Keith A. Severson



 Keith A. Severson, 75, of Lake Vermilion,Tower, died Sunday, October 13, 2013 at St. Michael’s in Virginia. Per Keith’s wishes, no services will be held. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Patrick L. Korpi



 Patrick L. Korpi, 69, of Eveleth died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Essentia Health – Virginia.  He was born on June 8, 1944 in Eveleth to John and Mary (Green) Korpi and was a life-long Eveleth resident. Patrick especially loved his chil… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sonarette Leigh Leilani “Sony” Lono



Sonarette Leigh Leilani “Sony” Lono, age 24 of Virginia died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 8, 2013 in her home. She was born October 30, 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii; the daughter of Sonya Evans and Samuel Lono and was a graduate of Virginia High School… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Zack (Zachariah) Michael Smith



Zack (Zachariah) Michael Smith, (30), died in his sleep from cancer.  Zack, formerly from Cook, resided in Santa Monica, California.  He is survived by his father, Michael Smith, formerly from Cook, currently residing in Santa Monica; moth… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sandra Marie “Sandy” Dickson



Sandra Marie “Sandy” Dickson, age 55 of Zim died Sunday, October 13, 2013 in St. Luke’s Hospice after a brief battle with lung cancer. She was born November 17, 1957 in Hibbing the daughter of Orville and Donna (DeJarlais) Wedin and was a graduate o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kenneth Oja



Kenneth Oja, 64, of Britt, died unexpectedly on October 3, 2013, after playing basketball. Services will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Range Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday, October 18, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The student becomes the teacher

Education for one; learning for many


Kelly LaCore and Masauso Mwale at the Mineview in the Sky on Highway 53 in Virginia on September 24, 2013. Submitted photo.It is hard to believe three weeks have gone by since Mwale arrived in Minnesota. It is hard to believe that we are putting the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

NFL’s Troy Polamalu joins the VFW Mane Event

Commits to ceremonial Veterans Day haircut

 The NFL’s Troy Polamalu will cut his legendary mane on Veterans Day as part of “The VFW Mane Event.” From now to November 11, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Polamalu will challenge patriotic and caring citizens of our country to make a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lions, and Tigers, and (Golden) Bears-Oh, My!




Jaime Maki, Christian Van Orsdel, Briona Currie, and Mason Isaacson rehearse a scene in The Wizard of Oz. Photo submitted.L. Frank Baum is possibly one of the most famous children’s authors you’ve probably never heard of. In 1900, he pub… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fortune Bay to celebrate 27th anniversary



An aerial view of Fortune Bay Resort Casino on Lake Vermilion. Submitted photo.TOWER – Fortune Bay Resort Casino is pulling out all the stops in anticipation of its 27th anniversary celebration. Not only will there be two outdoor concerts unde… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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