Julia (Judy) Durbin



Julia (Judy) Durbin, 73, of Britt, MN , formerly of Ely and Winton, died at VRMC on Dec.30, 2011 after a long brave battle with cancer. She died peacefully surrounded by her family. Judy was born on February 26, 1938 in Winton, MN to Paul and E… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Dean Rae Adams



Dean Rae Adams, 75, of Mountain Iron, MN died Tuesday, January 3, 2012 peacefully in his home with his wife at his side. A Funeral Ceremony honoring Dean will be held Sunday January 8, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at True Hope Fellowship Church in Virgini… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Helen Jean Pettinelli



Helen Jean Pettinelli, age 77 of Virginia, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in Edgewood Vista Senior Living Center in Virginia. She was born May 26, 1934 in Eveleth, MN the daughter of Mike and Katie (Gregorich) Ercegovich, and was a graduate of Eve… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Franklin John Smuk



Franklin John Smuk, age 64, of Eveleth died Sunday, January 15, 2012, in his home. He was born December 22, 1947, in Ely, MN the son of Stanley and Rose (Zobitz) Smuk. He attended Ely Schools, and the Catholic Church.    Frank wo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bruno J. Pazzelli



Bruno J. Pazzelli, 94, Virginia, died Saturday, January 14, 2012 at VRMC. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Virginia, with a visitation one hour prior to the Mass. Father John O&… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Snowmobile Fun Run will be held – snow or no snow!




 ELY – “With or without snow, our event will be held. We never cancel the Fun Run, no matter what,” said Jim Zup, event coordinator in Ely. The annual event is slated for Saturday, Jan. 28 in Babbitt, Ely, and Tower – wi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ely Winter Festival to feature new events in 2012

Polar Bear Dance and a Boathouse Triathlon


 ELY – If I could, I’d live in Ely during the 10 days (Feb. 2-12) of the Ely Winter Festival. I want to do it ALL. I want to take a dog sled ride (I’ve never done that!), snowshoe in to see the Hegman Lake pictographs (never done th… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Your Legal Rights: Beware of new Medicare and Social Security scams targeted at seniors

From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson

Minnesota senior citizens report being targeted by a new scam: fraudulent operators who pretend to be calling about Medicare, Social Security, or supplemental insurance, but whose actual purpose is to trick seniors into disclosing their private fina… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dr. King’s Dream presented at Mesabi Range Community College



Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre will present “Dr. King’s Dream” at Mesabi Range College in Virginia on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 5 p.m. “Dr. King’s Dream” elebrates the life and career of Dr. Martin Luther King… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Servicemen’s Club hosts Dance Party



VIRGINIA – The Servicemen’s Club (also know at the American Legion) of Virginia will host Sunday night Dance Parties from 6-9 p.m. on January 22 (Tommy J) and January 29 (Ken Saari). Door prizes. Admission is $5. Everyone is welcome. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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