Rampage at the Ridge

Betty Evelyn Muhonen



Betty Evelyn Muhonen, age 77 of Mountain Iron died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in her home. She was born October 6, 1936 in Kinney, the daughter of Leander and Sylvia (Jutila) Johnson. Betty married Laurie “Larry” Muhonen on August 1, 1959 and was a lo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Raymond “Bootlegger” Garrison Chrisco



 Raymond “Bootlegger” Garrison Chrisco, age 44 of Hibbing died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in Mt. Iron. He was born September 22, 1969 in Rochelle, IL the son of Michael and Karen Chrisco. Raymond was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed h… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Community Action Celebrates 50 Years of Good Work



 “It will not be a short or easy struggle, no single weapon or strategy will suffice, but we shall not rest until that war is won.” …Lyndon B. Johnson in his declaration of an unconditional war on poverty. This year Community… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

AEOA Awarded MNsure Outreach and Enrollment Grant



 AEOA has again been awarded funding for MNsure outreach and enrollment in the amount of $200,000. MNsure grantees include respected community organizations from across Minnesota. AEOA’s partners in this project include Lakes & Pines … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SL COUNTY COURTHOUSE REDEDICATED IN VIRGINIA

Parade, cornerstone, time capsule to mark September 10 ceremony


St. Louis County Courthouse in Virginia.For more than a century, the beautiful St. Louis County District Courthouse in Virginia has proudly faced Fifth Avenue as a testament to the progress and accomplishments of the Mesabi and Vermilion iron ranges… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Honoring 150 years of Finnish immigration to North America

FinnFest USA 2014 – A celebration of “Finnish-ness” (sisu) in Minneapolis


 On August 9 and 10, I was fortunate to be able to attend the FinnFest, an annual festival and conference attended by Finnish- Americans, Finns from Finland and other interested parties. This year’s event was held at the Hyatt Regency Hot… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Fiddlin’ Fifty Gravel Grinder: Embracing the joy of rural bicycle riding




Riders began the Fiddlin’ Fifty Gravel Grinders event at the home of Scott Dahlquist and Susan Hoppe in Balkan Township north of Chisholm on August 23. Submitted photo.Gravel Grinders are grassroots bicycle events that celebrate the joy of rid… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Free MN Veterans Homes presentations being held



SILVER BAY – Christopher Bonander, one of the social workers at the Minnesota Veterans Home – Silver Bay, will be traveling the Northland this September to share information and answer questions about Silver Bay and the other Minnesota V… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

First Covenant Church launches Bible reading campaign



VIRGINIA – The Bible is the best-selling book in history, but research has found that only 16 percent of Americans read the Bible every day. First Covenant Church of Virginia is hoping to reverse that trend, starting with its own congregation…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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