Easter lilies (Lilium longiflorum) have trumpet shaped flowers that symbolize purity, innocence, hope, peace and life. This plant has Biblical connections to Christ’s resurrection signifying rebirth and new beginnings.
Before the first shovel can dip into the ground for the first time, iron mining facilities undergo an extensive environmental permitting process that reviews and sets parameters on water use, wetland mitigation, dust control, erosion prevention, overburden stockpiles, air emissions, reclamation plans, financial assurances, and more.
A s community and high school bands were a part of my growing up years in Buhl, I wanted to include them in the memoirs I was writing for my children. My thoughts turned to one particular summer event that saw residents come together to enjoy an evening of fellowship and music.
A little more white stuff this week which means it feels just like hockey weather, and since you mentioned it, the MN Wild are in the playoffs for the second year in a row. The Wild, with the 7th seed, takes on Colorado in a best of 7 series. The Wild is looking to improve on last year's finish when they lost in 5 games to Chicago in round 1 of the playoffs.
VIRGINIA – The Kaleva Corporation will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, Apr. 26, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Kaleva Hall, 125 3rd St. North in Virginia. Proceeds from the sale will be used for the maintenance of the historic Kaleva Hall. Coffee an' will be available. Donations (no clothing) may be dropped off at the hall on Friday.
MARKHAM – The Wirtanen Pioneer Farm annual meeting will be held on Sunday, Apr. 27, at 3 p.m. at Colvin Town Hall in Markham. Lunch in the Finnish tradition will follow the meeting. Pam Brunfelt will be the guest speaker. This year’s program is titled Cooperatives and the Common Good.
EVELETH – The Eveleth Public Library is spotlighting a variety of non-fiction books for this month’s book sale. Included are cookbooks, inspirational books, self-help books, biographies, how-to books and books with sports topics. Hardcover books sell for 25 cents and paperbacks are 10 cents each or three for 25 cents.
COOK – Northwoods Friends of the Arts will meet on Monday, Apr. 21, at 6 p.m. All members and guests are welcome to participate in discussions about all of NWFA's events, including art classes, photo contests, membership drive and the 2014 Spring Art Expo which begins June 6th.
CHISHOLM – View a real space suit from the Johnson Space Center at Minnesota Discovery Center. Public viewing dates are Tuesday and Wednesday, Apr. 22 – 23, from 3 – 5 p.m., and Thursday, Apr. 24, from 3 – 9 p.m.
General admission applies; free for MDC members. Free admission Thursday from 5 – 9 p.m.
VIRGINIA – The Virginia Area Ministers Association (VAMA) is hosting an event for kids aged 6 – 12 at the Virginia Public Library on Monday, Apr. 21, at 11 a.m. There will be a variety of games, a cakewalk and a coloring contest, as well as free candy and pop. Two bikes will be given away.
The event will be held in the downstairs auditorium and is limited to 150 people.
VIRGINIA – A variety show will be held at the Loft in Virginia on Thursday Apr. 24, at 6:30 p.m. The show will include performances from The Hutter Bunch and Bill Maxwell. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door. A discount is available to Lyric members who show their membership card.
MT. IRON – The Mesabi East-Virginia- Eveleth-Gilbert Nordic Ski Team trailer will be at Earth Fest in Mountain Iron on Saturday, Apr. 26, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. collecting magazines, catalogs and other glossy paper. This is a fundraising event for the Nordic Ski Team and a great time to recycle old magazines and catalogs.