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Joseph R. Schutte



Joseph R. Schutte, 82, of Eveleth, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Fitzgerald Nursing Home & Rehab in Eveleth.  He was born on July 5, 1932 in Eveleth to Joseph and Pauline (Lustik) Schutte Jr.  Joseph graduated from Eveleth High School … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Richard “Rick” A. Paakkonen



Richard “Rick” A. Paakkonen, 61, Cook, passed away at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Rick was born on February 17, 1953 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota; the son of Howard and Elsie (Snell) Paakkonen.  He grew up North … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Precious Paws holding rummage and bake sale



CHISHOLM – Precious Paws Humane Society of Chisholm will be hosting a rummage and bake sale on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their facility located at 101 S.W. 1st Ave. in Chisholm. The event is being held in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Gilbert City-Wide Rummage Sale slated



GILBERT – Gilbert’s 10th annual City-Wide Rummage Sale is being held Friday, Aug. 1 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday, Aug. 2 (8 a.m. – 3 p.m.). This year there will be food vendors set up in Woody’s Knotty Pine parking lot for … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Saturday Night Country Live! August 9



MT. IRON – Saturday Night Country Live! will feature Young Country on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at Merritt Elementary School in Mt. Iron. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door. Refreshments will be available at intermission. Saturday … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Haarfager Lodge picnic planned



VIRGINIA – Sons of Norway Haarfager Lodge #40 will meet Sunday, Aug. 3, at 12 noon at the Lions Den in Olcott Park in Virginia for their annual picnic. Beverages and table service will be provided. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Relay For Life meeting on Aug. 13



HIBBING – A Relay For Life committee/team meeting will be held at Bennett Park on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. to set team sites and finalize plans for the annual fundraiser to be held on August 16. Donations collected should be turned in dur… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

August is FAIR month!




One of the game booths on the fairgrounds at the 2013 Embarrass Region Fair. Photo by Cindy Kujala.From Bear River up north to Meadowlands at the southern reaches of the Iron Range area, and from Embarrass at the east end to Grand Rapids 80 miles to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

“What is the difference between a fair and a festival?”




 In 1884 in Duluth, a group of farmers and business-people got together and decided to hold a fair. The fair was held on October 9 and 10 at the Vineyard in Duluth. A Duluth newspaper declared it a huge success with large attendance and outstan… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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