Paul Anthony Staffaroni

Paul Anthony Staffaroni, 66, of Buhl, MN, has lost his battle with multiple health problems and passed to eternal life on Nov. 20, 2017. Paul was born on January 31, 1951, to Jeanne and Louis Staffaroni, and was a lifelong Buhl resident.  He graduate… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Robert “Bob” Schroeder

Robert “Bob” Schroeder, 69, of Breezy Point, MN, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Essentia St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, MN. He was born to Harold and Elizabeth Schroeder on August 1, 1948, in Breckenridge, MN. Bob loved gardening, de… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lauri Henry Anttila

Lauri Henry Anttila, 89, of Palo, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at Essentia Health-Northern Pines in Aurora. He was born on March 4, 1928 to Anton and Ida (Wilson) Anttila in Palo. Lauri grew up in Palo and attended Aurora High School.  Following… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fairview Mesaba Clinics welcomes Hibbing native Dr. Kasey Kapella

Dr. Kasey Kapella HIBBING— Fairview Range is pleased to welcome Kasey Kapella, M.D. to its medical staff. Dr. Kapella specializes and is board certified in family practice and geriatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Minn… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church

Children’s letters to Santa



This week’s letters to Santa were contributed by students from the North Woods School in Cook. Thank you goes out to the students and the teachers that worked on this fun project. It seems that puppies are a popular request this year along with th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Living, loving and appreciating what’s in front of us

Northern Minnesota: There is magic in small town life


 “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” –Dr. Seuss Growing up in a small town can be frustrating, especially as a teen. I can still remember feeling endlessly disgruntled with the lack of dining and ente… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The Hot 20, Top Tech 12 and STEM 10 toys of 2017

Here are the toys predicted to top kids’ Christmas wish lists

FurReal Roarin’ Tyler, The Playful Tiger (Hasbro) is on the list of Hot 20 toys.The Toy Insider, one of the toy industry’s most influential organizations and a trusted go-to resource for parents and gift-givers, unveiled its expert picks for the best… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey. Submitted photo.PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO – The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd Annivers… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Santa’s veterinarian visits North Pole for reindeer exam

 In addition to his naughtyand nice list, Santa Claus has procured another important piece of paperwork for the holiday: A clean bill of health for his reindeer. Dr. Mike Topper, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) an… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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