Dorothy J. Zbosnik



Dorothy J. Zbosnik, 87, of Ely Lake died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Essentia Health-Virginia.  She was born on October 30, 1925 in Gilbert, Minnesota to John and Frances (Krall) Knaus.  Dorothy was a graduate of Gilbert High School. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Danny Chris Dschaak



Danny Chris Dschaak, 56, Virginia, died Monday, April 1, 2013 following a lengthy illness.  A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 4:00 PM at Range Funeral Home, Virginia with a visitation one hour prior.  Rev. Jeffrey… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Karla L. Abramson



Karla L. Abramson, 52, Angora died unexpectedly at home of natural causes Thursday, March 28, 2013. She was born March 6, 1961, in Virginia, the daughter of Forrest and Carol (Kyllonen) Abramson. She grew up in Orr, graduating from Orr High School a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Raymond “Ray” Norman Koski



Raymond “Ray” Norman Koski, 83, of Hibbing, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 6, at 2:00 p.m. at Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.  Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Curling on the range THE SERRANO JR. BONSPIEL:




 Apparently we don’t have enough ice and winter outdoors in northern Minnesota. So to make up for this perceived shortage, we build arenas and curling clubs and proceed to make ice indoors too! This may seem somewhat odd to folks from different… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Tom Serrano MEMORIAL BONSPIEL STORY

“He gave his life so others may live… ‘Greater love than this, hath no man.’”


 – Inscription on Tom Serrano Memorial Bonspiel trophy. The first “Boys Bonspiel” in Chisholm was held in 1963 and a member of that first championship rink was a young curler by the name of Tom Serrano. Other members of that … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What, exactly, is the Virginia Community Foundation?




 VIRGINIA – The Virginia Community Foundation recently co-hosted a Chamber Breakfast Connection event, and it was great to meet new people and connect faces with names. One thing that stood out to me while talking to people is that, understanda… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Veterans’ preference; what it is and how it helps veterans



 Veterans who are disabled, who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during certain specified time periods or in military campaigns are entitled to preference over others in hiring for virtually all federal government jobs. What is veteran… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Saturday Night Country – Live! show seeking new enthusiasts




 MT. IRON – Saturday Night Country – Live! has been raising money in support of music programs at local schools for 12 years, with over $85,000 having been raised during that time. The country show, held the second Saturday evening … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A is for asparagus and arborio rice




Photo by Nif, food.comI love asparagus. We grow many vegetables in our garden, but not asparagus. I’ve not gotten a satisfactory answer from my master gardener to my question of “Why no asparagus?” There’s a reason; there always is. Usually the answ… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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