Shirley M. Olson



 Shirley M. Olson, 86, Cook, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at Carefree Assisted Living in Cook, MN.  She was born Shirley Mae Kilgore on October 1, 1929 in Wenatchee, Washington.  At the age of 12 the family moved to Seat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

David E. Jacobs



David E. Jacobs, 67, of rural Aurora, MN died Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Essentia Health – Duluth, MN.  David was born April 18, 1948 in Wellington, Kansas to Cecil and Wanda (Mitchell) Jacobs.  He was a graduate of Goddard High School … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Verionica M. “Booty” Lageson



Verionica M. “Booty” Lageson, 82, of Biwabik, MN died Saturday, November 7, 2015 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia, MN.  Booty was born on April 17, 1933 to Oscar and Melitta (Meyer) Leonhardt in Manitowoc, WI. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Sherilyn Kay Martinson



Sherilyn Kay Martinson, 64, of Hibbing, MN passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at her residence. Sherilyn was born to Robert and Gwenith (Slattery) Willard on July 25, 1951 in Hibbing.  She grew up in Hibbing and graduated from Hibbing High … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Volunteers sought for Curling Night in America



EVELETH – Curling Night in America, the made-for-television international curling event, will be taped at Curl Mesabi in Eveleth on Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 3 – 5. Nine two-hour television programs filmed at the competition will a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hunting shack tales How I was “voted in” to the family




 The Reichel shack, inappropriately dubbed “Caesar’s Palace,” is a one-room building. At the far end are built-in bunk beds; double sized, stacked three high on each side, with an old library ladder in the middle to access the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gov.’s Deer Opener draws hundreds



 MT. IRON – Photographer Paul Pluskwik was on hand at the Minnesota Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener events held last Thursday at the Mountain Iron Community Center. He took this week’s cover photo, and the photos on this page. Thanks, Paul! Even… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mark’s Country Market: Processing meat for 32 years




Mark’s Country Market is a familiar landmark on Highway 53 north of Virginia. Photo by Kirsten Reichel.ANGORA – Mark’s Country Market, located in Angora, MN, is a bustling meat processing shop that has been in business since 1983 a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kunnari Country Meats: Processing hundreds of deer




The Kunnari deer processing crew includes, l. to r.: Scott Ortler, Phillip De Marte, Jack and Mariann Kunnari. Photo by Kirsten Reichel.FAYAL -The Kunnari name is familiar to those in the area for their greenhouse and farmers market and, more recent… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local deer hunters succeed first week of season!



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