Alyssa S. Newman



Alyssa Sue Newman, 32, Hibbing passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Eveleth Fitzgerald Rehabilitation Center, after a lengthy illness.Alyssa was born on March 1, 1983 in Hibbing the daughter of Gary and Julie (Ruparcich) Newman. She grew u… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Larry Kermit Nelson



Larry Kermit Nelson, age 62 of Lake Vermilion – Tower died unexpectedly, Thursday, April 9, 2015 in the Essentia Health Center-Virginia. He was born July 13, 1952 in Bagley, MN the son of Kermit and Jean (Johnson) Nelson and was a graduate of Evelet… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lena Agnes Zimmerman Hill



Lena Agnes Zimmerman Hill, 90, of Nashwauk, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015 at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing.  Memorial services were held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 a,m,. at the Nashwauk United Methodist Church with visitat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vienna Pearl Heikkila



Vienna Pearl Heikkila, 99, of Hibbing passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Guardian Angels in Hibbing.  Memorial services were held Friday, April 10th at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hibbing with visitation one hour prior to th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Argean Jeanette (Nynas) Mannila



Argean Jeanette (Nynas) Mannila, 83, of Hibbing, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at Guardian Angels Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hibbing.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Range Funeral Home in Hibbi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lawrence “Larry” A. Laakso



Lawrence “Larry” A. Laakso, 77, of Nashwauk, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday, April 13, 2015.  Funeral services will be held Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Nashwauk Alliance Church.  Visitation… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Spring is a good time for an anniversary




The Hometown Focusteam. Front row, l. to r.: Mobile Man, Jeff Asbach, Marcus Bustamante, Lanis Aynes, Idell Henderson, Sue Froehlingsdorf, Vicky Juntunen, Cindy Kujala, Tylor Asbach, Hannah White. Back row, l. to r.: Jean Cole, Scott Asbach. Photo … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Contributors make our world go ’round



God bless the sharers and carers and the contributors of the world! They are our everything! A year ago we clocked in with 517 Hometown Focus contributors. Now, they number 580. So, we’re averaging over one new contributor per week. Our regula… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Earth Fest planners discuss their favorites




 The 7th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest is Saturday, April 18. As I write this, the final pieces of the planning puzzle are coming into place, and Earth Fest 2015 looks like it will be the best Earth Fest so far. I asked some of our Earth Fest Pl… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Minnesota Humanities Center accepting nominations for 2015 Veterans’ Voices Award



ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Humanities Center is accepting nominations for its Veterans’ Voices Award, honoring Minnesota Veterans who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Veterans Voices is a statewide program of the Humanities Cen… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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