One of the best ways to stretch your budget is to buy things used. Youll find some great bargains, and youll be helping the planet by giving gently used items a new life. Ive done a lot of shopping for secondhand goods over the years and I can tell you that there are some great buys and some things you should leave behind. Heres my list of things to buy: The 10 Best Things to Buy Used Childrens clothing and baby gear.
HIBBING The Dietrich family says they couldnt imagine having a family practitioner other than Dr. Mark Wagner of Hibbing.
VIRGINIA A porch fire that caused an estimated $15,000 in damages remains under investigation, according to the Virginia Fire Department.
Only about half of Itasca County has good broadband service and the rest of the county has little, slow or no service. In todays world which relies heavily on online commerce, that is detrimental to
CHISHOLM It was a bumpy road last week for the Chisholm City Council as a number of questions were raised about proposed assessments for the Third Avenue Northeast infrastructure project.
Its time again for the annual Tall Timber Days in Grand Rapids and it looks as though it will be a hit. The festival will feature all of its usual events, from log rollers to chainsaw carvings and pl
GRAND RAPIDS A Grand Rapids man is facing seven felony charges and one misdemeanor charge in connection with an alleged knife-point kidnapping of a woman, her infant and another woman in the Swan Ri
HIBBING The nations largest doughnut-and-coffee chain may be headed here.
GRAND RAPIDS Warning him that he came extremely close to going to prison, on Tuesday Itasca County Judge Jon Maturi sentenced 19-year-old Seth Matthew James Nelson of Hibbing to a stayed prison se
CHISHOLM An increased number of call outs this year is threatening the budget of the Chisholm Fire Department (CFD).
HIBBING With a contract gone awry put behind them, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) agreed to a three-year maintenance contract with Water Tec, LLC, for filtration and treatment services Tuesda
GRAND RAPIDS The first round of community conversations regarding the future of Minnesotas Great River Road just took place this past week starting in Minneapolis, St. Cloud, and Winona. Now repres
CHISHOLM Sticking with what works and acknowledging those who have stuck with Chisholms longest-standing restaurant are the key ingredients to Valentinis eight decades of success.
The Buck Lake Improvement Clubs 65th Anniversary Bash was held Saturday. The event included a flag retirement ceremony, fishing contest, softball tournament, outdoor games, bingo, silent auction and
VIRGINIA Jeff Johnson has the Republican Partys endorsement for governor, but that wont matter at all unless he wins the Aug. 12 primary.
EXPLORE AMERICA'S TEST KITCHENAmerica's Test Kitchen is filmed in a real, working test kitchen located just outside of Boston. It is the home ofCooks Illustratedmagazine and the Monday-to-Friday destination for more than three dozen test cooks, editors, food scientists, tasters, and cookware specialists. The show can be found on local PBS stations.Here is the website:http://www.americastestkitchen.
Gru, the girls and the Minions are back in this very funny sequel. A mischievous squirrel has a mission to find the tastiest nuts for winter.
Ive been working on the concept of Less is More a lot this year. Ive been simplifying and decluttering. Ive been determining what things have real value and what things I can let go. Its definitely not been an easy task. I spent a lot of the last several years collecting every freebie that crossed my path. I subscribed to a lot of magazines because they were at a great introductory price. Im more discerning now.
Sharpen those pencils and get ready for school with this fun kids project at Home Depot this weekend. Kids can make a free mini-crate pencil holder at the free Home Depot Kids Workshop this Saturday, August 2, 2014, between 9 a.m. and noon at all of its stores. The Kids Workshops are geared toward children ages 5-12. The goal is to teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety while building confidence, and of course, having fun! Each child receives a free project kit, kid-sized orange apron, and, upon completion of their project, an achievement pin. The Home Depot Kids Workshops are offered the first Saturday of the month.