Nadine Joy Carlson



Nadine Joy Carlson, 56, Babbitt, died Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Solvay House, Duluth, of metastatic lung cancer.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 24th at 1:00 PM at the Range Funeral Home in Virginia, with Pastor Scottie Shel… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Michael J. “Mike” Sopp



 Michael J. “Mike”  Sopp, 91, a lifetime resident of Virginia, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Edgewood Vista in Virginia, with his son Frank and daughter-in-law Jeanne at his side.   Mike was born May 4, 1922 in Virginia, the s… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Judith “Judy” Lind



Judith “Judy” Lind, 73, of Virginia, died Monday, July 22, 2013 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Range Funeral Home at 1:00 P.M. with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Donald Norr will offici… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IN PRAiSE oF MeN




 This week I write about the awesomeness of men. I know this column is going to get me in trouble with my women readers so I’m putting forth these disclaimers right up front: My focus is narrow and not meant to be a commentary on ALL men, or a… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Florida musician, a Britt native, performs in the northland




Bruce Neumann and Tiki D will perform August 2-3 at BayView Lodge on Lake Vermilion. Bruce is a native of Britt, MN. Photo submitted.Editor’s note: My friend Pete Bertolas told me about how when he and his wife were in Fort Myers Beach, Florid… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fiddle contest returns to Mt. Iron in August



Mary LaPlant, last year’s state fiddle champion, will be performing and judging at this year’s fiddle contest. Submitted photo.MT. IRON – After a successful transition from Cotton to Mt. Iron last year, a tradition of old time fiddling w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mineview Exhibit artist’s reception planned at Lyric



VIRGINIA – An artist’s reception for Aaron Squadroni, whose Mineview Exhibit will be on display at the Lyric Center in Virginia throughout the month of August, will be held on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Lyric Center is … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

HOMEtown Happenings in Mountain Iron

Mountain Iron

 WELCOME to “Hometown Happenings in Mountain Iron,” which will appear periodically in this paper and on the Hometown Focus website. If anyone would like to report a “happening,” please contact any elected city public of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA disability claims: 165 million pages converted into digital files

More than 1 million images added to digital files daily

 WASHINGTON—The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has reached another milestone in its disability claims transformation process – over 30 percent of the current disability claims inventory is now digital and accessible to claim ra… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sweets and salads, serendipitously




 My call for recipes this week was richly (no pun intended) rewarded with some great submissions from friends and HTF readers. In a serendipitous twist, most recipes were for desserts or a salad – and my theme was reader-determined. Everyone’s … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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