Jon N. Myntti



Jon N. Myntti, 72, of Martinsville passed from this life on Fri., Aug. 10, 2012 in Indianapolis.He was born on March 11, 1940 in Virginia, MN to the late William Warner and Irene (Hamalainen) Myntti.  He received his master’s degree in electric… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

James Edward Toivonen



James Edward Toivonen, age 60, of Tower and formerly of Salt Lake City, UT, passed away Monday, August 6, 2012, at home.  He was born July 16, 1952, in Virginia the son of William and Dolores (King) Toivonen. He graduated from High Sc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mary T. Oksanen



Mary T. Oksanen, 94, of Virginia, passed away Monday, August 13, 2012 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia.She was born on September 11, 1917 in Kinney, MN to Vincent and Martha (Trimboli) Squillace and grew up there, and graduated from the Buhl High Schoo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“Fly to the Angels” with SLAUGHTER

Brittany Lee home for Sawmill's Summer Jam


 Hometown favorite and country pop singer Brittany Lee (Aultman) is coming home this weekend to perform at the Sawmill Saloon’s 2012 Summer Jam. The two days of music includes one of the quintessential acts of the 80s rock genre, Slaughte… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“HELL ON WHEELS” TANK DRIVER

WWII veteran profile: George “Pecky” Smilanich


 If you go to Martin Hughes High School in Buhl, you’ll find two very large team pictures mounted in the entrance hallway. Those pictures show the 1941 and 1942 boys’ basketball teams. Both included a starting guard named George Smilanich. Bot… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Honoring those who served

Dedication ceremony for Iron Range Veterans Memorial


 VIRGINIA – A special dedication ceremony for the Iron Range Veterans Memorial will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Veterans Memorial Park, which is located near Bailey Lake in Virginia. The event will commence with a 10 a.m. all-veteran… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

People’s photographs on exhibit



 VIRGINIA – Photographs from the ONE Year – ONE Camera – ONE Community project are now on exhibit at the Lyric Center for the Arts First Stage Gallery, 514 Chestnut St., in Virginia, MN. The public is invited to view the exhibit and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Primary Election Results August 14, 2012



U.S. Representative District 8 Republican Chip Cravaack 20482 100.00% Democratic-Farmer-Labor Rick Nolan 20873 38.30% Tarryl L. Clark 17571 32.24% Jeff Anderson 16054 29.46% Rick Nolan will advance to the General Election. State Representative D… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

OH, YUM! SUNDAY GRAVY, EGGPLANT PARMIGIANO, AND STEAK PIZZAIOLA




 We’re featuring some more specialties from our Trenton, NJ friends this week. I’ve selected Eggplant Parmigiano, since it’s that time when we (possibly) have more eggplant than we know what to do with. The other two recipes u… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hello…wake up!




Playing cribbage with my gramma, Edna. Photo submitted by Julie Asbach.It is still summertime, but there is a sense of quietness and contentment as I witness the tender surrendering of summer. There amongst the yellowing hues and stillness of the tr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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