1953 Chevrolet Corvette



  As introduced in 1953, the Corvette was mostly a thrown together experiment. Production was limited to 300 units total, so sales of the entirely new model was not a problem. The first Corvette reaches the end of the assembly line on June 30… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Flat Stanley visits the Iron Range!



 When Jeff Brown wrote the first Flat Stanley children’s book in 1964 it was an unfettered stroke of imaginativegenius. Brown’s Flat Stanley books triggered the imagination of young and old alike and in dong so became a smashing suc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The kidnapping of “ Toby” Milbridge



Today’s story about Flat Stanley’s adventures across the Iron Range (see p. 4), reminds me of the 2003 kidnapping of Lake Vermilion’s “Toby” Milbridge.   Toby is a concrete sculpture of a little boy that for years… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Cooperatives: PART 3



While researching cooperatives, I talked to Lee Egerstrom, a Minnesota 2020 Research Fellow who works in the field of rural economic development. Egerstrom is a veteran journalist and the author of books on agriculture, economic development and coo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Building on Minnesota roots:

A cooperative response to hard times

With the U.S. and Minnesota economies in a tailspin, standing still means falling farther behind. Recognizing that the status quo won’t do, more and more Minnesotans are rolling up their sleeves and rediscovering what has always been a source … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virgin Mary tater at Riverside



You can view the Virgin Mary potato at Riverside in Side Lake, for a buck. Photo by Steve Harsin. SIDE LAKE – I’m sitting at the Riverside and one of the regulars is going on about her annual breakup with the guy she says she’s not hung … Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Letters



Brian, Thanks for great article and recognizing our boys; that is by far the best coverage our boys have gotten this year. Thanks, Ed Cremers VHS Blue Devils football coach Dear HTF, I just wish to express my personal thanks for what your … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Profile of an Iron Ranger Alcyd Soderfelt



  “As my child, I am proud. As my mentor, I am prouder.” – handwritten message from Alcyd to his daughter, Heidi Omerza, noted in his recently published book of poetry, Sippin’. ELY – Alcyd Soderfelt moved to Ely in Septemb… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lake Vermilion Resort Association Fish Report



Week of October 17-24, 2010 All fish were released. The Lake Vermilion Resort Association supports the Catch and Release Program. Size Name City State Resort Northern 30” Nikki Wiitila Maple Grove MN Glenmore Resort 26” Joe Hutton… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

My story: FOUR YEAR SURVIVOR


 October is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness month and time for Pink Ribbons! It was also time for me to schedule my mammogram and six month oncologist appointment.   My journey began in 2006, when I was diagnosed with breas… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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