William “Bill” F. Forsline



 William “Bill” F. Forsline, 80, Chisholm, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, with his loving family at his side. Bill was born on May 8, 1934 in Cook, the son of Hans and Mabel (Erickson) Forsline.  He grew up in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Robert “Tilly” C. Kjenaas, Jr



Robert “Tilly” C. Kjenaas, Jr., 66, of Pike Township, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at his residence after a long and courageous battle with COPD and heart disease. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 26, 2015 with visi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Doris Mae (Rosati) Haugen



 Doris Mae (Rosati) Haugen, 84, of Eveleth, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Essentia Health-Virginia.  She was born on January 5, 1931, in Eveleth to Julio and Clara (Tomassoni) Rosati.  Doris was united in marriage to Leighton A. H… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Allan McKie



 Allan McKie, 90, formerly of Chisholm and Crane Lake, who was born June 16, 1924 in Bessemer, MI, to Cecelia (Lampi) and William McKie returned to his Maker on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.  He leaves behind his 5 children, Carol McKie (Jerr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Clara A. McGleno



Clara A. McGleno, 63, Nett Lake, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth. Clara was born on May 21, 1951, in Virginia, Minnesota, to Edward and Flora Skinaway.She grew up in Grand Rapids, MN and in Mi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Joanne Donald (Zaa We Bi Ne Siik “Yellow Bird”)



 Joanne Donald (Zaa We Bi Ne Siik “Yellow Bird”) passed on to the spirit world on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Joanne was born on November 2, 1935 and raised on the Nett Lake Indian Reservation (Bois Forte). Joanne moved to Lake Vermilion (Bois For… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Adeline Catherine Pratt



Adeline Catherine Pratt, age 87, of Virginia and formerly of Parkville and Tower, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at Chestnut Grove in Virginia.  She was born July 2, 1927, in Virginia the daughter of Fredrick and Sarah (Roses) Limmer.  She g… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vision-Pro Optical moving to new location in Aurora



 AURORA – The locallyowned eye care retail chain, Vision-Pro Optical, is moving to a new location in Aurora, Minn., early next week. The Aurora Vision-Pro store is moving to 405 West 3rd Ave North, also known as the “old East Range … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hwy. 53 reroute: What will it look like?

A grand opportunity for the Quad Cities


This is a map of the proposed E-2 re-route path for Hwy. 53 between Midway and Virginia. The circled areas are the locations that the Visual Quality Review Committee have input on and include the two bridges and the city entrance at Second Avenue. M… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Drone video of the Hwy. 53 re-route




This DJI Phantom unmanned aerial vehicle is similar to Terry Hartikka’s. Terry took a video with his drone that follows approximately the proposed path of the Hwy. 53 realignment between Midway and Virginia. Visit our website, www.hometownfocu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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