Samuel Andrew Calivas



Samuel Andrew Calivas, 95, of Hibbing passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Heritage Manor in Chisholm.   A family burial will be held at Maple Hill Cemetery.  Pastor Rod Tuomi will officiate.  Military Honors accorded by th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Carol Delphine Bakkethun



Graveside services for Carol Delphine Bakkethun, 91, of Chisholm, formerly of Aurora, will be  10:05 a.m. Monday, September 12, 2016 at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.  Arrangements are by the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Fun… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dean B. Hoover



Dean B. Hoover, 63, long-time Range resident, recently living in Shakopee, passed peacefully surrounded by family after a courageous fight with cancer, Sunday, September 4, 2016. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are wit… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

St. Louis County Veterans Service Office to host town hall meeting in Ely



Military veterans and their families in the Ely area who are looking for information, or may have questions about their eligibility for certain benefits, will have the opportunity to meet and talk with a variety of experts. The St. Louis County Vete… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Schools of a bygone era




Re-built School #101 on Hwy. 4 across from what was JT’s Market. Submitted by Gerry Kangas.School consolidation issues have been at the forefront of news, debate, and controversy in our rural areas for several years. But, the consolidation of … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Palo-Markham schools of the early 1900s




Frank Lake’s school bus in Palo. Submitted by Gerry Kangas.As the pioneers in the first decade of the 20th century began settling in the region south of the St. Louis River, to as far as the Whiteface River, schools quickly began dotting the a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Old Central School in Grand Rapids: A community landmark




The semicircular arches over window and door openings of the Old Central School in Grand Rapids are features of its Richardsonian Romanesque architectural design style. Photos by Cindy Kujala.GRAND RAPIDS – If you’ve ever wondered about … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Backus School in International Falls, now a community center




The E.W. Backus Junior High School in International Falls, now the Backus Community Center, reflects many elements of the Art Deco style of architecture. Photos by Kallie Kantos, Perceptions Photography of International Falls, MN.INTERNATIONAL FALLS… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The early days of Orr’s schools: Memories




Pioneer School #2 at the intersection of Ableman Road and County Rd. 962 in Greaney. Date unknown.EDITORIAL NOTE: Thank you to Syvilla Shermer of Orr for providing the following information and photos. – Kirsten Reichel, HTF Staff Writer Earl… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Do you ping? Technological changes in my lifetime




Do you ping, twitter, text, snapchat, or facetime? If not, do you even know what that terminology means? I text, I also use my phone as, well, a phone, in that I actually use it to have a conversation with another person. I take pictures with it, an… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]


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