Jerry J. Bodovinitz



Jerry J. Bodovinitz, age 76, of Virginia, MN, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth following a lengthy illness.  He was surrounded and comforted by his family during his illness.  Jerry was born on February 17… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Delores “Jiggs” Kemen



 Delores “Jiggs” Kemen, of Eveleth, passed away on June 26, 2013 after a short battle with an aggressive brain cancer. Jiggs requested that there be no memorial service and wanted a private family burial. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Hom… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

James Donald Hawkings



James Donald Hawkings, age 61,  a longtime resident of rural Eveleth died unexpectedly, Monday, July 1, 2013 in his home. He was born September 7, 1951 in Duluth, the son of Donald and Pearl (Overland) Hawkings and was a 1969 graduate of Evelet… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wild about AFRICA




 I can honestly say, “If you have been to South Africa, once is not enough.” I first visited this amazing country two years ago and was awed by its incredible beauty, its amazing animals, and its warm and friendly people. Anyone who… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Free health care clinic coming to Virginia



 VIRGINIA- The Project Care Free Clinic is coming to Virginia in August, and a public informational meeting will be held July 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Miners Memorial. Project Care Free Clinic is a communitybased non-profit that provides outpati… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Summer visitors reminded to review AIS laws



ST. PAUL – As the summer travel season approaches its peak, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds visitors to review aquatic invasive species (AIS) laws before traveling to ensure compliance and avoid a citation. Stepped… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ely’s Ed Folio: Survivor of the Bataan Death March




 ELY – In almost every city on the Iron Range, without exception, we find monuments and tributes to our service men and women who fought in our Nation’s wars. Sadly, as time passes, these tributes to those who gave their lives, become for… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s growing in your herb pots?




Summer often inspires people to be more creative with fresh ingredients and herbs. We grow tarragon, oregano, chives, parsley, basil, cilantro, garlic, onions, and leeks in our garden. One of my favorite dishes is pasta tossed with butter, fresh her… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Woo hoo! Boundry Waters Blues Fest is returning to Winton




An early BWBF in Winton, MN.Editor’s note: Hometown Focus is pleased to announce our sponsorship of this year’s Boundary Waters Blues Festival to be held August 15-17, 2013, in Winton, MN. We’re SO excited that the festival is retu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy FOR Life

What to do on a summer’s day


 • Take a walk• Ride a bike• Read a book• Drink water• Visit a friend• Play with your dog• Throw a frisbee• Fly a kite• Look for special rocks• Go fishing• Go swimming• Play croquet• Eat watermelon• Play with your dog• Look for clovers • Feel t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]


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