Franklin Danforth (Dan) Sherman



Franklin Danforth (Dan) Sherman, 90, of Cook, MN passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN. He was born on September 14, 1925 in Duluth to James and Laurel (Danforth) Sherman and was a long t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Laurence Dale Heglund



 Laurence Dale Heglund, 88, Cook, MN, passed away at the Virginia Convalescent Center on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Laurence was born on June 21, 1927, the youngest child of Edward and Marie (Degrugillier) Heglund, in the family homestead in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A Football Hall of Fame Day on the Range




The family of Mt. Iron–Buhl Football Hall of Fame 2015 inductee Rick Anderson. Pictured (l. to r.) are daughter Michelle Anderson, grandsons Nikolas Jesch (age 10), Aric Marks (age 13), Arin Marks (age 16) and Dylan Anderson-Scinto (age 8), da… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

AUTUMN Fall, firewood and food; it’s all good

Fall features


 In today’s edition, we feature seasonal stories including one woman’s fish camp (p. 8), local biking enthusiasts (p. 9), one family’s hunting dogs (p. 13), removing buoys and channel markers from area lakes (p. 24),fall color road trips (p. 28… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fish Camp – for women only




An early morning fishing scene during the WI Women Fish’s 9th Annual Fish Camp. Photo by Jody Anderson.What common factor is the cause of over 60 women from four different states (WI, MN, IL, & MI) to gather together in the heart of the no… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Informal biking enthusiasts ride weekly




Category Six Riders, an informal group of bicyclists, meet for a weekly ride at the YMCA parking lot in Mt. Iron. Photo submitted.The Iron Range is a beautiful part of the country. The forests, lakes, and even the ore-red hills draw people to it. Th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Vermilion Dam to host annual muskie outing




LAKE VERMILION – Muskie fishing has definitely found its place on Lake Vermilion with many of the sport’s enthusiasts returning yearly to try their luck in snagging a trophy muskie. An annual event to be held in October has proven to be popula… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Retail therapy for you and Rover

Chain stores you probably didn’t know allowed pets

 For many pet lovers, bringing a furry friend along on a shopping trip would be the perfect way to spend a day. While many big-name chain stores do have a “service dogs only” policy, you may be surprised to know that a number of the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SCIENCE = FUN

Students gear up for Mind Trekkers Showcase

Approximately 2,000 northeastern Minnesota students and their teachers will have fun while learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the 2015 Iron Range Mind Trekkers STEM Showcase. Last year, nearly 1,800 students and about… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota’s STEM students get boost with grants from SciTechsperience



 ST. PAUL – A DEED grant doubles matching grants to businesses providing handson work experience for college students through the SciTechsperience Internship Program. SciTechsperience will provide 450 matching grants over the next two yea… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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