Baldino Walter Rodorigo



Baldino Walter Rodorigo, 97, of Hibbing, died, Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Range Fairview in Hibbing. Baldino was born March 1, 1919 in Virginia to John and Marcelia (Aluni) Rodorigo. He grew up and attended school in Virginia. In his senior ye… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Joan “Jennie” M. Hooper



Joan “Jennie” M. Hooper, 91, of Chisholm, died Monday, December 26, 2016, at Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Chisholm.  She was born March 12, 1925, in Chisholm to Angelo and Nessa (Amato) Racchini.  She was a lifelong Chisholm resi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Loralee H. Isham, “ogema-equay”



 Loralee H. Isham, “ogema-equay” – meaning “leader lady” in Chippewa, 50, of Tower, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.  She was born on May 31, 1966 in Renton, WA, the daughter of L… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Catherine C. Norton



 Catherine C. Norton, 82, longtime resident of the Orr area  passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis.  Catherine was born on October 31, 1934 in Concord, NH the daughter of H… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Katherine D. Cvetan



Katherine D. Cvetan, 96, formerly of Soudan, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl.  She was born at home in Tower on September 11, 1920, the daughter of Joseph and Rose (Nemanich) Grahek.  Katherine was unite… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Edna Irene (Gundy) Alto



 Edna Irene (Gundy) Alto, 95, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Essentia Health in Virginia.  Edna was born in Buhl, MN to Grace and Edward Gundy, the seventh of ten children, and a graduate of Martin Hughes High School in Buhl. She marr… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Barbara Leinonen



 Barbara Leinonen, 85, of Virginia, died Tuesday, December 27, at Edgewood Vista.  The Fried Bread Lady has left the Food Court. She was born August 22, 1931, in Virginia, to Joseph and Stella (Lasky) Schley. On August 13, 1949, she marrie… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Larry Gene Powell Sr.



Larry Gene Powell Sr., 68, of Palo, died Sunday, December 25, 2016 at his home.  He was born on August 29, 1948 to Eldon and Edna (Johnson) Powell in Rush City, MN.  Larry’s family moved to Hoyt Lakes in the 1950’s.  He graduated from… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

January 1 more than just New Year’s Day: From Julius Caesar to Times Square



 January 1 marks the first day of the new year according to the Gregorian calendar, which is the most widely used calendar across the globe. The arrival of January 1 is a cause for celebration in many countries, but the first day of the year ha… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New Year’s celebrations across the globe



Much of the world rings in the new year in grand fashion. Celebrations may include fireworks, concerts and, of course, champagne. But while there might be common elements to New Year’s celebrations regardless of geography, the parties can vary great… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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