Salad luncheon in Biwabik



BIWABIK – A spring salad luncheon will be held on Wednesday, April 26, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Biwabik. Cost is $7. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

The Long Line

Every summer has a story: My bucket list for this one


Always write down your goals. Submitted photo.Spring is here and to be honest, I am not a huge fan. I love both winter and summer, but I don’t care for this limbo-like season. Let’s be honest, who likes dirty snowbanks and the awkwardnes… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue

Comfort zones are where dreams go to die.


 It is Easter weekend, a time of remembrance and celebration for Christians, and usually a good time for self-reflection, at least for this guy. It’s also springtime, a time of new beginnings as things begin to green up. For me, it brings… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Stream trout fishing opportunities abound for Saturday opener



Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR.Minnesota’s stream trout season opens this Saturday, April 15, and with the early spring weather of 2017 anglers should find good fishing conditions around much of the state, according to the Minnesota Departmen… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ely’s International Wolf Center celebrates one-millionth visitor



The International Wolf Center’s interpretive center in Ely will host a special Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 22. Photo courtesy of The International Wolf Center.ELY – The International Wolf Center achieved an important milesto… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Temporary prisoners of The Rock

Virginia A Cappella choir group stuck on Alcatraz during storm


(From left) Virginia High School choir members Danica Maronick-Alberts, Holly Bachschneider, Annie Bachschneider, Kayla Reimer, Erin Alaspa, Kyra Okland and Emmalee Line wait out the storm under space blankets on Alcatraz. Submitted photos.SAN FRANC… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tower woman spent childhood summers on Alcatraz Island

Grandfather guarded infamous prison until its closing


 Barbara Allegrezza recalls being stuck on “The Rock.” When the current Tower resident was a child, she spent many days and weekends with her grandparents and uncle on Alcatraz Island. Her grandfather, William Walters, was a guard a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Virginia Fire Department

Run Report: April 3 – April 9, 2017

 During the week of April 3rd – April 9th the Virginia Fire department was called for service one hundred and two times; ten fire calls, thirty transfers, and sixty-two 9-1-1 EMS calls. The fire call ranged from motor vehicle accidents fo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

VFD personnel receive 911 Life Saver Award



VFD personnel receive 911 Life Saver Award. Front row (l. to r.): Paramedic Zach Yurczyk, First Responders Keith Nyman and Julie Nyman. Back row: Deputies Erik Johnson and Chad Larson, Emergency Communications Specialist Jacob Lassila, Deputy Ch… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALOME’S STARS



 LEO (July 23 to August 22) You might have just learned that someone close to you is keeping a secret. And, of course, the Cat’s curiosity has gone into overdrive. But be patient. All is revealed soon enough. VIRGO (A g September 22) Don&… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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