Maynard Duane Johnson



Duane Johnson, age 89, of Ely Lake passed away on July 13, 2015.  He was born Maynard Duane Johnson on April 21, 1926 in Eveleth, MN the son of John and Tillie Johnson.  Duane was raised in Eveleth and also spent substantial time with his … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Jayden John Warren



 Baby Jayden, only 3½ months old, passed away tragically during his life flight to St. Mary’s in Duluth on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.  Jayden was born on April 2, 2015 to his proud parents, John “Jack” and Ashley (Behl) Warren of Eveleth.&n… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Everett R. Saatela



 Everett R. Saatela, 93, lifelong resident of Orr, MN passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2015, at Carefree Living in Orr. He was born on December 3, 1921, in Leiding Township, to Everett Sr. and Lillian (Lehto) Saatela. Everett was a pr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mountain Iron is 125 years old!



and spent a lot of time with several of the local cooks for this event.Dear Readers, We invite you to read about Mt. Iron’s 125th Anniversary and Merritt Days celebration, Aug. 1-8, in this week’s edition of HTF. The birthplace of the M… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Taste of Mountain Iron – Thursday, Aug. 6

A community comes together to share ethnic, family food specialties


Pictured (l. to r.) are Marge Scinto, Dylan Anderson Scinto, Joe Scinto, Harriet Scinto and Tyler LaMourea of Mt. Iron. They will be featuring chicadills at the Taste of Mountain Iron event on August 6. Photos by Cindy Kujala.MT. IRON – The pl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Merritt Days / 125 year celebration events



 Kickball tournament 4th annual adult, co-ed kickball tournament will be held at the South Grove field at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1. Registration fee is $100 per team. Call Ryan at 780-6164 for information and registration. Must be 18 years or… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Plus banjos, mandolins, guitars and more

Fiddle championships Aug. 1 in Mt. Iron

Claire Sayers, 2013 and 2014 Minnesota State Old Time Fiddling champion. Submitted photo.MT. IRON – We hope you can join us for the 34th annual Minnesota State Old Time Fiddle Championships on Saturday, Aug. 1. The preliminary round is at 1 p…. Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Family fun, DARE fishing contest, community picnic, Gin Blossoms and more



 From the City Council: At the July 6, City Council meeting, the council: Voted to not waive the monetary limits on municipal tort liability established by Minnesota Statutes. Approved change order number one to add steel casing pipe on the Mo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lost game warden history found

Charles Masoner was World War I veteran, MN conservation officer in Bemidji

Charles Masoner. Photo courtesy of MN DNR.As part of National Law Enforcement Memorial Week in May, conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources placed wreaths at cemeteries across the state to honor the 14 Minnesota cons… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Nearly 500 registered for Legacy Run so far



INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Nearly 500 registrants have signed up online for this year’s American Legion Legacy Run. Online registration is available until Aug. 1 here. The Legacy Run will leave Indianapolis Aug. 23 and arrive at Legion Post 22… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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