Georgine Tuominen

Celebrating the life of Georgine Tuominen, 73, who received her angel wings on Saturday May 5, 2018, surrounded in the loving arms of her family in Hibbing, MN. The loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend will forever be remembered for th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Andrew John Licari

Andrew John Licari, 97, “the Brown Bomber from Biwabik” has passed away. Andrew was born June17, 1920 to Peter and Antoinina (Angello) Licari from Biwabik.  He was one of six children. Andy was baptized in the Catholic Church and was a life-long memb… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Michael “Mike” Leonard Kemp

Michael “Mike” Leonard Kemp, 74, of Cook, MN, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at his home. Michael was born on June 7th, 1943 to Helvi (Kuukari) and Leonard Kemp in Virginia, MN. He graduated from Virginia High School in 1961 and attended colleg… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Roger Norman Carpenter

Roger Norman Carpenter, 73, of Hibbing died Thursday, May 10, 2018 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born August 8, 1944 in Hibbing, the son of Clifford and Anna (Mattson) Carpenter, Sr. and was a graduate of Hibbing High School. Roger mar… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Marlys Elaine (Wright/Valley) Sitts

Marlys Elaine (Wright/Valley) Sitts, 85, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 8, 2018 at Northern Pines in Aurora, MN.  She was born on September 24, 1932 to Roy and Luella (Whited) Wright in Funkley, MN. Marlys grew up in Loman,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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One man’s scrap of wood is another man’s handicraft


Illustration by Doug Nelson.VIRGINIA – “That’s junk, Nellie. I’ll get you some good stuff,” Uncle Bud generously offered. “No, no, no,” I quickly replied. “This wood will work just great for what I’ve got in mind.” I had stopped by for a visit to Unc… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Todd’s Rust Resurrection: Creating one-of-a-kind artwork

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Todd’s Rust Resurrection: Creating one-of-a-kind artwork


How many household/garage items can you pick out of this Rust Resurrection creation by Todd Merten? Submitted photo. MT. IRON – Todd Merten has always loved to create. He has been welding and creating since he was a teenager. He learned how to wel… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Scrap metal used to make beautiful works of rusted art



Two old trucks mark the driveway entrance to Vermilion Repair. Photos by Kirsten Reichel. COOK – Jeff Annen is talented in car repair and fabrication and he doesn’t like to see things go to waste. Combine those traits with a creative personality a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Recognizing pica symptoms in house cats

 Playing with yarn is fine. But if a cat eats it, it could be a sign of a medical condition known as pica. Cats can have some strange eating habits, preferring dog kibble to their own canned food or munching on a blade of grass here and there. H… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]


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