James “Jim” Paul Morgan



 James “Jim” Paul Morgan, 72, of Hibbing, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Hillcrest-Alice in Hibbing, MN. Jim fought a courageous battle with Parkinson’s and never gave up.  Jim’s family would like to thank Hospice for their kind a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Rebecca “Becky” Jean Sanders



Rebecca “Becky” Jean Sanders, 54, of Hibbing, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Duluth, MN.  Becky was born June 24, 1961, in Hibbing, to Marlin and Jeanne (Westerlund) Sanders.  She graduated from Hibb… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jane L. Petrell



Jane L. Petrell, 62, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl, MN. Jane Lynn Petrell was born November 15, 1952 in Virginia, MN, to Wilson and Marian (Brinati) Barfknecht. She grew up in Biwabik, MN, graduating from Biwabik… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bruce John Salgy, Sr.



Bruce John Salgy, Sr., 58, of Meadowlands, MN, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his residence. Bruce was born May 3, 1957 in Orem, Utah to Frank and Palma (Martin) Salgy.  Bruce graduated from Seamanship School in Maryland.  He wor… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mary M. Strong, “Waubcomegook”



 Mary M. Strong, “Waubcomegook” – meaning “the first fall of snow”, 73, Lake Vermilion, MN, died Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Essentia Health in Duluth, MN.  She was also known to many as Margaret or “Muggs.”  Mary was of the Bear Clan… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

George H. Jorgenson



George H. Jorgenson, 90, of Eveleth, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Edgewood Vista in Virginia, MN. George Hillman Jorgenson was born December 12, 1924 in Warren, MN to George and Hannah (Myrfield) Jorgenson. He attended country school in … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mining & Labor Day:

Our past, our present


The Glen-Godfrey chain of mine pits south of Minnesota Discovery Center (looking west from Mesabi Trail). Photo courtesy IRRRB.This week’s Mining Edition coincides with Labor Day, which is fitting. Labor Day honors the American labor movement,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

If steel dumping is illegal, why don’t we stop it?




HTF staffer Cindy Kujala recently visited the Duluth-Superior Port where she took this picture of steel pipe unloaded on the port terminal. As best as she could determine, this pipe arrived on a ship named the Eider, owned by Parakou Shipping in Hon… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Agent Orange Act of 1991 would be extended two years

Bill introduced to ensure Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange continue to get care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) recently introduced the Agent Orange Extension Act of 2015, which extends the original deadline issued by the Agent Orange Act of 1991 to ensure that Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange recei… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Wall That Heals is coming to Minnesota Sept. 9 – 13



The Wall That Heals. Photo credit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.ST. PAUL – Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund (MMAF) is hosting The Wall That Heals, a half scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Sept… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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