Man and his best friend

Gregg Edward Meredith



Gregg Edward Meredith was born April 24, 1960 in Kankakee, IL. He attended Covenant & public schools. He excelled as a distance runner in high school. Because his mother was ill with leukemia, he often resided with grandparents. There he started… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Jeffrey David Petrack



Jeffrey David Petrack, 72, of Virginia passed away on August 8, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.Born in Chisholm, MN on June 3, 1042 to Rose (Petrack) Oates, Jeff was raised by Rose (Dolly) and Stewie Oates in Chisholm, graduating … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Richard Aarre “Dick” Okerstrom



Richard Aarre “Dick” Okerstrom, 85, died August 10 at St. Michael’s hospice in Virginia after a courageous 16-month battle with brain cancer. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia at 11:00 AM with… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Joseph “Joe” “Crumb” David Surla



Joseph “Joe” “Crumb”  David Surla, 74, Lake Vermilion-Cook, passed away  peacefully on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at St. Michael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center in Virginia.  He was raised and schooled in Eveleth, graduating from E… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Karen E. Glumack



Karen E. Glumack, 70, of Virginia, died Friday, August 8, 2014 in Virginia following a heart related illness. At Karen’s request a private family service was held. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guestbook or… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Where wood is good, and glass is class

Lake Vermilion boat show brings out the classics


These carAqua boats were manufactured by Marine Plastics of Fort Lauderdale, FL, in 1958 and 1959. Photo submitted.I travel several thousand miles every summer attending boat shows. That’s why I’m so appreciative of having a show so clos… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Evinrude Outboards: 100+ and still going strong



Bess EvinrudeThe year 2009 marked the 100th anniversary of the outboard motor known as Evinrude. The humble beginning of this business is also a love story. After spending a number of years working throughout the Midwest, Ole Evinrude came to Milwau… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota launches Safe Harbor for sexually exploited youth



STATEWIDE – Minnesota has launched its new statewide system for helping sexually exploited youth that treats them as abused individuals needing help and support rather than as criminals. Minnesota’s Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Youth Law went … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Foundation forms to revitalize Ely Community Center



ELY – A group of Ely-area residents has been meeting to discuss the future of the historic Ely Community Center. The Community Center is a classic Art Moderne structure built in 1938 by the U.S. Public Works Administration. A new nonprofit fou… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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