Rosemary L. King



 Rosemary L. King, 61, of Orr, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Range Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior.  Arr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Carol Emily Michalek



 Carol Emily Michalek, age 75 of Lake Vermilion,Tower died Sunday, January 4, 2015 in the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely. She was born January 8, 1939 in Chicago the daughter of James and Carolyn (Parod) Prasil. Carol married Russell Michal… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dennis R. Samm



 Dennis R. Samm, 68, of Duluth, passed away January 2, 2015 at Miller Dwan in Duluth. Services will be held Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the Vermilion Wellness Center in Tower at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. T… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Florence M. Santa



 Florence M. Santa, 84, of Britt, passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at Essentia Health Care Center in Virginia. Memorial Services will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour pri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

William Pulkinen



 William Pulkinen, 68, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Duluth after a brief bout with cancer with his family by his side. Memorial services will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Range Funeral Home in V… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Pete Stauber elected 2015 Chair of St. Louis County Board



Tom Rukavina of Pike (l.) was sworn in as St. Louis County Commissioner for the Fourth District by St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Virginia on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Submitted photo.DULUTH – Pete Staub… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Getting PICKLED in Virginia

At the Virginia Tennis and Pickleball Club


Tuesday morning pickleball players at the Virginia Indoor Tennis and Pickleball Club braved the sub-zero temperatures to get in a few games. Photo by Marcus Bustamante.VIRGINIA – The new name of the former Quad Cities Tennis For All facility reflect… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

George Erickson’s legacy

The Virginia Indoor Tennis and Pickleball Club


An aerial view of the Virginia Indoor Tennis and Pickleball Club. Photo submitted.Virginia has the best indoor tennis and pickleball courts facility north of the Twin Cities, and it’s largely due to the efforts of one man: George Erickson. Thi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

PICKLEBALL FACTS from the USAPA




 I spoke with the USA Pickleball Association’s public relations gal in Arizona, Ruth Rosenquist, who urged me to try pickleball. “It’s not just for seniors,” she said. “All ages play this game. I’m in my 50s and I can play competitively against… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ely Area Food Shelf is open on Jan. 21



ELY – The Ely Area Food Shelf will be open on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at its new location, 15 W. Conan St. in Ely. Shoppers have the option to pick up a shopping number at 11 a.m. which designates a time to return to sh… Please register for a free account or log in […]


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