Anthony Thomas Poderzay



 Anthony Thomas Poderzay, age 92, lifelong resident of Soudan died Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at his home.  He was born January 4, 1922, in Soudan the son of Anton and Caroline (Erchul) Poderzay.  He graduated from Tower-Soudan High S… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Wilbert C. Johnson



Wilbert C. Johnson, 78, of Parkville passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl. He was born on January 22, 1936 in Virginia to August and Emma (Grundstrom) Johnson and had been a lifelong Parkville resident. He was a graduate of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Katherine “Katie” Halberg



Katherine “Katie” Halberg, 95, of Virginia, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Virginia Care Center. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 am at Range Funeral Home with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE

VHS to present spring musical


 VIRGINIA – The Queen City set sail on an ocean liner last April when Virginia High School presented Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, the school’s first musical production in fifteen years. After a recent dormancy, the VHS drama program has been gr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability presents:

Farm Dreams Workshop to be held at Earth Fest


 EDITOR’S NOTE: For the next seven weeks, the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability (IRPS) and Hometown Focus will feature the presentations and speakers that will be at the 6th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest on Saturday, April 26, in M… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Job seekers!

Prepare for Iron Range Job Fair


Job seekers are preparing for the 16th annual Iron Range Job Fair to be held on March 18, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Thunderbird Mall in Virginia. Fifty-three area employers have signed up to exhibit and meet with job seekers. Many of those… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Ice fishing shelters to be removed by March 17



ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking cooperation from anglers who need to act now to remove their fish shelter. For structures on lakes in the northern third of the state, the deadline is 11:59 p.m. Monday, March… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kooking with a kook: Shrimp!




 Editor’s note: Please welcome Iron Ranger Mona Abel to our Hometown Recipe pages. This former go- go-dancer and cookbook author spices up her recipes with a sense of humor! Mona will share recipes with us once a month, and we’re so pleased to … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SPECIAL “ENOUGH ALREADY” EDITION:

Time to vent


 With our readers’ and contributors’ help, we’d like to plan a special feature about our brutal winter. Anecdotes, stories, photos, videos, rants – all are welcome! Do you remember the exact moment you said to yourself, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

PetsLoyal2Vets

Connecting injured MN vets with loyal pets

 PRIOR LAKE, Minn. – PetsLoyal2Vets is a Minnesota-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit outreach organization registered with the IRS as a tax exempt organization. The organization recognizes the emotional bond and therapeutic value of the human-ani… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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