George W. Knabe, Jr.



George W. Knabe, Jr. was born June 29, 1924 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He died at his home on May 16, 2012. Dr. Knabe attended Michigan State College where he volunteered for the United States Army and was called into service during World War I… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Elsie Eleanor Laakso



Elsie Eleanor Laakso, 92, of Virginia died on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at her residence. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 25th at 1:00 p.m. at Heritage Trail Bible Church in Gilbert, MN, with visitation one hour prior to the servic… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Russell Arvid Putikka



Russell Arvid Putikka, 75, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2012 at Wendigo Pines Assisted Living in Chisholm, after a lingering illness. Services will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith United Lutheran Church in Iron, with v… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jonathan James Bielejeski



Jonathan James Bielejeski, 28, of Babbitt, MN died on Sunday, May 20, 2012 as the result of an ATV accident. Services will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Babbitt Evangelical Lutheran Church, with visitation one hour prior to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Helen Margaret Listemaa



Helen Margaret Listemaa, 94, of Gilbert, MN died on Monday, May 14, 2012 at Virginia Regional Medical Center and NH. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Re… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lila Doris “LilaBee” Beasley



    On May 21, 2012, our beloved mother, sister, grandmother, GREAT Gramma, and friend left this earth to begin her life as an angel.   She was born June 6, 1… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Summer fest season kicks off in Tower




 Can’t wait for the festival season to begin? Are you yearning for some vendor food, arts and crafts, shiny classic cars, live music, family-friendly entertainment, and the company of friends and neighbors? Then don’t miss the Lake … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Norwegian-Americans and the 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate)





 Early in World War Two, the United States recognized a need for special units with the cultural and linguistic background needed to conduct unconventional warfare operations in countries occupied by Germany or Japan. Norway was one of those c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

As I retire: The Y community is like no other




Nancy Henderson-Korpi. Submitted photo.Wow – what a ride! In January of 1982, a series of meetings began. In attendance were concerned citizens sharing a dream of strengthening the spiritual, physical and emotional well being of the Iron Range… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

GRILLING MEANS FEWER DISHES – I’m in




 One reason summer is so nice is you can grill (everything!) outdoors and there’s a lot less to clean up after dinner. I say put it ALL on the grill – meat, potatoes, vegetables! Today we have some vegetable grilling recipes (I can&… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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