New officers for American Legion Post 222 were recently installed. From left: Bill Bean, finance; Mike Stavnes, adjutant; Dee Sabin, vice commander; Al Nickila, new commander 19-20; Larry Pocrnich, membership and out going commander.
With a rising number of measles cases reported in the U.S., a top health department official says Minnesota is lucky to have avoided the outbreak so far.
GREAT SCOTT TOWNSHIP — Snowy and icy road conditions were factors in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday night that led to the need for an airlift for a Hibbing teen.
HIBBING — As July fades into August and “Back To School” sales line the aisles of shopping centers, area students and their families will start planning for the beginning of the school year.
HIBBING — Fairview Range recently was recognized for its superior performance in workplace safety during the Governor’s Safety Awards ceremony coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.
Trying on their marvelous chorus costumes for the Northern Lights Music Festival production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” from left, are: Nan Rupp of Chisholm, Lanae Ronchetti of Hibbing and Carol Zakula of Buhl. The opera will be performed at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at the Chisholm High…
HIBBING — As county roads across Itasca County open for All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) starting this Saturday, July 15, drivers and riders should be aware of the risks for ATV accidents.
HIBBING — For Talia and Dan Sandys of Side Lake, the weeks leading up to the birth of their daughter at Fairview Range Medical Center (FRMC) in Hibbing were a blur of worry, heartache and tears.
NASHWAUK — There are many ways to exercise: bodyweight circuits, machine-guided muscle development, spin-offs of Eastern meditation practices, and more.
HIBBING — With the fishing season officially open in Minnesota, the many lakes and waterways of this region beckon to individuals and families to try their luck with a hook and bait.
HIBBING — Measles is a contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. Symptoms begin with a mild to moderate fever, coughing and a runny nose, and can develop into a high fever and a red, blotchy rash that begins on the face and spreads down the body.
HIBBING — It happens all the time. You feel sick, you go to the doctor, they prescribe a medicine. A few days later, feeling better, you decide you don’t need the medication any longer and you stop taking it.
HIBBING — Although the warm rays of the sun can be a welcome break from winter doldrums, taking some minor precautions before setting out to play can pay off in the long run.
HIBBING — St. Louis and Itasca counties are in the highest risk zones for tick borne disease in the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
HIBBING — In the ever-increasing healthcare maze, there is one network of professionals who dedicate their work to preventing and promoting health in communities so residents can live better, longer and without the complications that call for a doctor’s office.
DULUTH — St. Louis County Public Health and the Board of Commissioners presented their second annual Public Health Achievement Awards — one to an individual, and the other to a collaborative effort. The awards were presented during the County Board meeting Tuesday in Duluth.
HIBBING — Have you ever wondered what attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) really is, how it is diagnosed or how it is addressed in a school setting?
HIBBING — For chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis and heart disease, living with an illness is a day to day struggle with no magic pill.
HIBBING — Space heaters are often a convenient way to add extra warmth on cold winter days. But without proper care and attention, space heaters can be a very real fire hazard.
HIBBING — Radon, an odorless, colorless gas, poses a significant health risk and is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
HIBBING — The holidays are a time to enjoy friends and family, and, of course, food and drink. Holiday meals are often a celebration of the season, of family and community, but for many Minnesotans who live with diabetes, the holidays can be an anxious time.
HIBBING — As parents across the area begin to think about their children’s Christmas lists, they don’t often think about an emergency room visit around the holidays.
HIBBING — Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is currently the fifth leading cause of death in Minnesota, according to a new report the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
HIBBING — The early childhood years are a time for discovery and learning. These are the years when children first begin to interact with the world and begin to understand their role within it.
HIBBING — In just two weeks, those living with long-term health issues will have the opportunity to participate in a new series of workshops here on the Central Range.
VIRGINIA — Realizing a standalone facility was no longer feasible, Iron Range Rehabilitation and Essentia Health recently approved a merger of sorts that will allow the area’s large health care system to provide rehab services in Virginia.