Joyce E. (Makela) Hanson



 Joyce E. (Makela) Hanson, 80, of Mountain Iron, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Diamond Willow. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 27 at Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1:00 p.m.with visitation one hour prior. Pastor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

George W. Nyberg



George W. Nyberg, 86, Lake Vermilion-Cook, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. He was born on October 25, 1927, at Soudan, MN, the son of  AW “Bill” and Marie (Schmid) Nyberg.  He grew up in Ely where… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Feeling thankful this year

ESCAPING TYPHOON HAIYAN


The path of typhoon Haiyan as it swept across the Philippines is shown on this map. My daughter Katie Cole and her friend Jenna Alfarano were in El Nido, Palawan, when the typhoon swept across the Philippines causing the death of thousands of people… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

I’m thankful for . . .

my blessed childhood


Karen Louhi with Louhi. brothers Photo Mike submitted. and Brian and her father DickI went for my morning walk the other day as the first snowflakes fell around me creating an enchanting aura. It is just as magical today as it was over 40 years ago…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Range Respite plans Cookies Walk for Caregivers



VIRGINIA – Range Respite will host its first annual Cookie Walk for Caregivers on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. – 12 noon at the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia, The event is designed to raise funds for caregiver support programs i… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

St. Michael’s hosting model train exhibit



VIRGINIA – The Laurentian Northern Railroad Club (LNRRC) will showcase their model train exhibit on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab Center in Virginia. The event is free and open to the pub… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Weekends can be long for these children

Buddy Backpack program serves 720 students in area


Chisholm Senior Center ladies help pack Buddy Backpacks. Photo submitted. anonymous donorNOTE: Last Thanksgiving, I did a story about the Buddy Backpack program of the United Way of NE MN. The story led to many new donations for this much-needed pro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Sping Wind




 In our basement is a small room reserved for our electrical circuit breaker panels and our stock of light switches, breakers, wire nuts, conduit, wire, and connectors. The room is a very macho domain. It is guarded by pictures of my serious-lo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range Nursing collaborative announced for HCC



HIBBING – The Northeast Higher Education District (NHED) announced Iron Range Nursing (IRN), a collaborative partnership between Minnesota State University Mankato, Fairview Range and Hibbing Community College. This partnership will bring a RN… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local Fairview physician achieves board certification



Fairview Range ENT physician Dr. Mary Schinkel successfully completed specialty certification examination. Submitted photo.HIBBING – Fairview Range is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Certification Examination of the American Ost… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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