June Genevive Hendrickson



June Genevive Hendrickson, 88, of Aurora, formerly of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Essentia Health-Northern Pines Care Center (White Community Nursing Home) in Aurora. A Celebration of her Life will be held at the Hendrickso… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

John Prebarich



John Prebarich, 90, of Eveleth, died Friday, April 15, 2011 at St. Raphael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth.   He was born on July 21, 1920 to Peter and Katherine (Stanisich) Prebarich in Eveleth, MN. John worked at th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marjorie M. Mahnich



Marjorie M. Mahnich, 85, of Eveleth, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at the Virginia Regional Medical Center.   She was born on October 15, 1925 in Eveleth to Nick and Katherine (Vaida) Thomas. Marjorie graduated from Eveleth High School and … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Helmi Viola Marttila



Helmi Viola Marttila, 94, of Embarrass, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Virginia Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Range … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lila Irene Lahti



Lila Irene Lahti, 97, of Virginia passed away on Monday, April 18, 2011 at St. Luke’s Hospital-Hospice Unit in Duluth. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at Community United Church of Christ in Biwabik…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Our third anniversary:

Joyful!


 Spring, with its promise of wonderful things to come, is a good time to have an anniversary. It’s Hometown Focus’s third anniversary! When I sat down to write this story, I reread the pieces I wrote about our first and second anniv… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

THE EIGHTH DAY OF THE WEEK




 Just think for a moment what you would do with a few bonus hours a day…you may find yourself imagining what you would really like to be doing in the hours you actually have. For those who are perennially overcommitted, seven 24-hour day… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The eggs of Easter




Great Blue Herons in a rookery near Lake Vermilion. There are about 40 nests in this swamp. Photo by Corky Eloranta.The Great Blue Herons have begun their nesting activities for 2011. Maybe it’s just a coincidence they begin their egg laying a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?



DR. SEUSS:Did the chicken cross theroad?Did he cross it with a toad?Yes!The chicken crossed theroad,But why it crossed,I’ve not been told! GRANDPA:In my day, we didn’t askwhy the chicken crossedthe road. Someone told usthat the chicken c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Contented Critters



Meet ROCCO This happy guy is a terrifi c mix of Brittany Spaniel and Gordon Setter…did I hear anyone say “hunting dog”? Rocco is about 2 years old, likes everybody and gets along very well with other dogs. He could be the perfect c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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