Mayme “Mae” H. Marsyla



Mayme H. Marsyla, 98, lifelong resident of the Linden Grove-Cook area, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014, at the Cook Nursing Home. She was born Mayme Helen Wiitanen on April 5, 1916, at Linden Grove, the daughter of Henry and Katie (Rahko) Wiitan… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Stanley L. Gregory



Stanley L. Gregory, 87, of Virginia, died Tuesday May 20, 2014 at St. Michaels Health and Rehab Center in Virginia. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1:00PM at Range Funeral Home in Virginia. Arrangements are with Range Funeral… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Aloys Ralph Chiabotti



Aloys Ralph Chiabotti, age 88 of Eagles Nest died Sunday, May 18, 2014 in the Essentia Health-Virginia Care Center. He was born November 25, 1925 in Tower the son of Louis and Louise (Yapel) Chiabotti and attended Tower-Soudan Schools. Ralph joined… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A tribute to our veterans




 Veterans and elected officials all have one thing in common: Upon entering service, both took an oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic,” and to “bear true … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Judy Garland’s birthplace to celebrate 75 year OZ anniversary




 Somewhere over the rainbow on the west end of the Iron Range, all of the magic of the Emerald City will be found if you follow the yellow brick road to the birthplace of Judy Garland, who played Dorothy Gale in the 1939 version of The Wizard o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

2014 Festival schedule

The Judy Garland and Children’s Discovery Museums

 75th Anniversary Wizard of Oz Festival Grand Rapids, MN Tuesday, June 10:• 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Grand Rapids Day at the museums.See new Oz display. Grand Rapids residents get in free!• 7 p.m. – “Judy & Oz” Kar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Christina Hujanen announces bid for SL County Commissioner



Christina HujanenTOWER – Christina Hujanen will make a second bid for St. Louis County Commissioner. Hujanen, a mother and longtime community activist from rural Tower, made a strong showing four years ago in her effort to unseat incumbent com… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Former state rep Tom Rukavina to run for SLC Commissioner



Tom RukavinaPIKE TOWNSHIP – After a two-year break in elected public service, former State Representative Tom Rukavina, from Pike Township, has announced that he is running for St. Louis County Commissioner in the Fourth District. Rukavina ser… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kirsten Reichel files for SLC commissioner



Kirsten ReichelCOOK – Kirsten Reichel announced her candidacy for the position of 4th District St. Louis County Commissioner last February. Since that time, she has been traveling to cities and townships throughout the district to introduce he… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A family still grieves

Honoring Vietnam veteran Dick Burgess of Tower, MN


 “On behalf of a grateful nation…” These words are spoken to a family member, normally the mom or wife, by senior military officials as they present the perfectly folded triangle of the American flag that draped the casket of their loved one wh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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