Arline L. Giersdorf



 Arline L. Giersdorf, 91, of Chisholm, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Heritage Manor.Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Faith United Lutheran Church in Iron with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Krehl Str… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Donald Joseph Gustafson



 Donald Joseph Gustafson, age 73 of Virginia and formerly of Evelth, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 in his home.  Don was born in Two Harbors, MN on April 1, 1940.   He moved to Eveleth as a boy, where he graduated with the Class … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The magic at the end of the road

The story of Hoyt Lakes and the MN Iron Rangers hockey team


#35 Jacob Garvey of Mantorville, MN guards the net for the Minnesota Iron Rangers during the game on October 10. Photo by Pam Frye, www.SnapsByPam.com.Many people think that the road ends in Hoyt Lakes. Others are more likely to say that the road st… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Head Coach and General Manager Chris Walby



 A native of Lodi, Wisconsin, Coach Walby, age 38, brings a wealth of experience and energy to the Iron Range. During the Iron Rangers 2012-2013 inaugural season, the club skated to 30 wins as the youngest team in the SIJHL and won the franchis… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Arlington at 150:

Events designed to commemorate Arlington National Cemetery’s anniversary

 ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington National Cemetery will host a series of special events from May through June 2014 designed to honor the traditions, remember the sacrifice and explore the history of the cemetery as it commemorates its 150th an… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

State of Minnesota 2013 Veterans Day Event



The public is invited to a free community breakfast at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., on Monday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., followed by a Veterans Day program at 10 a.m. For more information, vis… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Honoring local small businesses




 In America we have pseudo-holidays for shopping in order to “prepare” for the king of holidays, Christmas. First, it was Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving and the unofficial start of Christmas shopping, when Big Box retailers and thei… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Senior Legal Line Q. and A.

What do I need to know about making a will?

 DEAR SENIOR LEGAL LINE: I want to have a Will. Can I handwrite one or does it have to be typed? Who has to witness it? Signed, Loren DEAR LOREN: In Minnesota, there are not very many requirements to make a valid Will. The law does not require… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Cheeseburgers in Paradise:

The nuclear proliferation of means (& obliteration of ends)


 Editor’s note: As we approach the holiday-shopping weeks ahead I felt it was a good time to publish this essay by Pastor Kristin Foster. I also felt that her topic would be appropriate placed between our local small business piece (p. 9) and t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Where does our food come from?




 Visualize the food on your table at any given meal. How much of it was harvested in northeastern Minnesota, or even the state of Minnesota? How much of it travelled thousands of miles across the country by truck or plane, or even from other co… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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