Brant James Harris



Brant James  Harris, 49, of Hermantown died in a tragic accident at his friends cabin on Greenstone Lake, Fall Lake Township, Lake County, MN Monday, May 27, 2013. Private Family services will be held at Range Funeral Home in Virginia on Tuesda… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Leonard John Palo



Leonard John Palo, 47, of Virginia, died May 29, 2013 at his residence. A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Faith United Lutheran in Iron, MN with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Stringer will officiate. Inurnm… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Frederick J. Cimperman



Frederick J. Cimperman, 71, of Britt, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Chestnut Grove in Virginia.  He was born on July 10, 1941 in Virginia to Adolph and Virginia (Daly) Cimperman and graduated from the Roosevelt High School.  Fred we… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Betty Horton



Betty Horton, 86, of Britt, MN died May 30, 2013 at Diamond Willow in Mountain Iron, MN. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Virginia, MN with visitation one hour prior. Pastor John Cowan will o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Richard Paul “Dick” Pitkanen



 Richard Paul “Dick” Pitkanen, age 66 of Armstrong Lake-Ely died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, peacefully in his home, after a yearlong battle with illnesses. He was born December 12, 1946 in Biwabik, the son of George and Ruth (Lehto) Pitkanen; was… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Yvonne Annette Dall



Yvonne Annette Dall, age 67 of Mt. Iron died Friday, May 31, 2013 in St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. She was born November 10, 1945 in Littlefork, the daughter of Donald and Beryl (Parker) Kirtland, was a graduate of Littlefork High School and Virgin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Norman Leo Harsila



Norman Leo Harsila, 76, of Palo, MN died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from pancreatic cancer. A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Palo at the Loon Lake Community Center at 12:30 P.M. after a private family interurnment at the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Harley Ellard Hanela



Harley Ellard Hanela, 76, of Virginia, passed away on June 2, 2013. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. at Range Funeral Home in Virginia, MN with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Norr will officiate. Arrangements are with… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

37th annual Land of the Loon:

Virginia’s summer hallmark


Land of the Loon committee members. Front row, l. to r.: Vicky Zeigler, Brittany and Luke Chopp (coordinators). Second row, l. to r.: Arleen Leese, Chicky Mesich, Pam Postudensek, Barb Leinonen. Third row, l. to r.: Connie Dunstan, Carole Hendricks,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mary Luukkonen retires after decades in retail




Mary Luukkonen retires after decades in retail service.Mary Luukkonen arrived in Sparta in 1946 just turned 20 years old, having left behind her birthplace in northern Italy, and about to settle in with her new husband’s Finnish family on the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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