Gregory John Peterson



 Gregory John Peterson, 60, of Cook, MN was called home to the Kingdom of God on March 24, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Greg was born on December 29, 1955 the son of James “Red” and Sue (Thompson) Peterson.  He was their fir… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Betty Lorraine Hardt Zalkowski



 Betty Lorraine Hardt Zalkowski, 85, died unexpectedly March 27, 2016 in Virginia. Betty was born in Edgar, WI on May 7, 1930 to Gust and Josephine Amelung.  She graduated from Edgar High School.  On May 17, 1949 she married Raymond L… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jean Adair Hall



 Jean Adair Hall, 74, of Orr, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, after a life full of camping, fishing and hunting.  She was born on October 27, 1941 in Grand Rapids, MN, the daughter… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gladyce H. Snell



Gladyce H. Snell, 90, of Cook passed away on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at Carefree Living in Cook. She was born on April 29, 1925 by a midwife in the East Little Fork area, near Cook, the daughter of Edwin and Agnes (Johnson) Trygg. Her mother passed… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Dorothy (Dotti) B. McCullough



Dorothy (Dotti) B. McCullough, 65, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2016 at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Fargo, ND. In 1988, Dotti married the love of her life Dennis McCullough (deceased) in Virginia, MN. She resided in Minnesota for many years b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Paul Edward “Eddie” Tekautz



Paul Edward “Eddie” Tekautz, 72, of Hoyt Lakes, MN, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Essentia Health in Aurora, MN. Paul was born August 15, 1943 in Tower, MN to Charles and Gladys (Axelson) Tekautz.  He was a graduate of Tower High School and… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Jane L. Swartz



Jane L. Swartz, 91, of Biwabik, MN, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Essentia Health in Aurora, MN.  She was born July 6, 1924 in Meadowlands, MN to Joseph and Anna (Zahradnik) Holets.  Jane was a 1942 graduate of Meadowlands High School a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lloyd “Bernie” Lamppa



 Lloyd “Bernie” Lamppa, 89, of Virginia and formerly of Babbitt, MN, and Grand Island, NE, died Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Essentia Health Virginia Care Center.  He was born October 30, 1926, in Embarrass, MN, the son of Richard and Rose (R… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi is Magic!




Cycling on the Mesabi Trail near Biwabik. Photo courtesy IRTB.Editor’s note: Mesabi Is Magic is a new HTF monthly column brought to us by Beth Pierce and the Iron Range Tourism Bureau. We love the idea of learning about the promotion and marke… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Teaching kids about money




The 1st National Bank piggy in Mt. Iron is calling all savers! Does your child have a savings account? Photo by Marcus Bustamante.If there is one thing I wish my parents ha done a better job teaching me, it is how to handle money. My parents were th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]


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