda LeGarde Grover, this year's One Book, One Community selection.  This collection of short stories portrays an Ojibwe community struggling to follow traditional ways of life in the face of a relentlessly changing world.  A cycle of boarding schools, alcoholism, and violence haunts the stories even as the characters find beauty and solace in their large extended families. ...

Share/Bookmark

Friday Foodie Feature! In the Dog Kitchen by Julie van Rosendaal

The cookbook, In the Dog Kitchen by Julie van Rosendaal is a fun look at how to cook for man's (and woman's) best friends. Lovely pictures of friendly dogs entice you. ... More from Hibbing Public Library

Share/Bookmark

Shannon an her amazing family

I recently was able to capture this brave lady and her family. She was just recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. They are having a benefit for her on Tuesday March 3rd, 4-7pm At the Minnesota Discovery Center. ...

Share/Bookmark

Gretchen and her beautiful daughters.

What a fun time it was capturing these three, all so beautiful, thank you guys! Can’t wait until next time. ...

Share/Bookmark

No School February 16th – Come to the studio for a quick Headshot/School Photo

Need an updated school/head shot of your son or daughter, or even you? Here is your chance, there is no school on February 16th, bring them to the studio for a quick updated shot – No age limit, No session fee, Must purchase a package the day of the shoot. ... More from Flom Designs and Photography :: Hibbing, MN - Photographer

Share/Bookmark

7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest on Saturday April 18, 2015

The 7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest will be held from 9 AM – 4 PM on Saturday April 18, 2015 in Mountain Iron, Minnesota at the Mt. Iron Community Center, Messiah Lutheran Church & Merritt Elementary School (along the Hwy 169 corridor). ...

Share/Bookmark

Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes by Cassie Liversidge

Maybe you have made a resolution to reduce your stress level. Consider the cup of tea: a warm soothing ritual of patience and tastiness. Cassie Liversidge offers ways to cultivate and create lovely cups of tea, using caffeinated and herbal blends in her book Homegrown Tea. ...

Share/Bookmark

Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Col ...

Share/Bookmark

Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Hot Reads for Cold Nights LogoWhen the weather is cold, it’s time to find a hot read and join Virginia Public Library’s annual “Hot Reads for Col ...

Share/Bookmark
bullet