Herbert Erick Kruegel



 Herbert Erick Kruegel, 82, of Hibbing, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Heritage Manor in Chisholm.  Herbert was born September 24, 1934 in Berlin, Germany.  He came to the United States in 1955 and began to work constructing … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Irene Lucille (Jesness) Helsel



Irene Lucille (Jesness) Helsel, 90, of Virginia, formerly of Biwabik, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehab in Virginia.  She was born March 20, 1927 in Fosston, MN to John and Joren (Austad) Mortenson.  She was b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Gordon L. Gulbranson



Gordon L. Gulbranson, 74, of Eveleth, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 at St Raphael’s Health and Rehabilitation. Gordon was born on July 15, 1943 to Ludvig and Marie Gulbranson. Gordon proudly served his Country and was a retired Veteran, M… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Terry Lee Thorne



Memorial service for Terry Lee Thorne, 84, of Hoyt Lakes, will be 10 a.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Hoyt Lakes with Fr. Peter Lambert officiating.  Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the churc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dale E. Meyer



Dale E. Meyer, 81, of Eveleth passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017.  A graveside service for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Sand Lake Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Nathan Sager will officiate. Lunch will be serv… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Carold “Max” Francis DeJarlais



Carold “Max” Francis DeJarlais, 70, of Hibbing, died unexpectedly at home on October 1, 2017.  Born in Hibbing to Carold “Jiggs” and Philomena “Minnie” (Comparoni) DeJarlais on April 12, 1947, Carold grew up in Keewatin and graduated from … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kiewit: Culture of safety sustains succ ess “Moosejaw” a unique project for construction giant




An October 2016 aerial view of the bridge under construction. The massive Terex CC 6800 crawler crane is at the center of the photo lifting a steel girder into place for the bridge deck. Photo by Insight Environmental.VIRGINIA – Safety first is the … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Huston helps steer bridge, highway relocation job to completion

MnDOT project manager enjoyed “crazy, wild ride”


Pat Huston (center), MnDOT’s project manager for the Highway 53 relocation project, talks with Congressman Rick Nolan (left) and MnDOT’s Duane Hill, District 1 transportation engineer, on the causeway beneath the new bridge in June, 2017… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Final Coffee and Conversation on project held



VIRGINIA – “You guys are like family.” MnDOT’s Pat Huston thanked the group of community members, the core of which have been coming faithfully to the monthly Coffee and Conversation meetings on the Highway 53 relocation proj… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Bridge: A monument to the mining industry

IT WILL LONG BE A REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF MINING IN OUR LIVES

The Virginia Servicemen’s Club Honor Guard posted the colors at the start of the Highway 53 Relocation Project dedication. Photo by Cindy Kujala.EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the speech that Sen. David Tomassoni gave at the Highway 53 … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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