Helga Viola Mattson



Helga Viola Mattson, 90, of Silver Bay, formerly of Rural Aurora, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 in Two Harbors. Helga was born May 31, 1927 in Palo to John and Mayme (Hill) Kari. She grew up in Aurora and graduated from the Aurora High School… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]

Lynn Henry Mugge



 Lynn Henry Mugge, 76, of Hoyt Lakes, died Wednesday, Oct.18, 2017 surrounded by his family at his home.  He was born January 27, 1941 to Lloyd and Clara (Mews) Mugge in Spencer, IA.  He grew up in Sanborn, MN until his family moved t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Robert LeRoy Andersen



 Robert LeRoy Andersen, 88, of Virginia and formerly of Aurora, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Edgewood Vista in Virginia.  He was born May 20, 1929, the son of Andrew and Margaret (Luchau) Andersen, on the family farm in Gary, MN. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Carmen “Carm” P. Figliola



 Carmen “Carm” P. Figliola, 87, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 in Britt, MN.  Carmen was born on July 16, 1930 in Virginia to Michael and Assunta (Mary) Figliola, who immigrated from Montefalcone, Italy. He was proud of his Italian heri… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Bernard Arthur Hovet



Bernard Arthur Hovet, 83, of Virginia, passed away Sunday, Oct.22, 2017 at him home. Bernard was born December 26, 1933 in Goodridge, MN to Arnold and Julia (Miller) Hovet. He graduated from high school and joined the Air Force, serving four years d… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Leo G. Maki



Leo G. Maki, 101, of Buhl, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at Northland Village in Buhl.  A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Buhl at 11:00 a.m. with visitation be… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Roger J. Hull



Memorial service for Roger J. Hull, 93, of Hoyt Lakes will be 11 a.m. Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Hoyt Lakes with Pastor Jerry Kosanovich officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Artist Kierstin LaPatka finds fulfillment in the world of character design




The scarecrow, created by Kierstin, will greet visitors at her home this Halloween. Photos submitted.Kierstin LaPatka grew up in Anoka, MN, but was a frequent visitor to the Northland since her dad Greg, step-mom Jodi, and step-sisters Marissa and E… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

New plaque to commemorate first building in Eveleth, 1892




A later photo of the historic log cabin that was Eveleth’s first building (viewed from the southwest). Archives and Special Collections, Martin Library, University of Minnesota Duluth.EVELETH – The Eveleth Heritage Committee is celebrati… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A taste of FinnFest: Yhdessä/Together theme of Finland 100




Finnish President Sauli Niinistö received an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Minnesota during FinnFest 2017. Submitted photos.I was happy to be able to attend sessions of FinnFest 2017 on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Orchestral Hall and … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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