Harold James “DoDo” McGregor



Harold James “DoDo” McGregor, 74, of Mountain Iron, MNdied on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at Virginia Regional Medical Center.  A private family service will be held. The family invites EVERYONE to attend a celebration of DoDo&… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Toivo Keveri



Toivo Keveri, age 89, of Aurora died Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in the Northern Pines Nursing Home in Aurora. He was born March 12, 1922 in Kelsey, MN the son of Anton and Olga (Maenpaa) Keveri. Toivo was a longtime resident of Aurora and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mary Carolyn Berg



 Mary Carolyn Berg, age 73, longtime resident of Hibbing died Wednesday, February 8, 2012 in the Shady Knoll Adult Foster care facility in Hibbing. She was born February 8, 1939 in Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of E. Robert and Millie (Adams) O… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Martha (Brock) Panula



Martha (Brock) Panula, 85, Hibbing, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 15th, 1:00 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, with a visitation one… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Renee’ Lucille Heisel



Renee’ Lucille Heisel, age 81, longtime resident of Virginia and Britt, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012, in Edgewood Vista in Virginia. She was born September 18, 1930, in Duluth, MN the daughter of Emil and Adeline (Stead) Roy. She … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Preserving Britt’s past: a community’s mission




The former County School 107 at Sand Lake, Britt, MN. BCHS photo.BRITT – A rural community with no main street or city center to rally around can often lose its grip on its historical beginnings. This is what some people in Britt were afraid m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Homesteading in Britt



(From the BCHS archives. Story told in the late 1940s-early 1950s.) I made my first trip through this territory in 1902. The following year, 1903, there were six taking up homesteads here. They were Matti Lintula, Matt Hakkila, Louis Graham, Andrew … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Remembering Roman Glinski and the Strawberry Garden




 BRITT – Prior to settling in the Britt community Roman Glinski lived on his farm adjacent to the C.W. Stahl farm at Gheen, MN and he was the builder of the Novak Store now located kitty corner east of the old co-op store on Highway 53. On Sept… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

By George, it IS Washington’s Birthday!



 Editor’s note: Finally, I have found what appears to be THE true story about the federal holiday conflict: Is it Washington’s Birthday or is it Presidents’ Day? Google searches turned up conflicting accounts, so I dug a littl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SIMPLY SUPREME SANDWICHES




 I love sandwiches and could happily eat them for breakfast, lunch and supper. I decided to devote this week’s recipe section to some traditional sandwiches we all know and love. Perhaps you’ll find a new twist to your favorite sand… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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