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St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin presented Greater Minnesota’s perspective on the growing crisis of dangerous opioid addiction when he spoke at a news conference in St. Paul on Thursday morning. The conference was held to announce civil action being taken by Minnesota Counties and County Attorneys against manufacturers and distributors of Opiate-based pain medication.…

Great Lakes Aquarium is getting into the holiday spirit starting tonight with $10 Thursday nights from now until Christmas from 4 to 7 p.m. Bright Nights at the Aquarium offers extended hours, discount prices and special programming each Thursday evening (November 30, December 7, 14, 21). The special nights are running in conjunction with Bentleyville…

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is hosting an Open House event from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, at the campus location in Cloquet. The campus-wide event is open to everyone and there is no cost to attend. People who are interested in attending Fond du Lac Tribal and Community…

The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Community Choir and the Weekend College Program Choir will present the annual Holiday Concert in the College Amphitheater beginning at 6 p.m. Monday. The event is designed to be fun family entertainment and is open to the public. Admission is free. The choral music groups will be…

Strikepoint, Duluth’s premier handbell ensemble, will be performing at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 9 at St. Michael’s Church (4901 E. Superior St.) in Duluth. Admission is free but a $15 donation is suggested. Considered one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, Strikepoint is a community/professional group based at First United Methodist Church in Duluth.…

Whether you’re posting on social media or searching the computer for cyber deals this holiday season, remember to give your eye muscles a break. Eye strain is a common problem, according to Essentia Health Optometrist Dr. Whitney Lauer. “I often recommend my patients follow the ‘20-20-20 rule’, which is to take a 20 second break…