Jason William Triska



 Jason William Triska, 24, of Cook, tragically passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016, due to the result of injuries sustained in an All Terrain Vehicle accident. He was born on December 11, 1991, in Virginia, the son of Mike and Jackie (Kries) Tri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Bernard “Bernie” C. Soger



Bernard “Bernie” C. Soger, 53, of Orr, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at his residence of natural causes. Bernie was born on January 25, 1963 in Virginia, the son of Larry and Helga (Christensen) Soger. He grew up in Orr where he resided all his… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Gary W. Burgess



 Gary W. Burgess, 60, of Tower, died very unexpectedly Thursday, May 5, 2016 in his home. He was born May 27, 1955 in Virginia, the son of Linden and Lorraine (Semon) Burgess.  He was a graduate of Tower-Soudan High School, Ely Junior Coll… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

William Joseph “Bill” Boril



William Joseph “Bill” Boril, 84, a lifelong resident of Virginia and Lake Vermilion, died Thursday, May 5 in the Cook Hospital.  He was born March 19, 1932 in Virginia, the son of J.C. and Edith (Anderson) Boril.  He was a 1951 graduate of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gianni Epinoza



Gianni Epinoza, born August 25, 2009, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Charlotte, NC.  A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Range Funeral Home at 2 p.m. w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

James Ray Luukkonen



James Ray Luukkonen, 65, of Zim, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016 at his residence. James was born May 16, 1950 in Virginia to Edwin and Mildred (Anderson) Luukkonen. He graduated from Cherry High School in 1968. He was known as the class clown a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Daniel Michael Fossland, Sr.



Daniel Michael Fossland, Sr., 56, of Virginia and formerly of Fayetteville, NC, died Monday, May 9, 2016 in Virginia.  He was born September 19, 1959, in Minneapolis, MN the son of Melvin Conrad and Verneil Margaret (Bell) Fossland.  He gr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Georgia Mae Loe



Private family services for Georgia Mae Loe, 80, of Lake Vermilion-Tower, will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.Georgia died suddenly Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Cook Community Hospital in … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

FROM THE WATER TO THE WALL

Taxidermy preserves your fishing memories


Taxidermist Anna Johnson, owner of Up-Scale Fish Taxidermy in Makinen, is shown at her taxidermy booth at the Iron Range Earth Fest in Mt. Iron on April 23, 2016. Photo by Hannah White.MAKINEN – Clear blue skies, calm water, the sound of a loo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Celebrating 50 years

Northern State Bank: Character with a capital ‘C’


 VIRGINIA – You have to climb 20 steps (with two landings) to get to Kurt Sundquist’s office on the second floor of Northern State Bank. It’s worth it, though. He’s got a great view – a straight shot looking east down the entire length of Chest… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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