Genevieve Gillett Bennetts



Genevieve Gillett Bennetts, formerly of Virginia, Minnesota, died Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Waverly Gardens Presbyterian Home in North Oaks, Minnesota. Born July 22, 1918, in Superior, Wisconsin, to Mr. and Mrs. A. D. S. (Lulu Pickering) Gillett… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Kids Say the Darndest Things

A nod to Art Linkletter and all the kids we love


 I love it when children visit our Hometown Focus offices in Virginia. Since my kids are all grown up, I find myself sometimes out of touch with little people. A couple weeks ago we had a little visitor who swung by to say hi. Odin is four year… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Our fifteen minutes of fame on Linkletter’s House Party



The year was 1957. Television, like American society itself, was still black and white. It was the Ozzie and Harriet era when Gunsmoke, Lucy, and Ed Sullivan dominated the evening lineup. But during the day, Art Linkletter and his House Party was ki… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

People to People trip a chance of a lifetime




 First of all, a sincere thank you for taking time to read this. My name is Kaitlin Andrews; I am in 9th grade at Mesabi East High School in Aurora. I have an amazing opportunity to travel as a Student Ambassador to 6 different countries in Eur… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Your Legal Rights: Magazine subscription solicitation

From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson

People should be on guard against deceptive magazine subscription solicitations using false representations and phony claims. Some people have been duped into paying hundreds of dollars for magazines that they did not want, or “renewing”… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Trentini Club accepting scholarship applications



IRON – The Trentini Tirolesi del Minnesota Club member’s 2012 scholarship will be awarded to a high school graduate planning on attending a post-secondary institution within the next school year. Applicants for this scholarship must have Trentini (I… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VRMC wellness program on Parkinson’s Disease



VIRGINIA – A VRMC wellness program on Parkinson’s Disease will be presented by Dr. Ed Crisostomo, Neurologist, VRMC Clinical Services, on Monday, Feb. 27, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous sy… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

City of Mt. Iron meeting notices



The next regular meeting of the Mt. Iron Planning and Zoning Commission has been cancelled for Monday, Feb. 27. There is a Mt. Iron Committee-of-the- Whole meeting with the City Council, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Public Safety and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Community Band and Choralaires present combined concert



EVELETH – Mesabi Community Band under the direction of Paul Helfter and The Choralaires under the direction of Myron Cook will present a combined concert on Thursday, Mar. 1, at 7 p.m., at the United in Christ Lutheran Church, in Eveleth. The conce… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VHS All Choirs Concert promises to entertain



VIRGINIA – The fourth annual All Choirs Concert, That’s Entertainment: A Pop’s Concert, will be presented on Monday Mar. 5, at 7 p.m. in Virginia’s Goodman Auditorium. The concert will feature all four of VHS’ Choral Ensemble… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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