Gordon John Poirier



Gordon John Poirier, age 84 of Hibbing passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 in his home with his family by side. He was born February 1, 1930 in Penobscott Location, the son of John and Esther (Van Camp) Poirier and was a lifelong resident of Hibbing… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Gene Olan Rodberg



Gene Olan Rodberg, age 46 of Virginia died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in his home of natural causes. He was born July 29, 1967 in El Paso, TX the son of John and Shirley (Niemi) Rodberg. Gene liked the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He enjo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

E. Lee Marconett



E. Lee Marconett, age 91 of West Virginia, MN, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 in St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia. He was born July 23, 1922 in Hopper, MN the son of John Elmer and Mildred (Kimball) Marconett and was a g… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Paddling with the loons




 I have always been fascinated by our state bird, the Common Loon, and always enjoyed seeing them by the dock or coming up by the boat, in my growing up years and during family weekends at the cabin. As my passion for photography grew, I notice… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

HL Water Carnival to feature Battle of the Bands




 It’s the 59th annual Hoyt Lakes Water Carnival July 24-27 and I sure don’t want to miss this event. They’ve got some first-ever events this year, including a Battle of the Bands and a Little Miss Hoyt Lakes contest, which pro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ely’s signature event of the year: Blueberry Art Festival



 Ely’s biggest event of the year, the Blueberry Art Festival happens July 25-27 at Whiteside Park. It is the festival’s 34th year. The festival opens at noon on Friday until 7 p.m. Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Program offers free hotel accommodations to veterans searching for jobs in MN



ST. PAUL, MN – It just got a little easier for military veterans who are looking for work, to find it here in Minnesota. On July 8th, Minnesota joined three other states in a new pilot program that provides free hotel accommodations to veteran… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VA to restructure Office of Medical Inspector



WASHINGTON – In response to the Office of Special Counsel’s recent recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson announced VA will restructure the Department’s Office of Medical Inspec… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New regulations automate burial payments



WASHINGTON – New burial regulations effective today will now allow the Department Veterans Affairs (VA) to automatically the maximum amount allowable under most eligible surviving spouses more and efficiently, without the need for a written ap… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Trail Tour now in its 10th year, over 6,000 cyclists



Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour participants. Submitted photo.MESABI TRAIL – The Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour ‘14 event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2. Each year the tour changes routes to showcase different portions of the trail a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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