Frank Myron Gruden



 Frank Myron Gruden, 74, of Biwabik, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at St. Raphael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth.  He was born on October 4, 1943 to John and Josephine (Remskar) Gruden in Mirna Peĉ, Yugoslavia.  Frank ser… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Edmund Anthony Zottola



 Edmund Anthony Zottola, 85, passed away peacefully from complications due to Alzheimer’s on Oct. 4, 2017 at the Cook Care Center, with Marsha, his wife of 57 years by his side. Edmund was born in Gilroy, CA, the son of first generation Italian… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Aaron Scott Blankenship



Aaron Scott Blankenship passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. A Memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia at 1 p.m.. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Dona Raye (Jensen-Mehle) DuFault



 Dona Raye (Jensen-Mehle) DuFault, 64, of Hibbing, passed away too soon and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.   A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 21st a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

THE OLCOTT PARK FOUNTAIN PROJECT: RESTORATION IS CLOSER TO REALITY




An architectural rendering of the Olcott Park Fountain Restoration Project in Virginia when completed. By DSGW Architects.VIRGINIA – As I was going over some emails last month in regard to the Olcott Park Fountain, I realized that it’s b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

COMMUNITY TO VOTE ON REFERENDUM ON NOV. 7

A GIANT need for students and the Mesabi East community


An artist’s rendering of the proposed additions covered by the bond referendum. Submitted by Gregg Allen, superintendent of Mesabi East.AURORA – This summer saw Mesabi East School in Aurora shine at the Track and Field State Championships at Hamline… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

ADVENTURE SEAPLANES OF TOWER

Offering a variety of flight experiences and a future career


A variety of planes were represented at the Adventure Seaplanes fly-in. Shown parked on the shoreline of Nelson’s Resort on Crane Lake, one of the fly-in destinations. Photo submitted.In July I was given the opportunity to interview the owners… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

October is American Humane’s adopt-a-dog Month

Be a hero to dogs young and old at your local shelter

 Each October, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the nation’s leading first responder for animals in need, encourages animal lovers to consider adopting a dog from a local shelter or rescue group … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Seeds of kindness in the face of tragedy




When it is hard and you are doubtful, give more. –Francis Chan Every day there’s a new tragedy. Stories of heartbreak from around the globe flood the news and social media. Blame is claimed and shifted, solutions disputed. We point fing… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wild rice: A very versatile grain




 Wild rice season is upon us. From what I understand, the yield has been pretty decent this year. I try to get about 20 pounds each season to make sure there is enough to last to the next year (or have a stash in case there is a bad year for ri… Please register for a free account or log […]


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