Richard Frank Debeltz

Richard Frank Debeltz, 75, of Hibbing, passed away quietly with his family by his side Saturday, Apr. 14, 2018, at his home. Richard was born April 4, 1943 in Ely to Alex and Mary (Jamnick) Debeltz. He attended junior college before becoming a welder… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password […]

Jane M. Shoden

Jane M. Shoden, 94, of Virginia died Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 at St. Michael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia. She was born July 9, 1923 in Soudan, Minnesota the daughter of Arthur and Mabel (Lee) Hendrickson, and grew up in Kugler Twp., g… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

May Irene Hopkins

May Irene Hopkins, 92, of Hibbing, died Saturday, Apr. 14, 2018 at the Fairview Range Medical Center. She was born April 30, 1925 in Hibbing, the daughter of John Emil and Emma (Elgland) Stone; and graduated from Hibbing High School and Virginia Juni… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Ida E. Hugger Saari

Ida E. Hugger Saari, 97, passed away Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018 in Hibbing. Ida was born in Drayton, ND to Bertil and Ida (Jacobson) Fridberg on December 23, 1920. She grew up on the farm near Robbin, MN and moved to Hibbing in 1942. In 1945, she was un… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Raymond Paul Manzoline

Raymond Paul Manzoline, 88, longtime resident of Hibbing, died Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018 at the MN Veteran’s Home in Silver Bay.  He was born October 22, 1929, in Ishpeming, MI.  He was the youngest of six children born to Nunzio and Josephine (Zeppo)… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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The Wizard(s) of OZ(bach)

There's no place like Hometown Focus


There’s no Yellow Brick Road in the Land of Oz (better yet, the Land of Asbach) that is known as Hometown Focus. It’s more like roads with potholes and sidewalks often covered with snow. Rather than poppy fields and winged monkeys, our Land of Oz… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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