Erich Von Strom



Erich Von Strom went on his last great adventure in life when he passed to the other side on July 24, 2015.  He was 39 years old.  Erich was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on November 15, 1975, the son of Linda (Olson) lee and Milo Von Stro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Virginia M. Brunetta



Virginia M. Brunetta, 89, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab in Virginia, MN. She was born March 24, 1926 in Virginia, MN, to Antonio and Lucia (Buttazzi) Brunetta. Virginia attended the Virginia Schools, graduat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marcella “Marcy” B. Drift,



Marcella “Marcy” B. Drift, 75, of Virginia, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Virginia Regional Medical Center. Marcy was born June 2, 1940 with her twin sister, Priscilla in Nett Lake. She moved to Duluth where she raised her children. Sh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Loren D. Wood Sr.



Loren D. Wood Sr., 87, Cook, graduated to Heaven on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at the Cook Hospital.  He was born Loren Dean Wood on July 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Illinois, where he grew up on the family farm, which included animals like pig… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lake Vermilion: Mail, miles and so much to see




Map courtesy of W.A. Fisher Company, Virginia, MN.LAKE VERMILION – “The Postal Service moves mail using planes, trains, trucks, cars, boats, ferries, helicopters, subways, float planes hovercraft, mules bic cle and feet,” their webs te shares. The m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

From monologues to macrame

North St. Louis County 4H’ers excel at Minnesota State Fair


4H’ers show their ribbons at the St. Louis County Fair. Pictured back center: Dominick Olivanti. Top row (l. to r.): Brandon Mackai, Abrianna Mellesmoen, Kayla Krueger, Audrey Klein, Cari Eibler, Angelia Tuomonen, Heather Herbranson and Katrin… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bella the Burner

Irene Oie’s home front and WAC service revisited


Friday, August 20 Formal photo of Irene Aho during her WWII3militaryPM – 5 PMservice. She was a sergeant in the Women’s Army Corps. Photo submitted.Free Brats, Hot Dogs, Pop & ChipsIrene (Aho) Oie (b. 1922 – d. 2007) of Mt. Iron, MN,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A community helped reunite Thomas and his family

Thomas the Cat and his nights out in the neighborhood


 VIRGINIA – It all started with a neighborhood National Night Out gathering on Tuesday, Aug. 4. I was running so far behind that day and, to finish off an already disastrous day, I came home to discover that my computer had been murdered … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

FurBalls Need a Furnace fundraiser Sept. 24



 CHISHOLM – Precious Paws Humane Society of Chisholm is holding a Burger Bash fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chisholm. Cost is $8 for a hamburger or cheeseburger with… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Maria Muldaur brings Way Past Midnight to Comet Theater



 COOK – The legendary singer Maria Muldaur will be making a stop on her way from Canada to Minneapolis for a very special concert at the Comet Theater in Cook, MN on Wednesday, Sept. 30 . Note to my northern friends: I had the pleasure of booki… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]


Category Pages are limited to 28 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.