Robert Thomas Johnson, (“Butsy”)



 Robert Thomas Johnson, (“Butsy”), 85, Orr, died peacefully on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center in Duluth. Robert was born on July 1, 1929 in Hibbing, MN.  He was the son of John and Eva (Madden) … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Eldon Darrel Kirsch



 Eldon Darrel Kirsch, 80, of Virginia, MN went peacefully to be with his Lord on May 15, 2015, with his family by his side. Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, May 22, 2015 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Virginia with visitat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Janina “Jane” Las



 Janina “Jane” Las, 63, Pelican Lake-Orr, passed away on  Monday, May 18, 2015 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.She was born on January 28, 1952 in Rogoznik, Poland, the daughter of  the late Jozef and Aniela Komperda…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lauretta A. Kelly



A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel in Chisholm, 205 NW First St., with Rev. Fr. Frank Perkovich officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Chisholm Cemeter… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lauretta A. Kelly



A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel in Chisholm, 205 NW First St., with Rev. Fr. Frank Perkovich officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Chisholm Cemeter… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Repeat champs at City Auto Glass Walleye Classic on LV



Bob Lubovich of Lakeville and Greg Ribich of Minneapolis took home top honors in the 10th annual City Auto Glass Walleye Classic on Lake Vermilion on May 16. Submitted photo.LAKE VERMILION – Bob Lubovich of Lakeville and Greg Ribich of Minneap… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Memorial Day




My nephew Christopher White, r., of Hudson, WI, is pictured here with Brigadier General Pulman, during a Full Honors funeral for a fallen soldier at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Christopher, a Master Sergeant and a Senior Training Non Comissioned… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Total cost of U.S. wars since 2001



At the website www.NationalPriorities.org, they have a real-time counter that displays the amount of U.S. taxpayers’ money being spent on wars. Every hour, $10.54 million is being spent for the total cost of wars since 2001. The counter (as of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

IAVA’s Instagram campaign

#GoSilent highlights true meaning of Memorial Day

The steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. is the setting for the first-ever InstaMeet – an Instagram-focused event designed to capture in photos the meaning of the holiday from the nation’s capital. Open to the public and Instagram… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

We Honor Veterans program is about dignity

Veterans entering hospice care at Essentia Health-Virginia receive recognition


 There is a long tradition of military service in Dee Dee Thesenvitz’s family. Her uncle fought in France during World War I and was buried there. Her father and father-in-law both fought in World War II; brothers and a sister-in-law have also… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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