Steve M. Spicer



Steve M. Spicer, 74, of Balkan Township, died Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at his home.  He was born May 25, 1941, in Duluth, MN to Lawrence and Wilma (Madsen) Spicer.  He had lived in Duluth before becoming a longtime Chisholm and Balkan To… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Kathleen “Kaisa” Ann Chambless



Kathy Ann Chambless, 69, of Burnsville, MN, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Kathy retired from the State of Minnesota after 25+ years. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Julia Hill; siblings, Hilda… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Darin Wesley Lindgren



Darin Wesley Lindgren, 43, of Angora, MN passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at his residence. Darin W. Lindgren was born on July 6, 1972 in Virginia, the son of Darrel and Betty (Whiteside) Lindgren. He grew up in Cook, graduati… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Carol Jean Urban



Carol Jean Urban, 87, of Aurora, MN died Sunday, February 21, 2016 at St. Raphael’s Health and Rehab in Eveleth, MN. Carol was born June 20, 1928 in Slayton, MN to Melville and Rhoda (Scabba) Frisvold.  She attended Country School District #9 a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Cleo N. Cass



Cleo Cass, 87, of Gilbert died Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Essentia Health – Virginia. Cleo was born November 16, 1928 in Bruce South Dakota to William and Eva Mae (Levitt) Taken. She attended country school in Dempster, SD and later married Ral… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eugene Roy Rivers



Eugene Roy Rivers, 89, of Biwabik died Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at St. Mary’s Essentia Health in Duluth, MN. He was born July 2, 1926 to George A. and Mary L. (Croteau) Rivers in Biwabik, MN.  He enlisted with the US Navy during WWII and serv… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jack LeRoy Chamberlin



Jack LeRoy Chamberlin, 79, of Virginia, passed away Friday, February 26, 2016 at New Journey Assisted Living in Biwabik.  Jack attended school in Monticello, MN.  He worked on the family farm and was married to Rose Iten on May 16, 1953 in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Og Krueger



Og Krueger, 83, of Mountain Iron, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2016 surrounded by his family in his daughter’s home. He was born May 24, 1932 in Vergas, MN the son of Ewald and Doris (Cummings) Krueger and married Janice Umlauf o… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marie Alina Charivollott



Marie Alina Charivollotti, 85, of Virginia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Marie was born October 31, 1930 in Mt. Iron to August and Ida Aline (Haka) Takala.  She was a 1948 grad… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Local artist weaves a

tale with pen and ink


All illustrations featured in this article are by Rebecca Koepke, and are part of her 30-panel series called “Beauty and the Beast Zentagled Tale.” It is her visual interpretation of the fairy tale, which was written by French novelist G… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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