Lyna Helen Lamppa



Lyna Helen Lamppa, 90, of Virginia and formerly of Embarrass, died on Sunday, August 24, 2014.  Lyna was born on December 10, 1923 to Emil and Hulda (Perttu)  Niemi of Florenton.  She graduated from the Virginia High School in 1942.&n… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Angelo Frank “Za” Poaletti



Angelo Frank “Za” Poaletti, age 66, of Lake Vermilion and formerly of Mt. Iron, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 in his home.  He was born February 24, 1948, in Eveleth the son of Angelo and Katherine (Palkovich) Poaletti.  He graduated from… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia G. Johnson



Virginia G. Johnson, 83, of Virginia passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Chisholm. She was born on February 3, 1931 in Virginia to Selmer and Grace (Knoll) Hoff and was a graduate of the Virginia high school.&nbsp… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Water, food and shelter:

Human dependence on mining

Hoover Dam panoramic view from the Arizona side. The Hoover Dam was made with 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete, equal to the volume of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Three mines and a cement plant are needed to provide concrete for reservoir dams. W… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Twin Metals project validated by Pre-Feasibility Study



The four major sites of the proposed Twin Metals Minnesota Project: Underground mine site, concentrator site, tailings storage facility site and utility corridors.Editor’s note: While this news release notes the Pre-feasibility Study is based … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Iron Range Miners’ Expo:

See all the hot new mining stuff in Chisholm

A Terex HR16 mini excavator was on display at the Iron Range Miner’s Expo last year. Photo by Deborah McCauley.CHISHOLM – The third annual Iron Range Miners’ Expo, to be held September 10-11 at Minnesota Discovery Center, is expected to be big… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Project conserves wildlife habitat, honors military veterans

New, 604-acre Veterans State Wildlife Management Area opens near Clearwater

 CLEARWATER, Minn. – More than 600 acres in Minnesota’s Stearns and Wright counties have been permanently conserved in honor of Minnesota’s military veterans. The Veterans State Wildlife Management Area is now open to public hunting and outdoor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy families: Recipes offered by the MN Department of Health




 This week I ran across some healthy family recipes on the Minnesota Department of Health website. They also have a wide variety of shopping, cooking and eating tips for families, like which grains to choose and which to avoid, how desserts can… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

PolyMet’s long and winding road to (possible) permitting



If the NorthMet project is permitted and becomes operational, ore will be transferred from rail cars into crushers that were formerly used to crush iron ore at LTV. Once crushed to 0.5 inches, the ore will be ground in a rod and ball mill, reducing … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in cats

Anxiety and compulsive disorders in cats

 This is a behavioral disorder where a cat will engage in repetitive, exaggerated behaviors that are seemingly without purpose. For example, grooming to the extent that fur is rubbed off; compulsive pacing; repetitive vocalizations; and eating,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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