Ronald John Jussila



Memorial service for Ronald John Jussila, 76, of Hoyt Lakes, will be 10:30am Friday, November 8, 2013 at United Methodist Church in Aurora with Pastor Barbara Hegfors officiating. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurn… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Philip J. Skarp



 Philip J. Skarp, 75, of Virginia, died Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl MN. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Virginia. Visitation will start Friday, Nov… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eino O. Valo



Eino O. Valo, of Makinen, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab Center at the age of 98. Private family services were held at Range Funeral Home in Virginia, with visitation one hour prior. Arrangements are with Range Funer… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ronald Jarvinen



 Ronald Jarvinen, 77 of Britt, died October 30, 2013 at the Virginia Care Center. Private family services were held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Howard W. Jokinen



Howard W. Jokinen, 66, of Embarrass, died Sunday, November 3, 2013 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.at Range Funeral Home in Virginia with visitation one hour prior. Arrangements are with R… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VETERANS DAY SALUTE

Matthew B. Herberg, Irag War Veteran


Justine and Matt Herberg celebrate his April 2012 homecoming. Photo submitted.Editor’s note: When I heard that Iraq veteran Matt Herberg of Virginia was exhibiting his photography at the Lyric Center for the Arts this month I contacted his wife Just… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Give something that means something this holiday season

Holiday Mail for Heroes mailbox open through December 6

 The American Red Cross kicked off its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program in September and invites Americans to show their gratitude and best wishes for those who serve our country, vets and their families by sending holiday cards. Through … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Symphony is alive, well and rehearsing!



 VIRGINIA – The Mesabi Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for the 2013-14 season and the results promise to be major treats for supporters of MSO. Since last spring MSO has been searching for a new conductor. From a large and talented field… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

HTF columnists on hiatus



Hometown Focus columnists Susan Santi (Massage for Health & Wellness) and Brian Miller (Out of the Blue) are currently on hiatus until the end of November or so. We neglected to mention this when they began their “vacation” a few wee… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Do I need to worry about identity theft?




 What is identity theft? It is the illegal taking of private information such as a person’s credit card information, driver’s license, social security information, bank account information, place of address (if not listed), unlisted… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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