C. Brian Johnson



A memorial service will be held for C.Brian Johnson 76, of Palo on Tuesday, May 12,2015 at St.Mark’s Lutheran Church in Palo. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service. Pastor Brendan Johnson will officiate and inurnment will be … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

John Stewart “Jack” Benson



John Stewart “Jack” Benson, age 81 a lifelong resident of Virginia died Monday, April 27, 2015 in his home. He was born January 29, 1934 in Virginia, the son of George and Marian (Benkusky) Benson. Jack was a graduate of Virginia Roosevelt High Scho… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Douglas “Doug” James Pernu



Douglas “Doug”  James Pernu, age 64, a lifelong resident of Virginia, MN died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. Doug was born February 6, 1951 in Minneapolis, MN the son of Clifford and Dorothy (Johnson) Pernu. He gradu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Harold Wallace “Wally” Warren



Harold Wallace “Wally” Warren, 85, of Embarrass, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at home with his wife of 57 years, Bunny, and his family by his side. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Range Funeral Home at 12:00… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Paul Erik Landreville



 Paul Erik Landreville, beloved child of God, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Hibbing Hospital in Minnesota after a prolonged illness.  Funeral Services will be held Monday, May 11, 2015 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Louise E. Redmond



 Louise E. Redmond, age 61, longtime resident of Orr, MN, passed away Wednesday, May 06, 2015, peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side.  She was born February 1, 1954, to Jack and Matilda (Thompson) Redmond.  She graduated … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sharon Kay (Christianson) Kappes



 Sharon Kay (Christianson) Kappes died May 5th, 2015 at the Solvay Hospice House in Duluth where she was surrounded by her loving family.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 11th at 2:00 p.m. at the Range Funeral Home in Virginia… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage


 One tradition – and there are many associated with weddings – is to give five sugar-coated almonds at weddings. Why? Because they symbolize health, wealth, fertility, happiness and long life. What more could anybody ask from marriage? Over 2 m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A mom’s reminder of life’s frailty




 Every day I reflect on my role as a mother. Mother’s Day forces me to write it down. This is how I’m feeling about it all these days. My daughter who lives in Isabella came close to losing her home last weekend when a wild fire swept along the… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Making parenthood possible

My incredible experience as a surrogate


Brittany with the twin baby girls that she delivered as a surrogate. Photo submitted.EDITOR’S NOTE: Last June we ran a Father’s Day story by Janna Goerdt of Embarrass (“Deep gratitude on Father’s Day,” HTF, June 13, 201… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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